The center received a grant of $239,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an additional $28,000 from UMass President’s Office Creative Economy Initiatives Fund for the project.… Read more
Sen. Janet Nguyen’s forcible removal from the California Senate floor may help her get reelected during the 2018 election, reports The Orange County Register. Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) is being praised by the Vietnamese American community for speaking up during the Senate floor session on Feb. 23. In a Senate district where Democrats currently have … Read more
California Sen. Janet Nguyen is being treated as a hero by the GOP after she was removed from the state Senate floor for continuing to criticize the late state Sen. Tom Hayden, reports the Mercury News. Republican Sen. Nguyen spoke during a portion of the session Thursday … Read more
Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.
In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more
By Brittney Le
Orange County native and UCLA student Austin Nguyen doesn’t speak Vietnamese as well as he once did. The American-born Vietnamese American has slowly lost the native language of his parents. He comes to the Tet Festival … Read more
Vietnamese Americans are well known in the nail salon industry. For those who question sanitary standards at these salons, the state cosmetology board inspectors is the government entity responsible for oversight of such criteria.
But a group of Vietnamese nail salon owners in Baton Rouge have argued the board … Read more
When it comes to criminal justice reform, you don’t hear a lot about how that might impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
That’s why I was a bit surprised to read these statistics from the National Council on Asian Pacific Americans.
The incarceration rate of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders quadrupled from 2000 – 2010, … Read more
The 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.