Diversity Briefs – April 2022

Murray earmarks $3M for MLK Center in Pasco Pasco’s Martin Luther King Jr. Center will get a major facelift after...

Owners of Pasco’s oldest restaurant plan to retire

Pasco’s oldest continuously operating restaurant has been serving the Tri-City community for 58 years. Chinese Gardens at 1520 N. Fourth...
Entrepreneur Chauné Fitzgerald has a wide-ranging influence on the Tri-City community: empowering other business owners, speaking for the voiceless and creating positive change. (Courtesy Chauné Fitzgerald)

Longtime community leader works to make an impact

Chauné Fitzgerald continues to make a mark on the Tri-City community through her volunteer work and advocacy, operating her own...

Q&A with Naima Chambers-Smith

Naima Chambers-Smith CEO Tri-Cities Diversity & Inclusion Council Naima Chambers-Smith Number of employees you oversee: We have less than five...

Pandemic deals different economic hands to the Tri-City workforce

Recently, the Eastern Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis was asked by the Port of Kennewick to...

Tri-Cities’ diverse population continues to grow but not its income

March Madness brings out a latent desire to be No. 1. (Just missed that up here in Spokane.) While many...

State files against janitorial company for exploiting mostly immigrant workers

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against janitorial services company National Maintenance Contractors, which has...

Q&A with Gustavo Gutierrez-Gomez

Executive Director, Downtown Pasco Development Authority Number of employees you oversee: 6 – four full and 2 part time. Gustavo...

Economically disadvantaged groups among hardest hit by Covid-19 job losses

By Newswise Nationwide unemployment fell to 6% in March, according to an April 2 U.S. Department of Labor report. The...
The Tri-Cities Newcomers Club’s book club group meets monthly to discuss books. Their March selection was “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides. (Photo by Kristina Lord )

Newcomers Club isn’t just for newcomers

Is a pandemic a good time to join a new club? The women who make up the Tri-Cities Newcomers Club...

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