“He loved the kids of this neighborhood. Last month a toddler ran into King St and got hit by a car. Donnie responded first. The three generations of this family just stopped by Sun May to show him the baby was okay. Besides being our safety and medical emergency responder, Donnie was a community history […]
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Seward Park on June 28 for the 24th annual Walk for Rice
Join a 2.5-mile walk (or run) to fight hunger on Saturday, June 28, at Seward Park in Seattle, from 8 a.m. to noon. In its 24th year, the Walk for Rice is a community fundraiser to benefit Seattle’s Asian Counseling & Referral Service food bank.
Louis Watanabe, 1st vice-chair and precinct committee officer for the 37th district Democrats, has announced his candidacy for the Washington State Senate. He is a former Bellevue College teacher and software engineer. He has served on the boards of the Asian Counseling & Referral Service, the UW Consulting & Business Development Center, the National Association […]
The ACLU of Washington honored civil rights leader Diane Narasaki with its top award for civil liberties at the ACLU of Washington Bill of Rights Celebration Dinner on Nov. 10 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In contrast to the star chefs’ demonstrations at the Asian Counseling & Referral Service benefit gala on Oct. 6, David Ma walked onto the stage without any fanfare. But, despite this, the first words he spoke caught the audience’s attention. He revealed his 30-year struggle of fighting to change […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Born in Seoul, Sung Yang is the chief of staff for King County Executive Dow Constantine. In this role, Yang oversees and directs the executive’s major initiatives, the central coordination between policy, communications, and external relations, and the executive’s administrative staff and office operations. Prior to joining the executive’s […]
By Assunta Ng This week, I’ve benefited from many words of wisdom. I thought I’d share them with you.
To many U.S. citizens of Japanese ancestry, the use of the term “Jap” is considered a racial slur with a hate-filled history going all the way back to World War II.
‘Tis the season to binge on poultry and decorate a tree. ‘Tis also the season to take time to thank those who have been influential and inspirational.Northwest Asian Weekly and the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring top contributors to the Asian community on Dec. 5.