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African American and Black

Dubuque Black Men Coalition

 A group of positive, professional, African American men committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community governed by respect for family, spirituality, justice, integrity, and honor
Facebook page

Dubuque NAACP

A chapter of the national organization committed to improving the political, educational, social, and economic status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; eliminating racial prejudice; promoting justice; keeping the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination; and more

P.O. Box 1012, Dubuque
563-594-0652
dubuquenaacp.com

Switching Places Foundation

A group of women trying to bring together all groups of
people while aiming to educate, empower, and elucidate our
community
Facebook page


Asian and Pacific

Mandarin-Speaking Ministry

Part of the Westminster Presbyterian Church supporting and strengthening Mandarin-speaking believers in Dubuque

2155 University Ave.
Dubuque
563-583-1729
Website

Hispanic and Latinx

Latino Empowerment and Development

A nonprofit that helps connect Latino residents with educational resources, food, personal protective equipment, and other necessities


563-265-1586
latinoleadiowa.org
Facebook page

Latinos CAN Coalition

A statewide initiative that strives to eliminate the educational attainment gap for Latino students in Iowa
humanrights.iowa.gov/latinos-can-coalition

Oficina del Ministerio Hispano/St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Rectory

Provides helpful resources, particularly in the areas of immigration and spiritual growth

1425 Iowa St.
Dubuque, IA
563-584-0640
cathedralstpats.org


LGBTQ+

Key City Pride

A nonprofit that educates and empowers both the general public and local LGBTQ+ individuals by providing insight on current events, community concerns, and the LGBTQ+ culture as a whole
keycitypride.org

LGBTQ+ Support Groups

Meetings for community members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, +
mfcdbq.org/programs/social-supportadvocacy-groups/lgbtq-support-groups


Additional Support

City of Dubuque Human Rights Department

Works with residents, other city departments, and community institutions to develop fair and equitable access to government and community services and to support a more inclusive community

1300 Main St.
Dubuque, IA
563-589-4190
cityofdubuque.org/215/Human-Rights

Get Involved: cityofdubuque.org/2913/Get-Involved

Mayor & City Council: cityofdubuque.org/990/Mayor-City-Council

Dubuque Dream Center

A community outreach center committed to mobilizing youth and families to build on Dr. King’s dream of transforming communities by embracing, empowering, and unifying those who live there

1600 White St.
Dubuque, IA
563-845-7591
dubuquedreamcenter.com

Fountain of Youth Program

Nonprofit with a mission of changing mindsets that contribute to generational poverty

220 W 7th St.
Dubuque, IA
563-587-8316
thefountainofyouthprogram.org

Inclusive Dubuque

A peer-learning network of partners convened by the
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque that is committed
to creating an informed, equitable and inclusive community
where all people are respected, valued, and engaged

563-588-2700
inclusivedbq.org

J4BG Family Services

A business structure providing counseling services for kids, parents, adults, and couples

1420 Central Ave.
Dubuque, IA
563-447-7344
j4bg.org

Multicultural Family Center

A center that empowers all families and community members of Dubuque to reach their potential and build unity through diversity, equity, and inclusion

1157 Central Ave.
Dubuque, IA
563-582-3681
mfcdbq.org

Presentation Lantern Center

A drop-in center offering hospitality, educational opportunities and advocacy to adult immigrants, especially women, who are striving to better their lives

900 Jackson St.
Ste. LL5-1
Dubuque, IA
563-557-7134
thelanterncenter.org

United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States

A nonprofit connecting people and resources to advance the health, education, and income of those in need in our community

215 W. 6th St.
Dubuque, IA
563-588-1415
dbqunitedway.org

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