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Organization, Parent Organization, Address Community/ Group Web Site/ Contact Information Description 
American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA)
3900 Jackson St NE
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
African https://www.araha.org/ To strive to alleviate the suffering from hunger, illiteracy, diseases, and poverty in the Horn of Africa, as well as help the east African community in Minnesota.
Consulate General of Canada
701 4th Ave. S., 9th floor 
Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Multicultural http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/minneapolis/ The Consulate General works throughout Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to promote trade and investment, engage citizens and decision-makers on matters of shared interest, and to assist Canadians living and traveling in the region.
Consulate General of Colombia
6800 Telemark Trail
 Edina, MN, 55436
Latino  http://www.consulcolombia.us/  
Consulate of Guatemala
2105 First Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
Latino  Phone: (612) 870-3459
Fax: (612) 870-4846
DaHinten@juno.com 
The Consulate of Guatemala represents and protects the interests of Guatemalans in Minnesota. The consulate furthers the development of commercial, economic, cultural, and scientific relations between Guatemala and Minnesota; promotes friendly relations between both states; advises Guatemalans and refers them to appropriate services; acts as a notary for the legalization of Guatemalan documents; helps to register the births and deaths of Guatemalans within its jurisdiction; promotes Guatemalan nationality and culture; and fosters knowledge of Guatemalan history and arts in Minnesota. 
International Leadership Institute
5021 Vernon Avenue South, PMB 136
Minneapolis, MN, 55436
Multicultural http://www.internationalleadership.org/ Providing partnerships in infrastructure, rule of law, and educational development projects throughout the world that focus on people and nations in transition. The Institute's mission is to facilitate interaction in world affairs and foster intercultural communication among Minnesotans, international organizations and people in other countries.
Japan America Society of Minnesota
43 Main St. S.E.
EH-131 Riverplace
Minneapolis, MN, 55414 
Asian, Japanese http://www.mn-japan.org Japan America Society of Minnesota is engaged in bringing the people of Japan and the United States together through mutual understanding, respect, and cooperation. The society conducts cultural, educational, economic, public, and other affairs of interest to both Japanese and American people.
Mano a Mano Medical Resources
774 Sibley Memorial Hwy.
Mendota Heights, MN, 55118 
Latino  http://www.manoamano.org The mission of Mano a Mano Medical Resources is to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic well-being. The organization seeks donations of surplus medical supplies and equipment, transports them to Bolivia, and distributes them to nonprofit facilities that serve the poor. The organization also partners with rural Bolivian communities to construct and operate community clinics and to address other health and education needs. 
Mexican Consulate
797 7th Street East
Saint Paul, MN, 55106
Latino  http://www.sre.gob.mx/saintpaul/  
Philippine Study Group of Minnesota
1515 Hythe St.
St. Paul, MN, 55108
Asian, Filipino Phone: (651) 646-1985
mlayese@soils.umn.edu 
Philippine Study Group of Minnesota is a study-action organization committed to supporting the Filipino struggle for peace, justice, democracy, and self-determination. Its membership is composed of Filipinos, Filipino Americans, and other Americans who share common interests in Philippine issues and problems. 
Shelter for Life
10201 Wayzata Blvd. Suite 230
Minnetonka, MN, 55305
 
Multicultral http://www.shelter.org/ Shelter For Life International, Inc. (SFL) is a humanitarian organization with headquarters in Minnesota USA. SFL is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in the State of Wisconsin, USA, and is registered with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as a Private Voluntary Organization. With over twenty five years of experience, SFL specializes in providing sustainable housing solutions for internally displaced persons, refugees, ecological migrants, and disaster victims.
The Advocates for Human Rights
330 2nd Ave S #800
Minneapolis, MN, 55401
Multicultural http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights is a nongovernmental organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. The organization documents human rights abuses, advocates on behalf of individual victims, educates on human rights issues, and provides training and technical assistance to address and prevent human rights violations. The Adovcates seeks to promote and protect the human rights of asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants and provides access to free legal services in approximately 1,000 immigration cases annually. 
The Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights-US Foundation
8148 Kentucky Avenue South
Bloomington, MN, 55438
African, Somali www.oslocenter.us The Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights was established as an independent foundation 31. August 2006, and currently has a permanent staff of eight employees. Since the start, the Oslo Center's work has been related to three main areas: human rights, democracy and inter-religious and intercultural dialogue