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Jessie Ong

Alhambra Source provides objective and important news reporting for our community.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

Thank you Alhambra Source for truly informing the residents of Alhambra.

Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source has become an important source for news, public interest, and serious journalism in our community. Keep it up!

Sara Harris

As a career journalist and EJ advocate, I see community-based media like the Alhambra Source as crucial to democracy and equality.

Chris Olson

I support Alhambra Source as often as I can because I believe a free and independent press is vital to the democratic process. No other news outlet with high journalistic standards consistently covers the stories and issues that matter to our community.

Adele Andrade Stadler, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source is a great independent newspaper that celebrates the communities and is not afraid to ask the tough questions!

Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

I want to know what's going on in my community- News, events, and human interest stories. The Alhambra Source gives me the information I need.

Joyce & Oscar Amaro, Alhambra Preservation Group

We support Alhambra Source because this online news source is vitally important in engaging, informing and educating the residents of Alhambra.

Laura Vasquez

Alhambrans need to know the truth about our area!

Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

Keep bringing on the stories. The Source has given us so much and I am happy to donate to such an important part of our community.

Karsen Luthi

Thank you for creating Alhambra Source and providing timely reporting of important local news. Fight on!

Mr. Konnyaku

I support news reporting that is unbiased and informative. Really enjoy the excellent coverage on local city council and planning commission meetings.

Guadulesa Rivera

Alhambra Source unifies the community and keeps us involved.

Erwin Lee

Such a valuable source of what’s happening in city where we live. Objective reporting that informs us and allows us to come to our own conclusions.

LA Times: College success not always a reality for Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders have been widely regarded as success stories in the classroom. But the reality is much more nuanced, as the LA Times reported on Wednesday. According to the Times, students of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese and Korean backgrounds have higher graduation rates at the UC and Cal State Systems. Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, and Laotians tend to graduate at lower rates. At Cal State, 66 percent of Chinese American students who enrolled in 2008 completed their degrees within six years, while 39 percent of Laotians did the same.
Stewart Kwoh, president and executive director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, told the Times that policymakers “must stop treating our community as a monolithic whole.” Some Asian-American civil rights groups argue that the “model minority” myth is not only narrow-minded, but also a detriment when it comes to assessing the needs of students.
Are you an Asian-American or Pacific Islander who struggles to meet the standards that have been placed by stereotypes? Does it affect your sense of identity? The Source would like to talk with you. You can email us at [email protected]

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