TC Directory - Asian/Pacific Islander

Organization, Parent Organization, Contact Information

 Category

Filipino American Women's Network--Minnesota
P.O. Box 16222
St. Paul, MN, 55116 
http://minnesotafawn.com

Filipino American Women's Network works to empower Filipino Americans through education about their culture to overcome racism, classism, and sexism. 

Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Hmong Resource Center               
995 University Avenue West-Suite 214
St. Paul, MN 55104
http://www.hmongcc.org/

The collections include about 300 Hmong-related books and periodicals, 120 Hmong-related theses and dissertations, about 450 Hmongrelated academic journal articles, over 2000 Hmong-related newspaper articles and around 100 videos.

Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Japanese American Citizens League        
1535 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, MN,  55104 
http://www.jacl.org

The purpose of the Japanese American Citizens League is to protect the rights of Japanese; to preserve the culture and values of Japanese Americans in a multicultural society; to participate in developing understanding among all social and ethnic groups; and to promote and sponsor activities and programs to encourage members to perform faithfully their duties and obligations to the United States. 

Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Karen Organization of Minnesota
1394 Jackson St., Ste. 200
Saint Paul, MN 55117
http://www.mnkaren.org/

The Karen (pronounced Ka-REN) are an ethnic group from the mountainous border regions of Burma and Thailand, where they are the second largest ethnic group in each country. They have long been subject to persecution and ethnic cleansing by the Burmese government, and many have been living in refugee camps in Thailand for years before being resettled to Minnesota. There are approximately 6,500 Karen living in Minnesota with an additional 500 refugees from other ethnic groups in Burma. St. Paul currently has the largest and fastest-growing Karen populations in the U.S. Other communities in Minnesota with a large Karen population include Worthington, Willmar, Austin, Albert Lea and Faribault.  KOM assist refugees to settle, integrate and become increasingly self-sufficient; foster cultural knowledge and understanding; and strengthen organizational capacity and effectiveness to meet the needs of the community.

Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Minnesota Association for Korean Americans
P.O. Box 390553
Edina, MN, 55439
www.makaweb.org

MAKA was formed in 1995 as the Mothers Association for Korean Americans to serve the young Korean American community in Minnesota. In recognition of its primarily serving the state of Minnesota, more importantly, the significant service of fathers and others in the organization, it was officially renamed the Minnesota Association for Korean Americans at the end of 2006.

Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Minnesota
1821 University Ave. W., Ste. S-339
St. Paul, MN,  55401 
http://www.asianamericanmn.com

The mission of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Minnesota is to promote and advocate for Asian American businesses of Minnesota. Member benefits include networking, marketing, and professional development opportunities; access to local, state, national, and international decision makers; referrals through contacts with other member businesses; assistance with grand openings, ribbon cuttings, and other business celebrations; and import/export opportunities through contacts with international trade delegates. 

Community Development 

Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association, Inc.
1718 Washington Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN, 55411-3425 
http://www.hamaa.org

The Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association provides employment, children/youth services, crime prevention activities, mediation advocacy, housing, and business/economic development to the Hmong American community. 

Community Development

Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce
13904 Jackson St., Ste. 210
St. Paul, MN,  55117 
http://www.hmongchamber.com

The mission of the Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce is to advocate for Hmong businesses and serve as their voice to local and state agencies on critical issues affecting the business climate in Minnesota. The chamber is a resource for businesses that need information on licensing, financing, relocation, redevelopment, marketing, and other business-related needs.

Community Development

SpectrumTrust of The Saint Paul Foundation
Asian Pacific Endowment
55 Fifth Street East, #600
St. Paul, MN,  55101
www.spectrumtrust.org

The Asian Pacific Endowment, a permanent philanthropic endowment built by and for Asian Pacific Islanders, empowers communities to improve and enrich the lives of Asian Pacific Islanders in Minnesota.

Community Development

United Cambodian Association of Minnesota
6415 Carmen Ave 
Inver Grove Heights, MN, 55076
http://ucamn.org/

The United Cambodian Association of Minnesota, Inc. (UCAM) is a non-profit, mutual assistance association formed in January 1993 through the successful merger of the Khmer Association of Minnesota and the Refugee and Immigrant Resource Center. The merger resulted in a comprehensive organization that is able to serve the community more effectively and efficiently by eliminating the duplication of services and competition for funding.

Community Development

American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
1925 W. C.R. B2
Roseville, MN, 55113 
http://www.aaaom.org 

The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) is an accredited school that prepares graduates to use acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, tuina, Asian dietary therapy, and other healing modalities of traditional Chinese medicine to diagnose and treat patients. Students may choose an emphasis in acupuncture, Chinese herbology, or Oriental medicine, and may focus on one or more of areas of specialization in traditional Chinese internal medicine, such as gynecology, pediatrics, or dermatology.

Education

Hmong International Academy  
1501 30th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN, 55411
http://hia.mpls.k12.mn.us/

Hmong International Academy (HIA) is a Pre-K-Grade 8, culturally specific school, providing students with daily opportunities to engage in activities that enhance understanding of the Hmong culture and language. We are located on the North Side of Minneapolis.

Education

Hmong Youth Education Services
757 N. Milton St.
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
http://hmongyes.org

Hmong YES provides mentoring and tutoring for Hmong youth aged 6-18. 

Education

HOPE Community Academy
University of St. Thomas
720 Payne Ave
St. Paul, MN, 55130 
http://www.hope-school.org/

HOPE Academy is a public charter school serving students grades K-8. The school's focus is on teaching Hmong language and culture. 

Education

Korean Institute of Minnesota
5840 Humboldt Ave. N.
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430 
http://www.geocities.com/kimhomepage/

Korean Institute of Minnesota, which primarily serves the Korean community, provides cultural and language education about Korea on Saturday mornings. 

Education

Minnesota China Academy
2377 Top Hill Circle
Roseville, MN, 55113 
http://www.minhua.com/mca/

The mission of Minnesota China Academy is to teach Chinese language, culture, arts, and other related subjects, with a primary focus on students who do not have a Chinese language background. The school also helps immigrants adjust to American society and the American educational system, and promotes cultural and educational exchanges between China and the United States.

Education

Minnesota Minghua Chinese School
2377 Top Hill Cr.
Roseville, MN, 55113 
http://www.minhua.com/mmcs/index.php

Minnesota Minghua Chinese School serves Chinese American students 5 years of age and older. 

Education

Southeast Asian Program
Reuben Lindh Family Services
1501 Xerxes Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN,  55411 
http://www.reubenlindh.org

The Southeast Asian Program serves children of Southeast Asian descent who are at risk for, or have been diagnosed with, health problems or developmental delays. Family support services provides families with a Southeast Asian family worker whose role is to advocate for and empower families through education, information, and support provided by weekly in-home visits and parent support and parenting education groups.

Health

Southeast Asian Services
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
http://www.wilder.org

The Social Adjustment Program for Southeast Asians was established in 1983 as a multicultural provider of mental health services for Southeast Asian refugees. Services are provided to Hmong, Cambodian, Vietnamese, and Laotian refugees primarily through bilingual and bicultural human services counselors (who are refugees themselves) trained in Western mental health practices and equipped with cultural expertise.

Health - Mental Health

Japan America Society of Minnesota
43 Main St. S.E.
EH-131 Riverplace
Minneapolis, MN, 55414 
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.

International-Foreign Affairs

Philippine Study Group of Minnesota
1515 Hythe St.
St. Paul, MN, 55108
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. 

International-Foreign Affairs

Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN, 55155
http://www.capm.state.mn.us/

The Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans fulfills the following primary objectives: advise the governor and state legislators on issues pertaining to Asian Pacific people; ensure Asian Pacific Minnesotans are more incorporated and engaged in the governmental and policymaking process; see that residents of Asian Pacific descent have sufficient access to state government services; promote the talents and resources of Asian Pacific people where appropriate; and act as a broker between the Asian Pacific community in Minnesota and mainstream society.

Legal Aid & Advocacy

Policy Roundtable
The c/o Concordia University
275 Syndicate St. N.
St. Paul, MN, 55101 
Bruce Corrie, chair
Phone: 651-641-8226
Fax: 651-659-0207
corrie@csp.edu 

The Policy Roundtable is a Pan-Asian alliance that focuses on public policy issues related to Asian Pacific communities in Minnesota. The organization's activities include a monthly policy forum that is videotaped for rebroadcast on local access cable television; policy dialogues with top officials in Minnesota; and policy videoconferences with communities around the nation. 

Legal Aid & Advocacy

Asian American Press
417 University Ave. W, Suite 1
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
www.aapress.com

This paper covers the Asian community news and events in the areas of government, politics, education, business, arts and entertainment, health, and other local events. Free distribution at 400 locations. Circulation: 15,000. 

Media

Asian Media Access
3028 Oregon Ave., S.
Minneapolis, MN,  55426 
www.amamedia.org

Asian Media Access is a nonprofit media arts organization that is dedicated to inspiring Asian American communities to use media as a means to promote positive social change, through media education, movie exhibition, media production, and virtual media. 

Media

Asian Pages
Kita Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 11932
St. Paul, MN, 55111 
www.asianpages.com

Asian Pages is the leading Asiasian American news resource serving the Midwest. Published biweekly, it represents more than 20 different Asian groups including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Cambodian, Hmong, and Vietnamese. The newspaper also enjoys a large mainstream market readership.

Media
Entertainment

CAAM Chinese Dance Theater
Chinese American Association of Minnesota (CAAM)
1410 Energy Park Dr., Ste. 11
St. Paul, MN, 55108 
http://caam.org/modules/wfchannel/index.php?pagenum=16&link=dance

CAAM Chinese Dance Theater is dedicated to preserving and celebrating Chinese cultural heritage through the universal language of dance, which the organization believes can be a primary force in shaping the identity of the Chinese community in Minnesota. The organization strives to create a dance school for youth and community development, and a professional dance theater of national stature, to enrich the cultural life of all Minnesotans. 

Media
Entertainment

Center for Hmong Arts and Talent 
995 University Ave. W., Ste. 220
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
www.aboutchat.org

Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT) is a multidisciplinary arts organization whose mission is to nurture and develop Hmong artists to enhance the community. The organization provides exhibition, publication, and production opportunities for emerging and established Hmong artists, and also offers free art classes to youth through its Art Saves Us Aftershool art program. 

 

Media
Entertainment

CHAT Radio: Hmong Arts and Culture
KFAI 90.3 Fm, 106.7 FM
1808 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
http://kfai.org/hmongfm

Media

China Insight
6520 South Bay Drive
Minnetrista, MN, 55331    

Metropolitan-based monthly newspaper. Free distribution at 25 location. Circulation: 3,000.

Media

Cultural Society of Filipino-Americans, Inc.
P.O. Box 2773
St. Paul, MN, 55102 
www.csfamn.org

The Cultural Society of Filipino-Americans (CSFA) has been serving the Filipino community of Minnesota for more than 35 years. CSFA's mission is to preserve and promote valued Filipino customs and traditions through cultural, educational, social, and philanthropic activities. 

Media

East Meets West Asian Media Access
3028 Oregon Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55426
www.amamedia.org

Media

Hmong Cultural and Resource Center
995 University Ave. W., Ste. 214
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
www.hmongcenter.org

The mission of the Hmong Cultural and Resource Center of Minnesota is to promote the personal development of children, youth, and adults through Hmong cultural education, while providing resources that enhance cross-cultural understanding between Hmong and non-Hmong people. The center also works to advance the human rights of Hmong interacting with mainstream institutions and systems across the United States as it educates non-Hmong professionals and service workers about the background and culturally specific needs of their Hmong service populations. The organization's Hmong Resource Center is the site of one of the most comprehensive collections of Hmong-related literature, scholarly research, and multimedia materials in North America. 

Media

Hmong Minnesota Radio
1088 Payne Ave
Saint Paul, MN, 55130
www.hmnradio.com 

Media

Hmong Times
962 University Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
www.hmongtimes.com

The Hmong Times is a newspaper for the Hmong community in the Minneapolis St. Paul metropolitan area. The newspaper also publishes a residence and business directory for the Hmong community in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

Media

Hmong Today
704 University Ave., Suite 201
St. Paul, MN 
www.hmongtoday.com

Metropolitan-based biweeky newspaper. Published on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month. 

Media

I am Hmong TV
1001 Johnson Pkwy
Saint Paul, MN, 55106
www.iamhmongtv.com

Media

India Association of Minnesota
P.O. Box 130158
St. Paul, MN, 55113 
www.iamn.org

India Association of Minnesota represents people with an interest in the culture and heritage of India to build a sense of cohesiveness within this community, represent the community to the population at large, and serve as the focal point for advancing the educational, cultural, and charitable interests of the community. 

Media

Indian Music Society of Minnesota  
P.O. Box 581846
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
http://www.imsom.org/welcome.html

The Indian Music Society of Minnesota is an Asian Indian musical arts society that serves the Twin Cities area. 

Media

Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota
P.O. Box 582133
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
www.ipaam.org

The Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota (IPAAM) exists to promote an understanding of and appreciation for Indonesian music, dance, and culture through education and performance. IPAAM offers performances, residencies, workshops, and classes in Javanese gamelan and Indonesian dance. "Sumunar" is the performing group name. 

Media

Katha Dance Theatre
5444 Orchard Ave. N.
Crystal, MN, 55429 
www.kathadance.org

Rooted in classical Kathak dance of north India, Katha Dance Theatre (KDT) Company and School promotes traditional Kathak dance and extends its boundaries through creative innovations. KDT performs and educates, with an emphasis on access, community, and audience development. 

Media

Khmers in Minnesota
KFAI 90.3 Fm in Mpls
106.7 in St. Paul
1808 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
www.kfai.org/node/51 

Media

Korea Times
8996 Magnolia Ln.
Maple Grove, MN, 55367 
Phone: 763-425-4537 

The Korea Times is a daily newspaper that publishes articles of interest and benefit to the Asian/Korean community, as well as providing advertisements to and from the Korean community. 

Media

Korean Quarterly
P.O. Box 6789
St. Paul, MN, 55106 
http://www.koreanquarterly.org

Korean Quarterly is a quarterly publication created by and for the Korean American community of the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest. The publication provides independent and alternative reporting on issues of identity, racism, politics, and the arts, and is a forum for the ideas and creativity of the Korean American community. 

Media

Mu Performing Arts
2700 N.E. Winter St., Ste. 4
Minneapolis, MN, 55413 
www.muperformingarts.org

Mu Performing Arts is a professional theater and taiko company committed to giving voice to Asian Americans. Members share their personal experiences, distinct cultures, and Asian American vision in creating and producing theater works that draw on both Asian and Western performing traditions. The company focuses on providing opportunity and development for Asian American theater artists, and welcomes other artists interested in their approach. 

Media

Ngay Nay Minnesota
P.O. Box 1149
Maple Grove, MN, 55311 
Phone: 763-559-6396
Fax: 763-559-2872
quangv@aol.com

Ngay Nay Minnesota is a media and communications organization that serves the Vietnamese community. 

Media

Radio Asia 106.1 HD3
c/o Asian Media Access
3028 Oregan Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55426
www.radioasia.info

Media

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater
711 W. Lake St., Ste. 309
Minneapolis, MN, 55408 
www.ragamala.net

Ragamala Music and Dance Theater creates and presents classical work and contemporary cross-cultural collaborations rooted in Bharatanatyam, an ancient dance style from southern India. Ragamala's work provides a bridge between cultures, exploring a unique style of living poetry for the stage that blends dance, music, and poetry. 

Media

Sangam: Music from South Asian and South Asian Diapora
KFAI 90.3 FM in Mpls 106.7 FM in St. Paul
1808 Riverside
Minneapolis, MN 55455
www.kfai.org/node/50 

Media

Viet Minnesota Radio
KFAI 90.3 Fm in Mpls 106.7 in St. Paul
1808 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
www.kfai.org/node/91

Media

Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans (CAPM)
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN, 55155
http://www.capm.state.mn.us/

The Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans fulfills the following primary objectives: advise
the governor and state legislators on issues pertaining to Asian Pacific people; ensure Asian Pacific Minnesotans are more incorporated and engaged in the governmental and policymaking process; see that residents of Asian Pacific descent have sufficient access to state government services; promote the talents and resources of Asian Pacific people where appropriate; and act as a broker between the Asian Pacific community in Minnesota and mainstream society. On behalf of this population, the council plays the role of advisor, advocate, and broker. In these capacities, it deals with problems unique to non-English speaking immigrants and refugees; administrative and legislative barriers blocking Asian-Pacific people’s access to benefits and services; opportunities for affordable housing and health care; and taking appropriate measures to increase Asian Pacific peoples’ level of preparedness for, and overall presence in, the state’s ever-evolving workforce.

Minnesota Government Offices: State, County, City

Bloomington Cambodian Church
2600 W 82nd St
Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431
Phone: (952) 881-1122

Southern Baptist Convention, Service 100% in Khmer

Religion, Spiritual Development

Cambodian Church of the Nazarene
6421 45th Ave N
Crystal, MN 
www.mnnazarene.org

Service 100% in Khmer. Information Source: Minnesota District Church of the Nazarene

Religion, Spiritual Development

China Outreach Ministries (U of M)
3035 35th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55406 
http://www.chinaoutreach.org/

China Outreach Ministries is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to help make the overall experience of mainland Chinese students and scholars at the University a more positive experience, to provide activities and social gatherings, to share Christian truths and values, and to help Chinese Christians develop spiritually. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Church of All Nations
4301 Benjamin St NE 
Minneapolis, MN, 55421
www.cando.org

Presbyterian Church (USA). 100%  Korean, Sudanese. Meeting Time: Sundays. Korean 9:00 a.m., English 10:00 a.m., Sudanese 12:30 p.m.

Religion, Spiritual Development

Church of St. Ann/St. Joseph Hien
2627 Queen Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN, 55411 
Rev. Hilary Khanh
Phone: 612-529-0503
Fax: 612-529-5806 

Church of St. Joseph Hien serves the spiritual needs of the Vietnamese community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Crystal Lake Korean Baptist Church
521 Crystal Lake Road West 
Burnsville, MN 55306
http://www.clbcmn.org/

Service 100% Korean. Information Source: Twin Cities Metro Baptist Association Churches
www.tcmba.org/churches.htm 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Evangelical Formosan Church of the Twin Cities
1982 Iglehard Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Phone: 651-647-0323 

The Evangelical Formosan Church of the Twin Cities serves the spiritual needs of the Formosan community in Minnesota. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Family and Youth Advancement Services, Inc.
1031 Payne Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55101 
http://www.hmongfamily.org 

The mission of Family and Youth Advancement Services is to serve the social, physical, educational, and spiritual needs of struggling Hmong families. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Filipino American Christian Church
3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard
Arden Hills, MN, 55112
www.filamchurchmn.org

Service 100% in English, Sunday 10:50 a.m.

Religion, Spiritual Development

Geeta Ashram Church
10537 Noble Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 
Phone: 763-493-4229
Fax: 763-535-0459 

Geeta Ashram Church primarily serves the spiritual needs of the Asian Indian community, but also provides a community center for all social, religious, and cultural activities. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Great Love Mission Church
5835 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55419 
Phone: 612-869-2616
sunnyboaz@wowsarang.com 

Great Love Mission Church serves the spiritual needs of the Korean community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Gyuto Wheel of Dharma
4216 Minnehaha Ave.
New Brighton, MN, 55406 
http://www.gyuto.us 

Gyuto Wheel of Dharma is a monastery that serves the spiritual needs of the Tibetan and other communities in Minnesota. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hindu Society of Minnesota
P.O. Box 18376
Minneapolis, MN, 55418 
Phone: 763-786-7252 

The Hindu Society of Minnesota holds weekly Hindu services, sponsors a youth camp, produces a newsletter, and provides space at low rates for other Asian Indian organizations. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Alliance Church
11505 Ilex St. NW
Coon Rapids, MN, 55448 
Phone: 763-754-7882 

Hmong Alliance Church serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong community.

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Baptist Fellowship
1031 Payne Ave
St. Paul, MN, 55130 
Phone: 651-772-0994 

Hmong Baptist Fellowship serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong American community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Central Lutheran Church
301 Fuller Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55103 
Phone: 651-222-1844 or 651-343-2828 

Hmong Central Lutheran Church serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Community Alliance Church
6240 Aldrich Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430
E-mail: txong@hmongcc.org

Christian and Missionary Alliance. Service 100% in Hmong, Hmoob

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Community United Methodist Church
215 W. George St.
St. Paul, MN,  55107 
Phone: 651-222-5358 

Hmong Community United Methodist Church serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Lutheran Church
1566 Thomas Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55104
http://www.ioweb.com/trinity/hmong/hmlch.html 

Hmong Lutheran Church serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong Roseville Baptist Church
1669 Arcade St.
St. Paul, MN, 55106 
Phone: 651-489-5271 

Hmong Roseville Baptist Church serves the spiritual needs of the Hmong American community.

Religion, Spiritual Development

Hmong United Methodist Church
5452 Dupont Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430
www.hmongunitedmethodistchurch.org

United Methodist

Religion, Spiritual Development

Korean Buddhist Temple (Sam Bul Sa)
8301 W. River Rd.
Brooklyn Park, MN, 55444  

Korean Buddhist Temple serves the spiritual needs of the Korean Buddhist community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Korean Evangelical United Methodist
Church 6830 Quail Ave. N
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429

United Methodist. Service 100% in Korean

Religion, Spiritual Development

Korean Evangelical United Methodist Church
717 Highway 7
Hopkins, MN, 55305
Phone: 763-566-5817
keumc@netscape.net 

Korean Evangelical United Methodist Church serves the spiritual needs of the Korean community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Korean Presbyterian Church of Minnesota
5840 Humboldt Ave. N.
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430 
http://www.kpcm.org 

Korean Presbyterian Church of Minnesota serves the spiritual needs of the Korean community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Korean United Methodist Church of Minnesota
United Methodist Church
701 Eighth Ave. NW
New Brighton, MN, 55112 
http://www.kumcmn.org 

Korean United Methodist Church of Minnesota serves the spiritual and social needs of the Korean American community. 

Religion, Spiritual Development

Laotian Covenant Church
5139 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429

Service 100%  Laotian

Religion, Spiritual Development

New Life in Christ Worship Center
9000 101st Avenue N.
Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445
www.hmongworship.com

Service 100% English. Information Source:
Hmong District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance
www.hmongdistrict.org/new_directory/index.php 

Religion, Spiritual Development

North Center Lao Baptist Church
5308 84th Avenue N
Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443
Phone: 763.560.9814

Southern Baptist Convention

Religion, Spiritual Development

The Cambodian Buddhist Society  
2925 220th St. E.
Hampton, MN, 55031 
Phone: 651-463-3101
Fax: 651-460-4464
mcbs_munisotaram@yahoo.com 

The Cambodian Buddhist Society serves the spiritual needs of the Cambodian Buddhist community.

Religion, Spiritual Development

Ashley Houths Asian Food Market
2105 Cliff Rd.
St. Paul, MN, 55122
Phone: (612) 216-9467 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Asia Grille
549 Prairie Center Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Phone: 952-944-4095

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Benihana
850 Louisiana Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55426
http://www.benihana.com/ 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Cam Ranh Bay
8244 Commonwealth Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Phone: 952-943-1127

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Camdi
1325 4th Street SE.
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
www.camdirestaurant.com/  

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Delicious Chow Mein
2724 Douglas Dr.
Crystal, MN, 55422
Phone: (763) 546-8145

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Dragon Start Oriental Foods Inc.
633 Minnehaha Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN, 55104
Phone: (651) 488-2567

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Dragon Start Oriental Foods, Inc.
683 Minnehaha Ave. W
St. Paul, MN, 55104
Phone: (651) 488-2567

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Everest On Grand 
1278 Grand Ave.
Saint Paul, MN, 55105 
www.everestongrand.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Fuji-Ya Authentic Japanese
600 W Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
http://www.fujiyasushi.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Himalayan Restaurant 
2401 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
www.himalayanmomo.com 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Hoban Korean Restaurant
1989 Silver Bell Road
St. Paul, MN, 55122
http://www.hobanrestaurant.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Huong Sen Restaurant
1702 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55105
Phone: 651-690-2728

Vietnamese Restaurant

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Ichiban Japanese Steak House
1333 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
http://www.ichiban.ca/locat_minneapolis.php

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

India Palace
936 Prairie Center Dr 
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
http://www.indiapalace.org/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Indian Foods Company
204 Central Avenue
Osseo, MN, 55369
http://www.indianfoodsco.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Indian Palace
8362 Tamarack Village #120
Woodbury, MN, 55125
www.indiapalacemn.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Jewel of India
1427 Washington Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
http://www.jewelofindia.net/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Kabuki Sushi
6534 Flying Cloud Dr
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
www.kabukisushi.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Ketsanas Thai Restaurant
7545 Lyndale Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN,=  
http://www.ketsanasthai.com/mainpage.html

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Kim's Oriental Market
689 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Phone: (651) 646-0428

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Kimson Vietnamese Cuisine
8654 Lyndale Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55420
Phone: 952-885-0230

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

King & I Thai
1346 Lasalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55403 
www.kingandithai.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Kinhdo Restaurant
2755 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
www.kinhdo.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Korean Restaurant Shilla
694 Snelling Avenue N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651-645-0006

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Lotus
313 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Phone: 612-331-1781

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Madras Palace
1260 twon Center Dr.
St. Paul, MN, 55123
Phone: 651-688-8686

Village
422 University Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55103
www.maivillage.net/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

MI Trieu Chau
2218 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Phone: 612-721-8567

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Mirror of Korea
761 Snelling Avenue N
St. Paul, MN, 55104
www.mirrorofkorea.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

New Bangkok
2216 Country Road D W
St. Paul, MN, 55112
Phone: 651-631-2730

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Old China Buffet
12531 Central Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55434
Phone: 763-575-0006

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Orchid Tai Inc
3902 Cedar Grove Pkwy
St. Paul, MN, 55112
Phone: 651-675-0564

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Origami
30 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55401
Phone: 612-333-8430 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Pham’s Deli Midtown Global Market
920 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
http://www.phamsdeli.net/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Quang Restaurant
2719 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
www.quangrestaurant.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Quang's Cafe & Deli
1815 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Phone: 612-872-1693

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

RI Thai
1901 Highland View Avenue S.
Bursnville, MN, 55337 
Phone: 952-890-9659

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Roat Osha
650 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
http://www.roatoshathai.com/

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Saji-Ya
695 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN, 55105 
www.sajiya.com/

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Sakura Restaurant & Sushi Bar
350 Saint Peter Street
St. Paul, M, 55102N 
www.sakurastpaul.com/

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Sawatdee 
607 Washington Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN, 55415 
http://www.sawatdee.com/

Thai Restaurant
(multiple locations):10th & Nicollet, Minneapolis, MN or 289 5th Street E St. Paul, MN 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Shuang Cheng
1320 4th Street SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414 
www.shuangchengrestaurant.com/

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Sun-Lai
3989 County Raod 42 W
Savage, MN, 55378
Phone: (952) 882-9272

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Tandoor Restaurant
8062 Morgan Circle S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55431 
http://www.tandoormn.com/

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Tanpopo Restaurant
308 Prince Street #140
St. Paul, MN, 55101
http://tanpoporestaurant.com/

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Taste of India
5617 Wayzatta Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN, 55416 
http://www.tasteofindia-online.com/ 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Thanh Do Restaurant
3005 Utah Avenue S
St Louis Park, MN, 55426 
http://www.thanhdorestaurant.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

The Taste of Thailand
405 87th Lane NE.
Minneapolis, MN, 55434
http://tasteofthailandmn.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

True Thai
2627 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
http://truethairestaurant.com/

Dine-in or take-out, catering available. 

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

United Noodle Oriental Food Inc
2015 East 24th Street,
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
www.unitednoodles.com

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

Yumis Shushi Bar
28 Water Street
Excelsior, MN, 55331
http://www.yumissushibar.com/

Restaurant, Grocery, Entertainment

ACTS of Saint Paul
1010 University Avenue Suite 228
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
http://acts.nonprofitoffice.com/

ACTS has built a strong bond with the Hmong community over the years and has become the primary educational non-profit organization in St. Paul serving this population.  ACTS works in partnership with several other organizations in order to achieve its goals of serving the Hmong community. 

Social Services

Asian American Journalists Association
c/o Pioneer Press
345 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN, 55101 
http://www.aaja.org/ 

The mission of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is to encourage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the ranks of journalism, work for fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and news managers in the industry. AAJA offers a number of programs for professionals and students, including a mentorship program, executive leadership program, and fellowships. 

Social Services

Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota, Inc.
1101 N. Snelling Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55108 
http://www.aahwm.org 

The mission of the Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota is to strengthen Hmong families through education and leadership development for women, girls, and families. Services include job training, early childhood development, health and wellness, leadership development, and family support and referral. 

Social Services

Association of Cambodian Refugees in Minnesota 
P.O. Box 6603
St. Paul, MN, 55106 
Punna Vin Koy
Phone: 651-774-1676 

The Association of Cambodian Refugees in Minnesota and Friends serves the Cambodian community. The association's goals are to help Khmer people preserve their cultural values, customs, and traditions; to protect the interests of its members; to provide material support; to improve ties of mutual respect, love, understanding, and solidarity; and to provide humanitarian assistance to Khmer nongovernmental organizations inside Cambodia. 

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Chinese American Association of Minnesota
P.O. Box 582584
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
http://www.caam.org 

The Chinese American Association of Minnesota (CAAM) promotes and publicizes the contributions of Chinese Americans; strengthens and perpetuates the Chinese culture, tradition, heritage, and language; keeps current on areas of significance to the Chinese American community; and promotes social activities to strengthen awareness and pride among Chinese Americans. 

Social Services

Chinese Social Service Center
6632 Penn Ave S 
Richfield, MN, 55423
http://www.csscmn.com/

The Chinese Social Service Center is a community-based Nonprofit organization committed to support Cultural and Social Adjustment of Chinese Americans, citizens and noncitizens,  in Minnesota.

Social Services

Fellowship of Lien-Truong
3103 Farnum Dr.
Eagan, MN,  55121 
Phone: 651-452-1244
kmhthai@hotmail.com 

Fellowship of Lien-Truong is a human service organization that provides support to Vietnamese refugees living in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. 

Social Services

Fil-American Club
7886 Woodlawn Dr. NE
Mounds View, MN, 55112 
Jess de Jesus
Phone: 763-786-6868 

Fil-American Club supports Filipino culture in the Twin Cities through a newsletter and cultural festivals. 

Social Services

Fil-Minnesotan Association
7415 S. Fifth Ave.
Richfield, MN, 55423
http://www.fil-minnesotan.org/

Fil-Minnesotan Seniors (FMA Seniors) fosters and promotes the welfare and well-being of Filipino American seniors and seniors of other nationalities through social and educational programs. Fil-Minnesotan Association provides educational, civic, cultural, and artistic opportunities for Filipino Americans in Minnesota. 

Social Services

Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
1401 6th St. SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414 
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~facss 

Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to facilitate communication among Chinese students and scholars at the University, to provide assistance to its members, and to promote Chinese culture at the University. 

Social Services

Gujarati Samaj
7266 Tartan Curve
Eden Prairie, MN, 55346 
http://mngujaratisamaj.org 

Gujarati Samaj is an Asian Indian mutual benefit organization that is active in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. 

Social Services

Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association
1718 Washington Ave N 
Minneapolis, MN, 55411
www.hamaa.org

The Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association (HAMAA) was incorporated in September, 1990, as a non-profit organization to serve all Hmong-American people in the Twin Cities with the mission to:

  • promote leadership in the Hmong Community;
  • promote educational advancement for Hmong youth and teens;
  • encourage Hmong refugees to be self-sufficient and contributing members of their Community, and;
  • promote and maintain Hmong cultural heritage.

Social Services

Hmong American Partnership
1075 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN,  55106
http://www.hmong.org 

Hmong American Partnership (HAP) was founded in 1990 as a community-based organization that would draw equally on the strengths of the Hmong culture and American cultures. HAP offers job search and job placement services, English language classes, computer skills training, tutoring and mentoring for youth, support services for elders, and the creation and dissemination of public health materials to provide information on issues such as methamphetamine use and youth violence. Services are designed to improve Hmong refugee acculturation, literacy and job skills, reduce poverty, and to support and strengthen families and community. HAP has offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul’s Frogtown and Eastside neighborhoods. 

Social Services

Hmong United International Council
101 University Ave., #224
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Neng Lee, executive director
Phone: 651-222-5272
Fax: 651-222-5312
HUICMN@cs.com 

Hmong United International Council is an association representing the 18 Hmong clans in Minnesota. The organization assists the Hmong community in resolving marriage-related issues, traditional business contract disputes, and basic legal issues between clan families, and acts as a point of contact to the Minnesota legal system for interpretations of cultural mores and the law based on traditional Hmong societal rules. 

Social Services

Korean Association of Minnesota
3300 C.R. 10, #208
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55428 
http://www.mnkorea.org 

The Korean Association of Minnesota's goal is to promote the interests of, mutual cooperation among, and friendships between its members, leading to the positive development of Korean society and greater understanding between traditional American and Korean communities in Minnesota. 

Social Services

Korean Service Center
630 Cedar Ave. S., Ste. B1
Minneapolis, MN, 55454 
http://www.koreanservicemn.org/

The Korean Service Center was established to provide a variety of services needed by Korean immigrants, especially newly arriving families and elderly Korean immigrants whose needs include bilingual professional services in Korean and English. 

Social Services

Lao Advancement Organization of America
Lao Cultural Center Bldg.
2648 W. Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55411 
www.laoamerica.org 

Lao Advancement Organization of America (L.A.O. America) builds on the strengths and traditions of Lao culture, while giving Lao families in north and south Minneapolis and in Twin Cities suburbs the tools they need to succeed in their new community. The mission of L.A.O America is to help children and youth succeed in school and stay out of the criminal justice system by assisting parents to become fully engaged in their children's education, and by organizing productive activities for children and youth. Programs and services for youth include academic tutoring; chemical dependency and crime prevention; support groups; leadership training; sports activities; and classes in the Lao language, history, and culture. Senior programs and services include parental skill development; support groups; legal assistance and referral; outreach activities; translation and interpretation; citizenship classes; English language learner classes: business development workshops; parent-child mediation; and recreational activities.

Social Services

Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota 
Harrison Community Center
503 Irving Ave., Ste. 100A
Minneapolis, MN, 55405 
http://www.laocenter.org 

The Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota assists the Lao refugee and immigrant population with pre-employment motivational counseling, workshops on employment, referrals to potential employers, and job maintenance. It also provides services to youth and families through home visits, summer school, in- and after-school tutoring, sports leagues, advocacy, mediation, referral to vocational or short-term training, English-as-a-second-language classes, high school credit make-up, GED classes, and community services. The center also offers tobacco outreach services, QuitPlan, gambling prevention and treatment, elder special access, Healthy Smile program, health prevention services, tax preparation assistance, and a Vote Project. 

Social Services

Lao Family Community of Minnesota, Inc.  
320 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN, 55103 
http://www.laofamily.org 

Lao Family Community of Minnesota, Inc. (LFC) is a community-based organization founded in 1977 by the Hmong refugees from the highlands of Laos who fought alongside the United States during the Vietnam War and were forced to flee Laos. Its mission is to facilitate and promote the success of Hmong Americans in Minnesota, while also recognizing and supporting other immigrant and refugee populations. The target population includes Hmong Americans and other refugee and immigrant groups in Minnesota, focusing especially on the Twin Cities Metro region. The agency's core operating philosophy is to identify Hmong and other refugee/immigrant communities' assets as well as the barriers and challenges confronting them and then to develop and maintain culturally specific, asset-based programs that address the identified needs. Programs are currently clustered in five areas: English Education Program (EEP), Chemical Awareness Program, Youth and Family Services, Employment Services, and Information and Referral/Central Intake. 

Social Services

Lao Women's Association 
Harrison Community Center
503 Irving Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN   55405 
Phone: 612-374-4906
Fax: 612-312-1150
phouninh@laocenter.org 

This mutual benefit association offers programs for Laotian women and youth. 

Social Services

Marathi Association
6698 Urbandale Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN, 55311 
marathiassociationofmn.com

Marathi Association is a mutual benefit organization that is active in the Asian Indian community. 

Social Services

Minnesota Families with Children from China
P.O. Box 11867
St. Paul, MN, 55111 
www.fccmidwest.org

Minnesota Families with Children from China (FCC) is a nondenominational parent-volunteer organization of families who have adopted children from China. The purpose of FCC is to build strong, adoptive, intercultural families by providing support, education, and cultural awareness. Membership includes reduced admission to the organization's Chinese New Year Celebration, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Culture Camp, Parent Education classes, and a subscription to the quarterly newsletter Blessings from China. Various membership levels are available. 

Social Services

Minnesota Indonesia Society
1745 Kyllo Lane
Eagan, MN, 55122 
Phone: 763-755-3894
nefoea@gmail.com
http://www.mn-indo-soc.org 

The Minnesota Indonesia Society was founded to provide mutual understanding between the peoples of Minnesota and of Indonesia. The society organizes potlucks, exhibitions, speeches, and various other activities around specific Indonesian themes. 

Social Services

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association--Minnesota Chapter
600 Nicollet Mall, #380
Minneapolis, MN,  55402 
http://www.napabamn.org/

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is a national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. Formed in 1988, NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the Asian Pacific American community. The organization monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes Asian Pacific American political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity in education and in the workplace, works to eliminate violence against Asian Pacific Americans, and builds coalitions on these issues and others within the legal profession and the community at large. The organization's Minnesota chapter, organized in 1989, currently has 55 active members who are committed to bringing NAPABA's mission and goals to Minnesota. 

Social Services

Philippine-Minnesotan Medical Association
P.O. Box 25815
Woodbury, MN, 55125 
http://www.pmmamd.org

The Philippine-Minnesotan Medical Association (PMMA) is an organization for physicians in Minnesota and neighboring states who have ties to the Filipino community. PMMA's mission is to promote public health through a continuing program of education for physicians and medical students; foster cooperation, mutual assistance, and camaraderie among physicians of Philippine descent; support voluntary and charitable services in the United States and abroad; and improve the condition and well-being of practicing physicians of Philippine descent. 

Social Services

Policy Roundtable
c/o Concordia University
275 Syndicate St. N.
St. Paul, MN,  55101 
Bruce Corrie, chair
Phone: 651-641-8226
Fax: 651-659-0207
corrie@csp.edu 

The Policy Roundtable is a Pan-Asian alliance that focuses on public policy issues related to Asian Pacific communities in Minnesota. The organization's activities include a monthly policy forum that is videotaped for rebroadcast on local access cable television; policy dialogues with top officials in Minnesota; and policy videoconferences with communities around the nation. 

Social Services

SEWA-Asian Indian Family Wellness
5640 N. Danube Rd.
Fridley, MN, 55432 
http://www.sewa-aifw.org

SEWA-Asian Indian Family Wellness (SEWA-AIFW) promotes research, communication, advocacy, and direct service for the medical and quality-of-life issues of needy Asian-Indian families in Minnesota, with a particular emphasis on the immediate needs of families in crisis. Target groups include Asian Indians, women, fragmented families, children, adolescents, and the elderly. The organization also operates a 24-hour/7 days per week Crisis Line: 952-712-9100. 

Social Services

Sikh Society of Minnesota
5831 University Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55432 

Sikh Society of Minnesota is a mutual benefit organization that serves the Asian Indian Sikh community. 

Social Services

Southeast Asian Community Council
1827 44th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN, 55412 
www.seacc-mn.org/

Southeast Asian Community Council (SEACC) is a community-based organization founded in 1986 by Southeast Asian refugee leaders to address the needs of community members. The organization began as a block club in response to the security concerns and fears of community safety in the North Minneapolis area. Since then, SEACC has expanded its scope to serve Southeast Asians throughout Minneapolis and the Greater Twin Cities area, focusing on youth and family prevention programs intended to help immigrant communities overcome cultural barriers and succeed in their lives in the United States. 

Social Services

Southeast Asian Ministry
105 W. University Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55103 
http://www.seam-stpaul.org

Southeast Asian Ministry (SeAM) is a faith-based ministry serving people of diverse cultures new to the community as they strive to achieve self-reliance. Among its services, SeAM provides elder programs for Cambodian and Hmong refugees and immigrants and ESL classes for adults. 

Social Services

Southeast Asian Refugee Community Home
1113 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
www.asian-search.org/

Southeast Asian Refugee Community Home (SEARCH) provides employment training services, economic and cultural development services, and pro bono legal services to Southeast Asians. 

Social Services

Vietnamese Social Services of America
277 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
www.Vssmn.org

The Vietnamese community founded Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota (VSS) in 1987 as a non-profit mutual assistance organization. VSS has since grown into a multi-service agency with programs in health education and promotion, youth development, elder services, English proficiency, and employment and job training. All of these programs work together to equip and empower individuals and families across the life span as they seek to become independent and fully functioning members of American society.

Social Services

Asian American Studies Program              
http://www.aas.umn.edu

Our Asian American Studies Program recognizes both the uniqueness of Minnesota’s Asian American populations and their commonalities with each other and with other Asian American communities across the nation. Community interests and concerns shape all our curriculum, research projects, and outreach work. And with its locale, community resources, and faculty, the University of Minnesota is helping to create new models of teaching Asian American history, politics, literature, and cultures.

U of MN Campus Resource

China Center
http://www.chinacenter.umn.edu

The University of Minnesota China Center builds bridges between the United States and Greater China. The China Center draws on the strengths of the University of Minnesota and partners with public and private organizations in Minnesota and the United States to facilitate educational exchange, collaborative research, teaching and training activities; foster an understanding of history, cultures, and values; serve as a catalyst and resource for the promotion of economic, governmental, and civic pursuits; and increase mutual interest and understanding.

U of MN Campus Resource

Chinese American Student Association
http://www.umn.edu/~casa 

The Chinese American Student Association (CASA) is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota that strives to share members' Chinese American culture; promote diversity within the campus community; and promote a strong sense of community among students on the University campus through educational, social, and cultural activities and events. 

U of MN Campus Resource

Hmong Minnesota Student Association
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~hmsa 

The Hmong Minnesota Student Association is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota that serves the Hmong student community. 

U of MN Campus Resource

Japanese Student Association
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~jsa/

The Japanese Student Association is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to promote better understanding of Japanese culture and tradition. The organization conducts several events every semester. 

U of MN Campus Resource

Korean International Student Organization
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~ksa/

The Korean International Student Organization is a registered student group at the University of Minnesota that promotes the well-being of Korean international students at the University. The organization provides information and hosts various events to help students adjust to the new academic and cultural environment of the University. 

U of MN Campus Resource

Minnesota Korean Graduate Student Association (MKGSA)               
http://www.mkgsa.org/zbxe/

Minnesota Korean Graduate Student Association is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to promote the education and enrichment of its members and the University community regarding aspects of Korean culture through involvement and participation in various social, cultural, and political activities. 

U of MN Campus Resource

Pakistani Student Association
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~psa 

The Pakistan Student Association (PSA) is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota that supports Pakistani students at the University, and coordinates educational and social activities that promote cross-cultural understanding and international awareness. 

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Philippine Student Association
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~philsa/

The Philippine Student Association is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota that serves the Filipino student community. 

U of MN Campus Resource