Judy Chu Far Outdistancing Rivals in Fundraising for Congressional Seat

The breadth and strength of Judy Chu’s campaign for Congress was demonstrated again today as candidates reported their first fundraising numbers for this May 19 special election. In the first three months of 2009, Judy Chu collected an impressive $770,167, over $200,000 more than her nearest rival, State Senator Gil Cedillo. Judy Chu, Vice-Chair of … Continue reading Judy Chu Far Outdistancing Rivals in Fundraising for Congressional Seat

Reps. Honda and Gutierrez to Host National “Family Unity” Immigration Event in San Jose; Asian immigrant voices to be highlighted

On April 18th, San Jose's faith-based communities join a national effort—spanning 20 major U.S. cities—to document the harm caused to citizens across our nation in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform. This will be the first event of the tour to highlight voices of the Asian Pacific Islander community, and other diasporic communities. “These testimonials … Continue reading Reps. Honda and Gutierrez to Host National “Family Unity” Immigration Event in San Jose; Asian immigrant voices to be highlighted

‘Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority’ Showing, Reception at Asian American Film Festival

A wonderful documentary on the late Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawai'i shows Wednesday, March 18, as part of the 2009 San Francisco Asian American Film Festival. The showing starts with Tadashi Nakamura's "A Song for Ourselves," a documentary on pioneering singer and activist Chris Iijima. The showing starts at 6:45 p.m. at Sundance Kabuki … Continue reading ‘Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority’ Showing, Reception at Asian American Film Festival