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Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Bunthay Cheam November 17, 2017 0

Human rights collective Gabriela Seattle celebrated its 11th anniversary at the newly opened Happy Grillmore in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood on October 28. The anniversary was the closing event in a series of cultural

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Flashpoint in U.S.-Cambodia Repatriation Agreement has origins in work by grassroots groups

Flashpoint in U.S.-Cambodia Repatriation Agreement has origins in work by grassroots groups

Bunthay Cheam November 5, 2017 0

On October 17, the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a leading advocate organization for people of Southeast Asian descent, issued a press release stating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had initiated a

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Soufend Art Show and Block Party a statement on gentrification

Soufend Art Show and Block Party a statement on gentrification

Bunthay Cheam September 23, 2017 0

On August 20, local art collective Paradice Avenue Souf held it’s second annual Soufend Art Show and Block Party, a family friendly event on the intersection of Rainier Ave. S and S. Holly St.

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Mayoral candidate forum focuses on immigrants, refugees and communities of color

Mayoral candidate forum focuses on immigrants, refugees and communities of color

Bunthay Cheam August 1, 2017 0

The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color (CIRCC) hosted a mayoral candidate forum at the Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle on July 15. The forum was divided into two segments; the first

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U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia visits with Cambodian American community of Washington

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia visits with Cambodian American community of Washington

Bunthay Cheam July 31, 2017 0

On July 8th, the Cambodian American community of Washington State hosted US Ambassador William Heidt and family, which culminated in a dinner reception honoring his visit.

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Year Zero Memorial candlight vigil brings together Cambodian community

Year Zero Memorial candlight vigil brings together Cambodian community

Bunthay Cheam May 18, 2017 0

“It started out by accident,” said Silong Chhun. Chhun is referring to how his first T-shirt print evolved into the brand Red Scarf Revolution, a medium he uses to create awareness about the Cambodian Genocide

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