The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction, Inclusion Fusion, at Seattle’s SODO Park. Hosts for the benefit dinner were Dr. Sandra Madrid, from the University of Washington, Jenette Ramos, from The Boeing Company, and Mike Sotelo, from La Plaza International. More than 250 guests participated in the silent and live auctions, contributing […]
The Nisei Veterans Committee and the Japanese American community gathered to honor fallen heroes at the Annual NVC Memorial Day Program at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle, as they always have since 1946. WWII veteran Sam Mitsui provided the keynote address.
The Artist Trust Fellowship recognizes Washington state artists of exceptional talent. Fellowship recipients each received a cash award of $7,500. Of 409 fellowship applicants, 16 artists were awarded fellowships. Three of the fellows are Asian American.
The Second Annual Verizon Wireless APA Heritage Bash was held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle. The main feature of the event was the Asian Pacific American Community Roast Awards.
By David Aguilar The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Minority youth spend more than half their day consuming media content, a rate that’s 4.5 hours greater than their white counterparts, according to a Northwestern University report released last week.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Myanmar refugees who fled military persecution and settled in America are finding new struggles with limited education and a stifling language barrier.
BEIJING (AP) — China demanded that Vietnam stop “all invasive activities” after accusing it of illegally entering its waters and endangering Chinese fishermen’s lives
By Jack Broom The Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) — One of his legs ends at the knee. The other, just below it. It’s a disquieting sight, but Tun Channareth, of Cambodia, sitting in a wheelchair he made himself, would not want you to turn away. “Some people understand my English,” he told a group of […]
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) has released “Southeast Asian Voices,” a collection of stories from community leaders and elders of Southeast Asian descent served by the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).
By Shao Zhi Hurst For Northwest Asian Weekly I arrived, straight from China, in the Northwest on a sunny mid-September morning six years ago. My fiancée lived in Bellevue and worked in Seattle, so while I stayed at home practicing my English, I looked around for someone to talk with. The only neighbor who appeared […]