• California youth, Latino and Asian-American vote jumped in 2018

    Last year, 27.5 percent of young Californians voted, up from about 8 percent in 2014, and 36 percent of eligible Latinos voted, up from 17 percent. A first time voter casts her ballot during the midterm elections in Norwalk, California, on Oct. 24, 2018.Lucy Nicholson / Reuters fileFeb. 12, 2019, 3:02 PM PSTBy Suzanne Gamboa The […]

    Date: Feb 14, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Indiana’s Youngest Lawmaker Encourages Other Democrats To Run

    Rep. Chris Chyung, D-Dyer, is just beginning his first term in the Statehouse, and just by his very presence there, he is making history. Rep. Chris Chyung, D-Dyer, is just beginning his first term in the Statehouse, and just by his very presence there, he is making history. Chyung is 25 years old, making him […]

    Date: Jan 24, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Native Hawaiians Deconstruct the Misleading Narrative of Hawaii as Paradise

    Article Source: HyperAllergicOriginal Post Date: January 15, 2019 A mural by six Native Hawaiian contemporary artists serves as a counterpoint to the commercial imagery that has advertised the state as an exotic paradise. HONOLULU — When you imagine Hawaii, what do you think of? Perhaps hula girls dancing seductively at sunset, wearing grass skirts, coconut bras, and […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ takes Best Comedy at Critics’ Choice Awards

    Article Source:NBC NewsOriginal Post Date: January 14, 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards are considered a “strong bellwether” for the Oscars. The cast and crew of “Crazy Rich Asians” accept the award for Best Comedy at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica on Jan. 13, 2019.Chris Pizzello / APJan. 14, 2019, 9:48 AM PSTBy Charles Lam “Crazy Rich […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How this group helps Asian Americans go from city council to Congress

    Back in the late ’90s, Scott Nishimoto was a senior at the University of Hawaii when a flyer on the school bulletin board caught his eye. It was from a recently formed nonprofit called the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Institute, which was recruiting students to come to Washington D.C. to gain experience in government. […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 5 Asian Americans Are Running For California’s 53rd Assembly District

    Five Asian Americans are running in a team of 14-strong progressives to become delegates of the California Democratic Party’s 53rd Assembly District. They are Valerie Chow, Nancy Kim, Maikiko James, Christopher Myers and Kristina Wong of Team Ordinary Citizen. The Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEMS) are held every two years to elect 14 Assembly District Delegates (ADDs) to […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fast-Growing Korean Fried Chicken Chain Bonchon Is Gaining On KFC

      KFC may be looking over its shoulder because Bonchon, a restaurant chain specializing in Korean fried chicken is fast gaining on it. Bonchon’s revenue in 2017 grew 35% according to Technomic’s ranking of the country’s 500 largest restaurant chains. Bonchon now has 336 outlets globally including 87 units in operation in the U.S. with […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese-American WWII vets to receive Congressional Gold Medal

    After years of advocacy, the approximately 20,000 Chinese-American veterans of World War II will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. On Thursday, President Donald Trump signed the Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act into law, ordering the creation of the medal to recognize the Chinese Americans who volunteered or were drafted in WWII […]

    Date: Jan 03, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0