The Chong Wa Benevolent Association in Seattle, Washington was established about 1915 to provide a unified voice for Chinese Americans in Washington state and mediate disputes between family associations and tongs. It continues to serve the community promoting Chinese culture and general welfare within the community. Its programs include a Chinese language school, citizenship classes and Chinese cultural activities which are held in the building, constructed in 1929.
–> 2016 Chong Wa Education Society Dinner will be held at 6pm, on Sept. 18 at Joyale Seafood Restaurant. If you are interested to attend, please email to Wendee Ong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
–> UW East Asia Library Oral History Project Introduction at Wing Luke Museum on Jan. 31, 2015, 2 pm.
–> Letter to Honorary Community Advisors on Feb. 24, 2013.(PDF format)
–> Beginning March 2013, new reduced Chinatown parking rules. (PDF format)