By Chinese American Citizens Alliance For Northwest Asian Weekly In one of the most senseless and violent acts known to the International District of Seattle, community leader and hero Donnie Chin was ambushed and murdered early last Thursday morning as he was doing what he was always dedicated to doing–protecting the community he grew to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Police have no leads as to who killed International District mainstay Donnie Chin. The 59-year-old Chin was fatally shot in the early morning on Thursday, July 23rd near 8th Avenue and South Weller Street in the neighborhood he protected for most of his life. According to Seattle Police, […]
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Donnie Chin, executive director of the International District Emergency Center (IDEC), passed away July 23, after being shot before 3 a.m. at 8th Ave. S. between S. Lane St. and Weller St. in the Chinatown International District. Chin’s service in the I.D. was usually a one-man show, patrolling in the ID. For the past decade, […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce celebrated Lunar New Year with its annual banquet at China Harbor on March 5. The GSCCC raised $2000 for Kin On Health Care Center and $1000 for the International District Emergency Center. May Wan also received a special award recognizing her dedication and service to the GSCCC. (end)
Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.
About 380 people gathered at the Asian Resource Center for the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year banquet on Feb. 6. The event was co-emceed by Owen Lei of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) and King 5 TV meteorologist Mary Lee.
“Lost Years: A People’s Struggle for Justice” is a documentary about the Chinese diaspora directed by Tom Radford and Kenda Gee. Gee is Chinese Canadian, and the film traces his grandfather’s journey from China to Edmonton, Canada. Also included in the film are views from Chinese Americans, Chinese New Zealanders, and Chinese Australians.
Much like the backstage crew of a great performance, the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) works behind the scenes of the district at night by
At its Lunar New Year Banquet at the House of Hong Restaurant, the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce awarded $1,500 to Donnie Chin, director and founder of the International District Emergency Center. Chin is credited with saving countless lives over decades of service.