Archive for June, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander youth face bullying, lack visibility, report finds

Posted on June 26th, 2019 by imprentacomm

“We need these narratives to be uplifted so that policymakers understand that there are Asian communities in need of support.” California youth from smaller Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic groups experience high rates of bullying and feelings of cultural invisibility in school, a new report has found. The report, produced by the nonprofit Southeast […]

Asian Americans are Now the Largest Racial Group in 2 Bay Area Counties

Posted on June 26th, 2019 by imprentacomm

Asian Americans have now become the largest racial group in two Bay Area counties. The ethnic demographic now makes up the biggest population share in both Alameda County and Santa Clara County in California, Mercury News reports. Santa Clara County, where Silicon Valley is situated, became the first to have the biggest population of Asian Americans in 2014. […]

Developer who launched Downtown loft bonanza now buying in Chinatown

Posted on June 13th, 2019 by imprentacomm

Tom Gilmore has spent nearly $30 million scooping up properties in the neighborhood By Bianca Barragan  Jun 13, 2019, 3:09pm PDTSHARE In the early days of Downtown LA’s rebirth as a place where well-off people lived in lofts and hip restaurants and bars flourished, Tom Gilmore was heralded as a developer who could kick start the changes. In 2000, he bought […]

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

Posted on June 13th, 2019 by imprentacomm

In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham — whose father is a refugee from Vietnam — explores how Vietnamese entrepreneurs came to dominate the nail salon business in the United States.Adele Pham/Courtesy of ‘Nailed It’ If you’ve had a manicure lately, chances are you probably had it done at a nail salon run by people of […]