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Opinion: Established leaders need to honor the strengths our next generation of young leaders bring

Opinion: Established leaders need to honor the strengths our next generation of young leaders bring

James Hong September 20, 2017 0

A couple years ago, I attended a Gang of Four book tour that celebrated the lives and friendship of Bernie Whitebear, Bob Santos, Roberto Maestas, and Larry Gossett. I was inspired and humbled by stories

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Ayame Tsutakawa Remembered

Ayame Tsutakawa Remembered

Mayumi Tsutakawa September 15, 2017 0

My mother, Ayame lwasa Tsutakawa, passed away a few weeks ago at Keiro Northwest in the special unit for memory care patients. For a decade and more, she lived with dementia. Although she remembered

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Opinion: Amerika—Amnesty for a Convicted Felon, 800,000 Young People Summarily Condemned

Opinion: Amerika—Amnesty for a Convicted Felon, 800,000 Young People Summarily Condemned

New America Media September 11, 2017 0

By Alberto Ledesma New America Media I first became a “dreamer” more than 40 years ago. That is when my parents brought my sisters and me to the heart of East Oakland for what we

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The health of our community begins with a vote

The health of our community begins with a vote

International Community Health Services September 8, 2017 0

Akemi Matsumoto recalls her grandmother, who came to the United States from Japan when she was 18 years old. She worked hard, paid taxes, and raised 12 children alone after the death of her

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Fo’ Real: Women in my life

Fo’ Real: Women in my life

Bob Shimabukuro September 8, 2017 0

Reading the following 23-year-old article from September 7, 1994, I had written for the International Examiner (sent to me by Fumiko Hayashida’s daughter Natalie) reminded me that I have been pushing for the caring,

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The community’s way of saying, ‘Thanks, Denise’

The community’s way of saying, ‘Thanks, Denise’

Gary Iwamoto September 8, 2017 0

The following is republished from the April 1978 issue of the International Examiner to remember Denise Louie, a young Chinese-American activist who played an integral role in revitalizing Seattle’s Chinatown International District. Louie was

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Asian American, Pacific Islander unionists vow to organize and resist Trump

Asian American, Pacific Islander unionists vow to organize and resist Trump

Cindy Domingo September 6, 2017 0

The Pacific Northwest delegation to the 14th Biennial Convention of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) joined over 650 other Asian American and Pacific Islander trade unionists, labor leaders, and community partners in

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President Trump’s decision on DACA is unjust—Undocumented APIs are entitled to constitutional protections

President Trump’s decision on DACA is unjust—Undocumented APIs are entitled to constitutional protections

21 Progress September 5, 2017 0

As news circulates of President Trump’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, anxieties surge among members of the local Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community

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An aging population means more employment opportunities

An aging population means more employment opportunities

Guest Contributor August 27, 2017 0

By Jean Wong Kin On It was Shakespeare who said, “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” Americans are living longer. According to a 2010 Pew Research Center study, beginning on January 1,

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New development in South Seattle offers crucial residential care options for Asian seniors

New development in South Seattle offers crucial residential care options for Asian seniors

Guest Contributor August 24, 2017 0

By Lillian Young Kin On Imagine an aging loved one who is still mentally and physically capable, but cannot manage all of the tasks of independent living. He or she may not require the

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