Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) organizes a tri-yearly networking luncheon, “Women of Color Empowered,” a series of events that honors the accomplishments of women leaders. On Thursday, Feb. 4, NWAW’s honorees will come together to share a bit of their knowledge to a crowd at China Harbor Restaurant. This quarter’s theme is “women as bridge builders,” celebrating those who have made divides between diverse spaces smaller. The event will be emcee’d by Margo Myers, of Margo Myers Communications.
The Seattle Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee, chaired by councilman Bruce Harrell, held a hearing on March 13 to review and approve nominees for the Seattle Community Police Commission. The Commission will help reform the Seattle Police Department as required by the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement.
Mayor Mike McGinn announced his appointments to the new Community Police Commission on Monday, Jan. 14. The Community Police Commission is a partnership between the police department, its officers, community members, and public officials intended to support the development of reforms, establishment of police priorities, and mechanisms to promote community confidence in the Seattle Police […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly “If people know what their culture is, they have lots to be proud of. They also recognize other cultures and celebrate and embrace differences,” said LaVerne Hall, associate minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church and one of the honorees of Women of Color Empowered networking luncheon at New […]
Compiled by Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly French author Andre Maurois famously wrote, “A man cannot free himself from the past more easily than he can from his own body.” <!–more–> On Feb. 3, the Women of Color Empowered Luncheon will attempt to prove this adage true for women also, that the past and one’s […]
Friday, Jan 13, 2012 Noon -1:30 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church | 1634 19th Avenue (Capitol Hill) | Seattle 98122 The Seattle Community Colleges 38th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration will focus on leaders and leadership, inspired by the example of Dr. King and the thousands of others who have led change […]