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The unassuming mayor: Fighting for San Franciscans, immigrants and the less fortunate

The unassuming mayor: Fighting for San Franciscans, immigrants and the less fortunate

Chris Juergens January 23, 2018 0

“The greatest way to honor Ed would be for his successors in the San Francisco government to continue his work on immigration, affordable housing, and homelessness,” stated Linna Kitamura in a recent interview with

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Opinion: Chinese immigrant’s story displays generational and political gaps, challenges of public trust facing China

Opinion: Chinese immigrant’s story displays generational and political gaps, challenges of public trust facing China

Chris Juergens November 4, 2017 0

On a recent meeting at Starbucks, Hua Zhang, an immigrant from China to the United States, said he is grateful for the rule of law and individual rights guaranteed to him as a naturalized

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Scott Kurashige’s ‘Fifty-Year Rebellion’ shines light on racist policies in Detroit

Scott Kurashige’s ‘Fifty-Year Rebellion’ shines light on racist policies in Detroit

Chris Juergens October 21, 2017 0

“Detroit has been the in the forefront of the deindustrialization of the urban cores and the institution of neoliberal policies in U.S. cities that primarily hurt communities of color,” argued Scott Kurashige in a

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Sajean Geer’s independence and self-reliance: The hidden keys to survival

Sajean Geer’s independence and self-reliance: The hidden keys to survival

Chris Juergens September 13, 2017 0

“I never really panicked and just took it all in stride,” Sajean Geer said about getting lost in the woods of the Olympic Peninsula with her dog for six days in July, while on a

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Reaction to Resolution 31754 shows strength, solidarity of API Community

Reaction to Resolution 31754 shows strength, solidarity of API Community

Chris Juergens August 16, 2017 0

On August 7 at 2:00 p.m., around 25 API community members gathered at a Seattle City Council meeting on short notice to show solidarity with Seattle’s Filipino American community. Their message to the Council

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World champion power lifters Alma Kimura and Grant Higa break records, overcome barriers

World champion power lifters Alma Kimura and Grant Higa break records, overcome barriers

Chris Juergens July 22, 2017 0

Medalists at the June 2017 World Power Lifting Meet in Belarus, Seattle-area residents Alma Kimura (gold medal 2017; three-time world champion) and Grant Higa (silver medal 2017) look like an unlikely combination visually and

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