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Title Description Author and Date National or State
Southeast Asian Americans at a Glance Includes a compilation of findings and analysis on Southeast Asian American communities based on data from the 2010 American Community Survey. Includes demographic data on Population, Immigration, & Naturalization, Education, Income & Employment, and Housing.

SEARAC also hosts other publications on their website. 
Southeast Asia Resource
Action Center, 2011
A Community of Contrasts: Asian
Americans in the United States 2011
Compiles the latest data on Asian Americans at the national level. Asian American Center for
Advancing Justice, 2011
OneMinneapolis Report Includes some data on Asian populations in Minneapolis, disaggregated by language, foreign status, and Southeast Asian ethnicity. OneMinneapolis, 2011
Asian American Pacific Islander
Key Facts and Figures
A quick summary on major AAPI ethnic groups in the U.S. White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 2010?
What You Should Know About Native Hawaiians
and Pacific Islanders (NHPI’s)
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 2010?

Policy Briefs and Agendas

Title Description Author National or State
"Winning the Future:
President Obama’s Agenda
and the AAPI Community"
Obama Administration, 2011
A 7 Point Plan for
Achieving Excellence
One page outline of Gov. Dayton's 7-Point Plan for Achieving Excellence in Education Gov. Dayton's administration, 2011

Pre-K-12 Education

Title Description Author National or State
Minnesota Assessment
Results for 2010-2011
Includes results for MN students on the following tests MCA, MCA-Modified, MTAS, TEAE, and MN SOLOM. Results show a persistent disparity in achievement between students of color, students in poverty and their white counterparts. MN Dept. of Education, Sept. 2011
16 Solutions that Deliver Equity
and Excellence in Education
Suggestions to achieve equitable education in Minnesota Organizing Apprenticeship Project, June 2011
Road map for school readiness in
the Hmong Community
2 page summary also available, click here. Ready4K, date unknown (Late 2000s)
Asian Americans most bullied
in US schools: study
Asian Americans endure far more bullying at US schools than members of other ethnic groups, with teenagers of the community three times as likely to face taunts on the Internet, new data shows. 54 percent of Asian American teenagers said they were bullied in the classroom. For more information, read the White House Initiative on AAPI blog and NCES data findings. Reported by Shaun Tandon (AFP) – Oct 28, 2011
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders:
Facts, not fiction:
Setting the record straight
This report addresses three large myths that AAPI students are “taking over” US higher education, are concentrated only in selective four-year universities, and are a homogeneous racial group. Myths are countered with new perspectives and facts. National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), 2008
Status of Asian Americans
and Pacific Islanders in Education:
Beyond the "Model Minority" Stereotype
National Education Association, 2005

Higher Education

Title Description Author National or State
The Relevance of
Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders
in the College
Completion Agenda
A joint release National Commissionon Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education / Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), 2011
Immigration and Higher Education
Study Committee - Phase 2 (Solutions)
This committee developed recommendations to improve immigrant students' readiness for and success in higher education, focusing on the key areas of culture, information, cost, and language preparation. It builds on the first phase, completed in 2006. The Citizens' League, 2009
Immigration & Higher Education
Study Committee - Phase 1 (framing)
This committee identified the important facts and key questions about immigration and higher education in Minnesota, in order to inform a second phase, which is currently formulating recommendations to address key barriers. The Citizens' League, 2007
Federal Higher Education Policy
Priorities and the Asian American and
Pacific Islander Community
This report is guided by four propositions: first, that policy matters; second, that
institutions matter; third, research matters; and finally, strategic action matters.
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research
in Education (CARE), 2010


Title Description Author National or State
Hmong mental health 87 page report on an assessment of mental health needs and services for the Hmong community in Ramsey County. A 4 page executive summary also available, click here. In 2011, Wilder Foundation held a community forum for the findings of the report. Videos from the forum presentaions are available here. Wilder Research, July 2010
Ntxhais Hmoob:
Hmong daughters
4 page brief on supporting the well-being of young Hmong women Wilder Research, July 2010
Asian American and Pacific
Islander Mental Health
Key findings reveal Asian American teenage girls have highest rates of depression:
  • Young Asian American women ages 15 to 24 die from suicide at a higher rate than other racial/ethnic groups
  • Suicide is the fifth leading cause of death among Asian Americans overall
NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness


Title Description Author National or State
The economic contributions
of Asian Indians to Minnesota
Includes info on populations, buying power, taxes, etc. Dr. Bruce Corrie, Concordia University Saint Paul (2005-7?)
Teenage Marriage and
the Socioeconomic Health
of Hmong Women
Data from a study conducted by Dr. Pa Der Vang, consisting of a sample of 186 Hmong women ages 18 and over. Hmong Women Achieving Together, Dr. PaDer Vang, 2009

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