A team of approximately 50 local Muslims took part in the 2009 Edmonds 4th of July Parade in Edmonds. The Muslim team carried its own banners and included youth, families, activists, U.S. military veterans, and community leaders.
Sometimes we forget that safety is a luxury, and that not everyone has this luxury. This is why we should support Holder in creating a better way to protect people of color. We need to be especially vocal in showing our support so that our government realizes the importance of this issue to us.
A fashion show raised funds for the Puget Sound affiliate of Komen for the Cure. The organization strives to raise breast cancer awareness and promote research. The show was presented by Little Black Dress Events. The show was held at the Spitfire Grill in Belltown. Nineteen models showcased bras on a pink runway. It featured […]
The University of Puget Sound awarded honorary degrees to 36 Japanese American students at the 2009 Commencement Ceremony on May 17. In 1942, the students’ education had been abruptly stopped when they were sent to relocation camps during World War II.
She opens up about Gary’s new job, the Obamas, and the future of Komen By Evangeline Café Northwest Asian Weekly More than 10 years ago, she left her successful career as a TV news reporter to join her husband on the campaign trail. Now, former Washington state first lady Mona Locke is taking another leap […]
Pioneer in aerospace: Ted Yamamura Ted Yamamura photo by Marian Lockhart For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May, Boeing News Now recognized Ted Yamamura, a 30-year Boeing veteran, for his contributions to Boeing and the Asian American community. As president of the Boeing Asian American Professional Association chapter in Puget Sound, he was well aware […]
Elisa Del Rosario is the new program manager at Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Puget Sound affiliate. In her new role, she will oversee the Komen’s grantmaking process and community outreach. She has more than 20 years of management experience in health and human services, including grantmaking, fund development, marketing, and community relations among […]
The Dance for World Healing, a group that features multiphonic singing by 10 Tibetan monks, appeared at Kilworth Memorial Chapel at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma on April 11.
Uwajimaya will open its fourth market in Renton in late June. The new, more than 30,000-square-foot addition will anchor the Renton
Growing up in the 1950s, Mexican feminist and author Gloria Anzaldua wrote about how when she was in school, speaking Spanish was not allowed, and if she spoke a word of it on the playground, she would be punished, sometimes physically…