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Community advocate Dorothy Wong reflects on a career of public service for APIs

Community advocate Dorothy Wong reflects on a career of public service for APIs

Lyra Fontaine January 23, 2018 0

Wong spoke with the International Examiner about being a student during the Civil Rights Movement, issues facing the local API community and how the current administration could impact funding for health care and nonprofits

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Moving toward a safer CID: Survey results show improved safety, continued systemic barriers

Moving toward a safer CID: Survey results show improved safety, continued systemic barriers

Lyra Fontaine August 18, 2017 0

Public safety in the Chinatown-International District (CID) has dominated community conversations in the past two years since International District Emergency Center founder and community leader Donnie Chin was murdered in July 2015. Recent findings from

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Public safety survey a community-wide effort to keep the city accountable

Public safety survey a community-wide effort to keep the city accountable

Lyra Fontaine April 10, 2017 0

Every year, community-based organizations in the Chinatown-International District dedicate time and effort to conduct a neighborhood public safety survey, analyze the results and publish a report on the survey’s findings

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Val Kalei Kanuha seeks alternative solutions to domestic violence

Val Kalei Kanuha seeks alternative solutions to domestic violence

Lyra Fontaine March 19, 2017 0

One of the earliest advocates for women and children, Val Kalei Kanuha has been an activist, therapist, consultant, and researcher for most of her life. “I feel really lucky to have been in the

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Navigation Center: Engagement, safety at forefront of concerns surrounding new homeless shelter

Navigation Center: Engagement, safety at forefront of concerns surrounding new homeless shelter

Lyra Fontaine March 1, 2017 0

With the Seattle Navigation Center shelter scheduled to open in Little Saigon this year, city officials hope to transition homeless people off the streets and into permanent housing. However, community members are calling for

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