By Asha DuMonthier New America Media Seattle may be the first in the nation to require its contractors to include ethnic media in their community outreach plans, city officials say. The move boosts the visibility of ethnic media, but some of those news outlets say it is unclear if it will result in more ad […]
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The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) hosted its annual Lunar New Year Banquet and Silent Auction on the night of Saturday,
By Julie Pham New America Media In May 2012, minority newborns began to outnumber their white counterparts in the United States. But even with an African American president and the huge growth of minority populations, why is it that we as minorities are still far from exercising the full potential of our political power as […]
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Race and ethnicity has been a key issue in this year’s elections, which is why the group of women
Recently, the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a proposal that would clear the way for a dramatic makeover of Yesler Terrace. The overarching concern for the community is whether this makeover would lead to rising rent that would push out the small mom-and-pop businesses that have long lent charm to the International District community. The […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly More than 120 members of ethnic media and more than 25 candidates networked and discussed hot topic issues at the Sea Beez’ Candidates Meet and Greet, held at the Nagomi Tea House in Seattle’s International District on August 22. Sea Beez, an organization providing opportunities for ethnic communities and media, […]
On Dec. 4, Nguoi Viet Tay Bac (Northwest Vietnamese News) celebrated its 25th anniversary at the House of Hong in the International District.
The Puget Sound Business Journal celebrated its 2011 40 under 40 honorees at an event at Showbox Sodo in Seattle. More than 350 people attended.
At the 2011 National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) National Convention, NAAAP-Seattle placed first out of 24 NAAAP chapters nationwide in PR/marketing and community involvement categories. It also placed in the top three in programs and membership. NAAAP-Seattle will hold board elections for open positions on Nov. 20. (end)