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"Students are part of a culturally diverse world, and it is important for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to help them understand that world as they prepare to live and work in it. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities will convey values that emphasize the importance of diversity, will use its resources to encourage it and will demonstrate behavior to embody it."
We showcase only real, local employers and job opportunities, making it easier for you to focus on what really matters - finding your dream job.
We define diversity management as the proactive management of race/culture, gender, orientation, disability and age to ensure equal outcome in relationships with employees, customers, investors and suppliers.
One of the keys to is our focus, not just on higher education, but on job and career information. Compared to news sites that also list jobs in higher education, we think you will find significantly easier to use. On, candidates start their search on our homepage and within a few clicks see a comprehensive list of jobs in their academic or administrative area. provides top quality services and networking opportunities, while linking under-represented candidates with Fortune 1000 Corporations, Government Agencies, and Non-Profit/Educational Institutions. We support the career development and success of job candidates from all levels of experience, from seasoned multicultural professionals to college graduates to interns.
America's most trusted source for recruiting job seekers from diverse ethnic cultures, life styles, life stages, creative persuasions, abilities, religious affiliations and gender. provides best in class recruitment advertising and diversity branding.
An employment resource page for all people.

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Resources for American Indians/Native Americans

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SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists- from college students to professionals- in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership.

Indians in Science and Engineering
AISES substantially increases the representation of American Indian and Alaska Natives in engineering, science and other related technology fields. Through a variety of educational programs, AISES offers financial, academic and cultural support to American Indians and Alaska Natives from middle school through graduate school.

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
AIHEC is the collective spirit and unifying voice of our nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). AIHEC provides leadership and influences public policy on American Indian higher education issues through advocacy, research, and program initiatives; promotes and strengthens Native American languages, cultures, communities, and tribal nations; and through its unique position, serves member institutions and emerging TCUs.

Bureau of Indian Education
The BIE team is strategically moving forward to affect the rigor and the relevance of the academic- related programs in our schools. Cultivating strong relationships by supporting students' navigation through learning experiences, and finding ways to seamlessly include cultural values and relevance to those experiences is a process we will continue to address.

National Indian Education Association
The National Indian Education Association is membership based organization committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting our cultural and linguistic traditions.

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Resources for Asians/Asian-Americans

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Information for Asian students - scholarships, foundations, etc.
Since its founding in 1969, The Center has established partnerships, collaborations, and exchanges with hundreds of public and private institutions across the nation and around the world, and has played a critical role in developing Southern California's infrastructure of social service agencies, civil rights organizations, museums, historical societies, media and cultural groups, and business associations that serve and represent the Asian American and Pacific Islander population.

Asian American History
Erika Lee, Associate Professor in U.S. History, received her Ph.D. in History from the University of California at Berkeley. From 2003 to 2005, Professor Lee was a McKnight Land Grant Professor. She is currently a McKnight Presidential Fellow and serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History. Her primary research and teaching interests are in Asian American, immigration, comparative race and ethnicity, and 20th century American history.

Sites and articles listed here are not necessarily endorsed by the CMMR; they are listed for informational purposes only. Full text articles and resources are also provided.

Asian Women In Business
AWIB's corporate initiative is designed to support corporate and professional Asian women. Hundreds of Asian women have thronged to our leadership forums to learn, ask questions and network. Featured speakers represent the top minds from across corporate America, making it a quality experience for participants.

Asian Media Access
Our annual Youth Media Camp is now open for online registration. Please note we won't be able to provide transportation this year. The camp site, Camp Kingswood, however, is 30 minutes from Minneapolis, just on the west side of Lake Minnetonka.

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center
Originally formed as an all-volunteer organization in 1998, the APALRC grew out of a unique collaborative effort by students from D.C. area law schools and attorneys associated with the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) and the South Asian Bar Association (SABA). The APALRC was founded in response to the lack of linguistically and culturally appropriate legal services for the growing number of Asian Americans. Since its founding, the APALRC has flourished from an all-volunteer organization to an organization with 16 board members, 10 full-time staff, over 20 bilingual law student volunteers, and over 30 trained/qualified legal interpreters.

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Resources for Blacks/African-Americans

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Job links for African-Americans
These directories, which highlight African-American-owned businesses, are published by McCants Communications Group, Inc. and Thomas Media Group, LLC. These companies have worked for two decades to offer black business owners in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida the exposure and visibility necessary to be successful.

Organization for African-Americans in Human Resources
NAAAHR is a professional association representing the interests of people of color in Human Resources. We encourage and give power to our associates through strategies that represent their interests as well as provide relevant experiences to enhance their professional development.

Devoted to African-American MBA's
Our members are building business powerhouses through their entrepreneurial dreams. At the NBMBAA® our goal is to assist these visionaries in becoming business champions in the neighborhood and around the world. Leverage your membership to pursue new relationships in supplier diversity, access to capital or training, guidance and affordable business coaching.

African-Americans in Information Technology
BDPA can help you advance your career in the IT profession. We give professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and students an IT career pathway from the "Classroom to the Boardroom". Through education, mentoring, services and business networking, BDPA promotes innovation, technical skills, business savvy and personal growth.

African-Americans in Retail
Retail and related industries are supported significantly by African Americans and all people of color. Conversely, studies have shown that members of these populations do not easily enter into the industry at all levels. Great strides have been made, but much improvement is still needed. It is BRAG's mission to narrow the gap between the disproportionate numbers of consumers to the disproportionate numbers of people of color in middle and upper management.

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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender

 Web site for Self-Identified Homosexuals to find jobs
To assist the GLBT workforce in finding satisfying, enriching jobs with companies that offer: freedom from discrimination and harassment because of their sexual orientation and/or gender, equal benefits for the partners of GLBT employees as compared to those offered to the spouses of married employees, and equal opportunity for advancement and career development.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs Office
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally (GLBTA) Programs Office is dedicated to improving campus climate for all University of Minnesota students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors by developing and supporting more inclusive understandings of gender and sexuality.

Adoption Advice for Gay and Lesbian Employees
"An abundance of advice is available about what to expect in the adoption process- before, during, and after, but little of it is organized in ways that deal with the issues specific to gay and lesbian parents. So my first piece of advice for prospective parents is to take the time to do a lot of research, and don't be afraid to ask any questions."

The Community of LGBT Centers
The Community of LGBT Centers exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.

OutFront Minnesota - GLBT Equality
"OutFront Minnesota's mission is to make our state a place where GLBT Minnesotans have the freedom, power, and confidence to make the best choices for their own lives."
This organization has helpful tools and resources for the GLBTQ community to cope with mental health and addiction issues.

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Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
As you browse our Web site, you will see the variety of activities that HACU has undertaken to address the challenge of assuring Hispanic success in higher education. Under Advocacy you will find information about our public policy efforts. Programs, including the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP), present a range of initiatives to directly improve Hispanic educational success by reducing the barriers and increasing resources available to Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and to Hispanic students. We hope that constituent links for U.S. Members, International, etc., will facilitate your finding pages of interest to you.

Hispanics in Government
NAHFE is the Premier Organization Advocating for the Development and Advancement of Hispanics to Career Senior Level, Policy-Making Positions in the Federal Government

Hispanic Professionals
With 10,000+ members, the National Society for Hispanic Professionals is the top US networking association for Hispanic professionals. It's free to join and this is a great place for you to connect with new people who share your interests.

Latinos in Finance and Accounting
ALPFA is the leading national professional association, consisting of chapters across the country and Puerto Rico. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions. ALPFA is a not-for-profit entity registered with the Internal Revenue Service. Membership is open to anyone who shares our values, mission, and principles.

Latino Youth
The ASPIRA National Office operates national model programs, provides technical assistance to the states offices and serves as the national voice for the Association. The National Office supports the local offices in their one-on-one work with students. It promotes quality programs, raises the visibility of the Association, conducts research and disseminates analyses, and acts as a liaison to the federal government and professional organizations.In addition, the National Office coordinates national programs that fit into three broad work areas: Youth Leadership and Community Service, Educational Access and Careers, and Community Mobilization for Educational Excellence.

Promote Diversity in Corporate America for Hispanics
The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility has developed strong partnerships at two levels. Coalition Members consist of 16 national Hispanic organizations that form the backbone of HACR and whose executive directors, presidents and CEOs serve as board members to the organization. The HACR Corporate Members have taken a leadership position among other FORTUNE 1,000 companies and made a serious long-term commitment to the Hispanic community. They work very closely with the organization and its board of directors on issues that are important to their constituents - the Hispanic community.

Hispanic Advertisers
AHAA represents the best minds and resources dedicated to Hispanic-specialized marketing. Advertisers trying to reach and connect with Hispanic consumers turn to AHAA members for unmatched cultural expertise and knowledge. Companies like General Mills, Procter & Gamble, McDonalds, Wal-Mart, Target, JC Penney, Domino's Pizza and Allstate are tapping into the Hispanic market potential and rely on Hispanic-specialized agencies to deliver bottom-line profits even during the recession. As the voice of the Hispanic-specialized marketing industry, AHAA demonstrates the value of targeting Hispanics, showcases the impact of using AHAA member agencies, and provides forums for the discussion and dialogue between advertisers and industry professionals.

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People with Disabilities

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EASI's mission is to serve as a resource by providing information and guidance in the area of access-to-information technologies by individuals with disabilities. We stay informed about developments and advancements within the adaptive computer technology field and spread that information to colleges, universities, K-12 schools, libraries and into the workplace.

Employment Resources for People with Disabilities
People want to work and earn a living. Businesses want workers who get the job done right. ABC is committed to providing opportunities for workers to discover their passions and talents by partnering with businesses as diverse as the workers we serve.

Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
Federal agencies fill jobs two ways, competitively and non-competitively. Persons with disabilities may apply for jobs filled either way. People who are selected for jobs must meet the qualification requirements for the jobs and be able to perform the essential duties of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodation.

Resources And Services For People with Disabilities
"The purpose of this website is to provide a single entry point to over 100 Minnesota state agency programs, products, and services that are devoted to the range of disability issues. We also provide access to laws, statutes, and regulations in pertinent disability-related areas."

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Women Business Owners
To bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership; education, networking support and national recognition.

a blonde women with many braids, her hair pulled back and tousled, smiling while peering over her blue tinted glasses; outside in front of red hazy sculptureWomen Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. Founded in 1950, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach and advocacy activities, and much more.

Women in Communications
The Association for Women in Communications is the one organization that recognizes the complex relationships that exist across communications disciplines. Modern communicators must demonstrate competence in varied disciplines and be able to network and make career moves across the broad spectrum of communications fields.

Women in Technology
WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.

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More Valuable Resources:

Helping you find a community of support for professional development. With a growing global economy and new employment options, the employment culture is more diverse than ever. This provides students and graduates with an abundance of new opportunities, but may also pose some new challenges. Fortunately, there are some great resources out there to assist you for this new cultural diversity adventure. We've searched the web and these resources stand out from the rest.


American Accounting Association
5717 Bessie Drive
Sarasota, FL 34233-2399
Phone: 941-921-7747 | Fax:941-923-4093
American Accounting Association - Midwest Region
AAA - Gender Issues and Worklife Balance

National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA)
7249-A Hanover Parkway
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301-474-6222 | Fax: 301-474-3114

The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA)
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 800-326-2163 | 703-506-3265 | Fax: 703-506-3266 (general correspondence only)

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American Anthropological Association
Kathleen Terry-Sharp, Director
Academic Relations
2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201
TEL 888-393-1141 | FAX 703-528-3546
Sections and Interest Links
Committees - of all kinds

The World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA)
This is a network of national and international associations that aims to promote worldwide communication and cooperation in anthropology.
Resource for International and National Member Associations

Archaeology Fieldwork
“This website, in its first incarnation, initially went online in 1996, and is now into its 16th (!) year of operation. Through the years, this site has evolved from a series of web pages listing archaeology websites and job adverts to a connected community of professional archaeologists and archaeology enthusiasts from over 100 countries around the world.”
Great Archaeology Resources

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Biological Sciences

American Institute of Biological Sciences
Human Resources Committee
Dr. Mary McKenna
Ernest Just Hall
Howard University
Department of Botany
Washington, DC 20059,
Phone: 202-806-6013 ˙ Fax: 202-806-4564

American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Minority Affairs Committee
Squire J. Booker, Chair (2011-2014)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
104 Chemistry Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Tel: 814-865-8793 | Fax: 814-865-2927
Minority Affairs Resources
Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
Partnership for Diversity

Biophysical Society
11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 800,
Rockville, Maryland, 20852
Telephone: 240-290-5600 | Fax: 240-290-5555
Minority Affairs Committee
Minority Resources
Professional Opportunities for Women

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National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA)
180 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-236-2622, Fax: 312-236-0390

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-2332
The Minnesota MBDA Business Center (MBC)

National Minority Supplier Development Council
1359 Broadway, Tenth Floor
New York, New York 10018
Phone: 212-944-2430
MINNESOTA - Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council
Phone: 612-465-8881

The American Indian Opportunities Industrialization Center
1845 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612-341-3358 | Fax: 612-341-3766

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American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 800-227-5558
Diversity & Inclusion
Committee on Minority Affairs
Minnesota Chapter ACS

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
P.O. Box 77040
Washington, DC 20013
Phone: 800-776-1419 | Fax: 202-667-1705

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American Indian Science & Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque NM, 87119-9828
Phone: 505-765-1052 | Fax: 505-765-5608

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
145 Madison Avenue
New York NY 10016-7892
Phone: 212-725-1999

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
205 Dangerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-549-2207 | Fax: 703-683-5312

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
5400 Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: 323-725-3970
Region 6 - Midwest
Minnesota Chapter

Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists
2437 Bay Area Blvd., #100
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-557-3677 voice | Fax: 281-715-5100

The Minnesota Section of the Society of Women Engineers
P.O. Box 582813
Minneapolis, MN 55458

Online Engineering Degree
A non-profit online resource created to explain to students their options and some of the advantages and disadvantages of getting an online engineering degree.

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Ethnic Studies

African Studies Association
Rutgers-Livingston Campus
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Tel: 848-445-8173 Fax: 732-445-1366

Association for Asian Studies
825 Victors Way, Suite 310
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 734-665-2490 | Fax: 734-665-3801

Latin American Studies Association
416 Bellefield Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-7929 | Fax: 412-624-7145

National Association for Ethnic Studies
Department of Ethnic Studies
Colorado State University
1790 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1790
Phone: 970-491-3927 | Fax: 970-491-2717

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Association for Women Geoscientists
12000 N. Washington St., Suite 285,
Thornton, Colorado 80241
Phone: 303-412-6219 | Fax 303-253-9220

Diversity Initiatives
The Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative
University of Michigan
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Dana Building
440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115
PHONE: 734-615-2602 | FAX: 734-936-2195

GeoCorps™ Diversity Internships
The Geological Society of America
P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 80301-9140
Phone: 303-357-1000 | FAX: 303-357-1070

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Asian American Journalists Association
5 Third St., Suite 1108
San Francisco, Calif. 94103
Phone: 415-346-2051 | Fax: 415-346-6343

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Minorities and Communication Division
Petra Guerra
Associate Director Chican@ Latin@ Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
313 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison WI 53704
Phone: 608-263-8395 | Fax: 608-265-8432

National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, Maryland 20742
Phone: 301-405-0248
Fax: 301-314-1714

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-662-7145 | Fax: 202-662-7144

Native American Journalists Association
University of Oklahoma, Gaylord College
395 W. Lindsey Street
Norman, OK 73019-4201
Phone: 405-325-9008 | Fax: 405-325-6945

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American Musicological Society, Inc.
Committee on Cultural Diversity
Alliance for Minority Participation in Musicology
6010 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8451
Phone: 207-798-4243 | Fax 207-798-4254
toll-free tel./fax: 877-679-7648

Society for Music Theory
Societies and Interest Groups
Society for Music Theory University of Chicago
Department of Music
1010 East 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637-1512
Phone: 773-834-3821

The Society for Ethnomusicology
Steve Stuempfle
1165 E 3rd St
Morrison Hall 005
Bloomington, IN 47405-3700
Work phone: 812-855-8779
Fax: 812-855-6673

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The American Philosophical Association
University of Delaware
31 Amstel Avenue
Newark, DE 19716-4797
Telephone: 302-831-1112 | Fax: 302831-8690

American Philosophical Society
Executive Offices & Museum Gallery
104 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3387
Phone: 215-440-3400

American Philosophical Society Library
105 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3386
Phone: 215-440-3400 | Fax: 215-440-3423

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National Society of Black Physicists
1100 N. Glebe Road
Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-536-4207 | Fax: 703-536-4203

American Physical Society
Minorities in Physics
Women in Physics
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844
Phone: 301-209-3200 | Fax: 301-209-0865

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American Psychological Association
Public Interest Directorate
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 800-374-2721 | Fax: 202-336-5500

Asian American Psychological Association
PMB #527 5025 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Richard M. Lee, Ph.D., President
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
N563 Elliot Hall
University of Minnesota
75 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-6357 Email:

Association of Black Psychologists
7119 Allentown Road, Suite 203
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
Phone: 202-722&ndsash;0808 | Fax: 202-722-5941

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American Indian Science & Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Phone: 505-765-1052 | Fax: 505-765-5608

Resource Center for Science and Engineering (RCSE)
Dr. Manuel Gómez, Director
University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 23334 San Juan, PR 00931-3334
Phone: +1-787-765-5170 | Fax: +1-787-756-7717
E-mail: mgó

Foundation for Science and Disability
Erica Penn, President
Center for Aerobiological Sciences
USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, MD

Association for Women In Science
1321 Duke Street, Ste 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-894-4490

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
P.O. Box 8526 (mailing)
1115 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95061-8526
Phone: 831-459-0170 | Fax: 831-459-0194 | Toll Free: 877-722-6271

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Association of Black Sociologists
3473 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Box #495
Chicago, Illinois 60616-4108
Phone: 312-342-7618 | Fax: 773-955-8890
Sandra L. Barnes, President

American Sociological Association: Minority Fellowship Program
University of Michigan
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Dana Building
440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115
Phone: 734-615-2602 | Fax: 734-936-2195

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Spanish and Portuguese

American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese
900 Ladd Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390
Phone: 248-960-2180 | Fax: 248-960-9570

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