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Acrobatic juggling runs through the blood of the Famiglia Gentile

Acrobatic juggling runs through the blood of the Famiglia Gentile

Chris Potter March 23, 2017 0

On March 16, 2017, the 14th Annual Moisture Festival opened with a high-energy foot juggling performance by Famiglia Gentile. Carlo and Orlene Gentile and their four children—Guisi (1), Gioia (5), Giulia (8), and Gianluca

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#Resister—March 23, 2017: Turn Fear and Anger into Action

#Resister—March 23, 2017: Turn Fear and Anger into Action

The International Examiner March 23, 2017 0

The past few weeks have seen the need for activism clearly demonstrated in both global and local politics. With the proposed travel ban blocked once more, it’s clear that the voice of the people

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Millennials Reflect on Executive Order 9066 and its Modern Parallels

Millennials Reflect on Executive Order 9066 and its Modern Parallels

Kai Eng March 23, 2017 0

The second iteration of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travel from seven (now six) predominantly Muslim countries was recently blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii

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Engaging Across Generations: 22nd Annual Candlelight Vigil

Engaging Across Generations: 22nd Annual Candlelight Vigil

Derek Dizon March 20, 2017 0

By Derek Dizon & Nikki Caintic API Chaya API Chaya works to build power in Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander communities to address the root causes of violence. As an organization that provides

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Val Kalei Kanuha seeks alternative solutions to domestic violence

Val Kalei Kanuha seeks alternative solutions to domestic violence

Lyra Fontaine March 19, 2017 0

One of the earliest advocates for women and children, Val Kalei Kanuha has been an activist, therapist, consultant, and researcher for most of her life. “I feel really lucky to have been in the

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Aunty Tay retires from InterIm CDA after 20 years of service

Aunty Tay retires from InterIm CDA after 20 years of service

Ester Kim March 18, 2017 0

Before investing decades of work in Seattle’s Chinatown International District, Tay Quach grew up in Vietnam speaking Vietnamese as well as Cantonese and Mandarin, as her grandfather had immigrated from China. Tay Quach, otherwise

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The ACA: Where it stands and how it affects the API community

The ACA: Where it stands and how it affects the API community

Kelsey Hamlin March 15, 2017 0

Since January, President Donald Trump’s administration has been the focus of protests and rallies, speeches and movements across the nation. It can get a little difficult keeping track of every topic that’s bound to

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Michael Byun speaks on resignation of 10 members from the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs

Michael Byun speaks on resignation of 10 members from the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs

Chetanya Robinson March 15, 2017 0

Ever since President Bill Clinton established the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in 1999, there’s been a bridge between AAPI communities across the country and the federal government agencies that

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Rocky Sandoval: Teacher by day, singer/songwriter by night

Rocky Sandoval: Teacher by day, singer/songwriter by night

Maureen Francisco March 13, 2017 0

His students know him as Jeuneese Sandoval. To the rest of the world, he’s Rocky Sandoval, a singer, songwriter from Tacoma who made his world debut on MTV’s the Score, followed by being a

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A No-No Boy for the 21st Century

A No-No Boy for the 21st Century

Frank Abe March 6, 2017 0

When journalist Ryusuke Kawai first proposed the idea two years ago of writing a completely new translation of John Okada’s landmark novel of postwar Seattle, I was surprised at the notion that one was

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