Martin Tran was born and raised in Washington State. A graduate of The Evergreen State College and ACLF CLP 2010, he has spent most of his professional life in the non-profit sector. Currently, he is a Systems Analyst at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He has also worked for, and continues to volunteer for … Continue reading ACLF Board welcomes Martin Tran and Nicole Keenan (both CLP ’10)
Amy grew up in Sammamish, WA, and has deep roots on the Eastside – her Japanese American grandparents were farmers in Bellevue prior to their incarceration in the Tule Lake Internment Camp during World War II. Amy earned her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Asian Pacific American Studies from New York University. A couple … Continue reading Welcome ACLF Board Member, Amy Hirotaka!
Roberto Maestas, leading advocate for social justice, dies at 72 Roberto Maestas, a founder of El Centro de La Raza and a leading advocate for social justice, died of lung cancer Wednesday morning at University of Washington Medical Center. He was 72. By Jerry Large Seattle Times staff columnist KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES … Continue reading Article: Roberto Maestas, leading advocate for social justice, dies at 72
ACLF board member, Monica Ghosh, promoted the JUICE fundraiser benefiting ACLF and Giant Magnet on KEXP this week. Juice is a quarterly fundraiser organized by KEXP Wo' Pop DJ Darek Mazzone, benefiting globally focused organizations. For four years, Darek Mazzone has raised over $100,000, creating successful fundraisers in a lively, party atmosphere. Listen to the … Continue reading ACLF Fundraiser (7/31) Promoted on KEXP!
Former ACLF board member and dear friend, Ray Li of Neighborhood House, has been named in the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2010 40 Under 40! Each year the Puget Sound Business Journal honors 40 highly accomplished community members who demonstrate dynamic leadership within their company, industry, and community. We congratulate Ray Li for receiving this … Continue reading Ray Li named Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 under 40
ACLF is enthusiastic to partner with South Seattle Community College (SSCC) and trainers Velma Veloria and Alice Coil to offer 10 scholarships to cover full registration for individuals interested in attending their class “Political Empowerment – Process and Strategies” from May 13- June 10 at SSCC’s campus. (See press release below for details). The trainers … Continue reading ACLF offers 10 scholarships to “Political Empowerment – Process and Strategies” course
Coverage on March 6 Census Community Forum! Thanks to the Make our Community Count Campaign for making this happen! http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011277663_localcensus07m.html?prmid=related_stories_section Push is on to ease census fears among ‘hard-to-count’ groups On Saturday, advocates for “hard-to-count” groups met to make sure they’re represented when U.S. census-survey forms are mailed this month to all households. By Erik … Continue reading Local News | Push is on to ease census fears among ‘hard-to-count’ groups | Seattle Times Newspaper
Gov. Gregoire appoints new director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs For Immediate Release: October 26, 2009 OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced the appointment of Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Yamaguchi is a third generation Japanese American born and raised in … Continue reading Gov. Gregoire appoints new director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
Longtime ACLF supporter, Albert Shen, CEO of Shen Consulting, Inc is one of ten small business owners to receive 2009 Mayor's Small Business award. See Release Mayor's Small Business Awards final 10-2-09 2.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Contacts: Ehren Watada (project advisor)/Cherry Cayabyab/Craig Kanaya (firstname.lastname@example.org) ACLF partners with 2010 Census to ensure Asian Pacific Islander representation Partnership will also develop future leaders in the Asian Pacific Islander community SEATTLE – The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) will partner with the U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading ACLF partners with 2010 Census to ensure Asian Pacific Islander representation