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John Chow, Founder

World Famous Tech Review Entrepreneur John Chow

John Chow’s love for technology sparked something he couldn’t have imagined. Back in 1999, he started The TechZone.com (TTZ), a repository for reviews on upcoming technologies. What started off as six pages is now, eight years later, “over 10,000 pages and welcomes over 600,000 unique readers each month”. The surprising growth of TTZ has spurred the creation of TTZ Media Inc., a provider of comparison shopping technology, that, even with over two dozen affiliates, has a reach of 30 million page views each month and continues to grow…

A Nation of Narcissists
Non-Profit Spotlight
Victor Hwang of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
News you need
Happenings across the country
1 Number of states whose minimum wage rates are lower than the Federal rate, of $5.15. Kansas’ rate is $2.65.

U.S. Department of Labor

A Nation of Narcissists

A Nation of Narcissists
A recent study by five psychologists found that today’s college students are more narcissistic and self-centered than those a quarter century ago. The psychologists analyzed responses from 16,475 college students who took the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI)–a “quiz” that asks questions similar to the ones at the beginning of this piece. In 2006, two thirds of college students scored above…

Victor Hwang, Managing Attorney

Victor Hwang of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
One of the most free and democratic countries in the world, America is sorely lagging on the ideal that everyone is created equal. Racism, prejudice, and no access to special services are just a few of the barriers that have created divided communities. Victor Hwang, 39, and the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO) are out to tear those barriers down. Founded in 1975, APILO serves…

Chinatown with No China
Japanese PM’s Apology For WWII Sex Slaves: What Next?
Asian-Americans face discrimination
Identity Studies joke story hurtful
Chinese Restaurant Controversy

April 19

The Greenlining Institute’s 14th Annual Economic Summit
when 9:00 pm (PST); 1 Day
where Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA
price $50
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The Greenlining Institute’s 14th Annual Economic Summiit is an event that brings together California’s and the Nation’s leading public policy and private sector experts to discuss the issues of utmost importance for underserved communities.

April 25

4th Intergenerational Writers Lab
when 7:00 pm (PST); 2 hours
where Intersection for the arts, 446 Valencia Street in San Francisco, CA
price $7-15
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April 25th, 2007 IWL Night 2: Octavio Solis, Genny Lim, Prince Gomolvilas, and IWL participants A collaboration of Kearny Street Workshop, Intersection for the Arts, and Galeria de la Raza

April 29

KSW-Next presents Sunday Comix Jam with Helen Jo
when 11:30 pm (PST); 3 hours
where Space180 in San Francisco, CA
price $5-$10 donation
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Join comic book artist, Hellen Jo and hone your craft in free-form drawing session.

June 2

when 6:30 pm (EST); 3 hours
where International House in Philadelphia, PA
price $30
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NextGen cultural show

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