Top 5 Things to See & Do at Seattle Children’s Festival

Presented by Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center, the Seattle Children’s Festival returns for its 6th year, from September 21 - 22, 2019 from 10 AM - 4 PM at Seattle Center, now expanded to a full weekend of family fun!
Sep 16, 2019

Karla Brollier and Climate Justice Initiative are rewriting the script about communities facing climate change

The Climate Justice Initiative’s priority is to provide communities with the resources to lead with resilience and adapt to climate change while keeping their traditional values intact. 
Jul 31, 2019

Five things to keep in mind about going into the Green sector

Here are a few pointers from mid-career and established professionals of color about journeying through the Green sector, what’s changing and how to get through the ups and downs of transitioning in.
Jun 1, 2019

Northwest Folklife’s Youth-Led Cohort Launches Creative Platform: The Hydrant

The Hydrant was conceived from Northwest Folklife’s 2019 Cultural Focus: Youth Rising, a year-long program featuring peer mentorship, youth residencies, a series of youth-organized performances and events, and opportunities for creative collaborations.
May 7, 2019

Farmers of color reclaim farming as a place of healing, but there is much work to do

Urban farming won’t solve all problems of access and health in urban communities. But Williams hopes farming initiatives in communities of color can grow produce for the community to ease development pressures, bring in natural wildlife and ultimately cultivate a space for historical healing.
May 1, 2019

Green Pathways Fellowship wants to make green jobs accessible to young people of color

While community organizations like Got Green mobilize communities and make movements happen, the other side of the change equation takes an internal transformation of environmentalism.
Apr 12, 2019

Explore the Cultures of the World at Movin’ Around the World: Spring

Movin’ Around the World: Spring will take place Saturday, April 6, to Friday, April 12, 11 am- 2:30 pm, in Seattle Center Armory.
Apr 1, 2019

Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) observes 45 years of service

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) cordially invites the public to attend its Sapphire Anniversary Celebration, observing 45 years of service to the APA community statewide.
Mar 28, 2019

Woven Together—Helping Link’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Helping Link continues to provide weekly ESL, citizenship and computer classes as well as information and referral services.
Feb 11, 2019

Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression

Tagaq will bring her unique style of throat singing and music to UW’s Meany Center on Friday, Feb. 8.
Jan 22, 2019

Tales of brave, resourceful girls lead Children’s Film Festival Seattle lineup

Tales of brave and resourceful girls from Africa, the Middle East and Europe will light up the screen at the upcoming 14th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle.
Jan 15, 2019

Join the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board—Let’s Get Seattle Walking

SDOT is currently accepting applications for new members of the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board (SPAB), to fill at least three positions.
Jan 14, 2019

Join friends and neighbors at the Othello-UW Commons opening celebration

The open house and celebration for the new Othello-UW Commons will take place 4–7 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019, with a brief program starting at 4:45 p.m.
Jan 7, 2019

Misconceptions about what it means for immigrants who get public services

“There is a lot of misconception about what it means to get public services.” ICHS Foundation board member Lu Jiang talks about her experiences as a newly-arrived immigrant and how ICHS saved her life.
Nov 28, 2018

New Seattle Art Museum exhibition celebrates the art of India

Peacock in the Desert explores the patronage of a single royal Indian dynasty in depth for the first time, to present a vision of leadership that incorporates the arts as a way to inspire the community.
Nov 12, 2018

Puyallup Watershed Initiative connects sense of place, identity in environmental work

In the following interview, PWI acting director Jennifer Chang and community board member Kathryn Mahan talk about the ways that environment and identity coalesce in both their own lives as well as the work they do with PWI.
Jul 3, 2018

Sophorn Sim of ECOSS equips multicultural communities with environmentally friendly ways to live

Sophorn Sim is a Community Outreach Associate for ECOSS, a nonprofit that fosters environmentally equitable communities and businesses. With a team of people speaking over a dozen languages, ECOSS delivers environmental education, resources, and technical assistance in the areas of stormwater permit compliance, recycling and food waste, energy efficiency, Brownfields, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and outreach to multicultural communities and businesses.
May 23, 2018

Celebrating Mexican American and Chicana/o Culture at the 2018 Northwest Folklife Festival

This year, Northwest Folklife is honored to celebrate the evolving traditions of Mexican American and Chicana/o communities.
May 22, 2018

Up North and Down South, young people of color are greening their neighborhoods

Duwamish Valley Youth Corps and Little Brook Youth Corps encourage young people of color to get involved in neighborhood projects.
May 4, 2018

A Delridge Wetlands park for everyone

Willard Brown is unrelenting in striving for a long-term vision for an ecologically sound and community-centered Delridge Wetlands Park.
Apr 22, 2018