Supporting Community Partners are:
Crane House, The Asia Institute, Inc. opened in 1987 in the Old Louisville neighborhood near the University of Louisville. Its focus on China reflected the heritage of founder, Helen Lang, who was inspired to share her expertise and interest in Chinese cooking, history, and culture (the crane is an Asian symbol of longevity). In 1996 the organization expanded its programming to include all of East Asia and the following year, Crane House moved to its current location at 1244 South Third Street.
Hispanic Latino Business Council exist to create, advance and promote economic opportunities for Hispanic/Latino Businesses and individuals in the Greater Louisville Region.
India Community Foundation (ICF) is a non-profit organization, established in 1968, with a mission to serve the Indian community in the Louisville and greater Kentuckiana region. Promoting the Indian cultural heritage and serving the cause of India, and its people in this area, are the two important purposes of this Foundation. To achieve this, it sponsors regular programs and cultural meets.
Indian Professional Council (IPC) is dedicated to facilitating professional development and leadership within the Indian community. Further, it is our mission is to engender civic and community engagement and harness the talents of the international diaspora to facilitate economic growth of the community-at-large.
The Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK) is dedicated to sustaining a favorable business and community relationship between Japan and Kentucky by promoting cooperation and mutual understanding. JASK organizes a variety of business, cultural, educational and social programs, as well as provide relevant information for business, professionals, schools, families and others.
The Jewish Family & Career Services offers Multicultural Services to provide ALL immigrants with the skills and services they need to achieve financial independence. This includes career counseling, micro-enterprising development, and financial responsibility.
Sister Cities of Louisville (SCL) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to global friendship, multicultural understanding, and economic growth by developing lasting relationships between the Louisville area and Sister Cities around the world. For over forty years, SCL has been highly recognized in the community as an international citizen diplomacy network. Louisville’s eight Sister Cities are: Montpellier, France, Quitto, Ecuador, Mainz, Germany, Tamale, Ghana, La Plata, Argentina, Perm, Russia, Jiujiang, China, Leeds, England
The University of Louisville is highly engaged with the international community. Practically all Schools and Departments offer study abroad programs and/or organize cultural activities open to the public. The Latin American and Latino Study Program is highly active and offers events on a regular basis. Check the UofL website for study and cultural activities.
Vietnamese-American Professional Pharmacy Association (VAPPA) was inspired by the Vietnamese-American students of Sullivan University, College of Pharmacy. It’s mission is to promote health awareness through health education and workshop; to provide healthcare services to the Vietnamese-American community; to inspire leadership developments to core members.
The World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana is a community-based, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational programming on international and intercultural topics throughout our state and community, and to fostering linkages between the people and institutions of Kentucky and Southern Indiana and their counterparts throughout the world.