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Diversity Directory: Cultural Groups

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African American

 

NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

W.C. Jordan, President

PO Box 6472

Rochester MN 55903 

(507) 288-5300

williamcjjr@charter.net

https://www.facebook.com/NaacpRochesterMn/

 

Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage

Advisory panel to the governor

332 Minnesota Street 
Suite E1240 
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-757-1750

tineka.mcadoo@state.mn.us

Rochester Juneteenth Celebration, Inc.

Ostell Rowe, Chair

1725 22nd Ave Ne

Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 288-2563

ostellr@hotmail.com

Gerri McBride

37 Elton Ridge Ct NW

Rochester, MN 55901

(703) 776-0222

BlestnGOD@yahoo.com

 

Rochester Community Baptist Church

Pastor Barlow

11th St 6th Ave SE

Rochester MN 55904

(507) 288-8706

 

Word of Life Church of God in Christ

Rev. Sidney Frye

400 13th Ave SE

Rochester MN 55904

(507) 206-6633

www.wordofliferochester.com

 

Wind & Fire Christian Center

Rev. Michael Mordi

3310 East  River Rd NE

Rochester MN 55906

(507) 252-8167

 

Prince of Peace Fellowship of Praise

Rev. Andre L. Crockett, Sr.

3270 19th St NW

Rochester MN 55901

 

 

African Immigrants

 

African Development Center

Executive Director Hussein Samatar

415 16th St SW

Rochester MN 55902

(507) 282-7333

aabdinur@adcminnesota.org

 

 

Bangladeshi

 

Nazma Hoque

(507) 319-4733

huq.nazma@yahoo.com

 

 

Cambodian

 

Church of the Nazarene

Meets at Rochester Church of the Nazarene

Cambodian Pastor  - Sarasarith Chhum

Cell: (507) 202-3448

American Pastor - Pat Tomas

Office: (507) 289-7503

3343 East Circle Dr NE

Rochester, MN 55906

 

Chinese

 

Rochester Minnesota Chinese Church

P.O. Box 637

Rochester, MN  55903

(507) 289-1117 or (507) 286-9223

jliu8553@gmail.com or chen.shigao@mayo.edu

www.rochestermnchinesechurch.org

 

Rochester Chinese School

Principal: Xiaosheng Wu

meet at RCTC 

851 30th Ave Se

Rochester,MN 55904

(507) 269-9331

www.rochesterchineseschool.org

 

Ethiopian

St George Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church
804 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904

St. Philip Coptic Group

(507) 261-2811

Find on Facebook

 

Filipino

 

Phil-Am Association

Contact: Grace Versoza, President

(507) 206-6490

philamrochestermn@gmail.com

www.philamrochestermn.com

 

Philippine Cultural Club of Rochester, MN

Contact: Letty Magno Maralit

(507) 281-9203

LTMM514@msn.com

 

 

Haitian

 

Haitian-American Cultural Group

Contact: Marie Bellabe

PO Box 131

Rochester MN  55903

 

 

Hispanic/Latino

 

ACHLA - Alianza Chicana Hispana Latino Americana

Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics, and Latin Americans

Jose Rivas, President

jrivas@crwarchitecture.com

www.achla.info

 

Hispanic Seventh Day Adventist Church

Meets at Rochester SDA Church

1100 37th St NW

Rochester MN 55901

(507) 289-2589

 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Spanish services Thursday at 7pm & Sundays at noon

1114 3rd St SE

Rochester MN 55904

(507) 282-7313

www.stfrancis-church.org

 

Iglesia Hispana Bautista

Spanish services Saturdays at 10 a.m.

2911 18th Ave NW

Rochester MN 55901

(952) 888-2103

Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs

Advisory Panel to the Governor

Executive Director Henry Jimenez

(702) 808-7844

henry.jimenez@state.mn.us

Centro Campesino – Owatonna 

Serves migrant workers

Sponsors Club Latino after school program

216 N Oak Ave

Owatonna, MN 55060

(507) 446-9599

info@mncentrocampesino.org

facebook.com/CentroCampesinoMN

 

Spanish Conversation Group

2nd Wednesday of month, 7 - 8:30pm, Mtg Rm A at the library

Contact: Dave Legler

(507) 288-6333

spangrp@gmail.com

 

Las Manos

Ministry to migrant families in the Plainview area

Contact: J. Jurgesen

Organized in coordination with Plainview Church of Christ

205 1st St NE

Plainview, MN 55964

lasmanosmn@gmail.com

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

Contact: Keely Redhage
mccm.sacnas@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mayoclinicSACNAS

 

 

Hmong

 

Rochester Hmong Baptist Church

Meets at Emmanuel Baptist Church

Pastor Nhia Yee Her

2911 18th Ave NW

Rochester MN 55901

(507) 281-3059

www.rochesterhbc.org

 

Indian

 

Rochester Vidhyalaya

Promoting India's arts, music, language and culture

(507) 867-8768

info@rvmn.org

www.rvmn.org

 

SETU

Promoting and celebrating the cultures of the Indian subcontinent

President Nirupam Dutta

(507) 282-8020

duttanirupam@hotmail.com

CABERI: Cultural Association of Bengalees in Rochester

caberi.ec@gmail.com

caberi.info

Jewish

 

B’nai Israel Synagogue

Rabbi Michelle Werner 

150 7th Ave SW

Rochester MN 55902

(507) 288-5825

www.bnaiisraelmn.org

 

Chabad-Lubavitch

Rabbi Dovid Greene

730 2nd St SW

Rochester MN 55902

(507) 288-7500

rabbi@chabadrochestermn.com

www.chabadrochestermn.com

 

 

Kenyan

 

Kenya Rochester Community

President: Kennedy Cheruiyot

(507) 269-1986

Kenyaroch@gmail.com

 

 

Native American

 

Native American Center of Southeast Minnesota, Inc.

webmaster@nacsm.org

www.nacsm.org

 

American Indian Center of Rochester

Raymond Paske, Chairman

(507) 358-9252

Melody Hanners, Vice Chairperson

(507) 319-5752

melodyhanners@msn.com

 

Prairie Island Indian Community

5636 Sturgeon Lake Road

Welch Mn 55089

(800) 554-5473

www.prairieisland.org

 

Greater Rochester Area Dakota Supporters

A project of the Diversity Foundation of Minnesota

Mette Greising

diversitygrads@gmail.com

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

Contact: Keely Redhage
mccm.sacnas@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mayoclinicSACNAS

 

Somali

 

Somali Community Service Organization

Executive Director

Abrahim Saley

saley51@msn.com

 

Somali Resource Aid Associates

Cultural education, sports, translation services

Director Isaak Rooble

1207 7th St NW #7

Rochester, MN 55901 

(507) 319-0933 or (507) 258-5111

isaakrooble@yahoo.com

www.somaliassociates.org

 

Ladnaan Partners

Serving Somali/Oromo Communities

7900 International Dr.  #300

Bloomington Mn 55425

1-(888)-982-8620

www.ladnaan.com

 

Somali Community Resettlement Services

1312 1/2 7th St NW Suite 206

Rochester, Mn 55901

(507) 721-0641

anhared@somalcrs.org

http://somalcrs.wix.com/scrs

 

Rochester East African Community Outreach

Ali Abdullahi

alixaaji@yahoo.com

 

Somalia Rebuild Organization

Director: Omar Nur

101 N Broadway

Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 990-5289

info@somaliarebuild.org

www.somaliarebuild.org

 

 

Sudanese

 

South Sudan Women's Empowerment

Chair: Fatima Giwa

fgiwa@hotmail.com

Secretary: Anida Magaya

anmagaya@yahoo.com

www.sswen.org

facebook.com/South Sudan Women's Empowerment

 

 

Vietnamese

 

Vietnamese Catholic Community

403 10th St SE

Rochester MN 55904

(507) 281-8841