A consulate outreach mission, formerly called Consulate on Wheels (COW), was held in Seattle on July 21–24 at the Beacon United Methodist Church in Seattle. The four-day event is a joint community service project of the IDIC Filipino Senior & Family Services and the Fil AM React. The Honorable Consul General Neil Ferrer of the […]
Sheila Edwards Lange, president of Seattle Central College, was named chancellor of the University of Washington (UW) Tacoma on July 13. Her appointment, pending approval by the UW Board of Regents, is set to begin Sept. 16. At Seattle Central, Edwards Lange led the college’s efforts to build partnerships with local industry, government, and organizations […]
Community leader Heidi Wong has been serving as the executive director of International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation since March. The nonprofit raises funds to support the mission of ICHS. Wong has over 15 years experience in fundraising, marketing, communications, and strategic planning. She is also currently a candidate for the Masters of Nonprofit Leadership […]
The first Asian American to launch into space has been chosen as the namesake for a commercial cargo vehicle set to deliver supplies and science to the International Space Station. Northrop Grumman has christened its next Cygnus flying a commercial resupply services mission for NASA (NG-16) after Ellison Onizuka, who on Jan. 28, 1986, died […]
Nisha Ramachandran has been appointed as the new executive director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC). She assumed the new role on July 22. Founded in 1994, CAPAC is a congressional caucus of members of Congress of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage. Ramachandran becomes the first person of South Asian American […]
Despite having a full year of virtual learning, the Chinatown-International District’s Summit Sierra charter school provided the necessary resources for their students to succeed and graduated their third senior class.
In a span of three hours on the morning of Sunday, July 25, three people were killed and five were wounded in a series of unrelated shootings in the Chinatown-International District, Belltown, Pioneer Square, and Capitol Hill.
By RANDALL CHASE Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic House leaders in Delaware have indicated that they have no plans to initiate an ethics investigation that could lead to the ouster of a fellow Democrat who used a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers. Amid public backlash and calls for his […]
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Former NFL player and coach Eugene Chung is still waiting to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding an anti-Asian comment he says a team made about him during a job interview this year. Chung said on a July 26 conference call that the league never told him why […]
By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder on July 27 in four of the killings and was handed four sentences of life without parole. Robert Aaron Long, 22, still faces the […]