By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly It is an event organized by Northwest Asian Weekly and the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation to mark the noteworthy achievements of local Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders. Held at the House of Hong Restaurant on Dec. 4, the 23rd annual Top Contributors to the Asian Community Award Dinner […]
By Andrew Kim Northwest Asian Weekly Nearly three decades ago, Chong Dameron was a busy lady working at North Pacific Bank (now Heritage Bank) in Tacoma. In addition to working at the bank, she was raising two daughters and running her own separate property management business. While working at the bank, she couldn’t help but […]
Korean, Vietnamese, and Cambodian Americans face a hidden disparity often masked by the myth of the “model Asian” that is healthy, prosperous, and doesn’t need any assistance. They belong to the group of “Other Asian-Americans” that have been dying at an earlier age over two decades. They are less likely to access life-saving screening […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly Top Contributor honoree Lori Wada has been on the Board of Directors of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) since April 2014.
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Marlene Rosevear, who retired over a decade ago, looks forward to her weekly six-mile commute to Tacoma. With her husband’s retirement last year, she now has someone to accompany her.
Women of Color Empowered is an event organized by a planning committee to recognize women who have made a significant contribution to their field. It strives to dispel certain stereotypes. To be held on Friday, May 15, at Ocean City Restaurant, the theme for the upcoming event is “Civic Activism: Making a Difference.”
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Community leaders are more than a little concerned over Washington state’s economic crisis. The state’s projected deficit stands at $9.3 billion through mid-2011. This deficit is the difference between how much tax money (revenue) the state government anticipates collecting over the next two years, and the cost (expenditures) of […]