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Little Laos FB Live Q&A: Chef Seng of Thip Khao and Padaek

Calling all Lao foodies! How do I make sticky rice the right way? What kind of padaek should I use? If you have burning questions about all things Lao food and want a special peek inside a Lao American kitchen, join Little Laos on the Prairie’s Facebook Live Q&A series which kicks off with award-winning Chef Seng of Thip Khao and Padaek. More about Chef Seng:¬† The fun starts September 20th 2:00PM ET/1:00PM CT/11:00AM PT Send questions ahead of time to, on FB messenger or Twitter @littlelaosblog for a chance to get your answers live!

Dear Community: Our Statement Against Supremacy in America

Dear Colleagues and Community: The Southeast Asian Diaspora Project (SEAD) is disheartened and angered by the senseless acts of violence, hatred and bigotry that took the life of Heather Heyer, injured many activists, and uprooted¬†Charlottesville and other communities across the nation. What is more troubling is our failure to address our complacency in being silent on issues like Southeast Asian deportations; the killings of unarmed Black people by police, and rampant hate crimes as a result of our country’s Islamophobia. History has proven to us that communities of color, refugees and those traditionally marginalized and oppressed by White supremacy will continue to be harmed and disenfranchised unless we speak up and take action as organizations and leaders that work directly with our affected communities. When damaging mentalities and manifestos of White supremacy are internalized in our society, our generation pays for it. As an organization founded by and for Southeast Asian diaspora empowerment, we know what discrimination and violence has done to dehumanize each other and hinder our collective progress. We find the rise of …