The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) selected Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu to receive NAPABA’s highest honor — the Daniel K. Inouye Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of lawyers who have paved the way for the advancement of other Asian Pacific American attorneys. The awards were […]
BLOG: Lunch with Deputy Mayor Kim
Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim of Seattle invited Northwest Asian Weekly’s summer youth leadership program to have lunch at City Hall this summer. Our kids have no social status. They still have to do something to prove their worth. Yet, Kim sent me an email to invite our kids this summer back in March! I was […]
Bravo! — Congratulations to the Brava! honorees and scholarship recipients
The Women’s University Club of Seattle held its annual Brava! awards celebration April 23. The event honors outstanding women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community. Nominations for the awards are received from club members, from professional organizations, and from community leaders. The ceremony also honors scholarship […]
Awarding diversity at the top
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as
Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.
Wise words for youth — How do you overcome adversity?
“Welcome back to school. Be curious. Question everything. Serve your community.” — Kenyon S. Chan Chancellor, UW-Tacoma “It’s how we react to the adversity that matters. I encourage all students to make a goal and plan to reach that goal. When adversity strikes, step back and figure out how to remove the roadblock. When you […]
Orphaned as a child, attorney seeks to serve as judge
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Marcus Naylor was born into a South Korean orphanage and was without a family until he was 9 years old. Taken from his native country, he was adopted by a family in the United States that did not speak Korean. He spoke no English at the time. Naylor’s adopted […]
Notables march in Seattle Pride Parade
Justice Mary Yu was the special guest at the 2014 Seattle Pride Parade on June 29. She rode