By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Tsuguo “Ike” Ikeda, a pioneer who opened doors to many—especially troubled youths—and broke down barriers for people of color, died on Dec. 2. Surrounded by his family, Ikeda died peacefully at the age of 91, according to his wife, Sumiko. Ikeda was the first Asian American executive director of […]
Local nonprofit Helping Link celebrated its 20th year helping Vietnamese immigrants integrate into American life while honoring their heritage and traditions at a fundraising gala Sept. 22 at the Mercer Island Community Center.
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.
ARAMARK employee volunteers refurbished the Rainier Beach Family Center on Oct. 16, a program of Atlantic Street Center, one of Seattle’s premier nonprofit organizations. The center’s much-needed programs and services support more than 3,000 multiethnic, low-income families in the central and southeast neighborhoods per year.