By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Two local college campuses are preparing to commission and restore art installations relating to Japanese history.
By Emily Wong SYLP STUDENT How important is language to culture? Currently, the only language I know is English. Does that mean that nothing separates me from the average American? In order to feel like an Asian American, do I need to be able to speak the language of my parents? Yes. At least for […]
Last month, more than 350 guests attended the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) Tomodachi Luncheon, which raised $60,000 through sponsorships and donations. The luncheon also commemorated a change in board members, with President Kurt Tokita filling the shoes of past board President Lori Matsukawa, who served on the board for nearly 10 […]
Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki toured the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) in Seattle. The tour included seeing his ancestor’s calligraphy work.
Herb Tsuchiya was elected an Asian American Baptist Advocate for the Pacific Northwest’s American Baptist Churches. Tsuchiya succeeds Rev. Yuki Sakiyama of Seattle Japanese Baptist Church, who served in 2008 and 2009.
When Kayomi Wada graduated from the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) in the spring of 2008, she intended to pursue her master’s degree there as well, hoping to expand on her interests in Asian American (AA) and Black communities in North and South America.
Compiled by Kelianne Chinn Vivek Rajkumar University of Washington At age 14, Vivek was admitted to the Early Entrance program at the University of Washington. An excellent student, he was awarded the Early Entrance Program Paradise Scholarship in 2004 and the Apogee Scholarship in 2001. He recently graduated at age 18 with degrees in computer […]