206 Zulu is a non-profit organization that utilizes Hip Hop culture and arts as an outlet for community empowerment, education and social change. Established in 2004, 206 Zulu has produced countless events, workshops, festivals, galleries, parades, youth programs, charity events and media programs throughout the Seattle/King County metropolitan area.
In 2009, 206 Zulu became an anchor partner of the historic Washington Hall, a venue and community space that has been a hub for notable artists, musicians, activists and communities of color for over 110 years, helping to manage the daily operations of the building, providing valuable space for events, programs, and community functions in the rapidly changing Central District.
206 Zulu’s efforts in Hip Hop organizing and community service has been spotlighted in publications such as Seattle Times, Real Change News, City Arts Magazine and recognized with awards and recognitions from the City of Seattle, the State of Washington, El Centro de la Raza, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation to name a few. 206 Zulu has nurtured and helped develop similar organizations around the United States and world with it’s model of organizing.