Washington, D.C. (May 13, 2014) — In the midst of a Washington, DC celebration that included a speech by the Vice President, Congressional leaders, a TV actor, and a panel of AAPI leaders over many decades, it was really Asian American youth beat boxers, poets, and artists who stole the show!! UC Berkeley student Maxie Moua wore a traditional Hmong cultural costume, and shared poetry she’d created last year as a high schooler in the Central Valley town of Fresno, Calif., to chronicle her family’s coming to America and describe their challenges faced as refugees. Her writing was a part of a 16 month commitment of students and teachers of the Art Venture Project of McLane High School in Fresno. Read more.
In the beginning of Holy Week, marking the entry of Jesus to Jerusalem, his suffering and his death, we watch with sadness and grief the…Read more >
Disciples and United Church of Christ Holy Season Statement on Violence in the Middle East and Refugees In the beginning of Holy Week, marking the…Read more >