By Assunta Ng Democrat gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee, a former congressman, invited me to chat with him at the Panama Hotel recently. Inslee and Organizing for America opened their office close to the International District on Rainier Avenue South. Will Inslee do a better job than his fellow Democrat, current Governor Christine Gregoire, if he […]
Jay Inslee and Organizing for America open office on Rainier Avenue South
Jay Inslee and Organizing for America opened their office last week on 901 Rainier Avenue South at the corner of South Charles Street and Rainier Avenue South. The office opening was marked by a visit from Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, and nearly 700 people. The office will serve as […]
BLOG: How Nate Miles rocked the house at MLK event
Keynote speaker Nate Miles rocked Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his fiery delivery, passionate cry for social, economic, and civil rights justices, and dramatic storytelling at “Leaders and Leadership” last Friday, an event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Organized by the Seattle Community Colleges, the annual event brought together the young and […]
BLOG: A behind-the-scenes peek at Inslee’s Chinatown visit
Three Chinatown organizations impressed Congressman Jay Inslee, a gubernatorial candidate, with their history, a toast, Chinese welcoming sign, and reception in his honor on Jan 8. What Inslee didn’t know was that some of the members of these associations had already given money to the campaign of his opponent, Attorney General Rob McKenna.
Jay Inslee tours Chinatown/International District
On Jan. 7, Jay Inslee met with Chinese businesses and business associations in the International District as part of a walking tour.
Densho receives half a million in grants from U.S. Department of the Interior
On June 23, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Rep. Jay Inslee (WA-01) toured the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. They advocated for funding of the educational installation at the site.
Jan. 17: Jimmy Locke remembered
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue for Jimmy Locke, who passed away on Jan. 5 in Seattle. Locke was a veteran
Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000
InterIm Community Development Association held its 2010 Annual Gala Luncheon at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.
Aug. 7: Colleen Hanabusa in Seattle for fundraiser
Colleen Hanabusa, a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, is running for U.S. Congress. There was a fundraiser in Seattle at the Madison 100 Hotel in her honor.
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