On Jan. 26, a delegation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders went to Olympia to meet with Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and state legislators to raise awareness on the following issues: Supporting the Clean Air Rule & organizing around climate justice (initiative 732) Closing the K-12 opportunity and achievement gap (HB 1541) Supporting the […]
A multicultural victory
On June 8, Sen. Bob Hasegawa hosted an interfaith celebration of the passage of SB 5173, a
Ron Chow receives appreciation from US Army
Ron Chow, co-founder and CEO of the Seattle Pacific Trading Company, received an appreciation from the U.S. Army on April 23 for his work to help pass Senate Bill 5114. Gov. Inslee signed the bill into law on April 22.
Washington State Senate adopts comprehensive anti-trafficking law
A comprehensive anti-trafficking bill introduced by Senator Mike Padden and adopted unanimously on March 4 by the Washington State Senate could help Washington earn the first “A” in the nation for its child sex trafficking laws.
Editorial: Suit against Arizona law is cause for concern
On July 6, the Justice Department filed suit against Arizona’s SB 1070, a controversial law scheduled to go into effect on July 29.
APA civil rights groups file a federal lawsuit against Arizona’s new immigration law
The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) in May jointly filed a federal lawsuit with other civil rights groups
May 29: NW delegation joins thousands at Arizona protest
A busload of Northwest residents joined more than 50,000 people from across the country in Arizona to demand comprehensive immigration reform and