When former Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani called me about his new restaurant, my first reaction was, “Why?” Then, “What’s the name? Where?”
The Seattle community celebrated the life of Kip Tokuda at Tokuda’s public memorial on July 21 at the University of Washington. Over 800 people attended, with reflections presented by Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, Jill Nishi, King County Exec. Dow Constantine, Betsy Wells, Laurie Lippold, Lori Matsukawa, State Rep. Eric Pettigrew, and Dale Minami. […]
The Low Income Housing Institute and the Home Depot Foundation have had a good working relationship. The two organizations have partnered for over three years to develop and administer housing projects for veterans, and that makes the elimination of LIHI from the Home Depot Foundation’s Aprons in Action competition all the more heartbreaking, especially because […]
InterIm Community Development Association hosted their annual Refresh Gala on Saturday, April 6, raising funds to support their low-income housing programs. In total, the event raised over $130,000, which will go towards providing housing and services to immigrants and refugees.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This week, two local nonprofit organizations have announced their plans to merge.<!–more–> Near the end of 2007, Sharyne Shiu Thorton stepped up to become the executive director (ED) of nonprofit International District Housing Alliance. Months later, in early 2008, Hyeok Kim became the ED of InterIm Community Development Association […]
By Assunta Ng This week, I’ve benefited from many words of wisdom. I thought I’d share them with you.
However, on Jan. 29 at China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle, men and women of all ages and ethnicities will get a chance to peek into the conference room as powerful women of various backgrounds, who own their own successful businesses or belong to corporations, convene to talk shop — so to speak.