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Latinx Heritage Month: Mercado Luna and Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Executive Chef and Kitchen Manager, Rudy Riveron first arrived in Washington state after emigrating from Mexico in the late ’90s. Prior to coming to the United States, he worked as a musician, tattoo artist, and body piecer. After he arrived in Seattle, he worked as a dishwasher, prep cook, cook,… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Line Marker

We connected with local artist Edgar Martinez who has made his home in the Pacific Northwest for the past decade. Martinez is originally from Oaxaca, Mexico, and studied graphic design as his career. His art embodies the multitude of emotions and incorporates his culture into every piece. We chatted with… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Alimentando al Pueblo

During the COVID Pandemic of 2020, out of Community* need, a revolutionary food bank was born. Five women from the Highline service area collaborated with six local, partner organizations (Colectiva Legal del Pueblo, Para los Niños, La Roxay Productions, Lake Burien Presbyterian Church and White Center Community Development Association) to… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Culturally Travel

Culturally Travel is one of only five programs in the nation that helps noncitizens access travel abroad opportunities. The organization offers Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients the ability to depart and re-enter the U.S. under strict guidelines, a privilege most U.S. citizens may not even think twice about…. [ Keep reading ]