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Activists launch campaign to change Washington state’s “xenophobic” wrongful death law

Activists launch campaign to change Washington state’s “xenophobic” wrongful death law

Leilani Leach January 16, 2018 0

In September, 2015, a Ride the Ducks vehicle collided with a charter bus on the Aurora Bridge, killing five international students from North Seattle College and injuring dozens more. The families of the victims

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State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

Leilani Leach December 15, 2017 0

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) hosted a Legislative Report Back with state legislators and community leaders on December 7, to discuss bills in

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Candidates for mayor, City Council and the Port present their platforms for the API community

Candidates for mayor, City Council and the Port present their platforms for the API community

Leilani Leach October 24, 2017 0

Civic leaders and members of the Asian Pacific Islander community filled Nagomi Tea House on Oct 12 to hear local candidates’ appeals before the November 7 general election

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Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Leilani Leach October 11, 2017 0

The child was taken by his parents in the middle of the night, fleeing the country and a dangerous political leader. Even before he was born, the family was on the move, denied room

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Helping Link a source of pride, skills for Vietnamese community

Helping Link a source of pride, skills for Vietnamese community

Leilani Leach July 21, 2016 0

It’s a typical weeknight at Helping Link. There are volunteers in the office printing homework assignments for ESL students. People from multiple generations are talking and laughing around a small round table sharing chicken

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Domingo and Viernes scholarship memorializes social justice legacy

Domingo and Viernes scholarship memorializes social justice legacy

Leilani Leach July 7, 2016 0

  Born in Yakima, graduated from Wapato High School. Fathers who worked in the Alaskan canneries. Family from Seattle and attended the University of Washington. A passion for international social justice. Some of these

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