InterIm CDA promotes resiliency in Asian, Pacific Islander, immigrant, and refugee communities through culturally and linguistically responsive community building. Who We Are We are a nonprofit affordable housing and community development organization based in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. InterIm CDA provides multi-lingual, culturally competent housing-related and community building services to Asian, Pacific Islander, and immigrant and refugee communities in Seattle. What We Do We provide housing services and real estate development, building low-income housing projects and mixed-use projects. We provide asset building services to residents of two of our apartment complexes and clients we serve. We advocate on behalf of our clients and low-income people, particularly those living in the Chinatown/International [...]
The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) of Washington is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, established in 1972 to provide services to Korean wives of American servicemen. Over the years, KWA’s programs have expanded to meet the needs of people of many cultures and nationalities. Its special expertise is as providers of multi-cultural, multi-lingual services to people in need. The agency is recognized for its commitment to the community, ability to reach and provide services to marginalized groups and capacity to serve various segments and sectors of Washington state’s diverse population.
Previously known as Nikkei Concerns, Keiro Northwest provides care for Asian seniors across a full spectrum of health and wellness services. During the last 40 years, demographics, lifestyles and the healthcare system have evolved. We saw these changes as an opportunity to grow our programs and decided to reflect our expanded focus with a new name—Keiro Northwest. The new name both honors our past and welcomes people outside the Japanese community. Keiro means “respect for our elders,” and our Seattle Keiro facility is already well known for its high-quality care. Along with the organizational name change, some of our programs and services are being rebranded as well. The Seattle Keiro [...]
The mission of Neighborhood House is to help diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence, health, and community building. At the core of our mission is the alleviation of poverty in our community, especially the large public housing communities in Seattle and King County. We want to lift children out of poverty. We want them to be healthy and ready to be successful in school and life. We want these children grow up in safe and supportive homes and neighborhoods. We want to lift families out of poverty by creating opportunities for economic self-sufficiency and asset building. We want seniors to live healthy, [...]
The mission of SCIDpda is to preserve, promote and develop the Seattle Chinatown International District as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood. The Seattle Chinatown International District is a lively hub of many cultures, where a dozen languages greet you on our bustling streets. Ethiopian families buy meat from Chinese butchers. Indonesian elders gather daily to play chess in the Hing Hay Park. In the evenings, Japanese university students meet up at our bubble tea shops. Our neighborhood’s vibrant multiethnic character distinguishes it from any other area in Seattle. Our goal is to support the neighborhood’s unique culture by meeting the needs of our traditional community while attracting a [...]