The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) hosted its annual Lunar New Year Banquet and Silent Auction on the night of Saturday,
Trong Pham, a man about building community
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When Trong Pham was young, he wanted to become an educational ambassador, so he could
COMMENTARY: Increasing the relevance of minority voters, from an ethnic media perspective
By Julie Pham New America Media In May 2012, minority newborns began to outnumber their white counterparts in the United States. But even with an African American president and the huge growth of minority populations, why is it that we as minorities are still far from exercising the full potential of our political power as […]
Women of color honored for building the future
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played […]
Women of color build a diverse and promising future
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Race and ethnicity has been a key issue in this year’s elections, which is why the group of women
EDITORIAL: Approaching the changes to Yesler Terrace with an open mind
Recently, the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a proposal that would clear the way for a dramatic makeover of Yesler Terrace. The overarching concern for the community is whether this makeover would lead to rising rent that would push out the small mom-and-pop businesses that have long lent charm to the International District community. The […]
Northwest Vietnamese News celebrates 25 years
On Dec. 4, Nguoi Viet Tay Bac (Northwest Vietnamese News) celebrated its 25th anniversary at the House of Hong in the International District.
Sept 14: 5 Asian Americans among PSBJ’s 40 under 40 honorees
The Puget Sound Business Journal celebrated its 2011 40 under 40 honorees at an event at Showbox Sodo in Seattle. More than 350 people attended.
May 20: Christine Chen, Hoan Do, and Julie Pham win awards at APA Heritage Bash
The Second Annual Verizon Wireless APA Heritage Bash was held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle. The main feature of the event was the Asian Pacific American Community Roast Awards.
June 2: Julie Pham, Hasegawa Dentistry, high school students, and others honored at Rainier lunch
Scholarship winners from Cleveland, Franklin, Garfield, Rainier Beach, and Southlake High Schools and others were honored at the Rainier Chamber President’s Lunch at New Holly Gathering Hall.