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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 […]
Vivek Kundra is the nation’s first federal chief information officer. His job is to manage $76 billion in spending and keep the government’s technology projects on track. ♦
The event was hosted by McKinstry’s CEO Dean Allen, who is an employer for Youth@Work.
These representatives recounted how neighbors working together are the best ways for a neighborhood to achieve public safety and harmony.
“ReWA has always delivered services close to the communities we serve,” said Someireh Amirfaiz, executive director of ReWA.