DEI Toolkit: Local Programs

What community resources are available for more information on supporting all people in the Dubuque region?

Use these tools and resources to help build a diversity, equity and inclusion learning plan for your organization.

This list is drawn from the Dubuque Cultural Resource Guide. If you have suggestions for other resources to include, contact Clara Lopez Ortiz at

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

Switching Places Foundation

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

Hispanic and Latinx

Latino Empowerment and Development

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

Facebook page

Latinos CAN Coalition

A statewide initiative that strives to eliminate the educational attainment gap for Latino students in Iowa

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


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

LGBTQ+ Support Groups

Meetings for community members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, +

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

Get Involved:

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

Fountain of Youth Program

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

220 W 7th St.
Dubuque, IA

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


J4BG Family Services

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

1420 Central Ave.
Dubuque, IA

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

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

Riverview Center

Offers 100% free and confidential services for survivors of sexual violence in Iowa, and for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Illinois. Services include 24-hour crisis hotlines, legal, medical and social service advocacy, long- and short-term counseling, trauma-informed therapy, transition and basic needs assistance, and more.

1789 Elm St.
Dubuque, IA
563-557-0310 | IA Hotline: 888-557-0310

Facebook: Riverview Center

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

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