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Activists discuss healthcare, environmental, criminal justice legislation affecting APIs

Activists discuss healthcare, environmental, criminal justice legislation affecting APIs

Tim Gruver January 17, 2018 0

Around fifty people gathered at the Asian Counseling Referral Center (ACRS) on January 10 to discuss bills in the Legislature that could affect the state’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander community

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Activists launch campaign to change Washington state’s “xenophobic” wrongful death law

Activists launch campaign to change Washington state’s “xenophobic” wrongful death law

Leilani Leach January 16, 2018 0

In September, 2015, a Ride the Ducks vehicle collided with a charter bus on the Aurora Bridge, killing five international students from North Seattle College and injuring dozens more. The families of the victims

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Japantown boutique shop Momo celebrates 10 years in business

Japantown boutique shop Momo celebrates 10 years in business

Yukino Kumada January 10, 2018 0

Momo is a boutique shop in Japantown, in Seattle’s International District. They recently celebrated their 10-year anniversary. “Momo” means peach in Japanese. The shop carries beautiful Japanese goods, as well as a diverse range

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Courage in Williamsport: Reverend Sam Awun Hwang preaches resistance and justice in Trump country

Courage in Williamsport: Reverend Sam Awun Hwang preaches resistance and justice in Trump country

Robert Hirschfield January 10, 2018 0

“What we have in America is not just a political but a spiritual crisis. When you build political legitimacy based on disparaging people who are not white, who are immigrants, and when you disparage countries

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What does Durkan’s investment in affordable housing mean in the Chinatown International District?

What does Durkan’s investment in affordable housing mean in the Chinatown International District?

Cliff Cawthon January 4, 2018 0

In short, a lot, but we still have a long way to go. Affordable housing has been a major issue for the Chinatown International District’s residents. Before the holiday season, mayor Durkan announced $100

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Memorial honors Seattle-raised Ed Lee, first Asian American mayor of San Francisco

Memorial honors Seattle-raised Ed Lee, first Asian American mayor of San Francisco

Kelsey Hamlin January 2, 2018 0

The streets by Franklin High School (FHS) were full of parked cars as many showed up to pay their respects Saturday for the recently deceased San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee. Edwin Mah Lee was

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Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Shawn Porter December 20, 2017 0

In November 2017 Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of CAIR’s Washington state chapter (CAIR-WA), took on a new role in national media relations at CAIR’s national office in Washington,

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Racial disparities, poverty the focus of state budget and policy summit

Racial disparities, poverty the focus of state budget and policy summit

Kelsey Hamlin December 19, 2017 0

At a $70-per-ticket summit on December 7, attendees discussed Washington state’s budget and how to change it to best benefit marginalized people and close wealth gaps

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What happens when ICE comes to call? Information session offers advice for API immigrants and refugees

What happens when ICE comes to call? Information session offers advice for API immigrants and refugees

Grace Madigan December 18, 2017 0

The Seattle Office of Immigrants and Refugees teamed up with the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) for an informational session on the increased Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests of immigrants nationwide

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State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

Leilani Leach December 15, 2017 0

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) hosted a Legislative Report Back with state legislators and community leaders on December 7, to discuss bills in

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