Stories tagged: "hmong"


Yee Leng Xiong, a Wausau County supervisor, speaks during a May 17, 2021, press conference in Wausau declaring the city a welcoming place for all people as Wausau Mayor, Katie Rosenberg, far left, and Marathon County Supervisor William Harris listen. (Photo courtesy of the Wausau mayor’s office)
After ‘Community for All’ Resolution Fails Again, Progressive Marathon County Officials Worry ‘This Might Set Us Back’

“This sends the message that some people don’t matter as much as others in our community,” one official said.

A Hmong man receives a COVID-19 vaccination May 10 in Eau Claire during a vaccine clinic put on by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and the city's Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. Such clinics are an effort to increase the lagging vaccination rate in Wisconsin. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
With Vaccinations Still Below 50%, Northwest Wisconsin Health Officials Keep Trying New Outreach

After a successful spring, Wisconsin has stubbornly stayed below 50% of residents who have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Grassroots Vaccine Efforts Are Growing In Wisconsin

Mass messaging is out and trusted spaces are in to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy. Here's what different communities are doing to fight it.

Eau Claire residents rally to support Hmong Against Trump deportation efforts
Opposition Builds to Hmong Deportation Plans

Eau Claire becomes 4th Wisconsin city to condemn Trump plan after hearing stories of fleeing war, building new lives

Sen. Tammy Baldwin meets with Hmong community leaders in this 2018 photo from her Facebook page
Hmong Feel Betrayed as Trump Targets Group for Deportations

Some face expulsion even if crimes committed long ago were followed with exemplary lives