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Organizations to Tap Into

Your health care organization can tap into a number of government and professional organizations, as well as nonprofit cultural, social, human service, educational, artistic, religious, and community organizations, for information and assistance. Minneosta has numerous organizations that engage in ethnic/nationality services and activities in the state.

Organizations may want to identify:

  • Community-based organizations with which to build collaborative partnerships
  • Organizations offering education and job skill training services as a potential source of candidates in support of a diverse workforce
  • Ethnic media outlets to advertise organization services, health-related events, or employment opportunities

Minnesota Organizations. This page lists Minnesota organizations that offer information to help health care facilities develop and refine their cultural competence programs.

  • Cultural competence. Minnesota organizations and government agencies that offer additional information and services on cultural competence and related topics.
  • Multicultural needs. Links to organizations engaged in local and national initiatives that offer information and services in support of topics related to cultural competence (health literacy, refugee health, translated patient materials).

Professional Medical Organizations for Diverse Populations. These professional medical organizations offer continuing education, job advancement information, professional development and networking opportunities, and policy and research information for individuals from diverse populations who are in medical professions. Health care organizations may consider visiting these sites to learn more about current issues and advancements, post job opportunities, and encourage staff to become members.