Who We Are


The Ethnic Heritage Council’s mission is sharing and preserving ethnic heritage to advance mutual understanding.


  • Advance communication and understanding among ethnic communities
  • Encourage and facilitate documentation of local ethnic histories and cultural heritage activities
  • Maintain a clearinghouse of information concerning ethnic groups and their activities
  • Sponsor and promote educational, cultural, and other exchanges among ethnic organizations and groups and the general public
  • Provide assistance and support for ethnic non-profit organizations especially those groups seeking to establish themselves in the community, obtain grants and acquire tax-exempt status
  • Organize ethnic and cultural events for the general public