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Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Olympia, WA
I have studied belly dance for over 20 years and taught for over 12 years and I just love this dance form. For many years, I performed regularly throughout Seattle clubs and restaurants, sometimes logging in over 200 performances a year! When my son came along, I decided to give the clubs a rest and focus all my energy into teaching. Turns out, I love teaching even more than performing!

In July of 2014 I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. I’m happy to say that I am now cancer-free and glad to be dancing again after going through treatment. As a belly dancer, it was hard to lose my long hair and breasts, but I’m so grateful to be alive and lucky to be surrounded by many, many amazing people who supported me and loved me through it all. I have always believed in the power of dance to provide strength and happiness, no matter where we are in our journeys. My experience has deepened my commitment to teach with compassion, purpose, and most of all, joy.
Community Focus
Central Asia, Middle East
Location
Bellevue, WA
ATA-WA Türkçe ve Türk kültürünü eğlenceli ve yaratıcı bir ortamda ögrenmek isteyen 4-12 yaş grubu aralıgındaki cocuklara hizmet veren ve kar amaclı olmayan bir eğitim kurumudur.

ATA-WA is a non-profit educational institution serving 4-12 age group children who want to learn Turkish and Turkish culture in a fun and creative environment.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Redmond , WA
MAPS-AMEN is an outreach and advocacy organization that seeks to fulfill the justice mandate in Islam and empower the community by focusing on education, engagement, encouragement of positive media change, and empowerment. We build bridges of understanding and unity to achieve justice together, envisioning a world free of hate and violence.
Community Focus
Middle East, Eastern Africa, Central America, Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Communities of Rooted Brilliance (CRB) partners with newcomer communities and helps them thrive through educational opportunities and social support services, while also honoring their traditional customs.

Our communities are immigrant and refugee families from the diverse, multiethnic communities of Afghanistan, Burma Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Angola, El Salvador, and Mexico.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Kirkland, WA
A Coptic Orthodox Church with services for the Greater Seattle Area
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Gig Harbor
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, East Asia, South Asia, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
OneAmerica is the largest immigrant and refugee advocacy organization in Washington State, organizing with and advocating for diverse communities including Latinx, African, and Asian.
Community Focus
Middle East
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Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Suzanna is an authentic entertainer with powerful movement quality and versatility who genuinely connects with her audience.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Arab Festival is nonprofit cultural organization working to foster a deeper understanding of the Arab world, and to cultivate an appreciation for the richness and vibrancy of Arab culture, through educational programs and community outreach events.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural
Location
Nadira has become one of the most passionate, elegant and dynamic Middle Eastern performers in the U.S. Having graced many audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Egypt and abroad, her dance is graceful, seamless and multi-faceted.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural
Location
Mirabai is an engaging, soulful entertainer and a gifted belly dance artist who energizes her audiences! Her devotion to the dance, love of her audiences, and exquisite artistry make her a beloved dancer, entertainer, choreographer and teacher.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Redmond, WA
The Islamic Center of Redmond is open for the five daily prayers and for two Jumu'ah prayers at 12:30 and 1:30 pm. Before attending prayer, check out the guidelines located under the prayer schedule.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Kent, WA
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing services focused on providing culturally and linguistically competent social services to Iraqi refugees in Washington State to obtain Self-sufficiency and make a successful transition to the life in America.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle, WA
The Iranian American Community Alliance is a Seattle-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization, working to unite, strengthen, and mobilize the Iranian American community and serve the greater Seattle area.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Redding, CA
Euphrates equips, connects, and uplifts emerging peacebuilders worldwide. We envision a future in which all humanity lives from Oneness with each other and the Earth.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with regional offices nationwide and in Canada. As a chapter, CAIR-WA works hard every day challenging anti-Muslim hate, defending the rights of American Muslims, empowering Muslim families, youth, children and elders to use their voice through mainstream media and lobbying, and building results-focused relationships with leaders in business, academia, labor, faith, and government.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, East Asia, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
One City promotes language learning and teaching opportunities that reflect the cultures of Puget Sound.
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
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Middle East, Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Burien, WA
To work with & for the community.