His name is Jimmy Hung and he’s seeking an appointment to the King County Superior Court bench.
A dream took flight as a starry-eyed child sat in front of a television set, reveling in the glow of images flashing on-screen.
By Jessica Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Michael Byun is happy to be home and part of an organization that has been at the forefront of advocacy for Washington’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community for 45 years. As the newly installed executive director for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), Byun is mindful […]
Seattle’s International District (ID) has long been known as a haven for Asian snacks, desserts, and drinks. But for old-school eateries that have been in the neighborhood for a long time, the presence of the new 85°C Bakery Café could be detrimental to their livelihood.
A former participant in the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP), Jeff Lew became a media sensation because of a GoFundMe campaign he began in May 2017 to pay off the school lunch debt at his son’s Seattle school.
Compiled by Ruth BayangNorthwest Asian Weekly 1. We now have two new State Senators of color — Joe Nguyen and Mona Das. Nguyen won the 34th District, becoming the state’s first Vietnamese American legislator and the district’s first person of color to hold that seat. Mona Das beat long time Senator Joe Fain in the […]
By Stacy NguyenNorthwest Asian Weekly I was sitting in an editorial meeting a month ago, brainstorming cool holiday-theme content we can run in the paper that isn’t the same ol’ same ol’. I made a comment about how I should write an article about how Asians hate real Christmas trees. Most people were like, huh? […]
We moved a lot, and lived on a low income, yet my parents always made sure our Christmases were special. They did this by creating family traditions, such as “one Christmas present can be opened on Christmas Eve” (usually pajamas to wear that night) or by giving a repeated gift every year (for me, it […]
Held on Dec. 7 at the House of Hong. Over 300 people attended. The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation met its goal of raising $200,000 for the UW Scholarship Endowment. The event marks noteworthy achievements of local Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders. Photos by George Liu & Rebecca Ip
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY With recent news of the closure of the Belltown Community Center, could that put the International District/Chinatown Community Center at risk, too? According to an October 2018 Seattle Times article, the International District/Chinatown Community Center, located at 719 8th Avenue South, is among the least used community centers in […]