All Parks Alliance for Change is the statewide organization for Minnesota’s 180,000 manufactured home park residents. APAC provides a vehicle for manufactured home owners to express their needs and concerns in their parks and in the larger community. Through education, grassroots organizing and leadership development, APAC works with residents to improve the quality of life in park neighborhoods, protect the rights of park residents, advance public policy change that supports safe, affordable, and stable park communities, and preserve this vital source of affordable housing.

 

African Economic Development Solutions advances the mission of Wealth Creation as the foundation for the future livelihood of the African immigrant communities in the Twin Cities by providing access to financial literacy training, business planning & coaching, loan & credit assistance, homeownership and youth enrichment.

 

The mission of the African Development Center is to grow buisnesses, build wealth, and increase reinvestment in the African communicites of Minnesota.

 

The mission of American Indian Family Center is to provide American Indian Families with programs and services enriched by traditional American Indian values and culture. The vision is for American Indian families to thrive!

 

CAIR's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberities, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

 

Casa de Esperanza is a leader in the domestic violence movement and a national resource center for organizations working with Latin@s in the United States. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, its mission is to mobilize Latinas and Latino communities to end domestic violence.

 

The mission of Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program is to support residents and stakeholders of the West Bank neighborhood by providing culturally appropriate tools and resources in order to promote civic engagement, leadership development and equitable access to economic and educational opportunities for all its constituents.

 

The mission of Dream of Wild Health to restore health and well-being in the Native community by recovering knowledge of and access to healthy Indigenous foods, medicines and lifeways. We are committed to sharing our knowledge, resources and skills with others in an effort to reduce poverty, improve health and nutrition, and reconnect people and plants in a reciprocal relationship. 

 

Exodus Lending is a first-of-its-kind nonprofit organization. Our mission is to provide trapped payday borrowers a just pathway to financial stability. We were founded by members of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (HTLC) in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

We envision a world where all people are free from the bondage of debt caused by predatory lenders. We seek to accompany people as they move from shame, isolation, and fear, and toward connectedness, courage and justice!

 

Frogtown Farm

Enriching the world by cultivating soil and community in frogtown. 

Frogtown Farm is one of the largest urban farms in the country. Located in the heart of the diverse and vibrant Frogtown neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Frogtown Farm is a certified organic, urban demonstration farm that is a destination for those seeking learning, innovation, reflection, celebration, and authentic community.

 
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Ka Joog organization exists for the sole purpose of our youth. We are committed to motivate our youth to attain a higher education, to realize their potential and to achieve their dreams. Furthermore, we raise multicultural and health awareness, and build community ties by providing educational, cultural and beneficial events through the arts.

 

The Karen Organization of Minnesota is the first social services organization in the U.S. to be founded by Karen refugees from Burma. KOM’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for Karen and other refugees from Burma in Minnesota. KOM helps over 1,000 refugees each year find jobs, housing, education, and other community resources to ease their transition to American society.

 

 

Since 1983, LACM's mission is to enhance the quality of life of Minnesota Lao families. Their goals include meeting basic needs, increased self-reliance and youth development, reduced social isolation and promoting cultural equity. 

 

MIGIZI Communications advances a message of success, well-being, and justice for the American Indian community. MIGIZI works in three intersecting areas to improve the future for the community: The Native Academy working in math, science, technology and post-secondary education planning; First Person Productions working on new media production and working with tribes to develop their telecom infrastructure; and educational equity work that will help to empower communities as they reclaim a primary role in the education of their children.

 

 

The mission of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center (MIWRC) is to empower American Indian women and families to exercise their cultural values and integrity, and to achieve sustainable life ways, while advocating for justice and equity.

 
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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits works to inform, promote, connect and strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector.The goal of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits’ AmeriCorps VISTA project is to strengthen organizations serving the diverse communities of Minnesota, amplifying each organization’s voice and increasing its visibility within the nonprofit sector.

 

Standpoint, formerly Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project (BWLAP), is a statewide organization whose mission is to promote justice for domestic and sexual violence victims. We provide direct representation, legal information, training, litigation support, and expert support on program and legal issues.  

 

WISE was founded around a kitchen table by a group of multi-cultural, first generation immigrant women in 1995 as a vehicle for education, leadership, social and economic empowerment of Asian, African, and Latina women, girls and their families.

The mission of WISE is to empower immigrant women and girls to succeed. 

 

The mission of Ujamaa Place is to assist young African American men primarily between the ages of 18 and 30, who are economically disadvantaged and have experienced repeated cycles of failure. This mission statement is rooted in the philosophy of African American culture and empowerment – that everyone is important, valuable, worthy, and loveable.