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Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

Shawn Porter December 20, 2017 0

In November 2017 Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of CAIR’s Washington state chapter (CAIR-WA), took on a new role in national media relations at CAIR’s national office in Washington,

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Racial disparities, poverty the focus of state budget and policy summit

Racial disparities, poverty the focus of state budget and policy summit

Kelsey Hamlin December 19, 2017 0

At a $70-per-ticket summit on December 7, attendees discussed Washington state’s budget and how to change it to best benefit marginalized people and close wealth gaps

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What happens when ICE comes to call? Information session offers advice for API immigrants and refugees

What happens when ICE comes to call? Information session offers advice for API immigrants and refugees

Grace Madigan December 18, 2017 0

The Seattle Office of Immigrants and Refugees teamed up with the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) for an informational session on the increased Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests of immigrants nationwide

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December 18, 2017—Arts Etc.

December 18, 2017—Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau December 18, 2017 0

IE Arts Editor Alan Chong Lau highlights the latest December happenings in visual arts, film, theater, books and more

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Huraiti Mana celebrates first anniversary with free Polynesian dance classes

Huraiti Mana celebrates first anniversary with free Polynesian dance classes

The International Examiner December 15, 2017 0

Huraiti Mana, a Polynesian dance troupe based in Seattle, will be celebrating its one year anniversary by offering free hula and Tahitian dance classes. Founded by award-winning dancer Kalei’okalani Onzuka, the troupe has been

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State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

State lawmakers discuss how the legislature affects Asian Pacific Islanders

Leilani Leach December 15, 2017 0

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) hosted a Legislative Report Back with state legislators and community leaders on December 7, to discuss bills in

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Redmond poet laureate wields her verses for civic engagement

Redmond poet laureate wields her verses for civic engagement

Tim Gruver December 13, 2017 0

For artist Shin Yu Pai, places carry a tangible relationship to people that words are insufficient to describe

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Poke in Seattle: Different from Hawaii, but exploding in popularity

Poke in Seattle: Different from Hawaii, but exploding in popularity

Aidan Walker December 5, 2017 0

In the past few years in Seattle, people have been lining up all the way down the block at poke restaurants all over the city for a bowl of the customizable delicacy

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As Cambodia cracks down on democracy, local Cambodian Americans feel silenced

As Cambodia cracks down on democracy, local Cambodian Americans feel silenced

Julia-Grace Sanders November 29, 2017 0

As the Cambodian government cracks down on democracy and freedom of expression, the question of how the U.S. government should relate to the Kingdom has become more contentious than ever. Cambodian Americans in Washington

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Jenny Durkan sworn in as Seattle mayor: “I will not forget Donnie Chin”

Jenny Durkan sworn in as Seattle mayor: “I will not forget Donnie Chin”

Chetanya Robinson November 29, 2017 0

Jenny Durkan was sworn in as Seattle's first lesbian mayor and first woman mayor in 92 years at a ceremony in the Wing Luke Museum. The ceremony was the third of five throughout the

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