Archive | Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/17

NVC’s memorial wall is worth a thousand words

NVC’s memorial wall is worth a thousand words

It was a project that began in May 2009. The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) needed more parking space at its location at 1212 South King Street in the International District.

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Racial violence changes U.S. student and his school

Racial violence changes U.S. student and his school

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (AP) — Duong Nghe Ly cannot wait to begin his senior year at South Philadelphia High School.

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Semi-Pro: Korean American keeps football dream alive

Semi-Pro: Korean American keeps football dream alive

Rich Lee-Kim first played football in the fourth grade. However, he was told that he needed to play with the sixth and seventh graders because he was bigger than all of his classmates.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/172 Comments

Get schooled by Women of Color Empowered

Get schooled by Women of Color Empowered

We all have a favorite educator that shaped us into the persons we are. Well, now there’s a chance to honor some of these unsung heroes on Sept. 24 at China Harbor Restaurant.

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Posted in Education, Profiles, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/170 Comments

Chinese-speaking delegation stands up for grocery store workers’ battle for a fair contract

Chinese-speaking delegation stands up for grocery store workers’ battle for a fair contract

Since March, 25,000 grocery store workers across Puget Sound have been in negotiations for a new contract. These workers are union members of UFCW 21, UFCW 81

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/170 Comments

Threats for family moving into Ore. home

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (AP) _ Clackamas County sheriff’s officers are investigating a racial harassment case involving an Asian American family moving into a home in the southeast Portland suburb of Happy Valley.

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Renton doctor Chang Shin champions free clinic, helps Korean community

Renton doctor Chang Shin champions free clinic, helps Korean community

Dr. Chang Shin has a basic philosophy that drives his dedication to serving others. “After age 50, you have learned something from society and you should try to return it.”

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Karen Matsuda a trail blazer for women’s health services and nurse practioners

Karen Matsuda a trail blazer for women’s health services and nurse practioners

Karen Matsuda is a passionate nurse, an advocate for underrepresented communities and women’s health, and a deputy regional health administrator.

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/175 Comments

Put ‘A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop’ together, and it’s confusing

Put ‘A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop’ together, and it’s confusing

“A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop,” the new film from Chinese director Yimou Zhang, is his first film adapted from a Western source.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/170 Comments

Aug. 6–8: Local tennis teams win USTA PNW championships

Aug. 6–8: Local tennis teams win USTA PNW championships

Four local tennis teams won in the United States Tennis Association League Pacific Northwest Section Championships. More than 65 teams participated in the competition in Portland, Ore.

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Aug. 24: Seattle Tilth and the WILD Youth program hold an ‘Iron Chef’-style event

Aug. 24: Seattle Tilth and the WILD Youth program hold an ‘Iron Chef’-style event

The Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) Youth program hosted an “Iron Chef” event to present to the community what they learned from the WILD Master Composter

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Aug. 20: Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation raises more than $30,000 for scholarships and libraries

Aug. 20: Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation raises more than $30,000 for scholarships and libraries

The Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation (VNSF) held its 6th Annual Benefit Event at the New Holly Gathering Hall. The event drew more than 80 guests

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Aug. 21: EDI picnic full of good food and happy people

Aug. 21: EDI picnic full of good food and happy people

Approximately 350 people came to Executive Development Institute’s 2010 Leadership Community Picnic held at Lake Boren Park in Newcastle.

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Editorial: Are racial conflicts between minorities swept under the rug by media and society?

In December 2009, we ran a story that many of our readers may have overlooked. At the time, even we didn’t think the story was front page worthy, so we tucked it away on page three.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 37 | 9/11-9/172 Comments

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