Due to voter-approved funds provided by the Move Seattle levy, the City of Seattle began construction on its first 2016 Safe Routes to School project at Mercer Middle School on Jan. 14. Following through on the levy commitment to complete a Safe Routes project at every public school in the city, the Seattle Department of […]
Lau has been recently appointed to the Board of Directors of MarketShare, a non-profit program which empowers immigrants and refugees to become small business owners of their own mobile food operation. Wayne has been a resident in Seattle since 1956 and is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School. He has a 35 year plus […]
The Women’s University Club of Seattle presented its annual Brava! Awards on May 16, honoring women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community and beyond. This year, in celebration of the club’s centennial, members nominated “Women of the Century.”
By Assunta Ng David and Goliath showed up at the Seattle City Council’s hearing on the mayoral $15 minimum wage proposal on May 13.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Washington Communities of Color United for Progress hosted a legislative discussion day and candidate forum to
Eleven Rainier Beach High School (RBHS) students received a total of $24,000 in scholarships from RBHS Dollars for Scholars. The students were honored at the RBHS Senior Breakfast held at the high school.
Meet Clara Lam, a senior at Shorewood High School, who excels in academics and sports. Aside from playing tennis and badminton, she is the captain of her drill team.
Last Friday, we celebrated diversity at the Jumbo Chinese Restaurant by awarding $6,600 worth of scholarships to high school students who have exemplified the spirit of diversity.
The Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school as being champions of diversity.
Betty Patu, 61, is the newly elected Seattle School Board director of District 7, one made up of mostly students of color. She officially began her new job on Dec. 2 and really looks forward to working with all of the city’s teachers, principals, parents, as well as the overall community.