• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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