Hmong News – Wisconsin

Today is Final Deadline to Sign-up for Farm Support Program

Wisconsin farmers have one last chance to submit their names into the online database for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program. The effort will provide $50 million in direct support to ...

Experts on refugee experiences in Wisconsin encourage communities to see arriving Afghans as new Americans

Not seeing newcomers as foreigners, allowing space to mourn loss of home will help Afghans feel at home in Wisconsin. Vincent Her, second from left, talks about his experience as ...

Finding ideas to empower

Articles, city, Eau Claire /
City residents will have opportunities next month to gather together and brainstorm ideas for using $300,000 Eau Claire has set aside for projects created by the public. A series of ...

MMSD investigating anti-Asian graffiti at East High during Hmong New Year

Officials with the Madison Metropolitan School District say they are investigating after anti-Asian hate speech graffiti was found on hallways and stairwells at East High School on Tuesday, as ...

MMSD investigating anti-Asian graffiti left on East High halls during Hmong New Year

Officials with the Madison Metropolitan School District say they are investigating after anti-Asian hate speech graffiti was found on hallways and stairwells at East High School on Tuesday, as ...

Wausau School District: Cost, class sizes, dwindling enrollment prompted merger talks

Damakant Jayshi The lopsided size of K-5 elementary school classrooms dominated discussion during the third community engagement session conducted by the ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Language barriers, housing shortages: Here’s what we know about Wausau’s efforts to resettle refugees from Afghanistan

Seventy-five refugees from Afghanistan are expected to resettle in Wausau by the end of 2022, with the first families arriving this year. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Sheboygan’s Hmong New Year at North High School Saturday will be a ‘feast for all of the senses’

This year’s Hmong New Year celebration is in person and will feature dancing, speeches, competitions, food and music from Destiny. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Culture Collective pop-up shops up and running, but vendors face challenges

For the first time in the city’s history, Madison has opened pop-up shops on State Street aimed at giving businesses owned by people of color prime retail space.  The vendors ...

As Appleton schools anticipate Afghan refugee students, one middle school teacher shares her experience as a newcomer over 30 years ago

Chia Vang, a refugee from Laos, came to Appleton over 30 years ago. Now she shares her story as the district prepares to welcome Afghan refugees. Read more (opens in ...

From Laos to America Museum holds grand re-opening

It was a big day on Saturday for the Wausau Hmong community as people gathered for the grand re-opening of the museum "From Laos to America." ... Read more (opens ...

“From Laos to America” celebrate reopening in Wausau

The Hmong American Center celebrated heritage and history in honor of the re-opening of "From Laos to America" Museum Saturday. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Born of family reunion efforts, museum in Wausau offers peek into Hmong and Lao cultures

Damakant Jayshi In the mid-1980s a sophomore at Wausau East High School wrote a journal as part of his English class assignment. He wrote about his ... Read more (opens ...

NNS Update: From ‘banker of the underrepresented’ to the Biden administration

After spending most of his professional career serving Milwaukee communities, Joaquin Altoro says he’s excited to now move to a position with the Biden administration. Read more (opens in new ...

Hmong Institute Noj Tsiab (pre-new year) celebration

The Hmong Institute is hosting the Hmoob Kaj Siab’s Noj Tsiab (Pre-New Year) Celebration on Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 4402 Femrite Drive, Madison. Noj tsiab pronounced “naw ...

Over 14,000 Sign-up for Farm Support Program So Far

Articles, support, Wisconsin /
Tony Evers says applications have been coming in at a steady pace for the latest round of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program. During Wednesday's episode of the Dairy Signal, the ...

JOURNAL: Multicultural perspectives

As a Hmong American born and raised in Milwaukee, Rachel Yang, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, says it can be hard to find her own identity, ...

Bird, Lime and Spin scooters removed from Milwaukee streets as the pilot program comes to an end

Articles, Milwaukee /
Scooter companies had until midnight Monday to deactivate their scooters and now have 24 hours to remove them. Read more (opens in new tab) ...