• 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
  • PBS Distribution Locks Down ‘Abacus: Small Enough To Jail

    EXCLUSIVE: PBS Distribution has picked up the North American rights to Toronto film fest doc Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, from director Steve James. The company is planning a spring theatrical release, beginning May 19 at New York City’s IFC Center. It centers on the dramatic saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 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
  • As other malls die off, this one in Arcadia focuses on Asian shopper

      hen Taiwanese menswear brand SST&C opened its first U.S. store last year, the company bypassed glitzy shopping hubs such as Beverly Hills or South Coast Plaza in favor of a mall tucked into the San Gabriel Valley. What Westfield Santa Anita lacks in name recognition, it makes up for with one huge edge: a […]

    Date: Apr 10, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0