konartist: Hey guys, please don’t past this post. Vote for “My Asian Americana”and bring the issue of deportation of the Cambodian community to The White house. The DEADLINE is MARCH 1. It take only 30 seconds of your time. I will really appreciate the votes y’all. Spread the word.
Something that I miss...
lovefoodmorethanyourlife: Right now, I got the sudden urge to have Laotian ice cream. Like the real deal shit. When I was in Laos, there were carts that people pushed around while ringing a bell (by hand not some truck with a song playing). All their ice cream were in huge blocks, and if you wanted to buy some they took the block out, cut you a thick ass slice off that rectangle and poked a...
SEARAC - Employment and Internship Opportunities
Employment Opportunities: SEARAC is currently seeking a Development & Operations Coordinator Position Summary: The Development & Operations Coordinator works in partnership with SEARAC’s management team on a variety of resource development efforts, including researching and writing grant proposals, managing funder-related logistics, and working with the Director of Communications on...
Summer Program Opportunity for High School...
High School Students, Check out this opportunity: An all-expense paid summer program catered to Southeast Asian youth! The Southeast Asian Student Coalition (SASC) Summer Institute is a five-day educational program, which takes place in the summer, from Wednesday, June 20 to Sunday, June 24 2012. The program caters specifically to high school youth (9-12th grade) who are tied to the...
I Didn't Know I Was Vietnamese
baohouse: My cousin posted this on his Facebook the other day: Being a senior this year makes me regret not ever maintaining a Vietnamese identity and keep a steady vocabulary of Vietnamese words or staying in Vietnamese school. I will have nothing of my cultural identity to pass onto and of my children if I ever had children. If I had kids, what would I tell them? That I was...
[Update] Call for Submissions: SASC Anthology...
This is an image of SASC Anthology’s first chatbook: Memories In Translation (2010) Hello beautiful community! We just wanted to update everyone with the progress of the upcoming 2012 Chapbook. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Anthology team has decided to extend the deadline of our submissions. The Letter of Intent will now be due March 3, 2012stating you will submit a piece by the Final...
-____- OMG LANZZ
Me: Hey,is your girlfriend Mien?
Lanzz: No,she's nice.
phalkunz: After a long week, with all the excitements and disappointments, listening to my ethnic music (the music that used to make me wince) really puts my heart at ease. So nostalgic yet so comforting.
Fact #1 I'm Khmer/Cambodian
sandrachu: Yep, just to let people know I’m not Japanese, Korean, or Chinese. Actually I am part Chinese buuuut I’m mostly Khmer/Cambodian~ I used to speak Khmer fluently but sadly I forgot how to when I started school. Dx It’s kinda sad that, like, no one knows what or where Cambodia is. T___T
Damn I just wanna go home and eat some pho and...
I am Lao
tamakiouranhighfan: People wonder where i am from. Some ask are you filipino and the answer is NO!! I am Laotian!!! Khoi bpen Khon LAO!! Laos is a small country located in southeast asia between thailand and vietnam. I love Lao food. it is the bomb nuff said
Conversations with My Mom: Her View on Dating and...
keizi: As with most typical Asian conversations, I brought up an issue about dating, and the kinds of responses I got were vastly different from what I usually heard from them. I never talk to my Mom about these kinds of things. The language is a bit altered, since my Mom doesn’t speak fluent English. Here’s a bit of how it went. Me: “Hey Mom, I don’t get it. I’m looking for a girlfriend...
tamakiouranhighfan: Lao food is the best!! Thum Mak Hoong, Kow piek sen! Today for lunch mae thu made kow piek sen!! Khoi muk Lai!! She makes the best Kow piek!! tehe! LAO AMERICAN PRIDE!!