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Local healthcare podcast bridges systemic gaps in patient care for ANHPIAs

From within the heart of Seattle’s Asian Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander American (ANHPIA) community, the Healthcare for Humans podcast emerges as a bridge connecting systemic gaps in patient care. The series serves as...

Local Muslim civil rights advocate takes national role in D.C.

In November 2017 Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of CAIR’s Washington state chapter (CAIR-WA), took on a new role in national media relations at CAIR’s national office in Washington, D.C.

Danny Woo Garden celebrates four decades with new exhibit

The garden expanded its services and began offering summertime gardening and nutritional education for young adults and children living in the area in 2009. Now, over 240 local students annually learn about sustainable gardening practices, sources of natural food, working in kind with the environment and animal caretaking.

Seattle Technology Matching Fund targets technological divide

Awardees digitally enable communities

Nonviolent rallies against hookah bars lead to city action

Mayor Ed Murray commits to closing Seattle hookah lounges

ACRS Walk for Rice fights hunger—one grain at a time

The 25th annual ACRS Walk for Rice brings community together to raise over $200,000 for the ACRS Food Bank.

DACA forum reaches out to Seattle Tongan community

21Progress hosts forum as part of their Fearless Asians for Immigration Reform (FAIR!) campaign. The campaign helps undocumented Asian immigrants apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Cheryl Chow Court—50 new low income apartments become homes

LIHI project honors Cheryl Chow legacy in community