We Belong Together is a campaign of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, with the participation of women’s organizations, immigrant rights groups, children, and families across the country. 100 women are walking 100 miles, starting from a detention center in PA to the Nation’s capitol in Washington DC, […]
Ever-changing headlines — Maybe priorities should be gun control
Donnie Chin was murdered from shots fired by a gun. That is the damn issue here, another human life lost by a gun-toting killer. The Asian Pacific American communities need to step up to the National Rifle Association (NRA) and demand that they support GUN CONTROL. To NRA members, keep guns to protect your family—don’t […]
CACA Seattle in the other Washington
Bettie Luke, Ali Lee and Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman represented the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Seattle in the CACA national legislative and education team to Washington DC last week. They participated in the first summit for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders where President Obama’s cabinet members and API leaders discussed issues regarding AAPIs. Three key issues […]
Seattle Colleges awards Albert Shen
Albert Shen, Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees chair, has been officially appointed to be National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency, which is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington DC as of Aug. 15. Shen had a going away party at the Amber Lounge where friends and colleagues said their […]
US, Vietnam far apart on human rights
By Chris Brummitt and Matthew Pennington The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities seeking to stop a well-known democracy activist from meeting an American diplomat last weekend deployed an unusual weapon — a group of elderly ladies.
Locke denies rumor of Obama job
The problem with rumors is that sometimes it gets too big and takes on a life of its own. The Northwest Asian Weekly first learned of former Gov. Gary Locke’s so-called ‘talks’ with President-elect Obama from a Chinese news agency that called to talk to the NWAW’s publisher, Assunta Ng.