Archive for January, 2017

100+ AAPI Orgs Vow to Resist the Trump Administration

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by imprentacomm

Coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations: “We will reject any attempts by the Trump Administration to use AAPIs to make a case for their legitimacy and diversity.”   As President Donald Trump busily signs executive orders, more than 100 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations have come together to resist the new […]

Trump’s spokesman on Cabinet: ‘It’s not just about skin color or ethnic heritage’

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by imprentacomm

Washington (CNN)Incoming White House spokesman Sean Spicer defended President-elect Donald Trump’s commitment to diversity, saying that highlight the fact that the new Cabinet will be the first in 30 years without a Latino is “a very narrow way to look at it.” “It is a priority but I think it is a very narrow way […]

Before Asian Americans could be ‘woke,’ they had to shed the ‘Oriental’ label

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by imprentacomm

Frances Huynh, 24, grew up in El Monte among a community of Chinese, Vietnamese and Mexican immigrants where being Asian American was something she knew rather than asserted. But in college, she began to read about Asian American history and met other activists. After graduating, she volunteered in Chinatown. Her identity became less of a […]

Imprenta Produces PSA Video to Promote Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 by imprentacomm

Imprenta Communications Group partnered with Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) to produce a PSA video that highlights the importance and need to have APA leaders in elected office.  APAICS is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, […]

Asian Americans Stand Up, Speak Out Against Trump, Hatred at Women’s March

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 by imprentacomm

WASHINGTON — As Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) joined the hundreds of thousands who attended the Women’s March on Washington, others who helped elect a target of the demonstrators’ ire, President Donald Trump, celebrated Saturday night at an Asian-American inaugural gala not far from the White House. As the inaugural weekend drew to a […]

Imprenta Communications Group Among the Most Decorated PR Firms in 2016

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 by imprentacomm

  Imprenta Communications Group, an ethnic marketing, campaign and public affairs firm, has had another successful year of winning campaigns – both for their clients and for their work. Imprenta ends 2016 with a record-breaking year of winning numerous MarCom awards. In total, Imprenta won more than 20 awards and recognition for its creative work […]

Asian-American Leaders Reflect on Obama’s Legacy for the Community

Posted on January 11th, 2017 by imprentacomm

*President Barack Obama shakes hands with Bill Imada in a meeting with a group of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national leaders to discuss immigration reform, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, May 8, 2013. Pete Souza / The White House   When President Obama re-established the White House Initiative on Asian […]

2016: The Year in Asian-Americans Fighting Back in Hollywood

Posted on January 11th, 2017 by imprentacomm

George Takei, Constance Wu, and Margaret Cho. Photo-Illustration: Vulture Late last week, Margaret Cho went on Bobby Lee’s podcast TigerBelly, where she discussed, among many other things, conversations she had with Tilda Swinton that left her feeling like a “house Asian.” Swinton had contacted Cho, a stranger, because the controversy over her casting as the […]

The 115th Congress is History-Making for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Posted on January 9th, 2017 by imprentacomm

From a record number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Congress to the first Indian-American women elected to the Senate and House of Representatives, the swearing in of the 115th Congress Tuesday represents a number of history-making firsts for the AAPI community: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is the first Thai American elected to […]