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One of Selam Zecharias' perks at Facebook’s Seattle office is this common area with a nap pod, at left.
Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times
Thursday, November 20
Year Up program opens up a new world in tech for students | Sarah Stuteville

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.

Thursday, October 30

Islander communities left out of food-assistance loop | Sarah Stuteville

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.

Thursday, October 16

Ebola crisis hits close to home for Liberian Americans | Sarah Stuteville

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.

Thursday, October 2

On a mission to save the Cofán of Ecuador | Sarah Stuteville

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.

Thursday, September 18

From donors to research, state has key role in Ebola fight | Sarah Stuteville

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.

Thursday, September 11

In a land of plenty, hunger is all around us | Sarah Stuteville

You don’t have to travel far to encounter food desperation — it’s right here in Seattle.

Thursday, August 28

Hearing cries for help from Iraq to Auburn | Sarah Stuteville

Some of us may be tempted to look away from the grim news around the world. But as Islamic militants attack innocents in northern Iraq, tuning out isn’t an option for locals with loved ones living amid the violence.

Thursday, August 21

Sherpas weigh role at Everest after deadly avalanche | Sarah Stuteville

Members of the Northwest Sherpa community are collecting money to aid the families of Sherpas killed in April’s big avalanche on Mount Everest, and some are rethinking their careers as mountain guides

Thursday, August 14

Kids from a fractured world learn life lessons at camp | Sarah Stuteville

As missiles and airstrikes, rage and tragedy fill this summer’s news out of Israel and Gaza, a group of 35 middle-school-age children have gathered south of Mount Vernon at Camp Brotherhood.

Thursday, August 7

Embracing the Bollywood phenomenon | Sarah Stuteville

From Facebook groups to festivals, dance parties to college courses, our region enthusiastically celebrates the global powerhouse that is Bollywood, the Indian film industry.

Thursday, July 17

Mosaic brings together a tapestry of women, one shiny bit at a time | Sarah Stuteville

Women from many different cultures in Rainier Valley bond over a project through the Arts Expression Workshop.