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Location
Community Focus
Afghani, For All, American, Multicultural, Cambodian, Congolese, Ethiopian, Filipino, Gambian, Iraqi, Kenyan, Mexican, Senegalese, Somali
Location
Tukwila, WA
Now open for takeout & outdoor dining! Experience cuisines from around the world at Spice Bridge, the food hall at Tukwila Village. Operated by the nonprofit Global to Local, Spice Bridge is home to Food Innovation Network's Food Business Incubator.
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Seattle, WA
A grassroots organization dedicated to preserving, educating, and sharing the story of World War II-era incarceration of Japanese Americans in order to deepen understanding of American history and inspire action for equity.
Community Focus
American, Chinese
Location
Portland, OR
Community Focus
American, Iranian
Location
Seattle, WA
We are citizen volunteers from the greater Seattle area who seek to reverse decades of hostility between the United States and Iran.
Community Focus
American, Indian, South Asian
Location
American Kahani is a multimedia website where Indian Americans and South Asian Americans congregate to tell stories of their American life.
Community Focus
American, Vietnamese
Location
Seattle, WA
Tết In Seattle (T-I-S.) organizes the annual Tết Festival, a free celebration event held at the Seattle Center as part of Seattle Center's Festal world cultural program. The Tết Festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese-Americans through the celebration of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, by presenting, promoting, and providing hands-on experience in the arts, musics, performances, and foods that are unique to Vietnam.
Community Focus
African, American, British, Danish, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Russian
Location
Seattle
Thistle Theatre is a professional puppet theatre for families.
Community Focus
American, French
Location
Mercer Island, WA
Located on Mercer Island just east of Seattle, the French American School of Puget Sound (FASPS) is a private, bilingual school for children age 2 (tiny young pre-kindergarten) through grade 8. Students benefit from a rigorous academic program, arts and technology curriculum, social and emotional learning, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
Community Focus
American, Women, Indian
Location
Bellevue, WA
Indian-American Community Services (IACS) formerly known as India Association of Western Washington (IAWW), is the longest-serving Indian community based organization in the Pacific Northwest. Secular and volunteer-driven, the IACS works to connect and empower the Asian-Indian community through programs, services, and advocacy for people of all ages and all life stages. As a result, the IACS is able to involve its full community in ways that incorporate and respect cultural traditions and values.
Community Focus
American, Islamic
Location
Seattle, WA
CAIR Washington is grassroots advocacy and civil rights organization based in Seattle that serves the Muslim community across Washington state. Our purpose is to defend the civil liberties of Muslim Washingtonians no matter where they live or their level of income. We do this by 1) providing free legal services to Muslims who’ve been discriminated against because they are Muslim, 2) working to combat Islamophobia and bigotry through education and storytelling, and 3) empowering our community to be politically and socially engaged while shaping laws and policies that impact us.
Community Focus
American, Cuban
Location
Seattle, WA
Building a strong US women's movement to end the government blockade against Cuba. Our work is rooted in the concept of universal human rights.
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Community Focus
American, Asian
Location
San Francisco, CA
Hyphen is a news and culture magazine, media outlet, and community partner that illuminates Asian America through investigative features on the cultural and political trends shaping the fastest-growing population in the country. We offer in-depth profiles of change-makers in our community and a window into the world of artists and writers who are re-envisioning and rewriting what it means to be Asian American. Through balanced and incisive reporting and sometimes irreverent commentary, we relate the enormous richness, contradiction, and vitality that defines the Asian American experience to stimulate debate, raise awareness, and build bridges within and beyond our own community.
Community Focus
American, Multicultural
Location
We’re your guide to hyphen-America, with original stories, a podcast and smart conversations about the tangle of culture, race, identity and religion.
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Vashon, WA
Founded by Issei pioneer B.D. Mukai in 1926 as a strawberry farm, Mukai Farm & Garden today is on the National Register of Historic places with its rare heritage home, Japanese Garden, and Barreling Plant. Open and free to the public, it celebrates Vashon Island’s Japanese American and agrarian heritage. Come visit!
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Portland, OR
Sharing and preserving Japanese American history and culture in the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Portland, OR
Open to everyone, Portland JACL is a civil rights advocacy group who strives to educate the public about human and civil rights issues we all face.
Community Focus
API, American, Asian, Pasifika
Location
Portland, OR
Community Focus
American, Asian
Location
Eugene, OR
The Asian American Council of Oregon is a non-profit organization devoted to the cultivation and promotion of Asian and Asian American culture through sponsorship of cultural and social activities.
Community Focus
American, Canadian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese
Location
Federal Way, WA
Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of bonsai. The Museum is open to all, free admission (donations appreciated).