The Seattle Chinese Garden, which is at South Seattle Community College (SSCC), held a public open house to celebrate the completion of the garden’s first courtyard
On Nov. 6, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) will celebrate its 75th anniversary. Alma Q. Kern is its 27th president.
The parade taught us that, despite the overwhelming number of buildings for senior housing, there are many young immigrant families living in the area.
JPMorgan Chase donated three refrigerated trucks and $50,000 to Food Lifeline, Washington’s largest hunger relief organization.
Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post Publisher Assunta Ng and Oriya filmmaker Prashanta Nanda were awarded the first Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) opened a 75-unit building called McDermott Place. The building is located in Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood and is dedicated to Congressman Jim McDermott. It will provide permanent supportive housing for 75 homeless men and women, with half of the units reserved for homeless veterans.
Tosh Tokunaga jumped out of airplanes for the United States during World War II as part of an Airborne Division that fought in Europe. On June 21, he was present at the rededication ceremony of the United States Courthouse in downtown Seattle to pay tribute to William Kenzo Nakamura, a Japanese American WWII veteran that gave his life for the United States.
On June 23, Rep. Jim McDermott readdressed the Justice for Wards Cove Workers Act, HR 3038, to correct the violation of civil rights for Filipino workers at a Seattle fish processing plant.
Rep. Jim McDermott cast his vote to support passage in the House of Representatives Sept. 23 of the Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2008.