Mayor Jenny Durkan announced $1.7 million in awards for senior centers in Seattle on Sept. 7. Twelve nonprofit centers across the city will receive awards ranging from $67,000 to $180,000 in 2019, including Asian Counseling and Referral Service, Chinese Information and Service Center, and International Drop-In Center. “As our City grows less affordable, we must […]
CISC 611 S. Lane St. Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 624-5633 Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) helps immigrants and their families throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services. Over the past 45 years, Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) helps immigrants and their […]
Alan Lai, director of CISC’s Crime Victim Services, retired at the end of June after 18 years of service. Staff, former staff, and board members held a farewell luncheon to thank Lai for his contributions. Lai will continue his part-time job as a Certified Court interpreter in Cantonese and Mandarin. He specializes in immigration-related translation […]
The Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) raised $100,000 at its 44th Annual Friendship Dinner & Auction on May 7. Two hundred people attended the event. CISC has four office locations, including one in the International District. It creates opportunities for Asians and other immigrants and their families to succeed by helping them make the […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Yee was a Chinese American student who wanted to please his family by studying science. So he chose geology, but he quickly realized that community service was his real passion. When he was 18, Yee arrived at Seattle from Hong Kong in August 1969. The original plan was […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly When several generations of Asian Americans live under one roof, there’s an opportunity for the older generation to pass their wisdom and experience to the youth.
Chinese Information & Service Center (CISC) has received a contract from Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to research and understand the challenges that Asian American family caregivers face.
The Chinese Information and Service Center held its 42nd Anniversary Friendship Dinner & Auction on May 31 at Westin Bellevue, where 290 attendees were entertained by lion dancers and participated in live and silent auctions. Nearly $120,000 was raised to fund various programs that help Chinese and other Asian immigrants in the community. (end)
The Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) announced its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, or […]
About 300 people participated in the Chinese Information and Service Center’s (CISC) 5th Annual 2014 Lunar New Year Walk-a-Thon at Bailey Gatzert Elementary School on Feb. 8. The event raised $22,000 to support CISC’s programs serving up to 20,000 Asian immigrants and their families each year. Attendees included Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, King County Executive […]