People in need of dental, medical, and vision services may receive them free of charge at the largest free health clinic ever organized in the state of Washington. Now in its third year, Seattle/King County Clinic brings together over 100 healthcare organizations, civic agencies, nonprofit entities, private businesses, and thousands of volunteers to help underserved […]
By Brandon Hadi Northwest Asian Weekly Take a deep breath. You’re about to embark on a journey of a lifetime — going to college. Brimming with anticipation and excitement, prolonged by a long summer, you’re ready to take on the next chapter. “Don’t forget to focus on school!” caution family and friends. You’ve made it […]
Last week, the Do family was driving around Seattle with Randy Yamanaka, a man that they have seen sparingly over the years, but one they’ve avidly kept in contact with through letters after their first meeting 15 years ago.
Suicide. A chilling word, yet meaningless until it affects you directly. Suicide became meaningful for me when a close friend and fraternity brother, Jesse, could no longer cope with his depression, and ended his life.
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By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press SEATTLE — Vice President Joe Biden met with researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during his visit to Seattle on March 21. The center describes the vice president’s visit as part of a listening tour to promote cancer research. Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly “Washington is quickly in a race to the bottom when it comes to ensuring our low-income students have the food they need to start the school day fueled and ready to learn,” said Carrie Glover, senior policy manager at Within Reach. Glover was one of several advocates supporting […]
When you walk through the touristy Pike-Pine corridor in downtown Seattle, it’s hard to miss the smoke shops that pervade the area. On the ground level window display of Smoke Plus, on the busy intersection of Pike and First Ave., there are boxes of cigars, glass pipes of various colors and sizes, and a lineup of grandiose hookah pipes with long coils shoved against each other. A sweet scent permeates the shop’s perimeter that leads down to the basement.
She had her baby five months ago. But a medical condition that can be life-altering makes Jennifer* appear as if she is still six months pregnant. Now, a new procedure is giving new hope to Jennifer and others like her.
Inspired by her mother’s passion for international travel and global citizenship, Amy Pak started Families of Color Seattle (FOCS), an organization dedicated to building a strong community by supporting families of color through parenting programs, resource sharing, and fostering meaningful connections.