Consistently named among Washington state’s top 10 web development studios by revenue, according to Puget Sound Business Journal, Pacific Software Publishing (PSP) is a champion of diversity in the region.
By GRAHAM PEREDNIA The Chronicle CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — Men, women and children, all wearing yellow numbered Army identification tags, gathered at the Chehalis Train Depot on June 2, 1942. These Japanese Americans were waiting for a train to carry them to the soon-to-be completed Tule Lake internment camp in California. On Saturday, June 3, […]
By TAMMY AYER Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of hand-painted faces line the hallways of Hoover Elementary School, each realistically depicting the countenance of its creator. Some have glasses. Some have long hair, curly hair, blond hair or no hair. They have brown eyes, blue eyes, green eyes. None are just black, brown […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Janice Zahn has lived in Bellevue for the past 23 years. In that time period, she’s designed bridges and a floating pontoon as a civil engineer. A Port of Seattle assistant director of engineering and Bellevue Transportation Commission chair, Zahn, 51, chose a pedestrian-bridge graphic as her logo, above […]
By Jenn Doane NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In both business and academics, it’s no secret that diversity breeds innovation, attracts top talent, and drives competitiveness. As such, the Foster School of Business (FSB) at the University of Washington (UW) has developed a wide array of programs and services aiming to recruit and retain a diverse student […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) reintroduced legislation on May 25 to curb mental health stigma in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The Stop Mental Health Stigma in Our Communities Act instructs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to provide outreach and education strategies for the […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY I never expected to be in New York this year. By a twist of fate, I was there last week. What lured me to this city of glamor in the past was materialism and fantasy, never its people or the least — its environment. In retrospect, it could be […]
Ananya Vinay of Fresno, Calif. may have become the first solo champion in four years of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee last week. The sixth-grader correctly spelled the word ‘marocain’ and became the 13th consecutive winner from the Indian American community. But Vinay was not immune to racial remarks by television anchors supposedly congratulating […]