• Developer who launched Downtown loft bonanza now buying in Chinatown

    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 […]

    Date: Jun 13, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

    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 […]

    Date: Jun 13, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Bicultural Soccer Star Lee Nguyen Is Embraced Around The World

    The Vietnamese American footballer has charted a winding path, but he’s brought #Nguyensanity with him every step of the way. By Kimberly Alters Lee Nguyen knows how to put a soccer ball in the back of a net. He’s done it roughly 70 times as a professional footballer and on three different continents: Europe, Asia […]

    Date: Jun 13, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NYPD ‘actively’ working to recruit Asian-American women into force

    Female Asian-American NYPD officers. Richard Harbus The NYPD is “actively working to recruit more” Asian-American female cops after the group made up just 3 percent of the total graduates in the most recent Police Academy class. Korean-American Officer Soojin Kim, 40, who works in the NYPD’s recruitment office, says she knows first-hand the main obstacle […]

    Date: May 29, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans fastest-growing group in Southern Nevada

    LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA APRonnakon Silpasuvun, center, owner of Archi’s Thai Bistro, speaks with Cameron Belt, left, and Kai Muangchoo at his restaurant in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS >> It’s growing crowded inside the Shrine of Our Lady of La Vang in Las Vegas. What began in 2000 as a few dozen Vietnamese Catholics gathering […]

    Date: May 29, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • What It’s Like To Be An Asian American Woman In STEM Today

    Courtesy of Susan Choe/Anna Lee Asians Americans in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are in a unique position: While Asian American workers are often overrepresented, women in the community are typically underrepresented in these industries. And sexist bias, coupled with the harmful “model minority” myth, can be enormously damaging. Asurvey of 3,000 Asian […]

    Date: May 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fox Gets ‘F’ On Asian American Representation Report Card After Withholding Diversity Data

    The network consistently has not shared data with the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition for its annual evaluation of major networks’ progress toward diversity and inclusion. Major TV networks just received scores on the inclusion of individuals of Asian descent. The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition released its annual report card last week, scoring ABC, […]

    Date: May 07, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NBC Bay Area & AACI Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Dr. Stephanie Chao

    Dr. Stephanie Chao is a surgeon, professor and advocate for children’s health issues. She is also dedicated to community and international health work. She works with the Asian Liver Center and HepBMoms towards the global eradication of hepatitis B, the leading cause of liver cancer and liver disease globally. Dr. Chao helped launch the Jade […]

    Date: May 01, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • GIVING VIETNAMESE COFFEE ITS DUE IN AMERICA

    A new wave of Vietnamese-American entrepreneurs have made it their mission to redefine Vietnamese-grown beans as a serious contender in the specialty coffee industryBY NATALIE PATTILLO APRIL 23, 20190 Comments A coffee farm in Da Lat, Vietnam, also known as the “City of Eternal Spring” for its temperate climate Sahra Nguyen In late 2016, after a stint in […]

    Date: Apr 30, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Studies Department celebrates 50th anniversary with gala

    By Ivan Natividad    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 This mural was unveiled on SF State’s campus in 2003, and honors Asian American historical figures and the 1968 Third World Liberation Front strikers that paved the way for the first and only College of Ethnic Studies in the U.S.   Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnus Jose Antonio Vargas tapped as keynote […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0