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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
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
Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Jewish, Southern Europe, Multicultural, Western Europe (includes Central), Sister Cities, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest Accordion Society brings together people "for the love of the accordion". We publish a quarterly magazine, award scholarships and produce accordion events including Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration and Day of the Accordion.
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
Chicano-Latino, Central America, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Reach the most dynamic consumer economy from Washington’s State Capitol to the Canadian Border every Friday with La Raza. La Raza del Noroeste the most read Spanish language publication in Washington and is produced fully in Spanish by journalists familiar not only with the language but the cultural nuances of a burgeoning flow of Spanish speaking residents
Community Focus
Native American/First Nations
Location
Longview, WA
Community Focus
East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Founded in 1981, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit professional and educational organization with more than 1,600 members.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
25 years of supporting survivors & strengthening communities
Community Focus
East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
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
Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Established in 1974, the International Examiner (IE) is the oldest and largest nonprofit, pan-Asian Pacific American publication in the Northwest. Named after the historic and thriving multi-ethnic International District (ID) of Seattle, the IE aspires to be a credible catalyst for building an inspiring, connected, well-respected, and socially conscious Asian Pacific American (APA) community.
Community Focus
Southeast Asia
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
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
Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
We are the only weekly English-edition newspaper serving Washington’s Asian community. The Northwest Asian Weekly has one simple goal: To empower the Asian community.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Portland, OR
The Skanner is a website and newspaper published in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Established in 1975, The Skanner News Group has advanced the cause of the Black Press in the North Western United States. Through the newspapers and the Web site The Skanner has provided regional and national corporate advertisers a variety of methods to effectively market their products and services to our readers.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Central Africa, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The African-American Writers' Alliance, a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent, provides an informal and supportive forum for new and published writers.

We help one another polish our skills, provide peer review, and create opportunities for public readings and other media venues. Ultimately the group encourages members to publish individually and collectively.

Our stories—triumphs, tragedies, and whatever is within and between the two—are the history of African Americans. We must tell our stories in our words and encourage others to do the same.
Community Focus
African American/Black
Location
Seattle, WA
BlackPast.org, an online reference center makes available a wealth of materials on African American history in one central location on the Internet. Blackpast is made possible by the content contributions of over 800 volunteers from six continents who give of their time and energy to bring this information to a global audience. Click on the images to read their stories or find them in the yellow tabs below in the three main categories: Academic, Independent, and Student. We need more volunteer content contributors.
Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
Naomi Ishisaka is the Social Justice Columnist for The Seattle Times. She is a journalist and photographer who focuses on racial equity and social justice.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Sister Cities, Latin America, North America, South America
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.