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Commentary: Seize the time again … again!

Commentary: Seize the time again … again!

By Frank Irigon
For Northwest Asian Weekly

At the 40th anniversary event, from left: Bruce Harrell, Alan Sugiyama, Mike Tagawa, Ruthann Kurose, YK Kuniyuki, Keith Yamaguchi, Sue Tomita, Frank Irigon, Paul Killpatrick, and Annie Galarosa (kneeling) (Photo by Eugene Tagawa)

On Feb. 9 and March 2, 1971, the Oriental Student Union, led by co-chairs Alan Sugiyama and Mike Tagawa, led demonstrations at Seattle Central Community College, closing the district’s administration building to protest the lack of Asian American administrators at the multiethnic college. Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 30 No 19 | 5/7-5/13Comments (0)

Dec. 3: Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama honored with Spirit Awards from the Urban League

Dec. 3: Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama honored with Spirit Awards from the Urban League

Al Sugiyama (right) with Cornel West, the featured speaker, at the Urban League’s Annual Benefit Breakfast

At the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s 11th Annual Benefit Breakfast, Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama were each presented with a 2010 Spirit Award. Jayapal is the founder and executive director of OneAmerica, a nonprofit organization. Sugiyama is the founder and served as the executive director of the Center for Career Alternatives. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/24Comments (0)

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