By Assunta Ng The Hum Bow Celebrity Contest was a new idea at the Asian American Heritage Festival, held at the Seattle Center last Sunday.
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) will bring together youth, community leaders, elected officials, and commissioners to celebrate its 40th anniversary on May 15, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in SeaTac (formerly the Holiday Inn), at 17338 International Blvd. The anniversary event will honor the commission’s legacy, accomplishments, and vision for […]
The Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is accepting applications from student members in Washington state for two scholarships — the Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship and the Founders’ Scholarship.
The Seattle community celebrated the life of Kip Tokuda at Tokuda’s public memorial on July 21 at the University of Washington. Over 800 people attended, with reflections presented by Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, Jill Nishi, King County Exec. Dow Constantine, Betsy Wells, Laurie Lippold, Lori Matsukawa, State Rep. Eric Pettigrew, and Dale Minami. […]
By Assunta Ng How do you measure the success of an organization’s fundraising event? By the amount of money it raises? By the number of attendees or the quality of the program?
Approximately 800 people gathered to celebrate the life of Cheryl Chow on Saturday, April 20 at Town Hall Seattle. Chow, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, passed away on March 29 at the age of 66.
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) hosted their 5th annual Tomodachi Luncheon on Thursday, March 28, raising over $67,000 to help support JCCCW programs and underwrite the organization’s daily operations …
By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly Founded in 1929, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is the nation’s largest and oldest nonprofit organization committed to protect the rights of Japanese Americans and other segments of the Asian Pacific American community.
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 […]
More women have gotten elected in the last 10 years than in the last 10 centuries, and although America lags way behind the international average (we rank 70 out of 165 bin the world), and Washington State (which used to boast 40% women in our legislature and now has 32%), we are kicking up our […]