Seattle screenprinter Jeff Ross at first Bangkok Biennial
by Taylor McAvoy
“I clean up cities and I take home garbage and I create art.”
Aug 21, 2018
First-generation college students pursue degrees despite obstacles
by Ester Ouli Kim
Each first-generation student’s story, by definition, begins with their parents’ stories. But being the first in your family to be on track to graduate with a four-year degree also comes with obstacles.
Jun 8, 2018
#GreaterSeattle: Finding empowerment through the hoop
by Taylor McAvoy
Saleurn Ramos, founder of the performance troupe Hoop Bots, finds empowerment, strength and joy through the art of hoop dance and through her students.
Jul 13, 2017
#GreaterSeattle: Writing poetry without barriers
by Tim Gruver
While bouncing from home to home in the state's foster care system, Seattle poet Angel Gardner worked on her craft, which draws from her life.
May 19, 2017
Bringing ao dai to America
by An Vuong Nguyen
Nhung Nguyen, founder and owner of Adam Tailoring and Alterations, helps Vietnamese in Seattle get that perfect fit with their Ao Dai.
May 8, 2017
#GreaterSeattle: Bringing home the beans for East Africa’s coffee ceremony
by Anna DiBlosi
Tired of poor quality beans tainting the original East African coffee ceremony, Efram Fesaha took matters into his own hands.
Feb 5, 2017
#GreaterSeattle: Fighting for tenant rights in South King County
by Katie Anastas
For Mónica Mendoza-Castrejón, growing up low-income gave her the inspiration to fight for the rights of renters in her community.
Jan 19, 2017
#GreaterSeattle: Turning a drug arrest into a new career path
by Kennedy Wirth
Young people who get caught on drug crimes in King County have an alternative to being locked up: Getting sober and getting inspired with jobs at places like Urban ArtWorks.
Jan 5, 2017
You could shine at our Sept. 14 storytelling event
by Christina Twu
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
#GreaterSeattle: The funny side of growing up Somali American
by Starla Sampaco
These Somali American teen filmmakers are getting big laughs from videos about the generation gap between them and their immigrant parents.
Jul 18, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Somali refugee shines light on forgotten conflict
by Nicole Einbinder
Somali refugee Mohamed Shidane works two jobs and goes to school. But he still makes time to speak up about human rights in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia.
Apr 18, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Sikhs seek recognition and respect
by Starla Sampaco
Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.
Apr 11, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: King of the Lion Dance
by Seth Halleran
Royal Tan has been studying the Lion Dance since he was three. Now he's bringing the 1700 year old Chinese tradition to new audiences around the Northwest.
Apr 4, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: Latino teen turned superhero drag queen
by Randy Salgado
Luis Aguilar didn’t know he was gay growing up in West Texas. Now he's Seattle's top Latino drag queen, Klaudya Markos.
Mar 28, 2016
#GreaterSeattle: What the hijab really means
by Sidney Sullivan
UW student Miriam Zeghmi says wearing hijab is an empowering choice that she uses to define how people see her.
Mar 21, 2016