By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Six prominent leaders shared their inspiring stories and advice for men and women who want to be better leaders; they presented at a luncheon held at the House of Hong on Sept. 16. Organized by Executive Development Institute, the Washington Leaders of Power luncheon has been held annually […]
Nikkei Concerns held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new garden at its five-star accredited rehabilitation and care center, Seattle Keiro. The ceremony featured a traditional Japanese ground-breaking ritual and included Consul General of Japan Kiyokazu Ota, local elected officials, and community leaders/supporters as invited speakers and guests, including Seattle’s Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith. Founded in […]
“As Americans we can each draw strength and a sense of identity from our cultures of origin while refusing to be defined or limited by the past.” — Dow Constantine King County Executive “A young person can record an oral history interview with an elder in their community, perhaps a grandparent. A good question is […]
Compiled by Keishi Matsuda Northwest Asian Weekly For the upcoming primary elections on Aug. 16, there are many Asian candidates who are aiming to represent the different communities in the Greater Seattle area. Listed below are some of the Asian American candidates that you may want to keep an eye on.
The annual event commemorating the valor and courage of Filipino American soldiers in Bataan and Corregidor during World War II was held at the Filipino Community Center in Seattle.
Of the nine council members, the mayor has only one ally. Seattle’s City Council member Mike O’Brien was also the only one who was not invited to Bruce Harrell’s
Bruce Harrell has already raised $170,000. So far, five school board members and Port of Seattle commissioners have endorsed him. You might think that
Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese and half Black, kicked off his re-election campaign at the First African Methodist Episcopal
For the last few weeks, things have not been going well between Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle Council President Richard Conlin.
The Seattle Management Association celebrated its 27th Annual Excellence in Management Awards with a banquet at the Columbia Tower Club in Seattle.