• NAAPPPA Honors ‘40 Under 40’ Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Politics

      An organization promoting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in politics and public affairs has released its second list celebrating rising professionals. The National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs (NAAPPPA) published its second “40 Under 40” list of AAPIs excelling in American politics Friday. The bipartisan list highlights workers who […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 16 quit commission for Asian American, Pacific Islanders since Trump’s election

      (Photo: White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) WASHINGTON – Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) submitted their resignations in a letter addressed to President Trump Wednesday. The resignations resulted from Trump’s policies that have “adversely” affected AAPI, according to a letter dated Feb. […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • DNC Chair Candidate Ellison Unveils Asian American and Pacific Islander Engagement Strategy

    As part of his bid to be the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison unveiled an engagement strategy for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Friday morning — the first of the declared DNC chair candidates to release a plan aimed at engaging the fastest-growing racial group in the country. […]

    Date: Feb 13, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 100+ AAPI Orgs Vow to Resist the Trump Administration

    Coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations: “We will reject any attempts by the Trump Administration to use AAPIs to make a case for their legitimacy and diversity.”   As President Donald Trump busily signs executive orders, more than 100 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations have come together to resist the new […]

    Date: Jan 31, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Trump’s spokesman on Cabinet: ‘It’s not just about skin color or ethnic heritage’

    Washington (CNN)Incoming White House spokesman Sean Spicer defended President-elect Donald Trump’s commitment to diversity, saying that highlight the fact that the new Cabinet will be the first in 30 years without a Latino is “a very narrow way to look at it.” “It is a priority but I think it is a very narrow way […]

    Date: Jan 31, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Stand Up, Speak Out Against Trump, Hatred at Women’s March

    WASHINGTON — As Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) joined the hundreds of thousands who attended the Women’s March on Washington, others who helped elect a target of the demonstrators’ ire, President Donald Trump, celebrated Saturday night at an Asian-American inaugural gala not far from the White House. As the inaugural weekend drew to a […]

    Date: Jan 23, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-American Leaders Reflect on Obama’s Legacy for the Community

    *President Barack Obama shakes hands with Bill Imada in a meeting with a group of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national leaders to discuss immigration reform, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, May 8, 2013. Pete Souza / The White House   When President Obama re-established the White House Initiative on Asian […]

    Date: Jan 11, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The 115th Congress is History-Making for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

    From a record number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Congress to the first Indian-American women elected to the Senate and House of Representatives, the swearing in of the 115th Congress Tuesday represents a number of history-making firsts for the AAPI community: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is the first Thai American elected to […]

    Date: Jan 09, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • UMD Asian American Student Union calls for solidarity at post-election town hall

    As a member of the black and Latinx communities, University of Maryland junior Alexis Ojeda-Brown wanted to see more solidarity among minorities after the presidential election. “In order to heal, we need to come together and understand what other people of color are going through,” said Ojeda-Brown, an history and English major. “By doing that, […]

    Date: Nov 21, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans Share Terrifying Stories Of Racism After Election

    Asian-Americans Share Terrifying Stories Of Racism After Election A Trump supporter made remarks in an interview that cast Japanese internment camps as exemplary ― proving there’s no shortage of racism toward Asian-Americans and other minorities after the election. In an interview Wednesday with Fox News, Carl Higbie, a retired Navy SEAL, cited the World War II-era […]

    Date: Nov 21, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0