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Category: Race/Ethnic Relations

Community Activists Urge More Asians to Enroll in DACA

Only one-quarter of Korean youth and a similar portion of Filipino youth eligible for DACA have applied.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Media Matters to Combat Conservative Misinformation Targeting Hispanics

Bilingual experts are launching a project to combat distortions and stereotypes of Hispanics in the media.
categories ImmigrationMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ruling Knocks Down Challenge to 2012 L.A. Redistricting

Just one week before the Los Angeles City Council primary races this coming Tuesday, a federal judge in California ruled against a group of Koreatown residents who challenged the city’s redrawn boundaries of electoral maps in 2012 that sliced up the neighborhood into multiple districts.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Long Beach Native Americans Enraged by Juniperro Serra Sainthood

After Pope Francis announced his plan to canonize Serra in mid-January, many local Native Americans have voiced opposition to naming the Spanish Franciscan as a saint.
categories MultimediaRace/Ethnic RelationsReligion/Spirituality

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

L.A.’s Korean American Candidates Wage Uphill Battles

In a positive sign of the growing diversity of the candidate pool in Los Angeles city politics, two Korean Americans threw their names into the ring for seats on the L.A. City Council this year: David Ryu and Grace Yoo, both of whom are hoping to advance beyond the March 3 primary election.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Dori Maynard, Diversity Champion, Dies at 56

Dori J. Maynard, president of the Robert C. Maynard institute for Journalism Education and longtime champion of diversity in journalism and civic life, died Tuesday at her West Oakland, Calif., home, the Institute announced. She was 56.
categories MediaProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

SCPASA Encourages Young Fil-Ams to Take Active Role in Writing Their Stories

The eighth annual SCPASA summit conference was held at the University of Southern California on Feb. 14. This year’s theme, “(Re)Writing Our Future” explored the essence of what it means to be members of the Filipino-American society.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

‘Big Hero 6′ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film

Although the 87th Academy Awards were criticized for being the [“whitest” Oscars since 1998, Asian Americans held their breath and cheered as they watched Disney’s “Big Hero 6” win Best Animated Feature on Sunday night.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

With one in nine eligible California voters speaking only limited English, many don’t know what help and services are available to them in the electoral process.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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