• An Asian-American Awakening

    Have progressives poked a sleeping giant? A thousand New Yorkers showed up Sunday at City Hall to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid to substitute de facto racial quotas for a merit-based admission test at the city’s elite public schools. Two things make the protest striking. First, the protesters were Asian-American. Second, the big local […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Asian Glass Ceiling: Studying the Model Minority Myth

    When we examine the pipeline for leadership talent, Asian Americans aren’t there. “Asian Americans are the forgotten minority in the glass ceiling conversation,” says Buck Gee and Denise Peck, two former Silicon Valley executives in this must-read piece from HBR. In fact, they find, Asians are sometimes included with whites in corporate diversity reports and not counted […]

    Date: Jun 15, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Pacific-American success and pride unfold in Central Florida

      May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, dedicated to celebrating the contributions of the Asian-American community to our great nation. Though Asians have been in America since the time of Ferdinand Magellan, the numbers have always been small, though not for a lack of trying (see Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882). Indeed, May was chosen to […]

    Date: May 23, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Olympic Figure Skater Among Honorees During 2018 API Heritage Month

    Sacramento – The California Joint Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus announces the honorees for this year’s API Heritage Month “Excellence Awards” today (Monday, May 14th) at the State Capitol. Excellence in Advocacy: Amanda Nguyen – Founder and CEO of Rise Excellence in Business:  Ron Wong – President and CEO of Imprenta Communications Group, Inc. Excellence […]

    Date: May 21, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why Trump’s Census Change Could Hit Asian-Americans Especially Hard

      The Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the census does not bode well for Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, civil rights groups fear. Research has already shown that the minority group is significantly undercounted in the survey, with one-fifth of Asian-Americans and one-third of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders living in […]

    Date: Apr 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans, a Sleeping Political Giant

    Virginia is the clearest example of a state that has moved to the left politically. After decades as a Republican stronghold, it has voted Democratic in every top-tier statewide race — president, senator, governor — since 2010. But as well-known as Virginia’s transformation may be, one major cause of it hasn’t received much attention: Asian-American […]

    Date: Apr 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-American Groups Start Mental Health Program for DACA Recipients

    A group of Asian-American and Pacific Islander-serving organizations announced the creation of a mental health program for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and their families Thursday, a month after the White House announced that it was ending the program. Ten mental health service providers from the Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (A3PCON) […]

    Date: Jan 10, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Plenty of Asians at tech firms — but not in management ranks

      Google CEO Sundar Pichai When Silicon Valley talks about diversity, about boosting underrepresented groups, they’re not talking about Asians. Asian and Asian American tech workers are lumped in with white employees — categorized as overrepresented, a group that companies don’t need to worry about. That perception has for years overshadowed the reality faced by […]

    Date: Oct 10, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Lessons From the World War II Experiences of Japanese Americans for Today’s Muslim Americans

    During the 2016 presidential campaign, candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, respectively, were open to the ideas of a U.S. Muslim database and surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods. As President, Trump signed executive orders that effectively banned travel into the U.S. by people from a selected list of predominantly Muslim countries. Multiple Trump supporters have openly suggested the need to segregate Muslims into […]

    Date: Sep 26, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0