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Charitable Giving Among Chinese Americans Growing

posted by Randall
UC Irvine

John Long donated $6 million to UC Irvine. Photo by By Allyunion

Philanthropic giving by Chinese Americans has increased two times more than the general population, reports KPCC.

The findings from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, the University of California, Irvine’s Long U.S.-China Institute and Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA. found giving increased 418 … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Racist Graffiti at Community Center Targets Chinese

Racist Graffiti at Community Center Targets Chinese

posted by Randall
West Vancouver Community Centre

West Vancouver Community Centre. Photo by Guilhem Vellut via Flickr Creative Commons

Racist graffiti is bad enough, but this is especially shocking.

Someone scrawled an anti-Chinese slur at the West Vancouver Community Center.

The North Shore News reports the slur was followed by the words “Deserve to die.”

That’s not even the most shocking part.… Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Protest Law Collecting Data in Schooling Districts on Asian Americans

Asian Americans Protest Law Collecting Data in Schooling Districts on Asian Americans

posted by Nicole Ki
Rhode Island State House

Photo by Ad Meskens – via Wikimedia Creative Commons

Asian American students gathered on Thursday to protest a new law in Rhode Island that requires school  districts to collect data on Asian Americans.

Fifty protestors showed up at the State House and questioned why the bill only targets Asian American groups, the Providence Journal reports.… Read more

Campus

Jun 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Graduate Trying to Turn His Life Around Killed by Sheriff Deputy

Graduate Trying to Turn His Life Around Killed by Sheriff Deputy

posted by Randall
Tommy Le

Photo: Career Link

By all accounts from his parents, teachers and friends, Tommy Le had turned his life around.

It’s a mystery to all close to the 20 year old what triggered Le to threaten residents in Burien near Seattle, according to the
Seattle Times.

The threats were so forceful some called 911 to … Read more

Campus

Jun 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Young Asian American Student Harassed by Racists

Young Asian American Student Harassed by Racists

posted by Randall
Police at Portland Middle School

Police increase patrols near a Portland, Oregon middle school

A school principal confirms an Asian American middle school student was racially harassed by several men in a neighborhood plastered with flyers from White supremacists.

It happened in Portland, Oregon near Hosford Middle School, reports Raw Story.

Oregon Live reports several students witnessed the incident.… Read more

Campus

Jun 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Interest in Chinese, Korean and Hindi Growing

Interest in Chinese, Korean and Hindi Growing

posted by Randall

Education & Asian AmericansThe number of students enrolled in Chinese language programs in grades k-12 has doubled in six years from 2009 to 2015, reports New China, a service of the Xinhua News Agency.

A survey from the National K-12 Foreign Language Enrollment Survey found Chinese is the fourth most taught foreign language in the United States, … Read more

Campus

Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by Randall

University of Wisconsin-MadisonA group of Hmong American undergraduates are organizing to lobby the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to launch a formal Hmong American Studies program, reported the Wisconsin State Journal.

Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Hmong American populations in the country, but the students face an uphill climb at a time the state … Read more

Campus

Apr 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim American Student Gets into Stanford after Unique Answer about #BlackLivesMatter

Muslim American Student Gets into Stanford after Unique Answer about #BlackLivesMatter

posted by Randall
Ziad Ahmed

Ziad Ahmed speaks at Princeton University in February (via Twitter)

In a school that only accepts one out of every 20 applicants, it takes a lot to stand out.

Ziad Ahmed found a way.

Ahmed, a self described activist, says he was stunned to get his admissions letter to Stanford University, especially after his seemingly … Read more

Campus

Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

posted by Jiayi Sun
Indiana University Asian Culture Center

Photo by Dottie Day

Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.

 

The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference Read more

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