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Ethnicity-Related Services

    Results: 21

  • Armenian Community (1)
    YH-1800.0550

    Armenian Community

    YH-1800.0550

    Individuals who are either citizens of Armenia or who identify themselves as part of the Armenian community. Armenia is a country in the Caucasus of eastern Europe. The official language is Armenian.
  • Asian Community (1)
    YH-0500

    Asian Community

    YH-0500

    Individuals whose nationality, ethnic background and cultural ancestry are those of one of the countries and peoples of the continent of Asia.
  • Buddhist Community (1)
    YR-1200

    Buddhist Community

    YR-1200

    Followers of the religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha which stress that suffering is inherent in life and that one can achieve nirvana (release from suffering) through mental and moral self-purification.
  • Comprehensive Immigration/Naturalization Services (1)
    FT-3600.1500

    Comprehensive Immigration/Naturalization Services

    FT-3600.1500

    Programs that provide a wide variety of legal and supportive services (which may include information, counseling, application completion and filing assistance and/or legal representation, when required) for immigrants, nonimmigrant visa applicants, asylum seekers and lawful permanent residents who are seeking naturalization. Issues may include procedures for obtaining student, visitor and employment-based visas; family immigration; asylee status; lawful permanent residence status; and/or citizenship.
  • Ethnic Advocacy Groups (3)
    TD-1600.3100-200

    Ethnic Advocacy Groups

    TD-1600.3100-200

    Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of one or more specific ethnic groups.
  • Ethnic Groups/National Origin (10)
    YH

    Ethnic Groups/National Origin

    YH

    Subgroups within the larger culture or social order that are distinguished from the majority and from each other by their national, religious, cultural, linguistic and sometimes racial backgrounds.
  • Ethnic Oriented Multipurpose Centers (9)
    TC-5500.1800

    Ethnic Oriented Multipurpose Centers

    TC-5500.1800

    Multipurpose centers that serve as focal points for specific ethnic groups within the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities that are structured to meet the social, educational, economic, recreational and other needs of participants in ways that are culturally appropriate.
  • Folk/Ethnic Art Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.0500-250

    Folk/Ethnic Art Instruction

    PL-7400.0500-250

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in creating art objects and craft items that are representative of art forms that were developed as a part of the history or culture of a particular region or people and often originally produced by common people rather than individuals who were recognized as professional artists.
  • Immigration Issues (1)
    YZ-3350

    Immigration Issues

    YZ-3350

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of immigration.
  • Islamic Mosques (1)
    PV-6500.3300

    Islamic Mosques

    PV-6500.3300

    Places where Muslims gather to attend religious services.
  • Jewish Community (2)
    YR-3500

    Jewish Community

    YR-3500

    Followers of the Jewish faith (Judaism), or people who identify themselves as Jewish either through descent or personal decision. Judaism reflects a belief in a single God who created the universe and continues to be involved in its governance. According to traditional Jewish belief, God established a covenant with the Jewish people, and revealed his laws and commandments to them in the form of the Torah. The practice of Judaism is devoted to the study and observance of the laws and commandments, as written in the Torah.
  • Minority Business Development (1)
    TB-0900.8000-500

    Minority Business Development

    TB-0900.8000-500

    Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management or financial support to encourage the establishment and growth of businesses that are owned and operated by individuals or groups who are representative of an ethnic minority, women or another minority population.
  • Mixed Heritage (5)
    YH-5500

    Mixed Heritage

    YH-5500

    Individuals who can trace their ethnic background and ancestry to two or more distinct cultural or racial groups, and/or identify themselves as a member of two or more groups.
  • Muslim Community (2)
    YR-5000

    Muslim Community

    YR-5000

    Followers of Islam, the religious faith and cultural system that is based on the belief in Allah as the sole deity, in Muhammad as the prophet of Allah and in the Koran as the revelation of Allah to Muhammad and the divinely authorized basis for the religious, social, civil, commercial and legal regulations of the Islamic world.
  • Native American Community (1)
    YH-6000.6000

    Native American Community

    YH-6000.6000

    Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
  • North American Community (1)
    YH-6000

    North American Community

    YH-6000

    Individuals whose nationality and cultural ancestry are those of the countries within North America.
  • Places of Worship (7)
    PV-6500

    Places of Worship

    PV-6500

    Churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship where people of different religious persuasions gather to practice their faith.
  • Refugees/Entrants/Asylees (3)
    YE-7000

    Refugees/Entrants/Asylees

    YE-7000

    Individuals who have fled their native country and have been given official permission by the government to settle permanently in another country. In the United States, refugee status is given to people who are outside their country of nationality and who are unwilling to return to that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution based on the individuals' race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. Entrant status allows the individual to remain in the U.S., but does not confer true "refugee" status. Asylees are refugees who apply for this status while already in the U.S. (on student or tourist visas, for example).
  • Religious Activities (3)
    PV-7000

    Religious Activities

    PV-7000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people to satisfy their inner needs and enhance their spiritual growth through organized group worship, or through other devotional activities under the auspices of a formal religious or denominational institution.
  • Sikh Community (1)
    YR-8050

    Sikh Community

    YR-8050

    Followers of the monotheistic religion founded in the Punjabi region of India by a Hindu under Islamic influence which is characterized by its worship of one deity, its rejection of caste and idolatry, its allegiance to sacred scriptures and its witness to a line of 10 personal gurus who served as personal exemplars and temporal as well as spiritual leaders in the Sikh community between 1500 and 1708.
  • Social Clubs/Events (1)
    PS-8000

    Social Clubs/Events

    PS-8000

    Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals of all ages to meet and socialize with their peers through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues and other companionable activities. Included are men's clubs; women's clubs; singles clubs; clubs for individuals who have a common ethnic background, religion or country of origin; and similar groups whose primary purpose in gathering is to pass the time in an enjoyable manner.