ETHNIC CULTURAL HERITAGE ONLINE EXCHANGE

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Community Focus
Location
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
Native American/First Nations, African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Gathering Roots Wellness is a BIack-ed, BIPOC centered organization focused on creating communal healing space for BIPOC community/organizations. Through artistic and cultural expression, and land learning, we seek to empower our communities to thrive.
Community Focus
Global Indigenous
Location
Natalie Ball makes art as proposals of refusal to complicate an easily affirmed and a consumed narrative without absolutes.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Naa Akua is a queer liberator of sound and word, an actor, performance arts teacher, and a continuous student at being present.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander
Location
Seattle, WA
Malo e lelei. My name is Toka, an indigenous Pasifika Artist/Illustrator based in the City of Rain.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
Community Focus
North America
Location
Este es un groupo de baile folklorico para ninos y ninas en grados de primero hasta octavo.
Community Focus
Central Asia, East Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
The Tibetan Association of Washington is a non-profit organization of Tibetans in the State of Washington. It strives to preserve and promote the unique Tibetan Cultural tradition within the Tibetan Community and further the just cause of Tibet.

Aims & Objectives:

We seek to strengthen the unity and get connected with different Tibetan communities of North America, Raise awareness about the Chinese occupation of Tibet and the plights of the Tibetan people, Preserve and promote the Tibetan people’s distinct religious and cultural heritage, Educate the younger generation of Tibetan-Americans about their history, religion and culture, Promote His Holiness Dalai Lama’s message of love, compassion and kindness.
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, African American/Black, Caribbean
Location
Victoria, BC
A hub for African, Caribbean diaspora and African Descent communities on Vancouver Island. Centre Culturel et Social pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Steilacoom, WA
We are a non-profit organization, owned by the Steilacoom Tribal Museum Association and run by volunteers.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Kingston, WA
Nux Sklai Yem or Strong People, are descendants of the Salish people who have been well-established in the Puget Sound basin and surrounding areas since 2400 B.C.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Spokane, WA
The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a two-day festival at the Bing Crosby Theatre and the newly renovated Unfinished Space in downtown Spokane.
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, Global Indigenous
Location
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) represents Tribal governments—both those that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, and those receiving health care directly from the Indian Health Service (IHS).

Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Multicultural
Location
Louis Chinn aka Jyun Jyun, is a multi-disciplinary artist specializing in murals, installation, music production and performance. His work explores the theme of transformation as both an aesthetic quality and experience for the participants and communities involved. Through public art and performance, he is dedicated to the cause of making art an accessible and essential experience, regardless of social position.
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations, Global Indigenous
Location
Longhouse Media, a Washington State non-profit organization, was launched in January 2005. Our vision was to start an Indigenous media arts organization that would nurture the expression and development of Native artists, drawing from traditional and modern forms of storytelling, cultural identity, teaching and inquiry, based in the technologies of today.
Community Focus
Jewish
Location
The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies promotes the study of Jewish histories, cultures, societies, ideas, languages, and religion and integrates insights from these fields into broader scholarly and public conversations.
Community Focus
Middle East, Northern Africa
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Arab Festival is nonprofit cultural organization working to foster a deeper understanding of the Arab world, and to cultivate an appreciation for the richness and vibrancy of Arab culture, through educational programs and community outreach events.
Community Focus
South Asia
Location
A performing arts organization with a mission to create performing opportunities for artists of South Asian descent. We have music, dance, and theatre wings.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
Wa Na Wari creates space for ​Black ownership, possibility, and belonging ​through art, historic preservation, and connection. Wa Na Wari means "Our Home" in Kalabari. Co-founder, Inye Wokoma, is Kalabari through his father's lineage. The name Wa Na Wari evokes a sense of purpose and intention to remain present in a place we consider home.