“A new beginning in Chinatown,” declared Mayor Jenny Durkan during the Welcome Back Seattle weekend.
From left: Protest organizer Seneca Nguyen, 10, and his dad, Matt, at Hing Hay Park (Photo by Assunta Ng)
Speakers at the March 13 rally at Hing Hay Park: Chris Stearns, Nathan Duong, Khang Nguyen, Debra Erdene, Frank Irigon, Gary Locke, Dow Constantine, Quang Nguyen, Noriko Nasu, Larry Gossett, Girmay Zahilay, Sharon Tomiko Santos, Bob Hasegawa, Joe Nguyen, Toshiko Grace Hasegawa, Michael Itti, Sam Cho, Matt Toles, Janice Zahn, and Kim-Khanh Van.
Photos by Becky Chan
We walked through Japantown in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (ID) on June 14 to see the artists painting new murals.