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

Asian News 09/04/2018 0 Comments

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…

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You are welcomed to 2018 UAAMSA Health Fair

Health 09/01/2018 0 Comments

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…

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

Asian News 08/21/2018 0 Comments

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…

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Gretchen Whitmer officially taps Garlin Gilchrist II as running mate

Asian News 08/20/2018 0 Comments

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…

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Signs You’re Suffering from Physical Symptoms of Stress

Health 06/15/2018 0 Comments

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…

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SINGAPORE AND BEYOND: OPTIONS FOR DENUCLEARIZING NORTH KOREA

Asian News 06/11/2018 0 Comments

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…

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USCIS Expands Online Filing

Did You Know... 05/30/2018 0 Comments

Applicants Can Now Request Replacement Naturalization Certificate and Naturalization Hearing Online WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that Form N-565, Application for Replacement of Naturalization/Citizenship Document, and Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA), can be filed online. Applicants use Form N-565 to replace a naturalization certificate, certificate…

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How Gum Disease Is At The Root Of 5 Serious Health Issues

Health 05/30/2018 0 Comments

Your dentist keeps warning you about bleeding or inflamed gums for a reason. They can be a gateway to serious health issues. Periodontal disease, the result of infections and inflammations of the gums, affects nearly 50 percent of U.S. adults aged 30 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The problem increases with age; 70 percent…

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

Asian News 05/30/2018 0 Comments

  “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…

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