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Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Native food rights are human rights. Join the First Nations Development Institute, Gates Foundation Indigenous Communities Employee Resource Group, and Gates Foundation Discovery Center for a screening of the film, Gather. Learn about the growing movement amongst Indigenous Americans to reclaim their health and cultural identities through sovereignty over their ancestral food systems, while battling against the historical trauma brought on by centuries of genocide. The film screening will be followed by an Indigenous panel discussion with local and national leaders.

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Young Women Empowered (Y-WE)
Seattle, WA

With our hands on the land at Marra Farm, we will connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. We will also learn how to disrupt racism and injustice in the food system dominant in the U.S. through investing in food sovereignty locally and gaining skills for interdependence, such as woodworking, plant medicine, and ecosystem restoration. We will also plan a Fall community celebration.

Every Saturday 9AM-12PM from 9/17-10/29

Where: Marra Farm (Marra-Desimone Park, 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Facilitated by Neli Jasuja and Tayah Carlisle

Other outdoor programs throughout the year:

  • Nature Connections
  • June Container Garden Giveaway Celebration
  • Y-WE Grow Spring Cohort
  • Summer Urban Innovators (South Park and Duwamish Valley youth) – in collaboration with Urban Fresh Food Collective, Resistencia Coffee, and Cultivate South Park
  • South Asian Youth Leadership in Food Justice
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Latino Network
Portland, OR

The date for this year’s event is set for Saturday, October 1st, 2022. We are planning to have a hybrid event with an in-person gala of 300+ people and a live stream broadcast available to our friends wanting to support us from the comfort of their homes.

Our goal for this year’s Noche Bella is to raise $450,000 which would be a record number for us! The success of this event will provide the resources to continue to deliver the much-needed programs and services to our families recovering from the impacts of the pandemic.

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Croatia Fest
Seattle, WA

CroatiaFest 2022 is thrilled to announce our return to an in-person festival on Sunday, October 2nd from noon – 6:00 PM at the Seattle Center Armory. Our wonderful team volunteers and committee members are working overtime to bring back to you a celebration of our heritage and culture with the sights, sounds and foods that are the core of our community. Unfortunately, we will not be producing the annual Saturday night Mass and dance/sing-along this year. We aim to bring these two great events back next year. Please visit the CroatiaFest website www.croatiafest.org for schedule updates as plans are finalized.

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Pacific Bonsai Museum
Federal Way, WA

Pacific Bonsai Museum invites you to Branch Out on Sunday, October 2 from 1-4 pm for a fun & festive afternoon! We’ll have delicious bites & drinks, amazing entertainment from local musicians, and a short & spectacular paddle raise in support of the Museum.

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, ID

Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

In its 20+ years, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of local food and fiber that have sustained local economies for generations.

View Event
Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

View Event
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, ID

Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

In its 20+ years, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of local food and fiber that have sustained local economies for generations.

View Event
Event
Organization
Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

View Event
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, ID

Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

In its 20+ years, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of local food and fiber that have sustained local economies for generations.

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Northwest African American Museum (NAAM)
Seattle, WA

Our annual Unity Benefit will take place on Friday, October 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Join NAAM and esteemed guests for an intimate cocktail affair with live music, artistic performances, and an inspirational program. Our theme, Elevate, is aspirational and forward thinking as NAAM evolves to higher ground.

This year, NAAM will honor two exemplary public servants with our inaugural Champions of Unity Award. Join us in celebrating the honorees: Former Seattle Mayor Norman Rice and Dr. Constance Rice.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Location
Seattle Center Festál
Seattle , WA

Seattle Center Festál presents Turkfest in partnership with the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington (TACAWA). The festival boasts a lively marketplace, food, music, dance, and more.

Turkfest is an annual cultural festival in Seattle, whose mission is to foster friendship, to highlight the diversity and richness of Turkish culture and Turkish speaking countries, and cooperate throughout the greater community by organizing educational, entertaining, and engaging cultural programs that celebrate Turkish and Turkic cultures and heritage.

HISTORY

This celebration of Turkish culture has grown annually since its inception in 2001, boasting an increasing variety of traditional and contemporary performances, art and textile exhibitions, documentaries, youth activities, cuisine, workshops and genuine Turkish products vendors. The festival takes place in October every year as a part of Turkish Heritage Month celebrations as proclaimed by the Washington State Governor and also covers the celebration of the founding of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, Seattle Turkish Film Festival, and commemoration of the founding father of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

Each year, Turkfest invites dancers, musicians, and artists from around the country and Turkey to share their artistic forms of expression with local audiences. TACAWA is proud to organize the free cultural event for the enjoyment of the diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Young Women Empowered (Y-WE)
Seattle, WA

With our hands on the land at Marra Farm, we will connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. We will also learn how to disrupt racism and injustice in the food system dominant in the U.S. through investing in food sovereignty locally and gaining skills for interdependence, such as woodworking, plant medicine, and ecosystem restoration. We will also plan a Fall community celebration.

Every Saturday 9AM-12PM from 9/17-10/29

Where: Marra Farm (Marra-Desimone Park, 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Facilitated by Neli Jasuja and Tayah Carlisle

Other outdoor programs throughout the year:

  • Nature Connections
  • June Container Garden Giveaway Celebration
  • Y-WE Grow Spring Cohort
  • Summer Urban Innovators (South Park and Duwamish Valley youth) – in collaboration with Urban Fresh Food Collective, Resistencia Coffee, and Cultivate South Park
  • South Asian Youth Leadership in Food Justice
View Event
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, ID

Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

In its 20+ years, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of local food and fiber that have sustained local economies for generations.

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Join us as we celebrate Mission Africa’s success this past year and raise funds to continue changing lives, one village at a time.

Our virtual celebration will include a keynote speaker, special performances, highlights of our success this past year, and more! Admission is complimentary, however registration is required.

We understand that you may not be able to attend our event due to previously planned engagements. Donations are appreciated regardless!

Donate here.

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Celebrate 50 triumphant years of El Centro de la Raza with us at our annual Building the Beloved Community Gala on October 8th, 2022. Our live program will take place at the Washington Convention Center from 5-9pm, with virtual options for those who prefer to watch from home.

It has been an honor to spend the last half-century dedicating our work towards serving our community, and we have so many people that we are grateful to. We want to dedicate this momentous anniversary year to:

Pioneers of social change, including advocates for mutli-racial unity, shepherds of anti-war movements, local faith communities, volunteers, and activists
The people who originally occupied the old Beacon Hill school in the name of dignity and for a better life for the Latino community
Our generous supporters from all walks of life, who have made it possible for us to continue our work, from 1972 to this present day
It is an honor to still be here today providing critical services, life-changing opportunities, developing resiliency, and hope. We are so fortunate to not only be surviving, but thriving, with all thanks due to our incredible community of supporters, donors, residents, and staff.

Join us on Saturday, October 8, 2022 for our 50th Anniversary Building the Beloved Community Gala and take part in an exciting live event that raises funds for vital programs and services that benefit more than 22,000 individuals and families across our region. The evening will include live music, a reception, a plated dinner, a keynote address by Thomas A. Saenz – President and General Counsel of MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Foundation) the presentation of our Roberto Maestas Legacy Awards & Scholarships, an online auction, and more!

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Edmonds Center for the Arts
Edmonds, WA

Multi award winning recording artist and Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero joins renowed falsetto artist and songwriter, Kuana Torres Kahele for a special evening of Hawaiian Music and Hula.

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Location
Seattle Center Festál
Seattle , WA

Seattle Center Festál presents Turkfest in partnership with the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington (TACAWA). The festival boasts a lively marketplace, food, music, dance, and more.

Turkfest is an annual cultural festival in Seattle, whose mission is to foster friendship, to highlight the diversity and richness of Turkish culture and Turkish speaking countries, and cooperate throughout the greater community by organizing educational, entertaining, and engaging cultural programs that celebrate Turkish and Turkic cultures and heritage.

HISTORY

This celebration of Turkish culture has grown annually since its inception in 2001, boasting an increasing variety of traditional and contemporary performances, art and textile exhibitions, documentaries, youth activities, cuisine, workshops and genuine Turkish products vendors. The festival takes place in October every year as a part of Turkish Heritage Month celebrations as proclaimed by the Washington State Governor and also covers the celebration of the founding of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, Seattle Turkish Film Festival, and commemoration of the founding father of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

Each year, Turkfest invites dancers, musicians, and artists from around the country and Turkey to share their artistic forms of expression with local audiences. TACAWA is proud to organize the free cultural event for the enjoyment of the diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

View Event
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
Hailey, ID

Be a part of another year of stories as we meet our mission to gather, present and preserve the history and culture of sheep ranching and herding in Idaho and the West.

In its 20+ years, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of local food and fiber that have sustained local economies for generations.

View Event
Northwest African American Museum (NAAM)
Virtual

Enjoy a reading of I Promise. This book was written by NBA superstar, Lebron James. An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today. This program is sponsored by PNC Bank and City of Seattle Cultural Education and premieres on NAAM’s YouTube channel every second Sunday of the month.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF)
Seattle , WA

4:00 PM Program Begins

5:30 PM Dinner Service

6:30 PM Performers & Cultural Sharing

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Maggie O’Farrell, the Northern Irish author of the “magnificent and searing” novel Hamnet, returns with The Marriage Portrait, an electrifying new tale. Full of the drama and verve with which she illuminated the Shakespearean canvas of Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life and offers an unforgettable portrait of a resilient young woman’s battle for her very survival.

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Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Location
Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Young Women Empowered (Y-WE)
Seattle, WA

With our hands on the land at Marra Farm, we will connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. We will also learn how to disrupt racism and injustice in the food system dominant in the U.S. through investing in food sovereignty locally and gaining skills for interdependence, such as woodworking, plant medicine, and ecosystem restoration. We will also plan a Fall community celebration.

Every Saturday 9AM-12PM from 9/17-10/29

Where: Marra Farm (Marra-Desimone Park, 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Facilitated by Neli Jasuja and Tayah Carlisle

Other outdoor programs throughout the year:

  • Nature Connections
  • June Container Garden Giveaway Celebration
  • Y-WE Grow Spring Cohort
  • Summer Urban Innovators (South Park and Duwamish Valley youth) – in collaboration with Urban Fresh Food Collective, Resistencia Coffee, and Cultivate South Park
  • South Asian Youth Leadership in Food Justice
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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Seattle Latino Film Festival
Seattle, WA

Bringing audiences and filmmakers together for an educational experience and to support the magic of film-making as part of Hispanic and Romance Language Cinema globally.

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Black & Tan Hall
Seattle, WA

The Black and Tan Musical centers on the story of real-life Seattle Entrepreneur turned nightclub owner E. Russell “Noodles“ Smith; Seattle’s ‘Black Godfather’ who shaped the Jackson Street jazz scene of the 1930’s and 40’s. Known as a ladies man and gambler, Smith also owned a host of businesses, including two hotels; The Golden West and Coast hotel, where notable African American talent of the day lodged due to segregation in the pre-civil rights era, making Noodles one of the richest men in the Pacific Northwest. The second act centers on the reshaping of the Jackson Street corridor of the late 1960’s and the rise of a hippy Rock guitarists based on Seattle Native Jimi Hendrix.

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Washington State Historical Society
Tacoma, WA
  • WHERE:
    Fifth Floor
  • TICKETS:

    Purchase tickets at the museum’s admissions desk or online.

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos los Sacrificios Que has Hecho
    A Project by Borderland Collective
    February 5 – October 16, 2022

    All the Sacrifices You’ve Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho is a collaboration between students and staff from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at the University of Washington and Borderland Collective, an arts collective from Texas. Participants curated photos from their family albums, made new photographs, and recorded their oral histories. The resulting exhibition creates a uniquely personal connection between the viewer and the families and serves as an acknowledgment of the contributions, resilience, joys, and sacrifices made by farmworkers from the Eastern Washington agricultural regions of Yakima and Wenatchee.

    Hear from Borderland Collective’s curators Jason Reed and Mark Menjivar along with Luz M. Iginuez, former director of CAMP at the University of Washington, in this program presented on Jan. 29, 2022:

    The exhibition was created by Borderland Collective’s Mark Menjivar and Jason Reed with CAMP staff and students including Luz Iniguez, Natalia Esquivel Silva, Orfil Olmos, Gabriela Ruiz, Moises Mendez, and Alondra Torres.

    In the adjacent gallery, this contemporary exhibition is complemented by a selection of archival items from the Washington State Historical Society’s collections exploring the political and economic histories of land and labor in the region.

    When the All The Sacrifices You Have Made / Todos Los Sacrificios Que Has Hecho ends, the family photographs and oral histories will be added to the WSHS permanent collections, preserving these meaningful histories for generations to come. 

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Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle, WA

Join Seattle Indian Health Board for the 26th Annual SpiritWalk & Warrior Run—an opportunity to gather and support our thriving cultures and healthy Native communities!

You can participate in a 5K run or a free, accessible 2K walk, followed by food, entertainment, and an Indigenous vendors’ market for the whole family.

Top race finishers and one lucky walker will be awarded a unique, custom-designed beaded medallion.

Proceeds from the SpiritWalk & Warrior Run will fund projects that increase access to culturally attuned care, including a new residential substance use disorder treatment center and renovations to our International District Clinic. When you support our work, you help ensure that Native people continue to thrive on Native land in the Seattle area.

At the event, we’ll also honor athlete Wa-Tho-Huk /Jim Thorpe (Sac and Fox/Potawatomi) and the long-awaited restoration of his Olympic gold medals.

Runners, make sure to register by September 30 for early bird pricing!

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Northwest African American Museum (NAAM)
Seattle, WA

Join us for a book talk featuring Ericka Huggins and Stephen Shames that discusses the women of the Black Panther Party. This program will be held at Washington Hall in partnership with Seattle Black Panther Party, Black Heritage Society of Washington State, and Elliott Bay Books.

This event is free and open to the public.

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One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival
Spokane, WA

The mission of One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival is to share and showcase innovative, compelling, and empowering stories from Native perspectives through film, art, and music, celebrating the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native culture in our community today.

The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a multi-day festival in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA.

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Black & Tan Hall
Seattle, WA

The Black and Tan Musical centers on the story of real-life Seattle Entrepreneur turned nightclub owner E. Russell “Noodles“ Smith; Seattle’s ‘Black Godfather’ who shaped the Jackson Street jazz scene of the 1930’s and 40’s. Known as a ladies man and gambler, Smith also owned a host of businesses, including two hotels; The Golden West and Coast hotel, where notable African American talent of the day lodged due to segregation in the pre-civil rights era, making Noodles one of the richest men in the Pacific Northwest. The second act centers on the reshaping of the Jackson Street corridor of the late 1960’s and the rise of a hippy Rock guitarists based on Seattle Native Jimi Hendrix.

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Seattle Arts and Lectures
Seattle, WA

Celeste Ng is the bestselling author of three novels: Everything I Never Told You, Little Fires Everywhere, and her latest work, Our Missing Hearts. In 2020, Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere was adapted into a popular limited series on Hulu, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Following its nationwide success, Ng’s latest work, Our Missing Hearts, explores the ways that supposedly civilized communities can pretend to ignore the most searing injustice.

Q&A with Danya Kukafka, author of Notes on an Execution and Girl in Snow.

Most tickets, with the exception of a limited number of Pay What You Can and complimentary tickets, include a copy of Our Missing Hearts, mailed to the ticket holder’s door.

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Center for Ethical Leadership
Virtual

Hello CEL Community!

Happy Spring, hope you all are as well as can be. Sharing a resource – please share with others who would benefit with some additional ways to reach their goals. 🙂

It takes intentionality to work on how we relate with each other in the workplace, at home, and in the community. It is natural for us to have disagreements based on our diverse experiences and perspectives. The Center for Ethical Leadership offers workshops to help navigate the complexity of human interactions. It takes leaders to step up and help steward these relationships in healthy ways. Learn more and register for the workshop(s). https://www.ethicalleadership.org/events-workshops.html

“Not only did I enjoy this, but I would recommend it, and usually I do not find these informative or helpful at all. I will use many of these techniques with my teams. Thank you.” – Workshop Attendee

A little about CEL: Since 1990, the Center for Ethical Leadership inspires and prepares diverse people to lead collaboratively with a commitment to personal integrity and social justice for all. We help transform individuals and communities through our holistic approach that includes personal leadership development, frameworks for people to live and work well together, and processes to restore relationships in pursuit of the common good.

Register: https://www.ethicalleadership.org/events-workshops.html

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Join us for our September Cottage Chat with Mira Jacob and Jocelyn Nicole Johnson.
This chat will stream live on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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KairosPDX
Virtual

EMPOWERING OREGON’S YOUNGEST READERS FOR SUCCESS:  A virtual Literacy Summit.

For youth. This event will be free!

 

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Seattle Center Festál
Seattle , WA

Seattle Center Festál presents Diwali: Lights of India in partnership with Northwest Share. This year’s virtual festival features music, dance, visual art, martial arts, a cooking demonstration and more.

HISTORY

Diwali (Festival of Lights) is a major cultural celebration observed throughout India every fall. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. Light is a metaphor for knowledge and consciousness. During Diwali in India, houses and business locations are brightly illuminated with lamps, diyas (oil lamps), and candles. Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth, is worshiped for prosperity. Diwali is celebrated with families and friends, wearing new clothes, partaking in family feasts, enjoying delicious sweets, sharing gifts and most importantly, setting off firecrackers!

Northwest Share is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Seattle, founded in 2000 to promote arts, culture, tradition, heritage, education, health, and humanities. Northwest Share organizes many arts and cultural festivals all around Washington State in partnership with City of Redmond, One Redmond Foundation, City of Bellevue, City of Issaquah, Festál, Seattle Center, Washington State Parks, Northwest Folklife, etc. The organization also runs a free vegetarian food truck and distributes free food to people.

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Young Women Empowered (Y-WE)
Seattle, WA

With our hands on the land at Marra Farm, we will connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. We will also learn how to disrupt racism and injustice in the food system dominant in the U.S. through investing in food sovereignty locally and gaining skills for interdependence, such as woodworking, plant medicine, and ecosystem restoration. We will also plan a Fall community celebration.

Every Saturday 9AM-12PM from 9/17-10/29

Where: Marra Farm (Marra-Desimone Park, 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Facilitated by Neli Jasuja and Tayah Carlisle

Other outdoor programs throughout the year:

  • Nature Connections
  • June Container Garden Giveaway Celebration
  • Y-WE Grow Spring Cohort
  • Summer Urban Innovators (South Park and Duwamish Valley youth) – in collaboration with Urban Fresh Food Collective, Resistencia Coffee, and Cultivate South Park
  • South Asian Youth Leadership in Food Justice
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Join writer Reiko Rizzuto for a two-hour generative writing workshop exploring play, association, stray thoughts, wild leaps and even out of body experiences to get your imagination going, and break your work open and see it in a new way. Open to all genres and levels of experience. Everyone is welcome.

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Tacoma Urban League
Virtual

About

The Black Parents Alliance works within the community to discuss relevant topics, gain information, and make decisions to improve the education of our children. We advocate for policies that improve the intellectual, social, and emotional success of Black scholars and families; empower and give voice to the concerns and successes of Black families and scholars in Tacoma; and mobilize allies within the community to highlight the need for more robust systems of support for Black scholars.

While leaders and elected officials trumpet the importance of family, current policies and practices at the federal, state, district and school levels rarely provide sufficient support to teachers or to parents, nor is anyone held accountable for comprehensively and consistently engaging a diverse range of families. Further, although there are excellent parenting education programs currently in use across the United States, many of them do not possess the depth of cultural relevance that allows the curriculum to fully resonate with Black parents, in particular.

BPA believes in prioritizing conversations about race, culture, class and gender in the context of family engagement; not to say that these things must, or should, be at the forefront of all of our conversations, but rather to say that those of us who provide services and solutions should learn as much as we can about the context of race and culture bias in which our children and families are embedded. It is critical for us to make conscious decisions about engaging with family and community members in ways that demonstrate a deeper and more complete understanding, as part of our efforts to build positive relationships that ensure parent engagement is an ongoing series of supports that create a strong foundation of connection, particularly in the early years.

GOALS

  1. Meaningful engagement of parents of Black youth
  2. Build the capacity of parents and service providers for partnership
  3. Improving life outcomes for Black youth

 

PARTNERS

  • Tacoma Urban League
  • Peace Community Center
  • Tacoma Public Schools
  • City of Tacoma – Office of Equity and Human Rights

Meeting Schedule (2022)

4th Sunday of each Month

2pm to 3:30pm

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Center for Ethical Leadership
Virtual

Hello CEL Community!

Happy Spring, hope you all are as well as can be. Sharing a resource – please share with others who would benefit with some additional ways to reach their goals. 🙂

It takes intentionality to work on how we relate with each other in the workplace, at home, and in the community. It is natural for us to have disagreements based on our diverse experiences and perspectives. The Center for Ethical Leadership offers workshops to help navigate the complexity of human interactions. It takes leaders to step up and help steward these relationships in healthy ways. Learn more and register for the workshop(s). https://www.ethicalleadership.org/events-workshops.html

“Not only did I enjoy this, but I would recommend it, and usually I do not find these informative or helpful at all. I will use many of these techniques with my teams. Thank you.” – Workshop Attendee

A little about CEL: Since 1990, the Center for Ethical Leadership inspires and prepares diverse people to lead collaboratively with a commitment to personal integrity and social justice for all. We help transform individuals and communities through our holistic approach that includes personal leadership development, frameworks for people to live and work well together, and processes to restore relationships in pursuit of the common good.

Register: https://www.ethicalleadership.org/events-workshops.html

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Young Women Empowered (Y-WE)
Seattle, WA

With our hands on the land at Marra Farm, we will connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. We will also learn how to disrupt racism and injustice in the food system dominant in the U.S. through investing in food sovereignty locally and gaining skills for interdependence, such as woodworking, plant medicine, and ecosystem restoration. We will also plan a Fall community celebration.

Every Saturday 9AM-12PM from 9/17-10/29

Where: Marra Farm (Marra-Desimone Park, 9026 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Facilitated by Neli Jasuja and Tayah Carlisle

Other outdoor programs throughout the year:

  • Nature Connections
  • June Container Garden Giveaway Celebration
  • Y-WE Grow Spring Cohort
  • Summer Urban Innovators (South Park and Duwamish Valley youth) – in collaboration with Urban Fresh Food Collective, Resistencia Coffee, and Cultivate South Park
  • South Asian Youth Leadership in Food Justice
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One of the goals of capitalism is to make every creation a commodity to be sold. This is why, particularly for those of us who identify outside of or beyond paradigms centered around commerce – and those of us who are descendants of people called subhuman often struggle to locate pure pleasure, creativity and joy within ourselves and our writing practices. This generative webinar offers a joyous space with a mixture of lecture, meditation and grounding rituals, writing practices, exercises and prompts for reflection. Our mission, should we choose to accept it, will be to reject past-, pain- and trauma-centered narratives and re-center the expansiveness of what we can create when we fill ourselves (and each other) up with the sacred essence of bliss, possibility and inspiration.

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Entre Hermanos
Seattle, WA

Join us to celebrate the 31 year anniversary in honoring beloved ancestors and continuing the fight for LGBTQ+ and immigrant rights!

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THIS CELEBRATION UNITES FRIENDS AND FAMILIES IN SEATTLE JUST AS IT DOES IN MEXICO EVERY YEAR. JOIN US TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OUR DECEASED AND ENJOY OUR MEXICAN TRADITIONS WITH OFFERINGS, MUSIC AND DANCE.
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THIS CELEBRATION UNITES FRIENDS AND FAMILIES IN SEATTLE JUST AS IT DOES IN MEXICO EVERY YEAR. JOIN US TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OUR DECEASED AND ENJOY OUR MEXICAN TRADITIONS WITH OFFERINGS, MUSIC AND DANCE.
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THIS CELEBRATION UNITES FRIENDS AND FAMILIES IN SEATTLE JUST AS IT DOES IN MEXICO EVERY YEAR. JOIN US TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OUR DECEASED AND ENJOY OUR MEXICAN TRADITIONS WITH OFFERINGS, MUSIC AND DANCE.
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Seattle Center Festál
Seattle, WA

Seattle Center Festál presents Hmong New Year Celebration in partnership with Hmong Association of Washington (HAW). The festival celebrates the end of the harvest season with intricate clothing, dance, food, and more.

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The Hmong people are an ethnic group who have maintained their own language, customs and ways of life, while adopting the ways of the country they live in, since the Hmong do not have a country of their own. The Hmong New Year Celebration was created to give thanks to ancestors and welcome a new beginning. This is the biggest festive holiday celebrated where Hmong communities exist. Traditionally, this celebration lasts for ten days, but has been shortened in the U.S. Everyone dresses in traditional Hmong clothing and enjoy traditional food, dance and music. One very popular part of the Hmong New Year is, ‘Pov Pob’ tossing ball between two people, a form of courtship.

 

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THIS CELEBRATION UNITES FRIENDS AND FAMILIES IN SEATTLE JUST AS IT DOES IN MEXICO EVERY YEAR. JOIN US TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OUR DECEASED AND ENJOY OUR MEXICAN TRADITIONS WITH OFFERINGS, MUSIC AND DANCE.
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THIS CELEBRATION UNITES FRIENDS AND FAMILIES IN SEATTLE JUST AS IT DOES IN MEXICO EVERY YEAR. JOIN US TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF OUR DECEASED AND ENJOY OUR MEXICAN TRADITIONS WITH OFFERINGS, MUSIC AND DANCE.
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National Nordic Museum
Seattle , WA

The National Nordic Museum’s Julefest takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving on the Museum grounds. Modeled on a traditional outdoor Christmas market, expect all the goodies associated with the Nordic holidays with some Northwest twists!

On November 19-20, 2022, the National Nordic Museum will host its 45th annual Julefest: A Nordic Holiday Celebration. This cultural community event transforms the Museum grounds into a traditional outdoor Nordic market similar to those widely attended throughout the Nordic region.

During Julefest, visitors are immersed in a variety of Nordic holiday traditions. Guests can expect to discover a modern spin on a traditional market as they can shop from over 30+ local artists, taste traditional holiday fare, and enjoy Nordic music and dance performances. Julefest is an affordable and accessible multi-cultural event that draws diverse audiences and educates visitors about Nordic culture and traditions.

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National Nordic Museum
Seattle , WA

The National Nordic Museum’s Julefest takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving on the Museum grounds. Modeled on a traditional outdoor Christmas market, expect all the goodies associated with the Nordic holidays with some Northwest twists!

On November 19-20, 2022, the National Nordic Museum will host its 45th annual Julefest: A Nordic Holiday Celebration. This cultural community event transforms the Museum grounds into a traditional outdoor Nordic market similar to those widely attended throughout the Nordic region.

During Julefest, visitors are immersed in a variety of Nordic holiday traditions. Guests can expect to discover a modern spin on a traditional market as they can shop from over 30+ local artists, taste traditional holiday fare, and enjoy Nordic music and dance performances. Julefest is an affordable and accessible multi-cultural event that draws diverse audiences and educates visitors about Nordic culture and traditions.

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