We Are Meant to Rise essayists virtual panel

Minnesota writers of the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in a virtual panel Thursday, April 14, noon to 1:30. We Are Meant to Rise tells the story, from the point of view of Minnesotan writers of color, of the racial reckoning that began in Minnesota with the murder of […]


@UndocuGW/NAKASEC hold immigration reform virtual forum

The National Korean American Service and Educational Consortium (NAKASEC) and the advocacy group @UndocuGW will hold a virtual conversation on immigration status, migration, and organizing within Asian American communities. Both groups have been lobbying on immigration reform issues. This free event will take place on Zoom (link below) at 5 p.m. CDT (6 p.m. EDT). […]


API Day at the Minnesota Capitol set

Democracy in the Time of COVID is the theme of a free virtual rally event for API Day at the Capitol, to be held April 20, The virtual rally will include state government leaders and community leaders.  Details such as times for various events, speakers and registration will be announced on the Council’s Facebook page […]


We Are Meant to Rise writers discuss their book at in-person event

Minnesota writers of the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in an in-person panel Sunday, April 24, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Common Ground Meditation Center, located at 2700 E. 26th St., Minneapolis. Panelists will include Minnesota Korean American poet and writer Sun Yung Shin, with co-contributors Arleta M. […]


North by North Film Festival to be held in Duluth

Asian American films and films about Midwestern people and topics are some of the selection of offerings for the 2022 North by North International Film Festival, to be held April 27 through May 1, in Duluth. Badges for $75 are on sale through the month of April for the festival on its website (see link). […]


Poets to speak on poetry’s role in social movements

Minnesota poets who contributed to the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in a virtual panel Saturday, April 30, noon to 3 p.m.(CDT). Entitled We Are Meant to Rise: The Poetry of Social Movements, the poets will be asked to discuss how poetry contributes to how social movements form,  mature, […]


Minnesotan Korean adoptee artist Megan Rye to speak

A virtual event, My Referral Photo: Whole Life in Korea, will be held Monday, May 2, 7 p.m. CDT, with Minnesota Korean adoptee artist Megan Rye, whose exhibition of 100 portrait paintings depicting children's adoption referral photos is at currently at the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis. The event is part of an ongoing series called […]


Children’s Day outdoor event in Roseville

Children and their families are invited to a Korean Children’s Day event, sponsored by Korean Adoptees’ Ministry Center (KAM Center) to be held Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include snacks, Korean food, games and activities, goody bags, books and prizes. Lee’s Taekwondo students will do a demonstration of Korean […]


Architect Grace Kim to speak at Twin Cities Cohousing Network event

A special live engagement via Zoom with architect Grace Kim, principal of Schemata Workshop in Seattle will be held Wednesday, May 11, 7 p.m. CDT. Kim specializes in design of cohousing communities and other types of multi-family buildings, which require a human-centric approach.  Kim co-founded Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing, a mixed-use project where she lives […]


HANA Center Health Fair offers low cost screenings

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Free health screenings will be available by appointment at the HANA Center’s 43rd Annual Korean American Health Fair, Saturday, May 21, noon to 5 p.m. The health fair will take place at the Swedish Hospital Galter Medical Pavilion, located at 5140 N. California Ave., Chicago). The last HANA Center health fair took place in 2019; […]

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