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Restaurant 2 Garden supports Danny Woo Community Gardeners with compost from neighborhood restaurants’ food scraps

The pilot project, Restaurant 2 Garden is working to create a hyper-local system where food waste from eateries in the Chinatown International District are brought to the Danny Woo Community Garden, composted on site, and distributed to the garden members. The majority of gardeners at Danny Woo are seniors and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories Pride Edition: From Singapore to Seattle

From Singapore to Seattle – an immigrant’s journey to healthcare and fashion integration By Victor Loo “千里之行,始于足下 – A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” is a common saying that originated from a Chinese proverb. The quotation is from Chapter 64 of the 道德经 (Dao De… [ Keep reading ]

AANHPI Month: Ton Kiang Barbeque Noodle House

Opened in 2008, Ton Kiang Barbeque Noodle House is an anchor of delicious food and community in Seattle’s Chinatown. Owner and Master Chef Mr. Huang and his family and staff serve up chicken, duck, and pork barbequed in the traditional Chinese style; a wide variety of noodle, rice, and vegetable… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: A Filipino Perspective of Black-Filipino Solidarity in Seattle

A Filipino Perspective of Black-Filipino Solidarity in Seattle by Jasmine M. Pulido When I was growing up, people like me were missing in American history books. The legacy of Filipino Americans’ contributions to larger social movements on local, national, and international levels was completely muted. More importantly, the cross-cultural solidarity… [ Keep reading ]

Community Engagement Coordinators Center Trust Building, Elevate Community Voices in Local Government

For local government to effectively serve the community, trust is essential. At the Department of Neighborhoods, we know that community trust in government isn’t inherent, nor should it be. Trust is something that should be earned by walking the talk, acknowledging a role in historical injustices, and actively working to… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Updated on 1/5/2023. This is being reposted. Dates have changed. Mayor Bruce Harrell invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board (ISRD). The seven-member International Special Review District Board reviews facade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

國際區特別審查區之公告年度選舉結果 International Special Review District (Hội Đồng Xét Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Quốc Tế) thông báo kết quả bầu cử hàng năm The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 15. Seattle Department… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

国际特别审查区董事会宣布年度选举候选人 Hội Đồng Xét Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Quốc Tế (International Special Review District) thông báo các ứng cử viên cho cuộc bầu cử hằng năm The International Special Review District (ISRD) Board is hosting its annual election of board members. The election will be held by mail-in ballot… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: My Grandfather’s Queue

My Grandfather’s Queue By Elana Lim In the fall of 2005, when our oldest son was twelve, I took an afternoon off from the startup where I worked as an executive to chaperone his class, 50 raucous sixth graders from Seattle Academy, on an excursion to the Wing Luke Museum…. [ Keep reading ]

Friends of Little Sài Gòn helps Vietnamese American community stay safe and thrive

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Vietnamese Little Saigon is a neighborhood and a cultural hub within the International District (much like Chinatown, Nihonmachi, Historic Manilatown, and more), a place where the Vietnamese American community can go to shop, work, learn, relax, play, and be in community with… [ Keep reading ]