By Deni Luna NORTHWEST Asian Weekly Originally Printed Nov. 2, 1996 Vice President Al Gore came to Seattle to campaign for Democratic candidates in an enthusiastic rally at Pier 48 Monday afternoon. “Washington state, more than any other state, has the chance to call Newt Gingrich’s bluff,” Gore said. He was referring to reports that […]
The Asian Pacific American Community Summit was held in Tacoma on Friday, Sept. 21, by the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington State. The event was aimed at increasing civic engagement in the Asian Pacific American community by registering voters and convincing those who have not been naturalized to become citizens.
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.