By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Congressman Jim McDermott introduced a bill last week that would right a wrong inflicted upon many Asian American cannery workers more than 30 years ago. The amendment to the 1991 Civil Rights Act would strike language that has prevented cannery workers from seeking legal damages for discrimination.
For Northwest Asian Weekly Ron Chew, executive director of the International Community Health Services Foundation, said his recently completed book on Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, two young cannery union officials murdered in 1981, is the most difficult piece of writing he’s ever done. “It took me 30 years to arrive in an emotional space […]
On Oct. 21, the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation awarded a grant of $175,000 to the International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation to support women’s health care access.
A child can be bilingual if the parents speak both Asian and English languages at home. But there are unusual circumstances.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) accepted a check for $22,566 from AH&T, a national insurance firm with offices in downtown Seattle.
Co-authors Ken Mochizuki and Ron Chew with co-founders Tomio Moriguchi and Tosh Okamoto signed copies of “Years of Caring, The Story of Nikkei Concerns”
Ron Chew has been named the International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation’s new executive director.
At the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the University of Washington’s Department of Communication hosted an event for its hall of fame members.
We watched, with repulsion, the return of the Bodies exhibit to Seattle this fall. We are offended and disgusted at the disingenuous attempt to disguise the commercial displaying of human bodies as “education.” There are ways to educate the general public about the human body and disease without mining dead bodies for their shock value.
By Carol N. Vu For the Northwest Asian Weekly Al Gore is helping lead the charge to establish a special library in Chinatown/International District that will honor the legacy of Washington’s first and only Asian American governor.