She is among the friendliest of young Asian American community leaders. She is a college graduate, the beneficiary of a close mentorship and a Korean American woman dedicated to public service.
Volunteering is a way to help a cause by identifying a need and satisfying it, but to Aaliyah Gupta it means so much more than assisting on a mere task. It means living out a dream, uniting the community and serving the greater good. This notion is clearly expressed when one speaks with her about her community contributions.
Helping to cultivate and build a community is no easy task. It takes individuals coming together with their ideals, and it can take a lot of time and effort.
After years of dedication and commitment from the community, the Wing Luke Asian Museum has finally settled into its new home at the four-story East Kong Ying building in the International District.
One organization has certainly outgrown its original location in 1973 – the basement of Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church in Seattle’s Beacon Hill district. Back then, 25 pioneers volunteered their time to provide a much needed multilingual mental health service to 77 clients.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A United Nations human rights expert will travel to the Twin Cities next month to listen to Hmong families upset about the desecration of graves in Thailand.
The Puget Sound Community School (PSCS), an innovative 21st century school for sixth through 12th-graders, announced Oct. 27 that they will move to a new space located in the International District at 660 South Dearborn.
Two Seattle-based teams won the United States Tennis Association (USTA) League National Championships held in Tucson, Ariz. at the men’s 4.0 and women’s 3.0 Levels. The USTA leagues feature more than 2,000 amateur teams competing in seven levels in hopes of reaching the top. Seattle did just that.
By the time Maria Arcega-Dunn had learned to read, she was nicknamed “the town crier” by her family. “I was relaying stories and communicating at a very early age,” she said.
A Filipino former union president who was serving a life sentence for murder has been found dead at Stafford Creek prison near Aberdeen, according to The Aberdeen Daily World.