By Assunta Ng It’s unusual for Asian Americans to share a lot about themselves when meeting with strangers. We met a television journalist from San Francisco outside the elevator of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, where the convention was held.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On March 8–10 in Seattle, hundreds of leaders and change-makers from across the United States will participate in the Guiding Lights Weekend conference on the art of great citizenship.
Born in a small town near Canton, China, Wing Luke became the first Asian American to win a seat on the Seattle City Council in 1962.
Author and educator Eric Liu was the speaker at Technology Access Foundation’s 9th Annual Leadership Breakfast, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. The foundation raised $115,000, which will support the foundation and its students.
The Center for Ethical Leadership (CEL) presented its 2010 Bill Grace Leadership Legacy Award to Mary Flowers, a citizen leader, to Eric Liu, author, educator, and founder of the Guiding Lights Network, and to the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation.
About a month after announcing his intention to run for the ethnically diverse 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate, Eric Liu has made the tough decision of stepping down. Liu is an acclaimed author, former speech writer and politic adviser, and a civic activist.
It’s no secret that Eric Liu was former President Bill Clinton’s speech writer and political adviser, but word on the street is that he might run for the 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate.