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CID community shares neighborhood concerns at People’s Party listening post

CID community shares neighborhood concerns at People’s Party listening post

Chetanya Robinson June 22, 2017 0

More than 60 people came to a community “listening post” at the Nagomi Tea House on Monday evening, June 19. The format allowed for the discussion of neighborhood problems and solutions with the purpose

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Seattle mayoral candidates respond to API community questions

Seattle mayoral candidates respond to API community questions

The International Examiner June 21, 2017 0

Twenty-one Seattle mayoral candidates were invited to the Mayoral Candidate Forum for the Asian Pacific Islander community on June 22 at Nagomi Tea House at 7:00 p.m. (Food and refreshments will be provided at

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Seattle’s Filipino community grapples with ‘My Family’s Slave’

Seattle’s Filipino community grapples with ‘My Family’s Slave’

Melissa Hellmann June 16, 2017 0

On Wednesday, May 24, some 15 people filtered into the archives room of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) located in the basement of a girl’s middle school in Central Seattle. They pulled

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CIDBIA has plans for renewal, seven-day sanitation, public safety improvements

CIDBIA has plans for renewal, seven-day sanitation, public safety improvements

Kamna Shastri June 7, 2017 0

This summer, the Chinatown International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) will submit a renewed budget proposal that will help shape the neighborhood as it works towards a more vibrant future. The renewed plan for

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Residents, affordable housing advocates raise concerns over CID upzone at City Hall

Residents, affordable housing advocates raise concerns over CID upzone at City Hall

Cliff Cawthon June 6, 2017 0

Overall, public testimony was divided between people cautiously approving the proposed MHA upzone, or demanding a re-approach to the plan. After public comment, Councilmember Rob Johnson invited members of the public to return on

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Commentary: CID residents express concern about 14-story project at ISRD design meeting

Commentary: CID residents express concern about 14-story project at ISRD design meeting

Laura Bernstein June 6, 2017 0

With 50 projects in the pipeline and Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) legislation under review for the CID, the Seattle City Council may consider amendments to increase the authority of the ISRD board for future

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Frank Irigon honored by King County Council for four decades of social justice activism

Frank Irigon honored by King County Council for four decades of social justice activism

Chetanya Robinson June 5, 2017 0

At the end of May, long time activist and CID community leader Frank Irigon was presented the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service by the King County Council, which honors people have

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Announcement: King County Council memorializes Gordon Hirabayashi’s refusal to comply with unjust Executive Order 9066

Announcement: King County Council memorializes Gordon Hirabayashi’s refusal to comply with unjust Executive Order 9066

The International Examiner May 31, 2017 0

With the family of the late Gordon Hirabayashi in attendance, Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Rod Dembowski unveiled a plaque honoring Hirabayashi on May 15 in the County Council’s lobby, just steps away

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Officials weigh in on effects of the Portland train murders

Officials weigh in on effects of the Portland train murders

Chetanya Robinson May 30, 2017 0

Two people were killed on Friday and one wounded on a Portland light rail train after being stabbed by a white supremacist. The Oregonian reports that three passengers were stabbed after intervening while the

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An explanation of Seattle’s $1 million legal defense fund for immigrants

An explanation of Seattle’s $1 million legal defense fund for immigrants

Chetanya Robinson May 30, 2017 0

Community organizations must apply for this grant in a competitive process; if approved, the fund will allow them to hire immigration attorneys and legal staff for immigration cases in the Seattle or Tacoma immigration

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