Archive for May, 2019

NYPD ‘actively’ working to recruit Asian-American women into force

Posted on May 29th, 2019 by imprentacomm

Female Asian-American NYPD officers. Richard Harbus The NYPD is “actively working to recruit more” Asian-American female cops after the group made up just 3 percent of the total graduates in the most recent Police Academy class. Korean-American Officer Soojin Kim, 40, who works in the NYPD’s recruitment office, says she knows first-hand the main obstacle […]

Asian-Americans fastest-growing group in Southern Nevada

Posted on May 29th, 2019 by imprentacomm

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA APRonnakon Silpasuvun, center, owner of Archi’s Thai Bistro, speaks with Cameron Belt, left, and Kai Muangchoo at his restaurant in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS >> It’s growing crowded inside the Shrine of Our Lady of La Vang in Las Vegas. What began in 2000 as a few dozen Vietnamese Catholics gathering […]

What It’s Like To Be An Asian American Woman In STEM Today

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by imprentacomm

Courtesy of Susan Choe/Anna Lee Asians Americans in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are in a unique position: While Asian American workers are often overrepresented, women in the community are typically underrepresented in these industries. And sexist bias, coupled with the harmful “model minority” myth, can be enormously damaging. Asurvey of 3,000 Asian […]

PCC Trustee Linda Wah Named President of Statewide Board

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by imprentacomm

Linda Wah says she’s honored to serve as the president of the California Community College Trustees (CCCT), and will continue the initiatives to ensure that students have access to high-quality education By -May 7, 2019 Linda S. Wah, a longtime Pasadena City College trustee representing South Pasadena among other cities, has been named president of the […]

Fox Gets ‘F’ On Asian American Representation Report Card After Withholding Diversity Data

Posted on May 7th, 2019 by imprentacomm

The network consistently has not shared data with the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition for its annual evaluation of major networks’ progress toward diversity and inclusion. Major TV networks just received scores on the inclusion of individuals of Asian descent. The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition released its annual report card last week, scoring ABC, […]

New PAC hopes to energize Asian American progressives in Orange County

Posted on May 7th, 2019 by imprentacomm

Many Asian politicians in Orange County are Republican. Most voters aren’t. As she addressed a group of mostly Asian Americans, Katie Nguyen Kalvoda spoke of the need for elected leaders who “not only look like us, but truly represent us”. In a county where the vast majority of Asian American elected representatives are Republicans, Kalvoda was referring […]

NBC Bay Area & AACI Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Dr. Stephanie Chao

Posted on May 1st, 2019 by imprentacomm

Dr. Stephanie Chao is a surgeon, professor and advocate for children’s health issues. She is also dedicated to community and international health work. She works with the Asian Liver Center and HepBMoms towards the global eradication of hepatitis B, the leading cause of liver cancer and liver disease globally. Dr. Chao helped launch the Jade […]