The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) is currently accepting applications to fulfill the position of commissioner as part of its board. CAPAA serves to improve the well being of Asian Pacific Americans by ensuring their access to participation in the fields of government, business, education and other areas.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Although a government program gives undocumented immigrants the opportunity to gain status and prevent the possibility of deportation, few Asian Pacific Islanders are utilizing the program.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a good time to reflect on what it means to be Asian Pacific American. Our community is one of the most diverse minority groups in the United States and is made up of families that have been here for generations and those that have just arrived. Despite our differences, […]
More than 1,000 Asians and Pacific Islanders, collectively speaking over 20 languages, are expected to participate in this year’s Asian Pacific American Legislative Day in Olympia, the largest pan-Asian Pacific American gathering of its kind in the nation.
Candace Inagi, vice president of Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Engagement and Senior Adviser for External Affairs for the Mayor’s office, is co-chairing Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s subcommittee focused on increasing diversity in the AG office and better serving under-served and vulnerable communities. The committee hosted its first meeting on Friday, Dec. 17, with co-chair […]
Dear Editor, I’m extremely disappointed that an Asian American was not chosen to be one of Inslee’s co-chairs, especially when Asian Americans supported him in large numbers, as they did for Obama. Also, we’re the largest minority group in Seattle and King County, and he carried King County with our help. Again, it perpetuates the […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Election night was a good night for Asian and Pacific Americans — not only in Washington State but also nationwide.
“It’s remarkable that the Asian Weekly is celebrating their 30th anniversary. The paper not only keeps the community informed of what’s going in the Asian community, but it also helps to educate the legislature to be aware of the issues important to the community.” — Sen. Paull Shin “As an active member of the […]
The Wing opened its “Fashion: Workroom to Runway” exhibit on Aug. 9, with an opening reception featuring designs from national and local designer …
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly This month, for API Heritage Month,