A group of diverse women met Seattle City Council candidates, Tanya Woo, and Joy Hollingsworth at the Joyale Restaurant on Sept. 21.
Upon the spot where she launched other protests to support the Chinatown-International District (CID) in its struggle to survive, Seattle City Council candidate Tanya Woo at noon kicked off another march on Tuesday.
In a bid to strengthen community ties and gain support from diverse backgrounds, six Seattle City Council candidates came together on Aug. 26 for a meet and greet event at the home of Shiao-Yen Wu.
A candidate forum for a position on the Seattle City Council, scheduled for July 20, is embroiled in controversy after the campaign for Tanya Woo took exception that the moderator for the A&NHPI Candidate Forum, Dae Shik Kim, worked for the campaign of Tammy Morales.
Close to 100 people attended Tanya Woo’s kick off campaign on April 21 for Seattle City Council at the Rainier Beach Community Center.
By Sejal Parikh Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Imagine getting a text at 5:11 a.m. instructing you that you had just been added to the work schedule and were expected to be on the job at 6:30 a.m. Imagine trying to raise a child when both you and your spouse don’t find out until Thursday […]
The process to rename International Children’s Park in Seattle’s International District after the beloved community activist Donnie Chin is moving forward. On April 12, Mayor Ed Murray sent to the Seattle City Council a resolution seeking the Council’s support of renaming the park from “International Children’s Park” to “Donnie Chin International Children’s Park.”
The 2016 delegates of the Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) program have now returned to the United States. In its 16th year, JALD provides the opportunity for a select group of Japanese American leaders to travel to Japan to engage with Japanese leaders. This year’s delegation, which included Seattle City Council president Bruce Harrell, visited […]
By Phuong Le Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — As homeless deaths mounted last fall in Seattle, elected officials declared an emergency, resorting to a tool often reserved for natural disasters to confront the burgeoning population of people living on the streets. The mayor opened a new city-sanctioned homeless encampment and committed millions more dollars to […]
On Feb. 13, at the grand opening of the Yesler Hill Climb, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that he has submitted a resolution to Seattle City Council to rename the International Children’s Park in Chinatown in honor of Donnie Chin, the former International District Emergency Center head, who was fatally shot in July 2015. The […]