By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Restaurant Alliance called it “disappointing,” City Councilmember Kshama Sawant called it a “historic victory,” the immigrant-rights group OneAmerica said it was “a critical first step,” and the International Franchise Association is filing a lawsuit against the City of Seattle — all because Seattle City Council unanimously approved […]
Minority biz owners ‘no longer silent’
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Following the “$15 Now” signs carried by demonstrators in downtown Seattle last February, there are new signs on the proposed $15 minimum wage with the words, “SAVE IMMIGRANT JOBS AND SMALL BUSINESSES.”
Filipino American to head Edmonds Community College?
When Rachel Solemsaas’s late grandmother went to college, she was the first person in her family to do so.
UW Ethnic Cultural Center to get a facelift; firm comprised of UW alumni appointed as architects for project
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Community. This is the theme Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) supporters envision in renovating the University of Washington building which serves as a sanctuary for student groups of color. In May, the UW Services and Activities Fee Committee, a student governing body, will decide if they should make a recommendation […]