By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly For the past four decades, the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) has worked to
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) will bring together youth, community leaders, elected officials, and commissioners to celebrate its 40th anniversary on May 15, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in SeaTac (formerly the Holiday Inn), at 17338 International Blvd. The anniversary event will honor the commission’s legacy, accomplishments, and vision for […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Mayor-elect Ed Murray answered questions concerning the Asian Pacific Islander community at a luncheon on Monday,
Hyeok Kim, of Seattle, has been elected to the Northwest Area Foundation Board of Directors. She will begin her three-year term at the regularly scheduled board meeting in February 2014. Kim, a native of Seoul, Korea, is the executive director of Interim Community Development Association, a nonprofit affordable housing and community development organization serving Asian, […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Kendee Yamaguchi, currently an assistant attorney general; the director of policy,
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the hiring of Kendee Yamaguchi as Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs, and External Relations on Tuesday, Feb. 5. As the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, Yamaguchi served as a small agency cabinet member and advised the governor, state agencies, the Legislature, and local […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Republican Election Night Headquarters was calm Tuesday night, Nov. 6
Cindy Ryu took the oath of office and officially became the state representative for the 32nd Legislative District, which includes Shoreline
Stability is important to many people, especially in tough economic times. For Sofia Aragon and her family, nursing has always been a job that provided financial stability.
About a month after announcing his intention to run for the ethnically diverse 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate, Eric Liu has made the tough decision of stepping down. Liu is an acclaimed author, former speech writer and politic adviser, and a civic activist.