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CVA 2023: Martha Choe receives ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award

Martha Choe has done it all throughout her storied career and life — as a teacher, banker, politician, administrator, and activist. Today, instead of retiring, Choe prefers to say that she is “rewired” to...

Seattle Fire Department to test run new overdose response unit in the CID, where...

The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) is expanding its Health One program to include a new pilot overdose response unit as part of Mayor Harrell’s Downtown Activation Plan — an executive order announced in April....

CID graffiti abatement program relaunches

The City of Seattle has partnered with Uplift Northwest to launch a Graffiti Abatement Program (GAP). The program will focus on removing and discouraging graffiti in the Chinatown International District (CID.) This initiative is...

Banner, Nihonmachi Alley design initiative in Japantown kicks off

A Japantown banner project is in its final stages while a design initiative for improvements to the historic and culturally significant Nihonmachi Alley is underway. The banners are part of a larger initiative called...

The Danny Woo Community Garden builds on its long architectural history with the UW

The University of Washington (UW) will continue building on its deep history with the Danny Woo Community Garden —  the largest green space in the Chinatown International District (CID) — by adding four new...

NEWS BRIEF: CM Morales hosts first gathering of Seattle’s new Social Housing Developer Board

On April 28, Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, Chinatown/International District and South Seattle) and the 13-member Seattle Social Housing Developer Board convened for the first time at Morales’ Neighborhoods Committee meeting. The board...

Longstanding Nikkei community newspaper the North American Post digitizes its 120-year history

The North American Post (NAP), a newspaper serving the Seattle area’s Japanese and Japanese American communities, celebrated its 120th anniversary last fall. To celebrate this milestone, the NAP is beginning work on an extensive...

Mural on South Jackson Street kicks off $3M revitalization effort

A new mural project on South Jackson Street is in the works. Tom Im, the Deputy Director of Interim CDA, is one of the initiators who want to beautify the Chinatown International District (CID.) “We...