• Asian Americans Win Big In National, State and Local Elections

    Some 150 Americans of Asian cultures won impressive victories in the November 6 midterm elections at the federal, state and local levels – even making history along the way. In the national races, Asian American lawmakers in the U.S. Congress handily won reelection, helping the Democratic Party retake the House of Representatives. Representatives Judy Chu, […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • With a new crop of Asian-American officials, Berkeley sets a new record

    Rashi Kesarwani, Rigel Robinson, Jenny Wong and James Chang: four newly elected representatives for Berkeley. Photos: Courtesy When Rashi Kesarwani and Rigel Robinson sit down at the City Council dais tonight, it will be the first time in 41 years that there has been an Asian-American city councilmember in Berkeley. The new representatives are just two of four recently […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans Sue New York City Over School Desegregation Plan

    A GROUP OF Asian-American parents, civil rights groups and a parent teacher organization are attempting to block changes to the admissions process for New York City’s competitive entrance exam schools that would make the schools more racially diverse. The group filed a federal lawsuit in Manhattan on Thursday against New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Richard […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Despite Successful Minority Stereotype, Asian-Americans Face Worse Retirement Crisis Than Whites

    America’s families face a looming retirement crisis and it is worse for Asian-Americans and other communities of color than for whites. Millions of Asian-Americans work in low paid jobs located in high priced communities, but without benefits. Older Asian-Americans rely more on public assistance than any other population groups. Income and wealth inequality among Asian-Americans have also been rising […]

    Date: Sep 24, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New York’s likely first Asian-American state senator

    ALBANY — John Liu, best known for his former role as New York City comptroller, is poised to become New York’s first Asian-American state senator. It is something of a comeback for the trailblazing ex-city councilman, who ran for New York City mayor in 2013 and came in fourth place in that crowded Democratic primary after […]

    Date: Sep 24, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ box office success led to a massive spike in book sales

      NEW YORK — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan’s novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. “Crazy Rich Asians,” along with “China Rich Girlfriend” and “Rich People Problems,” have occupied the top three slots on The New York […]

    Date: Sep 20, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Imprenta Communications Group: Reaching Diverse Audiences Since Inception

        Communication is an art. In a world that grows smaller every day, the ability of a company to convey its message clearly to an increasingly diverse demographic is one of the bedrocks – and clear indicators – of success. Transcending language is but a small part of the challenge; there is no substitute for genuine familiarity and an understanding […]

    Date: Sep 20, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Layup Drill

    Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the rising star of Washington football, Jordan Clarkson’s summer vacation, and a soccer star’s crucial game to determine his future. All-American Rapp leads Dawgs Secondary Taylor Rapp (Photo from Rapp’s Instagram) The University of Washington football team began its […]

    Date: Sep 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New generation of Asian-American women are fighting to normalize mental health treatment

    When Kristina Wong’s mother told her if anyone finds out she went to therapy she would never be able to get a job, it became crystal clear just how taboo discussions of mental health were in her family. “That made it clear that my joy had a monetary value, and it was that shameful to […]

    Date: Sep 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • DOJ sides with Asian-American students in affirmative action suit against Harvard University

    The Department of Justice sided with Asian-American students and their families Thursday in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates based on race in its admissions process. The case, Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, was brought to the District Court in Massachusetts by students and parents who believe that the prestigious […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0