Category: Mi Asian

Posted on: September 27, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Lifting up all voices in metro Detroit, including Michigan’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, for the 2018 midterm election

“It is so important that all voices are lifted up in our democracy, and that includes Asian American voters,” said Michigan Representative and Democratic state Senate candidate for District 1 Stephanie Chang. “There is so much at stake in the 2018 elections — from immigrants’ rights to an economy that works for everyone — Asian American voters should have a say…

Posted on: September 4, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

NATIONAL AWARDS PROGRAM SEEKING MICHIGAN’S TOP YOUTH VOLUNTEERS OF 2019

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards will grant two Michigan honorees $1,000, a medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Canton and Manchester students were Michigan‘s top youth volunteers of 2018 LANSING, Mich. – Today through November 6, 2018, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Michigan‘s top youth volunteers of the year. Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2019…

Posted on: September 1, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

You are welcomed to 2018 UAAMSA Health Fair

Welcome to the 2018 Asian American Health Fair presented by the United Asian American Medical Student Association (UAAMSA) at the University of Michigan Medical School! UAAMSA is a student organization dedicated to supporting the healthcare and community needs of Asian American patients in the greater southeast Michigan area while creating opportunities for UM medical students and physicians to build a stronger community…

Posted on: August 21, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Real estate is hot in Detroit. But its top owner, the city, isn’t selling.

William Gill wants to buy a fixer-upper home in Detroit and has his sights set on the neighborhood of North Campau. Far removed from the trendy areas of Midtown and downtown, the neighborhood near Interstate 75 and Hamtramck is close to his job as a hi-lo driver and his daycare for his children. Unfortunately for Gill, most of the homes…

Posted on: August 20, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Gretchen Whitmer officially taps Garlin Gilchrist II as running mate

LANSING — Gretchen Whitmer on Monday officially tapped Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate, adding a young, progressive voice to her campaign for Michigan governor in hopes of energizing voters in Detroit. Gilchrist, 35, grew up on Detroit’s east side and is executive director of the University of Michigan’s Center for Social Media Responsibility. He emerged from relative political…

Posted on: June 15, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Signs You’re Suffering from Physical Symptoms of Stress

For most people, stress is just a part of life. In fact, a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association found that 60 percent of respondents feel signs and symptoms of stress three or more days per week. Not only does chronic stress lead to mental anxiety, exhaustion and burnout—it can also cause many other physical health issues. Here’s a checklist of…

Posted on: June 14, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

7 Tips for Fathers Raising Daughters In Today’s World

As Father’s Day (June 17) rolls around, we are mindful that it wasn’t that long ago when a father’s job was to attend his daughter’s pretend tea parties and make her a pretty dollhouse. But today’s fathers must navigate a new world and avoid gender specific roles. “The fathers of today’s girls need to be engaged, creative and flexible,” says…

Posted on: June 11, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

SINGAPORE AND BEYOND: OPTIONS FOR DENUCLEARIZING NORTH KOREA

By ROBERT EINHORN | Foreign Policy Program, The Brookings Institution | JUNE 2018   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY If the U.S. intelligence community and most non-governmental experts on North Korea are right that Kim Jong-un has no intention of getting rid of his nuclear and missile capabilities altogether, an agreement committing the North to complete denuclearization, whether rapidly or incrementally, will not be…

Posted on: May 30, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Asian Americans and the food justice movement in metro-Detroit—adding complexity, making connections

  “Before it was even called urban gardening, my parents kept a garden in the backyard ever since I was a kid,” said Shane Bernardo, a life-long Detroit resident and a consultant, facilitator and speaker actively involved in food justice. “So I learned at a very early age how strongly my family identified with our cultural roots and our traditional…

Posted on: February 1, 2018 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Michigan Based Tour Company Wins 2018 International Silver Travvy Award for Best Tour Packager for Asia

Grand Rapids, Michigan – January 24, 2018 – A&S Signature Journeys has earned the prestigious Silver statuette in the Travvy Awards for Best Vacation Packager—Asia which was held Wednesday, January 24, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The annual Travvy Awards, known as the Academy Awards of the travel industry, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the…