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Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Bunthay Cheam November 17, 2017 0

Human rights collective Gabriela Seattle celebrated its 11th anniversary at the newly opened Happy Grillmore in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood on October 28. The anniversary was the closing event in a series of cultural

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Environmental injustice: The air and noise pollution threatening the health of Beacon Hill

Environmental injustice: The air and noise pollution threatening the health of Beacon Hill

Chetanya Robinson November 17, 2017 0

Two invisible forces threaten the health of people living in Beacon Hill: Toxic pollutants in the air and loud noises. One of the largest neighborhoods in Seattle, Beacon Hill is framed by two interstate

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‘Human Harvest’ documentary explores China’s illegal organ trade

‘Human Harvest’ documentary explores China’s illegal organ trade

Grace Madigan November 14, 2017 0

In 2006, human rights lawyer David Matas and former Canadian politician David Kilgour released a report showing evidence that supported the existence of illegal harvesting of organs from political prisoners in China

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International Community Health Services Opens New Vision Clinic

International Community Health Services Opens New Vision Clinic

International Community Health Services November 13, 2017 0

International Community Health Services (ICHS), the largest neighborhood-based health care provider for Asian Pacific Islander and immigrant communities in Washington state, held a ribbon-cutting service on November 7 to celebrate the opening of its

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Flashpoint in U.S.-Cambodia Repatriation Agreement has origins in work by grassroots groups

Flashpoint in U.S.-Cambodia Repatriation Agreement has origins in work by grassroots groups

Bunthay Cheam November 5, 2017 0

On October 17, the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a leading advocate organization for people of Southeast Asian descent, issued a press release stating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had initiated a

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LimeBike founder reflects on success of bike sharing network

LimeBike founder reflects on success of bike sharing network

Rachel Ferro November 3, 2017 0

In just five months since their first market launch at University of Carolina, Greensboro, dockless bike sharing company LimeBike has amassed over 300,000 registered users in 20 city and university markets. Bike share programs

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Filipino WWII veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino WWII veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal

Cindy Domingo November 2, 2017 0

U.S. history is full of broken promises made especially to people of color. Last week, Congress took another step in the right direction to make good on a promise to 250,000 Filipino World War

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Ahmed Abdi wants to make the Port of Seattle work for low-income families, people of color

Ahmed Abdi wants to make the Port of Seattle work for low-income families, people of color

Chetanya Robinson October 31, 2017 0

Ahmed Abdi is running for Position 3 on the Port of Seattle Commission, against incumbent Stephanie Bowman. It's his first political race. A refugee from Somalia, Abdi worked on the campaign to bring the

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ACLF’s Community Leadership Program helps empower future API leaders

ACLF’s Community Leadership Program helps empower future API leaders

Chi-Wei Chia October 24, 2017 0

The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) was created to help prepare API leaders to find careers in government, give voice to the underserved API community, and fight against poverty

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Candidates for mayor, City Council and the Port present their platforms for the API community

Candidates for mayor, City Council and the Port present their platforms for the API community

Leilani Leach October 24, 2017 0

Civic leaders and members of the Asian Pacific Islander community filled Nagomi Tea House on Oct 12 to hear local candidates’ appeals before the November 7 general election

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