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'Buddhism in Spanish is here': the Latino monks building a unique community

The Guardian - April 15, 2022

Young Asian American Buddhists are reclaiming narrative after decades of white dominance

NBC Asian America - July 9, 2021

Moving in: Unhoused people are tired of waiting

The Christian Century - May 19, 2021

A guide to combatting anti-Asian racism — from relationships to the workplace

NBC Asian America - May 7, 2021

Millennial and Gen Z Buddhists created an online forum to explore their identity

Washington Post - January 29, 2021

Who shows up when you call 911?

The Christian Century - January 19, 2021

The Asian American Christian Collaborative's efforts to combat anti-Asian racism in the church

The Christian Century - October 20, 2020

Asian Americans face dual challenges: Surging unemployment and racism

NBC Asian America - July 31, 2020

Muslim voters are getting organized for the 2020 election

The Christian Century - June 4, 2020

Despite black Catholicism's rich history, African American priests are hard to find

Angelus Magazine - March 6, 2019

From Gen-Z to the Greatest Generation, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders share their stories of racism and discrimination and how they've stood up.
NBC Asian America - April 30, 2021
NBC Asian America Shift
NBC Asian America examines how issues ranging from generational shifts to immigration patterns are changing voter preferences among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the fastest-growing voter bloc in the U.S.
NBC Asian America - November 2020
AAPI Frontline
From doctors to delivery workers, AAPIs make up the backbone of many critical industries amid the coronavirus pandemic. This Asian American and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, we honor the workers leading medical research, helping low-income and limited English proficiency groups, combating racism and more.
NBC Asian America - May 2020

Buddhist temple attacks rise as COVID-19 amplifies anti-Asian bias

Religion News Service - December 10, 2020

Pandemic's suffering opens way for Buddhist chaplains

Religion News Service - December 3, 2020

Stressed by Covid, online seekers discover Buddhism's calming presence

Religion News Service - November 10, 2020

Reckoning with race, Black Buddhists seek space for healing in the dharma

Religion News Service - September 28, 2020

Japanese American Hiroshima victim on the reality of being bombed by his own country

NBC Asian America - August 6, 2020

For Filipino American nurses on the COVID-19 front lines, faith is stronger than fear

Angelus Magazine - July 16, 2020

How a bilingual media program taught a Chinese community about COVID-19

NBC Asian America - July 2, 2020

'I have to find the Mecca of my heart': Muslims grieve as hajj is drastically limited

Religion News Service - June 26, 2020

What we can learn about resilience from indigenous leaders

Yes! Magazine - April 24, 2020

Amid coronavirus, calls and texts to mental-health hotlines are surging

California Health Report - April 2, 2020

Asian Americans report over 650 racist acts over last week, new data says

NBC Asian America - March 26, 2020

As coronavirus spreads, Asian Americans report spike in racism

California Health Report - March 9, 2020

A place for homeless families to sleep in their cars: How a group of interfaith partners is making use of their idle parking lots

The Christian Century - January 9, 2020

Predatory fines: How a traffic ticket can lead to homelessness

The Christian Century - November 22, 2019

Meditation apps proliferate, even if what they provide is not enlightenment

Religion News Service - October 15, 2019

How this campus ministry is tackling student homelessness

Sojourners - September 20, 2019

A woman's place—at the mosque: How American Muslim women are transcending barriers to leadership

The Christian Century - July 9, 2019

How 1800s racism birthed Chinatown, Japantown and other ethnic enclaves

NBC Asian America - May 13, 2019

Inspired in part by Malcolm X, Orange County Muslims travel to distant prisons to minister to inmates

Los Angeles Times OC - April 15, 2019

Creative duo reimagines the Bible for a visual generation

Religion News Service - March 18, 2019

Local churches take turns opening their doors to the neediest in winter

Angelus Magazine - February 6, 2019

More than 700 sign student petition to add Asian American studies classes

Los Angeles Times OC - February 1, 2019

'What did we do?' Shutdown leaves Asian-American seniors without critical resources

NBC Asian America - January 24, 2019

Buddhist monk finds digital road to the Latino world

Religion News Service - January 7, 2019

In 2018, Vietnamese Americans found new political prominence

NBC Asian America - December 20, 2018

Agency makes it easier for Asian American families to foster children

Los Angeles Times OC - December 13, 2018

Historic Los Angeles church, once an activist hub, seeks new life

The Christian Century - December 12, 2018

Shrine to Vietnamese Lady of La Vang rises in Southern California

Religion News Service - November 16, 2018

Congressional battleground expands to historically conservative Little Saigon

NBC Asian America - October 29, 2018

Orange County Latinos are finding solace in Buddhism

Los Angeles Times OC - October 15, 2018

At a Korea-sponsored school, Americans learn the language through K-pop, dramas and more

NBC Asian America - October 8, 2018

How a Sikh tradition inspired a program that gives 1,000 burritos to the homeless each week

NBC Asian America - September 24, 2018

New religious order takes on LA's homeless crisis

Angelus Magazine - September 12, 2018

California churches address housing crisis

The Christian Century - August 22, 2018

A down payment on making hajj easier for Muslim women

Religion News Service - August 11, 2018

Young women seek a nun's life with a joyful Vietnamese order

Los Angeles Times - June 15, 2018

After 50 years of 'Asian American,' advocates say the term is 'more essential than ever'

NBC News - May 31, 2018

Southern California mosques welcome rising number of Latino Muslims

The Christian Century - April 9, 2018

Refugees who left post-war Vietnam document their journeys in 'Viet Stories'

NBC Asian America - April 5, 2018

Activists seek to preserve historic Japanese-American site involved in possible sale

NBC Asian America - March 26, 2018

Advocates fight to save grant that helps preserve the history of World War II internment

NBC News - March 14, 2018

Bishop ordained to be a 'bearer of light' to O.C.'s Vietnamese Catholics

Los Angeles Times - December 27, 2017

Fearing deportation, Asian immigrants seek U.S. citizenship

Los Angeles Times - December 21, 2017

Little Saigon's restaurant scene revives as second-generation Vietnamese Americans mix it up

Los Angeles Times OC - November 29, 2017

The only active Vietnamese-American bishop wants to help bring diversity to the Church

NBC Asian America - October 23, 2017

Want to see the Catholic Church's future? Go to mass in the fast-growing Diocese of Orange

Los Angeles Times OC - October 5, 2017

Garden Grove family wins battle with government bureaucracy in effort to get life-saving treatment for mother

Los Angeles Times OC - September 28, 2017

Some laundry love for homeless and needy families in Huntington Beach

Los Angeles Times - July 25, 2017

Latino Muslims find home at mosque led by Cambodian refugees

NBC Asian America - July 13, 2017

'Muslims in America' portraits showcase community's diverse roots

NBC Asian America - June 19, 2017

Muslim-American Manzanar pilgrimage finds parallels between internment, modern day

NBC Asian America - May 4, 2017

Jails serve immigrants and inmates: A look inside O.C.'s immigrant detention system

Los Angeles Times Weekend - July 29, 2016

Group lends an ear and a helping hand to immigrant detainees

Los Angeles Times Weekend - July 29, 2016

How O.C. parents led the groundwork for school desegregation in the U.S.

Los Angeles Times - April 20, 2016

Activists are asking the U.S. for a stamp honoring Japanese American soldiers during WWII

Los Angeles Times - March 22, 2016

Tufts University acquires Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter's papers

Bay State Banner - December 10, 2016

The Gospel of Amy-Jill Levine: The life and times of a Jewish New Testament scholar

Moment Magazine - November/December 2013

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