By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Mike Fong has been appointed as Mayor Ed Murray’s Chief of Staff, who will plan and oversee the daily operations of the mayor’s office. Fong is the first Asian American chief of staff in the City’s history. Born in Spokane, Fong, 38, was Deputy Director of Mayor Ed Murray’s […]
In early 2012, the U.S. Postal Service announced dramatic cutbacks that included the proposed closure of the Chinatown-International District Station and distribution center. Responding to community concerns, representatives from the Chinatown-ID BIA, SCIDpda, the Mayor’s Office, Seattle Parks & Recreation, and Seattle’s Office of Economic Development have been working to track this issue and advocate […]
Breaking the mould for Asian American youth What do you do with high-achieving students who are bad leaders? I am not blaming parents. We, as parents, lack awareness of the importance of leadership because of how we were raised — not to lead, but to be great students so that […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly After a long and accomplished record of public service as a city councilmember and working with the Seattle School District, Cheryl Chow announced Wednesday, May 27, ahead of next week’s filing period for elective office, that she will not run for a second term on the school board.