Compiled by Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly 1. Donnie Chin murder devastates community Hundreds of people gathered at Hing Hay Park for a memorial July 26, to honor the memory of Donnie Chin, who was devoted to the International District (ID). Chin served as ad hoc security around the ID neighborhood since he was a […]
By Elisabeth Sherman Northwest Asian Weekly A young Vietnamese girl fleeing her war torn homeland for a better life in America: the story might seem common enough—until you realize that girl grew up be one of Washington state’s most powerful advocates for immigrants. Van Dinh-Kuno, who will be honored at this year’s Northwest Asian Weekly […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The end of the school year brings joy for many as the weather and time with family and friends brings a much-needed rest from a long school year. Two recent tragedies reflect the concern with youth suicide. As friends, family, and teachers mourn and grieve the losses, one wonders […]
Last week we said we hoped to not have to write any more about API teen suicides and deaths. But unfortunately, we do need to write about it, and we need to acknowledge this has become an issue. Within the last few weeks, there have been more recent teen deaths, and they hit close to […]
At 11 p.m., Cuong “Armstrong” Bui picks up the telephone. He dials the international code 011, followed by code 84 for Vietnam, and then dials a series of numbers he knows by heart.
It’s with sadness that we report that the Center for Career Alternatives (CCA) has closed its doors. The CCA provided education, employment,
“The important thing I would say about being a foster family is if the child is not from your culture, foster families need to make sure that they take time to bring their child to places where people from the same country and the child can get together,” Adriana said.