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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
The Alliance Française de Seattle is a dynamic educational and cultural 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington, whose mission is to promote the French language and Francophone cultures through diverse programs in the Puget Sound area.
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Community Focus
Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Our ensemble performs Thai classical and folk music on traditional Thai instruments as well as a wide range of dances, from lively regional folk dances to the graceful and stylish court dances.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
BlackPast.org, an online reference center makes available a wealth of materials on African American history in one central location on the Internet. Blackpast is made possible by the content contributions of over 800 volunteers from six continents who give of their time and energy to bring this information to a global audience. Click on the images to read their stories or find them in the yellow tabs below in the three main categories: Academic, Independent, and Student. We need more volunteer content contributors.
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Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Festál is a free series of annual ethnically-related festivals that take place on the grounds of Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington. A major cultural program of Seattle, these festivals aim to celebrate and connect the city to its varied ethnic and international community. Most festivals contain various arts performances (dances, theatre, musical ensembles, films), dances, marketplace and other programs. These have also come to be the annual gathering place for ethnic groups of the community. Both older and younger people attend, especially the dances and musical concerts.
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Community Focus
Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is a public, tuition-free, charter school, providing an anti-racist collaborative community and rigorous education, while providing access to civic leadership and college success for all scholars in Seattle.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
A professional theater company dedicated to creating & staging productions that are written by or featuring characters, themes and narratives particular to people of Color & Faith.
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Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
In the summer of 2000 leaders from various communities of color began meeting to establish a communications network. The coalition initially worked to identify issues most relevant to communities of color in Snohomish County. Census 2000 highlighted the need for a comprehensive program to address the impact of the changing population in the county.

Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Since 2003, Youth Speaks Seattle has been the city’s premier collective for youth spoken word poetry, creating avenues for youth voices through creative writing instruction and performance opportunities.
Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Kent, WA
GEM is a unique mentoring program that addresses dropout prevention/intervention symptoms which prevent youth and young adults from doing what is right for themselves and others.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Brothers United In Leadership Development (BUILD) is a grassroots organization with the vision that Black men are empowered leaders and mentors who make positive change in our community by instilling pride, hope, perseverance in Black men.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Bellingham, WA
With its main campus located on the Lummi Indian Reservation in Washington State, 20 miles south of the Canadian border, Northwest Indian College is the only accredited tribal college serving the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Global Indigenous
Location
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) represents Tribal governments—both those that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, and those receiving health care directly from the Indian Health Service (IHS).

Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle, Northwest Film Forum presents hundreds of films, festivals, community events, multidisciplinary performances, and public discussions each year. A comprehensive visual media organization, the Forum offers educational workshops and artist services for film and media makers at all stages of their development. Artist services include access to space, gear, fiscal sponsorship, and an edit lab. Northwest Film Forum is a member-based organization.
Community Focus
Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
In 2009, a small group of tabla students, teachers, musicians and tabla enthusiasts came together with the idea of creating a learning community in Seattle. In the Spring of 2010 we launched our website, held our first workshops, tabla performance and master class at the University of Washington in Seattle. The majority of our activities, are organized and produced entirely through volunteer hours and other donations. Since 2010, STI has provided thousands of participants with over 25,000 hours of educational music programming.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Through professional development resources, health and wellness initiatives, public art projects, media production, and more, PACE reimagines and re-forms the shared experience of the African Diaspora, so that we may be connected by our power rather than our pain.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Global Indigenous, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Raven Chronicles, a Seattle-based literary magazine and organization, began in 1991, when Kathleen Alcalá and Philip H. Red Eagle guest-edited several King County Arts Commission Newsletters. They recognized the lack of diverse, multicultural writing being published in Seattle and the Northwest region in general. The result of this collaboration has been a magazine that strives to reflect several sides of each topic, like a many-faceted bauble held up to the light by Raven.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
The Association of Zambians in Seattle, Washington (AZISWA) was founded on January 22, 2006 in Seattle by Zambians living in the Puget Sound Region of Washington. AZISWA is a fully-registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in accordance with the US Federal non-profit corporation code.

AZISWA Membership is open to all area residents interested in the well being and development of Zambia as well as the welfare of Zambians in the Puget Sound Region.
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Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Anderson Island, WA
The Anderson Island Historical Society provides a view of the lifestyle of living on an island in the southern-most part of Puget Sound by preserving local culture, thereby enabling present and future generations to learn about and maintain the heritage of this unique style of living.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Alphabet Alliance of Color (AAoC) is an organizing alliance of all our letters: two spirit, black, brown, disabled, femme, gender non-conforming, indigenous, pasifika, queer, trans, people of color who are healers, caretakers, dreamers, organizers, and community leaders. We center people like you who share our identities, and we serve our intersectional community — meaning ourselves, our intersectional community, and all of our letters above who are experiencing racism, violence, transphobia, and economic violence.