Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Beacon Hill, has been appointed to three committees in the Washington state Senate. Hasegawa is moving to the Commerce and Labor committee to serve as the ranking Democrat. He will also serve on the Rules committee and the Senate budgetary committee, Ways and Means. Hasegawa previously served for two years as the […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When University of Washington (UW) President Michael Young met with representatives of the Asian and Pacific Islander community, he brought good news.
On June 8, Sen. Bob Hasegawa hosted an interfaith celebration of the passage of SB 5173, a
By Assunta Ng Big dreams The Taishanese were the first wave of Chinese immigrants that came to the United States to build railroads in 1840s. Their descendants in Washington are now gathering momentum to form one of the largest organizations in Seattle and have planned an ambitious agenda for its members unparalleled in the history […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The University of Washington (UW) hosted its first Japanese student in 1894. Now, over a century later, the University of Washington Nikkei Alumni Association (UWNAA) — the successor of multiple Japanese American student organizations — is celebrating its 90th anniversary.
Photos by Binh Tran and Rebecca Ip
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 night of Nov. 6 was not just a big night for Asian and Pacific Americans nationally. It was also a big night for APAs at the state level.
Both gubernatorial candidates have heavily courted the Asian and Asian Pacific community’s support this year. They
By Assunta Ng Recently, I received a list of Washington State Delegation delegates for the Democratic National Convention (DNC). More than 150 delegates are represented, 10 percent of which are Asian Americans, including Sofia Aragon, Robert Chu, Ruthann Kurose, Rep. Cindy Ryu, Ricardo Polintan, Nisha Nariya, Edward Song, Louis Watanabe, Rep. Bob Hasegawa, Noland Hoshino, […]