By Sharon Tomiko Santos For Northwest Asian Weekly May 16 Steven Hill Chair, Board of Trustees Seattle Community College District 1500 Harvard Avenue Seattle, WA 98122 Dear Mr. Hill, I write to express my bitter disappointment in the decision of the Seattle Community College District Board of Trustees to pass over a highly qualified native […]
Housing crisis — help available for API seniors
By John Wilson King County Assessor The housing crisis in King County does not discriminate when it comes to affordability. Old or young, far too many of our neighbors struggle to pay the rent or to cover the costs of staying in their home. Asian and Pacific Islander communities — 20 percent of King […]
Meals on Wheels test drives Asian menu offerings through pilot program
With the fast changing landscape of King County, one of the first questions Adam Porter and the staff at the local Meals on Wheels thought to ask local community organizations was, “How can our program be more relevant to the people you serv
Is cannabidiol the next miracle drug? — DeepCell’s Ogilvie is banking on it
An industry or business sector as removed from the public eye as any is the technology innovation achieved through biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical research.
Fork It: Seattle founders serve up new cooking app
Growing up eating frozen foods from Costco and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos wasn’t the lifestyle Ryan Waliany and his wife Serena Wu wanted to continue.
EDITORIAL: Want police diversity? Members of API community need to cop to it
As people around the city of Seattle and the nation celebrated and observed Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, the topic of diversity and API representation in the Seattle Police Department (SPD)’s top ranks entered my mind. A study entitled “An Assessment of the Seattle Police Department’s Community Engagement: Through Recruitment, Hiring, and Training” released […]