By Rafu | Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii): “My thoughts go out to the Yasutake and Inouye ohana today as we mourn the passing of Irene Hirano Inouye. Irene’s passion for serving her community on the local, national and international levels was profoundly evident in her life’s work.

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 Multilingual Emergency Info Lacking

By Language Magazine | Non-English-speaking communities in the U.S. have voiced concern that coronavirus information is being communicated to them after the rest of the country and in less detail, creating a divide that could put minority groups at risk.

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 Caring for Connecticut’s Southeast Asian-American communities during COVID-19

By Jason Oliver Chang | Officials and medical professionals predict that Fairfield and New Haven county will experience the COVID-19 peak outbreak by the end of April; Hartford County will follow in May. Our collective medical response to the unprecedented and catastrophic pandemic accentuated overall societal weaknesses, particularly with regard to inequality and marginalization.

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