Karen Matsuda is a passionate nurse, an advocate for underrepresented communities and women’s health, and a deputy regional health administrator.
Alan “Al” Sugiyama has had the same job for 30 years. As executive director of the Center for Career Alternatives (CCA)
Robert Kogane will transition from his role as Giddens School 2009–2010 interim head of school to head of school on July 1.
Northwest Asian Weekly’s 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.
Like the two previous task forces formed in 1986 and 1992, the charge was to have a group of leaders in education and human services to make recommendations to the school district to close the achievement gap — in eight years.
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.
With 29.28 percent of the votes counted as on press time on Wednesday, Nov. 4, Wilson Chin has fallen far behind Betty Patu in the race for a spot on the Seattle school board.
We are endorsing Dow Constantine because of his proven record of reforming King County. He brings with him experience and education. Constantine has the credentials: a law degree and a degree in urban planning.
As a sign of the friendly nature of this race, lunch started with a game of rock-paper-scissors to decide which candidate would respond to questions first.
Coming off of last year’s exciting presidential elections, many anticipated that this year’s elections would be boring. However, this is not the case.