By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan unveiled her full transition committee on Nov. 13, a diverse and inclusive group of more than 60 community leaders and experts. The committee includes housing and homelessness advocates, social justice activists, transportation advocates, environmentalists, and labor and business leaders. “Our transition team reflects the best of […]
The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000. The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly You can buy a bottle of vodka in grocery stores in Washington state now. Soon, you’ll be able to buy a small amount of recreational marijuana from a shop, possibly as early as this summer.
There’s no denying it, legal marijuana is happening. But is it a good or a bad thing? Possibly a little of both.
“Phyllis did a tremendous job in unprecedented times to preserve access to a quality college education and to train the work force of tomorrow. She is a thoughtful scientist, accomplished researcher and dedicated educator. Her skill, passion and leadership will serve her well at the University of Illinois. I wish her the best of luck.” […]
By Assunta Ng The guest list of Ruthann Kurose’s surprise 60th birthday party was a Who’s Who in politics. The party was held at the house of former Mayor Norm Rice and his wife, Constance.
It was a night that included delicious food, great company, and a room filled with influential community leaders.
Born during a period of emerging diversity in education and politics, advocating social change is inherent to Ruthann Kurose.
People of color on Constantine’s transition team: Hyeok Kim, Lorena Gonzalez, Shaunta Hyde, Ruthann Kurose, Nate Miles, Estela Ortega, DeSean Quinn, and Sumeer Singla
Dow Constantine slowly weaved through a crowd of supporters at the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle, smiling and shaking hands with supporters as he scrambled for the podium. He claimed victory in the race for King County Executive on Tuesday night. Election results rolled on TV screens.