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Japanese American Nonprofit Densho Welcomes New Executive Director

by Jadenne Radoc Cabahug; reporting by Debby Cheng


Naomi Ostwald Kawamura’s biggest motivation for serving the Japanese American community is a trait passed down from her Japanese immigrant parents, who gave their time and energy to others. 

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New Affordable Housing Project Uncle Bob’s Place Incorporates Local Artwork, Centers Community Preference Policy

by Jadenne Radoc Cabahug


On the corner of King Street and 8th Avenue South in the Chinatown-International District sits a new affordable housing development. Named after legendary community activist Robert “Uncle Bob” Santos, Uncle Bob’s Place features a large mural of Santos that overlooks the neighborhood. 

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Shared Spaces Foundation, the Heron’s Nest Focus on Duwamish River Environmental and Landback Projects

by Jadenne Radoc Cabahug


In October 2022, the City of Seattle granted $244,000 to seven Duwamish River community projects on as part of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF). Since 2014, the program has funded organizations to improve the quality of life and sustainability of the neighborhood. The Duwamish River was listed as one of the country’s most toxic hazardous waste sites in 2001; the Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW) Superfund site is a 5.5-mile long polluted area from South Park to Georgetown and requires a long-term response due to toxic chemicals polluting the river from years of industrialization. 

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UTOPIA to Host Community Events for Transgender Awareness Week

by Jadenne Radoc Cabahug


To honor transgender people and educate communities about transgender issues, United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance (UTOPIA) Washington is hosting a series of in-person and hybrid community events, including workshops and health clinics, for Transgender Awareness Week from Nov. 14 to 18. 

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2023 Seattle Solidarity Budget Calls for Unmet Demands From Previous Year

by Jadenne Radoc Cabahug


The 2023 Seattle Solidarity Budget’s focus this year is a “Budget to Live, Budget to Thrive.” Self-described as “a collective call toward a city budget that centers the needs of the most marginalized and vulnerable Seattle residents,” the Solidarity Budget coalition formed after the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests. Their proposed budget for 2023 was intentionally released in September 2022, one week prior to Mayor Bruce Harrell’s proposed budget for the City of Seattle. 

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