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Native American/First Nations, African American/Black, Multicultural
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We use the term BIPOC to highlight the unique relationship to whiteness that Indigenous and Black (African Americans) people have, which shapes the experiences of and relationship to white supremacy for all people of color within a U.S. context. We unapologetically focus on and center relationships among BIPOC folks.
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African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Formed in 1984, Earshot Jazz supports the growing community of jazz artists and audiences in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
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African American/Black
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Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Northern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
Any community needs we’re here to help.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, African American/Black, Jewish, Multicultural, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, African American/Black, Caribbean, South Asia, Multicultural, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Federal Way, WA
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African American/Black
Location
Seattle
The annual Seattle Black Film Festival (formerly the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival - LHAAFF) is a major season program of LANGSTON, showing provocative films and works about the Black experience from independent filmmakers.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
We, the Sundiata African American Cultural Association produce a cultural festival yearly. We have come to know that Festival Sundiata is a breath of fresh air when it comes to racial relations and cultural competency. We are a volunteer group of folks that plan all year and give our best effort to celebrate and introduce the culture of people of African decent to the people in the Northwest. Each one of our festivals are free of charge to attend, you won’t find a better deal anywhere in the Northwest. Make sure to buy a t-shirt or poster to remind you of this great festival.

Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Technology Access Foundation (TAF) has worked to improve access to STEM and technology fields for students of color and underrepresented communities for the past twenty years.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Portland, OR
The Skanner is a website and newspaper published in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Established in 1975, The Skanner News Group has advanced the cause of the Black Press in the North Western United States. Through the newspapers and the Web site The Skanner has provided regional and national corporate advertisers a variety of methods to effectively market their products and services to our readers.
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African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle resident and nationally known early childhood educator, Ms. Bunny Wilburn (1922-2014) founded BCDI-Seattle in the early 70’s. The first major initiative was National Black Child Development Institute’s (NBCDI) community Child Development Associate project to promote and advocate for the professional development of childcare providers.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization which primarily focuses on advocacy and direct action.

The core activists and organizers of BLM Seattle King County is a group of Black and other people of color focused on dismantling anti-black systems and policies of oppression. The strategy team meetings regularly around Seattle to direct these efforts. Events, meetings, communications and admin needs are volunteer led. *BLM Seattle-King County is not affiliated with the Black Liberation Movement or the #BlackLivesMatter Seattle Action Group.
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African American/Black
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The Black Lives Matter Vancouver chapter is a cause that supports the organizing work of black folks and allies in undoing systemic racialized violence. Black Lives Matter is a cause cognizant of the ongoing struggles of all marginalized folks and we strive to honour that in the work we do. We centre the voices of Black folks as well as other folks of colour and hope to lift up those who are queer, women, trans, differently abled, poor or otherwise marginalized.
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African American/Black
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Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
With an amazing view of the I-90 floating bridge and Lake Washington, our senior center is a welcoming place where you’ll feel like a part of one big family.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle
Website under construction
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Passageways (CP) is a Seattle based nonprofit founded in 2017 with a vision for zero youth incarceration. As a felony diversion and prevention program, CP is leading the way in reimagining and actively creating an alternative to today’s criminal legal system.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The current Douglass-Truth Branch was expanded and reopened Oct. 14, 2006. The building follows historic preservation guidelines of the original library, which is a city landmark. It has a grand staircase as well as the Soul Pole, a totem pole depicting African-American history given to the Library in 1972 by what was then called the Rotary Boys Club.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Global Indigenous, Caribbean, Multicultural, Northern Africa, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Collaborating through art to heal our community