By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly U.S. Congressman Mike Honda stood up for the All Students Count Act at a rally in Washington D.C. on July 31. Congressman Honda, a Democrat from California, <!–more–>proposed a bill, the All Students Count Act, which requires state education agencies to report more enhanced data in their annual state […]
UW President will address recruiter position controversy
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When students and members of the Asian community learned that the University of Washington (UW) was discontinuing the Southeast Asian Student Recruiter position, they were in disbelief.
“Yellowface” controversy over the “The Mikado” — Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly On Sunday, July 20, while standing outside the Seattle Repertory Theatre to protest the Seattle Gilbert and
Seminar inspires Asian American women to lead
The Center for Asian Pacific American Women (CAPAW) will be holding a special regional conference in Portland, Ore., for Asian Pacific American women who seek to become leaders in their communities.
API bands compete in Kollaboration showcase
Five local API bands will vie for the chance to compete at Kollaboration Star in L.A. next fall.
Diversity Makes a Difference —Part 2
Compiled by Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates
Kollaboration Seattle hosts online auditions
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Kollaboration Seattle has opened its auditions to the digital world in seeking diverse and talented Asian and Pacific Islander performance artists for its fifth annual showcase. Performers can submit their auditions online at KollaborationSeattle.org/Auditions until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9.
President’s nominations include APIs
President Obama sent his judicial and departmental nominations to the U.S. Senate on Jan. 6. Among the nearly 250 names submitted were the following members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities: Vince Girdhari Chhabria, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, vice Susan Y. Illston, retired.
CAPAA has vacancy
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) is currently accepting applications to fulfill the position of commissioner as part of its board. CAPAA serves to improve the well being of Asian Pacific Americans by ensuring their access to participation in the fields of government, business, education and other areas.
CAPAC welcomes Karystal Ka’ai as new executive director
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) welcomed Krystal Ka’ai as its new executive director on Sept 12.
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