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‘Everyone is Angry’ – Ohio Attack Shatters Vietnamese Family, Community

The attack outside a Toledo bar left Phong Tran fighting for his life and the family and community around him deeply angered, says Tran's sister.

Vietnamese American Has 5% Chance of Survival After Allegedly Racist Attack, Family Says

Phong Tran, 43, was attacked outside of a bar in Toledo, Ohio in what his family says was a racially motivated incident.

Mississippi Activists Fight Discriminatory Redistricting Practices

AsAm News | Vietnamese organizers say their community has no representation at any level of government in Mississippi, leaving their concerns unheard and unresolved.

CA Senators Ask for $5 Million to Increase Pipeline of Asian Language Teachers

Asian Americans are the fastest growing population in CA, yet the state credentialed only 89 teachers who speak one of several Asian languages in the 2019-2020.

History, Culture Inform Asian American Perspectives on Gun Control

Discussions around gun control legislation too often leave out the voice of immigrant communities that are increasingly being targeted in mass shootings.

Q&A: ‘For Ukraine, From Overseas Vietnamese with Love’

Shortly after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the largest Vietnamese broadcaster outside Vietnam launched a campaign to aid refugees from the war.

As Disinformation Spreads, California Ethnic Media Overcome Pandemic Losses to Inform Communities

A new EMS survey shows ethnic media in CA remain resilient despite serious financial challenges from the pandemic.
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County’s Safer at Work Program Saves L.A. Small Businesses Millions

In LA County, programs that have already saved small businesses millions during the pandemic are looking for ways to expand their outreach into underserved communities.

Housing, Hate, and Health Top Concerns for AAPI in LA

The agency will be translating all written materials into the 15 most-used languages in the state and adding more interpreters to its phone lines.

California EDD Adds 15 Languages, Expands Access to Unemployment Insurance

The agency will be translating all written materials into the 15 most-used languages in the state and adding more interpreters to its phone lines.

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