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State by State, Communities Push Back Against Voter Restrictions

Asian News 05/18/2016 0 Comments

Amid the fear and confusion around voter suppression, voting rights advocates are sounding a message of hope and determination. This is the first presidential election in which new voting restrictions will be in effect in 15 states. The restrictions have been easier to pass – and harder to track – as a result of a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling…

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Asian News 05/17/2016 0 Comments

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that Chinese automaker GAC Group will exhibit on the main show floor at the 2017 auto show. GAC Group returns to Detroit after it participated at the 2015 NAIAS where the company unveiled its GS4 SUV in front of thousands of international journalists. “GAC Group’s return to NAIAS is very exciting…

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Volvik Announces Sponsor Exemptions for LPGA Volvik Championship

Asian News 05/15/2016 0 Comments

Star-studded field now includes local Michigander who never gave up on her dream and a 15-year-old phenom from South Korea Volvik announces two young golfers with compelling stories as the two sponsor invites for the upcoming LPGA Volvik Championship, scheduled for May 23-29 at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor. Sarah Hoffman from Saline, Mich. and 15-year-old Korean amateur…

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15th Annual APACC Gala “A Metamorphic Journey”

Asian News 05/04/2016 0 Comments

Detroit, Michigan– On Friday, April 29, 2016, APACC hosted its 15th Annual Gala at MGM Grand Detroit. Over 750 business leaders including top corporate executives from large U.S. and Asian businesses; leaders from businesses owned by Asian Americans from China, Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan, India among other countries; entrepreneurs; and political and government dignitaries joined to celebrate APACC’s success as…

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White House to Recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling “Champions of Change”

Asian News 05/02/2016 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 4, the White House will recognize ten individuals from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.” During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May, the White House and WhiteHouse Initiative on AAPIs are celebrating artists and advocates who have used…

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McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity Enrolls More Than 5,000 Seeking More Education and Skills

Asian News 04/24/2016 0 Comments

Warren Buffett commends McDonald’s for “ensuring its workers have the tools to succeed throughout their careers and that in turn makes our entire economy stronger.” McDonald’s today announced that Archways to Opportunity, its workforce education program, has enrolled more than 5,000 people since its creation one year ago. The program provides assistance in earning a high school diploma, receiving tuition…

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Metro Detroit arts and cultural organizations invited to apply for operating support grants from The Kresge Foundation

Asian News 04/19/2016 0 Comments

$4.8 million available to nonprofits in tri-county area This summer, The Kresge Foundation will award grants totaling $4.8 million over three years to small, mid-size and large arts and arts and cultural organizations in metro Detroit’s tri-county area of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Detroit Arts Support grants provide unrestricted operating dollars to organizations in the performing, visual and literary…

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