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Janice Deguchi named new COO at Nikkei Concerns

Janice Deguchi named new COO at Nikkei Concerns

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Janice Deguchi

Nikkei Concerns has announced Janice Deguchi will be its new chief operating officer beginning Sept. 2. Her extensive experience in strategic planning, program development and management, advocacy, fundraising, and capital projects will support the nonprofit as it launches into a new era of senior health care services.

Deguchi has served as executive director of the Denise Louie Education Center since 1997. Before that, she was director of development at the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, where she engaged with the community and worked to improve opportunities for seniors.

Deguchi holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Washington, and a M.Ed. in adult education and training from Seattle University. (end)

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/4Comments (0)

COMMENTARY: Families and education levy hold key to livable wage jobs for our children

COMMENTARY: Families and education levy hold key to livable wage jobs for our children

Janice Deguchi

By Janice Deguchi and Kristina Johnson
For Northwest Asian Weekly

By 2018, 67 percent of jobs in Washington will require post-secondary education. Today, only 25 percent of King County residents who have a bachelor’s degree or higher were born in Washington state.

The City of Seattle elections are quickly approaching, and on the ballot this year is the renewal of the Families and Education Levy, an essential source of grant money for the Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC). Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 30 No 44 | 10/29-11/4Comments (0)

Commentary: First Hill Streetcar to threaten access to International District Village Square

Commentary: First Hill Streetcar to threaten access to International District Village Square

Teresita Batayola (left), Maiko Winkler-Chin (middle), and Janice Deguchi (right)

By Teresita Batayola, Maiko Winkler-Chin, and Janice Deguchi
For Northwest Asian Weekly

Approaching International District/Chinatown from the southeast, you are quickly in the midst of vibrant activity centered on 8th Avenue South, with South Dearborn and South Lane Streets as its borders. Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 30 No 28 | 7/9-7/15Comments (0)

Commentary: Can’t cut WCCC subsidy, crucial to families

Commentary: Can’t cut WCCC subsidy, crucial to families

By Janice Deguchi
For Northwest Asian Weekly

Arnold and Ling Huan Lui are bakers with twins that are enrolled in Denise Louie Education Center’s full day child care program. Washington State’s Working Connections Child Care (WCCC) subsidy helps them afford full day care for their girls by paying a portion of the cost of care. “Basically, my wife’s income goes to insurance and childcare. Because of the WCCC, we don’t have to rely on other government assistance,” said Lui. Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 29 No 5 | 1/30-2/5Comments (1)

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