SEATTLE (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge has upheld a requirement issued by the Port of Seattle for all Port employees to be vaccinated by Nov. 15 as a condition of employment. Judge Samuel Chung denied the motion for a preliminary injunction against the mandate sought by two unions representing Port employees in […]
The City of Renton is looking for candidates to serve on its newly-created Equity Commission. The Equity Commission’s primary goal will be to develop recommendations enabling community members to achieve equitable outcomes by removing racial, economic, and social barriers in city programs, services, and policies. The commission will consist of nine members, who are either […]
The Seattle Public Library (SPL) wants your input on when you want your neighborhood library to be open.
The Northwest Asian Weekly and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation are hosting a panel discussion on Sept. 23 in hopes of bridging the gap between the Asian and Black communities. The panelists include Darrell Powell, treasurer of the Seattle King County NAACP; Jesse Wineberry of the Washington EQUITY NOW Alliance; Lua Pritchard, executive director of the […]
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is helping to advocate for Community Project Funding requests—also known as appropriations or “earmarks”—that benefit communities, small businesses, and workers. Reach out to the Congress member who represents the district where the community project is located. Prepare to provide the following information: Will the project have a direct impact […]
Seattle-based education nonprofit Mission InspirEd is launching a free nationwide initiative challenging students ages 6-18 to showcase COVID’s impact through a wide variety of artistic expressions. The competition, “Tales of Quarantine,” will span from Feb. 22 through March 21 and cover three categories, including media, visual, and writing. Students are encouraged to submit an original […]
School principal Ronnie Belle is sponsoring a clean up around the school on Feb. 27 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Supplies will be provided, but you may bring your own gloves if you prefer.
The Minoru Yasui Student Contest has announced its 2021 essay competition on Refugee and Immigrant Experiences. “We celebrate the ideas and opinions of students in grades 6 through 12 and challenge them to write an original and thoughtful essay exploring refugee or immigrant experiences,” a news release stated. “Their essay should also demonstrate an understanding […]
Are you an immigrant who wants to get a job but needs to improve your English and job skills? Enroll in Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)’s Ready to Work (RTW), a free comprehensive program serving people with very limited English to overcome language barriers, gain digital literacy skills, find meaningful employment, and achieve economic […]
By Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) recommends that everyone complies with Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order, but we understand that there are a few circumstances in which you will need to leave your house. Here are some personal safety tips for those who are […]