Rep. Marilyn Strickland joined Reps. Adam Smith, Judy Chu, Kai Kahele, and Doris Matsui in introducing the first congressional resolution to recognize May 10 as Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Mental Health Day. This resolution calls upon members of Congress to promote national awareness of mental health issues unique to the AANHPI […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As a hub of the community, the Asian Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in Tacoma has been key to serving those in need during the pandemic. In addition to being a place where it provided food assistance and vaccines, it has aided small businesses affected by the pandemic. Many in […]
By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — At this stage in the pandemic, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is concerned that Americans are not getting clear enough messages about what they should or shouldn’t be doing to keep themselves and others protected. Should people still be wearing a mask outside? (He doesn’t.) What […]
By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers said on May 12 that they are seeking $200 million over the next three years to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans that have increased since the coronavirus entered the U.S. after originating in China. More than half of the money would go for […]
May 20, 2020 was the day Michael Flor returned home after beating the coronavirus. His whopping $1.1 million hospital bill made a splash in the news cycle following his then record-breaking 62-day stay.
The Seattle Center Festál has partnered with the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) for the last 19 years to put on the Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Celebration. This grand event has traditionally kicked off the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month of May in the Greater Seattle area.
Completion of a street mural installation was expected on May 21, across South King Street at Maynard Alleyway.
Local, state, and community leaders share their thoughts on the importance of celebrating AAPI Heritage Month, especially in this time of anti-Asian hate, bias, and violence.
Aru Shah has just made a wish on the tree of wishes, but she can’t remember what it was. And she can’t remember how she acquired a new sister. Not a soul sister, but an actual sister who claims to be the Sleeper’s daughter, like Aru.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Since COVID-19, masks have been a contentious subject between the East and West, and the left and right. However, masks have done more for me than I could have ever imagined, despite the fact that I dislike wearing one. People made jokes about masks for a while. “If you […]