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Lao American Spotlight: Hing D. Potter

You’ve heard the term “social justice” but what is it and why does it matter? Participants of the Lao American Writers Summit could find out this year thanks to  Hing Potter, whose passion for it includes promoting education access, advocating … Continue reading

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Lao American Spotlight: Simon Boonsripaisal

Simon Boonsripaisal had a question for everyone at the 2017 Lao American Writers Summit: Pai Sai? You could answer it at his “Discovering Intersectionality” workshop. Simon is the AANAPISI Professional/Technical Educational Planner at South Seattle College and is also staff … Continue reading

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Lao American Spotlight: Latana Jennifer Thaviseth

Meet Latana Jennifer Thaviseth. She is a currently a doctoral student at UCLA and teaching assistant with the Asian American Studies Department. Her research focuses on the educational trajectories of Southeast Asian American students and she’ll taught a workshop on … Continue reading

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Lao American Spotlight: Kennedy EraNetik Phounsiri

Meet Kennedy EraNetik Phounsiri, a Lao-American independent recording artist & professional dancer. His videos have over a million views total and his resume includes stints on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and as a principle member in the Jabbawockeez shows in … Continue reading

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Lao American Spotlight: Kham Sanavongsay

Kham Sanavongsay is the founder of Buatique. She is a visual artist and entrepreneur who runs her own online shop where her Lao-inspired merchandise can be seen. For nearly two decades she’s collaborated with other creatives in merchandising, product development … Continue reading

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SEA Language Workshops coming to MN

The SEAD Project is excited to announce open enrollment for our 8-weeks language program offered in Hmong, Khmer and Lao. Take our fun and engaging workshops integrated with culture, history and social issues. Space is limited. Registration and details are … Continue reading

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Recipes for Change with Catzie Vilayphonh coming 9/21

Join multimedia artist Catzie Vilayphonh for a special evening of food and storytelling. This program, presented in partnership with the Office of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and The Philadelphia Commission for Women, is part of Welcoming Week. Welcoming Week is … Continue reading

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