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A multi-ethnic female-led sextet, En Canto is Seattle's only Forró band. Forró music is a combination of multiple Brazilian rhythms including baião, xote and arrasta-pé. The word refers to both the musical genre and the accompanying partner dance party events where it is heard.
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South America
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Kirkland, WA
IMAGINING, ENTERTAINING, EDUCATING, INSPIRING, ORGANIZING AND CHANGING
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, South America
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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.
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South America
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Gurabo
Asi Somos brings to Vancouver the Venezuelan folk music.
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South America
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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.
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Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
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The State of the State for Washington Latinos is an ongoing program at Whitman College in Community-Based Research. Doing “community-based” research (CBR) means that each student collaborates with a community partner whose professional work centrally involves the Latino community.
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Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
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Reach the most dynamic consumer economy from Washington’s State Capitol to the Canadian Border every Friday with La Raza. La Raza del Noroeste the most read Spanish language publication in Washington and is produced fully in Spanish by journalists familiar not only with the language but the cultural nuances of a burgeoning flow of Spanish speaking residents
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Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
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Everett, WA
Familias Unidas is the first Latino Resource Center in Snohomish County. We are open to all but provide bilingual services with a focus on the Hispanic Community in the area.
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South America
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Kirkland, WA
BrasilFest was created in 1999 by Brazilian immigrants Eduardo and Ana Paula Mendonça with the mission to expose our community to Brazilian arts and traditions during the week of the Brazilian Folklore Day.

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South America
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VamoLá! is a Seattle-based Brazilian drum and dance ensemble that brings the spirit of Carnaval to life through vibrant parades and performances.
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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
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Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
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Chicano-Latino, African American/Black, Caribbean, South Asia, Multicultural, Latin America, North America, South America
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Federal Way, WA
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Chicano-Latino, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Latin America, South America
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Seattle, WA
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Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Central Africa, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
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Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Sister Cities, Latin America, North America, South America
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Seattle, WA
Since 1972, Northwest Folklife has been deeply committed to celebrating the diversity of our Northwest communities and demystifying our differences together, under one roof. Our work centers on preserving cultural arts, bridging connections to heritage and identity, and cultivating the ever-evolving traditions of the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
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Seattle, WA
Casa Latina advances the power and well-being of Latino immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing. Our Education Program, Day Worker Center, Workers' Defense Committee, and the Leadership Program are all focused on giving the training, knowledge and support needed for our constituents to move toward greater self-sufficiency.

Casa Latina was founded in 1994 to empower Seattle’s Latino immigrants by providing them educational and economic opportunities, giving people the tools they need to work, live, support their families, and contribute to the Seattle community.
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Central America, Latin America, South America
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Promoting Seattle community access to the Spanish flamenco cultural traditions of dance, music and singing
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Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, South America
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Founded in 2010, eSe Teatro honors self-definition and inclusion, striving to represent all the colors in the “rainbow of brown” of our Latinidad. Our affiliated artists range from immigrants to U.S. born, Spanish-speaking and non Spanish-speaking, representing cultures and heritages from all over The Americas and Caribbean.
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South America
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Seattle Music From Everywhere