One of our core values as a country and state is providing the best opportunity for our next generation to succeed; this means all children regardless of sex, race, ethnicity, or other defining characteristic.
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Frieda Takamura to Renton Technical College’s board of trustees, a term she will serve through Sept. 30, 2020. Takamura was president of the Renton Education Association from 1988–91 and taught junior high and high schools in Renton, Walla Walla, and Crawfordsville, Ind. She previously was the human and civil rights program […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hold a banquet in honor of the Top Contributors to the Asian Community in the past year. These honorees are passionate about improving their communities in such areas as education, health, activism, and politics.
By Senhao Liu Northwest Asian Weekly From being a teacher to a policymaker in education improvement, Frieda Takamura has contributed much during the past 40 years to the Asian Pacific Islander community.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly For the past four decades, the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) has worked to
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Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed four individuals to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Lisa Dickinson resides in Spokane. She is the owner of the Dickinson Law Firm, PLLC, where she practices business law and civil litigation. She has served on the board of the Northwest Justice Project, MLK Family Outreach Center, Rotary Club 21, […]
On Dec. 14, Gov. Chris Gregoire, along with members of the Transforming Washington’s Budget committee, announced her intention to consolidate state agencies
From school counselors and college professors to superintendents and education association presidents, the honorees were recognized for their contributions to education in Washington state.
We all have a favorite educator that shaped us into the persons we are. Well, now there’s a chance to honor some of these unsung heroes on Sept. 24 at China Harbor Restaurant.