ARTISTS UP will host a free session to connect and inform Asian, Asian American, and Asian Pacific Islander artists throughout Seattle, King County, and Washington. The mixer is designed to “share best practices through peer learning and build connections between artists and funders and demystify funding programs and processes.”
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) and 21 Progress announced a partnership to help undocumented Asian Pacific Islander youth connect with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) resources.
On Nov. 1, the National Association of Asian American Professionals–Seattle chapter (NAAAP) held its annual Scholarship Gala at the Westin Bellevue, with all proceeds going towards the scholarship fund. This year’s theme was the Great Gatsby. The event featured speeches by several well-known and influential members of the Asian Pacific Islander community, including a keynote address by […]
After years of politicking, lawsuits, and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act has arrived. All Americans will need health care coverage by Jan. 1. This week, the Washington Healthplanfinder and the state insurance exchange marketplace opened. Now state residents can enroll in a health plan and find out if they are eligible for financial help if […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly In a department that is being constantly scrutinized for ill behavior toward people of color, creating a more diverse workforce has become a major concern.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Diversity in education was the focus of the night on March 28, as the Northwest Asian Weekly
More children and teens in Washington state now qualify for health insurance through Apple Health for Kids. Apple Health for Kids, a free or low-cost health insurance program for kids and teens in Washington state, seeks to provide an affordable health insurance option to families across the state.
By Ron Chew For Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS), the largest Asian Pacific Islander health care organization in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced plans to develop a new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline.
The ACLU of Washington honored civil rights leader Diane Narasaki with its top award for civil liberties at the ACLU of Washington Bill of Rights Celebration Dinner on Nov. 10 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) announced that its board selected Alan Sugiyama as EDI’s new executive director on Monday, Nov. 5. EDI is the only Pacific Northwest nonprofit organization that focuses on leadership training for multi-ethnic professionals. Sugiyama will start as executive director on Jan. 2, 2013. EDI’s current executive director, Starr Macdonald, announced her retirement after […]