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Directory

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Organization
Community Focus
Location
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
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle-Christchurch Sister City Association was founded in 1981 by a group of volunteers seeking to improve the people-to-people connections between Seattle, USA, and Christchurch, New Zealand. The SCSCA builds a valuable international connection through a wide range of activities in Seattle, WA and Christchurch, NZ.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Issaquah
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
South Asia, Multicultural
Location
Bellevue, WA
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Sister Cities, North America
Location
Ellensburg, WA
A museum that collects, preserves, and displays items related to Kittitas County history
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Caribbean, Central America, Latin America, South America
Location
Normandy Park, WA
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972. Throughout our 47-year history we have experienced steady growthand demonstrated consistent value. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.
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
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
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.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
For more than 40 years, Refugee & Immigrant Services Northwest (RISNW) has been helping newly arrived refugees and immigrants rebuild their lives and achieve their full potential as contributing citizens in their new homeland.
Community Focus
Eastern Europe, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA
First Soviet-American Sister City in the U.S., connecting the people of Seattle, Washington and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Community Focus
Southern Europe, Sister Cities
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association has maintained ties of sisterhood and friendship with Perugia, Italy.
Community Focus
Sister Cities
Location
Spokane, WA
We are the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Spokane’s five Sister City Societies.
Community Focus
Sister Cities
Location
Washington, DC
We work with our members to play an essential part in creating a more peaceful world through people-to-people exchanges and initiatives
Community Focus
East Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
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
, WA
DBE/Daughters of the British Empire is a national, not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable and philanthropic women’s organization.
Community Focus
Northern Europe/Scandinavia
Location
Burien, WA
Connect with Your Danish Heritage.
Community Focus
Western Europe (includes Central)
Location
Snoqualmie Pass, WA
The Continental Club is a group of individuals who maintain the Berg Haus, a private club and our home base to a number of winter and year round outdoor activities including downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and canoeing.