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Western Nevada Non-Profit Multicultural Directory

Western Nevada Non-Profit Multicultural Directory

African American

  • NAACP
    P.O. Box 7757
    Reno, NV 89510
    (775)322-2992
  • Negro Business and
    Professional Women’s Club
    855 e. 4TH Street, Unit F
    Reno, NV 89512
  • Northern Nevada Black Cultural
    Awareness Society
    P.O. Box 21448
    Reno, NV 89515
  • Nevada Black Chamber of Commerce
    P.O. Box 34475
    Reno, NV 89533
    (775) 825-3490

Asian

  • Buddhist Compassion Relief - Tzu Volunteer Organization
    3388 Lakeside Court #B
    Reno, NV
    (775) 770-1138
  • Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Northern Nevada
    3581 Hernlock Way
    Reno, NV 89509
    1-888-875-3073 or
    Fax 825-3972
    embrady@wwdb.org

Chinese

  • Carson Valley Chinese Culture Group
    Contact: Sonia Carlson
    (775) 782-8067

Community Services

  • Bilingual Counseling Services
    351 S. Wells Avenue
    Reno, NV 89502
    Contact: Antonio Gomez
    (775) 786-8190
  • Boys & Girls Club
    2680 E 9th Street
    Reno, NV 89512
    (775) 331-3605
  • Boys & Girls Club
    3905 Neil Road
    Reno, 89502
    (775) 828-3940
  • Catholic Community Services
    500 E. 4th Street
    Reno, VN 895012
    (775) 322-7073
  • Child and Family Services
    Division of Reno
    2525 Del Monte Lane
    Reno, NV 89511
  • Children’s Cabinet
    1090 S. Rock Blvd.
    Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 856-6200
  • Committee to Aid Abused Women
    1735 Vassar Street
    Reno, NV 898502
    (775) 329-4150
  • Community Services Agency
    1090 E. 8th Street
    Reno, NV 89512
    (775) 786-6023
  • Community Outreach
    2530 Cannon Street
    Reno, NV 89512
    (775) 359-0802
  • Diversity Action Committee-City of Reno
    Contact: Laura Dickey
    (775) 344-3123
  • Multicultural Advisory Council-City of Sparks
    Contact: Jen McCall
    (775) 326-4296

GAY, LESBIAN, TRANSGENDER, BISEXUAL

  • Center for Student Cultural
    Diversity, University of Nevada
    www.unr.edu/stsv/cscd
  • Gay-Reno.com
    Resources for Reno’s LGBT Communities, brings together the very best on line resources in Queer Culture for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities of Reno and Northern Nevada.
    Listing includes: the Lesbian and Gay directory for gay-owned and gay-friendly places in Reno, local resources, events calendar, etc.
  • PFLAG Reno/Northern Nevada
    Families of Lesbian and Gays.
    www.pflag.org
  • PLAN: Progressive Leadership
    Alliance of Nevada
    www.planevada.org/member01.htm
  • A Rainbow Place
    Dedicated to the unity, self awareness, respect, dignity, and health of the diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, HIV positive and questioning community.
    The Community Center is primarily a safe haven and supportive space where GLBTQ people and their allies can come together in a safe and casual atmosphere.
    www.arainbowplace.org
  • Reno Gay Pride
    www.renogaypride.com
  • SPECTRUM Northern Nevada
    A social, political, educational and Cultural organization serving Northern Nevada’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
    www.spectrumnorthernnevada.org

GOVERNMENT

  • Nevada Equal Rights Commission
    1325 Corporate Blvd.
    Reno, NV
    (775) 688-1288
    Takes charges of discrimination in the work place, public accommodation and housing.

HISPANIC/LATINO SERVICES

  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Of Northern Nevada
    Park Lane Mall
    Reno, NV
    (775) 786-4100
  • Hispanic Services of Nevada
    3905 Neil Road
    Reno, NV
    (775) 826-1818
  • Hispanic Services of Nevada
    637 S. Stewart St. B
    Carson City, NV
    (702) 885-1055
  • Honduras Honorary Consul Dr. Rudolph Gunnerman 850 Spice Island Drive
    Sparks, NV
    (775)829-1310
  • Latin American Research and Services
    Reno, NV
    (775) 829-7333
  • Latinos for Political Empowerment
    Contact: Armida Fruzzelli
    (775) 673-7135
  • League of United Latino American Citizens (LULAC)
    Box 57
    Sparks, NV
    (775) 324-5533
    (775) 324-4775
  • Mexican Honorary Consul Estela Gutierrez
    (775) 673-7094
  • Uruguay Honorary Consul David Henley
    562 N Maine St.
    Fallon, NV
    (775) 423-6041

NATIVE AMERICAN SERVICES

  • Nevada Indian Commission
    5366 Snyder Ave.
    Carson City, NV
    Contact: Sherry Rupert
    (775)687-8333
  • Nevada Urban Indians
    5301 Longley Lane #178
    Reno, NV
    (775) 788-7600
  • Intertribal Council of Nevada
    680 Greenbrae Dr. Suite 280
    Reno, NV

    P.O. Box 7440
    Reno, NV 89510
    (775)  635-2004
  • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
    98 Colony Rd.
    Reno, NV
    (775) 329-2936

Alliance of Racial Minorities

  • Latina Research Center
    (775) 784-4010
  • Muslim Student Association
    msaunr@unr.nevada.edu
  • Northern Nevada International Center
    821 N. Center St.
    Reno, NV
    (Includes Language Bank)
    (775) 784-7515
  • Office of International Students and Scholars
    (775) 784-6874
  • Special Assistant to the President for Diversity
    (775)784-4720
    Contact: Dr. Michael Coray
  • Turkish Cultural Association
    pekcan@unr.edu

SOME ORGANIZATIONS THAT CAN ASSIST IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HATE

  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
  • Legal Momentum: Advancing Women’s Rights
  • NAACP
  • National Conference for Community and Justice
  • National Council of Churches
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • National Network for Immigrant and Refugee
  • Southern Poverty Law enter