“I would create more opportunities to engage with elders. Young people in our western culture frequently miss out on the opportunity to learn from and experience the gifts that the elders in our communities have to share.” — Paula L. Houston Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer, Senior Services “Heed the wisdom of ‘practice and discipline.’ I […]
Congressman Adam Smith 9th District “The beginning of each new school year represents an opportunity to move forward toward achieving your goals. Focusing on your education is one of the most important ways you can help create a fresh start and a better world for yourself, your family, and our community.” Hsiao-Lin Wang Owner […]
“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]
Editor’s note: Wise Words is an ongoing series where members of our community share their words of wisdom on a given topic. “I have a lot to be thankful. Over the years, we have hired many people at our restaurants, who need jobs to survive. Recently, one former employee came to dine at our […]
The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson will visit Seattle for a series of meetings with community, business and religious leaders November 30 – December 2. A free community event will kick off his multi-day visit at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 1634 19th Ave, in Seattle on Sunday November 30. A reception for Rev. Jackson will be […]
What do you wish you would have known when you were in your 20s? “1. Don’t be afraid to start a business at a young age. 2. Surround yourself with people you aspire to be. 3. Never take your health for granted. 4. Always do what is right over what is easy. 5. Marry well. […]
“The diversity of our nation is our greatest strength. Preserving diversity is crucial to the future of our community. By honoring our past, providing equal opportunities and social justice for all, and by celebrating different cultures and backgrounds, we can ensure that our society builds an environment that accepts, welcomes, and preserves diverse backgrounds and […]
“Welcome back to school. Be curious. Question everything. Serve your community.” — Kenyon S. Chan Chancellor, UW-Tacoma “It’s how we react to the adversity that matters. I encourage all students to make a goal and plan to reach that goal. When adversity strikes, step back and figure out how to remove the roadblock. When you […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly About 9 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to a 2014 statistics report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“Taste of the 9th” celebrated the diverse cultures of 9th Congressional District with Congressman Adam Smith on Jan. 22 at the Mount Baker Community Club. Ninety people attended the event, including leaders from the Hispanic, Asian, and African American communities. Entertainment included a performance by the Lieu Quan Lion Dance Team.