Fred Cordova, executive director of the national office of the Filipino American National Historical Society, died on Dec. 21, 2013. His funeral and mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, located at 820 18th Ave. in Seattle. He will be buried at the Calvary Cemetery, which […]
Filipino American organizer’s legacy ignored, but not by all
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly As with justice, a rightful place in U.S. history delayed is that place denied.
Top Contributor: Rey Pascua
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rey Pascua was the persistent and committed man who helped proclaim October as Filipino American
Catherine Giudici featured on the Bachelor
Catherine Giudici, daughter of Carey and Cynthia Giudici, is currently participating in the 17th season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.” She if half Filipino American. She has survived seven episodes and is one of the four final contestants from the original 26. Before appearing on the show, Giudici was a graphic designer working with Amazon. Her […]
‘Uncle’ Bob Santos to receive Banaag award from the president of the Philippines
The International District’s ‘Uncle’ Bob Santos will be traveling to the Philippines at the end of November to receive the “Banaag Award” from President Benigno Aquino III, as part of the country’s “Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas” program.
Point, click, and send packages to loved ones in Philippines
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Pia Dizon, a Filipino American woman, is a hero.
Heritage keepers — Women of Color Empowered honorees share secrets of the past to build brighter future
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly “If people know what their culture is, they have lots to be proud of. They also recognize other cultures and celebrate and embrace differences,” said LaVerne Hall, associate minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church and one of the honorees of Women of Color Empowered networking luncheon at New […]
In memory of… Doug Luna, chief justice, community member, and minister
Former Chief Justice Doug Luna of the Tlingit-Haida Tribes has passed away at the age of 67. He died peacefully in the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle
Senate resolution aimed to expose neglected Filipino history
Halloween has some competition. The Washington State Senate unanimously voted earlier this month to recognize October as Filipino National History Month.