At last year’s community meeting for the Youth and Families Initiative, local organizations called for more culturally relevant job readiness training for refugees and immigrant youth. Last week, after a competitive application process, six out of 17 community agencies were selected to receive grants for a new program to train immigrant and refugee youth in […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
On Feb. 23, the Vietnamese Friendship Association and PeaceTrees Vietnam collaborated together for an evening of conversation about connections to Vietnam. The special guest of the evening was Angie Chau, the author of “Quiet As They Come,” a collection of fictional short stories. The event was held at the New Holly Gathering Hall.
By Bruce Harrell For Northwest Asian Weekly As the [City of Seattle’s Energy, Technology, and Civil Rights Committee] chair, I am pleased to announce that $320,000 in grants have been given by the City’s Technology Matching Fund (TMF).
The City of Seattle awarded $300,000 in technology grants to 24 local community-based organizations in Seattle, including some Asian-based services:
On any given day, the cacophony of different languages, sight of public art on streets and sidewalks, and wafting smell of cuisines as diverse as the local citizens fill the streets