The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 26 to approve the Great Student Initiative (Resolution 31328). Sponsored by Councilmember Bruce Harrell, the Great Student Initiative will serve as a model for the nation in bringing together and maximizing public-private partnerships to help students and families acquire broadband Internet access and technology skills training.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly New 2010 Census data show that the housing bust has hit some communities of color the hardest.<!–more–> Blacks, Latinos, and Asian immigrants were more likely to take out subprime loans during the housing boom. Subprime loans generally featured low initial interest rates that skyrocketed some years later. Some borrowers […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama left Asia with a greater foothold in the emerging nations that could help shape the American economy for years.