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    Fifth Laotian National Conference Set for This Weekend

            Atlanta, Georgia – UPS Headquarters in Atlanta, is the place to be on Friday and Saturday, August 1st and 2nd, 2014. LANA and its community partners, the Laotian American Society and Asian Pacific American Historical Society will hold the Fifth Laotian […]

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    Doris Koo Appointed to AARP Board of Directors

      Washington, D.C. – AARP recently welcomed Doris Koo to its Board of Directors. The all-volunteer, 21-member Board of Directors is the governing body of AARP. Some of the major responsibilities of AARP board members are to approve the budget and monitor AARP finances, set […]

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  • Yuri Kochiyama speaks at an anti-war demonstration in New York City's Central Park around 1968.

Courtesy of the Kochiyama family/UCLA Asian American Studies Center

    YURI KOCHIYAMA, HERO OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND RACIAL JUSTICE, PASSES AWAY

    LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles mourns the passing of Yuri Kochiyama, a giant in the struggle for racial justice for all communities of color. Born Mary Yuriko Nakahara in 1921, she and her first-generation Japanese immigrant family spent her first years […]

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    MANAA Slams TMZ For Perpetuating Stereotypes Against Asian Drivers

    LOS ANGELES- Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA)–the only organization solely dedicated to monitoring the media and advocating balanced, sensitive, and positive depiction and coverage of Asian Americans–is criticizing TMZ for Friday’s telecast where one of their staffers perpetuated stereotypes against Asian people. The […]

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    2014 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage to Honor Veterans

      The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation announces its Annual Pilgrimage, with the focus of honoring the service of veterans to the country. With the theme of “Honoring Selfless Service” this year’s events will recognize soldiers who were incarcerated at Heart Mountain during World War II. […]

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  • Chinese Poise for Railroad Gold Spike in 2014

    Chinese Railroad Workers Finally Get Into The Picture

    Chinese Railroad Workers Finally Get Into The Picture I remember the great joke from the 80’s tour of “the Orient Express” when the fellow remembered when his teacher said that he’d like the part next week when he’d hear about how the Chinese built the […]

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    Efforts Ramp Up Nationally to End America’s Hepatitis Epidemic

          New Treatments and updated national action plan spur increased community screenings and outreach activity during National Hepatitis Awareness Month SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK/CHICAGO/SEATTLE – May 15, 2014 – In the largest multi-faceted campaign of its kind, local and national organizers in five […]

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  • The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Hep B mobile was out supporting Hepatitis B Free Santa Clara County's bus ad campaign launch targeting the Chinese and Vietnamese population to get tested for #hepatitis B on April 17 along with Congressman Mike Honda, Santa Clara County Supervisors Ken Yeager and Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody, NEMS Associate Medical Director Dr. Lynn Liu, El Camino Hospital Director of Community Benefit Barbara Avery, Fiona Ma, Speaker pro Tem Emeritus of the California State Assembly Fiona Ma, AsianWeek Foundation's Ted Fang, and Hep B Free Santa Clara County Campaign Director Arcadi Kolchak.

    Subaru “Hep B Free Mobile” Promotes Community Health and Healthy Living

    - XV Crosstrek Hybrid spreads message of hepatitis B prevention and environmental stewardship at the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration -     SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 14, 2014) – Subaru and the AsianWeek Foundationwill introduce the new Subaru “Hep B Free Mobile” at […]

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  • Hill Health Magazine Summer cover story is about the ABCs of hepatitis and features the story of Fiona Ma, former speaker pro tem of the California State Assembly. Pick up a free copy of the magazine at the Hill Physicians booth in the Healthy Living Pavilion

    Hill Physicians Medical Group Announced as Title Sponsor for Asian Heritage Street Celebration

    Festival is part of Hill Physicians commitment to all of its diverse patient membership SAN FRANCISCO, CA May 1, 2014 – As part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the AsianWeek Foundation announced Hill Physicians Medical Group as title sponsor of the 10th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration […]

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    Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

        By Dr. Howard K. Koh As a physician for over 30 years, I have seen the patient benefits of having health insurance as well as the problems of lacking it. Nearly one in five Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) does not have […]

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