Sophorn Sim of ECOSS equips multicultural communities with environmentally friendly ways to live

Sophorn Sim is a Community Outreach Associate for ECOSS, a nonprofit that fosters environmentally equitable communities and businesses. With a team of people speaking over a dozen languages, ECOSS delivers environmental education, resources, and technical assistance in the areas of stormwater permit compliance, recycling and food waste, energy efficiency, Brownfields, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and outreach to multicultural communities and businesses.
May 23, 2018

Celebrating Mexican American and Chicana/o Culture at the 2018 Northwest Folklife Festival

This year, Northwest Folklife is honored to celebrate the evolving traditions of Mexican American and Chicana/o communities.
May 22, 2018

Up North and Down South, young people of color are greening their neighborhoods

Duwamish Valley Youth Corps and Little Brook Youth Corps encourage young people of color to get involved in neighborhood projects.
May 4, 2018

A Delridge Wetlands park for everyone

Willard Brown is unrelenting in striving for a long-term vision for an ecologically sound and community-centered Delridge Wetlands Park.
Apr 22, 2018

Sing, dance and play at Our Big Neighborhood!

Our Big Neighborhood will encompass four events throughout the year including Movin’ Around the World, Global Playground, Seattle Children’s Festival and a launch party for Seattle Center’s Winterfest.
Apr 3, 2018

A Day of Discovery: 4th Annual Seattle Children’s Festival

In partnership with Seattle Center, Northwest Folklife’s Seattle Children’s Festival returns October 8, 2017 for the fourth annual year!
Oct 5, 2017

Explore the World and Celebrate Its Diversity with FIUTS!

FIUTS' CulturalFest events on Feb. 10 and Feb. 25 feature talent and insights from around the world!
Feb 9, 2017
(Photo courtesy of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods)

Apply today for PACE: the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Register now for the Seattle People’s Academy for Community Engagement!
Dec 28, 2016
(Photo by Alex Stonehill).

How to get the most out of Short Run 2016

Your guide to the 6th annual Short Run Comix & Arts Festival!
Oct 25, 2016
Sunshine from Polynesia performs Hawaiian and Tahitian Dances on the Northwest Folklife Festival's new Open-Air Dance Stage. (Photo by Christopher Nelson)

Northwest Folklife: World Peace through Arts & Culture

Northwest Folklife is all about you: your communities, your traditions, your folklife.
Oct 5, 2016
Park in the Heart at Ballard Commons Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)

Apply now for funding through Seattle Park District programs

Applications are now available for Seattle Park District-funded programs for community activities in 2017.
Sep 27, 2016
The 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival starts October 14 2016.

Tasveer 2016: Seattle’s South Asian Film Festival is October 14-23

Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!
Sep 22, 2016

Children’s Alliance Advocacy Camp Leadership Training is Oct 5-7

10 a.m. Wednesday, October 5th to 3 p.m. Friday, October 7th Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd. in Federal Way
Aug 26, 2016
Governor Inslee speaking to child advocates at Children’s Alliance Have A Heart for Kids Day. (Photo courtesy of Childrens Alliance)

Voices for Children Luncheon June 9

On June 9, 2016, Children’s Alliance will honor Natasha Fecteau with the Brewster C. Denny Rising Advocate Award at the annual Voices for Children Luncheon.
May 27, 2016

World Citizen Essay Contest Winner: Death by Water in Bangladesh

The Prompt: Worldwide water crises are among the most critical concerns of this century. You have successfully applied for a large grant from the Gates Foundation to address a pressing global water issue. What is the main issue that you will address with the grant and why?
May 5, 2016

World Citizen Essay Contest Winner: Strategies and Solutions to Solve the Global Water Crisis

The Prompt: Worldwide water crises are among the most critical concerns of this century. You have successfully applied for a large grant from the Gates Foundation to address a pressing global water issue. What is the main issue that you will address with the grant and why?

World Citizen Essay Contest Winner: Modernizing and Providing the Toilet: Achieving Global Health One Flush at a Time

The Prompt: Worldwide water crises are among the most critical concerns of this century. You have successfully applied for a large grant from the Gates Foundation to address a pressing global water issue. What is the main issue that you will address with the grant and why?

SAM TALKS: Tumelo Mosaka discusses Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic on Thursday April 14

SAM TALKS: Tumelo Mosaka discusses Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic on Thursday April 14, 7-8pm at the Seattle Art Museum's Nordstrom Lecture Hall.
Apr 12, 2016

Why and how to talk about inheritance with your family

Traditionally, inheritance has been viewed as an end-of-life event. Families usually remain silent about the issue until a parent passes away, but by then it’s too late to address any unresolved matters, often leading to disagreements among heirs.
Apr 6, 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