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Soufend Art Show and Block Party a statement on gentrification

Soufend Art Show and Block Party a statement on gentrification

Bunthay Cheam September 23, 2017 0

On August 20, local art collective Paradice Avenue Souf held it’s second annual Soufend Art Show and Block Party, a family friendly event on the intersection of Rainier Ave. S and S. Holly St.

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New KVRU station manager Sharon Maeda shares her vision for Rainier Valley Radio

New KVRU station manager Sharon Maeda shares her vision for Rainier Valley Radio

Kamna Shastri September 22, 2017 0

KVRU 105.7 FM just finished testing its signal on September 16. The community radio station off of Rainier Ave is all set to start providing diverse programming by and for Rainier Valley residents. Sharon

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Watching Cambodia’s free press and democracy fade away

Watching Cambodia’s free press and democracy fade away

Julia-Grace Sanders September 19, 2017 0

Even after four years of studying and practicing journalism at the University of Washington, I don’t believe I truly understood the value of press freedom until I watched it disappear in Cambodia

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SEAeD Coalition highlights Southeast Asian educational experiences

SEAeD Coalition highlights Southeast Asian educational experiences

Kae Chan Saeteurn September 16, 2017 0

On August 25, community members gathered together for Beyond the Numbers: SEAs In Education, an event focused on highlighting the educational experiences of Southeast Asian communities. The event, consisting of discussions and performances, was

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Sajean Geer’s independence and self-reliance: The hidden keys to survival

Sajean Geer’s independence and self-reliance: The hidden keys to survival

Chris Juergens September 13, 2017 0

“I never really panicked and just took it all in stride,” Sajean Geer said about getting lost in the woods of the Olympic Peninsula with her dog for six days in July, while on a

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Mayor Ed Murray is resigning, following new abuse allegations

Mayor Ed Murray is resigning, following new abuse allegations

The International Examiner September 12, 2017 0

Mayor Ed Murray is resigning after new allegations that he sexually abused his cousin in the 1970s. The Seattle Times reported today that Murray's younger cousin Joseph Dyer accused Murray of sexually abusing him when

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Documenting activism in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Documenting activism in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Taylor McAvoy September 12, 2017 0

Cohen’s film Paint it Red follows Ho, an organizer for Chinatown Concern Group (CCG) and other community activists as they fight against a major development plan, discrimination, gentrification, and for social equality.

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Community feels left in the dark about Donnie Chin murder investigation

Community feels left in the dark about Donnie Chin murder investigation

Kelsey Hamlin September 12, 2017 0

Donnie Chin was perhaps one of the International District’s most beloved community members. He was a watchdog, a friend, and a family man. Since his death on July 23, 2015, when 59-year-old Chin was

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Trump to end DACA, which shields thousands of undocumented immigrants

Trump to end DACA, which shields thousands of undocumented immigrants

The International Examiner September 4, 2017 0

President Trump is considering ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children -- sometimes called Dreamers -- to stay in the

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With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

New America Media September 3, 2017 0

Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely a result of inadequate funding from Congress. Some of

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