By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Do women feel safe in public spaces? Kalpana Viswanath, cofounder of Safetipin, addressed the safety of women in her presentation “Building Gender Inclusive Cities” on Mon, Oct. 12 at University of Washington to an all-female audience. Viswanath, a researcher of women’s safety in cities for over 20 years, began […]
The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000. The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).
The Executive Development Institute (EDI), in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), is sponsoring the fourth annual Leadership Together Conference on Oct. 12. The conference is a one-day leadership training program targeting APA professionals, but open to all.
Our recent International Workers’ Day was not without incident. And no, we’re not talking about the broken windows and rioting. We’re talking about an event that was overshadowed by those disturbances. On May 1, Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and other anti-human trafficking advocates spoke at a press conference held in Olympia to highlight 12 recently enacted […]
Women came together at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel to network and participate in informative sessions at the 3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit.
Tim Eyman’s latest, Initiative 1033, threatens basic services such as education and health care that are vital to the APA community. According to the governor’s budget office, the initiative would reduce state general fund revenues that support education, human services, health care, environmental programs, and general government by an estimated $5.9 billion by 2015.
Candidates for King County Executive Dow Constantine and Larry Phillips were both in the Chinatown Seafair Parade last Sunday, July 19. They have both organized fund raising events in the International District. They have been present at many Asian community dinners. They are both Democrats. And they both even wore blue shirts in the parade.
Cutting costs at the University of Washington (UW) is an unwanted but necessary action to cover a $92 million budget reduction.
The University of Washington is feeling the economic crunch. What it’s doing to cope is not garnering many fans …