News

  • 09/03/2020
    The Commission will convene its September Public Board Meeting on Saturday, September 12, from 10 AM – 12 PM. Based on guidance from the Department of Health related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response, the meeting will be held remotely via Zoom video conference call. A dial-in option will also be available for those who are unable to access the meeting electronically. A meeting agenda can be accessed online at Board Meetings Agenda highlights include: Introduction of newly appointed Commissioners: Julio Diaz, Ping Ping, and Toka Valu (10:00) Board Elections (Chair, 1st Vice Chair… Read more
  • 08/13/2020
    The Employment Security Department is seeking full time, non-permanent staff to assist unemployed workers with their benefits claims. If you can speak, read and write fluently in any of these languages, we strongly encourage you to apply: Marshallese • Chuukese • Korean • Vietnamese • Spanish • Russian • Ukrainian • Somali Strong customer service skills are a must, as this position greets customers by telephone, determines their needs, assists with claim issues, answers questions and reopens claims. Job Announcement and Application: Unemployment Insurance Specialist – Intake (UIS2) Salary… Read more
  • 07/20/2020
    At CAPAA, we are truly fortunate to work with 12 incredible appointees who are fearless advocates for their communities. With hearts full of gratitude, we bid farewell to three tremendous public servants with large footprints and bigger hearts. On July 1, CAPAA Chair Lisa Dickinson, Commissioner Sina Sam and Commissioner Mohan Gurung each bid farewell as they passed their torches to new Commissioners. Judge Lisa Dickinson of Spokane County retires from the Commission after three full… Read more
  • 05/21/2020
    Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have shaped our history, culture, economy, political system, and identity. As much as we’ve contributed to our beloved state, we’re also facing renewed challenges in light of COVID-19. This month is a time to reflect upon our roots, be reminded of our histories, and re-commit to having an active role in shaping our path for tomorrow. Throughout this month, we’ll be shining a light on APA heritage and history, as well as celebrations of community and culture. Follow on our Facebook through #WAAPAHM for the latest information on celebrations, APA history,… Read more