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Reaffirming our commitment to undo institutional racism…

…and our shared commitment towards social justice and racial equity. Cuc Vu, Director, Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs Whether you are an African immigrant or an African American who is a descendant of slavery, Black Lives Matter. As the director of the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs… [ Keep reading ]

Information About the Civil Emergency Curfew Order

**Updated 6/3/2020, 8:51 PM** Effective immediately, the curfew for Seattle is canceled. Con vigencia inmediata, se cancela el toque de queda para Seattle. 市長立即取消了對西雅圖的宵禁。 Lệnh giới nghiêm cho Seattle ngay lập tức bị hủy bỏ. 시애틀의 통금 시간이 취소되었습니다. ከንቲባ ጄኒ አ. ዱርካን እና ቺፍ ካርሜን ቤስት ከተማ አቀፉ የሰዓት… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating International Workers’ Day with Essential Worker Appreciation Day

Today marks the 21st annual May Day Celebration of Immigrant and Worker’s Rights. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, celebrations may look different, but the passion and support are still as strong as ever. The organizers from the grassroots organization El… [ Keep reading ]

ICYMI: Ready to Work students receive real-world civics education at Seattle City Council

Glenn Davis, Ready to Work Program and Policy Specialist, Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs On May 22, 2019, over 60 immigrant and refugee English language learning job seekers and their teachers crowded into Seattle City Council Chambers for a lesson in civic engagement. The attendees were students in the… [ Keep reading ]