The JACL-Seattle chapter held its 92nd annual banquet and scholarship fundraiser on March 21 at Seattle University. More than 270 people attended, including Aki Sogabe, who received the Unsung Hero award, Francisco Irigon, recipient of the Community Engagement award, and Marsha Aizumi, who was given the Special Civil Rights Achievement award. The event raised over […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly While the cost of living and CEO compensation packages continue to rise, many
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly For its second season, the Seattle dance group Relay Dance Collective travels back to their roots as inspiration for “Beginnings,” featuring repertory works by 30 dancers and choreographers. Dancer and co-founder of the group Gabrielle Kazuko Nomura uses this opportunity to tell the story of her origins as a […]
Mai Nguyen, former director of finance and operations at Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, has taken a position as the director of finance in the athletic department of Seattle University. She has held leadership positions at the City of Seattle, Annie E. Casey Foundation, King County Housing Authority, Seattle Housing Authority, and the International District […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.”
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Cordova spent his life championing social justice issues, preserving Filipino American history, and empowering the youth. The iconic historian and activist died on Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 82.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Ten API candidates remain on the ballot for King County in contested races in the Nov. 5 general election.
By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?
By Assunta Ng How do you measure the success of an organization’s fundraising event? By the amount of money it raises? By the number of attendees or the quality of the program?
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Trauma can be a difficult thing to overcome. It can set back a person’s life, but when one can