Posts Tagged as "Cambodian"

Beauty Without the Pain: Can Cambodian Americans Revitalize Their Town Without Displacing Their Own?

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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Long Beach has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. As the community seeks to improve their neighborhood, many recognize that revitalization without displacement is a balancing act.

‘Daze of Justice’ Film Highlights Long Beach’s Khmer Refugees

May. 18, 2016 / By
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The documentary explores the trauma of silence following the Cambodian genocide and highlights Long Beach voices.

Survivors Recognized on Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day

Apr. 20, 2016 / By
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Sunday marked the 41st anniversary of the Cambodian genocide. A commemoration held by Long Beach Cambodians and politicians recognized the victims and survivors.

Cambodian Voices On The Local Impact Of Deportation

Dec. 22, 2015 / By
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The Khmer Girls in Action event 'Not Home for the Holidays' took place at McBride Park that day and held a discussion on the local impact of deportation. They shared ideas on how to keep families united.

Khmer Youth Showcase Talent, Heritage At 10th Annual Yellow Lounge

May. 19, 2014 / By
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Members of Khmer Girls in Action sang, danced and acted during the 10th Annual Yellow Lounge arts and culture showcase Saturday to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month at the Long Beach School for Adults auditorium...

KGA Yellow Lounge, May 17

May. 13, 2014 / By
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“This event is about taking pride in who we are and where we came from, and to leave a lasting effect on the world and in our community by making change,” said KGA member Karen Kaing about Yellow Lounge...

LB Cambodian Leader Appointed to President’s Advisory Commission on APIs

May. 7, 2014 / By
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Washington DC – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) kicked off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the U.S...

Beyond Khmer New Year: Why Aren’t LB Cambodians Engaged Throughout the Year?

Apr. 8, 2014 / By
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For the observer, Cambodian-Americans are known mostly as survivors of the Pol Pot genocide of 1975, the Khmer Rouge...

Cambodian Community Forum

Feb. 12, 2014 / By
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February 26, 2014 6pm – 8pm MacArthur Park

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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...