Hmong Times Community

The Hmong Times Community sections provides our readers with an in depth view of the people and events within the Hmong Community in Minnesota and nationally. Here you can read articles that cover the Hmong Community life. We highlight the people that make a difference and the events that bring our community together.

A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On

In the epicenter of Hmong America, an unrivaled collection of over 200,000 unique cultural artifacts – including but not limited to books, photographs, videos, sound recordings, newspapers, maps, musical instruments, and paj ntaub – turns 20 years old.

For Diane Moua, Dessert Is A Piece Of Cake

Diane Moua, critically acclaimed pastry chef, is paving the way for women of color in fine dining. She is the first Hmong-American woman to be nominated for a prestigious James Beard Award.

Putting Your Concerns On The Map

After a historic election saw the number of Asian Pacific legislators triple in Minnesota, we formed the first-ever Minnesota Asian Pacific (MAP) Caucus.

2018 – The Year In Review

2018 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. The Hmong Times takes a look back at some of the top stories of 2018.

40 Years On, Minnesota Hmong New Year Spotlights Youth And Women

On Friday, November 23, the United Hmong Family’s Minnesota Hmong New Year kicked off its 40th anniversary. With the theme of “Passing the Torch,” it was a moment not only to honor the long legacy of Hmong in Minnesota, but also to look forward to an even brighter future for the community.

The Hmong Folk Arts Experience Exhibit

The Hmong Cultural Center is excited to announce the launch of the new Hmong Folk Arts Experience interactive museum exhibit at its museum center in St. Paul.

YouTube: My Favorite Channels!

My job is so fun. I get to make videos of my children, test minivan gear and now…talk about my favorite channels! This is more than a filler article.

Preparing For The Naturalization Interview

We can all agree that interviews are nerve-wracking, especially one that will determine a person’s ability to become a naturalized citizen, but there are a few ways to prepare for success.

Wilder Recognition Dinner

On Friday, September 21st,, Hmong Professionals attended a special fundraising dinner at the Wilder Foundation. This is the 4th year that such a dinner has been held.

Election Day Voting Q & A

The 2018 midterm elections are coming up on Tuesday, November 6th. To help make Election Day as seamless as possible for you, we’ve rounded up some of the most frequently asked questions concerning the more practical side of voting in this election.

Here’s To Your Health

HAP intensifies focus on health and well-being by increasing outreach and enrollment services for MNsure and SNAP.

The Time Is Now To Get Your U.S. Citizenship

Becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen has many benefits – citizens can vote and run for public office, obtain a U.S. passport, sponsor family members to come to the U.S. and hold certain jobs reserved for citizens such as federal government jobs.