At a young age, Sili Savusa was exposed to community work through her parents. As a result of a hurricane in Samoa in the 1970s, her parents did a lot of organizing to help with the relief of those affected. Through that work and the ability to help the community, her parents started the first Samoa nonprofit agency.
Top Contributor: Frieda Takamura, lifetime contributor to the Asian community
By Senhao Liu Northwest Asian Weekly From being a teacher to a policymaker in education improvement, Frieda Takamura has contributed much during the past 40 years to the Asian Pacific Islander community.
White Center Community Development Association announces new Executive Director Sili Savusa
On March 12, White Center Community Development Association (White Center CDA) announced its new executive director, Sili Savusa, who has been a resident and advocate of this community. Savusa left her position as Family Center Coordinator for Southwest Youth and Family Service. She began at CDA as executive director on March 19, replacing former Executive […]
A new face in a new place: Theresa Fujiwara
Theresa Fujiwara has been named by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to The Seattle Public Library board of trustees …