By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates high school students from Western Washington — nominated by teachers, counselors, principals, and community members — who encourage and actively promote diversity.
Seattle Women’s Commission seeks candidates
The Seattle Women’s Commission (SWC) is seeking candidates for five vacant seats on the commission. The commission advises the mayor, city council, and city departments on issues that impact women in Seattle.
Even in ‘retirement,’ Ellen Abellera leads with poise and passion
Before becoming a staunch advocate for Asian Americans across Washington state, Ellen Abellera rallied for her father, a former politician in Kalibo, Philippines.
Editorial: Good luck to you, Ellen Abellera
This week is bittersweet for Northwest Asian Weekly. Ellen Abellera, executive director of Washington state’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA), recently retired from the organization …