• Senate Democrats call for federal action on anti-Asian coronavirus racism

    “There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the senators wrote. A dozen Senate Democrats on Friday called on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take “robust” action against the uptick in anti-Asian sentiment and attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began. […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Trump sends congratulatory message for Korean American Day

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday sent a congratulatory message for Korean American Day, noting the contributions Korean Americans have made to the country, the South Korean consulate in Los Angeles said. In 2005, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution to commemorate Jan. 13 as the day the first […]

    Date: Jan 13, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Hasan Minhaj highlights fact that politicians don’t reach out to Asian Americans

    The comedian also jokingly pitched the campaign slogan: “I’ll let your cousin in.” As the 2020 election cycle revs up, Hasan Minhaj points out one area where politicians need more work. In his latest episode of “Patriot Act,” the host addressed how Asian Americans, the fastest growing racial group in the country, have one of […]

    Date: Dec 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Andrew Yang qualifies for December debate stage with latest poll

    Presidential candidate Andrew Yang during his walk-through before the Democratic presidential debate in Westerville, Ohio, Tuesday, October 15. Washington (CNN)Businessman Andrew Yang on Tuesday qualified for the December primary debate stage by earning 4% in the latest Quinnipiac University national poll. Yang joins six other Democratic presidential candidates who have qualified: former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor […]

    Date: Dec 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Clark County revives Asian-American Pacific Islanders Commission to develop a new cultural and resource center

    Clark County commissioners have revived an Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission to make recommendations and plan development of a cultural center to better address the needs of the quarter million members of the AAPI community in Clark County. On Wednesday, 15 members appointed by the county commissioners were inaugurated to the AAPI Community Commission for terms scheduled to expire […]

    Date: Oct 12, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Democrats ignore Asian American and Pacific Islander voters at their peril

    Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have struggled to achieve national visibility as a political population for many decades. Now the AAPI population stands at around 5 percent and is achieving increasing visibility. Will the 2020 election finally be the moment when presidential candidates and other national political figures put AAPIs into the foreground?  In the past, […]

    Date: Sep 10, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Call Out Pence’s Chief Of Staff For ‘Tokenizing’ Elaine Chao

    Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, claimed that Elaine Chao’s role as secretary of transportation in the Trump administration is “evidence” that the president isn’t racist, prompting many Asian Americans to speak out to set the record straight. Over the weekend, President Donald Trump tweeted that four Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help […]

    Date: Jul 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Politicians often overlook Asian American voters. They shouldn’t, especially in 2020.

    Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) attends an immigration roundtable at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in June. (John Locher/AP) Every analyst, strategist, reporter and armchair pundit has a preferred group Democrats should woo to win the White House in 2020: blue-collar white Democrats who voted for Trump, the women who fueled the suburban […]

    Date: Jul 10, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New PAC hopes to energize Asian American progressives in Orange County

    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 […]

    Date: May 07, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0