Posts Tagged as "Khmer"

PHOTOS: Long Beach youth uplift city issues through dance and performances at the 13th annual Yellow Lounge

Aug. 7, 2019 / By
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Long Beach youth uplifted the importance of culture and voice during the 13th annual Yellow Lounge Saturday night.

Audio Diary: How This Long Beach Woman Survived the Khmer Rouge

Jan. 15, 2019 / By
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In this audio diary, local Lean Taing shares her incredible journey of survival and finding happiness in Cambodia Town, Long Beach.

Amid Development Craze, At-Risk Khmer Market Finds Hope in Community

Dec. 19, 2018 / By
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This longtime staple of Cambodian food in Long Beach just might have a chance to survive following an outpour of support from residents. Find out why.

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...