New faces, new roles at The Seattle Globalist

Sanjay Bhatt joins Globalist board of directors; Melissa Lin is our summer reporting intern; Alia Marsha will become a reporter; Goorish Wibneh promoted to columnist.
Aug 10, 2016
Donald Byrd performing in The Minstrel Show Revisited. (Photo by Ian Douglas)

Positive Disruption: Donald Byrd is the 2016 Globalist of the Year

On Friday October 14, The Seattle Globalist will recognize Donald Byrd as the 2016 Globalist of the Year, celebrating his outstanding body of work and the dance company’s 2015-16 season, #RACEish: an exploration of America’s 240 years of (failed) race relations.
Jul 28, 2016

SUSI2015 Twitter Chat: Diversity in the media and #JournalismSoWhite

Tune into the twitter chat (or follow #susi2015) Wednesday March 23 at 8:00AM Pacific Time / 8:30PM India Standard Time!
Mar 23, 2016
Photo by Scott Hughes via Flickr.

Win a week in Whistler…just by liking the Globalist!

Win a 7-night stay in Whistler, BC, starting Saturday January 23, 2016.
Jan 13, 2016

Give $10.68 and double your impact by December 31

Elevate diverse voices. Just $10.68 can help launch a new writer's career. Donate before December 31st 2015, and your gift will be doubled!
Dec 17, 2015

#SUSI2015 Chat: what role should journalists play in social movements?

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday November 12th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #SUSI2015.
Nov 3, 2015
(Photo by Alex Stonehill)

East African refugees chase opportunity in Alaska seafood jobs

Immigrants and refugees with roots in Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia are filling Alaska seafood jobs seeking quick dollars to send back to relatives.
Oct 16, 2015

Globalist welcomes new youth program coordinator DJ Martinez

In September the Globalist welcomed a new team member: Youth Program Coordinator DJ Martinez!
Oct 2, 2015

Nominate your Seattle Globalist of the Year!

Do you know someone doing great work connecting the Seattle to the rest of the world? Someone whose tireless efforts embody the values of the Seattle Globalist: creativity, diversity, open-mindedness, social & economic justice, humanitarianism and community development? Help us choose the 2015 Globalist of the Year by nominating the change-maker in your community. It's as simple as filling out this quick nomination form: http://bit.ly/nominategoty
May 28, 2015

Why we’re asking you to GiveSMALL to the Seattle Globalist

Give SMALL to the Seattle Globalist today, and become part of something big! http://bit.ly/givesmall2015.
May 5, 2015

#SUSI2014 Twitter chat: International internet trolls and ethics in new media

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific Time/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday February 12th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #susi2014.
Feb 12, 2015
"We are all thinking about it," said Egal, regarding the interruption of money transfer operations. "We have to help back home." (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

Anti-terrorism regulations cut a critical lifeline to Somalia

Starting today, immigrants in Washington have no legal way to send money back to family in Somalia.
Feb 6, 2015
Venice Buhain joins the Globalist this month as editor. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Venice Buhain joins The Seattle Globalist as editor

We are pleased to announce that Venice Buhain has joined the Seattle Globalist team as part-time editor.
Dec 10, 2014
Ziplock bags full of Metformin, a medication used to treat diabetes, donated to Seattle's Salaam Cultural Museum for delivery to Syrian refugees in Jordan. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

Drug recycling: crime or compassion?

Collecting unused meds and giving them to needy people overseas isn’t legal. But some Seattleites are doing it anyways.
Dec 3, 2014
Carol Glenn, a former Seattle nurse, collected leftover HIV/AIDS drugs to send overseas. It wasn't legal, but Glenn believed it was her duty. (Photo by Isolde Raftery / KUOW)

Seattle’s humanitarian drug trafficking ring

At the height of the AIDS crisis, nurse Carol Glenn ran a secret pipeline to get leftover drugs from Seattle to sick people in the developing world.

Twitter chat on immigration, feminism and Subway sandwiches in South Asia

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific Time/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday October 30th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #susi2014.
Oct 29, 2014

The Scenario: Climate Refugees in Seattle

Refugees are flooding the Pacific Northwest from water-starved cities around the country. Rents are skyrocketing, the weather is heating up and water pirates are raiding Seattle reservoirs to sell our precious 'blue gold' to the highest bidder. How will our fair city get out of this mess?
Sep 11, 2014

Final week at the Globalist for staffer Sara McCaslin

The Seattle Globalist bids a fond farewell to staffer Sara McCaslin this week, who will be starting a new position with SEIU Sept. 1st.
Aug 18, 2014

South Asian journalism students turn their lenses on Seattle

Twenty students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka studied journalism with the Globalist in June and July. They each produced a post reflecting on their time here.
Aug 4, 2014

Live Twitter Chat with Egyptian Youth

A conversation with Egyptian youth in Seattle about Egypt’s politics and future. Tweets about “#sgegypt”
Nov 5, 2013