Hmong News – California

How to Turn Fresno Unified Around? Get More Parents Involved in Kids’ Schooling

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Although the district has done a better job in recent years in making sure that materials on the district website and with Parent University are provided in English, Spanish, and ...

How to celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month in Northern California

From live performances to music to authentic cultural foods, explore and learn about the Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander cultures. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

English Professor a Finalist for Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Author and Fresno State professor Mai Der Vang was honored May 9 as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, for her groundbreaking ... Read more (opens in new ...

Judge blocks water sanctions that would affect rural Asian immigrants

A federal judge struck down a second attempt by a Northern California county to dismiss a case against them for water sanctions that would leave the local Asian community without ...

Fresno State professor named finalist for Pulitzer Prize

Mai Der Vang's new book "Yellow Rain" takes a look at the severe illnesses and death that plagued the Hmong population in the aftermath of the US war in Vietnam ...

Fresno author earns Pulitzer recognition for poetry about Hmong refugee experience

She was wrapping up her class at Fresno State when she got the news her book had been named a Pulitzer finalist. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

PG&E awards grant to California Fire Foundation to boost wildfire prepardness

The WSPP distributes fire-safety messaging targeting Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities. These efforts include outdoor billboards, television, radio, and digital ads. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Sacramento’s 1st AAPI Night Market: Meet Jenny Estrada with Wind Macrame

Turning to macrame as a hobby during the pandemic, Jenny Estrada, a military mom, found a way to tie Hmong culture into her creations. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Multiple small businesses in Central California recognized

The Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce Awarded six small businesses at their first-ever Central Valley Small Business Awards Breakfast. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

‘Critical need’ for election workers in Fresno County

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There is a “critical need” for election workers in Fresno County and elections officials want anyone eligible to apply and help out the elections ... Read more (opens in new ...

The Fresno Center receives grant to fight against Asian hate

Articles, Asian, car, fight, Fresno, Hmong, man /
"There was an incident with a Hmong man. He was attacked in Roeding Park," she said. Cruz added: "An Asian man, he found his car was vandalized with hate messages, ...

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness

The WSPP develops and distributes in-language fire-safety messaging targeting Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities. These efforts include a comprehensive media campaign consisting of ... Read more (opens in new ...

10 years later, Sacramento campaign continues to inspire people to seek mental health care

EDIE: AND THAT’S WHY THE CAMPAIGN IS NOW REACHING PEOPLE IN LANGUAGES FROM ENGLISH AND SPANSH, TO RUSSIAN AND HMONG. ERTHE’S EVIDENCE THE MESSAGE HAS BEEN BREAKING THROUGH, WITH MORE ...

Remembering Major Nhia Long Vang

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and share the history and contributions of the Central Valley's AAPI community. Read ...

Speakers call for Hmong cultural validation for college success

The Fresno State Cross-Cultural and Gender Center (CCGC) explored Hmong students’ cultural experiences and difficulties faced in higher education in its latest “Lunch and Learn” series on April 20. Read ...

Election ’22: Challenger joins Elk Grove’s mayoral race

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Brian Pastor, an 18-year resident of Elk Grove, will challenge Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen in this November’s election. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

FC Tucson can make history with another U.S. Open Cup win

Tucson's pro soccer team will host the California United Strikers FC in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

‘He gave his all’. New police station in Fresno named for officer killed by wrong-way driver

Fresno’s newest police substation was officially named on Friday, in honor of Phia Vang — the veteran officer who was killed by a drunk driver while headed home from work ...