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8Books Sale Announcement: $1.99 for On Gold Mountain eBook

Hey readers! Just to let y’all know, Lisa See’s On Gold Mountain is on sale until June 14 for just $1.99 as a Kindle eBook. Best known for her novels, Shanghai Girls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, China Dolls, among others, On … Continue reading

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MoodThingy: Bored -> Disgusted

We should have done this sooner, but I’ve changed the “Bored” option to “Disgusted.” It is the mood that has been most often requested, but wasn’t quite captured by any of the other options. (This post is basically being made … Continue reading

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JACL Inouye Fellowship Seeking Applications… Deadline August 31, 2014

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is accepting applications for the Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship in Washington, D.C. The fellowship is based in the JACL D.C. office and includes the following programs: Staff and monitor key legislative initiatives and issues … Continue reading

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APIAVote is looking for storytellers… deadline August 31, 2014

APIAVote is looking for storytellers… journalism students or individuals who have experience in writing for any form of media (print/audio/video/online/photography). We are building a national communications team to help write and produce stories about Asian American and Pacific Islander voters … Continue reading

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South Koreans Need Dating Parties to Find That Special Someone

From the NY Times: The difficulties in meeting potential spouses have exacerbated an increasing tendency among South Koreans to marry late. As young women have gotten better jobs, analysts say, many are loath to give them up to shepherd children … Continue reading

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Healthy Engaged Youth (HEY!) Kickoff Webinar

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, the White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, … Continue reading

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Asian Americans Had Higher Poverty Rates in 2011

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute shows that Asian Americans had poverty rates significantly higher than the white population in 2011. After adjusting for cost of living differences between regions (since most Asians live in large expensive cities … Continue reading

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Kindergartners Poisoned by Rival School Director in China

From the Daily Caller: Two chinese girls were killed Thursday after eating poisoned yogurt that had been planted by the owner of a rival kindergarten. The owner confessed to adding rat poison to the yogurt before leaving it on the … Continue reading

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Participate: Research Study On Chinese Americans’ Experience of Racial Discrimination

G Wei Ng, a Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student at University of Missouri Kansas-City (UMKC) invites qualifying individuals to participate in an online research study study to better understand Chinese Americans’ experience of racism. You are eligible to participate in this … Continue reading

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Judge Refuses to Block California Shark Fin Ban

U.S. District judge Phyllis Hamilton refused to block the enforcement of California’s ban on the sale of shark fins, rejecting charges that the law is discriminatory against Chinese Americans.  Two organizations, Asian Americans for Political Advancement and the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Last Soldier in Danny Chen Abuse Case to be Removed from the Army

The eighth and last soldier to be tried in the Danny Chen abuse case, Chen’s platoon leader, First Lt. Daniel L. Schwartz, will be removed from the Army.  This punishment was handled outside of the court martial process.  If he had … Continue reading

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Journalism Opportunity: 2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship from AAJA

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is proud to announce the 2013 Council for International Cooperation/Anna Chennault Scholarship and encourages rising college sophomores to apply. The winner will receive a $3,900 scholarship and an opportunity to be a Voices student … Continue reading

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