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KWA Hires New Chief Executive Officer: Peter Ansara

Korean Women’s Association (KWA) Board of Trustees announced in late February Peter Ansara has been named to lead the agency as newly appointed Chief Executive Officer. “Peter Ansara is a well-respected executive in the community with a proven track record with KWA, guiding the agency during its toughest times. I have no doubt Peter will

By KWA Cares 3 months ago


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $15/Hour Minimum Wage coming in 2019 for Korean Women’s Association Employees – More Than 1200 Employees Will Receive Bigger Paychecks in January TACOMA, WA – December 17, 2018 – Korean Women’s Association (KWA) announces a bold move to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all KWA employees across Western

By Kerri 4 months ago
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History Repeats at KWA

Late in July, the greater Tacoma community descended upon Wright Park for the annual Ethnic Fest – the largest culture and community celebration in Tacoma. KWA was there, and not for the first time. Recently surfacing in our artifacts, a photo featured in the newspaper in 1990 of KWA’s presence at the Ethnic Fest that

By KWA Cares 9 months ago
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Taste of Korea: Nourishing Community Unity

In celebration of Korea’s cultural and culinary traditions, the Consulate of the Republic of Korean in Seattle once again sponsored what has become a yearly tradition, Taste of Korea.  Hosted by the Korean Women’s Association (KWA) Board of Trustees, the 4th annual event took place on Saturday, May 19 at the Star Center in Tacoma.

By KWA Cares 12 months ago
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KWA Receives $100,000 Grant from Susan G. Komen Puget Sound

Susan G. Komen Puget Sound awarded $600,000 in new grants to six nonprofits working to end disparities in access to breast cancer screenings and breast health care.  One of those recipients was KWA which received $100,000.  The grant was accepted by KWA Executive Director Troy Christensen on behalf of Korean Women’s Association at the Komen annual

By KWA Cares 12 months ago
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2018 International Women’s Day: KWA Founders

Justice. Dignity. Hope. Equality. Collaboration. Tenacity. Appreciation. Respect. Empathy. Forgiveness. These are the values that define the mission behind International Women’s Day.  On March 8, Korean Women’s Association joins tens of thousands of others in countries around the world who celebrate the acts of courage and determination of everyday women. View our video from our

By KWA Cares 1 year ago