Pramila Jayapal launched her campaign at the New Holly Gathering Hall on April 1 in the race to be a representative in the Washington State Senate’s 37th District. Jayapal is the founder of OneAmerica, Washington state’s largest immigrant and refugee advocacy organization, and is a national advocate for immigrant, civil, and human rights. She has […]
Author Angie Chau reads from her book, ‘Quiet As They Come’
On Feb. 23, the Vietnamese Friendship Association and PeaceTrees Vietnam collaborated together for an evening of conversation about connections to Vietnam. The special guest of the evening was Angie Chau, the author of “Quiet As They Come,” a collection of fictional short stories. The event was held at the New Holly Gathering Hall.
How redistricting affects communities of color
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Majority minority districts will lead to more civic participation in communities of color,” said Cherry Cayabyab, project director of United for Fair Representation, which is a coalition that works through the Win/Win Network to push for, among other things, a 10th congressional district that is made up primarily of […]
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.
Aug. 20: Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation raises more than $30,000 for scholarships and libraries
The Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation (VNSF) held its 6th Annual Benefit Event at the New Holly Gathering Hall. The event drew more than 80 guests
Sex offender concerns south Seattle residents
Public indignation was aroused in south Seattle when Joseph Aqui, a level III sex offender, was relocated into the Othello neighborhood without the knowledge of many of the nearby residents. Othello is a predominately Asian neighborhood.