Past and present members of the Asian Pacific Islander Leadership Foundation’s (ACLF) Community Leaders Program had its 10-year reunion at Twist Lounge in Belltown. ♦
For $35 per night, international travelers and students will be able to sleep in one of 320 beds at the American Hotel.
“There will be some opportunity for extended stay lodging,” said Eagle Rock Ventures co-owner Scott Shapiro. “You have all the amenities here and the transit hub with light rail coming in two weeks before we open. It’s pretty perfect for travelers.”
“The important thing I would say about being a foster family is if the child is not from your culture, foster families need to make sure that they take time to bring their child to places where people from the same country and the child can get together,” Adriana said.
“Surprisingly, my father was right about lots of things! He is my intellectual resource.”
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“… American fathers, in contrast with Asian-born fathers, raise their children with the specific goals of independence and individuality,” reads the report. Reading further into “Coming to America,” the authors touch on the fact that Asian-born fathers living in the United States work more toward “balance[ing] between having a relationship with their children and making money.”
International Community Health Services CEO Teresita Batayola was the emcee for the opening rally of the “Health Care for All in 2009 — Mothers Leading the Way” march held at Pratt Park. The goal of the march was to support a goal set by President Obama to achieve health care reform this year. ♦
A fashion show raised funds for the Puget Sound affiliate of Komen for the Cure. The organization strives to raise breast cancer awareness and promote research. The show was presented by Little Black Dress Events. The show was held at the Spitfire Grill in Belltown. Nineteen models showcased bras on a pink runway. It featured […]
Authors Velani Mynhardt Witthöft and Keely Alexander tell the story of a young boy and his friends as they “look back” to find their immigrant roots. Davy Brown is the 10-year-old Seattleite protagonist of “Davy Brown Discovers His Roots,” which features several Seattle neighborhoods and cultural icons. The children’s book debuted on June 3, in Las […]
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) won the Seattle Human Services Coalition’s (SHSC) 2009 Innovative Program Award for its toll-free, multilingual helpline. NAPCA’s helpline was created in 2004 in order to address the language needs of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities. In this past year, the helpline has handled more than 24,000 […]