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Articles by Ngoc Nguyen

Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

New Study: Prop. 47 Would Help California Address Overcrowded Prisons

A measure on the November ballot would reclassify six non-violent felonies to misdemeanors in California.
category Justice

Echoes of Ferguson for Latino Communities In California

Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos in California are on the rise.
categories JusticePublic Safety

Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

A wilderness festival in Vallejo, Calif. aims to reach a diverse urban audience that doesn't typically visit national parks.
category Green News

Facing Severe Drought, Californians Support Mandatory Cutbacks

Californians rank the drought as their number one environmental concern and favor mandatory curbs on water use.
category Green News

Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, But Do Their Lawmakers?

Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives haven't displayed the same values.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Q&A: Miya Yoshitani On California's Clean Energy Future

The executive director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) spoke to NAM about the nexus of environmental and economic justice.
categories Green NewsJustice

Could California Get a New Crop of Green Republicans?

An environmental scorecard released last week shows that scores for California Republicans have improved dramatically.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Vietnamese Americans, Exposed to Agent Orange, Suffer in Silence

Vietnamese Americans have not demanded redress for harm caused by herbicides, despite suffering from higher rates of cancers tied to Agent Orange exposure.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Q&A: Hyper-segregated Cities at Greater Risk of Heat Island Effect

A new study highlights the vulnerability of heat-related dangers for communities in segregated cities.
categories Green NewsPublic Safety
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