Asian Americans

June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Pepco – Exelon merger, the 6th annual World Elder Abuse Day workshop at Holiday Park Senior Center,  graduating inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, and more.

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May 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Asian Pacific American Resource Fair Planned for May 22

Montgomery County will host a reception and resource fair to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month on Sunday, May 22 in Rockville. The event will offer an opportunity for members of community to learn about various resources offered by the County.  The County’s Office of Community Partnerships and the Asian Pacific American Advisory Group both […]

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April 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Thousands Attend Cambodian New Year Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Thousands of residents and visitors came out for the Cambodian New Year Festival in Silver Spring on Sunday. The two day event was hosted by the Cambodian Buddhist Society which has organized the new year’s festival for the past 20 years. The annual event aims to create an atmosphere where neighbors, friends and family can […]

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April 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Board of Elections Hosts Information Session for Korean American Seniors (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Elections recently hosted an information session for elderly Korean Americans, where seniors had the opportunity to become familiar with the voting machines. Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Cambodian New Year Festival Planned for April 16-17

Thousands of resident are expected to attend the Cambodian New Years Festival this month in Silver Spring. The event usually draws nearly 3,000 people from around the region, according to Ken Kiv, who is one of the organizers of the festival. Those who attend the event can expect live music, games, food, a cultural show […]

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February 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Rockville to Celebrate Lunar New Year on Feb. 13

The City of Rockville will celebrate the lunar new year at an event planned for Saturday, February 13. The event will take place at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre which is located on 603 Edmonston Drive in Rockville. The celebration is free and open to the public and will start from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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February 2, 2016 | Willie James Inman

The Year of the Monkey (VIDEO)

It’s the Year of the Monkey and February 8, 2016 marks the beginning of the year 4714, according to the Chinese calendar. Did you know that Asian Americans now represent more than 14 percent of the population of Montgomery County? In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen presents Asian American community members […]

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May 15, 2015 | Tonia Bui

Meet Bel Leong-Hong: National Political Operative and Voice for the Asian American Community

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. To commemorate this time, we honor the Asians Americans who made strides for many communities across the nation. Among them is Belkis Leong-Hong, the Democratic National Committee’s AAPI Caucus Chair. While serving in this leadership role since 2005, she has successfully created 11 Asian American state level […]

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