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Journey for Justice tells the story of the life of labor organizer Larry Itliong...

It is well known that children’s literature has a powerful ability to provide impactful and long-lasting lessons on its target audience. They can make our youth smile, laugh and feel empathy for the people...

College women unite to bring their abuser to justice in “These Violent Delights”

This review contains minor spoilers. With the many stories that have collectively made up the #MeToo movement, you could easily imagine Victoria Namkung’s These Violent Delights as one among the mix. Namkung writes with ferocity,...

20 years strong, WILD connects teenagers to the environment

Founded in 1997, WILD teaches teenagers leadership skills through a lens of environmental justice and equity. Over the course of two decades, the program has been responsible for engaging over 1,000 youth, predominantly Asian and Pacific Islander youth from low-income, immigrant and refugee families, in developing their skills in community activism, advocacy and environmental justice

Stephanie Han’s ‘Swimming in Hong Kong’ is a thoughtful portrayal of connections

Stephanie Han’s Swimming in Hong Kong begins with a short story that’s aptly titled “Invisible.” In it, a Korean-American journalist sits in a late-night Hong Kong bar, taking note of all that she sees around...

Freehold Theatre relocating to International District

As you’re walking through the International District this winter, expect to see a familiar staple of Seattle’s theatre scene. The Freehold Theatre, currently located in Belltown, is relocating to the neighborhood, at 515 Maynard Avenue...

Marcos atrocities remembered in two new books

“Never forget!” “Never again!” These are the sentiments that echo across Mila De Guzman’s Women Against Marcos and Myles Garcia’s Thirty Years Later, two books that chronicle the 20-year regime of Ferdinand Marcos, albeit in different...

The Last Mistress of Jose Rizal, a multigenerational story

“We heard her story from various people—distant aunts, family compadres, strangers. With each telling it was never quite the same. It traveled across family lines and continents, passed down generations, saved like candy wrappers...

Robert Flor Captures Cannery Memories in Poetry

The histories of the Filipino diaspora spread far and wide. Many live across the globe, experiencing lives unique with ties to their identities. In the United States, Filipino Americans have had a long, detailed...

In Review: ‘Delano Manongs,’ a story of Filipino perseverance

Day by day, people go about their lives, often unaware of who and what came before them. The stories of previous generations, and the contributions they’ve made, have shaped our present day in ways...