Immigration Reform Forum
KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross moderates a lively conversation about immigration reform with panelists Charles Rolland, who is affiliated with the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Rosalinda Guillen of Community to Community Development (C2C), Pramila Jayapal of Hate Free Zone, and Jeff Johnson of the Washington State Labor Council at Town Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Ross played devil’s advocate against the panelists, pushing the discussion on immigration reform.
Qwest Washington celebrated community partners at a special luncheon for nonprofit groups who have been funded by Qwest on Sept. 14 at the Science Fiction Museum. (L to R): Jane Nishita, Qwest Community Affairs; Michael Byun and Diane Narasaki of Asian Counseling & Referral Service; Tod Leiweke, CEO of Seattle Seahawks; Tom Ikeda of Densho; Kirk Nelson, WA President Qwest Communications; Carmela Lim of the International Examiner; and Ken Osborne, Qwest Labor Relations Manager.
VOVINAM Day Festival
Students from VOVINAM – Viet Vo Dao martial arts school carried flags down the aisle of China Harbor restaurant to begin VOVINAM Day Festival on Sunday, Sept. 10. Special guests attended the reception, including high level masters from Australia, Canada, Europe, U.S., and Vietnam and also representatives from the offices of the Governor, King County Executive, and City of Seattle Mayor, among other public officials.
Ellen Suzuki has fun with the cooking preparations for The First Hill Lions Club Annual Sukiyaki Dinner at Blaine Memorial Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 9. The dinner’s bake sale raised $1471.25 to benefit the Wing Luke Asian Museum capital campaign and sold over 66 dinners to benefit their scholarship fund.