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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.

Recycle Smart: Reduce Waste At Small Gatherings

Recycle Smart: Reduce Waste At Small Gatherings

This summer, new social distancing rules have changed the places and ways to gather with others. Gathering outdoors and hosting small events with friends and family remain great ways to enjoy the summer months together.

Recycle Smart

Recycle Smart

For years, Saint Paul and other communities have been encouraging people to recycle. Since 2014, in Saint Paul, household recycling totals have increased by 18 percent.

The Sound Of Qeej

The Sound Of Qeej

Houa Lor is the new author of the book, The Sound of Qeej, published by the Hmong Educational Resources Publisher. Lor was born in Thailand and raised in the United States.

The Reality Of This Pandemic

The Reality Of This Pandemic

During this deadly pandemic, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been praised over and over for its quick work in “defeating” the coronavirus.
In March, many news networks were quick to applaud the CCP for containing the virus and putting the correct measures in getting rid of Covid-19.

Newly Unemployed? Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

Newly Unemployed? Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

(StatePoint) With millions of people nationwide filing for unemployment since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and families across the country are suddenly finding themselves without health insurance at a precarious time.

Why We Left Public Schools

Why We Left Public Schools

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.

Rep. Jay Xiong Continues Work On COVID-19 Response

Rep. Jay Xiong Continues Work On COVID-19 Response

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.

Minnesota Council On Asian Pacific Minnesotans

Minnesota Council On Asian Pacific Minnesotans

Dear Community,
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.

Tips To Get Empowered And Take Control Of Your Financial Life

Tips To Get Empowered And Take Control Of Your Financial Life

(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.

New Grant Support For Hmong Cultural Center

New Grant Support For Hmong Cultural Center

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.

The Tree Protector

The Tree Protector

Yes, in answer to that age-old question, when a tree falls in the forest, it makes a sound.

Winter Home Ready Tips

Winter Home Ready Tips

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.