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.
Open houses to gather input for future of Highway 252/Interstate 94 Corridors in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Minneapolis
At the Hmong American New Year commemoration held at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, members from the Hmong community find a vital platform to celebrate the uniqueness of Hmong history and arts.
On November 9, 2018, Ramsey County Judge Starr cleared Council member Dai Thao of all charges against him for assisting a disabled voter last fall.
HAP Instructor Kristin Klas has a great story that sums up the liberating power of literacy.
With seven Hmong American candidates from Minnesota winning political seats this midterm election, the community witnessed landmark victories worth celebrating.
Beginning with the grand opening on Friday, November 23 at 11:00, the United Hmong Family’s Minnesota Hmong New Year will kick off it’s 40th Anniversary.
Minnesota produce growers are invited to take a one-day training course to meet the requirements for the Produce Safety Rule, which is part of the new federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Vang’s family was one of the first Hmong families to resettle in the Twin Cities.
Quick. What do these movies have in common: Grand Torino, The Martian, A Beautiful Mind, The Shining, Castaway, and Shut In?
On November 10-11, the Lee and Rose Warner Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds will transform into a bastion of Hmong culture for the Hmong American New Year.
Custom Jobs Training at HAP Proves That It’s Never Too Late to Start Over
As the November elections approach, we wondered if our readers know exactly what each of our state’s elected officials are responsible for in the roles that they are campaigning for.
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.
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.
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.
Hmong Cultural Center’s partner, the Hmong Studies Journal has published a new special issue focusing on contemporary concerns and issues in Hmong American education.
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.
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.
HAP intensifies focus on health and well-being by increasing outreach and enrollment services for MNsure and SNAP.
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.
You’ve met the Hmong candidates that are running for political office in the last issue of the Hmong Times, now let’s take a look at who’s running in the other races for 2018.
It’s better than even money that the Running Aces Casino & Racetrack is this summer’s best bargain. Running Aces offers a jackpot of indoor/outdoor experiences that will have you wondering why you waited so long to check out this north metro entertainment treasure.
The primaries are over, the fields are set and the race to November 6th begins. Several Hmong candidates made it through the primaries. They are:
In July, the City of St. Paul broke ground on what is to become the Frogtown Community Center. The Community Center is a renaming of the Scheffer Recreation Center.
The first step to voting is registering. You can do one of the following:
-pre-register online or by submitting a paper application in person or by mail
-register at the polls
There are two Hmong-American individuals running for judicial office in Ramsey County this election year. If elected, one or both of these individuals will be the first person, in the State of Minnesota, of Hmong-American descent to win a position on the bench by vote.
A primary election is an election used either to narrow the field of candidates for a given elective office or to determine the nominees for political parties in advance of a general election. Primary elections can take several different forms.
This summer and fall, the Hmong Times will be running a special 2018 Election Primer series to keep readers up-to-date on election news, voter information, candidate updates and much more.
“Peb yog. We are Hmong,” said spoken word artist Kevin Yang at a peace walk held July 4 in memory of Jacky Vue, 19, who died from gunshot wounds earlier that week.
Global entrepreneur, philanthropist, success coach, China Chang, announced her entry in the Mrs. Minnesota-America beauty pageant, on social media. She represents Ramsey County in her delegation run for the pageant title and crown.
On May 15th, Rep. Fue Lee (DFL – Minneapolis) honored the many Asian/Pacific Minnesotans who contribute greatly to Minnesota’s economy and culture with a resolution on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives commemorating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.
The financial genius Warren Buffett advised that you should “never rely on a single source of income.” Mr. Buffett’s advice is one of the most important things to remember when working towards financial freedom.
Minnesotans and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) appear to have been subjected to a “spoofing” attack. Spoofing is a practice used to falsify the telephone number or name on caller IDs to disguise the identity of the real caller.
Song Khoua Xiong watched his older brother Bla Neng Xiong go to Thailand for specialized training by the Americans during the Secret War. Upon his return, the elder Xiong joined the late Colonel Song Leng Xiong and his battalion in establishing the Long Tieng airfield.
On May 1st, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M., Cottage Grove Arts Commission and I hosted a brand-new event, Global Love Day, at River Oaks Golf Course and Event Center in Cottage Grove.
The 2018 Minnesota Grown Directory is now available. The one-thousand-member Directory boasts Minnesota agricultural products and services available directly from farmers and farmers markets.
Thank you so much for your support of Hmong Cultural Center over the past year! We have several exciting initiatives happening in 2018 that I would like to briefly share with you.
On Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28th, 20 residents of Maplewood gathered at the Maplewood Community Center for an event put on by the Minnesota Community Assembly.
Live Horse Racing Returns To Running Aces – Enjoy Opening Night And Wager On The Preakness Stakes: May 19
Live harness horse racing is back for another year at Running Aces Casino & Racetrack on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Opening night will have action-packed live racing and give race fans the chance to watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes.
The relationship between transportation and social mobility is stronger than that between mobility and several other factors, like crime, elementary-school test scores or the percentage of two-parent families in a community. – Nathaniel Hendren