By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Speed dating brings total strangers together to meet each other and talk about themselves, all within one five-minute round after another with new partners.<!–more–> A similar kind of timed — but longer — interaction took place between Asian American student activists and their predecessors from generations past at the […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The Executive Development Institute (EDI) of Bellevue is preparing for the next class of
Betty Patu hosted her reelection kickoff event for her Seattle School Board campaign on May 30 at the Royal Room in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. She is running unopposed for the School Board’s District 7 seat. Patu was first elected to the school board in 2009, following 32 years working in the Seattle […]
Cheryl Chow, former member of the Seattle School Board and city council and daughter of the late Chinatown leader Ruby Chow, passed away at her home on Friday, March 29. She was 66 years old.
The Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors elected officers for 2013. Kay Smith-Blum was elected president, Betty Patu was elected vice president, and Sharon Peaslee was elected member at large.
This is not the first time that Asian American candidates have competed for the same political seat. Dr. Bobby Virk, an orthodontist, has announced his candidacy for the 11th District state senate seat, a seat that Rep. Bob Hasegawa has also filed for. They are both Democrats. The seat is being vacated by Sen. Margarita […]
Dr. Susan Enfield has been a ubiquitous face in the community ever since Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson was dismissed as superintendent by the Seattle School Board last March
Last Friday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield issued a letter to SPS employees explaining that human resources
Cheryl Chow, former Seattle School Board president and City Council member, showed up at The Wing Luke Asian Museum’s dinner with a relaxed face.
The Seattle City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the lifetime work of Alan ‘Al’ Sugiyama, who cofounded the Asian Family Affair newspaper in 1972