Laotian American

Fight Path: CES 28's Andre Soukhamthath embraced MMA after son's rare disease
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Andre Soukhamthath was barely out of high school when he was faced with a series of life-altering experiences that turned his expected path from soccer player to father to grieving father to fighter. When Soukhamthath was in high school, his girlfriend … No tags for this post.

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Lao writer to address memory and imagination at UC Davis
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Award-winning Lao American writer Bryan Thao Worra is scheduled to speak at the University of California, Davis on Monday, March 7. His presentation, “Transitions: Refugee Memories & Imagination in Diasporic Expression” will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in … No tags for this post.

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Matthew Rizzie for Lieutenant Governor
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We have a moral responsibility to ensure that social programs are available to our most vulnerable citizens, jobs and the opportunity for economic prosperity is accessible to all of our hardworking families, higher education is affordable. No tags for this post.

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Los Centros de Ciudadanía de Estados Unidos
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Lao American Community Services. 4750 N. Sheridan, Suite 369. Chicago, IL 60640. Phone: (312) 271-0004. Fax: (312) 271-1682. Lutheran Child & Family Services of Illinois. (Hispanic Social Service Agency). 7620 Madison Street. River Forest, IL 60305. No tags for this post.

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Elgin hoping to create a more diverse fire department
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He mentioned he recently discussed the matter with members of Lao American Organization of Elgin and is seeking their input into how to get more Lao youth to apply for city jobs. Councilwoman Tish Powell noted that with overtime a good many … No tags for this post.

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Communication a life and leader's currency
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IT IS important to think about what is the most valuable thing we learn in schools and colleges. In an age of information economies, it could be argued that communication skills are the most valuable thing learned by students. As an example here in … No tags for this post.

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Times covers up Washington's monstrous evil: Hiding America's War Crimes in …
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Dug up bombis, Lao girl with bombs, and US bomb crates in Laos rice paddies ( by ThisCantBeHappening!) The NY Times on Monday ran a lengthy piece ("One Woman's Mission to Free Laos from Millions of Unexploded Bombs") on Channapha … No tags for this post.

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John Kerry's visit deepens Laos-US ties
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The US Embassy to Laos said Secretary Kerry highlighted the US commitment to partnering with Laos to improve nutrition across the country, including through the recently announced construction of the Lao-American Nutrition Institute in Vientiane. No tags for this post.

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Press Releases: Remarks at a Press Roundtable
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So we are establishing the Lao-American Nutrition Institute and USAID jointly will be implementing a new $6 million program, and US Department of Agriculture and AID are going to help provide meals in schools across the country to try to encourage … No tags for this post.

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City gears up for weekend celebrating civil rights leader
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The election made her the first Lao-American to be elected to a school committee in the United States, not to mention one of the youngest to serve in recent city history. It's a win that never would have happened without the support of the local … No tags for this post.

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First International Lao New Year Festival
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… to showcase the best of Lao arts and cultures through collaboration, and to educate the general public about the plight of Lao American experience in the United States during the past 30 years,” explained Sourichanh (Sirch) Chanthyasack, ILNYF … No tags for this post.

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Double murder suspect found dead at temple near Holland
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OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Less than an hour before he died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, the suspect in a double murder was smoking a cigarette and talking with a Buddhist monk, the monk told 24 Hour News 8. No tags for this post.

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Ambassador Clune’s Optimism for Laos
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Ambassador Daneil A. Clune and his wife Judy speak to a child in a school that benefits from the World Food Program run McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (IFEP) in Chom-Ong village, Oudomxay Province No tags for this post.

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Jacobs Center For Neighborhood Innovation
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The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation is again working on a plan it has pursued for years: developing almost 60 acres it owns in the area surrounding Market Creek Plaza in the Diamond neighborhoods of southeastern San Diego into a town center … No tags for this post.

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It's a bumpy road back for Lao exiles
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Lao-American families have risen out of poverty and substantially increased their incomes over the past two decades. Median income among Lao-American families rose from $23,000 in 1990 to $56,441 in 2007, according to the US Census Bureau, although … No tags for this post.

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