There is a new organization in the Seattle area, Puentes, focused on supporting undocumented families. They have partnered with Latino Community Fund, One America, Colectivo Legal del Pueblo, Detention Watch Center, and World Relief-Seattle to carry out their work. Although they are located in Seattle, Puentes serves communities beyond the Seattle city limits. Puentes’ three focus […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Councilmember John Okamoto invited the ethnic media for a question-and-answer session May 15. Okamoto was recently appointed as councilmember as a replacement for Sally Clark’s seat. The appointment is unusual because Okamoto will not be able to re-apply for re-election after his seven-month term. Q: What do you hope […]
Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.
Lately, television airwaves have been bombarded with commercials about whether Washington residents will be burdened with a state income tax. The commercials urge voters to take a stand.