Feast for Change: Exploring the World One Pairing at a Time.

Thursday, November 16th, 6-9pm Location: Machine House Brewery Ticket Price: $50 + tax includes food, Ubuntu Street Mocktail, and swag bag! All bar proceeds will be donated to Project Feast Buy tickets here. Join Project Feast for our annual fundraiser supporting refugees and immigrants who enrich our communities with their culture and cuisine! Our Executive […]
Oct 19, 2017

You could shine at our Sept. 14 storytelling event

Have a South Seattle story to share about "finding home" or want to hear some? Learn more about our Sept. 14 storytelling event: bit.do/SouthEnd.
Jul 19, 2016

Helping highly skilled refugees find their niche in Seattle

More skilled refugees are arriving in our state. But they say cultural barriers keep them out of white-collar jobs that could use their talents.
Jul 14, 2016

Uganda green energy program also keeps refugee women safe from assault

A program that produces energy-saving stoves could keep girls and women safe and has possible benefits to the environment and fighting hunger.
Jun 2, 2016

Once just a transit point, Mexico becoming home to refugees

For some people seeking refuge or asylum from their countries of origin, Mexico has become not just a stop on the way to the U.S., but a permanent home.
May 24, 2016
People waiting outside of an aid distribution center at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya. (Photo from Flickr by Riyaad Minty)

Threats to close world’s largest refugee camp echo in Seattle

In the wake of terrorist attacks, Kenya is threatening to close Dadaab refugee camp. That has Seattle-area refugees worried about family still living there.
May 13, 2016

Migrant smugglers offer passage to Italy after Turkey deal to shut route to Greece

After Turkey struck an agreement with the EU to return migrants and refugees who cross illegally to Greece, smugglers started offering trips to Italy.
Apr 1, 2016

Keeping the door open for refugees

Seattle should lead by example and remain a city open to refugees.
Mar 2, 2016

Why it’s important to honor home languages in schools

A new "Speak Your Language" campaign is encouraging schools and parents to preserve home language.
Feb 16, 2016

Refugees find connections in Highline College ESL class

Finding relief and shelter in the U.S. are only the first challenges for refugees. Many also must tackle the language barrier.
Jan 14, 2016

A true terrorist threat: Hostility towards young Muslim Americans

A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.
Jan 12, 2016
South Vietnamese refugees evacuated on a U.S. Navy vessel during the fall of Saigon in 1975. Thousands of refugees were resettled in the United States. (Photo via U.S. Marines)

Vietnamese refugees’ success story proves we can help Syrians

The Vietnamese Friendship Association, founded to help resettle refugees in the 1970’s, says they're ready to help a new wave from Syria.
Nov 25, 2015

Deepa Iyer: Multiracial work can dismantle racism, Islamophobia

Deepa Iyer tackles the U.S.'s deepest racism, Islamophobia and xenophobia with our greatest asset: a multiracial nation.
Nov 24, 2015

Counseling service for refugees expands to Kent

International Counseling and Community Services, which specializes in mental health care for refugees, has opened a new office in Kent.
Nov 23, 2015

U.S. House votes to suspend Syrian refugee program, step up screening

The Republican-backed legislation would suspend Obama's program to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees next year and intensify screening measures for refugees from Syria and Iraq.
Nov 19, 2015

Inslee: Washington open to Syrian refugees

Gov. Jay Inslee vowed to keep Washington state open to receiving Syrian refugees, even as more than 20 governors throughout the U.S. vowed to keep them out.
Nov 16, 2015
Supporters celebrate as they watch official results from the election in front of the National League for Democracy Party (NLD) head office in Yangon. (Photo by REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

Why Seattle refugees aren’t all thrilled about the historic election in Burma

What does Seattle’s Burmese refugee population think about dramatic election results last week?
Nov 15, 2015

Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.
Aug 31, 2015
A police officer beats back migrants trying to enter into Macedonia from Greece. (Photo from REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis)

Let them drown: Cowardly responses to the European refugee crisis

European leaders are turning their backs on what may be the defining crisis of our generation.
Aug 27, 2015
Sahra Farah, Director of Somali Community Services of Seattle. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Sahra Farah

A Somali American pioneer challenges her community
Apr 16, 2015