By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The aesthetic Nagomi Tea House inside the old Uwajimaya has been dismantled. Nagomi, once a community gathering space, is gone unexpectedly. For the past seven years, Nagomi was the natural gathering place for the community to mourn, laugh, rage, engage, lobby, debate, and celebrate. It was a community asset […]
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Eight people were honored on Dec. 2 at the House of Hong Restaurant in Chinatown. Photos by George Liu and Eugene Tagawa
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It was 1986, and Kim Pham was a new University of Washington grad, though not a typical one. He was 36 years old, a husband, the father to three young children, and a Vietnamese refugee. To support his family post-graduation, he worked at Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., a now-defunct shipyard […]
Candidates from all over the state gathered on Sept. 22 for the 7th Annual Ethnic Media Candidates Meet n Greet at the Nagomi Tea House.
Julie Pham has been appointed the Director of Marketing for Washington Technology Industry Associates. Julie serves on the
By The Ethnic Community Coalition Although Seattle’s proposed $15/hour minimum wage increase has been publicly debated since last fall, we local ethnic and immigrant small business owners have just begun to realize the negative impact the wage hike will have on our businesses and on our employees. For months, we tried to ignore it. In […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The Executive Development Institute (EDI) of Bellevue is preparing for the next class of
Wendy Duong, the first Vietnamese American to be appointed a judge in the U.S., shared her story with an audience of more than 60 people on Oct. 23 at Thang Long Restaurant inside Skyway Park Bowl in Seattle. The event was co-organized by NAAAP-Seattle, Phuong Dong Newspaper, and Northwest Vietnamese News. (end)
MLK Business Association, Banner Cross, and Rainier Valley Community Development Fund are collaborating on a report on the needs and economic opportunities in the MLK Business Districts.
Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]