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Op-Ed: Seattle Should Adopt Targeted Local Hire, a Green Solution for Job Inequity

Op-Ed: Seattle Should Adopt Targeted Local Hire, a Green Solution for Job Inequity

Jill Mangaliman June 19, 2013 0

Rainier Valley is a constantly changing landscape with new developments being built all along the light rail. It’s also home to more people of color than any other Seattle neighborhood (70 percent overall). And

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Op-Ed: Raise Your Voice for Asian and Pacific Islander Students

Op-Ed: Raise Your Voice for Asian and Pacific Islander Students

Sili Savusa March 6, 2013 0

Years of intense work by many in the community to close the educational opportunity gaps for Asian and Pacific Islander (API) students give me hope. It’s a belief in the kind of “hope” that

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Op-Ed: The Bare Essentials What About Clean and Safe Bathrooms for All?

Op-Ed: The Bare Essentials What About Clean and Safe Bathrooms for All?

Sharon Lee March 6, 2013 0

Photo caption:   An Urban Rest Stop bathroom. Photo credit: Low Income Housing Institute. How often have you searched around to find a public restroom? Many of us take for granted that we can find

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Santa Claus is Dead

Santa Claus is Dead

James Hong December 5, 2012 0

Fact: Santa Claus is real. To many people around the globe, Santa Claus is one of history’s greatest humanitarians. He selflessly makes millions of wishes come true without asking for anything in return, aside

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Op-ed: Civic empowerment among young people and APIs drove progress in the 2012 elections

Op-ed: Civic empowerment among young people and APIs drove progress in the 2012 elections

Danielle Kim November 23, 2012 0

There is a clear and growing demand for strong leadership in our nation, especially among the communities that haven’t always been the spotlight of our current political structure. Traditionally, politics has been oriented to

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Who’s Policing Community Media?

Who’s Policing Community Media?

Travis Quezon November 7, 2012 0

In an effort to show the power of political advertising in newspapers, and potentially secure big paychecks in the future, the Seattle Times has ignited the ire of some of its journalists. In October,

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Stop Closing the Doors on the Community

Stop Closing the Doors on the Community

Michael Yee January 4, 2012 0

The turnaround in our local economy that we all wished for in 2011 didn’t occur. If you’re like me, you’re apprehensive about 2012. Cuts to federal, state and city government budgets seem to continually

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Where Do Asians Draw the Line at Derogatory Roles?

Where Do Asians Draw the Line at Derogatory Roles?

IE Guest Contributor January 4, 2012 0

If you haven’t been following the web blog, You Offend Me You Offend My Family crew ( www.youoffendmeyouoffendmyfamily.com ), then there’s a small storm of controversy brewing over an article written by Sung Kang

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Security Administration (SSA) Plans to Close the ID Office

Security Administration (SSA) Plans to Close the ID Office

The International Examiner November 16, 2011 Comments Off

The Social Security Administration (SSA) plans to close the ID office at 675 South Lane Street (and also at 901 Lenora Street) next Spring, and open a new office on the 9th Floor of the Jackson Federal Building,

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Op-Ed: Groupon Not What Small Businesses ‘Bargained’ For?

Op-Ed: Groupon Not What Small Businesses ‘Bargained’ For?

IE Guest Contributor September 7, 2011 Comments Off

Like a lot of other business owners, I am always looking for ways to get more customers in the door. Recession or no recession, when more people know you’re there and what you have

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