Police brutality, misconduct, and shootings have dominated news headlines in the past few years and Seattle has been no exception.
By Ador Pereda Yano Northwest Asian Weekly “Okage Sama De” (in your honored shadow): These words are important to Bill Tashima, who has taken the difficult lessons of the past and used them to advocate for social change in the present. For his long-time service to the Asian Pacific American community, Tashima is being honored […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly At one point, the stage, filled with Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) members and supporters dressed in various traditional Asian and Pacific Islander dress, mirrored the packed, top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant alongside Seattle’s Lake Union. KING 5 and Northwest Cable News anchor Sula Kim, the event’s […]
October 9, 2015 6pm — no-host cocktail 6:45 pm — program & dinner China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle HONOREES: Sarah Baker President-elect, Japanese Americans Citizens League Chera Amlag & Geo Quibuyen Food & Sh*t Pop Up Lorraine Yu President, Sirius6 Corporation Dwayne Clark Founder/Chair, Aegis Living OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates – […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly At only 26 years old, Sarah Baker has an impressive resume of supporting diversity. Not only is she the president-elect of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Seattle Chapter, she also serves as Student Body President for North Seattle College. She also served as a senior representative for the […]
Karen Yoshitomi was the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) PNW Regional Office Director (National Staff) for over 22 years. Her office was in the ID. Last year, Karen resigned to be Executive Director for the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington. The Seattle JACL used the Banquet as an occasion to give Karen a […]