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.
The Hmong American Farmers Association Is Included In The 2020 Minnesota State Legislature Infrastructure Bonding Bill
Last week, the Minnesota (MN) House of Representatives passed a bi-partisan $1.9 billion infrastructure bonding bill which included funds for the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) to purchase the HAFA Farm, a 155 acre incubator and research farm located in Vermillion Township.
Winter in Falcon Heights, Minnesota will not be the same this year as the 22nd annual Hmong New Year festival at Lee and Rose Warner Coliseum on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds is called off due to COVID-19.
We are excited to announce that the Hmong Cultural Center Museum will be moving to new, expanded and dedicated space when it reopens in 2021!
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.
The SBA has extended the deadline for businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to apply for a physical disaster loan to Nov. 2.
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.
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.
Minnesota’s Celebrated Chefs Share Healthy, Comforting Recipes To Ease COVID Cooking “Hungry for Hope” digital cookbook features 24 nourishing and simple recipes to promote community well-being during the pandemic.
Minnesota’s Celebrated Chefs Share Healthy, Comforting Recipes To Ease COVID Cooking “Hungry for Hope” digital cookbook features 24 nourishing and simple recipes to promote community well-being during the pandemic. By Leah Kondes Home...
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.
Yuepheng Xiong is a St. Paulite and the owner of Hmong Arts, Books & Crafts, the first and only Hmong bookstore in the world.
Interview With Senator Tina Smith, Who Is Running For Reelection As U.S. Senator For Minnesota Why do you want to continue to represent Minnesota as a Senator? During my time in the Senate, I’ve worked hard, across party lines, to...
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).
This can be an especially frustrating and worrisome time for job seekers. Massive unemployment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reflects decline and uncertainty in many industries.
The Coronavirus has changed our regular activities and day-to-day interactions with other people. For example, groceries or restaurant meals are frequently delivered to your car or home.
Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) has announced it has hired 12 new Principals and 19 Assistant Principals for the 2020-21 school year.
The Hmong Cultural Center has been awarded an emergency urgent needs grant of $50,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation based in New York, NY.
Up To $5,500 In Rent And Mortgage Assistance Available For Ramsey County Residents Affected By COVID-19
Increased financial assistance is available for Ramsey County residents who lost income due to COVID-19 and need help paying for housing costs.
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.
Bank Of America Connects Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Youth To Workforce Success Through Virtual Summer Leadership Experience
Student Leaders underlines bank’s ongoing commitment to connect young people to jobs, skills-building and opportunities to strengthen our community.
This story originally ran in the July 23rd issue of the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder and is reprinted with the permission of the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder.
With the coronavirus shaking up the economy and upending the day-to-day operations of businesses, it’s perhaps more critical than ever that corporate CEOs and small business owners summon up all their leadership skills.
COVID-19 has hit communities of color the hardest, including immigrant families. You need to be aware of programs you may be eligible for right now.
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.
Hmong Cultural Center’s partner, the Hmong Studies Journal is pleased to announce the July 2020 publication of Volume 21.
(StatePoint) With record numbers of Americans filing for unemployment and many facing income loss, the financial impacts of COVID-19 are far-reaching.
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.
This July 4th 2020 weekend, the McMurray fields of St. Paul will remain bare as the United Hmong Family, Inc.’s decision to cancel the 40th annual Hmong International Freedom Festival holds strong.
AGENCY IS PROVIDING MORE THAN 3,000 MEALS TO ENROLLED FAMILIES EACH WEEK
The Bush Foundation today announced the selection of its 2020 Bush Fellows, a group of 24 visionary leaders who are thinking big about how to solve problems and shape a better future for their communities.
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.
Dear members of our Asian Pacific community,
This is a very painful time for our communities, our state, and our country.
During this difficult time, many people are looking for ways to help. Perhaps one of these easiest ways to impact our community right now is to complete the 2020 census.
Pandemic Response Resources For Nonprofits – How The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Is Responding To COVID-19
The following resources for nonprofits are here for you to efficiently get information on the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation’s response, additional funding opportunities and other community resources that have emerged in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(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.
Saint Paul Public Library is proud to announce that Pang Yang, Branch Manager at Arlington Hills Library, has been named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker.
Kit Phraviseth was looking to build a life-long career with good pay and benefits. “I was interested in learning and gaining knowledge for a career,” Phraviseth said.
As society digs into its battle against COVID-19, a health researcher at Ball State University recommends behaviors that to adapt as soon as possible to avoid illness.
Over three million people in the U.S. have recently filed unemployment claims as a result of the severe economic impact of the coronavirus.
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 4/3/20. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy!
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.