By Daphne Kwok Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.
APIs are generally a healthy bunch
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Basically, you’re as healthy as you can afford to be.<!–more–> Like every subgroup, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have health concerns specific to them, often connected to immigrant or refugee status, income, access to health care, and, of course, genetics. Some of the most noticeable health issues for the […]
EDITORIAL: Gary Locke’s impact on China and America
The future is wide open for Ambassador Gary Locke, who will be returning home from China in March. Never flashy, Locke seems to have spent his career steadily increasing his leadership positions without ever appearing to be power hungry. Locke is quiet, almost nerdy, and more concerned with achievable successes than flamboyant glory. It’s an […]
Write an essay, win a cash prize
To provide students an opportunity for self-expression and stimulate creative thought, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance will hold a National Essay Contest at Northeast Seattle Library, located at 6801 35th Ave. N.E., on Saturday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. The contest is geared toward educating students on the cultural heritage and the contributions […]
White House increases outreach to limited English speakers
Last month, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened a daylong summit for federal agencies to discuss how to improve outreach to limited English proficient (LEP) communities.
APDC votes to back Jeff Chen in Medina case
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) voted on Sept. 11 to officially
COMMENTARY: No Justice For Jeff Chen
By Doug Chin Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly The decision by federal Judge Thomas Zilly to overturn the unanimous verdict of an eight-person jury that the City of Medina and City Manager Donna Hanson fired Police Chief Jeff Chen because of racial discrimination and to order a new trial was atrocious.
Bruce Lee statue debuts in LA Chinatown
By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bronze statue of martial arts star Bruce Lee has been unveiled in Los Angeles’ Chinatown to mark the neighborhood’s 75th anniversary.
Cathay Post 186 holds annual Memorial Day services
Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion held their annual Memorial Day services in Hing Hay Park on May 27.
Smithsonian APA director on history and the Wing Luke
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Museums are essential to telling the Asian American story, said Konrad Ng, director of the Asian Pacific
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