Sumas farmworker dies; colleagues fired after protesting working conditions

Sarbanand Farms fired farmworkers and evicted them from their housing, citing a strike that followed the collapse of a blueberry picker who later died.
Aug 10, 2017

Burien voters will decide whether to revoke “sanctuary city” law

Burien's "sanctuary city" law — blocking officials from asking people about immigration or religion — will be in the hands of voters.
Aug 8, 2017

Trump-endorsed RAISE Act would hurt economy — and immigrant families

Seattle immigration attorney Tahmina Watson analyzes the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
Aug 7, 2017

Zambia students face choice between managing menstruation and school

Because most Zambian girls lack supplies to manage menstruation while at school, attendance becomes less consistent after fifth grade.
Aug 4, 2017

Chinatown-International District housing plan leaves out residents, advocates say

Chinatown-International District activists say the neighborhood's existing residents will lose out on the city's latest plan for affordable housing there.
Aug 3, 2017

Zimbabwe’s economic collapse cited in rise of gender-based violence

Economic changes in Zimbabwe have lead to more women providing the main source of income for their families, which may have caused rising tensions at home.
Jul 27, 2017

Changing Eastside demographics — and big money — affect state senate race

The 45th District will determine which party controls the State Senate — and the candidates reflect the Eastside's shifting demographics and politics.
Jul 26, 2017

Legacy of Donnie Chin remembered two years after fatal shooting

Chinatown/International District neighborhood activist Donnie Chin's killing is still unsolved, two years after his death.
Jul 25, 2017

Chinatown/International District residents demand voice at development hearing

Chinatown/International District residents wonder whose voices are being heard when it comes to changes that could reshape the historic neighborhood.
Jul 24, 2017

Tommy Le’s family, community raise questions in fatal shooting by deputy

Friends and family of Tommy Le, fatally shot by King County deputies last month, sought answers from the sheriff and other elected officials.
Jul 21, 2017

Transgender people of color share their stories

Transgender people of color spoke this week at a community-building event on the greater challenges faced when identities intersect.
Jul 20, 2017

The necessity of black joy

A dance party at Othello Park created a space to celebrate and experience black joy amidst times of conflict.
Jul 18, 2017

To fight trafficking, Nepal considers restrictions on women’s travel

Nepal has travel bans and is considering requiring international labor pacts, but some say too many restrictions could encourage undocumented immigration.
Jul 17, 2017

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Larry Oberto

Mayoral candidate Larry Oberto answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.
Jul 14, 2017

Immigrant, communities of color group to host mayoral candidate forum

The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees and Communities of Color will host 12 Seattle mayoral candidates as part of its voter education initiative.
Jul 12, 2017

The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates

For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
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The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Jessyn Farrell

Mayoral candidate Jessyn Farrell answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Harley Lever

Mayoral candidate Harley Lever answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Tiniell Cato

Mayoral candidate Tiniell Cato answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: James Norton

Mayoral candidate James Norton answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.