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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
  • https://blacklivesseattle.org

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

Six17 Salon | Located inside Mosaic Salon and Spa, Six17 Salon is a textured hair salon. Located in beautiful downtown Seattle, 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.

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.

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!  

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.

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.

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. 

 

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.