By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Four Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II asked a New York federal district court on July 10 to prevent the government from including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Former Secretary of Transportation and Commerce Norman Y. Mineta and three sisters, Sharon Sakamoto, Eileen Yoshiko Sakamoto Okada, and […]
By Erin Grace AP Wire Service OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Inside the tiny Benson apartment, in a kitchen filled with boxes of donations, stood two teenagers washing dishes.
By Kashi Yoshikawa Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Private Bank It wasn’t surprising to learn that although many Seattle-area adults believe they are in good shape on immediate financial needs (paying bills, providing for family, etc.), they tend to be less “healthy” on more long-term goals, according to a survey released by Wells Fargo’s Wealth, Brokerage, […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle City Council could face radical change in leadership under a new redristricting plan set in place by voters. Starting in 2015, Seattle will elect a majority of City Council members by district. Seven of the nine councilmembers will be elected by district and two will remain at-large […]
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time for celebrations and festivities throughout the United States.
Last month, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened a daylong summit for federal agencies to discuss how to improve outreach to limited English proficient (LEP) communities.
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Fund (AAIASF) recently announced that they will be awarding $2,500 scholarships to students from 10 schools across the country, including South Seattle Community College, which will receive 15 scholarships. All of the schools are Asian American Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPSI) serving institutions. The deadline to apply is Oct. […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly In 2012, one out of 10 marriages in the United States were between couples of two different races, according to the U.S.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The heart and soul of Rainier Valley can be summed up by the mural on the Darigold plant just outside of Columbia City.
By Asha DuMonthier New America Media Seattle may be the first in the nation to require its contractors to include ethnic media in their community outreach plans, city officials say. The move boosts the visibility of ethnic media, but some of those news outlets say it is unclear if it will result in more ad […]