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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Jamestown S’Klallam, Native American
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
For All
Location
Kent, WA
Historic Downtown Kent offers residents and visitors a charming variety of shops, restaurants, parks, gathering places and community events including Kent Cornucopia Days, the Farmers Market, and Winterfest.
Community Focus
Indigenous, Women
Location
We are an Indigenous women-led organization dedicated to the ongoing regeneration of Indigenous communities. Through grantmaking, capacity-building and community-based intergenerational programming, we seek transformative change by supporting culturally grounded leadership and organizing.

Focused on Indigenous Ecology, Food Sovereignty, and Wise Action, we work to advance climate and gender justice, while creating healthy pathways towards self-determination and movement-building.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Mercer Island, WA
1) Maintaining the Jewish Archives at the University of Washington. 2) Presenting programs, workshops and exhibits that highlight the life and culture of the Jewish people and communities in Washington. 3) Collecting heirlooms, artifacts and oral histories for a future Jewish museum. 4) Conducting tours of Jewish landmarks in Seattle. 5) Publishing interesting books about Washington State Jewish history that are meaningful and relevant.
Community Focus
Scottish
Location
Spokane, WA
We are a non-profit, non-sectarian organization open to all, without bias to race, color or gender, to anyone of Scottish descent, or any other person who has a strong interest in Scottish heritage or culture.

The Spokane Highland Games Association supports itself through a yearly funds raising event, the Spokane Scottish Highland Games, and through individual and corporate sponsorship contributions.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Gig harbor, WA
Pacific 'Ohana Foundation helps perpetuate, preserve, and protect the rich culture of the Pacific Basin communities and the relationships among them. We honor people’s cultural values to make this a better world for all.
Community Focus
American, Japanese
Location
Seattle, WA
The exceptional pioneers who sustained our organization during one of the most difficult periods in US history laid a strong foundation for the work of future generations of Japanese Americans who believe strongly in the principles of justice, equality and fair play.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Mercer Island, WA
Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships, and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow, and celebrate Jewish life and culture.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation (SBH) is a warm and vibrant Jewish congregation in Seattle, Washington.
Community Focus
Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
Location
Seattle, WA
The Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.

Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Museum is the largest museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Community Focus
American, Vietnamese
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
Polish
Location
SEATTLE, WA
The Polish Home Association was established in 1918. The Hall is a place for celebration, festivals, meals, meetings, and evolving into new generations. Today, as yesterday, it is a hub of activity and a place for people of Polish nationality and descent to come together and celebrate common ground.
Community Focus
Polish
Location
Seattle, WA
Polish Festival Seattle is a premier event created to celebrate Polish culture, traditions and contemporary achievements in a joyful atmosphere with diverse audiences of the Greater Seattle region.
Community Focus
French
Location
Seattle, WA
Share, Teach, Celebrate
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
Filipino
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
Bulgarian
Location
Bellevue, WA
BCHCS organizes traditional annual events such as a Christmas celebration, the Zlaten Orfei talent show in March, and the picnic at Lake Sammamish to celebrate Bulgarian Culture and Literacy Day in May. The Center organizes concerts, workshops, and visits of local and guest musicians, artists, and writers from the US and Bulgaria.
Community Focus
Multicultural
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
Mexican
Location
Burien, WA
¡VEN E INSPIRA A OTROS!
Come to be part of this celebration where the colors give life to the moments of mourning. Be part of this tradition as a visitor or as a volunteer. We will wait for you!

Ven a ser parte de esta celebración donde los colores le dan vida a los momentos de duelo. Se parte de esta tradición como visitante o como voluntario. ¡Te esperamos!
Community Focus
Italian
Location
Burien, WA
Italian Cultural Center