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Parties Ignore Asian American Voters ‘At Their Peril’

Asian Americans represent the fastest growing demographic segment in this country and a critical voting bloc. But, according to a newly released, first-of-its-kind poll, neither Republicans nor Democrats seem to be taking note. The Lake...

Revolutionizing the Way We Look At Cancer Treatment

Exciting new research in the field of cancer treatment will allow doctors to target skin cancer tumors with T cells (a type of white blood cell used to fight off illness), causing the tumor...

The Wing Luke Museum’s “From Fields to Family” Exhibit Leading Visitors on a Mosaic...

Explore the culinary traditions of Asian Pacific Islanders in the newly opened food exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. Entitled "From Fields to Family," the exhibit investigates the...

Tips: How to know when to take legal action against discrimination

At some point, activists who work on discrimination issues must face the inevitable question — to take legal action or not? Maybe a person has experienced sexual discrimination in the workplace, which prevents her...

Spotlight on a Community Leader: Bob Hasegawa – Sticking to Core Beliefs

 As a long-time labor and social activist, Rep. Bob Hasegawa, 58, has worked hard for the cause of social justice and labor unions. He grew up in Beacon Hill, graduated from Antioch University studying...

Case Study #4: Emma Catague – Fighting Against Human Trafficking and the Founding of...

Compared to other transnational offenses, such as drug trafficking and weapons-dealing, human trafficking does not receive the media exposure it deserves. Yet the issue is still present in our everyday lives. For Asian Pacific...

Spotlight on a Community Leader: Justin Laem – Fighting For Workers

 Justin Laem learned from his father the value of joining a union. Laem, a Cambodian American, 24, works as an Office Manager and Organizing Assistant for the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace...

Talking to Ghosts: Korean Adoptees Search for Answers

For Nari Baker, the process of putting together her exhibit “Talking to Ghosts: Waiting in River Between Worlds” was as much a journey of discovery as it was for the participants she interviewed. Featured at...

Trailblazers: Pioneering Teachers That Changed Our Lives

   Claire Suguro - Tough Love "We had a lot of Asians during that time, but all the teachers were white," says Cheryl Chow, a former student of Claire Suguro, who was the first Japanese...

That Summer Job is More than A Summer Job

Many people look back on their first jobs with a mixture of longing and nostalgia. After all, your first job is where you learned basic values such as responsibility, hard work, and respecting your...