The Women of Color Empowered luncheon honored 11 female educators on Sept. 24 at the China Harbor Restaurant. Despite the fact that the event honored women
On Friday, June 11, the Washington Department of Financial Institutions closed Seattle-based Washington First International Bank (WFIB) because it didn’t have enough capital.
What do Susan Amini, Sharon Sakamoto, and Sheryl Willert have in common? They, along with the rest of the Women of Color Empowered (WoCE) honorees, are powerhouses in law. Some are lawyers championing …
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …
In a year of recession gloom, business closures, and newspapers dying in droves — why are we, a small paper, still here? Why didn’t we fear that Northwest Asian Weekly would be next? Why didn’t we blame the competition that caused us so much grief, such as Craigslist and other Internet advertising? Why do we feel lucky, energized, and strengthened by the economic turmoil?
The day before the Diversity at the Top dinner, a group of Republicans held a fundraising event at the China Harbor Restaurant for Attorney General Rob McKenna, a hopeful candidate for the 2012 Washington state gubernatorial race.
On any given day, Yoshi Minegishi checks his schedule and reviews the many tasks he has in his queue.
Fifteen women of Color elected officials including Asian, Black, Latino and Native American descent, were honored at China Harbor Restaurant by the Women of Color Empowered. More than 230 women and men attended. Among them, two were white, King County Sheriff Sue Rahr and Tukwila city Councilmember Joan Hernandez. Some questioned why. White is a […]
“Music (ethnic, jazz or classical) soothes our soul. In this turbulent time, we can reduce our anxiety by listening to awardees’ outstanding achievement and wonderful music.” Yoshi Minegishi (community volunteer)
Born and raised in Seattle, Deems Tsutakawa draws upon life experience for his music. Although Tsutakawa’s grandparents are from Japan, he describes his life experience as “an American experience.”