Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General: “I formed a Civil Rights Unit in the Attorney General’s Office to combat discrimination and fight for fairness and dignity for every Washingtonian. Inspired by former Assistant Attorney General, civil rights attorney, and Seattle City Councilmember Wing Luke, I named my Civil Rights Unit after him. If you have […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “How do we allow people who’ve lived here [in the International District] for generations to continue to live here and not worry about displacement? That’s the point InterIm CDA Director Pradeepta Upadhyay wants to get across. InterIm approached the Northwest Asian Weekly last month, wanting to set the record […]
Pradeepta Upadhyay feels she has been blessed in her career path. She has a long history of advocacy work, which started in rural Nepal.
Local organizations find solutions By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Incomes for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have failed to keep up with the rising cost of rents and home prices, according to a report, “Our Neighborhoods: Asian American and Pacific Islander Anti-Displacement Strategies,” released May 11. The report surveyed 15 AAPI and Native […]