It is important, now more than ever, that we face the lessons of history—such as Azerbaijan’s “Black January”—so that we can manage the threats and tragedies that are happening today, writes Nasimi Aghayev.
Hostage victims abroad and their families back home face a myriad of challenges during and after their harrowing ordeals, Rachel Briggs and Michael Scott Moore of Hostage US told Pacific Council members.
During the Vietnam War, Asian Americans were identified as both adversary and citizen, leading to an examination during the war from an Asian American perspective which in turn strengthened the formation of a distinct political identity, writes Karen Ishizuka ahead of the Global LA Summit.
Pacific Council members recently visited the Los Angeles Times headquarters and met with senior editorial officials.
Newly appointed member of the Pacific Council’s Board of Directors and President and CEO of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce Maria Salinas recently spoke to the Pacific Council about Los Angeles’ global influence, expanding access to diverse voices in the public and private sector, and her vision as a new Council Director.
On Thursday, May 2, Pacific Council President and CEO Jerry Green accepted the Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award at the 2019 World Trade Week Kick-off Breakfast in Downtown LA. Presented by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce since 1933, the award honors a member of the international trade community whose outstanding dedication, efforts, and achievements in the field have advanced global trade in the Southern California region.
The United States should stand firm in the Western Hemisphere and assert its interests in Venezuela’s political outcome, writes Omar Qudrat.
An unprecedented surge in family unit migration from Central America is overwhelming U.S. border agencies and immigration system and endangering children, according to a report by the Homeland Security Advisory Council authored by Robert C. Bonner, James R. Jones, and Karen Tandy.
The binational community of El Paso and Juárez offers unique perspectives on art and immigration, writes Aaron Brooks.
Amid the national debate about immigration and border policy and a recent surge of Central American asylum seekers, Pacific Council delegates traveled to El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to gain firsthand experience and knowledge of the situation on the ground. Read about what they learned.
Pacific Council Operations Officer Chaka Jones discusses his experience working for the Council over the past two decades.