Port of Seattle, Commissioner Position 2
Roger Shimomura was recognized at the University of Washington (UW)’s annual MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Oct. 19. Founded in 1994, the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) is dedicated to promoting diversity at the UW and in the UW alumni community. Shimomura received the Distinguished Alumni Award—his paintings, prints, and theatre pieces address socio-political issues […]
Folks showed up early and in long lines for the sneak preview in Seattle of Joon-ho Bong’s new film “Parasite,” winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Bong’s seventh feature film, as a director, was the first film to win the prize with a unanimous vote from the judges, since 2013.
“There are three ways that I see increasing APIs voting in elections—language translation of candidate information, more API candidates running for office, and advocacy and organizing of community members around important issues. All of this is happening, we just need to do more of it!” — Mike Fong, Senior Deputy Mayor of Seattle
Editor’s note: This is in response to Yvonne Ward’s commentary published in the Aug. 17-23 edition of the Northwest Asian Weekly. By James S. Chung 2019 ABAW President The Asian Bar Association of Washington seeks to foster the exchange of ideas and information among and between its members, other members of the legal organization, and […]
King County Elections is projecting a 43 percent turnout countywide for the Nov. 5 General Election, with turnout in Seattle expected to trend a few points higher.