Are you an immigrant who wants to get a job but needs to improve your English and job skills? Enroll in Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)’s Ready to Work (RTW), a free comprehensive program serving people with very limited English to overcome language barriers, gain digital literacy skills, find meaningful employment, and achieve economic […]
By Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) recommends that everyone complies with Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order, but we understand that there are a few circumstances in which you will need to leave your house. Here are some personal safety tips for those who are […]
Last week, ICHS Foundation opened registration for its annual 2021 Lunar New Year 5k, which will take place Feb. 12–18. In 2021, there will be a new format, which provides more flexibility for participation. Registrants will choose their own course and personal day to race. This encourages safely physically distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. […]
SEATTLE — Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19, the 2020 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election is being postponed until further notice. The ISRD Board voted unanimously in favor of postponement at its Sept. 22 virtual meeting. The ISRD Board elections have historically been conducted on the third Tuesday in November. However, due […]
JPMorgan Chase announced earlier this month a $1.25 million grant to benefit Seattle’s Craft3 and the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund. Both organizations have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and this funding will help them to provide support to vulnerable small businesses in the Puget Sound area.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is installing a neighborhood Greenway on South King Street, from 5th Avenue South to 18th Avenue South, to enhance safety for people walking and biking. The work is expected to take place in mid-July, depending on weather conditions and coordination with nearby private and public construction. During construction, expect intermittent […]
A vigil to remember Donnie Chin will be held on July 23, four years after he was murdered. Hosted by the Chin family, International District Emergency Center (IDEC), and the Wing Luke Museum, the vigil will take place at Canton Alley at 8 p.m.
By Rachel Liu Chinese Radio Seattle The 2019 “Enchanting China” Concert hosted by China Broadcasting Art Troupe (CBAT) and Seattle Chinese Radio will be held in Seattle on June 26 at McCaw Hall. Nearly 80 musicians of the CBAT will perform at this concert, featuring the renowned Chinese violinist, Lu Siqing. “Enchanting China” is an […]
SEATTLE – The Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter (Seattle JACL) is offering a total of $20,000 in scholarships for six incoming and/or current college students. Interested candidates may apply at seattlejacl.org/scholarships until March 1. Here are the scholarships available: Aki Kurose Memorial Scholarship – $3,000 The Minoru Tamesa and Bunshiro Tazuma Scholarships – $3,000 […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A service was held for Judy Lui on Oct. 20. Born in Canton, China, Lui passed away on Oct. 5 at age 66, after a year-long battle with cancer. Lui grew up in Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States when she was in her 30s. She lived in […]