More than 50 volunteers from the Seahawks and their partners Delta Air Lines and The Mission Continues helped landscape and clean museum cases at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall on June 14. The volunteer project was part of the NFL’s 100 year celebration and “Huddle for 100” campaign, which urges each person to volunteer 100 minutes of their time to a community cause.
CISC brought together 300 community leaders at its 47th annual Friendship Dinner & Auction on May 18.
This painting illustrates the challenges and dangers that Chinese workers faced in the 19th century by Jake Lee.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang made an appearance at Gas Works Park in Seattle on May 3 as part of his Humanity First campaign tour to talk about his three main policy proposals: universal basic income that would provide $1,000 a month to every adult over 18 in the country, health care for all, and a new form of capitalism focused on human welfare.
The Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month Celebration was held at the Seattle Center Armory on May 5 as part of API Heritage Month.
With over 500 attendees, the 2019 White Center Khmer New Year Celebration hosted by the Cambodian Cultural Alliance of Washington (CCAW) celebrated its annual street festival on April 27.
On March 31, several dignitaries gathered at Sea-Tac Airport to kick-off the return of Japan Airlines’ (JAL) Seattle to Tokyo flight. Hideki Kikuyama of JAL, Yoichiro Yamada, the Consul General of Japan in Seattle, Port Commission President Courtney Gregoire, Ben Minicucci of Alaska Airlines, and Steve Koo of American Airlines took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (the Wing) had its 2019 dinner and auction, Faces of Americana, on March 23. The program featured keynote speaker Monyee Chau, a visual artist who tells stories that heals, breaks down stereotypes, and uplifts communities of color. Funds raised at this dinner will support the […]
The Bellevue Collection Lunar New Year celebration was held on March 2 in Bellevue Square’s Center Court. Rescheduled from February due to snow, it was a spectacular and colorful day filled with dance, music and art, including traditional events such as the Lion Dance and the Dragon Parade. PHOTOS BY BECKY CHAN
The Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post held their annual Lunar New Year Children’s Parade and Costume Contest in Seattle’s International District on March 2. See the bright, colorful costumes and the creations that took home the top prizes.