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Opinion: How I Remember Uncle Bob

Opinion: How I Remember Uncle Bob

Elaine Chu September 27, 2016 0

My dad worked at Tai Tung Restaurant and every time I saw Uncle Bob, he would say, “Hey Elaine. Tell your dad Tai Tung is my favorite restaurant.” He had his birthday and Thanksgiving

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Opinion: From BS-1—You gotta have passion

Opinion: From BS-1—You gotta have passion

Bob Shimabukuro September 27, 2016 0

I met Bob Santos when I moved to Seattle in 1988 and started writing for the International Examiner. What struck me immediately was how respectful he was of me. I had come from Los

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Helping Parents See Themselves as Educators

Helping Parents See Themselves as Educators

New America Media September 26, 2016 0

New America Media Peter Schurmann There’s a dramatic shift happening in early learning. Whereas once the classroom was seen as the center of a preschooler’s education, today there is growing recognition that the role

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Opinion: International street food market the right fit for King Street Station

Opinion: International street food market the right fit for King Street Station

Guest Contributor September 25, 2016 0

Built 110 years ago and beautifully restored in 2013, King Street Station is a majestic Seattle landmark that is waiting for the right concept to find a home in its vacant street-level floor. The

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Digital literacy and its impact on job-seekers

Digital literacy and its impact on job-seekers

Alexandra Olins September 16, 2016 0

The economy is improving for many, and recently adopted minimum wage increases are having a meaningful impact—helping low-wage workers move toward financial self-sufficiency. However, these gains have the potential to leave others further behind.

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Congressman Smith honors veterans’ service with first annual Veterans History Project

Congressman Smith honors veterans’ service with first annual Veterans History Project

Guest Contributor September 15, 2016 0

The following is a statement from Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09): “Our veterans have served this nation bravely and heroically. We owe these men and women an enormous debt of gratitude and respect. On August

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Overcoming Voter Suppression Beyond the Voting Rights Act: <em>Connecting with AAPIs on the Why</em>

Overcoming Voter Suppression Beyond the Voting Rights Act: Connecting with AAPIs on the Why

Derrick De Vera September 14, 2016 0

“Don’t boo. Vote!” President Obama put forth that simple message during the 2016 Democratic National Convention. It may seem like a straightforward task. Show up and put your political power into action instead of

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Government and philanthropy partnership to increase the voice of underrepresented communities

Government and philanthropy partnership to increase the voice of underrepresented communities

Bao-Tram Do September 14, 2016 0

On August 16, 2015, King County Elections and Seattle Foundation hosted the kick-off event to celebrate 22 organizations receiving funding to carry out voter outreach work in underrepresented limited-English-speaking (LES) communities. The public and

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We must honor the legacy of Ruth Woo by encouraging APIs to take part in politics

We must honor the legacy of Ruth Woo by encouraging APIs to take part in politics

Bryan Yambe September 13, 2016 0

At the early age of 6, I was exposed to politics and government through my mother, who was then serving as the first chair of the City of Federal Way Diversity Commission. She had

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Voices: 3,000 attend AAPI Presidential Election Forum

Voices: 3,000 attend AAPI Presidential Election Forum

Arlene Oki September 12, 2016 0

I recently had an opportunity to attend a Presidential Election Forum in Las Vegas with APACE (Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Engagement) members Bao-Tram Do, Akemi Matsumoto, Rick Polintan, and Stanley Tsao. This first-ever

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