State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos has been selected for a 2012 Distinguished Community Service Award by the University of Washington Multicultural Alumni Partnership. Rep. Santos has served the 37th district since 1996 and is a former House Minority Whip. In addition, she has worked as a volunteer for the Wing Luke Museum, the Asian Pacific […]
In movies and other popular portrayals of human trafficking, recovery of the victims is where the narrative often ends. Yet for NGOs, law enforcement, and
In the mid 90s, advocates at the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center (APIWFSC) were alarmed by a disturbing trend in domestic violence cases.
The challenge of emceeing for an audience of more than 2,000 outdoors in 30-something-degree weather was keeping the program on time and on point.
Mei Lau and Toshi Mei
Kainos of Evangelical Chinese Church of East King County organized a clothing drive at the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)’s SeaTac office.
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) celebrated its 25th anniversary at the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall. The theme was “When Sleeping Women Wake,
Refugee Women’s Alliance held its 14th annual International Women’s Day Celebration at its main office in Seattle. The event featured ethnic foods and multicultural entertainment and activities, including an Ethiopian coffee demonstration, Vietnamese dance, and Henna hand painting.
Seattle is not a cultural desert. There were two fabulous fashion shows highlighting Asian touches shown last week. One was Bunka Women’s University fashion show from Japan at Seattle Central Community College on Sept. 27. The other was A World of Cultures presented by Refugee Women’s Alliance ReWa’s annual fund-raising dinner on Oct. 1 at […]
“ReWA has always delivered services close to the communities we serve,” said Someireh Amirfaiz, executive director of ReWA.