To the King County Council, My name is Sonny Nguyen and I have the pleasure of serving as the Organizing Director for API Food Fight Club. This past Friday, I visited Vancouver, Canada to tour their supervised injection site, InSite, and learn more about their program models, community engagement outreach, and their impact on the surrounding communities. It is with information I gleaned from this visit and discussions with social workers, nurses, and community organizers here in our area that API Food Fight Club has concluded Initiative 27, concerning supervised consumption sites, is heavily misguided. The misconceptions and misplaced fears […]
In July 2015, our community lost an icon and a hero, Donnie Chin. Working with the community, API Food Fight Club was able to host a memorial barbecue (just like Donnie used to have them) and fed 300 Chinatown residents for free. We hope to continue this tradition every year to honor our friend and bring together our neighbors over free hot dogs and too much soda. Get in touch with our Organizing Committee to find out what you can do to help next summer: sonny[at]apifoodfightclub[dot]com.