Bettie Luke, Ali Lee and Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman represented the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Seattle in the CACA national legislative and education team to Washington DC last week. They participated in the first summit for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders where President Obama’s cabinet members and API leaders discussed issues regarding AAPIs. Three key issues […]
By Alice Day NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Professional development,” “networking,” and “community service” are the three pillars of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), a nonprofit, professional organization with more than 25 chapters in the United States and Canada.
Albert Shen, Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees chair, has been officially appointed to be National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency, which is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington DC as of Aug. 15. Shen had a going away party at the Amber Lounge where friends and colleagues said their […]
Albert Shen has been appointed by the White House as the Deputy Director of Minority Business Development Agency, a division of the US Department of Commerce. Shen will be starting his new position on Aug. 18. Shen, a son of two Taiwanese immigrants, was born in Pullman, WA. He ran for Seattle City Council last […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Mt. Zion Baptist Church was nearly overflowing Friday, Jan. 17, when hundreds gathered for the <!–more–>40th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration, presented by Seattle Community Colleges. Celebrants included school children, a contingency from the Seattle Police Department, Mayor Ed Murray, council members, and other dignitaries. The […]
By Assunta Ng “Fire, fire!” said my staff, rushing into the Asian Weekly’s office, on Dec. 24, 2013. The alarm of a fire engine became intolerably loud, and fire engines kept coming into Chinatown until all of South King Street was blocked. I dashed out, standing among the many onlookers, watching the fire destroying the […]
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly More than two hundred people gathered at the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) building in South Seattle Friday night for the API Candidates Forum, a historic collaboration of 15 organizations to bring API concerns straight to electoral candidates.
Twelve Asian Pacific American (APA) organizations are cosponsoring a candidate forum on Oct. 11 to provide the APA community with information from the candidates regarding their thoughts and responses to community needs and interests.
“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly State Sen. Ed Murray and incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn will be moving on to the general election in November, along with seven of the eight APA candidates who competed in the primary, initial ballot returns show.