Aside from ‘I love you,’ there aren’t many more sweeter words in the English language than ‘thank you.’ And as we kick off the 2019 holiday season this weekend, think about the person or people in your life whom you haven’t thanked lately. For many, Thanksgiving is usually more of a personally-focused celebration, including sharing […]
Dear Editor, If and when the sale [of Keiro] is complete and all debts are paid off, is the leftover money going to be invested in Nikkei Manor? Would it not be better to keep the nursing home property and make a bigger Nikkei Manor Assisted Living Facility? At the present time, Nikkei Manor does […]
By Hiroshi Eto The stereotype of the quiet and demure Asian is bothersome to be sure. People expect Asians to be quiet and compliant. We often get ‘mansplaining’ about Asian virtues of not tooting our own horn or how the nail that sticks up gets hammered down. If I were to point to a ‘cause’, […]
In every community, for every person at every age, the health of your mouth is important. Your mouth is the window to the health of the rest of your body, and having good oral health is essential for good overall health.
On Oct. 11, 2019, three federal courts issued nationwide preliminary injunctions against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), stopping it from putting their expanded “public charge” rule into effect.
Various immigrant rights groups filed suit on Oct. 30, on behalf of organizations and communities who will be irreparably harmed by new rules for citizenship applicants. Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, Protect Democracy, and Mayer Brown LLP said the new rules, announced on Oct. 25, will make it much harder […]
Editor’s note: This is in response to Yvonne Ward’s commentary published in the Aug. 17-23 edition of the Northwest Asian Weekly. By James S. Chung 2019 ABAW President The Asian Bar Association of Washington seeks to foster the exchange of ideas and information among and between its members, other members of the legal organization, and […]
We are here tonight to celebrate the good services that Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) offers to our community. ACRS is unique in its commitment to providing those services in a culturally appropriate manner; the staff and board deserve our thanks!
A group that opposes affirmative action said it would appeal an Oct. 1 ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs concluded that Harvard’s “holistic” admissions policy does not violate the Constitution by giving Blacks and Hispanics what the university terms a “plus factor” advantage denied to Asian Americans and whites. Students for […]
Leader of our fearless ark.
You’ve guided us through a three-inch binder of Head Start despair, Only to come out the other end with a bit more grey hair.