Friday 15 March, 2013

2013 Golden Circle Awardee: Cassie Chinn

Cassie Chinn grew up in South Seattle, the daughter Kris and Chuck Chinn, popular former Principal in the Seattle School. After graduating from Franklin High School, she pursued a degree in Art History at the University of California at Berkeley. She returned to Seattle and completed her Master’s degree in Art History at the University […]


Friday 15 March, 2013

2013 Golden Circle Awardee: International Examiner

Nearly forty years since its inception, the International Examiner has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1974. With a readership of 30,000, it is the oldest, non-profit Pan-Asian American newspaper. Established in the Pacific Northwest and named after Seattle’s International District, the International Examiner was initially a publication aimed at serving the […]


Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Event Info: “A Passage to Seattle: Past, Present, and Future”

The conference is a celebration of Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. We are pleased to highlight our accomplished speakers, who will present on a range of topics. From commemorating the expulsion of Chinese in Seattle, to seeking redress for past wrong, to reclaiming the vibrant growth of the community outside of the Chinatown/International District borders, to preserving […]


Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Event Info: ICHS Gala “Bloom”

International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that offers affordable health care services to Seattle and King County’s Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities, as well as other underserved communities. The ICHS Foundation’s annual fundraising gala, “Bloom,” brings together patients, supporters and ICHS staff members to raise money for uncompensated […]


Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Event Info: Asian Americans in the Media

The University of Washington’s American Ethnic Studies in conjunction with the Seattle Asian American Film Festival will be hosting a screening of various films that focus on Asian Americans in the media. Films to be shown: More Than a Face in the Crowd (2013) Directed by Sami Chan Keye Luke (2012) Directed by Timothy Tau […]


Sunday 10 March, 2013

Event Info: 23rd Annual Walk for Rice

Register with OCA – Greater Seattle here! It’s time to take action! The 23rd Annual Walk for Rice campaign has officially launched! Last year, thanks to your support, we raised a record-breaking $225,000 for our Food Bank by the end of 2012! With only three months away, we invite you to join us as we […]


Wednesday 24 October, 2012

2012 Golden Circle Awardee: Raymond Chinn

“If we build it, they will come back. If property owners in the International District develop new housing, people will come back to live in the community.” -Raymond Chinn, March 2009 Raymond Chinn’s grandfather came from Guangdong Province in 1894. His father, Hugh Chin, arrived in 1909, brought his family over in 1923 and lived […]


Wednesday 24 October, 2012

2012 Golden Circle Awardee: ICHS

“Health Care is a Right, Not a Privilege.” “Health Care for People, Not for Profit.” -ICHS Posters, 1973 In the late 1960s, there was little available in medical help for many low-income Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants. In the early days, many small clinics came and went. A few survived and grew into viable organizations. […]