By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The name, “Donnie Chin Children’s Park” received around 95 percent of the votes at a March 17 meeting to rename the current International Children’s Park. Ninety attendees voted on three possible names: Donnie Chin International Children’s Park, Donnie Chin Children’s Park, and Donnie Chin Memorial Park. Seattle Mayor Ed […]
COMMENTARY: Naming the Children’s Park after Donnie Chin — Seattle Parks and Recreation superintendent offers alternatives
By Douglas Chin For Northwest Asian Weekly While not committing to the Asian American community’s request to rename the International Children’s Park at Seventh Avenue South and South Lane Street after the late Donnie Chin, Seattle’s Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesus Aguirre offered several ways his department could memorialize and honor Chin’s legacy. The Parks […]
COMMENTARY: Donnie Chin: A man of his people
By OCA-Greater Seattle For Northwest Asian Weekly We at OCA-Greater Seattle are stunned, shocked, and saddened by the loss of our friend, Donnie Chin. Our condolences go out to his family. Donnie embodied what is best about our community. He was selfless, caring, hard-working, and modest; a true hero for all of us in the […]
How do we honor Donnie Chin?
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The community is still grieving Donnie Chin’s death. There are several ways which we can help the community to heal. One is to help the police to find the killer(s). Meantime, here is what the community can do to honor Chin. 1. Continue IDEC’s mission Teresita Batayola, International Community Health […]