Archive for October, 2013

What’s Actually Behind the Low Asian-American Obesity Rate?

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on October 17, 2013 At first glance, it seems like most Asian-Americans pretty much have this whole obesity thing under control, by the looks of new national statistics. An estimated 11 percent of adult Americans of Asian descent are considered obese. Compare that to the nation’s obesity average as a whole, which stands steady […]

Asian-Americans Troubled By Stereotypes From White Evangelicals

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on October 11, 2013   RNS () — Asian-American Christians are voicing concerns over how they’re depicted by white evangelicals, most recently at a conference hosted by Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in California.   Saddleback recently hosted a conference by Exponential, a church-planting group, and a video on Tuesday (Oct. 8) left some Asian-Americans […]

Unemployment, Poverty Grow Among Asian Americans in Los Angeles County

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by imprentacomm

Posted on October 16, 2013   LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA — More Asian Americans live in Los Angles County than anywhere else in the United States. A recent report by Asian Americans Advancing Justice L.A. found that, from 2000 to 2010, Asian Americans were the fastest growing group in L.A. County. The report also found that […]

If Asian Americans Were A Country, They Would Represent the 18th Largest Economy In the World

Posted on October 7th, 2013 by imprentacomm

Collectively, Asian American buying power has risen 523% since 1990 to $718.4 billion in 2012. If Asian Americans were a country, they would represent the 18th largest economy in the world, providing a tremendous domestic growth opportunity. Buying power in this demographic is expected to top $1 trillion by 2017.   Asian Americans spend substantially […]