The City of Seattle will be launching Rapid Response efforts to address policy changes that could have significant negative impacts on immigrant and refugee communities. The City has appropriated $375,000 for a one-time Rapid Response Fund in 2020. The Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs in consultation with community partners have identified strategies and activities […]
Every summer, a young boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond. While there, they will typically see animals such as eagles, salamanders, and chipmunks.
Do you know what you do as a grieving parent and a cop, when you stumble on a death curse with an inescapable grip on all who befall it?
Editor’s note: This is an edited version of remarks made by Seattle Port Commissioner Sam Cho on Jan. 7 as he was sworn into office. Cho is the only person of color on the commission and in his remarks, touched on reports of Iranian Americans being detained at the U.S. border.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr. The Associated Press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Awkwafina said she had a “mind-blowing” experience after learning backstage she made history at the Golden Globes. The rapper and actor last Sunday became the first woman of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I love the new year because it is not only a time to have new goals and be forward-looking, it’s also a time of reflection and appreciation of the gifts we’ve received. My best of 2019 list interestingly does not always feature events that made the front page of […]
One of the reasons why Filipino American researcher Diane Biray Gregorio is so passionate about her work for the University of Washington School of Social Work’s IDEA study is because she owes the fact that she can be an out and proud member of the LGBTQ+ community to the struggle and work of the LGBTQ+ elders who came before her.
Family members of two of the four people killed in the April crane collapse site have filed wrongful death suits against companies involved in crane operations at the South Lake Union construction site.
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This past weekend, there were reports of Iranian Americans experiencing increased screening when returning to the United States from Canada by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) — as many as 200 across the country. According to news sources, Iranian Americans were held at Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine near the border for as […]