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.

2020 – The Year In Review

2020 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. The Hmong Times takes a look back at some of the top stories of 2020.

Holiday Celebrations And Small Gatherings

Holiday celebrations will likely need to be different this year to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Avoid activities that are higher risk for spread. Consider fun alternatives that pose lower risk of spreading COVID-19.

Resilience Fund Grant To Hmong Cultural Center

The Hmong Cultural Center is excited to announce that it was selected by Arts Midwest as one of 30 organizations in the Midwestern United States to receive financial support to catalyze recovery and build resilience for arts and cultural organizations facing disruption and loss during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hmong Times Election Day Voting Q & A

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.

SNAP Outreach Program At Hmong American Partnership

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach Program has been a part of HAP since 2017. SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps or Food Support, or in the Hmong community often known as nyiaj muas noj, is a federal program that provides benefits to supplement the food budget of eligible households.

Minnesota SBA Civil Unrest Disaster Loans

Small businesses, non-profits, and individuals with property damage or economic injury due to civil unrest from 5/27/20-6/8/20 are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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

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

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

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.