Some 300 members of local mosques and churches participated in a dialogue on the Islamic and Christian perspectives on Jesus on March 27 at the Harambee Church in Renton.
Thousands rally for immigration reform
The Stand Up in Seattle for Immigration Reform rally was hosted by the Washington Immigration Reform Coalition (WIRC) for America on April 10. Attendees with smart phones texted JUSTICE to 69866 so they could receive action alerts on immigration reform via text messages. In turn, the community will help generate thousands of calls to President Obama and members of Congress in support of immigration reform.
Man comes in for photo, leaves a tea master
Some things in life come to mean much more than they seem at first glance. Things like a sentimental blanket from childhood or the wedding band on a ring finger. For 19-year-old Jeffrey McIntosh, it’s tea.
New data show major health disparities among Asian groups
Culturally appropriate care contributes to the dramatic disparity in death and disease rates among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, according to American Journal of Public Health data released in March.
Seafood City in Southcenter opens in summer
Filipino specialty grocery store Seafood City is currently being constructed at shopping complex Westfield Southcenter. It will be open for business this summer. The Westfield location will be the chain’s first store in the Pacific Northwest. Seafood City has stores in California and Nevada.
April 5: Senate hopeful Sean Salazar meets Asian leaders
Sean Salazar, who plans to run for Sen. Patty Murray’s seat in the Washington State Senate in 2010, hosted an Asian community luncheon for approximately 50 people at the House of Hong in the International District.
March 12: Marcine Anderson swears in as Shoreline judge
At a formal ceremony, Judge Marcine Anderson was sworn in to the Shoreline District Court, the first Asian American woman to do so. The swearing-in was conducted by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens at the courthouse in Shoreline.
Feb. 23: Robert Kogane appointed as Giddens head of school
Robert Kogane will transition from his role as Giddens School 2009–2010 interim head of school to head of school on July 1.
March 4: UW Women’s Center brings activist Lilly Ledbetter to Seattle
The UW Women’s Center hosted a lunch featuring Lilly Ledbetter, who shared her story of struggle for equity in the workplace. The conversation was moderated by Kathi Goertzen from KOMO 4 and took place at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. The event raised $10,000 for the Center, and about 300 people attended.
Director helms South Asian ‘Talks of the Vagina’
Anjulie Ganti is well-known in the Indian community for performing the Bharatanatyam, a well-respected Indian form of dancing.
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