Sunday, March 04, 2001

Groups working on race issues

        Among groups working on race issues in Greater Cincinnati and how to contact them:

        • Urban League of Greater Cincinnati: Promotes equal opportunities and entrepreneurship. The Cincinnati headquarters is used by community groups for classes on leadership, jobs assistance, computer skills and health issues. Call 281-9955.

        • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): Sponsors a Homeowners Assistance Program to help African-Americans purchase and/or repair their homes; education, housing discrimination prevention, political action and youth programs. Call 281-1900.

        • National Conference for Community and Justice: Programs include cultural awareness workshops and interracial dialogues to fight racism. Call 381-4660.

        • Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African-American Chamber of Commerce: Conducts business workshops and seminars on technology and government relations. Call 751-9900.

        • Mallory Center for Community Development: Conducts a food pantry and cultural enrichment and community policing programs. Call 591-2255.

        • Cincinnati Human Relations Commission: Sponsors diversity training and mediation services for racial and ethnic disputes. Call 352-3237.

        • African-American Families of West Chester and Liberty Townships: Offers student scholarships and relocation help for new black residents. Call 779-1324.


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