Posts Tagged as "Cambodian American"

United Cambodian Community 37th Anniversary Celebration

Oct. 6, 2014 / By
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Senator Ricardo Lara and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia are to be Honored at the United Cambodian Community 37th Anniversary Celebration & Dinner Gala on October 10, 2014 at La Lune Imperial, 1458 Atlantic Ave...

One-Night Screening of ‘Cambodian Son’ – May 10

May. 7, 2014 / By
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“Deported by America. Adopted by Cambodia. Embraced by the World.”

WINNER of Best Documentary at the 2014 Center For Asian American Film Festival, “Cambodian Son” is a documentary film that follows the journey of an exiled American spoken word poet, Kosal Khiev, from the streets of Phnom Penh to the stages of London during the 2012 Cultural Olympiad...

Deported Breakdancer Finds Purpose Serving Youth in Cambodia

Oct. 4, 2013 / By
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Growing up in Long Beach, Tuy Sobil became enamored with breakdancing, eventually joining a dance crew and adopting the nickname “KK.”

But in what he describes now as one of the biggest regrets of his life, Sobil became a member of a Crips gang in Long Beach at the age of 13...

Our Community: Khmer Girls in Action

Aug. 11, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event being showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Prom & Pride: Coming Out in High School

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
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Senior year of high school is a pivotal time in one’s life. Aside from the academic rigor of graduating school with passing grades, there’s the added pressure of getting into college or finding a job...

The Sky’s the Limit for Local Family-Owned Business

May. 31, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Ryah Cooley and Angela Ratzlaff

Like most immigrants chasing the American Dream, husband-and-wife business owners Tony Lim and Lily Chong started a business in hopes of living a fulfilling life on their own terms...

Cambodian New Year Celebrated Through Art and Struggle

Apr. 19, 2013 / By
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In the aftermath of years of war, over 1 million Cambodia refugees fled with their families to rebuild their lives in the U.S...

Spotlighting Local Business: Dong Mai Cambodian Market

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Chie Uraki, Katrina Guevara and Brianda Sanchez

In July of 2007, the mile-long area along Anaheim Street and between Junipero Avenue and Atlantic Avenue was appointed, Cambodia Town.  ..

KGA Hosts 8th Annual Yellow Lounge

May. 22, 2012 / By
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Text and Photos by Wendy Lopez, VoiceWaves.

The Khmer Girls in Action (KGA) Yellow Lounge just rung in its eighth year of life...

Khmer Girls in Action: State of Cambodian American Youth

Nov. 29, 2011 / By
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Text by Cheeravath Aphipunyo and John Oliver Santiago.  Photos by Cheeravath Aphiphunyo.

On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Assembly members and residents of Long Beach came together for a public hearing where members of Khmer Girls in Action addressed the state of Cambodian American youth.  ..

Unique Collaboration Brings the Cambodian American Story to Life

Nov. 25, 2011 / By
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International Examiner, News Report, Roxanne Ray, Posted: Nov 25, 2011
Following the recent production of Michael Golamco’s play “Year Zero” by SIS Productions, the Cambodian American immigrant experience is again on stage...