Hmong Cultural Center Museum Expands!

Museology Museum Services has recently completed two additional museum panels for the Hmong Cultural Center Museum. These panels focus on Hmong Weddings and Hmong Funerals.

Teen Dating Violence – Schools Present An Opportunity To Address Teen Dating Violence

Mai* and her husband Pheng* legally immigrated to the U.S. from Thailand in 2005 in a desperate attempt to improve their lives. After settling in Saint Paul with their four children, the couple learned about HAP’s job training services and enrolled in the organization’s 13-week soldering program.

Millions Of Immigrant Households Risk Losing Vital Public Benefits In October Following Amended “Public Charge” Rule

Mai* and her husband Pheng* legally immigrated to the U.S. from Thailand in 2005 in a desperate attempt to improve their lives. After settling in Saint Paul with their four children, the couple learned about HAP’s job training services and enrolled in the organization’s 13-week soldering program.

Embracing The Love Of Reading And Writing In The Hmong Language

When people come together, amazing things happen. This October, a group of educators and parents are bringing together Hmong authors from around the country to spark and cultivate a love of reading and writing amongst Hmong youth in the Twin Cities. This year’s theme is “Embracing the Love of Reading and Writing in the Hmong Language.”

Warning For Local Parents Who Suspect Teen Is Vaping

Doctors are warning about how vaping can damage the lungs of teenagers. Recently, physicians spoke out about kids who landed in the hospital with severe medical problems and they suspect it is tied to vaping.  

Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) Announces New Executive Director

Janssen Hang has accepted the Executive Director position at the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) and will start in this new capacity on September 22, 2019.

Hmong College Prep Academy Volleyball Gearing Up For 2019 Season

With participating in a new athletic conference and the addition of new players, there’s a lot of excitement being generated for the upcoming Hmong College Prep Academy’s Girls’ Volleyball season.

Boys And Girls In Grades K-5 Are Invited To Join Cub Scouts September 19 New Member Events At ALL Elementary Schools From 6-7 PM

Parents of boys and girls in grades K-5 can sign their children up for Scouting online today or at one of more than 700 local joining events taking place at ALL area elementary schools. From 6-7 PM on Thursday, September 19.

Benefits Of After-School Sports And Extracurricular Activities

The traditional classroom setting will teach your child a great deal, but if you want your child to have a truly well-rounded education, you will need to supplement that setting with after-school and extracurricular activities.

St. Paul City Council Introduces Labor Standards Enforcement And Education Division In Preparation For Minimum Wage Rollout

The St. Paul City Council recently introduced an administrative ordinance in preparation for the first minimum wage increase to be effective on January 1, 2020.

The Hmong Times Newspaper is a quality publication for the Hmong Community. Providing valuable information and tools to promote togetherness and give the Hmong community a forum. The Hmong Times newspaper also provides the means for businesses, schools and organizations to make a connection with the Hmong Community.

Fat Asian Girl – A Short Story

Children swarmed out the double doors like busy ants. When had the schools gotten rid of the obnoxious brass bells that rang by the drumming of a sidearm? Sometimes, life had a way of making her recall how old she was.

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The Hmong Migration

The ideas for this series came into being when I was a junior in college. I was reading “Tragic Mountain” by Jane Hamilton.

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Candle Afloat – A Short Story

One stormy night, a lonely housewife took a walk out in the fields that encircled their remote home. She was headed to their barnyard shed to obtain a few nails.

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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

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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YouTube: GEAR

You have your idea, your audience and your niche. Let’s burn some money and buy a whole bunch of stuff at Best Buy. If you have lots of money you can stop reading now, if not, continue.

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College, Community College, Trade School – Which Is The Best Choice?

When it comes to higher education, modern students have a number of choices in pursing certifications and degrees to help them reach their future career goals. While many students choose to enroll in a traditional brick and mortar college or online college degree program, there is also the option of furthering your education through a community college or trade school.

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Embracing The Love Of Reading And Writing In The Hmong Language

When people come together, amazing things happen. This October, a group of educators and parents are bringing together Hmong authors from around the country to spark and cultivate a love of reading and writing amongst Hmong youth in the Twin Cities. This year’s theme is “Embracing the Love of Reading and Writing in the Hmong Language.”

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Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.

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Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

If like me, you find 48 degrees to be a nearly perfect temperature, visit the cave and beat the heat. If like me you seek a family-friendly day trip that offers something valuable for both children and adults, visit the cave.

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Camping With Kids: Well Worth The Effort

When my husband and I decided to start a family, we promised ourselves that having kids wouldn’t mean abandoning our active lifestyle. We knew we’d have to make adjustments, but we also believed that children provide more reasons than ever to get outdoors.

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Collecting Hmong Refugee Stories In Minnesota And California

I have parents and grandparents who constantly remind my siblings and I how lucky we are because “back in Laos” or “when I was little” they were so poor. When we were picky about our food or didn’t finish what was on our plates, our elders would give us lectures about how they never had enough to eat.

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