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Category: Race/Ethnic Relations

Traditional Cambodian Dance Being Reborn in California

Cambodian-American youth in Long Beach are breathing new life into a traditional dance form that was once suppressed in their parents' homeland.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Elected as Bellflower Mayor

Another Filipino has been elected to a key city council position for a quaint suburban city in Southern California.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Residents Oppose Development on Possible Native American Burial Ground

Alhambra residents opposed the construction of a residential development that possibly sits on a Native American burial ground.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

New School Standards Present Challenge for Refugee Students

Teachers worry that California's new educational standards could make refugee students fall even further behind.
categories EducationRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

First Fil-Am Elected to Sierra Madre City Council

Rachelle Arizmendi became the first non-white and first Filipino-American member of the Sierra Madre City Council.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Film Student Who Wants to Show Diverse Heroes on Big Screen Wins Trip to Oscars

A Korean American film student challenges the lack of diverse heroes in American films, and wins an unforgettable trip to the Academy Awards.
categories Arts & CultureMediaRace/Ethnic Relations

CA’s Health Care Exchange Chief Pleased With Latino Enrollment

California's Latino enrollment rose to 32 percent of those enrolling in healthcare coverage during the first three weeks of March.
categories HealthRace/Ethnic Relations

Thai Town’s Songkran Festival – a Colorful Celebration of Tradition and Diversity

Songkran has become a showcase event that captures the city’s vibrant diversity and lifestyles.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Reparations Day in Compton

The annual Day of Demand: National Reparations Day was held at Tragniew Park in Compton on March 6.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

LA's Latino Parents 'In the Dark' About Common Core

Latino parents in Los Angeles say the state's largest school district hasn't done enough to explain Common Core to the community.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth
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