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Opinion: Options are available to Seattle’s unbanked and underbanked

Opinion: Options are available to Seattle’s unbanked and underbanked

Richard Romero January 22, 2017 0

As an immigrant and a minority, I understand the challenges immigrants and refugees face in opening a bank account. With nearly 30 years in the banking industry, one of my missions is to make

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Opinion: Stay informed, know your rights, fight anti-immigrant policies

Opinion: Stay informed, know your rights, fight anti-immigrant policies

Pavan Vangipuram January 19, 2017 0

OneAmerica was founded after the 9/11 attacks in response to the negative backlash against Muslim, South Asian, Arab, and Middle Eastern communities. We are now entering another time of increased fear and attacks on

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Opinion: Community efforts key during uncertain state of immigration policy

Opinion: Community efforts key during uncertain state of immigration policy

Jorge Barón January 19, 2017 0

In the early 1980s, hundreds of Central American asylum seekers arrived in the Seattle area, fleeing the civil wars that plagued that region then. At the time, there was no nonprofit organization focused on

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Letter: Marchers, please consider eating and shopping in the CID

Letter: Marchers, please consider eating and shopping in the CID

Guest Contributor January 18, 2017 0

The following is an open letter to the community from CID community member Jamie Lee. Many businesses in the CID are concerned about impacts to businesses this weekend—while I support the ideals behind the

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Letter: Please consider supporting Little Saigon after the Womxn’s March on Seattle

Letter: Please consider supporting Little Saigon after the Womxn’s March on Seattle

Guest Contributor January 18, 2017 0

The following is an open letter from Little Saigon community member Frank Nam. Hey friends who are marching this Saturday in the Womxn’s March on Seattle: That day is the biggest shopping day for

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Womxn’s March: Make sure Little Saigon, CID businesses not hurt by an event meant to empower them

Womxn’s March: Make sure Little Saigon, CID businesses not hurt by an event meant to empower them

Guest Contributor January 18, 2017 0

The following is an open letter to the community from Viet-Wah Group vice president Leeching Tran. Dear friends, This Saturday is the Womxn’s March on Seattle, an event that may draw as many as

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Opinion: Thank You, President Obama

Opinion: Thank You, President Obama

New America Media January 11, 2017 0

By David Muhammad New America Media The night, eight years ago, that Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States was euphoric. At an election watch party in downtown Washington, DC—when

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‘Broken English’: People are more than their outer appearances

‘Broken English’: People are more than their outer appearances

Phiengchai Sisouvanh January 7, 2017 0

The rhythms of language can be compared to the rhythms of dancing. The artistry lies with the differences in people’s perceptions. In Mother Tongue, Amy Tan points out the discrimination against her Chinese immigrant

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‘Hey Girlfriend!’: How Al Sugiyama will live on in the small moments.

‘Hey Girlfriend!’: How Al Sugiyama will live on in the small moments.

Diem Ly January 6, 2017 0

He never had a reason. He just wanted to spend time with me. Like a moody teenager hearing their parent’s advice, I didn’t fully appreciate this at the time—nor realize how it would shape

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From Standing Rock to the Pacific Northwest: The national fight for Indigenous rights

From Standing Rock to the Pacific Northwest: The national fight for Indigenous rights

Jacqueline E. Wu January 5, 2017 0

On Friday, November 18, the Pre-conquest Indigenous Cultures & its Aftermath (PICA) Conference held its last day with a theme exploring The Struggle for Indigenous Communities for Self Determination. PICA celebrates the similarities and

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