Posts Tagged as "Khmer"

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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LB Youth Connect with Their Cambodian Roots

Apr. 3, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Vivian Gatica; Photo courtesy of Chad Sammeth

Emily Ngov’s grandmother had always liked watching the little girls perform Cambodian dances and wanted her granddaughter to do the same...

Making Local Control Funding Work for Young Men of Color

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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In November, the California Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color held a hearing to discuss design of new school system accountability standards, and how they must include measuring outcomes for boys and young men of color...

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.”..

Our Community: Educated Men with Meaningful Messages

Sep. 6, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was 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...

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...

Long Beach Cambodians remember those they lost in the Killing Fields

May. 28, 2013 / By
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Doualy Xaykaothao, The California Report | Take Two |

Many Americans spend Memorial Day visiting the graves of those who died while serving their country, but many Cambodian Americans are remembering loved ones...

Keeping Khmer Alive in Long Beach

May. 8, 2013 / By
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Video by Sarah Bennett

It’s 10AM on a Saturday morning and Bryant Sokphanarith Ben is about to begin his class...

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...