By Jessica Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Brandon A. Lee has been Canada’s Consul General in Seattle for about six months, and he has spent almost all of that time traveling. His responsibilities representing the Prime Minister of Canada in the Pacific Northwest region are wide-reaching and varied. With most of the passport and visa […]
Brandon Lee was appointed as Consul General of Canada in Seattle in 2017 — he is the first Asian from Canada to be a Consul General in Seattle. Born in Toronto, Lee has a background leading management and innovation, and he has held several executive and management positions within the department. Prior to serving in […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Almost 30 years after his death, the vision of a museum honoring breakthrough martial arts star Bruce Lee is coming to fruition. Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, is spearheading the effort to build a lasting memory in his honor. She operates the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation […]
When I finally got my driver’s license, I loved the freedom of being able to go anywhere I wanted to. However, when I signed up for the Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP), my parents did not think that it would be efficient for me to drive all the way down to Seattle from Everett during rush hour. They told me that I would have to take the bus.
Ten students received $2,000 scholarships from the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP). This is the first time the Foundation partnered up with the Boeing Company.