Archive for November, 2016

Polls Can Get Latino, Asian American Vote Wrong

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by imprentacomm

  People cast their votes at a polling station inside the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s central library branch in Baltimore, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Patrick Semansky / AP As the Presidential Election finally approaches, experts warn that there are good polls and bad polls which can lead to the wrong information about Latino and Asian […]

Record Number of Asian Americans Could Serve in Congress in 2017

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by imprentacomm

  An analysis of the Congressional elections by AsAmNews has projected it’s possible, even likely, a record number of Asian Americans will serve in Congress in 2017, tying or surpassing the record 12 Asian Americans currently serving in Congress. 30 Asian American candidates are running on the November ballot in congressional elections from California to […]

In divisive election year, a hard road to boosting Asian-American turnout

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by imprentacomm

Los Angeles resident Jim Chiu grew up in a household devoid of political talk. The 39-year-old computer technician said since his parents emigrated from China to the U.S., they have not voted or considered joining a party because “they don’t like to get involved.” Chiu broke with family tradition in 2012 when he voted for […]

DNC Releases Print and Radio Ads Targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters in Key States

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

DNC Releases Print and Radio Ads Targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters in Key States The effort is part of the Democrats closing argument to key constituencies  in the weeks before Election Day. WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee released print and radio ads aimed at reaching Asian American and Pacific Islander voters. The […]

Forum to focus on how Asian Americans are portrayed in Hollywood

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

The Center for Asian American Media announced Monday a partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal to address how Asian Americans are represented in Hollywood. The two organizations will bring together major industry players Wednesday on the Universal Studios lot for a forum entitled “Expanding the Conversation: Asian Americans in Media.” “People are hungry for authentic representations of Asian […]

High-Income Chinese-Americans Target Science, Tech

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by imprentacomm

By Mark Hrywna – November 2, 2016 Affluent Chinese-Americans put a greater emphasis on science and technology nonprofits (20 percent) than wealthy Americans generally (9 percent) but almost half of both groups prioritize children’s and education charities. Those were among the few differences between the two high-income groups, according to the “CTBC Bank Survey: Philanthropy […]