Got Green’s Food Access Team is hosting a free four-part workshop series for South Seattle’s women of color and low-income women.
“For many of us, Vera was like a mother…she had a great heart and always saw kindness in people. Our community lost a great friend and a beautiful person.” — Jerry Lee, Mulvanny/G2 By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Long time community activist Vera Faye Ing died on Jan. 18, 2014. She was 73.
By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly When you hear the words “Seattle” and “hip hop,” it’s possible that a red-haired emcee rocking your grandpa’s hand-me-downs comes to mind.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly “Families” and “family” are more than just words at one South Seattle agency.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, and other neighborhoods in Central and North Seattle have prospered in recent years,
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The International District is open for business. That’s what over 25,000 people attending the International District’s Dragon Fest 2013 last weekend learned as vendors lined the streets and restaurants opened their doors for the neighborhood’s annual summer festival.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When it comes to jobs, South Seattle is left out, according to GotGreen and the Construction Jobs Equity Association, a South Seattle coalition of community organizations.
Mayor McGinn kicked off his re-election campaign on January 9 at an event hosted at the Filipino Community Center in South Seattle.
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.
Since the recent shooting in South Seattle, which happened as Sherry Soth and friends were leaving a house party, Soth became known as the 22nd homicide victim in Seattle this year. But the 21-year-old, described by the Seattle Times as a “free-spirited fashionista” of Cambodian descent, left a mark on the local community.