Specific to culture, race, language, gender, age and other identities.
Affinity Groups and Allies Foster Change
Affinity groups are people who unite around a shared identity.
Allies back the leadership of an affinity group.
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Asian American Pacific Islanders
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Recovery Project
Massachusetts Office for Refugees & Immigrants
MA Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)
Legal Service Providers for Immigrants
MIRA (617) 350-5480
Immigration Legal Service Providers for TPS (Temporary Protected Status)
Somali Development Center (SDC)
Resettlement information and support for Somalis and other African groups. Jamaica Plain, MA, Phone: (617) 522-0700
Multicultural Community Service of Pioneer Valley Offers speciality programs for people with disabilities from diverse cultural backgrounds:
Translation and Interpretation, Resettlement Initiative, Asian Initiative
New England Index at disabilityinfo.org
Literacy & English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Resources
MA Network of Information Providers (MNIP) for People with Disabilities MNIP Agencies That Serve Multicultural Communities List of agencies that serve Asian, Haitian, Jewish, Latino, Portuguese, Russian and/or multicultural communities.
Special Education Interpreter Services including “A Parent’s Guide to Special Education” available in several formats and three languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese.
The Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Center (formerly the Somali Women and Children’s Association) A community-based, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting educational and socio-economic development in Massachusetts refugee and immigrant communities. Offices and programs in Boston, Worcester and Lynn.