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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
A Seattle-based non-profit aerial dance theatre company that specializes in folklore and mythology.
Community Focus
African, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), Indigenous
Location
Renton, WA
Oshun Swim School seeks to create an Afro-Indigenous centered experience of water and swim-skill acquisition. Through healing-centered and trauma-informed courses and workshops, OSS strives to build a safer space for BIPOC womxn and non-binary people to explore our relationship with water, and grow into embodied, joyful swimmers.

This work centers frontline communities who have been historically excluded from swim environments, yet who bear the brunt of the climate crisis, and for whom swim skills are most essential.
Community Focus
American (US), Polish, For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Latina/e/o/x
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Colville, Native American
Location
Nespelem, WA
The Tribal Tribune is an American Indian tribal newspaper owned by the federally-recognized Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. It primarily serves the tribal membership, but also offers subscriptions to non-members.
Community Focus
American (US)
Location
Seattle, WA
The Toucans are a dynamic four-piece steel band, and we travel all over the Tropical Northwest in a spotless white van, always looking for fun, adventure, and that next bowl of potato salad!
Community Focus
Middle Eastern, African, American (US), Asian, Australian, Canadian, Indian
Location
Mercer Island, WA
TiE Seattle is the area chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a global nonprofit dedicated to growing and fostering entrepreneurship all over the world.
Community Focus
African, American (US), British, Danish, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Russian
Location
Seattle, WA
Thistle Theatre is a professional puppet theatre for families.
Community Focus
European, Russian
Location
Seattle, WA
Students in our programs study the languages and cultures of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union in a global context. They develop an exceptional understanding of a complex region recognized for its international influence.
Community Focus
Arab, Greek, Turkish
Location
Gig Harbor, WA
Community Focus
Islamic, Bosnian
Location
Lynnwood, WA
Community Focus
Indigenous
Location
Seattle, WA
Seedcast is a story centered podcast, produced by Nia Tero, where we dig up, nurture, and root stories of the Indigenous experience from around the world.
Community Focus
For All
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.
Community Focus
Femme, Gender Non-Conforming, Queer, Trans, Two Spirit, Black, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), Indigenous, Pasifika
Location
Seattle, WA
Alphabet Alliance of Color (AAoC) is an organizing alliance of all our letters: two spirit, black, brown, disabled, femme, gender non-conforming, indigenous, pasifika, queer, trans, people of color who are healers, caretakers, dreamers, organizers, and community leaders. We center people like you who share our identities, and we serve our intersectional community — meaning ourselves, our intersectional community, and all of our letters above who are experiencing racism, violence, transphobia, and economic violence.
Community Focus
African American, Black
Location
Federal Way, WA
FWBC is an nonprofit that represents and advocates for the underserved & underrepresented voices of the people of Federal Way, WA and S. King county.
Community Focus
African American
Location
Seattle, WA
Dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the rich African American musical heritage, this choral ensemble offers a menu designed to satisfy any appetite for exquisite harmonies, and exciting, joyful rhythms.
Community Focus
Native American
Location
Seattle, WA
The Carving House will provide insight into distinctive varieties of Native American culture and be a place where Native carvers are safe and the public is welcome. The Carving House will include a living roof and the beach will have a carved Welcome Figure.
Community Focus
Alaska Native
Location
Kingston, WA
David Boxley, an internationally recognized Northwest Coast Native artist and culture bearer. David Boxley primarily produces his artwork on a commission basis, and has accepted commissions from organizations, individuals, companies and govermental bodies.
Community Focus
Alaska Native
Location
Seattle, WA
Tsimshian Haayuuk offers unique theatrical and choreographed dances that reflect commons themes of Tsimshian culture such as fishing, hunting, family history, and relationship with the spirit world, the use of box drums, handmade dance regalia consisting of button robes, masks, and headpieces that hold family and clan crests. Tsimshian Haayuuk is committed to providing a path of understand through sharing, education, and the preservation of the Tsimshian culture and language as a model for the future generations of Tsimshians.Members in the greater Puget Sound area to serve its’ urban membership.

Since 1996, the group has performed in the Seattle area, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, DC, Florida, Indiana, & Alaska with the purpose of bringing awareness of the Tsimshian culture to all Tsimshians, other indigenous people and to the World.
Community Focus
West African, Senegalese
Location
Seattle, WA