El Centro de la Raza’s 2018 Building the Beloved Community Gala

Join us for el Centro de la Raza’s 46th Anniversary Building the Beloved Community Gala on September 22nd, 2018! There will be a reception and silent auction, followed by a catered dinner, live auction and awards ceremony. This will be our largest fundraiser of the year, and your support will have an impact towards the […]
May 16, 2018
Martha Langarica, right, holds her 4-month-old daughter, Mia, as Evelyn Reyes, 16 months old, takes a closer look. The families were visiting Open Arms Perinatal Services to get advice from the doulas and personnel at the center, as well as diapers. (Photo by Johnny Andrews / The Seattle Times)

Culturally sensitive doulas offer a vital lifeline to new moms

Statistics suggest doulas can help reduce preterm labor and C-section rates, but they can also help bring important cultural traditions to labor and birth.
Jan 13, 2017
Sleep Steady performs at the 6th Annual Block Party at the Station coffeehouse in Beacon Hill. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

What you missed at the Block Party at the Station

The block party at The Station Coffeehouse on Saturday was a breath of fresh air in a city with increasingly inaccessible public festivals.
Jun 20, 2016

El Centro building an answer for affordable housing in Seattle

Community organization El Centro de la Raza is building Plaza Roberto Maestas, a low-income housing development on Seattle’s Beacon Hill.
Aug 7, 2015
A mariachi band performs at a Cinco de Mayo party (Photo from Flickr via U.S. Army Korea)

5 ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Seattle

Five upcoming activities in the Seattle area for those looking to embrace Mexican culture (or at least have an excuse to eat tacos).
May 1, 2015