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APACEVotes: Four small steps to be more civically engaged

APACEVotes: Four small steps to be more civically engaged

Derrick De Vera October 4, 2017 0

Change the world! Get involved! Let your voice be heard! Whether it is from elected officials, teachers, coworkers, family, and friends, you have probably heard some variation of these calls to action in your

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Pathways to Health: Many still need help understanding health insurance

Pathways to Health: Many still need help understanding health insurance

International Community Health Services October 4, 2017 0

Many still need help understanding health insurance. With the Affordable Care Act, more people than ever have the opportunity to access affordable health care. Sadly, many are still not taking full advantage of their

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#WeBelong: Welcome to the 12th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

#WeBelong: Welcome to the 12th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

Guest Contributor September 25, 2017 0

This year at the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, we take on the theme “We Belong” and our country focus is Nepal. #WeBelong here regardless of whether we are third generation, second, first, or

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Fo’ Real: Sunrise at Haleakala

Fo’ Real: Sunrise at Haleakala

Bob Shimabukuro September 25, 2017 0

The following is republished from the October 5, 1994 issue of the International Examiner. I was standing close to the summit of Haleakala crater on Maui, 45 minutes before sunrise. The fiery red streaks

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Opinion: DACA—We are a nation of immigrants, we need to support each another

Opinion: DACA—We are a nation of immigrants, we need to support each another

Azias Ross September 24, 2017 0

Today is September 5, 2017 and the day that the United States attorney general declared the rescinding of The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an American immigration policy that allowed some individuals who

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Opinion: Established leaders need to honor the strengths our next generation of young leaders bring

Opinion: Established leaders need to honor the strengths our next generation of young leaders bring

James Hong September 20, 2017 0

A couple years ago, I attended a Gang of Four book tour that celebrated the lives and friendship of Bernie Whitebear, Bob Santos, Roberto Maestas, and Larry Gossett. I was inspired and humbled by stories

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Ayame Tsutakawa Remembered

Ayame Tsutakawa Remembered

Mayumi Tsutakawa September 15, 2017 0

My mother, Ayame lwasa Tsutakawa, passed away a few weeks ago at Keiro Northwest in the special unit for memory care patients. For a decade and more, she lived with dementia. Although she remembered

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Opinion: Amerika—Amnesty for a Convicted Felon, 800,000 Young People Summarily Condemned

Opinion: Amerika—Amnesty for a Convicted Felon, 800,000 Young People Summarily Condemned

New America Media September 11, 2017 0

By Alberto Ledesma New America Media I first became a “dreamer” more than 40 years ago. That is when my parents brought my sisters and me to the heart of East Oakland for what we

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The health of our community begins with a vote

The health of our community begins with a vote

International Community Health Services September 8, 2017 0

Akemi Matsumoto recalls her grandmother, who came to the United States from Japan when she was 18 years old. She worked hard, paid taxes, and raised 12 children alone after the death of her

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Fo’ Real: Women in my life

Fo’ Real: Women in my life

Bob Shimabukuro September 8, 2017 0

Reading the following 23-year-old article from September 7, 1994, I had written for the International Examiner (sent to me by Fumiko Hayashida’s daughter Natalie) reminded me that I have been pushing for the caring,

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