By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When my good friend Thach Nguyen asked if I would speak on a panel of real estate experts, I was floored and humbled. How could I say no? This was Thach Nguyen of Thach Real Estate Group and co-founder of Spring Board to Wealth — a high-energy, highly successful […]
Back to school — “A Fresh Start”
“How you spend each day, is of course, how you live your life.” — Annie Dillard Cheryl Roberts President Shoreline Community College “This season is always my favorite, where the anticipation of a new school year gives way to exciting possibilities and opportunities. Students, this is your time. With hard work, I know it will […]
Wise Words on DIVERSITY — How diversity makes a difference
“Promoting diversity is a core value of the Attorney General’s Office and should be vital to the mission of every government agency. A culture of inclusion within government is key to effectively representing the interests of diverse communities, and ensuring public employees have a meaningful connection with everyone we serve.” — Bob Ferguson Washington State […]
Nhon’s House gives homes to needy families
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly For many people, purchasing a home is the ultimate American dream. For the homeless, the dream
Beacon Hill: a cultural melting pot made of neighbors
When residents on Beacon Hill were asked to name their favorite aspect of the neighborhood, diversity was always on top of the list.
Beacon Hill district: Emerald City’s unofficial center for green thumbs
Some Asian Americans view gardening as an enjoyable hobby. For others, growing food is simply a matter of survival. Asian farmers — in China
Small business conference to look at being culturally savvy and the bottom line
Cultural awareness in business goes beyond recognizing diversity. Being respectful of other cultures and building cross-cultural communication can open the doors to new opportunities.