Archive for November, 2016

Chinese shoppers go big on Black Friday

Posted on November 28th, 2016 by imprentacomm

  American businesses made a huge effort to attract Chinese shoppers during this year’s Black Friday shopping frenzy. That came as the group has become a major buying force during the U.S. Christmas season. Chinese shoppers are now a major contributor to America’s Black Friday shopping spree. Chinese shoppers reportedly spent $55 million during last […]

Asian-Americans drive Silicon Valley innovation

Posted on November 28th, 2016 by imprentacomm

PALO ALTO, U.S. — For millions of people around the globe, daily life is now dominated by the U.S. tech sector. Facebook is a primary communication tool for many, while iPhones or smartphones running Google’s Android operating system are the go-to handsets in many parts of the world. The virtual reality buzz created by Oculus, […]

Imprenta Communications Group Receives Prestigious PRism Award

Posted on November 28th, 2016 by imprentacomm

  Imprenta Communications Group Recognized for its Groundbreaking Work and Receives Prestigious PRism Award California-based ethnic marketing, public affairs and campaign firm joins an elite list of winners for outstanding communications campaigns PASADENA, CALIF. – Imprenta Communications Group received recognition from the Los Angeles Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) winning 2 PRism […]

The Unexpected Love Interest In “The Edge Of Seventeen

Posted on November 21st, 2016 by imprentacomm

The Edge of Seventeen actor Hayden Szeto told BuzzFeed News about the significance of playing an Asian-American man who gets the girl — and how he challenged stereotypes with his approach to the role. MILD SPOILERS! His first appearance in The Edge of Seventeen is a humble one: The audience meets soft-spoken, charming-yet-awkward Erwin Kim […]

UMD Asian American Student Union calls for solidarity at post-election town hall

Posted on November 21st, 2016 by imprentacomm

As a member of the black and Latinx communities, University of Maryland junior Alexis Ojeda-Brown wanted to see more solidarity among minorities after the presidential election. “In order to heal, we need to come together and understand what other people of color are going through,” said Ojeda-Brown, an history and English major. “By doing that, […]

Asian-Americans Share Terrifying Stories Of Racism After Election

Posted on November 21st, 2016 by imprentacomm

Asian-Americans Share Terrifying Stories Of Racism After Election A Trump supporter made remarks in an interview that cast Japanese internment camps as exemplary ― proving there’s no shortage of racism toward Asian-Americans and other minorities after the election. In an interview Wednesday with Fox News, Carl Higbie, a retired Navy SEAL, cited the World War II-era […]

Imprenta Communications Group Recognized for its Groundbreaking Work and Receives Prestigious PRism Award

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by imprentacomm

Imprenta Communications Group received recognition from the Los Angeles Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) winning 2 PRism Awards.  PRism Awards are awarded annually by the PRSA Los Angeles Chapter for outstanding programs and materials created by public relations professionals. Imprenta won a PRism Award in Diversity Communication for their work on […]

Asian American Women Reach A Milestone In The U.S. Senate

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by imprentacomm

For the first time in history, there will be three Asian American women in the U.S. Senate in January. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who in 2012 became the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate, will be joined in January by two more. On Tuesday, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) unseated incumbent Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), […]

U.S. Department of Education Awards $836,000 to 3 States for Asian American Pacific Islander Data Disaggregation Initiative

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by imprentacomm

The U.S. Department of Education announced today $836,000 in grants to Minnesota, Washington state and Hawaii to improve data collection of Asian American Pacific Islander students and to help identify effective practices to close achievement and opportunity gaps through data analysis. The Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Data Disaggregation Initiative, announced by U.S. Secretary of […]

Asian-American Voter Turnout Doubles in Battleground States

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by imprentacomm

In California, politicians long ago learned the importance of appealing to Asian-American voters. Now the rest of the country will have to figure it out too. Some California politicians have long had to learn how to appeal to Asian-American voters, particularly in districts such as Orange County, which has a large and politically active Vietnamese-American […]