When Words Fail: Careful Framing Needed in Research on Asian Americans

https://twitter.com/karthickr/status/218073749835100163 Karthick Ramakrishnan published his commentary about the Pew report on Asian Americans on Hyphen’s website. Karthick is associate professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside, and fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. Sometimes, a two-page press release can have greater impact on race relations in the United States than…

MSNBC Story by Richard Lui on the Asian American Vote

APIAVote board chair Toby Chaudhuri appeared on MSNBC last night in a story by Richard Lui. Toby discussed the importance of the Asian American vote in the battleground states of Nevada, Virginia, Florida and North Carolina, and what issues will drive this voting bloc to the polls.

First Asian American Serial Killer Movie Begins Crowd-Fundraising Drive

The filmmakers responsible for the hit independent film, The People I’ve Slept With, are joining together again to make Chink, the first Asian American serial killer movie. It is the directorial debut of Stanley Yung, the film is written by Koji Steven Sakai and produced by Stanley, Koji, and Quentin Lee. The film stars Jason…

Need Your Help: Time Running Out on Judge Ed Chen’s Nomination

As you may know, Judge Edward Chen was nominated to the federal district court in San Francisco by President Obama in August, 2009. His nomination has been now pending for nearly one year — he is the longest waiting judicial nominee under this administration. Despite being highly qualified, Judge Chen has been unfairly subjected to…

$1,000 Grand Prize: Kollaboration SF Talent Competition, Jan 14 Deadline

Kollaboration San Francisco is holding a talent competition and they want you to audition! The organization’s mission is to encourage the Asian American community to express themselves artistically and break through media stereotypes while coming together as a community. Kollaboration is hosting its first annual show on Saturday, April 10, 2009, at the Palace of…