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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 Singer, Her Family, And Bomb Filled Skies

A Singer, Her Family, And Bomb Filled Skies

My mother, Vilayvanh Bounnaphol was an accomplished and well-known artist for her enduring and beautiful songs: Nok Santiphap, Dan Hang Itsala, Champa Muang Lao, Sai Lom Yen, Bun Khun Pak, and Thong Na Sang.

It Is Our Time To Take A Seat At the Table

It Is Our Time To Take A Seat At the Table

Our people, culture, values, and traditions to this day remain a mystery to the American people. It is time the American people learn who we are, what our people have done and our love for this great country we now call home.

Summer Money Tips for Kids

Summer Money Tips for Kids

Remembering those first few paychecks you received for a summer job, babysitting gigs, or an allowance from your parents brings back the nostalgia of simpler times. Fast-forward to today, and your kids are probably going through a very similar moment in time.

Final Notice And Public Explanation Of A Proposed Activity In Wetlands

Final Notice And Public Explanation Of A Proposed Activity In Wetlands

This is to give notice that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11990, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands, to determine the potential affect that its activity in the wetland will have on the human environment.

Community Banking To Community Building

Community Banking To Community Building

Juneteenth is a day like no other. It is both a celebration of freedom and a reminder of the work that still must be done to bring about a more equitable society.

What’s A Credit Score And Why Is It Important

What’s A Credit Score And Why Is It Important

Your credit score is a number that tells a story of who you are as a customer. The good news is that understanding how it works and monitoring it can help you take control of the story over time.

United Hmong Family, Inc. And Hmong Women Soccer

United Hmong Family, Inc. And Hmong Women Soccer

On behalf of the board of trustees, we thank everyone for your input on the matters related to the Hmong International Freedom Festival (HIFF) sports competition prizes and payouts to all our competing teams.

Early Notice And Public Review Of A Proposed Activity In A Wetland

Early Notice And Public Review Of A Proposed Activity In A Wetland

This is to give notice that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11990, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands, to determine the potential affect that its activity in the wetland will have on the human environment.

Drinking Water: Public Water Supply Or Private Well

Drinking Water: Public Water Supply Or Private Well

(StatePoint) Is the COVID-19-related payment suspension (also known as a forbearance) on your home loan ending? Ready to resume making mortgage payments? Understanding your options and being proactive can help ensure a smooth process, say experts.

Fired Former UWO Director Of Affirmative Action Appeals Case

Fired Former UWO Director Of Affirmative Action Appeals Case

The former UWO director of Affirmative Action who says he was discriminated against on the basis of his race and national origin, as well as retaliated against when he complained about race discrimination, is appealing a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in favor of the UW System Board of Regents.

May Lor Xiong Files with FEC for MN CD4 Congress

May Lor Xiong Files with FEC for MN CD4 Congress

After reviewing the new Fourth Congressional District boundaries, May Lor Xiong affirmed her decision to file for Congress with the Federal Elections Commission and to seek Republican endorsement.

Sunrise Over Wat Thamkrabok

Sunrise Over Wat Thamkrabok

We would like to dedicate this book to all of the Hmong who have lived in Wat Thamkrabok and are now scattered around the world. We dedicate this book as a memory of good and bad times together.

What’s Happening At The Hmong Cultural Center

What’s Happening At The Hmong Cultural Center

The Hmong Cultural Center is the primary Hmong and Asian American organization in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that provides community outreach activities related to multicultural education for the purposes of promoting positive race relations in the Twin Cities community. 

Eternal Harvest

Eternal Harvest

This letter comes to you from Jerry Redfern and Karen Coates, creators of the new documentary “Eternal Harvest.”

A Very Happy Hmong New Year From Legacies Of War!

A Very Happy Hmong New Year From Legacies Of War!

Hmong New Year season typically starts after the harvest season. In the US, Hmong people begin celebrating as early as mid-to-late October. In Laos and Thailand, Hmong New Year lasts for a month – almost all of December!

2021 – The Year In Review

2021 – The Year In Review

2021 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. Although COVID-19 ranked as the number one story for many in the state of Minnesota and beyond, many other happenings were going on among the Hmong community. 

Why Your Business Needs To Be Certified As A Diverse Supplier

Why Your Business Needs To Be Certified As A Diverse Supplier

Supplier diversity is a crucial part of an organization’s success. It’s a way for companies to promote innovation, cultivate networking, boost hiring, and perhaps most important of all, a way for companies to experience the many benefits of diversity while taking steps to close the racial equity gap.

Ge Vang Wins Reprieve From Deportation

Ge Vang Wins Reprieve From Deportation

After 18 months of advocacy and support from CAAL, an immigration judge granted Ge Vang relief, terminating his deportation order on July 19, 2021.