Protest aftermath — Over 100 artists lift up Seattle’s Chinatown
Something beautiful is happening in the Chinatown-International District (ID) and it’s never happened before.
Pierce County hate crime shows challenges for Asians after COVID-19
An alleged hate crime against an Asian American business owner from January demonstrates that racism and bias against Asians and Asian Americans are unlikely to disappear when concerns over COVID-19 subside.
Shannon Gee inducted into 2020 Silver Circle
Seattle Channel General Manager Shannon Gee was recognized for her induction to the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Silver Circle at the virtual Emmy Awards ceremony on June 6. NATAS Silver Circle honors media professionals with a minimum of 25 years in the industry and have solid records […]
New Rotary Club president: Henry Wong
Henry Wong will take over as president of the Rotary Club of Seattle International District on July 1, after having served as the club’s fundraising chair, Club Services chair, and president-elect. “I’m excited to continue the great work of the club while, at the same time, exploring changes that better meet the needs of current […]
Emily Lei Du named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar
Emily Lei Du of Interlake High School in Bellevue was one of four Washington state students named to the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars—high school seniors—based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community […]
DA Li, Uwajimaya donate more masks
DA LI Development USA and Uwajimaya delivered 7,100 donated surgical masks to various Asian Pacific Islander organizations in and around the Chinatown-International District on June 5. This is in addition to the 2,500 N95 and surgical masks delivered to International Community Health Services (ICHS) and Legacy House in May. Among the beneficiaries in round two […]
Seattle’s American Jewish Committee seminar urges unity
The American Jewish Committee (AJC) in Seattle hosted a webinar titled “Community Solidarity at a Time of Crisis with WA-10 Congressional Candidates” on May 26 to discuss how to combat the trend of increased racism and bigotry.
Help for businesses damaged during protests
The CID Restaurants and other Small Businesses Relief Fund announced that donations made between May 30 and June 6 will be allocated to support repairs to small businesses that were damaged in recent protests and rioting. If the need is greater, the CID Business Relief Team will consider expanding this fund. If you […]
ID to get lighting upgrades
Seattle City Light is upgrading the underdeck high pressure sodium light fixtures at several overpass locations in the Chinatown-International District (ID) area this month. This work was previously scheduled for March and delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Existing lights on South Jackson and King Streets between 8th and 10th Avenue South will be replaced […]