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Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Shawn Porter December 20, 2017 0

In November 2017 Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of CAIR’s Washington state chapter (CAIR-WA), took on a new role in national media relations at CAIR’s national office in Washington,

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Danny Woo Garden celebrates four decades with new exhibit

Danny Woo Garden celebrates four decades with new exhibit

Shawn Porter April 11, 2016 0

The garden expanded its services and began offering summertime gardening and nutritional education for young adults and children living in the area in 2009. Now, over 240 local students annually learn about sustainable gardening

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Seattle Technology Matching Fund targets technological divide

Seattle Technology Matching Fund targets technological divide

Shawn Porter October 7, 2015 0

Awardees digitally enable communities

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SFD reaches out to API community for new recruits

SFD reaches out to API community for new recruits

Shawn Porter August 10, 2015 0

The submission period for Entry Level Firefighter is open through September

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Nonviolent rallies against hookah bars lead to city action

Nonviolent rallies against hookah bars lead to city action

Shawn Porter August 5, 2015 0

Mayor Ed Murray commits to closing Seattle hookah lounges

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ACRS Walk for Rice fights hunger—one grain at a time

ACRS Walk for Rice fights hunger—one grain at a time

Shawn Porter July 21, 2015 0

The 25th annual ACRS Walk for Rice brings community together to raise over $200,000 for the ACRS Food Bank.

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DACA forum reaches out to Seattle Tongan community

DACA forum reaches out to Seattle Tongan community

Shawn Porter July 19, 2015 0

21Progress hosts forum as part of their Fearless Asians for Immigration Reform (FAIR!) campaign. The campaign helps undocumented Asian immigrants apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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Cheryl Chow Court—50 new low income apartments become homes

Cheryl Chow Court—50 new low income apartments become homes

Shawn Porter May 6, 2015 0

LIHI project honors Cheryl Chow legacy in community

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