Sistas Rock the Arts is a collective that presents weekly open mic and jam sessions at Rumba Notes in Columbia City. Co-founder La Tanya Horace, aka SistahLuv, talks to KEXP about creating community and black future.
Social Justice Fund Northwest is a grassroots democratic foundation that funds community organizing throughout the Northwest in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. We talked to Mijo Lee, Executive Director, about their mission and ways we can get involved.
KEXP chats with Elena Perez, the director for ROC's Seattle chapter, about the history of their organization, how vital restaurants are to our country's economy, and how employers can also step up to ensure they're protecting their workers.
Citizen University is committed to encouraging civic literacy, engagement, and activation. We talked to Ben Phillips, Senior Program Manager for Citizen University, to learn more about the organizations mission, their unique approach to community building, and how people can get involved locally.
On August 1st, King County voters will have a chance to vote for Proposition 1, also known as Access for All. This fund would provide arts, science, and heritage organizations like KEXP with significant new resources to sustain existing programs, greatly expand free and reduced-price access to pr...
In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.