Journalist Sarah Stuteville, co-founder of the Seattle Globalist news site, explores the region's international connections.. You can contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org, or find her on Twitter at @SeaStute.
Ekene “Kennie” Amaefule, founder of Caring Hearts International, an Auburn-based nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing American health-care workers to remote parts of Nigeria, says news reports about Boko Haram and Ebola are making it difficult to find volunteers lately.
Seattle’s Jewish population is growing with transplants coming to work at local high-tech companies, and many of the newcomers are looking for community. Food will inevitably play a big part in that community building.
Her English-Spanish language courtroom in Des Moines’ Municipal Court is about to shut down, but Judge Veronica Alicea Galván, who has been appointed to the King County Superior Court bench, foresees a day when bilingual courts are not unusual.
A Seattle nonprofit helps India’s ultrapoor by funding Indian entrepreneurs who provide them with jobs.
What do businesses on Seattle’s Capitol Hill have to do with a police shooting a couple thousand miles away?
Sweta Saraogi, a local yoga teacher who grew up in Mumbai, struggles with how exercise-oriented yoga in America has taken on a “hard-core fitness” attitude that she says commercializes an inherently spiritual practice.
The Year Up program aims to help fill tech jobs through an intensive yearlong program of job training, mentoring and internships for young adults from underserved backgrounds. Here is the story of one of their students.
Marshall Islanders are able to travel, live, work and attend school in the United Sates indefinitely and without visas. But if they need food help, their status suddenly becomes second-class.
In the face of the Ebola epidemic, Seattle-area Liberian Americans are doing all they can to help family and friends back home, from raising money to sending ambulances.
A local documentary, “Oil & Water,” tells the story of an Ecuadorean tribe endangered by global warming and oil extraction, an ambassador from that tribe in Seattle and his friendship with a man who helps certify oil companies as environmentally friendly.
From nonprofit organizations mobilizing health workers and prevention campaigns to hospitals sending supplies, foundations securing grants for drug development and individual nurses volunteering on the ground, the Pacific Northwest is stepping up in the fight against Ebola.