Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Tap Into: American Children Adopted from Korea find Comfort at Summer Camp

posted by Randall

Camp Friendship

Photo from Camp Friendship

Many Asian Americans struggle with straddling the line between being Asian and American. The societal pressures of fitting in and finding your space in society can be difficult, especially for the young.

Some children from Asia adopted into White families have their own unique identity issues.

They may yearn for being … Read more

Community

Korean American Day to be Celebrated from Coast to Coast

posted by Susan Chang
 Gov Larry Hogan with wife Yumi and supporter

Governor Larry Hogan at the Hilton and Convention center in Baltimore, MD with his wife Yumi and Joseph Andrucyk

Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland issued a statewide proclamation Monday to recognize tomorrow as Korean-American Day, according to Afro.

Governor Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted a reception at the State House in Annapolis Read more

Asian Americans

Ten New Fact Sheets Released about Asian Americans

posted by Randall

AAPI DataCenter for American ProgressThe Center for American Progress has released ten new fact sheets about the Asian American community.

The sheets were published in cooperation with Karthick Ramakrishnan of AAPI Data.

The fact sheets include data about educational attainment, income and poverty, civic participation, language diversity, immigration and nativity, labor-force participation, and access to health insurance.

The Cambodian Read more

Asian Americans

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Asian Americans

AALDEF to Monitor Voter Problems in 11 States

posted by Randall

 VotingThe Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a 40-year old national civil rights organization, will dispatch over 500 attorneys, law students, and community volunteers to 11 states to document voter problems on Election Day November 4. AALDEF will also conduct a nonpartisan multilingual exit poll in 12 languages to get a snapshot of … Read more

Chinese American

Rappler: Californians, Nevadans & Hawaiians at home with Tagalog

posted by Randall

FilipinosTagalog is one of the most widely spoken languages in three Western states, reports Rappler.

Tagalog is the most widely spoken foreign langauge in Hawaii, and the second most spoken after Spanish in California and Nevada.

Nationwide, it is spoken in more than one million homes. Only six other languages have that distinction. according … Read more

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