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

In Mexico, what happens when a miscarriage is treated as a crime?

A recent study found that at least 4,118 women in Mexico had been charged with the crime of abortion between 2000 and 2017.

ICE flights move to Yakima after being frozen out of Boeing Field

The development follows recent news that ICE deported 34,000 people through King County's Boeing Field between 2011 and 2018.
May 14, 2019

Historic South Downtown awards grants to 19 local projects

Recipients of the grants, totaling nearly $1 million, include Chief Seattle Club, Uncle Bob's Place and Friends of Little Saigon.
May 13, 2019

Forged credentials a risky shortcut to success in Uganda

Locals know Nasser Street for its printing services — including forging credentials. These documents can bring opportunities. But are the risks worth it?
May 7, 2019

Black women STEM professionals examine the costs of code-switching

At the Black Women in STEM 2.0 event “Code Switching or Soul Switching,” panelists examined the dilemma of "fitting in" or "standing in your truth."
May 2, 2019

Global women’s fight against sexual harassment didn’t start with #MeToo

Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized successful campaigns against sexual harassment.
Apr 30, 2019