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.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly North Seattle Community College (NSCC) President Mark Mitsui has been selected to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The selection follows a many-month-long process that began in January.
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Nov. 6 marked a special day for Bob Hasegawa: the lifelong labor rights champion was elected to his first term in Washington State Senate. But Hasegawa is hardly new to politics. He has served six years as State Representative of Washington’s 11th District, representing Tukwila, the southern part of […]
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) and WAPI Community Services will partner to create a safe community lounge for youth in the International District. The lounge will provide a safe space for youth who are unable to visit WAPI’s new offices in south Seattle due to lack of transportation and feeling unsafe from […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly As a young girl growing up in San Francisco, Violet Lavatai gathered the boxes that came in the mail, boxes of taro and other vegetables still fresh with the dirt of her native land clinging to its roots. “My mom said that the [prices of] vegetables at the store […]
The State of Washington Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF)
“Regardless of how good of a doctor you are, a lot of other elements are involved in patient care,” said Dr. Anthony Chen.
“In Asian culture, nobody will disagree with you if you want to take care of the elders,” said Sam Wan, chief executive officer and a founding member of Kin On,
Is there a difference between a refugee and an immigrant? Yes, there is a difference. Many don’t know or understand the difference between a refugee and an immigrant.
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held a dinner honoring 35 graduates at the Hilton Hotel in Bellevue. Graduates represented emerging leaders and managers from leading Pacific Northwest companies.