By Gayle Gupit Mayor NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Those familiar with the plight of the aging Filipino farm workers in the 1960s, as well as their importance in the American farm labor movement, agree that Larry Dulay Itliong played a pivotal role. “We do have to remember Larry because the United Farm Workers union has systematically […]
The fragile, yellowed, woodblock manuscript is in relatively good condition, remarkable considering its age and the location where it was found: in a dark, dank storage closet in the Beaver Falls Historical Museum in the bowels of the Carnegie Free Library on Seventh Avenue.
Sound Transit held a community workshop on March 13 to discuss the Chinatown-International District (ID) Station.
Turning over a long history of coming in second behind Spanish in terms of number of students enrolled, Japanese recently took the top spot in foreign language studies at the University of Washington (UW).
The University of Washington (UW)’s vice provost of innovation and the first Indian American to hold that position has died.
A Seattle police officer is recovering after being stabbed by a blind man, who was reportedly harassing numerous tenants at a Chinatown-International District apartment building on March 19.
It’s a Saturday morning and fifth-grader Aashna Sikka is sitting at a computer. It looks like she’s playing a game, a color-changing monster looking for someone to scare leaves home and camouflages itself.
By Maya Leshikar Northwest Asian Weekly Census Day is not until April of next year, yet outreach and education has already begun around Seattle. March 13 was the Seattle Area Census Office’s first hiring event, where job-seekers could learn about census positions and talk to recruiters. Getting an accurate headcount is crucial for federal funding […]
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Dorothy Bullitt moderated a panel on domestic violence against immigrant spouses. It was part of the Seattle Rotary Club’s monthly luncheon on March 7. The panelists included Consul General of Japan, Yoichiro Yamada, and three women who are actively working to address and raise awareness of this lesser-known aspect […]
The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) announced on March 7 that former Commissioner Reynaldo Pascua will receive its Vanguard Award.Currently the president of the Filipino Community of Yakima Valley, Pascua has been engaged with CAPAA when it was first established in 1974 and has since remained a tireless champion for the broader Asian […]