Archive for October 14th, 2008

  • The World of Supplier Diversity and Global Sourcing

    The World of Supplier Diversity and Global Sourcing

    Part one of two Supplier diversity and global sourcing are perhaps two trends in strategic sourcing that continue to gain popularity and positive impact among corporations and the federal government. As key components of the supply-chain management, supplier diversity and global sourcing are procurement processes […]

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  • New York’s Hep B Efforts

    New York’s Hep B Efforts

    The B Free National Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Hepatitis B Disparities (B Free CEED) held a discussion about strategies to combat hepatitis B in New York City’s API community on Oct. 14 at the New York University Torch Club. Hepatitis B prevention […]

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  • SFUSD Goes Green in the Classroom

    SFUSD Goes Green in the Classroom

    SAN FRANCISCO – Last month Mayor Gavin Newsom and San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Carlos Garcia launched a plan to promote environmental justice and green practices in the curricula of The City’s schools through service-learning. The two-year Environmental Service Learning Initiative will integrate environmental […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/14/08

    Daily Dose: 10/14/08

    » Amendment 1 Targets Florida’s Anti-Asian Land Law » Caffeine Consumption Doesn’t Raise Overall Breast Cancer Risk » Nine Candidates Meet at City College Board of Trustees Candidate Forum Today » Asian American Religious Leaders Speak Out In Support of the Freedom to Marry » […]

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  • Palin’s Glasses Are the New Louboutin’s

    Palin’s Glasses Are the New Louboutin’s

    Some viewers of the vice presidential debates were more interested in Sarah Palin’s trendy glasses than what each candidate was saying. Her square-shaped rimless glasses, designed by Kazuo Kawasaki from Japan, don’t require any screws, thus offering a clearer view to the wearer. The company […]

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  • Standing Up To A Bully

    Standing Up To A Bully

    The most contentious issue facing San Francisco voters on the November ballot is Proposition H, which has been called the “Clean Energy Act” by its supporters and the “Blank Check Initiative” by its opponents. It seeks to amend San Francisco’s charter “to require The City […]

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  • Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    Part three of a four-part series highlighting Kimochi, Inc.’s volunteers. Kimochi, Inc. started Sansei Live! 25 years ago as a way to introduce younger generations to Kimochi senior services and to encourage philanthropy among young people. Today, the Japantown-based organization serves 3,000 Bay Area seniors […]

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  • Filipino Americans’ Underutilized Voting Power

    Filipino Americans’ Underutilized Voting Power

    The second in a five-part series celebrating Filipino American Heritage Month How important should Filipinos be in U.S. politics? Filipinos are the second-largest Asian ethnic group in the U.S. and among the most important consumer targets for ethnic and mainstream marketers. According to 2006 Census […]

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