Neighborhood House Caravale

Neighborhood House invites you to Caravale – an evening to explore different cultures and celebrate community. This year, we will experience the beauty, resilience and joy of Vietnam through art, music and cuisine. “Travel” with us to this intriguing, coastal country for a remarkable night of conversation, entertainment and inspiration. Award-winning chefs Tom Douglas and Matthew Dillon […]
Oct 3, 2017
Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement arresting suspects during a 2010 raid. More people have been deported under Obama than any previous president. (Photo from ICE)

33 arrested in Seattle in immigration sweep focused on “sanctuary” cities

ICE's Operation "Safe City" took place in Seattle, Massachusetts and other places that have clashed with the Trump administration over deportation policies.
Sep 29, 2017
The wall of old signs inside of Thompson Signs' warehouse serves as a visual reminder of the mostly white, male political candidates in the northwest. (Photo by Lucas Anderson / UW Election Eye)

Democracy voucher advocates aim to diversify Seattle politics

Supporters hope the program boosts the diversity of people involved in politics either by getting behind a candidate or by running for office themselves.
Jul 6, 2017

Could slide in Seattle’s international students continue under Trump?

International Student enrollment at Seattle Colleges has been on the decline — and changes in visa policies under Trump are unlikely to help boost numbers.
Jul 3, 2017

Seattle area reacts to the Supreme Court’s revival of Trump’s travel ban

Seattle organizations and state government officials were disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of President Trump's travel ban.
Jun 26, 2017

Seattle fashion and style bloggers of color make waves

Do you love fashion and style? Then you need to follow these three Seattle bloggers.
Jun 8, 2017

Seattle soda tax to fund education, nutrition programs

Funds from the tax will go towards education and making healthy food more accessible to low-income communities.
Jun 7, 2017

Seattle’s Ethiopian community savors its coffee culture

The tradition of Ethiopian coffee is not just about the caffeine, but about the community.

Shiga’s Imports weathers a half century of changes on the Ave

The Shiga family's businesses endured through Japanese American incarceration, social change and nearby malls. But what about a proposed upzone on the Ave?
Jun 1, 2017
(Photo by Christina Chung)

International students find hurdles to U.S. employment after graduation

After studying at American universities, international students find barriers and bureaucracy to U.S. employment after graduation.
May 30, 2017

What it takes to be featured in the Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF's programming team is inclusive on gender, race, country, sexual orientation and film budget.
May 22, 2017

Amazon prayer rooms now available to Muslim security contract employees

Muslim security workers at Amazon say they have won an important concession — but also say that a culture of retaliation over labor activities remains.
May 17, 2017

Seattle soda tax could benefit health in communities of color, supporters say

Supporters say sugar beverages are disproportionately marketed to communities of color — which also have increased the risks of obesity and diabetes.
May 5, 2017

Upbeat crowds return for “Bubblin Brown Sugar” dance competition

In its second year back from hiatus, the sold-out Bubbling Brown Sugar dance competition on Saturday brought out the crowds!
May 2, 2017

NWIRP immigrant legal aid expands in response to surge of requests

NWIRP has increased "Know Your Rights" and "Immigration 101" trainings around the state in response to rising concern since the presidential election.
Apr 19, 2017

Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community

Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017
Wrestlers from Lucha Libre Volcánica perform in Tacoma for "Lucha de Sound." (Photo by Olivia Fuller)

Lawmakers ready to rumble over pro wrestling regulations

3-2-1 BATTLE!, Lucha Libre Volcanica and other professional wrestling troupes say their sport is not like boxing, but its own unique category.
Mar 2, 2017
Still from "Mele Murals."

Seattle Asian American Film Festival celebrates the spirit of resistance

The Seattle Asian American Film Festival returns this week with a slate of films that defy stereotypes of a "model minority."
Feb 20, 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

Bike share fails in Seattle — even as it thrives in other cities

While Seattle loves its bikes, it didn't love its bike share program.
Jan 24, 2017