Globalist Youth

The iconic "Christ the Redeemer" statue stands over Rio de Janeiro. (Photo from Flickr by Geraint Rowland)

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Olympic controversy, Zika, and impeachment proceedings: Brazilians living in Seattle share their views on the turmoil in their native land.

Black in America

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After a week of horrific violence, I decided to log off and check-in on the local black community here in Seattle in person. Here's what I found.

A Stand.earth volunteer adds another cup to the more than 8000 hung in the early morning action. (Photo by Esmy Jimenez)

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Why were the 8000 Starbucks cups hanging outside the company's headquarters in SoDo yesterday?

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Undocumented students who graduated from Washington colleges, universities and high schools celebrated at a special UndocuGraduation ceremony last weekend.

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What does inclusive and just public engagement look like in King County, Seattle and Washington state? Ask Cherry Cayabyab.

Alejandra Peréz. (Courtesy photo)

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Undocumented student activist Alejandra Pérez encourages her peers to stop hiding and speak up for their rights even though they've been socialized not to.

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Through "The Adopted Life" platform, Angela Tucker centers the voices of adoptees to educate nationally around transracial adoption.

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Meet our 2016 Seattle Globalist Apprentices!

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The anticipated demolition of the old Richard Hugo House building on June 1 paves way for a bigger new space and programs.

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For hundreds of youth of color in South Seattle, getting Ultimate Frisbee recognized as a varsity sport would be a game changer.

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

#BlackLivesMatter March on Seattle in solidarity with Baltimore and Freddie Gray on May. 9. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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Countless black women have lost their lives to police brutality, and many have put their lives on the line to lead the Black Lives Matter movement.

A Legong Balinese dancer. (Photo from Flickr by Jorge Dalmau)

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Watching white Seattleites’ adopting Indonesian culture taught me that I can fit in here without giving up my identity.

​Kyle Matthews, 21

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I set out with my camera down Rainier Ave to see if I could capture what it's like to live in a "bad neighborhood."

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Artist George Tsutakawa's fountain sculpture at Seattle Central College has been revived, after a volunteer campaign. "Fountain" has a vital place in Seattle's Asian American history.

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How do young Black women in the Northwest really think, act, feel and dream?

Hollis Wong-Wear. (Photo by Shyn Midili)

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Not only is Hollis Wong-Wear a multi-talented artist, she is carving a unique niche in the entertainment industry.

Reagan Jackson, author and founder of Many Voices One Tribe, a travel program for young writers of color. (Photo by Joy Okot-Okidi)

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A lifelong writer brings the power of words to young people of color.

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.

Sahra Farah, Director of Somali Community Services of Seattle. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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A Somali American pioneer challenges her community

A Water 1st supporter sporting a shirt that says the name of the organization in Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Seattle has a huge global aid sector, and a big immigrant population. So why aren't they working together more?