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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 ]

CID Community Watch proves strength in numbers keeps neighborhood lively and safe

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Sometimes, a simple, “Hi,” is one of the greatest safeguards against vandalism and similar crimes that hurt the Chinatown International District (CID). This is what volunteer-led CID Community Watch believes. CID Community Watch is made up of individuals from all walks of… [ Keep reading ]

Henry Liu helps elders stay in community with each other throughout pandemic

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese For Henry Liu, it’s all about bringing people together. Henry has been a community organizer ever since graduating from college. In particular, Henry is passionate about serving the Chinatown International District (CID) — and connecting with people over… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Chinatown Block Watch helps neighbors work together to increase safety

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Seattle Chinatown Block Watch is based on the idea that neighbors working together is one of the best ways to build up safety. Run by volunteers, many of whom are seniors who live or have roots in the… [ Keep reading ]

MJ Cabigting-Steele builds confidence and community with free self-defense classes

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Formerly a New Yorker, Filipinx visual artist and martial artist MJ Cabigting-Steele moved to Seattle a few years ago and found a sense of community here. MJ works at the Wing Luke Museum as well as at Seattle Kung Fu Club, where… [ Keep reading ]

ChuMinh Tofu serves houseless community members with compassion every week

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Vietnamese Every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ChuMinh Tofu has been hosting free Sunday meals in Little Saigon. ChuMinh Tofu is a Vietnamese vegan restaurant in Seattle’s Little Saigon and, together with its owner, a group of local activists and… [ Keep reading ]

International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that offers affordable health care services to anyone in need. They serve thousands of patients every year at multiple locations across our region. ICHS was founded in 1973, during a time… [ Keep reading ]