ETHNIC CULTURAL HERITAGE ONLINE EXCHANGE

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Jewish
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Bellingham, WA
serving all college students in Whatcom County (WWU, BTC, WCC)
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
Central Asia, Middle East, Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
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.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
25 years of supporting survivors & strengthening communities
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
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Olympia, WA
The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs serves as liaison between state and tribal governments in an advisory, resource, consultation, and educational capacity.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Bellevue, WA
Indian-American Community Services (IACS) formerly known as India Association of Western Washington (IAWW), is the longest-serving Indian community based organization in the Pacific Northwest. Secular and volunteer-driven, the IACS works to connect and empower the Asian-Indian community through programs, services, and advocacy for people of all ages and all life stages. As a result, the IACS is able to involve its full community in ways that incorporate and respect cultural traditions and values.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington (FCHSW) proudly presents Pagdiriwang, commemorating the anniversary of Philippine Independence. Held on the first or second week of June at the Seattle Center since 1987, the event has grown into the largest festival of Filipino arts and culture in the Pacific Northwest.

This celebration is a part of Seattle Center Festál, a series of cultural programs sponsored by the City of Seattle. Pagdiriwang provides a venue for Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike to learn about the culture. It is an ideal setting for presenting art, craft, song, dance, music, history, literature, and culture to promote better understanding of the Filipino cultural heritage.
Community Focus
Central Asia, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Olympia, WA
Olympia Area Chinese Association is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) and non-partisan community organization that is to support the area's Chinese community in preserving Chinese cultural traditions and to promote cultural exchanges between the Chinese community and the local Olympia area community.
Objectives
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle resident and nationally known early childhood educator, Ms. Bunny Wilburn (1922-2014) founded BCDI-Seattle in the early 70’s. The first major initiative was National Black Child Development Institute’s (NBCDI) community Child Development Associate project to promote and advocate for the professional development of childcare providers.
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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
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The African-American Writers' Alliance, a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent, provides an informal and supportive forum for new and published writers.

We help one another polish our skills, provide peer review, and create opportunities for public readings and other media venues. Ultimately the group encourages members to publish individually and collectively.

Our stories—triumphs, tragedies, and whatever is within and between the two—are the history of African Americans. We must tell our stories in our words and encourage others to do the same.
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.
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Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
SoulOfAmerica pioneered black travel information on the web
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
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.
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
Native American/First Nations
Location
Sequim, WA
The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is one of 566 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes in the United States of America. The Tribe shares a common history, territory and political rights with its sister Tribes the Lower Elwha Klallam and Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribes. The S’Klallam people have lived on the north shores of the Olympic Peninsula since time immemorial.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an Irish cultural nature in the Greater Seattle area, the State of Washington, USA.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Tulalip, WA
The Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve mission is to revive, restore, protect, interpret, collect and enhance the history, traditional cultural values and spiritual beliefs of the Tulalip Tribes who are the successors in interest to the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish tribes and other tribes and bands signatory to the Treaty of Point Elliott.