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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
African, Indigenous, Queer, Trans, Black, Cuban
Location
Seattle, WA
The Black Trans Prayer Book is an interfaith, multi-dimensional, artistic and theological work that collects the stories, poems, prayers, meditation, spells, and incantations of Black Trans & Non-Binary people. Often pushed out of Faith spaces and yet still deeply connected to a historical legacy of spiritual essentiality, Black Trans People face unprecedented amounts of spiritual, physical, and psychological violence. The Black Trans Prayer Book is a tool of healing, and affirmation centered on uplifting Black Trans & Non-Binary people and celebrating our place within faith.
What does it mean to have a faith practice that simultaneously challenges white supremacy and transphobia? Where is there a theological framework that centers the most marginalized and creates pathways towards an active spirituality moving alongside social justice? How might a spiritual practice not in tune with these questions cause harm? The #BlackTransPrayerBook, is holding these very questions.

What does it mean to have a faith practice that simultaneously challenges white supremacy and transphobia? Where is there a theological framework that centers the most marginalized and creates pathways towards an active spirituality moving alongside social justice? How might a spiritual practice not in tune with these questions cause harm? The #BlackTransPrayerBook, is holding these very questions.
Community Focus
African
Location
SeaTac, WA
To provide opportunities for African Diaspora immigrant and refugee communities, families, and individuals in South King County to attain health and housing stability, economic development, high-quality education, and referrals to legal services.
Community Focus
African, Brazilian
Location
Caixa is a musical group based in Seattle. We strive to preserve the classic Afro-Brazilian samba heritage. Our live shows feature sambas, bossa novas, boleros, tangos, Portuguese fados, as well as other European and middle-eastern styles of music.
Community Focus
West African
Location
A dynamic West African griot music group of balafon (xylophone), drums, guitar and kora, these musicians represent a 1,000 year tradition. This joyful music is performed for celebrations, weddings, christenings, festivals and concerts
Community Focus
African
Location
Naomi Wachira is an artist of formidable talent and heart. Her music & songwriting brings together harmonies that speak across continents and cultures.
Community Focus
African
Location
Seattle, WA
Educating, Growing, and Influencing Northwest Communities through African Culture.
Community Focus
African, South African, Kenyan, Ugandan
Location
Bellingham, WA
The African Children's Choir was founded in 1984 by Ray Barnett. The Choir is made up of children from some of Africa's poorest communities. Since 1984, the Choir has traveled around the world showing the world the beauty, dignity and unlimited ability of the African Child. The Choir raises funds that currently support around 1,500 children, providing them with care and an education.
Community Focus
African, Brazilian
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
African
Location
African Diasporic "Glocal" Arts and Activism
Arte y Activismo "Glocal" de la Diáspora Africana
Community Focus
African, Brazilian
Location
Seattle, WA
ICAF is a non-profit educational organization committed to the cultivation, preservation, and growth of the African Brazilian cultural art form Capoeira Angola.
Community Focus
African, Multicultural, Women, Asian
Location
Dancer * Ethnologist * Choreographer
Community Focus
African
Location
The Gye Name Dance Ensemble is the creation of principal dancer, Queen T (Tremontenia Morgan). Queen T specializes in teaching traditional African dances to children and adults of all ages. Highly motivated students are encouraged to perform as a group in local festivals, ceremonies, and dance workshops.

In addition to the benefits of exercise, students learn about the customs underlying one of five different dances. Students are encouraged to develop their own costumes and pursue related cultural aspects, e.g., geography, history, and art. Students are expected to develop discipline and concentration skills that carry over into other aspects of their lives.

Queen T and the Gye Nyame Ensemble are available to teach or perform at your organization or event.
Community Focus
African, Middle Eastern
Location
Suzanna is an authentic entertainer with powerful movement quality and versatility who genuinely connects with her audience.
Community Focus
West African, Ghanaian
Location
Saeed Abbas is a master drummer and teacher of traditional African music from Ghana West Africa
Community Focus
West African, Ghanaian
Location
We are a group of artists and educators with a common goal, to study, share and perform West African culture to support healthy perspectives of life. Ocheami means linguist, the representative who speaks on behalf of the chief in the Ga Language of Ghana, West Africa. Ocheami are "performers speaking on behalf of West African people through drumming, dance, song and storytelling."
Community Focus
West African, Ghanaian
Location
Seattle, WA
Gansango Music & Dance presents traditional and contemporary dance and music from West Africa – drawing on the stunning talent of multicultural dancers and musicians.
Community Focus
African, Caribbean
Location
Victoria, BC
A hub for African, Caribbean diaspora and African Descent communities on Vancouver Island. Centre Culturel et Social pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine.
Community Focus
African
Location
Seattle, WA
Spirit of Africa is a celebration of the music, dance, and culture of Africa.
Community Focus
African
Location
Seattle, WA
Is to be the home for all African community organizations in Washington state. We are the place for collaboration and nurturing strong community voices. Our 26+ member organizations have a platform here for sharing information, resources, and ideas to better serve our communities. 1 - We strive to increase civic engagement through advocacy. 2- We are committed to fostering economic empowerment. 3 - We increase 2020 US Census awareness and drive voter registration. 5 - We maintain a healthy relationship with our funders.
Community Focus
Día de los Muertos Highlight, African, American, British, Danish, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Russian
Location
Seattle
Thistle Theatre is a professional puppet theatre for families.