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21 Progress | Committed to delivering services that address communities most impacted by recent threats and challenges including immigrants, undocumented individuals, LGBTQ youth, women, young workers, and people of color.

Black Lives Matter Seattle – King County | Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is a grassroots, volunteer-run, social-justice non-profit organization focused on the empowerment and liberation of Blacks and other people of color through advocacy and direct action. 

  • (253) 234-7250

Kent Black Action Commission | The mission of the Kent Black Action Commission is to improve and promote the social, economic, political, spiritual and educational conditions of the Black Community in Kent, Washington and the South King County region.

Not This Time! | NOT THIS TIME! is a grassroots movement that evolved from the killing of Mr. Che’ Andre Taylor by the Seattle Police Department on February 21, 2016. NOT THIS TIME! engages with local community members, the families of those who have lost their loved ones to police shootings, and those who work inside the system, to demand more police accountability and safer communities.

WA State Commission on African American Affairs | The role of the Commission on African American Affairs is to examine and define issues pertaining to the rights and needs of African-Americans and make recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature and state agencies for changes in state programs and laws. 

Central District Forum | Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas is the only local, nonprofit organization solely dedicated to presenting emerging Black arts, artists, and ideas in the Seattle area. They believe in the value of community, creativity, identity and passion. These values serve as a strategic frame and guide day-to-day operations and program decisions. 

Langston Seattle | The mission of Langston Seattle is to strengthen and advance our community through Black arts & culture while cultivating Black brilliance.  

Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) | NAAM’s mission is to spread knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of the histories, arts and cultures of people of African descent for the enrichment of all through exhibitions, programs and events.

Royal Esquire Club | Located in the heart of Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, The Royal Esquire Club (REC) is nationally recognized as one of the finest clubs west of the Mississippi as well as the premiere private (501 C 7) black social Club of the entire Pacific Northwest. 

Flyright Productions LLC | Keith Williams and his staff share over 25 years of experience and are eager to create beautiful images for our clients. Flyright staff are experienced in color processing and can match any skin tones during color processing of your images.

Jannah Child Care | Jannah Child Care is in home daycare that provides excellence learning experience for children from 1 month to 13 years old. 

Granny Cares Childcare | An in-home daycare focused on problem soling, decision making and self help, while promoting interpersonal communications.

Jaiteh Debra | Jaiteh Debra is a Family Child Care Home in Kent WA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of birth – 13 years 0 months. 

  • (253) 520-3283
  • SE 219th Pl, Kent WA 98031

100 Leading Ladies of Color | 100 Leading Ladies of Color (LLC) is a a catalyst & coordinator in honoring & cultivating a regional network of at least 100 powerful, leading women of color & their work.

Central Area Collective | The Central Area Collective is a collection of local business community leaders that have agreed to work together and align their efforts and resources to achieve a greater business community with the values of alignment, collaboration, collective responsibility, and communal transparency.

Byrd Barr Place | Byrd Barr Place nurtures a more equitable Seattle through services and advocacy that enable people to live healthier, prosperous lives. Byrd Barr Place programs help Seattle residents with basic human services—a warm home, food on the table, and immediate financial relief—so they can break the cycle of poverty and build self-sufficiency.

Ephrata Amera | Ephrata is a Farmers Insurance agent in Settle, WA. She help customers like you identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs.

Gifts of Giving Hope | Gifts of Giving Hope encourages those in need by providing them with basic needs, such as food and clothing, as well as haircuts, empowerment classes, cooking and craft classes, holiday support and resources for housing, medical care and referrals for counseling.

Nurturing Roots | Nurturing Roots is a community farming program focused on educating youth & community members on healthy food choices. Creating community through gardening. 

Seattle King County NAACP | The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Ta’alem Community Center | Ta’alem Community Center (TCC ) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating our youth of color. We are looking to serve the community by providing support in mentorship, tutoring, and skill set activities.

  • (206) 779-3619
  • 6721 Martin Luther King Jr Way S. Suite #2C, Seattle WA 98118

4 A Learning Center | Their mission is to provide high quality toddler and preschool programming and childcare in a supportive safe learning environment.

Africatown Center for Education & Innovation (ACEI) | Africatown Center for Education & Innovation (ACEI) was formed to address the growing educational crisis of African American students within the Seattle Public School District by providing a culturally responsive learning community that fosters hope, resilience, and academic achievement.

Arts Corp | Arts Corp revolutionizes art education by igniting the creative power of young people through culturally engaging learning experiences focused on youth arts education, curriculum development, dance, music, poetry, and leadership development.

Black Past | Black Past is an online reference center that makes a wealth of materials on African American history available in one central location on the Internet. It strives to make every computer, regardless of its location, a classroom in African American history.

Hope Academy | Hope Academy is a non-profit community based private school with a focus on creating a safe and equity-based educational space for the growing East-African immigrant/refugee population in Seattle.

The Marvin Thomas Memorial | The Marvin Thomas Memorial is an organization that is impacting lives through education and sports.

D.A.D.S | D.A.D.S assists fathers with resources to help them develop a sense of self, family and community responsibility through education, effective parenting, mentoring and partnering.

Fast Fathers and Sons Together |  Fast Fathers and Sons Together is a youth development organization that focuses on family development, providing guidance, support, and nurture to families, specifically those of color. FFST also promotes lifestyle changes that support improved educational outcomes, improved health, and wellness. 

Beauty by Jaye | Jaye is a liscenced esthetician and a sugaring expert. She provides a series of beauty and helath services.

Kashmeer Vintage | Kashmeer Vintage is a collection of gently used clothing and accessories. 

Lucke by Keisha | Lucke by Keisha (LBK) is a one-stop-shop for all things wig and hairpiece related! LBK specializes in hair care products for natural hair women who are looking for awesome & affordable protective styling assistance.

MK Imports | MK Imports sells hair bundles, lashes, merchandise and more!

QueenCare Products | QueenCare Products were designed with thoughts of how to best serve our skin while utilizing aromatherapy to heal and uplift our mood. Each handcrafted product is infused with good energy, love and natural ingredients that will leave your body feeling luxurious!

Six17 Salon | Located inside Mosaic Salon and Spa, Six17 Salon is a textured hair salon. Six17 Salon specializes in coils, kinks, and curls of all textures. With over two decades of experience, Six17 staff takes pride in giving each client an amazing experience while caring for their natural hair.

Top Shelf Lashes |  A Seattle native who has been a licensed esthetician since 2015. 


Cierra Sisters | Cierra Sisters is an African-American breast cancer survivor and support organization. Cierra Sisters is committed to increasing local, state, and nationwide attention to the devastating impact of breast cancer, specifically in African American communities.

Hip Hop is Green | Hip Hop is Green (HHIG) is a plant based hip hop health and wellness movement providing life changing programs to underserved, low income urban youth and their families in areas of plant based eating, organic gardening, fitness, food justice, and more through creative media and live events.

Nxt Level Fitness | Health, fitness, personal training and custom workout plan creation.

P’Oshun’s Collective | P’Oshun’s collectives sells all natural handcrafted health and beauty products infused with sea moss! Sea moss elderberry gummies, sea moss elderberry syrup, whipped body cream, aromatherapy rollers, eucalyptus shower bundles and more!  

The League of Extraordinary People  | The League of Extraordinary People is launching an ACEs-Science and Trauma-Informed modality of care within an empowerment curriculum through a new-and-improved spiritual, social justice healthcare revolution. 

The Spine Clinic | The chiropractor and the rest of the welcoming team at The Spine Clinic are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. 

Trap Vinyasa | Body positive, hip hop yoga community for the culture. Advocating for the underrepresented in all facets. #yogaforus

Emazing Photography | Whether your photography needs are for personal keepsake, business/professional use, a special event or momentous occasion, Erica Daniels is sure to capture every detail and every beautiful moment. Available for travel. Specializes in events, weddings, and natural light portraiture but also offers indoor photography with professional grade lighting equipment.

Perri Rhoden | Perri Rhoden, affectionately known as thecurlynugget on Instagram, is an Abstract Mixed Media Artist and Muralist from Seattle, Washington. Her artwork is bright, bold, sensual, and full of texture. Her art is inspired by Black women and her manifestations of feminine energy captured on canvas.

Smile Patrol NW | Smile Patrol is a full-service photo + video + photobooth team curating elite experiences and event activations on location. Virtual and in-person experiences available. 

The Affordable Sound Company | The Affordable Sound Company is a professional live audio sound reinforcement company, that sets up and operates custom sound systems for small and medium size events and venues. 

The Copy Spot | The Copy Spot, formerly known as Gorilla Graphics, is a locally owned and the only African American owned copy center in the Seattle area. 

The Elite Collective | A team of black creative professionals with expertise in all stages of visual media, web design, art direction and content creation.

Ellison Coaching & Counseling | Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, grief, addiction, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a certified professional to help cope with many of life’s challenges. At Ellison Coaching & Counseling, LLC, therapy sessions are designed to unravel painful issues and provide clients with effective tools to help them see the glass half full instead of half empty.

Restore Therapy, LLC | Sauntia Griffin, LSWAIC, MSW, M.Ed. was born and raised in the Central District of Seattle, Washington where she lives and practices therapy with teens and adults. She has been trained in trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and a variety of techniques for evidence-based practice—regularly drawing from mindfulness and Gestalt approaches.

Black Magic Sweets | Black Magic Sweets is a Seattle based experimental Pop Up bakery, founded by Aliyah Davis, a proud Brooklyn native. The bakery is a combination of her love of the arts and of killer flavor combinations. 

Boon Boona Coffee | “Boon” and “Boona” are both words that mean “coffee” in different languages of East Africa. At Boon Boona, we’re committed to sharing the unique coffee and coffee traditions of this region — and to supporting coffee growers and our local community in the process.

City Teriyaki | Japanese inspired dishes including tempura, yakisoba, and a variety of teriyaki dishes. Online ordering available. Open daily from 12pm – 3pm for lunch and 5pm – 8pm for dinner.

Emerald City Fish & Chips | Enjoy crab puppies with just the right amount of spice, sweet potato fries with spicy tartar & garlic vinegar, juicy gourmet burgers, perfectly seasoned oysters & prawns, a variety of po’boy sandwiches, chowder, salad and more! Order Sunday through Thursday from 11am – 9pm. Fridays and Saturdays open until 10pm.

Jerk Shack | The Jerk Shack pays tribute to classic Caribbean food thoughtfully cooked with care and modern technique. Call in to order. Open Monday – Friday from 4pm – 9pm. View the menu here

June Baby | Classic Southern fare made with heirloom ingredients is served in a stylish locale with cocktails. Take Out hours are Thursday – Saturday from 4pm – 7pm and Sunday from 3pm – 7pm for pick up only.

Metier Brewing Company | Metier means “one’s calling,” and at Metier Brewing Company our calling is brewing damn good beer and building stronger community to inspire bigger dreams for all.

Moe Vegan | 100% plant based vegan soul food truck.

My Lil Sweet Little Cakes | Hotcakes served from their custom made tangerine-orange trailer named “Myra”.

Organic Matters LLC | We serve organic Ethiopian coffee and healthy Ethiopian dishes with Fresh Ingredients! we also sell spices, coffee beans, herbs and unique wines!

Plum Bistro | Organic, sustainable vegan dishes featuring seitan & tofu in an industrial-chic space. Online Order Pickup 11am-7pm daily. Family Meal Pickup 5pm daily.

Sami’s Cornerstore – Jackson General | Sami’s is a local family owned grocery store in the heart of the Central District fighting gentrification.

  • (206) 240-7515
  • 2723 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98144

Seattle’s Chicken Express | Locally owned restaurant. This restaurant specializes in soul food. Check them out!

  • (206) 334-6877

That Brown Girl Cooks! | That Brown Girl Cooks! is a culinary brand that hosts a collective of  flavorful innovations by Chef Kristi Brown. She brings food magic to the tables of the Pacific Northwest though catering, original events, a line of fresh specialty food products, and a wealth of personality. Meals available Thursdays and Saturdays from 2pm – 6pm. Pull up to order at the window. 

Umami Kushi | Umami Kushi produces Japanese okazu pans, beignets, and yuzu kosho out of our Rainier Beach production kitchen. Our products can be found at various cafes around Seattle, and we are currently offering online ordering for pickup only.

Where Ya At Matt? | New Orleans soul food brought to Seattle! Everything is hand-made right down to the mayonnaise. We put our heart and soul into everything that we do – from order to pick up, you will feel the love. [Food Truck] 

Abundance of Hope | Abundance of Hope Center is dedicated to enriching the lives of at-risk youth. They provide services and resources to youth age 12- 26 whose lives have been affected by homelessness, oppression, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and abuse.

Brothers United in Leadership Development (BUILD) | Leadership development and guidance for Black boys and men with a focus on criminal justice, education, entrepreneurship, and violence prevention.

Community Passageways | Community Passageways (CP) is a Seattle-based nonprofit with a vision for zero youth incarceration. CP focuses on creating alternatives to incarceration for youth and young adults by rebuilding our communities through committed relationships centered on love, compassion, and consistency.

You Grow Girl! | You Grow Girl! is a nonprofit organization serving female-identifying youth and families throughout Washington state. You Grow Girl works toward a vision to create a safe forum for girls in the foster care system to tackle their fears and insecurities, build self-confidence and be surrounded by peers and adults who are supportive.

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