By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY With recent news of the closure of the Belltown Community Center, could that put the International District/Chinatown Community Center at risk, too? According to an October 2018 Seattle Times article, the International District/Chinatown Community Center, located at 719 8th Avenue South, is among the least used community centers in […]
Jeff Widener, Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer of the infamous “Tank Man” will be speaking to the community Saturday, May 2, 2p.m. at the International District/Chinatown Community Center (719 8th Ave. S., Seattle). Widener will be discussing “Tank Man” known for its striking portrayal of a single figure that stops a lineup of tanks after the […]
By Jae Hong, MD, Summit Cardiology, UW Northwest Hospital It’s hard to believe, but today, about 76.4 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. Some studies have shown that Asian Americans, along with African Americans, Mexican Americans, American Indians and native Hawaiians are at a greater risk of high […]
The public is invited to share ideas and offer input into plans for the renovation and expansion of Hing Hay Park at a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 6–8 p.m. at the International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S., in Seattle.
Since the International District/Chinatown Community Center opened in 2005, it has enjoyed high usage rates and a large amount of community support. It’s been an issue the ID could unite around. When the original plans didn’t include a gym, the community responded by raising $2 million to ensure adequate facilities. Unfortunately, it’s in danger — […]
By Assunta Ng Oh, yes. Chinese leaders such as President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao work out using Chinese aerobics, of course! The leaders’ Tai Chi instructor, Grand Master Chen Zhenglei, was in Seattle from May 24 to May 28. Master Hong Yijiao invited Grand Master Chen, who presented seminars at The Wing […]
By Assunta Ng By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Since the founding of our Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP) in 1995, more than 500 students have benefited. The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the newspaper, created the three-week, all-expenses-paid leadership and community-building training camp to benefit more than 30 greater Seattle area […]
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave Carolee Boyd and Sarah Coleman mayoral recognition for their work over the years, teaching immigrants English
Around 12:06 a.m. on July 8, a fire woke up and scared residents in a century-old, mixed-used building at 1007 S. Weller St.
Ten students received $2,000 scholarships from the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP). This is the first time the Foundation partnered up with the Boeing Company.