Dear Editor, Reporter Jason Cruz might want to consider checking in with other elected officials and the homeowners themselves, before offering a one-sided story regarding the fate of owners of manufactured homes who reside at the Firs mobile home park in SeaTac. (Clock runs out in Olympia, March 16, 2018.) Mr. Cruz ought to have […]
King County Council declares January Human Trafficking Awareness Month
On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan King County Council declared January Human Trafficking Awareness Month in recognition of the ongoing effort to call attention to this form of modern day slavery. “In order to stop the scourge of human trafficking in our county, we need a coordinated and unified response,” said Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles, a co-sponsor […]
FCS celebrates 78 years
The Filipino Community of Seattle is partnering with Catholic Community Services in the creation of FCS Village — a $17 million project.
Filipino Community of Seattle to host 78th Anniversary Gala and Fundraiser
On Nov. 2, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) will be holding its 78th Anniversary Gala and Fundraising Event. Over 350 guests are expected to attend, including elected officials, community leaders and members, nonprofit agencies, and veterans.
Steve Hobbs host fundraising event before primaries
Steve Hobbs and his supporters gathered at the home of Vera and Joey Ing for a last effort to fundraise and garner
EDITORIAL: Trafficking demands attention on May Day
Our recent International Workers’ Day was not without incident. And no, we’re not talking about the broken windows and rioting. We’re talking about an event that was overshadowed by those disturbances. On May 1, Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles and other anti-human trafficking advocates spoke at a press conference held in Olympia to highlight 12 recently enacted […]
July 5: Gov. Gregoire appoints four to CAPAA
Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed four individuals to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Lisa Dickinson resides in Spokane. She is the owner of the Dickinson Law Firm, PLLC, where she practices business law and civil litigation. She has served on the board of the Northwest Justice Project, MLK Family Outreach Center, Rotary Club 21, […]
BLOG: Bob Hasegawa shows us all how it’s done
In contrast to Cao’s lunch, Hasegawa’s re-election campaign party at the House of Hong this Sunday was a blast. What lessons can the Vietnamese Chamber take away? …
Letter: Wary of Wise, who cut women’s center budget
Amid all your arguments, I question your assessment of Wise “as an Asian American woman, to bring a perspective involving social justice, diversity, corporate responsibility, and sustainability.”
Blog: Diversity at the candidates forum in Chinatown/I.D.?
In the first round of the Seattle City Council candidates’ forum at the Wing Luke Asian Museum, there was only one black male were among eight white males seated at the panel.