Open letter to Gov. Jay Inslee: We write on behalf of City of Seattle residents to express deep concern about the recently publicized contract signed between the Washington Department of Corrections and Geo Group Inc. As we understand it, this contract would potentially send up to 1,000 Washington-based prisoners to North Lake Correctional Facility in […]
Congressman Adam Smith 9th District “The beginning of each new school year represents an opportunity to move forward toward achieving your goals. Focusing on your education is one of the most important ways you can help create a fresh start and a better world for yourself, your family, and our community.” Hsiao-Lin Wang Owner […]
Congressman Adam Smith, 9th district, presented Estela Ortega and Frank Irigon, recipients of the Congressman’s 2015 Champions of Justice award. On Mar. 12, over 200 people attended the second annual Taste of the 9th, a community celebration featuring the diverse cultures of the 9th Congressional District at Lakewood Seward Park Community Club. Smith’s event also featured food from […]
“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]
Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.
“The diversity of our nation is our greatest strength. Preserving diversity is crucial to the future of our community. By honoring our past, providing equal opportunities and social justice for all, and by celebrating different cultures and backgrounds, we can ensure that our society builds an environment that accepts, welcomes, and preserves diverse backgrounds and […]
“Welcome back to school. Be curious. Question everything. Serve your community.” — Kenyon S. Chan Chancellor, UW-Tacoma “It’s how we react to the adversity that matters. I encourage all students to make a goal and plan to reach that goal. When adversity strikes, step back and figure out how to remove the roadblock. When you […]
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly People from all over Seattle gathered in the International District July 20 to watch the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade. During the parade, police officers helped block the transportation routes to King Street, so audiences could enjoy and concentrate on the parade without traffic. Crowds started from the King Street […]
Seattle’s Cathay Post No. 186 held a Memorial Day event at Hing Hay Park on Monday with
“Taste of the 9th” celebrated the diverse cultures of 9th Congressional District with Congressman Adam Smith on Jan. 22 at the Mount Baker Community Club. Ninety people attended the event, including leaders from the Hispanic, Asian, and African American communities. Entertainment included a performance by the Lieu Quan Lion Dance Team.