Viet Thanh Nguyen joined the Pulitzer Prize Board in September as its first Asian American and Vietnamese American member.
Ken Kurata died on Aug. 30 after a long illness. A strong supporter of the Japanese American Citizens League, he served on the board as treasurer.
President Trump’s nomination of U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court is being called shameful by the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF).
When schools in the state shut down in March, teens across the state filled the vacuum with creativity, social awareness, and raw energy. While some used talents to raise funds, others stitched masks or delivered groceries to high-risk individuals
As many of us know, there is now an unauthorized tent encampment that has once again sprung up along Jackson Street under the freeway next to the InterIm parking lot. The campers are spreading out onto the sidewalk, obstructing pedestrian egress.
When the Denise Louie Education Center closed on March 13 when Gov. Jay Inslee issued the stay-at-home orders, it was uncertain when it would reopen. Certainly, concerns over COVID-19 had many parents worried about returning their children to daycare. But the organization adjusted and while it has helped many kids virtually, it reopened its facilities with the added responsibility of educating the kids on the new rules of staying healthy and safe.