Allyson Escobar

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CAUSE encourages leadership among API women, communities

As part of the official Women’s History Month in March, the Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment (CAUSE) hosted Women in Power: Leadership in Law and Justice, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, March 18. … Continue reading

April 15, 2016

APIDC hosts statewide conference on Americans with Disabilities Act

PASADENA, Calif. — Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC), a non-profit volunteer-run organization that assists with bridging the services and cultural barriers faced by the Asian and Pacific Islander community, hosted its fifth statewide conference on March … Continue reading

March 27, 2016

AAPI director leaves Clinton campaign

THE Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) outreach director for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has left the campaign. Lisa Changadveja, who was first appointed outreach director last August, is moving to Colorado to take a position with the Democratic Party, Clinton … Continue reading

March 22, 2016

Family of mentally disabled Fil-Am killed by Long Beach police files claims

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Supporters, friends, and immediate family gathered in front of the Long Beach Police Headquarters on Thursday, March 17 for a press conference regarding the death of Mharloun Saycon, a Filipino-American who was shot by Long Beach … Continue reading

March 18, 2016

Super Tuesday Part 3: Trump and Clinton dominate primary night

ON Tuesday night, March 15, five more states held key presidential primary contests–Ohio, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, and Missouri–where two party candidates emerged as front-runners of the race. Hillary Clinton swept all five contests in Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Missouri, … Continue reading

March 16, 2016

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