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Local workshops encourage parents to talk about race with their kids

Local workshops encourage parents to talk about race with their kids

Lexi Potter August 22, 2017 0

In the wake of the Charlottesville attack, I sat down with Jasen Frelot to talk about his Kids and Race program, which has so far engaged over 500 parents and children in discussions about

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King County Council Remembers Executive Order 9066

King County Council Remembers Executive Order 9066

Lexi Potter March 2, 2017 0

On February 21, 2017, members of the community gathered in the King County Council chambers to reflect on the effects of Executive Order 9066 and its continuing relevance today. Executive Order 9066, issued by

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Palengke Pop-Up Shop Offers Handcrafted Goods and Gifts

Palengke Pop-Up Shop Offers Handcrafted Goods and Gifts

Lexi Potter November 18, 2016 0

Seattle small businesses Hood Famous Bakeshop, Make Look Good, and Food & Sh*t have come together with local Filipino American artists to offer a unique pop-up shop this holiday season. The shop, called Palengke,

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Hood Famous Bakeshop Celebrates Grand Opening at New Location

Hood Famous Bakeshop Celebrates Grand Opening at New Location

Lexi Potter November 14, 2016 0

On Saturday, October 8, Hood Famous Bakeshop celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Ballard. Founded in November of 2014, the operation has grown to provide its delicious, handcrafted cheesecakes at 10

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Rally at Seattle City Hall: ‘This city has been and will be a welcoming city’

Rally at Seattle City Hall: ‘This city has been and will be a welcoming city’

Lexi Potter November 9, 2016 0

At 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, elected officials and civic leaders gathered at Seattle City Hall to speak to members of the local community. Amidst widespread uncertainty following Tuesday’s election results, the speakers

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InterIm CDA’s Cultivate Event Celebrates Danny Woo Garden with Local Chefs, Remembers Uncle Bob

InterIm CDA’s Cultivate Event Celebrates Danny Woo Garden with Local Chefs, Remembers Uncle Bob

Lexi Potter September 29, 2016 0

On Thursday, September 8, InterIm CDA hosted a fundraiser for the Danny Woo Community Garden called Cultivate: Lettuce Turnip the Beet on Food Justice. Cultivate celebrated InterIm CDA’s more than four decades of food

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Fresh Bucks Program Provides Year-Round Produce to Combat Food Insecurity, Establishes Prescriptions for Healthy Food

Fresh Bucks Program Provides Year-Round Produce to Combat Food Insecurity, Establishes Prescriptions for Healthy Food

Lexi Potter September 4, 2016 0

For low-income individuals and families, getting enough healthy food can be extremely difficult. The relatively low price of processed food compared to fresh food makes it harder to afford fruit and vegetables. The Fresh

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InterIm CDA Celebrates 47 Years, Raises Close to $125,000

InterIm CDA Celebrates 47 Years, Raises Close to $125,000

Lexi Potter May 30, 2016 0

The event grossed almost $125,000, with the highly anticipated dessert dash bringing in close to $9,000. All proceeds will go directly into InterIm’s affordable housing and sustainable community programs

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International Examiner, Seattle Channel, and 21 Progress to Collaborate on  OSPI Kip Tokuda Grant Project

International Examiner, Seattle Channel, and 21 Progress to Collaborate on OSPI Kip Tokuda Grant Project

Lexi Potter May 10, 2016 0

The International Examiner aims to raise awareness about the injustices that the U.S. government inflicted on the Japanese American community during WWII. We have partnered with the Seattle Channel and 21 Progress to develop

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Seattle Public Utilities leads multilingual tour of South Transfer Station, raises awareness about composting for Chinese elders

Seattle Public Utilities leads multilingual tour of South Transfer Station, raises awareness about composting for Chinese elders

Lexi Potter April 28, 2016 0

On Friday, April 8, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) welcomed 14 Chinese elders to the new South Transfer Station for a tour of the facility and a presentation about composting. Community leader Alan Lai interpreted

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