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Community Focus
Multicultural
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Bellevue, WA
​Accelerating the success of leadership for women, minorities, and allies.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Lynnwood, WA
We envision thriving neighborhoods and schools where the contributions of diverse families and communities are cornerstones of children's successful physical, socio-emotional, and academic development.
Community Focus
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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Multicultural
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Juneau, AK
Community Focus
Multicultural
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North Bend, WA
JazzClubsNW creates jazz performance and education opportunities for professionals and students throughout the Pacific Northwest.
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Community Focus
Multicultural
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Olympia
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, you’ll find stories of work that is improving lives, from Seattle to South Africa. Connect with us on discovergates.org for virtual programs, fun activities, exhibits, and resources.

We are following the Gates Foundation’s current work from home status due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Connect with us on discovergates.org for virtual programs, fun activities, exhibits, and resources. Visit discovergates.org/DCatHome for updates and at home-resources.

VIRTUAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCES

Sign up for a real-time, interactive presentation with a Gates Foundation Discovery Center educator who will engage your students in a lively and thought-provoking conversation about complex social issues. Subjects range from COVID-19 to Global and Local Challenges to Data Literacy and an examination of the Food System. For more information, see our FAQ page.
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Community Focus
Multicultural
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Community Focus
Multicultural
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queer, mixed, 1st gen American filmmaker/artist/activist/writer/mama who believes in the power of story
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Community Focus
Multicultural
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Seattle, WA
Hank Bradley and Cathie Whitesides are traditional folk music masters.
Community Focus
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.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Latino Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that discovers and presents independent films, documentaries and short films from Ibero & Latin-American countries.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Jewish, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Western Europe (includes Central), Sister Cities, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest Accordion Society brings together people "for the love of the accordion". We publish a quarterly magazine, award scholarships and produce accordion events including Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration and Day of the Accordion.
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, Multicultural
Location
Don Baragiano performs a multi-cultural blend of enticing, upbeat music. His performance creates a diverse musical tour from around the world…and the audience doesn’t even need a passport.

Don lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for 3 years. There he learned about their culture and music, which is instrumental in helping him to recreate some of those exotic innovative sounds on his guitar.
Community Focus
Middle East, Multicultural, Northern Africa
Location
Raks Maleka hails from the University Family YMCA Belly Dance class, taught by Katia Sahar. We meet every Monday night to dance and to come together as friends
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
Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean, Multicultural, Northern Africa, Latin America, North America
Location
Edmonds, WA
Ed Hartman is an award-winning composer, who has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Y-WE cultivates the power of diverse young women* to be creative leaders and courageous changemakers through transformative programs within a collaborative community of belonging.