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ICHS photo project: Our untold stories of COVID-19 in 2020

This piece is part of COVID-19 in 2020: A look back on health equity & community resilience in Chinatown-International District. The project was led by Seattle photo-journalist Karen Ducey and former ICHS marketing and...

Constituents ask what the most diverse legislature got accomplished this session

Rep. Davina Duerr (D-Bothell) identified herself as the newest legislator in the May 26 virtual town hall hosted by Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington and Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs....

Joe Nguyen challenges 12-year incumbent for King County Executive

Dow Constantine has held office as King County Executive, the highest position in the county government, for 12 years. Constantine has never had a challenger quite like state senator Joe Nguyen, who announced his...

Activists demand hate crime charge for murder of Asian man in Bothell

In the context of the ongoing surge in anti-Asian sentiment, the murder of a Chinese and Vietamese man in Bothell prompts Asian American and Pacific Islander advocacy groups to form the Justice for John...

After defending Ed Murray, can Bruce Harrell be a mayor to survivors?

As sex abuse allegations mounted against former mayor Ed Murray in 2017, then-city councilmembers and current mayoral candidates Lorena González and Bruce Harrell had polar reactions. González, Murray’s former legal counsel, was the first...

What does Mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell’s call for “rebirth” mean for Chinatown-International District?

Bruce Harrell loves a good sports analogy.  When Harrell joined UW football, the team hadn’t been to a Rose Bowl in over a decade. By the time he graduated, Harrell and the Huskies had won...

Born into advocacy, Toshiko Hasegawa announces her next pursuit: Port Commission

“I think about the younger me often,” said Toshiko Hasegawa, the youngest woman of color ever to serve as a state-level cabinet member in Washington. “It's been a long road.”  Hasegawa grew up in what...

Youth-led protests in Hing Hay Park and King County against anti-Asian hate start and...

On Feb.14, Youtube account “revealkarens” posted a video of woman admitting to calling a man an anti-Asian racial slur after hitting his car with a snowball in Renton, WA. The video, capturing one of...

API Legislative Week rallies around Asian-American led Working Families Tax Credit

Every other year, The Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) organizes the API Legislative Day. According to event organizer Shomya Tripathy, the coalition usually busses thousands of API community members to Olympia to meet with...