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March 24, 2011

UCLA AASC: 2011 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders

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The UCLA Asian American Studies Center, as an official U.S. Census Information Center (as a co-partner with National Coalition for Asian Pacific Community Development), is pleased to provide this 2011 statistical portrait of the Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.

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March 11, 2011

AOF Condemns Rep. Peter King's hearing on "The extent of radicalization of American Muslims”.

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Yesterday, Representative Peter King, Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee convened a hearing on "The extent of radicalization of American Muslims”. The hearing will only disenfranchise and discourage the Muslim community from working with law enforcement; while at the same time ostracizes them based solely on their religion.

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March 11, 2011

AOF Expresses Sympathy for Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and the Pacific Rim

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AOF would like to extend our sympathies and support to the people of Japan and countries around the Pacific Rim while they cope with the destruction caused by this morning’s earthquake and tsunami.

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March 10, 2011

AOF Former Co-Chair, Secretary Gary Locke, Named New Ambassador to China

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Yesterday, the White House announced that Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has been named as the new ambassador to China. Secretary Locke will replace the current ambassador, Jon Huntsman, who is stepping down on April 30. Secretary Locke was the first Chinese American governor and Commerce Secretary and, if confirmed by the Senate, he will likewise become the first Chinese American ambassador to China.

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