• 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
  • New PAC hopes to energize Asian American progressives in Orange County

    Many Asian politicians in Orange County are Republican. Most voters aren’t. As she addressed a group of mostly Asian Americans, Katie Nguyen Kalvoda spoke of the need for elected leaders who “not only look like us, but truly represent us”. In a county where the vast majority of Asian American elected representatives are Republicans, Kalvoda was referring […]

    Date: May 07, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Next Mayor of Boston?

    6:00 AM ET Michelle wu wanted to free the T. On a subfreezing February morning, the Boston city councilor was handing out flyers at the Park Street subway station. In a soft voice, she urged bundled commuters to sign a petition opposing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s proposal for a 6.3 percent fare hike, part of […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese immigrants helped build California, but they’ve been written out of its history

    In 2014, the U.S. Labor Department formally inducted the Chinese workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad into its Hall of Honor, giving them a place in American labor history alongside union leaders such as Eugene V. Debs and A. Philip Randolph and champions of worker dignity such as Mother Jones and Cesar Chavez. What was remarkable […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 1
  • ASIAN AMERICA Asian American political groups announce Democratic presidential candidate forum

    Two groups said they planned to host the event focused on Asian American and Pacific Islander issues Sept. 8. Asian American political groups plan to host a forum in Orange County, California, for Democratic presidential candidates this September, the groups announced Thursday. AAPI Victory Fund, a super PAC, and Asian Americans Rising, a PAC, said […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Victims losing an average of $164K to scam that targets Chinese Americans

    The FCC is warning of robocall scams that target Chinese Americans. Callers claim to be from the Chinese Embassy or Consulate. They may ask for immediate payment for overdue credit cards or demand payment of fine for a package linked to a criminal investigation. Victims are losing an average of $164,000, with a combined loss […]

    Date: Apr 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0