For archaeologist Chuimei Ho and husband Ben Bronson, Asian American history is not only about understanding the past — it’s about giving value to the present.
Multi-Cultural Center in Kitsap County looks to the future while keeping an eye on its past
Having a place to encourage diversity and fellowship has been important to many Asian American groups throughout the decades. This has been especially true throughout Washington state. Opening such a place is an entirely different matter and requires perseverance.
Museum of Chinese in America gets a new home
NEW YORK (AP) — In cramped quarters in Chinatown, staff at the Museum of Chinese in America had to be careful not to step on any schoolchildren as they taught a class about the role Chinese immigrants played in building the Transcontinental Railroad.
Dieter Cui: Pioneer in Music
“I want to spend more time teaching, have more performances or concerts in Asian countries, and prepare more songs to enrich my program,” Cui said. “[I want to] introduce more sounds, not only to the Chinese community [but] to all Asian people.”
Editorial: Obama says kids should stay in school — Why is there controversy in this?
On Tuesday, Sept. 8, many kids were waking up before noon for the first time in months. They were going back to school. This year, however, their first day started out a little differently. Many watched and listened to President Obama on TV as he delivered some remarks about getting an education and doing well in school.
Commentary: “Back to school” means making immunization a priority
Every summer as school approaches, a common theme rings: Make sure your child is fully immunized. One reason for the plea is that children who are not immunized may not attend school. In fact, we’ve heard the cry to immunize so often that the tendency of some is to simply ignore it.
Women of Color Empowered to speak about politics and government
The Women of Color Empowered luncheon will be held at China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11:30 a.m. The event honors women who are accomplished in their careers, who have contributed significantly to local communities of color, and who have inspired others to follow their lead.
Aug. 7: Chen, Gee, and Nguyen to the Federal bench
In August, President Obama nominated Federal Magistrate Judge Edward Chen and Los Angeles lawyer Dolly Gee to the United States District Court bench in California. Their nominations follow the nomination of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Nguyen for the position of United States District Judge.
Aug. 24: Choi is Beijing bound
Chloe Choi, 16, a recipient of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI) scholarship, left for Beijing High School No. 80 to study Mandarin.
Aug. 22: Aki Kurose Middle School gets cleaned up
The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) sponsored the 9th annual Aki Kurose Middle School Beautification Project. Mori Kurose-Rothman, one of Aki Kurose’s grandsons, organized the clean up for the second year. Rothman is a sophomore at New York University.