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Does America’s Fortune Ride on Two Numbers? - 9/11 and 99:1

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Nov 19, 2011

Benefit Concert for Viet Orphans

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, Jun 07, 2011

Saturday June 18th, 2011 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm, at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. The sponsorship for the concert is tax-deductible as permitted by law.

Homeowners Facing Foreclosures Seek Help from HUD

New America Media, News report , Suzanne Manneh, Sep 28, 2010

Four of the 10 American cities with top rates of home foreclosures are in the Central Valley, with Stockton currently fifth.

Big Generation Gap in Little Saigon

New America Media, Blog/Radio, Andrew Lam, Aug 18, 2010

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Our Education Needs Are California's Needs

New America Media, Commentary, Jolene Rodriguez, May 11, 2010

tudents of color, low-income students and immigrant students make up 70% of California’s schools and will form the majority of high school dropouts. Jolene Rodriguez, a junior at a Long Beach high school, speaks up for students of color and worries about the future of California.

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Taiwan's Unlikely Hero: Vegetable Seller of Taitung Market

New America Media, Q&A, Vivian Po, May 11, 2010

Described by Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou as Taiwan’s “ambassador with a loving heart,” 61-year-old Chen Shu-chu was selected as one of the “heroes” in this year’s TIME magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential People in the World for her outstanding generosity and philanthropy.

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Asian Americans Going 'Green'

Pacific Citizen, News feature, Nalea J. Ko, May 05, 2010

Environmentalists say although Asian Americans are not perceived to be at the forefront of the green movement, many identify as environmentalists.


Chico Attorney's Water Project Quenches Thirst, Ambition In Tanzania, Commentary, Ron Reed, Apr 21, 2010

Chico attorney Ron Reed has been shipping well-drilling equipment to thirsty villages in Tanzania for several years. But his water project assumed another role when he formed Tanzania's first all-female well-drilling team, the Lioness.

Taking a Bite Out of the Census, News report, Michelle Tanaka, Mar 13, 2010

Seattle’s Tsue Chong Co. is producing 2 million fortune cookies with special messaging in an effort to raise awareness of the 2010 Census.

Asian American Community Urged Not to Throw Away Census Advance Letter, News report, Staff, Mar 10, 2010

With Census Day quickly approaching on April 1, the U.S. Census Bureau is preparing to notify households of what to expect in the upcoming weeks, and the community is asked to respond by carefully reading all census-related materials sent to their households and seeking help if they have any questions.

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