By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly After a month of increasing social media outrage over the plight of Adam Crapser, the Korean American adoptee and abuse survivor appeared in a US immigration court April 2 on what was also Crapser’s 40th birthday. His deportation hearing is being held in Oregon in front of immigration Judge Michael […]
By Ron Chew For Northwest Asian Weekly The arts can be an instrument for transforming individual lives, restoring communities, and remaking our society into a more tolerant and inclusive place for all. Five years ago, in a report I wrote for Americans in the Arts, I described the emergence of community-based arts organizations. I wrote […]
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Lan Pham was only nine-years-old when she left Vietnam. “The refugee <!–more–>experience really defined my passion and what I would like to do as a kid and as an adult,” says Pham. “I witnessed violence, not only experienced through war, but the violence women refugees experience as part of […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Poverty restricts options.
By Eddie Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Five years ago, I stepped onto the University of Washington (UW) campus as a wide-eyed freshman
By Katy Daigle Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — One is Muslim, the other Hindu. One a Pakistani, the other Indian. One a school girl just starting out in life, the other a man with decades of experience.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly She works as the eyes and ears for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and likes engaging with people. Mayor Murray
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are one of the fastest-growing populations in the United States.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Pioneer Girl By Bich Minh Nguyen Viking, 2014 Ever since she received the box set from her grandfather when she turned 8, Lee Lien has always loved Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House on the Prairie” books.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When students and members of the Asian community learned that the University of Washington (UW) was discontinuing the Southeast Asian Student Recruiter position, they were in disbelief.