Posts Tagged as "Khmer"

Khmer Youth Hustle Votes for Hotel Workers, Rent Control

Oct. 19, 2018 / By
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Youth are spending afterschool phone banking and knocking on doors so Long Beachers can show up strong for the election.

Long Beach Cambodians Launch Campaign for ‘Fair’ Redistricting [VIDEO]

Apr. 3, 2018 / By
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Leaders and allies launched a campaign that aims to absorb the Cambodian community under one voting district, for a stronger political voice.

After Decades of Division, Long Beach Cambodians Want Redistricting

Mar. 13, 2018 / By
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Long Beach’s Cambodia Town is split among four districts, dividing the ethnic community and violating voting guidelines, advocates say.

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.

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.

“Khmer Metal” Shows Wildside of Cambodia’s Urban Youth

Sep. 16, 2015 / By
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The show is coming to the United States for the first time, and what better place to premiere than in Long Beach? CSULB's Carpenter Performing Arts Center will feature the show Sunday, September 20th for the local Cambodian diaspora and other audiences to enjoy.

Khmerican – Connecting the Cambodian Diaspora

Mar. 20, 2015 / By and
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As two major Cambodian important dates-- Khmer New Year on April 13 and the Day of Remembrance on May 20-- approach, we spoke to local ethnic media hub, Khmerican, about the importance of connecting Cambodian-Americans with the homeland.

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 New Year Parade and Celebration in Long Beach

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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Long Beach, CA, February 18, 2014:  After two years hiatus due to lack of funding, the Cambodian Coordinating Council (Cam-CC) will resume hosting its annual Cambodian New Year Parade on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Cambodia Town.

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