(Scott Suchman for The Washington Post/food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

Comfort and connection

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To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,…
KEEPING THE LIGHTS AND WATER ON: COVID-19 AND UTILITY DEBT IN LOS ANGELES’ COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

Keeping the Lights and Water On: COVID-19 and Utility Debt in Los Angeles’ Communities of Color 

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A new report authored by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation…
Mario Ramírez Garcia, 10, listen as his teacher addresses the class during distance learning in the bedroom he shares with his sister on April 23, 2021. According to their father, the internet connection at their Oakland home cuts out about twice a week, which is especially frustrating to the kids when they are taking tests. Photo by Anne Wernikoff, CalMatters

Analysis shows why millions of California students lack broadband

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on the state…
At least 700 Oaklanders signed up to help escort older Asian Americans in the community to keep them safe after a slew of harassment around the Bay Area. // Courtesy of Compassion in Oakland

Ong Highlights Economic Obstacles Facing Asian Americans

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This past Wednesday, CNK research was cited in a USA Today…
Protesters during a rally held to support Stop Asian Hate in Newton, Mass., on March 21. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A widening gap among Asian Americans

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CNK Director Paul Ong was recently featured in a Los Angeles…

Ong on Increasing Asian American Representation in Biden Administration

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CNK Director Paul Ong spoke to NBC News about his hopes for increasing…
Hundreds of volunteers signed up to accompany older Asian Americans in Oakland's Chinatown neighborhood to help keep them safe.

How to help families of the spa shooting victims and all Asian Americans under attack

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A report co-authored by Paul Ong, director of the Center for…
Esther Lopez settles in at home in Chula Vista after work at a nearby grocery store.(Nelvin C. Cepeda / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

A Deadly Reality: By almost every metric, COVID-19 is proving much worse for Latinos than Whites

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A San Diego Union-Tribune article cited a report by the UCLA…

Majority white areas got more PPP business loan money than Latino areas, UCLA study says

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Research from our latest report with UCLA Latino Policy and Politics…