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Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

Miller Hayashi Architects was merited a Masonry Institute of Washington 2014 design award for their work for

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Student advances in piano competition

Student advances in piano competition

Justin Zhu Cai, a Spokane native, will travel to Boise, Idaho, in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the MTNA division competition. Winners of each State Competition advance to the division competition. Division winners then proceed to the National Competition Finals.

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When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce November hosted a luncheon “When Seattle meets China:

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KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

The Korean American Coalition of Washington 2014 Awards Gala, “Empower and Expand,” took place on October 17 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The awards celebrate those who have empowered members in the community through their service. About 200 community members, leaders and elected officials attended.

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Frieda Takamura, lifetime contributor to the Asian community

Frieda Takamura, lifetime contributor to the Asian community

By Senhao Liu Northwest Asian Weekly From being a teacher to a policymaker in education improvement, Frieda Takamura has contributed much during the past 40 years to the Asian Pacific Islander community.

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Leny Valerio-Buford: A history of helping others reach a higher education

Leny Valerio-Buford: A history of helping others reach a higher education

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Conversations, discussions and debates were a normal thing in Lenore (Leny) Valerio-Buford’s household growing up in the Philippines. Valerio-Buford was born and raised in a small town called Taypay. She was the second oldest of six children. She has four sisters and one brother, who is the youngest.  She […]

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Memorial for Henry Miyatake

Memorial for Henry Miyatake

There will be a community memorial event for redress activist Henry Miyatake on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 S King Street, Seattle, WA 98144. A pre-event social, with light refreshments, will begin at 1:00 PM. The memorial program will be from 2:00-3:00 PM.

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Japanese students visit CPTC for study tour

Japanese students visit CPTC for study tour

By Somer Hanson Clover Park Technical College A group of Japanese medical laboratory students from Osaka Jikei College visited Clover Park Technical College in

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Day writer and translator Jay Rubin walked into the office of Chin Music Press when it was establishing itself in

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Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

  Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated for the first time at the State Department on Thursday Oct. 23. The Co-Chair of WASITRAC, Debadutta Dash was among the invited guest among 200 other guests, including a large number of eminent Indian Americans, were present to celebrate Diwali for the first time at the State […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) opened a cultural cornerstone and family friendly community cafe in Seattle

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White House’s new liaison to the LGBT community

White House’s new liaison to the LGBT community

Aditi Hardikar started as the new Associate Director of Public Engagement in the Office of Public Engagement Nov. 10. In her role, she is the White House’s primary liaison to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community and Asian American and Pacific Islander community. (end)

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InterIm honored

InterIm honored

The Raikes Foundation honored InterIm for reaching the highest bar of quality on its out-of-school-time

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Saturay honored with nonprofit leader award

Saturay honored with nonprofit leader award

Jonathan Saturay was honored as the winning “Emerging Leader” at the third annual Light a Fire Awards dinner sponsored by Seattle Metropolitan in partnership with The Seattle Foundation. The Light a Fire awards honors nonprofit organizations and individuals whose extraordinary acts of service embody the spirit of giving to make our region more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, […]

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Celebrating a lifetime of community service: Fred Yee

Celebrating a lifetime of community service: Fred Yee

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Yee was a Chinese American student who wanted to please his family by studying science. So he chose geology, but he quickly realized that community service was his real passion. When he was 18, Yee arrived at Seattle from Hong Kong in August 1969. The original plan was […]

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NAAAP scholarship gala

NAAAP scholarship gala

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 35th annual scholarship

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AAPIs more likely to be caregivers

A  new report released by AARP, “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,” reveals that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. The data shows: -More than any other racial or ethnic group, the vast majority of AAPIs believe that caring for parents is […]

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Free job preparation classes

Bellevue College is offering free Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September.

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Help with startup ideas

The Seattle Public Library will host Startup Weekend EDU Seattle from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23. The public is invited to watch education-based startup teams demonstrate their new product and service ideas from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

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Welcome home! — Kenneth Bae finally gets home, family, pizza, and freedom

Welcome home! — Kenneth Bae finally gets home, family, pizza, and freedom

By Donna Bankinship and Josh Lederman Associated Press SEATTLE (AP)—Kenneth Bae arrived home after two years of imprisonment in North

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