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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Northern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
Any community needs we’re here to help.
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
Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
For over 20 years Anzanga has brought the electrifying energizing music of African marimba to weddings, schools, festivals, culture events and more. We draw our repertoire primarily from Zimbabwe influences from Mozambique, South Africa and Gambia, in addition to playing compositions of our own. We are based in Seattle, Washington, and have toured nationally and internationally.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa
Location
SeaTac, WA
Ethiopian Muslims Association of Seattle (EMAS) is a non-profit and non-political organization. EMAS is organized primarily and exclusively for religious purposes: for the protection and promotion of the religion of Islam within our community in the state of Washington.
Community Focus
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
Location
Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, Pacific/Pacific Islander, 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
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
We, the Sundiata African American Cultural Association produce a cultural festival yearly. We have come to know that Festival Sundiata is a breath of fresh air when it comes to racial relations and cultural competency. We are a volunteer group of folks that plan all year and give our best effort to celebrate and introduce the culture of people of African decent to the people in the Northwest. Each one of our festivals are free of charge to attend, you won’t find a better deal anywhere in the Northwest. Make sure to buy a t-shirt or poster to remind you of this great festival.

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, 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
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
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Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, African American/Black, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Northern Africa
Location
Woodinville, WA
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
We are a collective of Seattle activists working to educate and inform our communities on the climate crisis. Our presentations connect global warming to the systems of oppression. We are focused on shifting the narrative of the climate movement to one that is beyond the superficial causes (fossil fuels) to the deeper injustices of the world by decolonizing our minds and our audiences’. We speak from our personal truths and share unique perspectives on demanding climate justice and collectively creating a new, just future for us all.
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
Location
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
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
We use the arts as a platform to empower, educate and inform people of color.
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, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
One Vibe Entertainment engages all aspects of the community in creating and actualizing a cultural vision embracing diversity and sustainability.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa
Location
Kent, WA
The Association of Zambians in Seattle, Washington (AZISWA) was founded on January 22, 2006 in Seattle by Zambians living in the Puget Sound Region of Washington. AZISWA is a fully-registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in accordance with the US Federal non-profit corporation code.

AZISWA Membership is open to all area residents interested in the well being and development of Zambia as well as the welfare of Zambians in the Puget Sound Region.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Educating, Growing, and Influencing Northwest Communities through African Culture.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, North America
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
Sub-Saharan Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Horn of Africa Services is a nonprofit that serves the East African immigrant and refugee community in Seattle. We serve individuals and families from Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and neighboring countries that are living in the Greater Seattle area. Our services include social services, educational assistance, youth programs, and economic empowerment to address the needs of the community.
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Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa
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.