Wilderness Inner-city Leadership Development (WILD)


The WILD program provides leadership development opportunities for API high school students or greater Seattle and residents of the CID, creating a strong foundation for community-based advocates around environmental justice.

Participants develop leadership skills through outdoor activities, community-building projects, educational outreach, and identification and implementation of community-driven solutions to environmental justice issues.  WILD programs provide:

  • Youth leadership development
  • Community-building and organizing
  • Academic, career, and social support for high school students
  • Environmental justice education and stewardship opportunities

To learn more about projects that WILD program participants have been working on, visit WILD.

For more information, contact Alma Dea Michelena at almadea [at] apialliance [dot] org.


Intergenerational Program

IDHA understands that the API community spans multiple generations. We recognEldersize the importance of community involvement across generations and the need to strengthen relationships between youth, parents, and grandparents. Intergenerational Program activities are:

  • Mixed level ESL classes
  • Urban and rural outdoor activities that engage youth and elders
  • Weekly neighborhood walking group
  • Participation in community-wide events

For more information, contact Huafeng Xu at huafeng [at] apialliance [dot] org.

  • Our Mission

    To improve the quality of life of Chinatown/ International District (CID) residents and Asian Pacific Islanders of greater Seattle by providing community-building and housing-related services.
  • News

    IDHA is merging with the InterIm CDA and will be under the name InterIm CDA. We look forward to building an even stronger community in 2012!!

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