Naomi Ishisaka: Stories have the power to change minds, lives, and our society

Naomi Ishisaka is being recognized as The Seattle Globalist’s 2019 Journalist of the Year for her commitment to underrepresented voices and empowering communities through her work.
Sep 20, 2019

Seattle/King County Clinic seeks volunteers to help provide care for 2020 medical clinic

The Seattle/King County Clinic has provided $17 million in services to 20,000 patients who came from over 260 unique zip codes and spoke more than 50 primary languages.
Sep 18, 2019

At age 5, helping mom and dad adjust to life in the U.S.

Arriving in the US at the ripe age of five, Sam was the first in his family to adapt to life in Seattle and he helped his parents and sister adjust.
Sep 12, 2019

Wa Na Wari gives home to Seattle’s Black culture and art

A house in the Central District has turned into Wa Na Wari, a new gallery and space centering Black artists and culture, and preserving the joy and vibrancy of the area's historic neighborhood.
Sep 4, 2019

Doctors Without Borders presents stories from the field at Seattle Center

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières will present "A Voice from the Field," a behind-the-scenes look at its fieldwork in challenging areas of the globe.

Claim forms open in Motel 6 $12M settlement for sharing guest lists with immigration

The claim forms are now open for people who stayed at one of seven Motel 6 locations in Washington, where staff had given immigration authorities access to guest lists, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Aug 29, 2019

Seattle rally against ICE calls out border camps, family separations

Hundreds rallied at the Seattle offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, calling out the border camps and separations of families seeking asylum.
Aug 3, 2019

Karla Brollier and Climate Justice Initiative are rewriting the script about communities facing climate change

The Climate Justice Initiative’s priority is to provide communities with the resources to lead with resilience and adapt to climate change while keeping their traditional values intact. 
Jul 31, 2019

“An American Superhero” explores the diverse origin stories of every day people

Vishavjit Singh, also known as Sikh Captain America, inspired the exhibit, which features dozens of people and their reflections on their identities and what they consider to be their superpowers.
Jul 30, 2019

Jose Robles detained by ICE after leaving sanctuary by Seattle church

After a year of living under sanctuary of Seattle's Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Jose Robles presented himself to immigration authorities and was detained.
Jul 17, 2019

Seattle groups urge census turnout despite citizenship question uncertainty

Seattle groups still hope people will participate in the 2020 census, despite the federal government's latest twists and turns in whether it will ask about citizenship.
Jul 4, 2019

Photos: Thousands celebrate Trans Pride 2019

Thousands came to the annual Trans Pride, which supports the Seattle-area trans and gender non-conforming community with a march, a rally and access to community resources.
Jul 1, 2019

Local activists bring global movement Extinction Rebellion to Seattle

Seattle activists protested Amazon and KOMO Plaza as part of the international climate movement Extinction Rebellion, which organizes disruptive protests that aim to inspire people to act on climate change.
Jun 26, 2019

Unclear abortion laws in Uganda leave women who are raped unsure of options

Uganda’s abortion law, at first glance, is a quagmire of confusing updates. As a result, misinformation has been widely disseminated.
Jun 12, 2019

Buenos Aires adopts transgender hiring quota, but discrimination continues

Transgender people in Argentina face discrimination on the job and when looking for work. Transgender people and activists are battling this bias.
Jun 4, 2019

Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages

Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.
May 29, 2019

In Zambia, unnamed roads in unplanned settlements slow police response

Some Zambians live in areas outside of cities without officially recognized roads, making it hard for police easily reach callers reporting crime.

Romantic comedy unites Black and Asian leaders for #BlackAndGoldOpen

Asian-American-backed movement #GoldOpen expanded into #BlackandGoldOpen to support the new teenage romance film “The Sun is Also a Star."
May 22, 2019

Can AI help humans overcome bias?

Several Seattle companies are developing technologies which they say can remove biases that are a part of human nature. Will it work?

Playwright Julia Cho weaves a brief but difficult tale in “Office Hour”

The play “Office Hour,” at ArtsWest through May 26, draws from the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech.
May 15, 2019