Archive for April 3rd, 2013

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    Signatures Needed for Petition to President Obama Seeking Apology for Chinese Exclusion Laws

        Congress has formally expressed regret for the passage of the Chinese Exclusion laws in the late 19th Century. The Chinese Exclusion Laws involved legislation Congress passed between 1870 and 1904 that explicitly discriminated against persons of Chinese descent based on race.  In 1882, Congress […]

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    Ricefield Collective: Handmade Knitwear to Define the Future of Philippine Indigenous Women Launches Today

        Ithaca, NY – Ricefield Collective reinvents tradition with the launch of their Fall ’13 Handmade Knitwear Accessories Collection on Kickstarter today. Based in the Philippine Rice Terrace UNESCO World Heritage site, Ricefield gives indigenous women the skills to craft modern knitwear that cannot be […]

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    SF Global Vietnamese Film Festival Set for April 26-28

        The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival (April 26-28, 2013) is a biennial film and video showcase centering Vietnamese filmmakers in Việt Nam and the diaspora—a international vision reflecting a transnational reality. SFGVFF is the first and only festival of its kind in the […]

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    SFSU Hosts Orizomegami Class

        San Francisco State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute presents a class on Japanese orizomegami- the art of decorating papers by folding and dipping them into pools of natural dyes, beginning April 19, taught by Aiko Cuneo, daughter of famed sculptor Ruth Asawa. In the six-week class, students will […]

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    LA API Organizations Call For End to Attacks on Immigrant Families

    LOS ANGELES – Today in Historic Filipinotown, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations and community members called on Congress to enact fair and just immigration reform that protects and strengthens the family immigration system. The represented organizations are part of a local coalition called API […]

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    On the Scene: Days in the California Desert

        Although Bay Area winters are generally mild, there are March brisk winds, fog, and freezing cold nights still hanging around, so we joined a dozen Silicon Valley seniors in search of warm sunlit days and clear skies in the desert area once coveted […]

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