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Unheard Stories: Asian Americans Experiencing Hate

How disrespectful it is that eight members of our community were killed and we were met with ‘Happy St. Patrick’s Day’ greetings from white colleagues the next day. We saw more social media posts about celebrations than acknowledgement of our suffering and our grieving.

CAAL Releases Pioneering Economic Report on Asian Minnesotans

Many report that their cultural communities value familial interdependence, such as caregiving, establishing lending circles, and sharing housing. Some indicated the difficulty of adapting to the U.S. system of economic individualism.

Transplanar Role-Playing Game

TransplanarRPG in action. Photo courtesy Connie Chang This…

In the News: February 2021

Asian American Visibility The Council for Asian American…

“What Are You Doing Here?”

A version of this essay originally appeared as part of the #MinneAsianStories series produced by the Council for Asian American Leaders.

Rebuild By Centering Equity

I would be lying if I said I want to see things return to what they were before COVID-19.

Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

2016 Changemakers: Maiv PAC

The first Hmong American women's political action committee in the United States

Evolving American philanthropy

There is a troubling paradigm that enforces a hierarchy of generosity in the field, which assumes that people who look like me are just charity cases, not generous donors.

2015 Changemakers: Panyia Vang, Linda Miller & Sia Her

Sia Her, Panyia Vang and Linda MillerPhotograph by Mary…

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

"The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself."

Tag Archive for: Asian Pacific