The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) and Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) are proud to announce the groundbreaking of Patsy Surh Place in Tacoma’s Lincoln District.
After the results of the city council election revealed that not a single Asian American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) candidate was elected, there was widespread concern and disappointment within the community—and hope that the only AAPI candidate who ran from South Seattle would be appointed to a seat opening around the end of the year.
Despite ongoing advocacy and legislation to combat anti-Asian racism that arose after the pandemic, about a third of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders say they have experienced an act of abuse based on their race or ethnicity in the last year, including being on the receiving end of verbal harassment, slurs, physical threats or cyberbullying.
Today, Biden-Harris 2024 announced the rollout of its Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) paid media program—the earliest investment in AAPI paid media in a presidential election.
Note: Due to our limited capacity, this endorsement list is not exhaustive and inclusive of all candidates we think are worthy of our vote.
Nov. 7 is General Election Day for all voters in Washington. Ballots are mailed out by county election offices no later than Oct. 20.
An email implying that a candidate for the Newcastle City Council is a “member of the Chinese Communist Party” was denounced by civil rights groups as drawing upon a history of anti-Asian and anti-immigrant rhetoric and violence.
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Bail has been set at $30,000 for the man arrested for using a sledgehammer to smash windows at the Wing Luke Museum on Thursday.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation on Saturday to declare Asian Lunar New Year a public school holiday across New York state.