Democratic Republic of Congo women seek trade skills to avoid sex work

Afisa Kanyere Kamate is focused on one worry: ensuring that her siblings have food. At 19, she is their only caretaker. She has made a difficult choice.
Apr 26, 2017

Chinatown-International District hopes for better outreach after Womxn’s March

Some small businesses in Chinatown-International District lost Lunar New Year shoppers during the Womxn's March. A community member urges working together.
Feb 9, 2017
Andres Salomon talks with a supporter outside the UW Light Rail Station Wednesday after announcing that he's running for mayor. (Photo by Katie Anastas)

Ecuadorian immigrant, bike advocate Andres Salomon announces run for mayor

In his campaign to unseat Ed Murray as mayor, software developer Andres Salomon looks to tie housing affordability and transportation to immigrant rights.
Feb 1, 2017

World premiere of “SHOT” drives home Seattle’s police brutality conversation

Spectrum Dance Theater premieres "SHOT" tomorrow night in discussion of police brutality.
Jan 18, 2017

Scammers zero in on UW international students

UW police report an increase in scams targeting international students, from phony tuition discounts to fake letters from the IRS.
Nov 23, 2016
Clockwise from top left: Kamala Harris, Pramila Jayapal, Catherine Cortez Masto, Stephanie Murphy, Tammy Duckworth, Kate Brown and Ilhan Omar. (Photos from campaign websites and Facebook pages)

Pramila Jayapal and 6 other women who made political history this election

Overshadowed by the gloom about Trump’s win were groundbreaking election victories for women of color around the country.
Nov 14, 2016

The New Voters: Immigration and environment are personal

A 19-year-old in Bellingham will cast her vote this Nov. 8 for the first time, along with a record 3.2 million U.S.-born Latino millennials.
Nov 3, 2016

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

Hollis Wong-Wear to host The Globies on October 14

Tickets are on sale now for the most energetic, quirky, feel-good fundraising event in Seattle: The 2016 Globies!
Jun 15, 2016

The Seattle Globalist welcomes 2016 youth apprentices

Meet our 2016 Seattle Globalist Apprentices!
Jun 3, 2016
The author and her husband show off their Seahawks pride. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

The Seattle Globalist welcomes Anna Goren and Ruchika Tulshyan to the board

We're welcoming two new board members to the team and inviting applications from our community!
May 5, 2016

First Zika case identified in King County

A King County resident who had been in Colombia was diagnosed with the Zika infection, the first case in the county.
May 4, 2016

#GreaterSeattle: Somali refugee shines light on forgotten conflict

Somali refugee Mohamed Shidane works two jobs and goes to school. But he still makes time to speak up about human rights in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia.
Apr 18, 2016

#JournalismSoWhite. But you have the power to change it.

Support this crowdfunding campaign to get more immigrant voices into the newsroom. When we reach 100 backers we'll unlock $5,000 in matching funds to help elevate diverse voices through media. Please make your gift today!
Feb 4, 2016
Fiestas Patrias at SeaMar South Park. (photo by Edgar Lopez)

How to get 4Culture funding for your creative project

Are you working on a project about arts, heritage, or preservation? Are you at least 18 and a King County resident? Congrats! You're eligible to apply for funding from 4Culture!
Jan 27, 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

Globalist asks the Candidates: Rent control in Seattle?

Should Seattle have rent control and if so, what should it look like? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.
Oct 15, 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
Paul Nyambe has gotten support from Fledge to develop his business, ZamGoat. He hopes to build a goat-meat market not only in Zambia but globally. (Jama Abdirahman)

New kind of accelerator boosts “fledgling” global startups

These entrepreneurs aren’t promoting apps and gadgets. They’re pitching businesses that will further development of their home countries — from Argentina to Zambia
Jun 5, 2015