By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly According to the city, the First Hill Streetcar was supposed to help the International District grow, but so far local businesses say the only thing it’s grown is the list of transportation-related issues that have slowed the neighborhood’s already sluggish economic recovery.
APA Legislative Day set to take place in Olympia
More than 1,000 Asians and Pacific Islanders, collectively speaking over 20 languages, are expected to participate in this year’s Asian Pacific American Legislative Day in Olympia, the largest pan-Asian Pacific American gathering of its kind in the nation.
ICHS nationally recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home
International Community Health Services received national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), issued by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA issued the recognition after an extensive review of the International District and Holly Park clinics. The recognition credits medical facilities that combine access, teamwork, and technology to deliver quality care and […]
ICHS part of community vigil to support health center funding
On Nov. 30, about 400 supporters of Seattle community health centers — including International Community Health Services (ICHS) supporters — gathered at Swedish Medical Center for a candlelight vigil to call upon lawmakers to save safety net programs and help people in need.
At ICHS Clinic, students receive access to health care for academic success
By Brad Wong When teenager Jiahao Hu stepped into the International Community Health Services school-based health center in Seattle in September, he spotted a familiar face – Anthony Chen, an ICHS staff member. The two had met during a summer program and Hu, a student at the Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center, had arrived that day […]
Aug. 27: Sheng-Yu Foundation awards $226,000 in grants to Seattle-area nonprofits
At an awards ceremony at Meydenbauer Center, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation awarded $226,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations to improve health and education.
Commentary: First Hill Streetcar to threaten access to International District Village Square
By Teresita Batayola, Maiko Winkler-Chin, and Janice Deguchi For Northwest Asian Weekly Approaching International District/Chinatown from the southeast, you are quickly in the midst of vibrant activity centered on 8th Avenue South, with South Dearborn and South Lane Streets as its borders.
More services for Asians? An unexpected benefit in tolling 520
When the groundhog failed to see its shadow this past February, people were eager to usher in spring early. But as trees and flower begin to bloom
Local APIs band together with national orgs to protest federal budget cuts
Organizations representing and serving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities across the country joined together on March 17
November: ICHS accepts $22,566 from AH&T to continue to help patients
International Community Health Services (ICHS) accepted a check for $22,566 from AH&T, a national insurance firm with offices in downtown Seattle.