Ron Chow, co-founder and CEO of the Seattle Pacific Trading Company, received an appreciation from the U.S. Army on April 23 for his work to help pass Senate Bill 5114. Gov. Inslee signed the bill into law on April 22.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly When asked what his hobby was, Mark Okazaki candidly answered, “Neighborhood House and the community.” As the executive director of Neighborhood House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving low-income communities and alleviating poverty in Seattle, Okazaki has dedicated most of his life to serving the community.
This fall, Washington voters will be asked to approve Referendum 74 to keep our state’s historic new law, which allows committed gay and lesbian couples to marry. As community leaders, we are reaching out today to start a conversation about the freedom to marry. This conversation is deeply rooted in our experiences, our values and […]
Last month, former Washington State Representative and former Japanese American Citizens League Seattle Chapter President Kip Tokuda
At the New Hong Kong Restaurant, the Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) honored five of Seattle’s social justice leaders
Last Thursday, state Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos, from the 37th District, pleaded guilty to negligent driving in the first degree. She received a three-month suspended sentence
What is the perfect gift for the president of the Seattle Times? Carolyn Kelly, the first female president of the Times, is finally stepping down after
The University of Washington (UW) Women’s Center is celebrating 100 years of women voting in Washington state by honoring 100 influential women in the state that have
The 2010 primary election took place on Aug. 17. The top two candidates who earned the most votes in the primary will move forward to the general election in November.
It’s safe to say that there’s a shortage of Asians in government-related jobs, but here are some candidates who might change that.