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Business as Usual

Chamber of Commerce officials and business owners say that federal stimulus money has not been effective at helping minority-owned businesses in Washington even though $5.4 billion was awarded to the state, according to the...

Business as Usual

Tara Tamaribuchi draws inspiration from her personal experiences, her life as a mother, and her ancestral history in her art practice. Growing up, Tamaribuchi heard stories about her father being born in “camp,” but did not learn about the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese and Japanese-Americans until she was around 10 years old at the height of the movement for redress. She recalls searching for books at the public library and reading all four books on Japanese-American Incarceration available at the University of California, Irvine, and then going to her family to ask about it.

It’s Not Business, it’s Personal

Chamber of Commerce officials and business owners say that federal stimulus money has not been effective at helping minority-owned businesses in Washington even though $5.4 billion has been awarded to the state, according to...

It’s Not Business, it’s Personal

Chamber of Commerce officials and business owners say that federal stimulus money has not been effective at helping minority-owned businesses in Washington even though $5.4 billion has been awarded to the state, according to...