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Community Voice Awardee Spotlights 2013

Community Voice Awardee Spotlights 2013

The International Examiner May 3, 2013 0

Lifetime Achievement Award: Pat Norikane Logerwell Pat Norikane Logerwell has passion and joy for the volunteer work in her life. She says her family provided the foundation and strength for her to keep giving.

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White House Names Pramila Jayapal a Champion of Change

White House Names Pramila Jayapal a Champion of Change

The International Examiner May 2, 2013 0

In commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the White House honored 15 AAPI women as “Champions of Change,” an award that recognizes individuals across the U.S. building extraordinary efforts to create

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THE SHIFT IN IRANIAN BEAUTY STANDARDS

THE SHIFT IN IRANIAN BEAUTY STANDARDS

Mahroo Keshavarz May 1, 2013 0

Women recovering from nosejobs are a common site on the streets around Iran. Photo credit: Paul Keller. By: Mahroo Keshavarz IE Contributor I am the first person in my family to be born in

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Op-Ed: The Importance of Interracial Solidarity

Op-Ed: The Importance of Interracial Solidarity

Soya Jung May 1, 2013 0

The Importance of Interracial Solidarity By Soya Jung IE Contributor Seattle has seen some great racial justice trainings and projects over the last decade or so on issues like immigrant rights, police accountability and

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Jagged Noodles:  Say ‘Hi’ to Baby Button

Jagged Noodles: Say ‘Hi’ to Baby Button

Huy X. Le May 1, 2013 0

Say ‘Hi’ to Baby Button BY HUY X. LE IE Columnist After 12 difficult hours of screaming and crying — and that’s just me —Jameelah and I are proud to announce the birth of

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What’s In a Name?  An Immigrant’s Perspective

What’s In a Name? An Immigrant’s Perspective

Andrew Lam May 1, 2013 0

Photo credit: New America Media. What’s in a name? An immigrant’s perspective By Andrew Lam New America Media http://newamericamedia.org/2013/04/whats-in-a-name-an-immigrants-perspective.php Vân, Cúc, Trúc, and Trang; Dũng, Dai, Thanh and Phát. In my mother tongue these

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‘Stuck Elevator’ Impresses at World Premiere: Immigrant Experience of Deliveryman Inspires Questions of the American Dream

‘Stuck Elevator’ Impresses at World Premiere: Immigrant Experience of Deliveryman Inspires Questions of the American Dream

Sujn Chon May 1, 2013 0

Opera singer Julius Ahn stars as Guang the deliveryman in “Stuck Elevator.” Byron Au Yong’s ‘Stuck Elevator’ Impresses San Francisco During World Musical Premiere Immigrant Experience of Everyday Deliveryman Inspires Questions of the American

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Jon Kimura Parker Plays at UW Campus

Jon Kimura Parker Plays at UW Campus

Sujn Chon May 1, 2013 0

Jon Kimura Parker performs May 8th as part of the UW World Concert Series. Photo credit: Tara McMullen. This month, Seattle welcomes an internationally-renowned pianist who has performed for prime ministers, supreme court justices

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Enfu: Making Art through a Child’s Eyes

Enfu: Making Art through a Child’s Eyes

Claire Emiko Fant May 1, 2013 0

Seattle Pop Artist Enfu on New Work and Seeing through a Child’s Eyes By Claire Emiko Fant By day Ken Taya pulls a full-time stint at his job where he creates fantastic environments for

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Wordless Discourses:  Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit

Wordless Discourses: Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit

Minh Nguyen May 1, 2013 0

Wordless Discourses:  Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit By Minh Nguyen IE Contributor In the first chapter of his book, “How Music Works,” David Byrne of the Talking Heads writes

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