Kayomi Wada is a M.A. student at the University of Washington Tacoma. She earned a B.A. from the University of Washington in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences concentrating in Arts, Media, and Culture. She is currently researching Japanese American and African American communities in the Pacific Northwest.
The United Construction Workers Association (UCWA) was founded in 1970 by Tyree Scott, an electrician who had become a Seattle civil rights activist. At the request of the American Friends Service Committee, Tyree Scott left the Central Contractors Association which he had created in 1968, … Read MoreUnited Construction Workers Association