Over 400 friends, donors, and sponsors attended the Refugee Women’s Alliance Annual Gala at Waterfront Marriott
Chinese law student seeks to help others
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Emilia Liu has found her calling. “I’m really focused on social justice,” said the student of Seattle University School of Law. Her 2014 summer externship (like an internship, but she works outside the office) at the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) finds her helping those seeking U.S. citizenship. ReWA is […]
Mahnaz Eshetu to direct ReWA
The Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) of Seattle has named Mahnaz Kourourian Eshetu as its new executive director. Eshetu assumed her duties on Dec. 1. ReWA is a multiethnic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities throughout King and Snohomish counties.
ReWA honors Amirfaiz
The Refugee Women’s Alliance hosted more than 100 people at the Northwest African American Heritage Museum Nov. 21 to bid a fond farewell to Someireh Amirfaiz, who was stepping down from her role as executive director after 12 years. Included among the people paying tribute to Amirfaiz was Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. (end)
Gala supports refugee women
The Refugee Women’s Alliance fundraising dinner was on Sept. 20 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on Sept. 20. Attending dignitaries included Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, State Rep. Cyrus Habib and State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos.
21 new American citizens naturalized at ReWA event
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Twenty-one new United States citizens, 19 of them women, were naturalized on Aug. 26 at a ceremony hosted by the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) in celebration of Women’s Equality Day. Seven of the new citizens came to the United States as refugees.
ReWA’s Amirfaiz sends message of hope and resiliency
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly For the thousands of new immigrants and refugees who make Washington state their home each year, there are immediate
Refugee Women’s Alliance hosts 2012 Gala
The Refugee Women’s Alliance hosted its 2012 Gala on Friday, Sept. 14, celebrating a year of expansion, growth, and continued service.
Tweet from McKenna policy aide draws protest in International District
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The area around Rob McKenna’s campaign office in the International District was quiet around
ReWA celebrates with 2011 Annual Gala
The Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) held its annual gala on Sept. 16, featuring dance performances and music from around the world. The event was held at Marion McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. ReWA is a multi-ethnic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities throughout King and Snohomish […]