The National Federation of Asian American United Methodists (NFAAUM) is an ethnic caucus within the United Methodist Church. It is composed of twelve sub-caucuses: Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Formosan, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, South Asian, Vietnamese, Middle Eastern, and Pakistani. NFAAUM is headquartered in Oakland, Calif. The Rev. Jacob S. Dharmaraj is president. Aquilino Pong Javier […]
Asians have replaced Hispanics as the leading immigrant group to the U.S.
As Aseem Shukla, a doctor who is also on the board of the Hindu American Foundation, wrote at the On Faith blog for The Washington Post, that the Indian-American candidates for public office do not always embrace their Indian religious traditions.
There are currently at least eight Indian-Americans running for Congress or statewide office, which may be a record, according to this Associated Press report in June 2010.
National Geographic Kids information page on Diwali.
BBC information page on the Hindu festival of Diwali.
Asia Society is an online organization dedicated to the education of communities, institutions and general public on Asian Americans.
Asian American Net is a website dedicated serve Asian Americans communities through the promotion of the different cultures and providing educators with the resources to build up the knowledge of the public. It provides a list of sources and organizations to contact.
Asian-Nation is a website is a resource and “sociological exploration” on the history, politics, demographics and culture of Asian Americans. Contact through the website.