Seattle/King County Clinic seeks volunteers to help provide care for 2020 medical clinic

The Seattle/King County Clinic has provided $17 million in services to 20,000 patients who came from over 260 unique zip codes and spoke more than 50 primary languages.
Sep 18, 2019

Lyft and Uber to help Seattle immigrants get to naturalization interviews in Yakima and Portland

The city of Seattle got Lyft and Uber to pledge $10,000 each, which will help about 400 Seattle-area citizenship applicants get free transportation to Yakima or Portland for their naturalization interviews via bus or train.
Sep 11, 2019

Doctors Without Borders presents stories from the field at Seattle Center

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières will present "A Voice from the Field," a behind-the-scenes look at its fieldwork in challenging areas of the globe.
Sep 4, 2019

Claim forms open in Motel 6 $12M settlement for sharing guest lists with immigration

The claim forms are now open for people who stayed at one of seven Motel 6 locations in Washington, where staff had given immigration authorities access to guest lists, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Aug 29, 2019
Gabriel Ray Pierre (left) high fives a student at Leschi Elementary School on Friday, as part of #SeattleHigh5. The event aimed to show children of color positive images of black men and women in their community. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

Seattle Central and Seattle Schools launch effort to boost diversity of educators

Seattle Central's Academy for Rising Educators will focus on education and social justice.
Aug 15, 2019

Nominate the 2019 Globalist of the Year

We’re looking for a person or organization in the Pacific Northwest doing great community work that advances racial equity, social and economic justice, elevating the voices of communities of color and immigrants, integrity, diversity, and community impact.
Aug 8, 2019

Reinstated affirmative action could go to the hands of voters in November

Referendum 88 — filed by an opponent of Washington's recently passed affirmative action laws — would put the issue into the hands of voters.
Jul 24, 2019

ICE searched restricted King County jail records despite ban

The King County Auditor's Office found that federal immigration authorities continued to have access to non-public jail records, even after the county passed a law against it.
Jul 10, 2019

2019 Pride events in Seattle you should know about

For Pride month, which is June, organizations are hosting events around the city — parades, art shows and more. Here are a few you should know about.
May 29, 2019

Seattle-area Olympian J.R. Celski inducted in Asian Hall Fame

The Robert Chinn Foundation inducted four honorees into the Asian Hall of Fame at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Saturday, May 11
May 22, 2019

ICE flights move to Yakima after being frozen out of Boeing Field

The development follows recent news that ICE deported 34,000 people through King County's Boeing Field between 2011 and 2018.
May 14, 2019

Historic South Downtown awards grants to 19 local projects

Recipients of the grants, totaling nearly $1 million, include Chief Seattle Club, Uncle Bob's Place and Friends of Little Saigon.
May 13, 2019

ICE deported 34,000 through Boeing Field

A study found that between 2011 and 2018, about 360 people per month were on deportation flights that went through Boeing Field, a county-owned airport.
Apr 24, 2019

Seattle Sri Lankans to hold prayer service for churches bombed on Easter

Locally, Tukwila’s Sarana International Buddhist Center, where many local Sri Lankans worship, will hold a prayer event for the victims on Friday.
Apr 23, 2019

Fire damages Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

Paris fire officials say Notre Dame's main structure, towers saved following blaze.
Apr 15, 2019

UW study: Anti-immigrant political discourse can hurt immigrant health

A University of Washington professor found that anti-immigrant political rhetoric and cultural division can lead to health issues for immigrants.
Apr 10, 2019

Motel 6 to pay $12M settlement for giving guest lists to immigration

At least nine Washington state residents were deported over two years, after disclosure to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, the Washington State Attorney General's Office reported.
Apr 4, 2019

Man facing deportation takes sanctuary at St. Mark’s Cathedral

37-year-old business owner and dance instructor Jaime Rubio Sulficio will be taking sanctuary at St. Mark's after being faced with deportation.
Apr 3, 2019

Seattle-area mosque hosts interfaith vigil for New Zealand victims

Seattle-area Muslim leaders hosted an interfaith vigil and anti-Islamophobia teach-in Monday night in honor of the victims of the terrorist attack on two New Zealand mosques last week.
Mar 19, 2019

Calls for support for Muslims after terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques

Local, national and international groups are calling for support for Muslims after a terrorist attack against two mosques at Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more.
Mar 15, 2019