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Local Cleaning Company Hurts Asian Communities

Often times, the most labor-intensive jobs are also the most unappreciated. Janitorial work is among those services that many people take for granted. I work in a high-rise office building in downtown Seattle, and...

Cuba’s Largest Chinatown and What That Means For APIs

In May, I traveled to Cuba on a women’s delegation with the US Women and Cuba Collaboration. Since 1960, the US government has placed an economic embargo against Cuba. The Cubans refer to this...

What Happens to a Family When a Loved One is Deported?

The emotional and economic hardships on families separated due to deportation are complicated and devastating. Families have to make the hard decision of leaving the country together or splitting up between countries, figure out...

Surveillance Without Suspicion

The IE spoke with Diem Ly, ACRS board member and the director of community impact and external affairs for Comcast, about this work and what it is doing to improve livelihoods and quality of life for our region’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community