Community Resources

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) - Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Resources
Developed by the AAC&U, this site houses information regarding initiatives, publications and events that advance understanding and best educational practices for serving diverse populations in higher education.

Association for Asian American Studies
The Association for Asian American Studies was founded in 1979 to advance the highest professional standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies; promoting better understanding and closer ties between and among various sub-components within Asian American Studies.

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, Multicultural Teaching
Housed at the University of Michigan, this site offers information and papers about teaching diverse and multicultural populations. Topics include inclusive teaching strategies, handling difficult discussions and community engagement.

DiversityInc is an online magazine devoted to diversity issues and multicultural populations.

Hmong Times
The mission of the Twin Cities-based Hmong Times is to publish quality communication products for the Hmong community.

Indian Country Today
Indian Country is one of the leading American Indian news sources in the nation.

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies
The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies serves academic programs, departments and research centers that focus on issues pertaining to Mexican Americans, Chicana/os and Latina/os.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Formed in 1909 by a multiracial group of progressive thinkers, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority groups.

National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians works to inform the public and Congress about the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

National Urban League
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.

OutFront Minnesota
OutFront Minnesota delivers programs and services about public policy, anti-violence, education and training and the law to the GLBT and allied community.

Twin Cities Multicultural Resources and Services
This directory was developed by the University of Minnesota Office for Diversity in Graduate Education as a courtesy to inform University students, staff and faculty about resources and services within the Twin Cities area.