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

Documentary Zona Intangible explores meaning of home

Sponsor post: Forthcoming documentary Zona Intangible is named for the signs that ring Manchay, Peru: This zone is off-limits. Don’t build here. And yet, people do.
Dec 16, 2015

Short Run Comix & Art Festival is October 31st

This Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, Short Run Comix & Arts Festival presents their fifth annual showcase of indie comix, zines, art books, small press lit, poetry, animation, and more.
Oct 7, 2015

Food: A matter of Justice

Food justice in Focus at the Seattle Social justice film festival October 16-17.
Sep 30, 2015
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Q&A with Aisha Fukushima of RAPtivism

Meet Aisha Fukushima: singer, public speaker, educator and the founder of RAPtivism, a global hip hop project spanning 10 countries and four continents.
May 27, 2015
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Q&A with Simon Okelo of One Vibe Africa

Sponsor Post Simon Okelo grew up in the slums of Manyatta in Kisumu, Kenya, an area known for violence, drugs and diseases. Okelo dreamed of peace for himself, and for all of his Kenyan brothers and sisters. His struggles encouraged him, even at a young age, to build opportunities for others and to create a place where people lived […]
May 14, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Even The Walls)

Even the Walls: Seventy years of life at Yesler Terrace

As bulldozers raze Yesler Terrace, tenants grapple with losing their community to a rapidly gentrifying city. Even the Walls chronicles their stories.
Apr 22, 2015

Want more than tourism? Try teaching public school in Chile

While I love to travel, I wanted more than just a snapshot of a cultural experience. I was looking for a genuine opportunity to engage in a complex and rich culture.
Jan 15, 2015
The 2014 FIUTS CulturalFest will feature booths celebrating 35 different global cultures. (Photo by UW Admissions/Morgan Dusatko)

See the world in a day at FIUTS CulturalFest

FIUTS CulturalFest features an expo and performances representing cultures from all over the world.
Feb 6, 2014
Ethiopian women fill up jugs at a water point constructed by a Seattle-based NGO. (Photo courtesy Water 1st International)

How to give global on #Giving Tuesday

If your holiday spirit is more about giving than consuming, today is a perfect day to help local charities have a positive global impact.
Dec 3, 2013

Short Run Brings International Comics to Seattle

This month, the Short Run small press festival is celebrating its third year.
Nov 22, 2013

Educate a girl. Change the world.

Sponsor Post Last year Subhasini, 15, enlisted the help of her teachers to convince her parents to let her go to school instead of getting married.
Oct 31, 2013

Redmond siblings a dynamic duo fighting for immigration reform

How Carlos and Jenni Martinez turned off their computers and hit the streets to make a better world.
Sep 20, 2013