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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
A pioneering portal that crosses barriers and connects cultures by consolidating and amplifying cross-generational, ethnic community voices.
Community Focus
Japanese
Location
Seattle
Friendship through Flowers
Community Focus
Japanese
Location
Edmonds, WA
The Edmonds Sister City Commission was created by City ordinance in 1988 and reports to the Mayor of Edmonds. The Mayor appoints members to the Commission, subject to City Council confirmation. The 12 non-paid Commissioners serve three-year terms with no term limits. Commissioners need not be residents of Edmonds.
Community Focus
American, Islamic
Location
Seattle, WA
CAIR Washington is grassroots advocacy and civil rights organization based in Seattle that serves the Muslim community across Washington state. Our purpose is to defend the civil liberties of Muslim Washingtonians no matter where they live or their level of income. We do this by 1) providing free legal services to Muslims who’ve been discriminated against because they are Muslim, 2) working to combat Islamophobia and bigotry through education and storytelling, and 3) empowering our community to be politically and socially engaged while shaping laws and policies that impact us.
Community Focus
Kalispel, Native American
Location
Usk, WA
The Kalispel Indians were semi-nomadic hunters, diggers and fishermen. We were often called the “river/lake paddlers.” The Kalispel Indian Reservation is located in Usk, Washington in Pend Oreille County. The Kalispel Tribe of Indians is rich in heritage.
Community Focus
Nooksack, Native American
Location
Deming, WA
We are a Tribe of approximately 2,000 members, located in our ancestral homeland in the northwest corner of Washington State. Our name comes from a place name in our language and translates to “always bracken fern roots,” which illustrates our close ties to our land and the resources that continue to give strength to our people.
Community Focus
Steilacoom, Native American
Location
Steilacoom, WA
The Steilacoom were the most affected of all western Washington Tribes by early white settlement. Located within the Steilacoom territory were the first trading post, the first United States Army fort, the first church, and the first incorporated town north of the Columbia River. In 1854, the Tribe signed the Medicine Creek Treaty, the first treaty in western Washington.
Community Focus
Hoh, Native American
Location
Forks, WA
The Hoh River (chalak’At’sit, meaning “the southern river”). The river itself is focal in Hoh tribal identity and folk-history and in traditional economic patterns.
Community Focus
American, Filipino
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
The World Affairs Council was founded in 1951 with the goal of advancing global understanding and engagement throughout greater Seattle. Our platform connects civic, academic, corporate, and individual members around world issues.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Kansas City, MO
People to People International (PTPI) creates lasting cross-cultural connections between everyday citizens around the world to help them explore global issues, serve and enrich their diverse communities, and become more effective leaders in creating a more peaceful world.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
The Consular Association is a multifunctional organization created in 1997 to embrace the importance of consular, economic and cultural affairs in the State of Washington.


Community Focus
For All
Location
Bellingham, WA
Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA) is a not-for-profit international student exchange organization coordinating exchange experiences for high school students, university students and young professionals. CETUSA is a US Department of State Exchange Visitor (J-1 visa) sponsor organization.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Burien, WA
We capture the stories of the Highline region to create exhibits, public programs, and educational programs that enrich our cultural connections.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
The Burke Museum was founded in 1885 by the Young Naturalists, a group of curious teenagers inspired by seeing Seattle transform before their eyes. For 130 years, the Museum has built upon this legacy, collecting objects that help us understand how the Northwest has grown and changed.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange (SPACE), funds, facilitates and promotes arts and cultural uses of Warren G. Magnuson Park for the public, serving diverse audiences and forging regional collaborations.
Community Focus
African, Brazilian
Location
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.
Community Focus
Chinese
Location
Bellevue, WA
Rainier Taiji Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization founded in 2013.
Community Focus
Japanese
Location
Seattle, WA
Japan Arts Connection Lab (JACLab) was born to provide a dynamic platform for Japanese artisans and master craftsmen to share their gifts, techniques, and passion for their craft with the rest of the world.
Community Focus
South Asian
Location
Seattle, WA
Ragamala was established in 1981 as a registered 501-3(c) organization non-profit organization with the mission of advancing the traditional performing arts of South Asia through exceptional programming.