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Helping Link a source of pride, skills for Vietnamese community

Helping Link a source of pride, skills for Vietnamese community

Leilani Leach July 21, 2016 0

It’s a typical weeknight at Helping Link. There are volunteers in the office printing homework assignments for ESL students. People from multiple generations are talking and laughing around a small round table sharing chicken

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Announcement: APALA honors Luisa Blue

Announcement: APALA honors Luisa Blue

The International Examiner July 21, 2016 0

On July 11, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) held an event to honor Luisa Blue’s election as the first ever Asian American Pacific Islander to serve as an international officer of the Service

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Northwest Labor Activism: Honoring the legacy of Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo

Northwest Labor Activism: Honoring the legacy of Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo

The International Examiner July 21, 2016 0

On July 6, 2016, the International Examiner published several stories highlighting Northwest Labor Activism and the legacy of Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo. The Rite of Passage Memories of Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo:

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Candidates debate for 7th Congressional District seat

Candidates debate for 7th Congressional District seat

Taylor McAvoy July 21, 2016 0

Community members gathered in the Seattle Central Public Library auditorium on July 14 to hear Pramila Jayapal, Joe McDermott, and Brady Walkinshaw debate their candidacy for Congress. Jayapal is in her first term as

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CIRCC forum provides some post-July 4th fireworks ahead of state primary

CIRCC forum provides some post-July 4th fireworks ahead of state primary

Jeanie Lindsay July 21, 2016 0

Candidates and communities came together Saturday, July 9 for a lively forum where hotly debated questions surrounding immigration, housing affordability, and safety challenged potential office holders. The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of

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19 people from 14 countries naturalized on Flag Day at Seattle City Hall

19 people from 14 countries naturalized on Flag Day at Seattle City Hall

Pinky Gupta July 20, 2016 0

At end of the ceremony every new citizen had small souvenir American flags which were distributed at the event and they immediately registered to vote and completed their passport applications.

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SPD clearing encampments under I-5  Freeway in Chinatown-International  District

SPD clearing encampments under I-5 Freeway in Chinatown-International District

The International Examiner July 20, 2016 0

The Seattle Police Department began clearing the tents and encampments under the I-5 freeway starting Monday, July 18. The clean-up will continue through the week, with the goal of keeping the sidewalks and public

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State Superintendent sues Washington state and seven school districts

State Superintendent sues Washington state and seven school districts

The International Examiner July 19, 2016 0

On July 14, the Washington State Supreme Court ordered the plaintiffs and defendants to appear in court on September 7 to determine what the state has done and needs to do in order to

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Q&A: Kyu Lee, the UW graduate who made “Gangnam Style” famous

Q&A: Kyu Lee, the UW graduate who made “Gangnam Style” famous

Rhea Panela July 15, 2016 0

Kyu Lee, a Korean American from Mercer Island, took the world by storm when he introduced K-Pop star PSY to Scooter Braun, the talent manager of Justin Bieber and the British-Irish band The Wanted.

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Remembering the effervescent, empathetic Ruth Woo

Remembering the effervescent, empathetic Ruth Woo

The International Examiner July 14, 2016 0

Community leader and organizer Ruth Woo passed away on Wednesday, July 13 at the age of 89. Politically savvy and intuned, empathetic and effervescent, Woo's legacy is highlighted by her gift of getting people

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