6 - International - Community Organizations

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A-HOPE Foundation

Websitehttp://www.a-hope.org
Address3421 S. Cedarwood Circle
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional AddressP.O. Box 8486
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

A-HOPE Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2004. Our Mission is to provide deserving student athletes a seamless process of obtaining a student visa, transportation to the United States, making sure they are acclimated to their new environment and providing them with an opportunity to receive an outstanding education.

(Note: This organization can be contacted via an email form on their website.)

Year Established2005
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Asian American Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~aaa/
AddressIndiana Memorial Union, Indiana University Bloomington
900 E 7th St, Room 673
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Asian American Association seeks to bridge the gaps between Asian Americans and all peoples of IU.

Contactaaa [at] indiana.edu
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Bloomington Peace Action Coalition

Websitehttp://www.bpac.info/
AddressMonroe County Courthouse
intersection of Kirkwood avenue and Walnut street
Bloomington, In 47401
Description

The Bloomington Peace Action Coalition strives to educate the community about war, peace and U.S. foreign policy, demilitarization, and humanitarian issues. It strives to empower people to take action in response to this information and become advocates for legislative progress.

ContactTimothy Baer
bpacpeace [at] hotmail.com
(812) 988-1917
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Bloomington Worldwide Friendship, Inc.

Websitehttps://bwfbloomington.org/
AddressP.O. Box 5425
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

BWF promotes understanding and friendship between international students and residents of Monroe County. This all volunteer, non-profit organization matches international students studying at Indiana University with individuals and families in the community. Students do not live with assigned hosts, but hosts commit to meeting their students a minimum of three times during each semester of the academic school year. They help international students learn about their new community through shared activities like holiday meals, hikes in state parks, visits to Bloomington's farmers' market and IU sports and musical events. The cross-cultural experience creates many long term friendships.

ContactCharlottee Griffin
bloomingtonworldwidefriendship [at] gmail.com
812-339-8471
Year Established1963
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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EF Foundation for Foreign Study

Websitehttps://www.efexchangeyear.org/
AddressEF Center Boston
One Education St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
Description

EF Foundation for Foreign Study is a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging cultural awareness through international education and exchange. Today, EF Foundation reaches over oceans and across borders to teenagers around the world, providing semester and year-long high school placements in nine countries. With the support of host families, high schools, and EF Foundation representatives on five continents, we open the world fortoday's students and tomorrow's leaders.

Contactfoundation [at] ef.com
(800) 44-SHARE
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El Centro Comunal Latino (CCL)

Websitehttp://www.elcentrocomunal.com/
Address303 E Kirkwood Avenue, Room 200
Bloomington, IN 47408
Additional AddressEl Centro Comunal Latino
PO Box 3462
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

El Centro Comunal Latino (CCL) is a grassroots, community-based organization that seeks to provide an accessible and safe space for all Latinos, with a focus on Spanish-speaking people, to find information, access to resources and a place to hold community events. CCL also seeks to promote communication and understanding among service agencies and the Latino community in order to facilitate their integration and encourage active Latina/o participation in the greater Bloomington community (Monroe County).

Contactelcentrocomunal [at] gmail.com
(812) 355-7513
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Hong Kong Student Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~hongkong/
AddressInternational Center
116 S. Jordan
Bloomington, In 47405
Description

 

Faculty Advisor: Christopher Viers, 855-9086 Or call the International Center, 116 S. Jordan, 855-7133. The Hong Kong Students' Association at Indiana University Bloomington was established to serve the Hong Kong community and promote Hong Kong to the vast population around the IUB campus. Not only do we focus on helping the newcomers adapting to the American lifestyle, we also aim at helping every Hong Kong student to enrich their experience here at IU. Moreover, we desire to strengthen ties among our members and alumni, as well as to serve those who are interested in Hong Kong culture - we are here to provide a helping hand to the Hong Kong community and to share with people our unique heritage which we are absolutely proud of.

ContactGladys Sze Hueng Yuen
hongkong [at] indiana.edu
812-855-9086
Additional ContactInternational Center
hongkong [at] indiana.edu
855-7133
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Hungarian Cultural Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~hca/
Address116 S. Jordan
Bloomington, In 47405
Description

 

 

The Hungarian Cultural Association is a student-run organization at Indiana University. The HCA organizes programs and events for students of the Hungarian language and Hungarian Studies. Our group is comprised of both Americans and Hungarians alike, and our membership includes undergraduates, grad students, and community members.

ContactSara Takacs (President)
hca [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0377
Additional ContactCatherine Wells (Vice President)
Community Organizations Subjects

Indian Student Association

AddressInternational Center
111 S. Jordan
Bloomington, In 47405
Description

 

The Indian Student Association (ISA) at Indiana University in Bloomington, is a student-led organization, founded by Indians of Indiana University and led by an elected executive board consisting of sixteen chairpersons. The association strives to bring awareness to Indian culture to both the campus and Bloomington community through some of the university's biggest cultural programs, independently and in conjunction with other ethnic organizations, as well as sponsoring volunteer work in the Bloomington community.

ContactSerena Patel (Presdient)
isa [at] indiana.edu
Additional ContactInternational Center
Community Organizations Subjects

IUB Pakistani Students Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~psa/
AddressInternational Center
116 S. Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The aim of the Pakistani Students Association of IUB is to represent and support Pakistani culture and values among the Indiana University populace. The PSA also serves as an active platform from which to put forward the needs of Pakistani students.

ContactKaynaat Syed (Co-President)
psa.indiana [at] gmail.com
(812) 855-0377
Additional ContactNabeel Fiazuddin (Co-President)
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La Casa Latino Cultural Center

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~lacasa/
Address715 East Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

 

 

La Casa creates a link between the university and the Latino community by promoting academic excellence, personal growth, and cultural pride through a combination of support services and porgramming.

ContactLillian Casillas (Director)
lacasa [at] indiana.edu
812-855-0174
Year Established1973
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Living Earth Television, NFP

Websitehttp://letv.org
Address702 East Pepperridge Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Living Earth Television (LETV) is a nonprofit organization based in the USA that locates, licenses and adapts existing documentaries for international broadcast and education.  Our focus is on finding documentaries made by filmmakers who are from the communities and cultures they document, offering an insider’s perspective to viewers around the world.  We work with the original filmmakers to adapt their films for new audiences internationally, through culturally-sensitive translations that make the films accessible for the audiences.

ContactMartha Foster
marthaLETV [at] gmail.com
847-217-7988
Year Established2002
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Malaysian Student Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~msaiub/
AddressInternational Center
116 S. Jordan
Bloomington, IN
Description

Networking group for Malaysian students in Bloomington.

ContactMohd Fazhi (President)
msaiub [at] indiana.edu
812-855-7133
Additional Contactmsmfauzi [at] indiana.edu
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Muslim Student Union

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~msaweb/
AddressThe Islamic Center of Bloomington
1925 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional AddressInternational Center
116 S. Jordan
Bloomington, IN
Description

The Indiana University Muslim Student Union (MSU) was founded in 1997 to be the primary on-campus organization to service Muslims on the Indiana University Campus. The MSU seeks to please God in the best possible way, by following The Holy Qur'an that He sent down and following the teachings and examples of His Messenger Muhammad (PBUH)

Contactmsuweb [at] indiana.edu
219-263-8029
Additional Contact855-7133
Community Organizations Subjects