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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Middle East, Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
Be’er Sheva, Israel and Seattle, Washington together make the world more connected through our Sister City Program.
Community Focus
Middle East
Location
Seattle, WA
The Iranian American Community Alliance is a Seattle-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization, working to unite, strengthen, and mobilize the Iranian American community and serve the greater Seattle area.
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
Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Kandelia, previously known as VFA, is a nonprofit community organization providing direct programs, opportunities, and tools to address systemic inequities so immigrant and refugee families and communities can thrive without having to compromise values, heritage or ethnicity. Leveraging our convener model and years of experience rooted in the Vietnamese community, we center youth in our work—championing and building them up so they can be their full authentic selves.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Southeast Asia, Sister Cities, North America
Location
Anacortes, WA
Anacortes Sister Cities Association. Joining hands around the world.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Explore what it means to survive and thrive in a new culture. Tour the very hotel where countless Asian Pacific immigrants first found a home, a meal and refuge in Seattle. Challenge your perspective on what it means to be, and become, American. Immerse yourself in contemporary Asian Pacific American issues through authentic stories, bold art and community driven exhibits. It's all at The Wing, America's only museum devoted to the Asian Pacific American Experience.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
One Vibe Entertainment engages all aspects of the community in creating and actualizing a cultural vision embracing diversity and sustainability.
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Community Focus
East Asia
Location
Tacoma, WA
Mary Ohno, Director of the Kabuki Academy is teaching traditional Kabuki style Japanese dance and Naga-uta style shamisen music, from children to adults at Seattle Central College and her studio in Tacoma.
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
Multicultural, Sister Cities
Location
Bellevue, WA
International Children’s Friendship Festival is an event that is run by children and features performances by children. Various nationalities are represented through music, folk dancing and art. The children celebrate their international friendship through experiencing the rich tapestry of the world’s cultures.
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Community Focus
East Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
East Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Hong Kong Business Association of Washington, or “HKBAW” is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization established by a group of community-minded leaders who have a common background of upbringings from Hong Kong. HKAW aim to serve by engaging in both business and social activities to enrich people’s lives with the similar interests while increasing awareness of contemporary issues that arise in Hong Kong and China.
Community Focus
Eastern Africa
Location
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Local Connections. Global Community.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
Location
Since 1988, we are among the longest-running Fil-Am Associations in Washington State.
Community Focus
East Asia, North America
Location
Portland, OR
The Oregon & SW Washington chapter of Families with Children from China (FCC) provides information, support, and activities for adoptive families and those interested in adopting from China. We are dedicated to promoting awareness of Chinese culture, and fostering ties between our children and their heritage. Promoting a network of support for adoptive families and those interested in adoption from China.
Community Focus
Multicultural, Sister Cities
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
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Burien, WA
Connect with Your Danish Heritage.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
, WA
DBE/Daughters of the British Empire is a national, not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable and philanthropic women’s organization.
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Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Seattle, WA
We are a group Dedicated to the advancement and education of the Uilleann pipes. The Irish Pipers Club (Cumann na bPíobairí) began in San Francisco, 1979. In 1981 Denis Brooks, a founding member, moved to Seattle taking with him the clubs spirit and new beginnings. Four decades later the Irish Pipers Club has become an Irish cultural icon in the United States.