By Ador Pereda Yano Northwest Asian Weekly “Okage Sama De” (in your honored shadow): These words are important to Bill Tashima, who has taken the difficult lessons of the past and used them to advocate for social change in the present. For his long-time service to the Asian Pacific American community, Tashima is being honored […]
BLOG: Why tiger moms fail to raise leaders — 9 ways to develop confidence in kids (Part II)
By Assunta Ng “Believe you can succeed and you will.” — David Schwartz, author of “The Magic of Thinking Big” Tiger parents’ motto, “Because I said so,” no longer works effectively in society, especially in America. Forcing your kids to do well in school might not be enough for them to compete in today’s world. […]
BLOG: Why tiger moms fail to raise leaders — Part 1
By Assunta Ng I don’t need to read “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” to be a tiger mom. My mother was one, and I was a sort-of-tiger-sort-of-sheep parent. I often put on a tiger’s front, but in reality, I carried a gentle lamb’s heart.
Sam Eng receives Boy Scout North Star Award
Sam Eng received the North Star Award from the Chief Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America on April 24 at their annual volunteer recognition event, which was held at the Seattle Aquarium. The North Star award is presented to volunteers who have made a significant contribution to scouting.
Trong Pham, a man about building community
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When Trong Pham was young, he wanted to become an educational ambassador, so he could
Timothy Louie, president of Tsue Chong Noodle and Fortune Cookie Company, awarded the Silver Beaver
Scoutmaster Timothy Louie, of Boy Scout Troop 254, was honored with a Silver Beaver award at the Chief Seattle Council’s Boy Scouts of America Recognition Night, along with 18 other Silver Beaver recipients. Silver Beavers are awarded to adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youths through service to the Boy […]
April 17: Four from Boy Scout Troop 252 recognized as Eagle Scouts
Russell Kato, Taylan Yuasa, Dan Sordetto, and Harrison Chinn, of Boy Scout Troop 252, were recognized at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor
Diversity at the Top
“Dow Constantine is not a very good DJ name,” admitted the former college radio DJ and newly elected King County Executive. Instead of spinning records, Constantine chose a different path in order to serve the public. Constantine defeated Susan Hutchinson on Nov. 3 to become King County Executive.
George Uchida, 1924–2009
On May 27, George Uchida passed away from complications from a head injury. Uchida was a former scoutmaster who mentored U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke.