By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Washington Leadership Institute (WLI) is an effort to recruit, train, and develop young lawyers from traditionally underrepresented communities. In 2004, then Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) President Ronald Ward pushed for the creation of a collaborative leadership program for attorneys. The focus would be providing key insights, training, […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “It’s important that people vote on the quality and content of the candidate, not based on demographics,” said Justice Steve Gonzalez about an op-ed written by his colleague, Justice Mary Yu. In the op-ed titled, “When Voting for Judges, Don’t Be Fooled by the Name — Vote for Justice […]
Washington Supreme Court Associate Justice Mary Yu will address graduates at the UW Bothell commencement ceremony on June 10. “Justice Yu has a compelling personal story, as well as a passion for social justice and public service,” said Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. Yu was appointed to the high court in 2014 by Gov. Jay Inslee. As […]
Mary I. Yu was sworn in the Washington Supreme Court ceremony for the administration of oath of office as a Justice on January 12. The ceremony took place at the Temple of Justice Courtroom, Olympia. She is serving as State Supreme Court Justice. (end)
Pramila Jayapal will be sworn in as the next Washington State Senator representing the 37th Legislative District January 12. She will be Ranking Member on the newly established Government Accountability and Reform committee, as well as serving on the Transportation and Healthcare committees.
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 35th annual scholarship
And whether you agree with us or not, you should vote. But just in case you want to know this paper’s opinion when it comes to voting, here are our recommendations and a rundown, based on our ballot: INITIATIVES & ADVISORY Initiative 1351: This would allocate funds to reduce class size and increase staff size […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant.
Justice Mary Yu was the special guest at the 2014 Seattle Pride Parade on June 29. She rode
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly Mary Yu is an inspiring role model.