Posts Tagged as "Asian Americans"

Asian American Voters Not Being Engaged in Ca.’s Ballot Initiative Process

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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A new survey of Asian American voters in California finds that many do not vote on ballot initiatives because they don't know enough about them.

Documentary Screening Opens Discussion on Long Beach’s AAPI Community

Sep. 26, 2016 / By
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The film "Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story" prompts discussion on the issues affecting Long Beach's Asian American and Pacific Islanders, including schools, deportations, and refugee trauma.

Youth Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Southeast Asian Diaspora

May. 5, 2015 / By
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On Saturday, May 9th,  Khmer Girls in Action will host its 11th Annual Yellow Lounge arts and culture showcase which celebrates the resiliency of the Southeast Asian community who migrated to the U.S...

Stereotypes of Asian Men On TV is No Joking Matter

Nov. 7, 2014 / By
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In Long Beach, where there are high numbers of Cambodian and Filipino American youth, young Asian American men can feel lost and confused when they don’t fit the mold of the Asian stereotype of nerd or martial artist.

Korean TV Show Tackles Taboo Subject of Mental Illness

Oct. 16, 2014 / By
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South Korea is notorious for having one of the world’s highest suicide rates. Yet despite these glaring statistics, few if any South Koreans talk openly about mental health.

Why Teens From All Ethnic Backgrounds Love K-pop Music

Sep. 12, 2014 / By and
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When they're seen singing or dancing along to K-Pop, some people question why teens listen to music they don’t understand. But check out the words from these young people in Long Beach and you’ll see why they think K-pop is for everyone.

Refugee Nation: Theatre Highlights Lao Refugee Stories in LB

Apr. 10, 2014 / By
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Last week, local artists featured “REFUGEE NATION: Lao Refugee Stories in the U.S,” the only play that has ever told true stories from the Lao community...

Refugee Nation: Lao Refugee Stories in the US

Mar. 23, 2014 / By
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Join Leilani Chan, Ova Saopeng and Litdet Viravong, the cast of Refugee Nation in Long Beach, CA for an open rehearsal as they prepare to go on tour to Minneapolis!..

Asian Youth Trade Outfits With Their Elders To Make Us Rethink Age Stereotypes In Fashion

Feb. 26, 2014 / By
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It‘s not surprising anymore that young people’s fashion choices are influenced by their grandparents’ closet, especially for the past few years...

A Psychological Lifeline for Asian American Teens

Sep. 11, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Katherine Kam, Posted: Sep 10, 2013

Photo (above): Students walk through the quad at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California...

Forgotten & Underserved: Pacific Islanders Fight for Academic Success

Jul. 25, 2013 / By
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Kulia I Ka Nu’u. Strive for the summit.

This was the motto of Hawaii’s Queen Kapi’olani...

Where Are Asian Americans in the Media?

Sep. 20, 2011 / By
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John Oliver Santiago.  Photo by Prumsodun Ok.

In today’s culture, media contributes so much to our daily lives...