• Affirmative Action, explained by an Asian American Studies professor

    Jonathan H. X. Lee was just a high school student when the 1996 Proposition 209 initiative first went into effect. Now a tenured Asian American Studies professor at SF State, he is sought after by students seeking his assistance in building portfolios impressive enough for universities such as Harvard and Yale. Lee recalled the initiative that “prohibits […]

    Date: Jul 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on the “CBS This Morning” podcast

    May is Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on how these communities have shaped the history of the U.S. while also examining the struggles and discrimination they have faced in America.  The “CBS This Morning” podcast spoke with a historian, actor and author about what it means to be Asian American in today’s […]

    Date: Jun 02, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Gold House’s Annual A100 List Celebrates Influential Asians

    The month of May marks Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and every year Gold House releases a list of 100 Asian and Asian-American leaders to celebrate. In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Gold House Chairman and co-founder Bing Chen discusses this year’s list and the importance of celebrating Asian achievements with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0

    Make sure your community gets the resources it deserves for the next 10 years The census is a once in a decade population count of everyone in the United States. It is written in our Constitution and one of the pillars of our democracy. Census data is used to allocate more than $675 billion dollars […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0

    At the end of 2018, I looked back on my favorite first-time reads for the year was struck by something interesting. Four out of seven of them were written by authors of Asian descent: Elif Batuman (The Idiot), Aja Gabel (The Ensemble), Kazuo Ishiguro (Never Let Me Go), and Weike Wang (Chemistry).  Although I’m Asian […]

    Date: Jan 09, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • McDonald’s Pledges $500,000 to its First Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship

    McDonald’s has committed $500,000 to its first scholarship program dedicated to Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students. In collaboration with the APIA Scholarship program, 15 four-year scholarships and 40 one-year scholarships will be awarded to rising college freshman through APIA Scholars this Spring. The program will place higher emphasis on first-generation college students with significant […]

    Date: Nov 21, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • PCC Trustee Linda Wah Named President of Statewide Board

    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 SouthPasadenan.com -May 7, 2019 Linda S. Wah, a longtime Pasadena City College trustee representing South Pasadena among other cities, has been named president of the […]

    Date: May 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Harvard’s Admitted Class Has Record Share of Asian Americans

    Gains have been steady over a decade, but increase is large this year as federal judge considers lawsuit over affirmative action. By  Scott Jaschik April 1, 2019 Last fall, a federal judge in Massachusetts heard arguments in a lawsuit charging that Harvard University‘s admissions practices — in particular its consideration of race in admissions — discriminate against […]

    Date: Apr 30, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • For an Asian-American Family, the Cost of Education

    The college admission scandal and a lawsuit charging admissions discrimination at Harvard have special resonance for families like mine, where parents sacrifice so much for their children’s opportunities.CreditPing Zhu By Jingjing Xiao My parents bought a foreclosed farmhouse during the 2008 recession. For a decade afterward, we made hourlong weekly trips from Kentucky, where we lived, […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-American Students Have Highest Amount of Unmet Need

    According to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education, Asian-American students have the greatest amount of unmet need—the gap between the cost of college and what students must pay—among any racial/ethnic group, regardless of income and type of institution attended. This further illuminates how the Asian “model minority” myth is damaging to the success […]

    Date: Jan 03, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0