JPMorgan Chase announced earlier this month a $1.25 million grant to benefit Seattle’s Craft3 and the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund. Both organizations have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and this funding will help them to provide support to vulnerable small businesses in the Puget Sound area.
The Seattle Department of Transportation is installing a neighborhood Greenway on South King Street, from 5th Avenue South to 18th Avenue South, to enhance safety for people walking and biking. The work is expected to take place in mid-July, depending on weather conditions and coordination with nearby private and public construction. During construction, expect intermittent […]
A vigil to remember Donnie Chin will be held on July 23, four years after he was murdered. Hosted by the Chin family, International District Emergency Center (IDEC), and the Wing Luke Museum, the vigil will take place at Canton Alley at 8 p.m.
By Rachel Liu Chinese Radio Seattle The 2019 “Enchanting China” Concert hosted by China Broadcasting Art Troupe (CBAT) and Seattle Chinese Radio will be held in Seattle on June 26 at McCaw Hall. Nearly 80 musicians of the CBAT will perform at this concert, featuring the renowned Chinese violinist, Lu Siqing. “Enchanting China” is an […]
SEATTLE – The Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter (Seattle JACL) is offering a total of $20,000 in scholarships for six incoming and/or current college students. Interested candidates may apply at seattlejacl.org/scholarships until March 1. Here are the scholarships available: Aki Kurose Memorial Scholarship – $3,000 The Minoru Tamesa and Bunshiro Tazuma Scholarships – $3,000 […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A service was held for Judy Lui on Oct. 20. Born in Canton, China, Lui passed away on Oct. 5 at age 66, after a year-long battle with cancer. Lui grew up in Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States when she was in her 30s. She lived in […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Officers arrested a man after he robbed a bank in the International District on Oct. 17 and holed up in his apartment. At 3:45 p.m., staff at a bank in the 600 block of 5th Avenue South called 911 to report a robbery. A 52-year-old man entered the bank, passed […]
Taiwan will celebrate its 107th National Day on Oct. 10. Double Ten Day, as its known, commemorates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of Oct. 10, 1911 (10-10 or double ten). The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Seattle in conjunction with Philharmonia Northwest will launch a Taiwanese music performance: “Ilha Formosa (Music of […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) is currently accepting applications for candidates interested in serving on the Commission. The advisory board represent the state’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and ensures their access to participation in the fields of government, business, education, health, and other […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Seattle Police Department and the CID Public Safety Council are rolling out the Chinatown-International District (CID) Community History Institute. It’s a series of discussions between eight community members and officers who regularly work in the CID area. The goal is for community members to share their knowledge of the […]