The Refugee Women’s Alliance hosted more than 100 people at the Northwest African American Heritage Museum Nov. 21 to bid a fond farewell to Someireh Amirfaiz, who was stepping down from her role as executive director after 12 years. Included among the people paying tribute to Amirfaiz was Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. (end)
The Refugee Women’s Alliance fundraising dinner was on Sept. 20 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on Sept. 20. Attending dignitaries included Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, State Rep. Cyrus Habib and State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos.
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By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly For the thousands of new immigrants and refugees who make Washington state their home each year, there are immediate
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The area around Rob McKenna’s campaign office in the International District was quiet around
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly For two years in a row, ReWa’s annual dinner transformed a hotel into one of the most elegant venues in town. But last year, ReWa’s 25th anniversary event was held at Benoraya Hall. This year, it was held at McCaw Hall. That’s a gutsy move. Both halls are big […]
“ReWA has always delivered services close to the communities we serve,” said Someireh Amirfaiz, executive director of ReWA.
Women of Color Empowered is an event organized by a planning committee to recognize women who have made a significant contribution to their field. It strives to dispel certain stereotypes. To be held on Friday, May 15, at Ocean City Restaurant, the theme for the upcoming event is “Civic Activism: Making a Difference.”
With President Barack Obama’s recent economic stimulus package on its way to the States, many local agencies are eagerly awaiting its