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County Council, Port, School Board candidates speak to the community at 7th annual API...

About 100 community members attended the 7th annual Asian Pacific Islander Candidate Forum at the International District/Chinatown Community Center, held on Wednesday, October 9. King County Council District 2 Councilmember Larry Gossett is seeking his 7th...

ISRD board elections determine the future of the International District: Voter registration deadline is...

The Chinatown-International District is undergoing rapid change. Within the past year, the neighborhood saw the ground breaking of the first luxury condominium high rise, Koda Condominiums. Celebrity Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s 17th restaurant, Momosan,...

Opinion: CID community protests threats of gentrification and displacement of elders: “Lola needs a...

“Dad is a Nisei (second generation Japanese American), who served honorably in the U.S. Army, and has been a resident at Keiro for almost a decade, for that we are forever grateful. His mother,...

Surviving my partner’s father

I still think about flipping my partner’s father over. Late January, my partner, Nina, and I made the drive up from Seattle to Bellingham to meet her family for the first time for make-up Christmas....

CID Coalition Supports Firs Homeowners Association against eviction

Members of the Chinatown-International District (CID) Coalition joined the Firs Homeowners Association (HOA) in a public demonstration outside the church, to support a low-income, mostly Hispanic immigrant community that faces eviction from the mobile home park.

Concerns over 14-story development project erupt at community meeting

On September 21, developers of a proposed project on 8th and Lane Street hosted a community meeting at the Chinatown Community Center to present the project to the community and answer questions. The meeting...

From Standing Rock to the Pacific Northwest: The national fight for Indigenous rights

On Friday, November 18, the Pre-conquest Indigenous Cultures & its Aftermath (PICA) Conference held its last day with a theme exploring The Struggle for Indigenous Communities for Self Determination. PICA celebrates the similarities and...

Making Art Accessible: 21 Progress Social Justice Art Gallery

Imagine a space where communities of color come together and express themselves through art. What issues will appear on canvas? What stories will be brought to life? What would that look like? On Thursday,...

Opinion: The Elephant is still in the Room—Race and the Backlash Against Ethnic Studies

We are watching the administration. So President Ana Marie Cauce and Dean Robert Stacey, when will we have our Ethnic Studies graduate program? When will we have more faculty for Ethnic Studies? And when will students of color become a priority for the university?

Gordon H. Chang’s Fateful Ties: China, America’s number one obsession

Gordon H. Chang will be in Seattle and will be reading Fateful Ties on Thursday, October 22, 2015