The Southeast Asia Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Libraries at the University of Washington (UW) will spearhead a new initiative of innovative collaborations to explore the effects and consequences of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States.
When the world was stopped in its tracks by a virus, John Chen, who claims not to own a crystal ball, guessed things weren’t going to get back to normal soon.
The City of Seattle will host the second in a series of workshops providing undocumented immigrants and DACA-recipients an opportunity to meet with an immigration attorney.
King County announced on Sept. 23 that it is investing $50,000 for a strategic push in the final weeks of the 2020 Census to ensure a fair count of all King County residents, and help boost return rates in SeaTac and Tukwila.
The need for youth programs that provide learning, mentoring and social-emotional support to students and young adults has never been greater, but COVID-19 has significantly impacted the ability of many nonprofits to keep their doors open.
The City of Seattle announced on Sept. 21 that as of the end of August, it has enrolled 11,825 new households into the Utility Discount Program (UDP) in 2020, including 8,173 through the fast-track application process launched in March to more quickly support customers financially impacted by COVID-19.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal grant will provide Washington state with funding to identify, document and commemorate contributions from its Filipino American community. The project is a part of the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation’s initiative to commemorate all underrepresented communities in the state, the agency said in a statement. Its […]
Twenty-two people were arrested after a large group marched from the International District down to the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild building on 4th Avenue South on Sept. 7. The arrests were for arson, assault, obstructing and failure to disperse. Officers recovered intact molotov cocktails dropped by rioters outside the building as officers began making arrests. […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the International District (ID), on the corner of South Jackson Street and Sixth Avenue South, sits Momo—the Asian- and Scandinavian-inspired clothing, jewelry, and home goods shop. Long viewed as a must-visit destination by locals and tourists alike, the shop will soon come to a close after 13 years […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle broke no laws while conducting racial justice training sessions for municipal employees, city officials said after receiving a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice about potential civil rights violations. City officials perceived questions from the Justice Department as an attempt by the Trump administration to defend the status quo, The […]