Compiled by Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation is proud to honor women who have made significant impact and contributions to our community. Here is a selection of our “Rising Stars” who will be honored Friday, May 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle. Zenzile Brooks, PhD, […]
Not the usual Chamber’s dinner So what was unusual? Mayor Ed Murray, who declared he’s a sheep, spoke briefly at the Greater Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year dinner at the China Harbor Restaurant last week. Murray, 60, was born in the Year of the Sheep. According to Chinese astrology, anyone born in […]
The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson will visit Seattle for a series of meetings with community, business and religious leaders November 30 – December 2. A free community event will kick off his multi-day visit at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 1634 19th Ave, in Seattle on Sunday November 30. A reception for Rev. Jackson will be […]
By Assunta Ng Goodwill President Ken Colling is known for his fancy ties. What touches his friends and colleagues aren’t his ties, but his heart. At Ken’s retirement reception on June 6, about 200 people gathered at the Goodwill administration center, on Dearborn Avenue, to thank him for his 10 years of service at Goodwill. […]
Calling it a “disparity strikes at the very core of who we are as a democratic society,” Mayor Ed Murray last month committed to addressing Seattle’s growing income divide.
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Thirteen women and the Susan G. Komen Foundation were honored for transforming their traumas into
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Trauma can be a difficult thing to overcome. It can set back a person’s life, but when one can
The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has named Nate Miles of Eli Lilly and Company as chair of its Board of Directors for 2013. He was unanimously elected chair for the 2-year leadership term.
At the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s 11th Annual Benefit Breakfast, Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama were each presented with a 2010 Spirit Award.