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Ohio Racial & Ethnic Minority Programs

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

A volunteer-based organization that empowers Latinos and builds strong Latino communities.
National Headquarters
1133 Nineteenth Street, Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
lulac.org
Find Local LULAC Council: lulac.org/about/find_lulac_councils

Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)

A free six-week residential academic enrichment program for rising high school seniors who have a strong academic record and are interested in studying and exploring careers in science and engineering. Students’ housing, meals and activity costs covered and they only have to pay for transportation to and from MIT. Visit the website for contact information.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
oeop.mit.edu/programs/mites

Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (NAICCO)

Works to improve the lives of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people throughout Ohio. They serve, protect, and promote AI/AN interests, concerns, needs, and services. They also advocate for the preservation and revitalization of AI/AN identities.
67 East Innis Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
naicco.com

Ohio Commission on Minority Health

Works to eliminating disparities in minority health through financial opportunities, public health promotion, legislative action, public policy and systems change in Ohio. Minority populations include: African American, African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Latino American and Native American Indian.
77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-4000
mih.ohio.gov

Proyecto Mariposas

Provides a safe, supportive learning environment for Latina girls ages 2-17 and their mothers. Their programs focus on self-esteem, culture, development and health. Visit the website for the time, dates and locations of their meetings.
(614) 906-4706
proyectomariposas.org

Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO)

Addresses the social and cultural needs of the Turkish American community living in Columbus, Ohio.
2885 West Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 887-7087
tasocolumbus.org