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Facing deportation — Hearing begins for Korean American adoptee & abuse survivor Adam Crapser

Facing deportation — Hearing begins for Korean American adoptee & abuse survivor Adam Crapser

By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly After a month of increasing social media outrage over the plight of Adam Crapser, the Korean American adoptee and abuse survivor appeared in a US immigration court April 2 on what was also Crapser’s 40th birthday. His deportation hearing is being held in Oregon in front of immigration Judge Michael […]

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An evening with Eddie Huang

An evening with Eddie Huang

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Food personality, author, and now sitcom personality (represented in character) Eddie Huang will be speaking at the University of Washington April 21st. The evening is presented by the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) Arts & Entertainment, HUB Culture & Pop Programs at the University of Washington, the […]

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Exploring all angles of identity — UW Hosts 2nd Annual Asians Collaborating Together Conference

Exploring all angles of identity — UW Hosts 2nd Annual Asians Collaborating Together Conference

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly About 150 people gathered at the University of Washington’s Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center for the 2nd Annual Asians Collaborating Together Conference last Saturday, April 4th. The purpose of the ACT Conference was to provide attendees the opportunity and space to learn, reflect, and act upon Asian and […]

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Okamoto to run for City Council

Okamoto to run for City Council

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If the Seattle City Council wants to pick a candidate who can hit the ground running, and yet has no political ambition to fill in for councilmember Sally Clark who is resigning, John Okamoto, 61, said he’s the pick. An interim director of the City’s Human Resources Department, Okamoto […]

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