• How a Podcast Revisits Milestones of Asian American Representation in the ‘Star Trek’ Universe

    With the third season of “Star Trek: Discovery” airing its finale on Thursday, Jan. 7, it is difficult to overstate what a significant milestone this season marked for representation across the franchise. Case in point, the series introduced a romantic relationship between the first non-binary and transgender characters in the “Star Trek” universe, played respectively by a […]

    Date: Jan 12, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Local Asian American artists respond to the pandemic in new Fondren exhibit

    Now on display in Fondren Library, Houston Asian American Archive’s “Faces in the Pandemic” exhibit explores Asian American experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic through dynamic visual art, fostering reflection and discussion on relevant topics of racism, isolation, history and intersectionality. The exhibit explores a history of Asian American discrimination from the early 1800s to today […]

    Date: Sep 22, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Traveling while Asian during the pandemic

    (CNN) — “I hope we don’t get sick from these Ch*nks.” Those are the words an Asian-American woman from Seattle, Washington, heard while boarding an airplane. The passenger who said it was staring directly at her. This is one of more than 2,100 anti-Asian, pandemic-related hate incidents documented and submitted to Stop AAPI Hate, a reporting center […]

    Date: Aug 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Native Hawaiians Deconstruct the Misleading Narrative of Hawaii as Paradise

    Article Source: HyperAllergicOriginal Post Date: January 15, 2019 A mural by six Native Hawaiian contemporary artists serves as a counterpoint to the commercial imagery that has advertised the state as an exotic paradise. HONOLULU — When you imagine Hawaii, what do you think of? Perhaps hula girls dancing seductively at sunset, wearing grass skirts, coconut bras, and […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Imprenta Produces PSA Video to Promote Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

    Imprenta Communications Group partnered with Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) to produce a PSA video that highlights the importance and need to have APA leaders in elected office.  APAICS is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, […]

    Date: Jan 23, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Women Reach A Milestone In The U.S. Senate

    For the first time in history, there will be three Asian American women in the U.S. Senate in January. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who in 2012 became the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate, will be joined in January by two more. On Tuesday, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) unseated incumbent Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), […]

    Date: Nov 15, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asians on pace to overtake Hispanics among U.S. immigrants, study shows

    (CNN)Asians are on pace to become the largest immigrant group in the the United States. Meanwhile, the share of new arrivals who are Hispanic is smaller than it was 50 years ago. And the percentage of the total U.S. population born outside this country was higher in 1890 than it is today. Those are just […]

    Date: Oct 07, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asians Have Been Slower To Sign Up For Obama’s Immigration Reprieve

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asians have been slower to sign up for President Barack Obama’s reprieve for young immigrants in the country illegally, and community advocates are ramping up efforts to reach thousands more who are eligible for his expanded immigration plan. Many advocates have blamed the paltry turnout among young Asian immigrants for the […]

    Date: Jan 11, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Wealthy Chinese home buyers boost suburban L.A. housing markets

    Posted on March 24, 2014 Source: LA Times The overflow from China’s economic high tide is transforming the housing markets of suburban Los Angeles. Affluent Chinese home buyers are driving prices past boom-era peaks, spawning a subset of property brokers and mortgage lenders that cater to their distinct needs — and even dictate design details […]

    Date: Mar 24, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian passengers shaping long-haul economy air travel

    Posted on February 13, 2014 Source: PRNewsWire New research shows comfort is key to Asian passengers Airbus today published a new research report about the comfort demands of Asian economy class passengers. ‘The Future of Comfort: Asia’ conducted by global future consultancy Future Laboratory, reveals new insights into the evolving demands of tomorrow’s increasingly influential Asian […]

    Date: Feb 14, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0