Sheila Burrus has been named Executive Director of the Filipino Community of Seattle. Burrus is the immediate past president of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest, and a 2011 Northwest Asian Weekly Pioneer honoree. She is a State Farm insurance agent in Seattle. (end)
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) welcomed Krystal Ka’ai as its new executive director on Sept 12.
“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly Before he’d taken his SATs, driven a car, or even knew which high school he was attending, Kelly Aramaki had a profound experience that would influence his future career. It […]
By Halden Lin Summer Youth Leadership Program As a musician and a person who experiments with various forms of art, including
To the Class of 2013, congratulations and may your dreams come true! “When walking, swing your arms. Reach out for the opportunities that await you; reach back to help those who follow.” — Major General Tracy Garrett “Success isn’t about how much money you make, or how much you accumulate. It is about the relationships […]
Kelly Aramaki, 37, currently the principal of Beacon Hill International School, will become the Executive Director of Schools for the Southeast Region, Superintendent José Banda announced in a statement June 3.
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Northwest Asian Weekly asked several
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Local members of the Asian and Pacific American community believe that they are not receiving adequate attention and engagement from the Seattle Police Department.
The Northwest Asian Weekly 30th Anniversary Gala, to be hosted on Oct. 5 at the Seattle Sheraton, will be crawling with Seattle-area celebrities. In addition to KOMO news anchor Molly Shen and former KIRO chief meteorologist Andy Wappler, who will both be hosting the event, are former City Councilmember Dolores Sibonga; former King County Executive […]