The Asian Community Leadership Foundation’s (ACLF) dinner was held on May 16. There were approximately 130 people in attendance, including Mayor Ed Murray. This was the 15th ACLF Community Leaders Program graduation class. The class project this year was in partnership with Southeast Asian American Access in Education Coalition. Nate Caminos and Mark Okazaki were […]
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) announced that Mark Okazaki is the winner of the Kip Tokuda Award. The Kip Tokuda Award recognizes a community member that has demonstrated outstanding contributions to ACLF and the Asian Pacific Islander Community. Past winners of the Kip Tokuda Award include Vera and Joey Ing, Rep. Sharon […]
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) and 21 Progress announced a partnership to help undocumented Asian Pacific Islander youth connect with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) resources.
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly There are over 470,000 Asian and Pacific Americans (APAs) currently living in Washington. Overall, Chinese
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Kip Tokuda, a former four-term state representative from the 37th district and community activist who founded the Asian Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF), was past president of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and served on the Mayor’s Seattle Police Department 20/20 initiative passed away on July 13. He was 66.
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leader held their 13th annual Community Leaders Program graduation dinner on Nov. 17, 2012 at South Seattle Community College. In addition to celebrating the graduates, the dinner also raised money for the program next year and honored Mai Nguyen, winner of the Kip Tokuda award.
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) and WAPI Community Services will partner to create a safe community lounge for youth in the International District. The lounge will provide a safe space for youth who are unable to visit WAPI’s new offices in south Seattle due to lack of transportation and feeling unsafe from […]
The State of Washington Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF)
The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) recently announced the launch of a fellowship opportunity for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students to build their legislative and public policy analysis skills on issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community.
Past and present members of the Asian Pacific Islander Leadership Foundation’s (ACLF) Community Leaders Program had its 10-year reunion at Twist Lounge in Belltown. ♦