Advocates for Human Rights
Provides direct legal services to asylum seekers and immigrants in detention, engages in education and initiatives to eliminate bias against refugees and immigrants, and advocates at the local, national, and international levels for policies which protect the human rights of all persons in the United States.
The Center for Victims of Torture
Works locally, nationally and internationally to build healing communities where torture survivors feel welcomed, protected and healed.
CLUES – Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio
Minnesota’s premier provider of behavioral health and human services to the Latino community.
Confederacy of Somali Community in Minnesota
A nonprofit whose mission is to strengthen the capacity of Somalis in Minnesota to become contributing members of society, while keeping their culture.
ECHO – Emergency & Community Helath Outreach
A leader in multi-language health, safety, civic engagement and emergency readiness communication, ECHO bridges the gap for immigrants and refugees in Minnesota. Through close collaborations with health and safety experts, bilingual community leaders and talented spokespersons, ECHO crafts high quality programming for television and radio broadcast and phone, print, web, DVD and partner relay distribution.
FIRE – Foundation for Immigrant Resources and Education
FIRE aspires to be a bridge, connecting new Americans with the resources they need to confidently claim their place in America. FIRE is committed to helping those who arrive in the United States through the painful experience of leaving loved ones behind and beginning again.
HACER – Hispanic Advocacy and Community Engagement through Research
Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER) is a nonprofit, community-based research organization that is a collaborative effort between Ramsey County Human Services, Communidades Latinos Unidos en Servicio (CLUES), and Metropolitan State University to address the lack of information about Latinos and Latino issues in Minnesota’s public discourse. HACER is housed within the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)
The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
Provides quality immigration legal services and law-related education to meet the steadily increasing needs of Minnesota's growing immigrant and refugee communities.
International Institute of Minnesota
An inter-racial, non-political, non-sectarian social service agency founded in 1919 to serve both foreign and native-born. It is affiliated with the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) and the United Way.
Minnesota Council of Churches Refugee Services
Offers case management, employment, and education services to refugees.
Minnesota Department of Health: Refugee Health
Minnesota's Refugee Health Program partners with local health departments, private health care providers, and community organizations to offer each new refugee arrival a comprehensive screening examination, appropriate follow-up or referral and community-based health education.
Minnesota Humanities Commission Bilingual and Heritage language programs
The Minnesota Humanities Center’s bilingual and heritage language programs focus on preserving heritage languages while improving early literacy development, specifically among families.
Somali Action Alliance
An organization that engages the Somali community in the political process, works for for bilingual education and youth leadership development, increases safety around the light rail system in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, works on health care issues, and much more.