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Tacoma deportation event creates cross-community engagement through shared resources

Tacoma Healing Awareness Community (THAC) held their annual Deportation Town Hall on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma, Washington, about five miles away from the Northwest Detention Center,...

Social justice collective Gabriela Seattle celebrates 11 years

Human rights collective Gabriela Seattle celebrated its 11th anniversary at the newly opened Happy Grillmore in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood on October 28. The anniversary was the closing event in a series of cultural workshops called Pinay Autumn Nights.

Flashpoint in U.S.-Cambodia Repatriation Agreement has origins in work by grassroots groups

On October 17, the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a leading advocate organization for people of Southeast Asian descent, issued a press release stating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had initiated a...

Mayoral candidate forum focuses on immigrants, refugees and communities of color

The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color (CIRCC) hosted a mayoral candidate forum at the Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle on July 15. The forum was divided into two segments; the first...

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia visits with Cambodian American community of Washington

On July 8th, the Cambodian American community of Washington State hosted US Ambassador William Heidt and family, which culminated in a dinner reception honoring his visit.