New America Media http://kalw.org en Your Call: What does it mean to grow up muslim in the US? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-what-does-it-mean-grow-muslim-us <p><span class="s1">&nbsp; Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 42175 at http://kalw.org Your Call: What does it mean to grow up muslim in the US? Seniors in Tech City: An interview with journalist Paul Kleyman http://kalw.org/post/seniors-tech-city-interview-journalist-paul-kleyman <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">More than one in ten people living in the densely packed Tenderloin and mid-Market neighborhoods are age 65 or older, and that percentage is expected to grow significantly in the next decade.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 02:28:25 +0000 Ben Trefny 41791 at http://kalw.org Seniors in Tech City: An interview with journalist Paul Kleyman Voting from the Korean American perspective http://kalw.org/post/voting-korean-american-perspective <p>We conclude our series in partnership with <a href="http://newamericamedia.org/"><em>New America Media</em></a>, delving into the issues California’s ethnic voters care most about this year, with a look at the politics of Korean Americans. California is home to <a href="http://kacla.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/CIC.520.pdf">451,000</a> Korean Americans. The biggest community is in LA, but a sizable number are here in the Bay Area, with the highest concentrations in Santa Clara and Alameda Counties. So what’s this community talking about one week ahead of the elections? KALW’s Hana Baba spoke with Won Yi, a talk show host on Korean television KEMS TV in San Jose.</p><p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 01:52:15 +0000 Hana Baba 18715 at http://kalw.org Voting from the Korean American perspective What to expect from the Muslim vote http://kalw.org/post/what-expect-muslim-vote <p>As part of our ongoing series with New America Media exploring the ethnic vote, today we discuss how American Muslims may vote this year. We spoke with Javed Ali, editor-in-chief of Newark-based award-winning Muslim affairs publication, <em><a href="http://www.illumemagazine.com/">Illume Magazine</a></em>.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:44:11 +0000 Hana Baba 18404 at http://kalw.org What to expect from the Muslim vote Predicting the Filipino vote in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/gauging-filipino-vote-bay-area <p>The Pew Research Center says Asian Pacific Islander Americans are now the <a href="http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/06/19/the-rise-of-asian-americans/">fastest-growing</a> ethnic and immigrant group in the United States. Asian Americans as a whole also tend to be the most educated and prosperous. Almost half have college degrees. The US Census Bureau estimates that 450,000 of the country’s more than three million Filipinos live in the greater Bay Area.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:52:00 +0000 Hana Baba 18099 at http://kalw.org Predicting the Filipino vote in the Bay Area