Vaccination rates for most racial and ethnic minorities are lower than for whites statewide and in Dane County.
Two positions have been vacant in the Aging and Disability Resource Center for more than six months, leading to increased staff workload.
Despite the rain Thursday, a few dozen East Side residents came by to purchase fresh produce from the farmers.
The testing, which started on May 11 and will last until at least June 6, will be conducted by the Wisconsin National Guard. It is not restricted to Dane County residents.
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Hmong-Americans aren’t criminals; they’re patriots. They’re here because they earned a place in the home of the brave.
The idea of sending former allies and their families back to a place whose violence they fled is outrageous, but sadly not out of character for this administration.
According to Peng Her, Dane County is home to about 6,000 Hmong elders who fled from genocide in Laos in the 1970s.
“I’m glad I’m teaching kids this instrument, because if I don't teach them, nobody else is going to teach them,” said Michael Thao.
Hmong people are much more likely than whites to have two identical copies of genes that control certain immune response factors, greatly reducing their protection against the fungus that causes blastomycosis.
Hmong families who had been growing on Westport Farm for years or even decades were concerned their land would be taken away when their landlady sold it before Groundswell Conservancy and Community GroundWorks stepped in.
The study included focus groups with dozens of Hmong and Latinx families whose children attend public schools in Dane County.
"These four people are defining their food experience within the context of being an American, hyphenated American," said author Andrea Nguyen at an event at The Lynhall in Minneapolis.
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, Madison’s Hmong community will celebrate the Hmong New Year at the Alliant Energy Center.
"Everything on a daily basis surrounding my life depends on Kajsiab House," Bao Xiong said.
After 18 years, the healing program for the local Hmong community is closing on Sept. 28 due to a funding problem.
The St. Paul Police Department on Monday said Nougai Xiong, 27, of St. Paul and 28-year-old Yang Houa Xiong of La Crosse were suspects in the death of 19-year-old Jacky G. Vue of St. Paul.
Instead of relying on a Hmong neighbor, friend or co-worker to explain the Hmong culture, a new certificate program at Edgewood College will offer five weeks of training for professionals to gain a deeper understanding of and better support the Hmong community.
Tanika Apaloo and Vaunce Ashby, two African-American women hired into educational services roles at Wisconsin Historical Society in 2016, have helped shift the historical society better serve underrepresented populations.