Last week, many in the Asian community came together to honor their own — if anyone can call the wildly diverse countries of China, Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Japan, and Philippines all one’s own, which they do. It was the Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual Top Contributors celebration at the House of Hong.
Northwest Area Foundation elects Hyeok Kim to board
Hyeok Kim, of Seattle, has been elected to the Northwest Area Foundation Board of Directors. She will begin her three-year term at the regularly scheduled board meeting in February 2014. Kim, a native of Seoul, Korea, is the executive director of Interim Community Development Association, a nonprofit affordable housing and community development organization serving Asian, […]
BLOG: Hong Kong continues to amaze me…
By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong more than four decades ago. Each time I return to my hometown, it continues to surprise me with innovations. Seattle can learn from it, too.
APIs not using new immigrant program
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Although a government program gives undocumented immigrants the opportunity to gain status and prevent the possibility of deportation, few Asian Pacific Islanders are utilizing the program.
EDITORIAL: Let’s encourage exceptional Americans
People sneak into America for all sorts of reasons: more freedom, better economic opportunities, escape from repression, the American Dream. Some people come for no reason other than it’s where their parents brought them when they were too young to know what was happening.
School opens language for families of deaf adoptees
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly When Lisa Spencer and her husband Art adopted their son Nathan three years ago from China at 6 and 1/2, the new family had language challenges that most foreign adoptee families don’t face.
SYLP: The life of a TCK
By Cindy Lee Summer Youth Leadership Program “Cindy, we’re moving to __________ in a few weeks.”
Donald Hellmann — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly Donald Hellmann was a fresh-faced graduate from Princeton University when he was drafted and sent to Korea in the mid 1950s. When returned to the United States a few years […]
Finding motherhood a different way — A local mom’s long, rewarding road to motherhood through adoption
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly After Alma Corpuz married her husband over a decade ago, she knew that she had more love to give.
EDITORIAL: On what it means to be Asian Pacific American
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a good time to reflect on what it means to be Asian Pacific American. Our community is one of the most diverse minority groups in the United States and is made up of families that have been here for generations and those that have just arrived. Despite our differences, […]
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