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Awarding diversity at the top

Awarding diversity at the top

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly When Christian Chin began his ministry at the University of Washington, he recalls that he had 10

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Linda Lau, nonpartisan, is running unopposed for Court of Appeals Judge, Division 1, District 1,

Sept. 12 and Sept. 13: Centennial Celebration Symposium a success

Sept. 12 and Sept. 13: Centennial Celebration Symposium a success

17 September 2009

Chuimei Ho and husband Ben Bronson organized the Asian-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Centennial Celebration Symposium because they wanted to shed light on an overlooked piece of history: the roles of Asian-Pacific Islanders in the 1909 exposition, a world’s fair.

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New research shows how Asian American women are affected differently by non-smoking rules and policies

17 September 2009

In a recent study, UC Davis researcher Elisa Tong found that the effectiveness of smoke-free regulations among Asian American women depends largely on socioeconomic status.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 28 No 39 | 9/19 - 9/250 Comments

Bellevue survey finds racial barriers in health care

17 September 2009

A new community survey reveals that even with increasing diversity in Bellevue, communities of color face barriers to quality, affordable health care.

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Goodwill program teaches youth skills for success

17 September 2009

This summer, Goodwill (in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Center for Career Alternatives) implemented an eight-week program to teach career and life skills to 40 low-income teens in the community.

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Blog: How did I spend my 9/11 day?

Blog: How did I spend my 9/11 day?

14 September 2009

I am not one of Washington state’s powerful women, but I was generous to host them in a dim sum lunch in the New Hong Kong Restaurant, in the International District.

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Blog: The MC is the glue of the program

Blog: The MC is the glue of the program

14 September 2009

Have you felt annoyed at events when speakers go on and on? How do you stop them? If your program is not strong but has a great emcee, s/he would know how to make it work.

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Blog: Working in a recession

Blog: Working in a recession

14 September 2009

Risk-taking is a scary matter especially during recession. If you get stuck in a job you dislike, this might not be a good time to switch jobs. Yet, I was asked to mentor a group of young Asian American professionals last week on Sept. 10 on the subject. They were taking a leadership class sponsored by the Executive Development Institute (http://www.ediorg.org)

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Weekend symposium to celebrate 100 years

Weekend symposium to celebrate 100 years

10 September 2009

For archaeologist Chuimei Ho and husband Ben Bronson, Asian American history is not only about understanding the past — it’s about giving value to the present.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Multi-Cultural Center in Kitsap County looks to the future while keeping an eye on its past

Multi-Cultural Center in Kitsap County looks to the future while keeping an eye on its past

10 September 2009

Having a place to encourage diversity and fellowship has been important to many Asian American groups throughout the decades. This has been especially true throughout Washington state. Opening such a place is an entirely different matter and requires perseverance.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Museum of Chinese in America gets a new home

10 September 2009

NEW YORK (AP) — In cramped quarters in Chinatown, staff at the Museum of Chinese in America had to be careful not to step on any schoolchildren as they taught a class about the role Chinese immigrants played in building the Transcontinental Railroad.

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Posted in National News, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Dieter Cui: Pioneer in Music

Dieter Cui: Pioneer in Music

10 September 2009

“I want to spend more time teaching, have more performances or concerts in Asian countries, and prepare more songs to enrich my program,” Cui said. “[I want to] introduce more sounds, not only to the Chinese community [but] to all Asian people.”

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Editorial: Obama says kids should stay in school — Why is there controversy in this?

10 September 2009

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, many kids were waking up before noon for the first time in months. They were going back to school. This year, however, their first day started out a little differently. Many watched and listened to President Obama on TV as he delivered some remarks about getting an education and doing well in school.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Commentary: “Back to school” means making immunization a priority

Commentary: “Back to school” means making immunization a priority

10 September 2009

Every summer as school approaches, a common theme rings: Make sure your child is fully immunized. One reason for the plea is that children who are not immunized may not attend school. In fact, we’ve heard the cry to immunize so often that the tendency of some is to simply ignore it.

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Women of Color Empowered to speak about politics and government

Women of Color Empowered to speak about politics and government

10 September 2009

The Women of Color Empowered luncheon will be held at China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11:30 a.m. The event honors women who are accomplished in their careers, who have contributed significantly to local communities of color, and who have inspired others to follow their lead.

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/187 Comments

Aug. 7: Chen, Gee, and Nguyen to the Federal bench

Aug. 7: Chen, Gee, and Nguyen to the Federal bench

10 September 2009

In August, President Obama nominated Federal Magistrate Judge Edward Chen and Los Angeles lawyer Dolly Gee to the United States District Court bench in California. Their nominations follow the nomination of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Nguyen for the position of United States District Judge.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

Aug. 24: Choi is Beijing bound

Aug. 24: Choi is Beijing bound

10 September 2009

Chloe Choi, 16, a recipient of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI) scholarship, left for Beijing High School No. 80 to study Mandarin.

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Aug. 22: Aki Kurose Middle School gets cleaned up

Aug. 22: Aki Kurose Middle School gets cleaned up

10 September 2009

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) sponsored the 9th annual Aki Kurose Middle School Beautification Project. Mori Kurose-Rothman, one of Aki Kurose’s grandsons, organized the clean up for the second year. Rothman is a sophomore at New York University.

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Aug. 20: WongDoody is number 3

Aug. 20: WongDoody is number 3

10 September 2009

Marketing ideas agency WongDoody, founded in 1993 in Seattle by Tracy Wong (executive creative director/chairman) and Pat Doody (president), was ranked third on the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Best Workplaces” list at an awards ceremony held at Safeco Field.

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Aug. 25: Yip to lead ICHS Foundation

Aug. 25: Yip to lead ICHS Foundation

10 September 2009

The International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation announced Andy Yip as its new interim executive director.

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Aug. 29: TAPS dinner raises funds for good cause

Aug. 29: TAPS dinner raises funds for good cause

10 September 2009

The Taiwanese American Professionals Society (TAPS) hosted more than 100 people at its dinner and raised $11,274 through dinner & raffle ticket sales and donations. Donations will benefit the Social Relief Fund of Kaohsiung County and Morakot Typhoon Rescues Fund.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 38 | 9/12 - 9/180 Comments

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