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Social Justice Film Festival will highlight stories of Japanese incarceration, immigration and poverty in Asia

Social Justice Film Festival will highlight stories of Japanese incarceration, immigration and poverty in Asia

Aurora Martin November 17, 2017 0

“I remember we started to gather anything that was ‘Japanese-y’—like magazines, records, pictures, anything, and we started to burn them.” This is the vivid childhood memory of a survivor of Japanese incarceration, interviewed in

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Opinion: Chinese immigrant’s story displays generational and political gaps, challenges of public trust facing China

Opinion: Chinese immigrant’s story displays generational and political gaps, challenges of public trust facing China

Chris Juergens November 4, 2017 0

On a recent meeting at Starbucks, Hua Zhang, an immigrant from China to the United States, said he is grateful for the rule of law and individual rights guaranteed to him as a naturalized

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Some financial tips for when you’re working for tips

Some financial tips for when you’re working for tips

Roxanne Ray October 24, 2017 0

Many Asian Americans work in the service industry and earn a large portion of their income in tips. According to the Economic Policy Institute, Asian Americans make up 7.3% of the total workforce, but

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Opinion: Latest Navigation Center meeting shows a pattern of failure to engage our communities

Opinion: Latest Navigation Center meeting shows a pattern of failure to engage our communities

Joseph Shoji Lachman October 19, 2017 0

On Tuesday, September 26, the City of Seattle convened the latest in a series of overdue, yet meaningless efforts at community engagement regarding the Navigation Center homeless shelter. Once again, people have come to

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Fo’ Real: Internalized Racial Oppression then and now, Part 1

Fo’ Real: Internalized Racial Oppression then and now, Part 1

Bob Shimabukuro October 19, 2017 0

Seattle, 1994 Alice: I think APAC (Asian Pacific AIDS Council) should go to this workshop we’re putting together. Bob: About what? A: Race. For people of color (POC) and those working in POC communities. B: Why?

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Opinion: Why I’m Protesting Betsy DeVos

Opinion: Why I’m Protesting Betsy DeVos

Velma Veloria October 5, 2017 0

On Friday, October 13, I will be in the streets protesting Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, because I believe in freedom and equal opportunity for all students, regardless of skin color. I

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Salamat and Congratulations to FANHS’ 35th Anniversary

Salamat and Congratulations to FANHS’ 35th Anniversary

Guest Contributor October 4, 2017 0

By Maria Batayola FANHS The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) marks its 35th anniversary at Immaculate Conception Church’s Jean Moran Hall this October 7, 2017. In 1971, FANHS was founded by volunteers Executive

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70 Years Since the U.S.-Philippines Military Bases Agreement, FANHS is 35

70 Years Since the U.S.-Philippines Military Bases Agreement, FANHS is 35

Dr. Dawn Mabalon October 4, 2017 0

Filipino American immigration to the United States dates back to 1587 when the Manila galleon Nuestra Señora de Esperanza with seafaring Filipinos landed near Moro Bay California.  Fast forward to the signing of the

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APACEVotes: The right to vote—If not you, then who?

APACEVotes: The right to vote—If not you, then who?

Janet Chung October 4, 2017 0

I remember when I first found out that my parents were not registered to vote. It was the mid-’80s, and at the time, my job was with a program in D.C. whose mission was

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APACEVotes: We must continue to encourage AAPIs to run for office

APACEVotes: We must continue to encourage AAPIs to run for office

Bryan Yambe October 4, 2017 0

Recently, Michigan state Representative Stephanie Chang brought her two-year-old daughter to a public forum regarding land use and was chastised for taking her child to “a meeting for adults.” It’s worth pointing out, Representative

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