Community Partnerships

The Office for Equity and Diversity is committed to developing connections and deepening partnerships with various groups in the community. Below is an evolving list of our community partners. They're groups with whom we work, friends to our offices, or community organizations that support our equity and diversity efforts. View the community partners within each OED office:

Office for Equity and Diversity

Minneapolis Public Schools Equity and Diversity Office
Minnesota Minority Education Partnership
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
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Disability Services

Access Press
Advocating Change Together
Association for Higher Education and Disability
Commision of Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
Courage Center
Disability Law Center - Mid Minnesota Legal Assistance
Division of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Employment and Economic Development
Fraser Child & Family Center
Goodwill Industries
Groves Academy
Lifetrack Resources
Metro Center for Independent Living
Metro Mobility/The Metropolitan Council
Minnesota Association for Higher Education and Disability
Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Pacer Center
State Services for the Blind

Diversity in Graduate Education

Augsburg College
Century College
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
The National GEM Consortium
The National Name Exchange

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action Compliance Council
Black Women Lawyer’s Network
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs Office

Bisexual Organizing Project
Color CoordiNATION
First Nations Collective
Lavender Magazine
Minneapolis Ward 8
Minnesota Black Pride
Minnesota GLBTA Campus Alliance
Minnesota Schools Outreach Coalition
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
Out4Good, Minneapolis Public Schools
Outfront Minnesota
PFund Foundation
Project 515
Quorum
RARE Productions
RECLAIM
RECLAIM, Two Spirit Organizing, Rural AIDS Action Network
Shades of Yellow
SoulForce, Twin Cities Avengers, more
St. Paul Public Schools
Trans Youth Support Network
Twin Cities Pride
Two Spirit Press Room

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence

African Development Center of Minnesota
American Indian OIC
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Casa de Esperanza
Centre for Asians and Pacific Islanders
Centro Campesino
Chicano Latino Affairs Council
Chicanos Latinos Unidos en Servicio (CLUES)
Children's Defense Fund
Chinese Social Service Center
Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota
Council of Black Minnesotans
Council of Crime and Justice
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Council on Crime and Justice
Division of Indian Works
Girls in Action
Headwaters Foundation for Justice
Hennepin County
Hmong American Partnership
India Association of Minnesota
Indian Child Welfare Compliance Project, Ain Dah Yung Center
Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
Insight Magazine
KMOJ Radio
Lao Family Community of Minnesota
Latino Midwest News
Little Earth of United Tribes
Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA)
Mexico Consulate
Migizi Communications
Minneaplis Urban League
Minneapolis Mayor's Office
Minneapolis NAACP
Minneapolis Public Schools
Minneapolis Public Schools Equity and Diversity Office
Minneapolis Public Schools Indian Education Program
Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Assistant Commission of Education
Minnesota Capitol Office
Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office
Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Minnesota Twins
Native American Community Clinic
Native American Community Development Institute
Neighborhood House
North Minneapolis YMCA
Northpoint Health & Wellness
Northside Achievement Zone
Northwest Area Foundation
Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, Minnesota Department of Health
Sabathani Community Center
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Somali Community of Minnesota
Southeast Asian Community Council
St. Paul American Indians in Unity
St. Paul NAACP
St. Paul Public Schools
St. Paul Public Schools Indian Education Program
The Circle News
The Stairstep Initiative Companies
United Cambodian Association of Minnesota
United Way of the Greater Twin Cities
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota-Duluth
Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce
Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota
Wellstone Action!
Wilder Foundation
Women of Nations - Eagle's Nest Shelter
YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis

Women’s Center

Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women's Research, Resources & Scholarship
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Ameriprise Financial
Ann Bancroft Foundation
Augsburg Women's Center/Women's Studies
Beth-El Synagogue
Calliope Women's Chorus
Casa de Esperanza
Chrysalis Center for Women
College of St. Benedict - Center for Women
Gender Justice
Girl Scouts
Girls in Action
Harriet Tubman Center
Hnub Tshiab: Hmong Women Achieving Together
Honoring Women Worldwide
Laura Jeffrey Girls Academy
League of Women Voters
Metropolitan State Women's Center
Minnesota ACE Network
Minnesota African Women Association
Minnesota Lynx
Minnesota NOW
Minnesota Psychological Association
Minnesota Women in Psychology
Minnesota Women's Consortium
Minnesota Women's Press
Minnesota Women's Resource Center
Minnesota Women’s Foundation
North Dakota State U. Women's Center
Out To Brunch (lesbian women's organization)
SCSU Women's Center
Twin Cities Women's Choir
University of St. Thomas Women's Center
WARM - Women's Art Registry of Minnesota
White House Project - Midwest
Wilder Foundation
Women Winning
WomenVenture
YWCA of Minneapolis