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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.

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. 

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.

Protecting Yourself From Fraud

Protecting Yourself From Fraud

These steps can help protect your money and your information. How a simple email or text message could open you up to fraud.

Make A Difference By Working At North Memorial Health

Make A Difference By Working At North Memorial Health

Shauntel Burzynski is a member of the talent acquisition team at North Memorial Health. Caprice Overstreet has spent the last 20+ years at North Memorial Health in a variety of roles and currently leads a team of hospital greeters.

Free, Objective Information For Older Adults And Caregivers

Free, Objective Information For Older Adults And Caregivers

Do you have questions about Medicare enrollment? Are your prescription drug costs too high? The annual Medicare open enrollment period is now through December 7, 2021, and the Minnesota Senior LinkAge Line® is ready to help you find the best Medicare plan for you.

Why Should You Care About City Elections?

Why Should You Care About City Elections?

If you drive a car, walk, bicycle, live in a house or apartment, breathe the air, have a pet, discard trash, flush the toilet, or eat or drink in a restaurant, then, as a resident of Minneapolis, you have a vested interest in who runs our city.

The American Nail

The American Nail

The United States’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan and its fragmented rescue of our loyal Afghan allies leaves many Hmong Americans with a heavy-hearted sense of Déjà vu.