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Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Music-maker and community leader, Adrian Xavier has been spreading his uplifting message for almost two decades in his community, nationally and globally.
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, Western Africa
Location
Hello! My name is Laja Okunuga of Ade Africana Imports in Seattle, Washington , USA.

We have been trading in fine African Imports from our storefront business on the famous Broadway Ave. in the colorful and thriving Capitol Hill neighborhood for seven years now.

Over the years we have gained respect, and admiration in our community not only for our products, but also for our warm, friendly and comprehensive customer service. The people of Seattle have come to know us as a place where they can not only select from a wide variety of Carvings, Masks, Clothes, Jewelry, and Musical instruments, but also a place from which they can walk away garnering a smile, and a little better understanding of African arts and culture.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Lind, WA
The Adams County Historical Society is a non-profit organization that was established in 1952 to celebrate the history of Adams County and its communities, protect the county’s artifacts, explain the history of Adams County as well as the towns and cities located within its boundaries and provide access to research assistance to genealogists and historians.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
A professional theater company dedicated to creating & staging productions that are written by or featuring characters, themes and narratives particular to people of Color & Faith.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
ACT envisions a world where the power of theatre expands our collective understanding of community and our own humanity.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Latin America, South America
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Dedicated to building intercultural understanding through collaboration, Abráce is named for the Spanish and Portuguese word for "embrace". Abráce sings in 20 languages and strives to represent the music they perform with integrity and respect for tradition, while also taking care to breathe life into each piece from their own diverse cultural and faith backgrounds. Ten years ago, two singers Samia Panni and Joyce Yarrow, discovered first-hand what it is like to collaborate across cultures and explore the power of music to celebrate diversity. Soon after, percussionists Denny Stern and Jeff Busch joined the group, along with vocalists Rebeqa Rivers, singer/actress Angie Bolton, and finally the versatile singer, musician and songwriter, Mikaela Romero.
Community Focus
African American/Black, North America
Location
Tacoma, WA
As a former soldier who spoke very little about his time as a prisoner of war in the Korean War, William Jones' request to preserve the memory of his time as a Buffalo Soldier is something his family took to heart. Following his death in 2009, his daughter, Jackie Jones-Hook, began formalizing a museum in honor of the all-black regiment of the United States military. In 2012, the Buffalo Soldier Museum in Tacoma opened its doors as a haven for students and members of the community to learn about a piece of history that took place between 1866 and 1944 – and is all-too-often forgotten in the textbooks.

The museum is one of only two of its kind in the country dedicated to honoring the Buffalo Soldiers, the other being the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston. Formally called the 9th and 10th (Horse) Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers Museum, this nonprofit group educates the public through its vast collection of military artifacts, books, articles and DVDs from Jones' time in the military.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
As the cultural funding agency for King County, Washington, 4Culture works to make our region vibrant. 4Culture takes a unique approach to serving our region. Our four program areas—arts, heritage, historic preservation, and public art—put public resources to use all over King County. We work to ensure access to cultural experiences for all, from museum collections to theater productions to artists showing work in our gallery.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The 4C Coalition facilitates mentorship opportunities in which caring adults offer guidance, support, and encouragement to at-risk youth. Contact us today!
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
206 Zulu is a Seattle-based community organization, established in 2004, that uses Hip Hop culture and the arts as platforms for community service, education and empowerment. Over the years, 206 Zulu’s diverse membership expanded throughout the Pacific Northwest and a wide array of programs flourished to include free and all-ages events, concerts, festivals, parades, dance competitions, workshops, classes, conferences, multimedia programs, and more.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Global Indigenous
Location
Seattle, WA
We are an all-volunteer grassroots non-profit providing services to youth in the Seattle area.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle-Christchurch Sister City Association was founded in 1981 by a group of volunteers seeking to improve the people-to-people connections between Seattle, USA, and Christchurch, New Zealand. The SCSCA builds a valuable international connection through a wide range of activities in Seattle, WA and Christchurch, NZ.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Issaquah
Community Focus
Central Asia, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Working together to promote healthy Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Kennewick, WA
Ko`u inoa Onie Kamakahiwaokalani Huihui Rendall. I was born in Honolulu, Oahu. My mother Sarah Huihui Marcell, is a native Hawaiian, born and raised in Kaka`ako, O`ahu, and my father Leo J. Marcell, is a Frenchman from the town of Millbury, Massachusetts.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
ABAW is Washington State's largest voluntary bar association of Asian attorneys. Formed in 1987 by a small group of Seattle area attorneys, ABAW now counts hundreds of member attorneys, judges, professors, and law students in a wide range of practice areas and locations in the state of Washington and throughout the country.

As a the voice for the Asian Pacific American legal profession in the State of Washington, ABAW promotes justice, equity and opportunity for Asian Pacific Americans. We serve as a resource for our members and foster professional development, legal scholarship, advocacy and community involvement..

Join ABAW or renew your membership by clicking here. Any individual who is duly admitted to practice law in the State of Washington or another state and who is in good standing, is eligible to join. Membership is always FREE for law students in good standing at any ABA-accredited law school.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) is a broad based membership which comprises of over 40 executive directors, board presidents and other high level administrators from primarily nonprofit and civil rights organization, government and education.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Hawaii Radio Connection features Hawaiian Music, Community Information, and News.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Kent, WA