Minnesota SBA Civil Unrest Disaster Loans

Small businesses, non-profits, and individuals with property damage or economic injury due to civil unrest from 5/27/20-6/8/20 are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Job-Hunting Tips To Restore Your Hope Despite The Pandemic

This can be an especially frustrating and worrisome time for job seekers. Massive unemployment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reflects decline and uncertainty in many industries.

Recycle Smart While Getting Rid Of Excess Clutter

The Coronavirus has changed our regular activities and day-to-day interactions with other people. For example, groceries or restaurant meals are frequently delivered to your car or home.

Decline In Childhood Immunization Because Of COVID-19

Children in Minnesota are not getting their needed vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a while, people were told to avoid going to clinics if they were not sick and many clinics were not seeing patients in person.

Saint Paul Public Schools Increase Diversity of Building Leaders

Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) has announced it has hired 12 new Principals and 19 Assistant Principals for the 2020-21 school year.

Keeb Kwm Haiv Neeg Hmoog (History Of The Hmong People)

As a child growing up, Ya Po Cha had always wanted to become a medical doctor and give back to the Hmong community by helping Hmong patients and families.

Noble Academy Plans For An Unprecedented School Year

“When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.” This is the famous expression Mr. Neal Thao, Superintendent of Noble Academy – a Minnesota’s High-Quality charter school follows.

The Woman And The Girl – Chapter 1

“How was my day?” answered the woman with an elongated sigh. “My day was… good.” She tiptoed, lifted her hip, and planted her bottom firmly on the wheeled office chair, hands grasping at both armrests to maintain balance.

Two Hmong Officers Included In 13 Officers That Joined The State Conservation Officer Ranks

Thirteen people, including two new Hmong officers, have graduated from the 20th Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Academy, having trained since early May in all aspects of their new careers as conservation officers.

Emergency Support For Hmong Cultural Center From Luce Foundation

The Hmong Cultural Center has been awarded an emergency urgent needs grant of $50,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation based in New York, NY.

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The Woman And The Girl – Chapter 1

The Woman And The Girl – Chapter 1

“How was my day?” answered the woman with an elongated sigh. “My day was… good.” She tiptoed, lifted her hip, and planted her bottom firmly on the wheeled office chair, hands grasping at both armrests to maintain balance.

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Thao: PhD Student & Author

Thao: PhD Student & Author

er Thao is currently pursuing her PhD in education and will be the first in her family to graduate with a doctorate degree. It is Thao’s hope and dream to inspire and develop curriculum that will support bilingual and multilingual students.

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A New Journey

A New Journey

Many Hmong Americans can trace their families back to refugee camps and farming villages. They remember and were told stories about a time when walking to the nearest school took hours, and only a few boys had the privilege of receiving basic education in Laos and Thailand.

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Health

Business and Finance

YouTube: I’m Done!

YouTube: I’m Done!

Classic case of clickbait, did you fall for it? No, I am not quitting YouTube, but I am quitting my podcast style. Wasn’t it Jeff Bezos of Amazon who said ‘Be firm on vision but flexible on details’?

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YouTube: Thumbnails

YouTube: Thumbnails

Of course, five years ago, if you asked me ‘How are your thumbnails doing?” I would naturally reply, “Well, I don’t bite them as much because I use the nail clipper.”

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Community

Minnesota SBA Civil Unrest Disaster Loans

Minnesota SBA Civil Unrest Disaster Loans

Small businesses, non-profits, and individuals with property damage or economic injury due to civil unrest from 5/27/20-6/8/20 are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Sports/Outdoors

Why The Turtle Crosses The Road

Why The Turtle Crosses The Road

Want to help preserve one of the coolest parts of Minnesota’s natural history, something that pre-dates dinosaurs but still can be found all across the state?

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Nation/World

MINORS ASIA – #11 In A Series  For Hmong Times – Playing At Camp

MINORS ASIA – #11 In A Series For Hmong Times – Playing At Camp

Walking through the Hmong refugee camps of Ban Vinai and Chiang Kham in the late afternoon, could be heard the cry of hungry babies, the wailing of mourners, roosters fighting, the crackling fuzzy public address system in a language few understood, hammers pounding on anvils in the blacksmith shop; different sounds down every path and around every corner.

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MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

Wandering the winding footpaths and dirt roads in the Hmong refugee camps in northern Thailand decades ago, one encountered men and women busily going about their daily tasks, as we saw in the last installment of this series*. Another level of work activity was just as evident in camp, the everyday chores of children.

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