Nikkei Concerns celebrated the completion of the Seattle Keiro Garden Project on July 14 with major donors and community leaders. The celebration also marked the opening of the Seattle Keiro Rehabilitation and Care Center, where the new garden is located. Landscape artist Scott Murase designed the garden to promote a tranquil, safe, and accessible interaction […]
By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly Founded in 1929, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is the nation’s largest and oldest nonprofit organization committed to protect the rights of Japanese Americans and other segments of the Asian Pacific American community.
When Chris Lu, President Obama’s Cabinet secretary, was in town as the commencement speaker for North Seattle Community College (NSCC)’s graduation ceremony on June 15, I thought that I could get the latest scoop on Obama.
Thank you for inspiring our young people to serve and create possibilities for their communities and our country. May your path achieve a new level of understanding in U.S.-China relations …
Of the many stories we worked on in this Renton issue, one that stands out is the real estate partnership of Lisa Lam and State Rep. Marcie Maxwell.
About a month after announcing his intention to run for the ethnically diverse 37th district seat in the Washington State Senate, Eric Liu has made the tough decision of stepping down. Liu is an acclaimed author, former speech writer and politic adviser, and a civic activist.
On Dec. 2, Seattle Mayor-elect Mike McGinn held a town hall meeting at the Langston Hugh Theater. Facilitated by former State Rep. Kip Tokuda, attendees were supposed to give McGinn input on how to make Seattle a better city.
It is a testament to our API community’s evolution and growth that we have different opinions while focusing on common goals relating to the community.
State Rep. Zack Hudgins (D-Tukwila) and a select group of six young political and policy leaders from around the United States were chosen by the American Council for Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) to participate in a 10-day political exchange program beginning on Oct. 30.
State Rep. Bob Hasegawa was the keynote speaker for the 64th annual Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) Memorial Day service. The event was held on May 25 at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle.