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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Mercer Island, WA
NYHS provides more than just an exceptional college-preparatory education rooted in Jewish values.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
The Jewish Federation leads a strong Jewish Puget Sound by serving as a community voice, strengthening connections to Israel and World Jewry, and making investments in Jewish life, for today and the next generation.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Bellingham, WA
serving all college students in Whatcom County (WWU, BTC, WCC)
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Port Angeles, WA
The Congregation Olympic B’nai Shalom (COBS) serves the North Olympic Peninsula’s Jewish Community and provides Jewish services in Sequim Washington and Jewish services in Port Angeles Washington as well as for people living in Joyce Washington, Forks Washington, and points between. We are a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with regional offices nationwide and in Canada. As a chapter, CAIR-WA works hard every day challenging anti-Muslim hate, defending the rights of American Muslims, empowering Muslim families, youth, children and elders to use their voice through mainstream media and lobbying, and building results-focused relationships with leaders in business, academia, labor, faith, and government.
Community Focus
South America
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
Middle East, Multicultural, Northern Africa
Location
Raks Maleka hails from the University Family YMCA Belly Dance class, taught by Katia Sahar. We meet every Monday night to dance and to come together as friends
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino
Location
Spokane, WA
HBPA's mission is to promote and serve Hispanic/Latino cultural, business, professional, and educational interests in the Inland Northwest.

HBPA's vision is to connect members to the community to build professional and personal relationships. HBPA seeks to offer professional development opportunities, provide access to resources, develop cultural education and increase community involvement.
Community Focus
Multicultural
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
Native American/First Nations
Location
Vancouver, WA
Since 2011, the NACF has supported artists whose innovative and multifaceted approaches to literature, dance, visual arts, film, storytelling, music, and traditional arts strengthen culture, foster creativity and economic opportunity, and impact issues of social progress, environmental sustainability, and cultural equity.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
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
South Asia
Location
Seattle
Welcome to the University of Washington's Indian Student Association website. We are a student organization that aims to spread awareness about Indian culture as well as create a supportive community for our Huskies.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Tacoma, WA
Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) serves as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities. APCC represents 47 countries and cultures, offering programs and services honoring their distinct artistry, business protocols, history, and social practices.


Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Tết In Seattle (T-I-S.) organizes the annual Tết Festival, a free celebration event held at the Seattle Center as part of Seattle Center's Festal world cultural program. The Tết Festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese-Americans through the celebration of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, by presenting, promoting, and providing hands-on experience in the arts, musics, performances, and foods that are unique to Vietnam.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City Association (Sea-Sih) is a community-based organization that fosters programs in the area of arts & culture, education, healthcare, and economic exchanges.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Tacoma, WA
K.V.I. is the core of the Khmer Veterans International, dedicated to the development of the Khmer grassroots organizations, and to promote the education, social and cultural development in the community.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Kerala Association of Washington (KAW), is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious cultural organization working towards the betterment of the social lifestyle of Keralites in the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Mill Creek, WA
Indo-American Friendship Forum Foundation was formed 20 years ago to encourage and promote assimilation of Indo-Americans in the political and socio-economic fabric of mainstream America, and to promote trade relations between the world's two largest democracies, India and the United States.
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
Spokane, WA
The Filipino-American Association of the Inland Empire (FAAIE) shares the bayanihan spirit of the Philippines with the Northwest's Inland Empire. Based out of Spokane, WA, the FAAIE boasts members from Idaho, Montana and Washington State.