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Community Resources

The Fox Valley area has a variety of community-based multicultural organizations that welcome participation from UWFox students. For more information about any of these groups, please visit the website or contact Student Affairs, (920)-832-2620.

Toward Community: Unity in Diversity

Toward Community (TC) is a volunteer not-for-profit group that ensures the Fox Cities are welcoming to people of diverse backgrounds. The group plans several multicultural events each year such as Diversity Picnic, Foods of All Nations, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interdenominational Service.

For questions or additional information please visit: http://www.focol.org/toward/index.html

The Hmong/American Partnership

Located less than a mile from UWFox, the Hmong American Partnership Fox Valley Inc. (HAP) is a non-profit organization working to provide opportunity, service, and partnerships to help the Fox River Valley’s Hmong integrate into society’s mainstream and reach their full potential.

For questions or additional information regarding HAP, please contact:

Lo Lee Phone

African Heritage, Inc.

African Heritage, Inc. provides a medium for educational and cultural exchange between Africans, people of African descent, and all people who have an interest in African issues. The organization promotes clear and positive African images, provides volunteer services to the community, and fosters better relations between community members, local leadership, and both governmental and non-governmental agencies.

For questions or additional information regarding African Heritage, Inc., please visit http://www.africanheritageinc.org/index.html

American Indian Services of the Fox Valley

The American Indian Center is a “gathering place” for Native Americans. It offers information, referral, education, advocacy, and enrichment activities that reflect and embrace their cultural and tribal values.

For questions or additional information regarding American Indian Services, Please visit:

or contact:

Lisa Hurst

Casa Hispana

Casa Hispana is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a bilingual center for information, referral, support, advocacy, Education and celebration to advance the economic, social and cultural position of the Hispanic/Latino community in the Fox Valley and surrounding communities. Casa Hispana also awards scholarships each year to a Hispanic student from the Fox Valley. (http://casahispanawi.org/scholarships)

For more information on Casa Hispana, please visit: http://casahispanawi.org/

IndUS (Indians in the United States)

IndUS of Fox Valley is dedicated to promoting Indo-American friendship and goodwill by serving the community through social, cultural, educational and charitable activities.

For more information on IndUS: www.indusfoxvalley.org

Northeast Wisconsin Chinese Association

The Northeast Wisconsin Chinese Association serves as a connecting point for all members of the Association and those who have a genuine interest in the Chinese people, heritage, and culture. The organization serves and supports the local Chinese population and its friends in northeast Wisconsin. It also strives to promote cultural exchange and build mutual trust and respect within the community.

For questions or additional information regarding please visit: www.newca.org

or contact:
Evelyn Li

Harmony Café

Harmony Café is a safe, respectful, peaceful, and intentionally welcoming environment that allows all people to interact in a positive, healthy way. Harmony shows special appreciation for those whose abilities, beliefs, experiences, or identities can lead them to feel unsafe or unwelcome in our community. In addition, Harmony provides opportunities for education, leadership development, collaboration, and advocacy.

For questions or additional information regarding please visit: www.harmonycafe.org

Fox Cities Multicultural Center

Located in downtown Appleton near the public library, the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center is a gathering place where every person and group is valued and included. The Center facilitates efforts to educate, promote, and celebrate diversity and inclusion, enhancing the quality of life in our community.

For questions or additional information regarding the Multicultural Center, please visit: www.foxcitiesmulticultural.org