The Asian & Pacific Islander American Fund (AAIASF) recently announced that they will be awarding $2,500 scholarships to students from 10 schools across the country, including South Seattle Community College, which will receive 15 scholarships. All of the schools are Asian American Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPSI) serving institutions. The deadline to apply is Oct. […]
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Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted their annual Walk for Rice on June 29, raising over $200,000 for the ACRS food bank.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) honored their longest working employees in December, highlighting the careers of some of their most dedicated team members. In addition to those honored, several employees have been with ICHS for nearly the organization’s entire 40-year existence.
Legacy House, the SCIDpda program designed to provide culturally appropriate care and housing for low-income community seniors, received a check in the amount of $500 from CenturyLink’s Pacific Asian American Network (PAAN) on Thursday, Dec. 13 to help support programs for low income senior citizen residents.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Dearborn Park Elementary was awarded a Super School award last Friday, Oct. 26, for its performance in
By Sonya Ross THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as 700,000 minority voters under age 30 may not be able to cast a ballot in November because of photo ID laws in certain states, according to a new study. The lower turnout could affect several House races, as well as the tight presidential […]
On Feb. 28, Highline Public Schools in Burien announced that their new superintendent will be Dr. Susan Enfield, Seattle Public Schools’ current interim superintendent. Enfield will start at Highline on July 1. We believe this is a huge loss for Seattle Public Schools (SPS). Enfield took over SPS after a financial scandal ousted Maria Goodloe-Johnson. […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Despite the downturned economy, opportunities are thriving for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (APIs) that want to be involved in business, government, and community and other non-governmental organizations, as the Year of the Dragon unfolds. Indeed, with 2012 being a U.S. presidential election year, greater participation and involvement are more […]
Here is a story that we read online recently, and maybe it’s familiar to you, too. A six-year-old child opens gifts upon mountains of brightly colored gifts. The holiday gifts are from various relatives, but mostly, they are from the child’s grandparents, who must have spent hundreds of dollars on the presents.