On July 17, community members gathered to celebrate the 40th Annual InterIm CDA’s 40th summer pig roast potluck and the Danny Woo Community Garden. Deputy Mayor, Hyeok Kim, poses for a picture after reading the Seattle Mayor’s proclamation honoring Bob Santos and the Danny Woo Community Garden . The annual summer pig roast potluck gathered […]
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly As global warming causes temperatures to rise, compost piles and solar panels are going mainstream. Yet, the denizens of the International District in Seattle have been making attempts to be green since before green was cool. The ID boasts the Danny Woo Community Garden, the Recycling Depot, and recent […]
Hundreds gathered at Hing Hay Park on April 26 for the 13th annual “Comcast Cares” spring clean event in the International District. Several community groups formed teams and went to work beautifying different areas, including the Asian Counseling and Referral Service food bank and the Danny Woo Community Garden. Graffiti was painted over and trashed […]
InterIm CDA received $20,000 from Bank of America’s grant money to support operations including the Danny Woo Garden in the International District. On Oct. 19, Bank of America volunteers worked in the garden weeding, picking up trash, moving the compost pile, and picking fruit. Each year, the Danny Woo Community Garden and Children’s Garden provides […]
InterIm Community Development Authority (InterIm CDA) added Andrea Akita as director of community and housing services, effective Sept. 10. She will have oversight of InterIm CDA’s direct housing and homelessness prevention services, the Danny Woo Community Garden program, the Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) program, and sustainable neighborhood planning activities.
Join a Danny Woo Community Garden work party. Beginning March 16, you can get dirty volunteering at the garden. Sign-up for a shift between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Work parties will be held the third Saturday of each month.
By Bob Santos FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Chris Hansen, a wealthy guy who earns his living moving other people’s money around, seems extra rich right now. He wants to build a multi-purpose arena that would house NBA basketball, NHL hockey, and concerts. Hansen has acquired several hundred acres of land in the Sodo area, southwest […]
By Kabrina Wright SYLP student The Summer Youth Leadership Program, or SYLP for short, is a program organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, a nonprofit organization of the Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post. SYLP is a three-week program designed for Asian American teens to find out what it means to be Asian […]