Vietnamese American

Silicon Valley women honored for community contributions
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When Jenny Do spoke of the women who have helped her to get where she is today, she added that her award from State Sen. Jim Beall wasn't just for her but also for the women surrounding her and for future community leaders. Do and four other women … No tags for this post.

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Tran, Bhattacharyya Illustrate Asian Histories
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“Richard is Vietnamese-American, and a lot of their work is dealing with the history of Vietnam — especially in relation to the Vietnam War and the violence that they experienced during and since [then] — and also talking about the Vietnamese … No tags for this post.

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Amid tight state budgets, black colleges seek white, Latino, Asian students
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… points to one example: The pharmacy program at Xavier University, a private, historically black Catholic university in New Orleans. It is one of two schools in the state to offer a doctor of pharmacy program, and has attracted Vietnamese-American … No tags for this post.

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Cultural student groups grapple with multicultural representation
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The Vietnamese Student Association was founded just last year; its goal has always been to include anyone who wants to “promote awareness of and appreciation for Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American culture,” and its Facebook page reminds people … No tags for this post.

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Comm Prof Talks on Newspaper Sale, Police Recruiting
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Brody also was a source in another Los Angeles Times story about recruiting Vietnamese American police officers. Brody has researched Vietnamese American communities. Before joining the CSUF faculty, he was a journalist for the Orange County Register … No tags for this post.

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ArtsBeat | Dealers Report Strong Sales at Art Basel Hong Kong
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Tyler Rollins Fine Art in New York sold four works by the Vietnamese-American artist Tiffany Chung for $28,000 each. It also sold a large installation by Ms. Chung artist to M+, the museum of visual culture that is scheduled to open in Hong Kong in 2019. No tags for this post.

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Essential California: Donald Trump's supporters in California
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Long Ma, who worked with law enforcement and persuaded one of the fugitives to surrender, believes he was denied a monetary reward because he is a “humble” Vietnamese American. A $150,000 reward was split between four other people who provided … No tags for this post.

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Garden Grove Residents Debate Proposals for New Voting Districts
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Some Vietnamese community leaders, especially those supporting Kim Nguyen's map, have said that consolidating Little Saigon into one district would weaken the vote of Vietnamese American residents. At a previous community meeting, resident Diedre … No tags for this post.

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EDITORIAL: War on homeless hurts trust in San Francisco
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Asisi Lazzaarius, (left) and Alphonso Gasdebum sit in the Powell BART station on Thursday, April 14. BART is planning to partner with homeless outreach organizations in The City to provide resources to those who sleep in the underground BART and Muni … No tags for this post.

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Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority Hosts 14th Annual Women of Color Conference
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“As a Vietnamese-American I found belonging and identity in my art,” Ho told the audience. Ho also talked about what it meant as a woman of color to find her third culture. She explained her first culture is American, her second is Vietnamese and her … No tags for this post.

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Thuy Lowe switches to Congressional District 10 race from CD 5
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Lowe, a Vietnamese-American, said she is convinced the minority population of CD 10 shares the values of immigrants: family, faith in God and a strong work ethic, and she believes that is key to a Republican winning now. “This district is my community. No tags for this post.

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Cab Driver Kidnapped By Fugitives Is Suing Orange County For Reward Money
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Ma, a 71-year-old Vietnamese-American man, was their driver. The men kept him with them for several days, occasionally getting into arguments over whether or not they should kill him until, finally, one of the men split from the group with Ma and … No tags for this post.

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Garden Grove Residents Criticize City's Outreach on Council Districts
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On March 12, just two Vietnamese American residents came to the final community meeting about the maps before a public hearing at the city council meeting on March 22. One of the residents who showed, Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen, questioned why there was … No tags for this post.

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Review: 'A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota,' edited by Sun Yung Shin
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The authors' experiences in "A Good Time for the Truth" are varied, too: a Korean-American woman who came to the Twin Cities suburbs when a white family with deep Scandinavian roots adopted her from an orphanage in Seoul; a Vietnamese-American … No tags for this post.

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New Art Installations, Street Banners Coming Soon To The Tenderloin
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Little Saigon, a two-block stretch of Larkin Street between Eddy and O'Farrell, is known for its Vietnamese-American community of residents, restaurants and shops. While the TLCB states on its project website that business activity in the corridor has … No tags for this post.

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