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King County Council proclamation recognizes WWII Filipino veterans

King County Council proclamation recognizes WWII Filipino veterans

Chetanya Robinson October 16, 2017 0

Today the King County Council released a proclamation recognizing Filipino World War II veterans who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal. Congress will hold a ceremony recognizing these veterans on October 25. A single gold medal

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National Week of Action on Immigration: API community members stand up for immigrants, DACA recipients

National Week of Action on Immigration: API community members stand up for immigrants, DACA recipients

Chetanya Robinson October 11, 2017 0

Ji Soo Kim came to the United States from South Korea with her parents when she was two years old. Now 21, she recently graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in

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Concerns over 14-story development project erupt at community meeting

Concerns over 14-story development project erupt at community meeting

Jacqueline E. Wu October 11, 2017 0

On September 21, developers of a proposed project on 8th and Lane Street hosted a community meeting at the Chinatown Community Center to present the project to the community and answer questions. The meeting

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Port of Seattle’s Lindsay Pulsifer is a Northwest pioneer

Port of Seattle’s Lindsay Pulsifer is a Northwest pioneer

Mitsue Cook October 11, 2017 0

On August 4, the online issue of the Port of Seattle’s Connections newsletter announced: “The Port of Seattle is now recruiting for the next Maritime Division Managing Director.” Lindsay Pulsifer is retiring after more

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Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Leilani Leach October 11, 2017 0

The child was taken by his parents in the middle of the night, fleeing the country and a dangerous political leader. Even before he was born, the family was on the move, denied room

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API Candidate Forum: Who do I Vote For Seattle School Board on November 7?

API Candidate Forum: Who do I Vote For Seattle School Board on November 7?

Guest Contributor October 10, 2017 0

Education is very important to our Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. In 2016, the Seattle Public Schools enrolled 8,027 (15%) API students and served 2,031 (24%) API bilingual students. The graduation rate is 77%.

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Sadhana: Hindu Progressives in Action organize for environmental justice

Sadhana: Hindu Progressives in Action organize for environmental justice

Robert Hirschfield October 5, 2017 0

NEW YORK—On the first Saturday of almost every month Hindus from New York’s temples, organized by Sadhana, scour the waters and beaches of Jamaica Bay, by JFK Airport, with garbage bags and metal pickers,

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Celebrating the power of bilingualism with OneAmerica

Celebrating the power of bilingualism with OneAmerica

Brenda Kay Neth October 5, 2017 0

“What makes us American is not a question of what we look like, or where our names come from, or the way we pray. What makes us American is our fidelity to a set

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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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