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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

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    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • UPDATES: New Court Date July 9th at 9:30am - Riverside, CA Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order to Developer - Angry Citizens Fight to Save Riverside, CA Historic Chinatown Site

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    Upcoming Activities from members of

    - Tues., May 12 at 5:45 p.m., Revoke the Vote Demonstration; City Council Public Comments session begins at 6:30 p.m.

    - Sat., May 16: - 6th Annual Riverside International Drum, Mask, and Dance Festival, White Park, 12 noon - 7 pm, SOCC table 12 noon - 4 pm

    - Old Riverside Foundation Vintage Home Tour event. SOCC will staff a table 10 am - 4 pm at the non-profit area in the Courtyard Marriott on University Avenue (near ORF's Weber House).

    - Mon., May 18, 6-8 pm, 1503 Humanities & Social Sciences (HMSS 1503). For Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, SOCC will co-sponsor a film screening and Q&A session with UC Riverside's Asian Pacific Student Programs for When They All Still Lived. Admission: free to all.

    ************************************************************************************************** 1. The Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) filed a Writ of Mandamus on April 22, 2009 against the Superior Court of the State of California and the Save Our Chinatown Committee (SOCC) in an attempt to overturn the Preliminary Injunction issued by the Court on March 20, 2009, Judge Sharon Waters presiding. The SOCC trial date has been moved from June 20 to July 9 at 9:30 a.m.

    2. Join us for the Revoke the Vote demonstration! The image of George Wong, the last caretaker of Chinatown, will appear once again on May 12 when we will urge Riverside City Council to rescind its approval of the archaeological treatment plan and revoke the permits of the project. The developer violated several city ordinances and conditions of the building permits on Valentines Day weekend. Let the City Council know that these unlawful and destructive practices should not be tolerated in the City of Riverside. We will assemble in front of City Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Main Streets, at 5:45 p.m. We need your participation!

    3. Reports on recent activities:

    Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside...

  • Apply for Paid Fed Govt Internship in Washington DC - Hurry Deadline is April 17 or until all positions are filled

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    In addition to the eight (8) Fed Govt summer Internships with stipends at the Dept. of Agriculture in Washington D.C., The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is also offering two $2,000 scholarships.

    Deadlines for applying:

    The eight (8) summer internships, each with $2,000 stipend: April 17, 2009

    Two CAPAL scholarships: May 1, 2009