Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General: “I formed a Civil Rights Unit in the Attorney General’s Office to combat discrimination and fight for fairness and dignity for every Washingtonian. Inspired by former Assistant Attorney General, civil rights attorney, and Seattle City Councilmember Wing Luke, I named my Civil Rights Unit after him. If you have […]
The Roberto Maestas Youth Leadership Institute will be hosting a book signing and discussion panel on the newly released book: “Gang of Four: Four Leaders, Four Communities, One Friendship” at El Centro de la Raza on Wednesday, December 9. The event will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. It will be held at the El Centro […]
Initiative 1366 — NO Initiative 1401 — YES Advisory Vote No. 10 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 11 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 12 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 13 — Maintained King County Charter Amendment No. 1 — NO Proposition No. 1 — APPROVED Assessor: Lloyd Hara Director of Elections: Julie Wise or […]
John Lee is running for Council Position #6 in Bothell. He grew up in Bothell, is a former UW Husky and obtained his MBA from Seattle University. According to his campaign website, John is concerned with the issues that come with growth in Bothell and supports building infrastructure to keep up with growing needs. He […]
University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Metropolitan King County Council adopted legislation Nov. 2 on how the County will honor requests by the federal government for the detention of immigrants in the King County Jail.
The Low Income Housing Institute celebrated 20 years of providing housing and services to the community with its 9th annual gala and auction at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle on Oct. 28. During the past two years, LIHI staff have developed more than 3,600 units stretching across six counties. Their portfolio includes 1,845 units housing over […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly King County, Assessor Lloyd Hara (ran unopposed) — 98.55 percent of the vote King County, Director of Elections Mark Green — 22.89 percent Sherril Huff — 76.62 percent King County, Council District No. 2 Larry Gossett (ran unopposed) — 98.17 percent King County, Council District No. 4 Larry Phillips […]
The grand opening celebration for the Low Income Housing Institute’s (LIHI) Gossett Place took place at its location in the University District (4719 12th Ave. N.E.). Gossett Place is named in honor of King County Council chair and human rights champion Larry Gossett. Named as one of the most influential graduates of the University of […]