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.
I grew up in north Minneapolis and attended Minneapolis Public Schools throughout my teenage years. My family arrived in Minnesota in 1993 when I was ten years old and placed in fifth grade at Bancroft Elementary School in south Minneapolis.
Dear Business Owner,
We want to make sure you are kept up to date on resources as we weather this pandemic. Here’s an update as of 3/22/20. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy!
Representative Jay Xiong (DFL-St. Paul) continues his work with his colleagues in the House, the Senate, and the Governor’s office to respond to the rapidly-evolving spread of COVID-19, known as the Coronavirus.
Over the last week an undeniable truth has emerged: these are unprecedented times we are living in. COVID-19 has the potential to devastate our families, communities, and society.
When most folks woke up in the predawn hour in Ban Vinai it was to the crowing of competing roosters throughout the hills and valleys in the camp housing tens of thousands of Hmong refugees, many of whom, it seems, had roosters.
The Hmong Times Newspaper has been selected for the 2020 Best of St. Paul Award in the Publishers category by the St. Paul Award Program.
Yuav Tshawb Nrhiav Tau Cov Ntaub Ntawv Hais Txog Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv Raug Zoo Rau Hauv Online Li Cas
Koj puas tau txais kev qhuab qhia txog kev noj qab haus huv los ntawm ib tug phooj ywg los sis kwv tij thiab xav tshawb nrhiav rau hauv internet?
The U.S. State Department recently responded to Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s (DFL-Minn.) February 3rd letter in which she voiced her opposition to the potential deportation of Hmong and Lao individuals with final orders for removal.
Kab mob kis pob cos (human papillomavirus), kuj muab hu tias HPV, yog ib yam kab mob vais lav (virus) uas nquag tshwm sim heev. Feem ntau yuav luag txhua tus yuav tau mob HPV li ntawm ib zaug nyob hauv lub neej.
(StatePoint) Consumers face major financial decisions at every stage of life. But experts say a basic understanding of financial concepts can help you make better decisions related to money management and reduce your stress at the same time.
In November 2019, Hmong Cultural Center was awarded a two year Arts grant from the McKnight Foundation. This grant will support Cultural Customs Folk Arts classes and the development of a community directory of Hmong ceremonial folk artists.
After Courts Blocked Public Charge Rule – What Immigrants Applying For Green Cards Or Visas Need To Know
Last month, district courts blocked the Trump administration’s rule that attempted to deny green cards to immigrants who fail to meet tough income tests or use public programs.
Yes, in answer to that age-old question, when a tree falls in the forest, it makes a sound.
Winterizing your home can save you cash and make your winter considerably more comfortable and relaxing. Make sure your home is ready for another Midwest winter with the following tips from Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
The Bush Foundation today awarded the 2019 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to five organizations with a track record of successful problem solving in their communities.
Rotary International is a global organization of men and women committed to serving their communities – a group with a mission – and Jonah Yang is one of its members in St. Paul.
“What is tradition?” is the question of conversation between The Hmong Times and The United Hmong Family, Inc.’s chairwoman, Mee Vang, regarding the 2020 Minnesota Hmong New Year (MNHNY) celebration at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
“Wisconsin is the state with the 3rd highest Hmong population and I am privileged to represent one of Wisconsin’s largest Hmong communities. Each year I attend the New Year celebrations in my district,” said Congressman Grothman.
In the last week of October 2019, the Hmong Cultural Center Museum and Library hosted several overseas Hmong Studies scholars who were visiting St. Paul to participate in the Hmong Studies Consortium conference at Saint Catherine University.
The Lee and Rose Warner Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds is set to host the 2020 Hmong-American New Year which marks the 21st celebration of this annual celebration.
AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, is seeking new volunteers to add to its group of volunteer tax preparers. Volunteer tax preparers help taxpayers who are seeking assistance preparing and filing their income tax returns.
(StatePoint) Do seasonal temperatures sometimes leave you frustrated with your home’s lack of insulation? Staying comfortable indoors is a top priority for most people, and luckily, it’s easy to ensure your home is an optimal temperature.
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.
This issue of the Hmong Times begins a series of images and recollections of those who came out of Laos and made their way to Minnesota and around the U.S., in an effort to preserve that history and to reestablish the unique bond between the oldest and youngest generations.
July may get all the glory for its patriotic displays of fireworks, but when it comes to a true explosion of colors, it’s tough to beat the show put on each year by September and October.
Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL) has been named a recipient of a 2019 Cultural Jambalaya Diversity Award, which honors those who have made a positive difference by advancing multiculturalism and ethnic diversity in their Minnesota communities.
Bo Thao-Urabe, CAAL’s executive and network director, for years has been a thought leader in the Hmong and Asian Pacific American community. She co-founded CAAL in 2013 after a series of conversations that assessed that there was not another effort that brought emerging and experienced Asian Pacific American (APA) leaders from different sectors, age groups and various ethnic communities together.
The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded two grants, totaling $58,700, to the Center for Hmong Arts and Talent and the Hmong Cultural Center.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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 Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL) announced 15 Asian Minnesota leaders as the recipients of the Spark Leadership Fund and will present selected leaders with awards of $1,000 each.
Dr. Brian V. Xiong created the Hmong Education Resources (HER) Publisher for the Hmong community in 2018 that provides services for Hmong students, writers, educators, researchers, and graphic artists.
The Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers of a seasonal scam that tends to pop up in warmer months – asphalt paving schemes.
HAP Farm Coordinator Tou Xiong didn’t dream of becoming a farmer when he was growing up in south Minneapolis – he wanted to be a detective. He imagined himself unearthing clues and getting to the root of crimes, not digging up vegetables and pulling roots from the soil.
On Tuesday, June 11th, nine Minnesotans were recognized with the state Department of Human Services’ 2019 Outstanding Refugee Award. The St. Paul ceremony honored refugees who have made significant contributions in civic engagement, leadership, and entrepreneurship.