Diversity Initiatives

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Multicultural Organizations

African American

  • Black Women's Taskforce
    P.O. Box 5642 Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 473-3771
  • NAACP, Evansville Branch
    P.O. Box 555 Evansville, IN 47704
    (812) 473-2994

Health Resources

  • Matthew 25 AIDS Services
    The Meeting House - 100 Washington Avenue Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 437-5192 - www.matthew25clinic.org
    452 Old Corydon Road Henderson, KY 42420-4645
    (270) 826-0200 - www.matthew25clinic.org
    1600 Breckenridge Street Owensboro, KY 42303
    (270) 826-0200 - www.matthew25clinic.org
  • Mental Health America Vanderburgh County
    St. Anthony's Church Center of Family of Life
    713 North 2nd Avenue Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 426-2640 - www.mhavanderburgh.org
  • Vanderburgh County Minority Health Coalition
    906 South Main Avenue Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 423-5452 - www.imhc.org

Historically African American Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
    Zeta Zeta Omega Chapter
    P.O. Box 15651 Evansville, IN 47716
    www.aka1908.com
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
    Kappa Rho Lambda
    P.O. Box 15031 Evansville, IN 47715
    www.alpha-phi-alpha.com
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
    Evansville Alumnae
    P.O. Box 3402 Evansville, IN 47733
    www.deltasigmatheta.org
  • Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc.
    Evansville Alumni
    P.O. Box 3412 Evansville, IN 47733
    www.kappaalphapsi1911.com

LGBT

  • Tri-state Alliance for Gays & Lesbians
    P. O. Box 2901 Evansville, IN 47728
    (812) 480-0204 - www.tsagl.org

Latino

  • EDUCA (Educational and Cultural Advancement for Latinos)
    4111 Secretariat Drive Newburgh, IN 47630
    (812) 425-8022 - www.educaeducation.org
  • The Guadalupe Center
    511 East 4th Street, Suite 1 Huntingburg, IN 47542
    (812) 683-5212
  • H.O.L.A. Evansville
    123 Main Street Evansville, In 47708
    (812) 435-0942 - holaevansville.com
  • Juan Diego Center
    3635 Pollack Avenue Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 476-7704

Persons with Disabilities

Women

  • ANEW
    A Network of Evansville Women
    P.O. Box 3192 Evansville, IN 47731
  • YWCA
    118 Vine Street Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 422-1191 - www.ywcaevansville.org

Worship Centers

Buddhist

  • Chenrezig Study Group
    123 Northwest 4th Street, Suite 1 Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 425-2100 - www.chenrezig.org
  • Mindful Heart Buddha Sangha
    Bradford Park Office Complex 600 North Weinbach, Suite 960 Evansville, IN 47711
    mhbsangha.com
  • Palchen Study Group
    600 North Weinbach Avenue Evansville, IN 47711
    (904) 704-8829 - www.palchenstudygroup.org

Christian (Predominantly African-American)

  • Arena of Faith
    1100 North Elliott Street Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 266-0454 - arenaoffaithchurch.net
  • Alexander A.M.E. Church
    840 East Walnut Street Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 422-6880
  • Cleaves Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church
    650 Line Street Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 423-4600
  • Dove Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
    4420 Nurrenbern Road Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 423-5927
  • Evansville South Foursqaure Church, Solid Rock Church
    4300 East Morgan Avenue Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 401-7625
  • Light of the World Apostolic Church
    1118 East Virginia Street Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 421-9569
  • Memorial Baptist Church
    645 Canal Street Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 422-7676 - www.memorialbaptchurch.com
  • Nazarene Baptist Church
    867 East Walnut Street Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 424-7368 - www.nazarenembc.org
  • New Hope Baptist Church
    663 South Elliot Street Evansville, IN 47713-1781
    (812) 425-3498 - newhopeevansville.org
  • Holy Temple Church of God
    1700 Pollack Avenue Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 479-5707
  • St. James Baptist Church
    1808 North 4th Avenue Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 423-2346
  • St. John's Catholic Church
    617 Bellemeade Avenue Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 424-5933
  • Zion Missionary Baptist Church
    1800 South Governor Street Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 423-1963

Christian (Predominantly Asian American/Pacific Islander)

  • Korean Church of Evansville
    1066 Windsor Place Chandler, IN 47610-9645
    (812) 925-3909

Christian (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender friendly)

Christian (Predominantly Hispanic American/Latino)

EL SERVICIO SE OFRECE EN ESPANOL (Evansville, IN)

  • Iglesia Catolica Natividad
    Los domingos
    Misa a las 12:00p.m.
  • Iglesia Vida Abundancia
    Los domingos
    El elogio y el culto, predicando y las oranciones a las 3:00pm
    Los sóbados
    Oracion y evangelism a las 3:00p.m.
    Alabe y venere a las 7:00p.m.

EL SERVICIO SE OFRECE EN ESPANOL (Dale, IN)

  • Iglesia Santa José
    Los domingos
    Misa a las 10:30a.m.
    8 East Maple Street Dale, IN 47523
    (812) 937-2200 - www.stjosephdale.com

EL SERVICIO SE OFRECE EN ESPANOL (Huntingburg, IN)

  • Iglesia Santa María
    Los sábados
    Misa a las 7:00p.m.
    313 North Washington Street Huntingburg, IN 47542
    (812) 683-4903 - www.stmaryshuntingburg.com

EL SERVICIO SE OFRECE EN ESPANOL (Jasper, IN)

  • Iglesia San José
    Misa en la Capilla del Centro Parroquial
    Los domingos Misa a las 6:30p.m.
    1020 Kundek Street Jasper, IN 47546
    (812) 482-1805

Hindu

Jewish

  • Adat Aytz Chayim/Tree of Life Messianic Ministries
    2280 North Cullen Avenue Evansville, IN 47715
    evansvilletreeoflife.webs.com
  • Temple Adath B'nai Israel
    8440 Newburgh Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-1577 - www.templeabi.org
  • Temple Adath Israel
    429 Daviess Streets Owensboro, KY 43202
    (270) 683-9723

Muslim


Restaurants/Ethnic Food Stores

African American

  • Cookie's Cookin
    1010 South Kentucky Ave Evansville, IN 47714-2736
    (812) 422-4626
  • Ray Ray's Fish, Chicken and More
    1000 Washington Ave. Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 402-2101
  • R J's BBQ & Soul Food
    1013 S Weinbach Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 421-8020

Asian American/Pacific Islander (Asian)

  • Charlie's Mongolian Barbeque
    315 E Diamond Ave. Evansville, IN 47711-3711
    (812) 423-9897

Asian American/Pacific Islander (Chinese)

  • Canton Inn
    947 North Park Drive Evansville, IN 47710-3629
    (812) 428-6611 - www.cantoninnrestaurant.com
  • China Experience
    800 North Green River Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 428-3838
  • China Express
    1507 S Governor St Evansville, IN 47713-2165
    (812) 428-3838
  • China Garden
    501 N Main St Evansville, IN 47711-5441
    (812) 422-6699
  • China King
    590 E Diamond Ave Evansville, IN 47711-3716
    (812) 423-1896
  • Chinatown Buffet Inc.
    5435 Pearl Dr. Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 425-8146
  • Chopstick House Restaurant
    5412 E Indiana St Evansville, IN 47715-2848
    (812) 473-5551 - www.chopstickhouserestaurant.net
  • Crazy Buffet Chinese Restaurant
    701 N Burkhardt Rd Ste D Evansville, IN 47715-7299
    (812) 437-8833
  • Golden Buddha Chinese Restaurant Evansville
    3221 Taylor Ave Evansville, IN 47714-0752
    (812) 473-4855
  • Gracie's Chinese Cuisine
    12500 Hwy 41 N #8 Evansville, IN 47725
    (812) 868-8888
  • Happy Garden
    1927 Pollack Ave Evansville, IN 47714-4224
    (812) 479-8933
  • Janbo Restaurant
    4500 W Lloyd Expy Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 422-8289
  • Jimmy Jeng's Szechwan Chinese Restaurant
    669 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 479-7600 - www.jimmyjeng.com
  • Lucky Dragon Chinese Restaurant Inc
    4313 E Morgan Ave Ste H Evansville, IN 47715-2267
    (812) 479-5006
  • MA T 888 China Bistro
    5636 Vogel Rd Evansville, IN 47715-7824
    (812) 475-2888
  • Mandarin Garden Chinese Restaurant
    2013 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715-1909
    (812) 476-7088
  • Mayflower Super Buffet
    4008 North 1st Avenue Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 468-8888
  • New Mandarin Garden Inc.
    5800 Sandridge Dr. Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 473-8993
  • Shing-Lee Chinese Restaurant Inc.
    215 Main Street Evansville, IN 47708-1445
    (812) 464-2769
  • Super China Buffet
    127 N Burkhardt Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 476-8788
  • Taste of China
    4579 University Dr. Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 422-1260
  • Two Brothers Chinese Restaurant
    3806 N 1st Ave. Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 423-6188
  • Wok N Roll
    311 S Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 479-3118
  • Yen Ching Chinese Restaurant
    406 S Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715-7307
    (812) 474-0181 - www.yenchingrestaurant.com

Asian American/Pacific Islander (Japanese)

  • Fuji Yama
    915 N Park Dr Evansville, IN 47710-3629
    (812) 962-4440
  • Iwataya Japanese Restaurant
    8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J Evansville, IN 47725-6301
    (812) 868-0830
  • Kanpai Sushi Asian Bistro
    4593 Washington Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 471-7076
  • Nagasaki Inn
    5720 E Virginia St Evansville, IN 47715-2673
    (812) 473-1442 - www.thenagasakiinn.com
  • Tokyo Japan
    3000 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 401-1020
  • Zuki Japanese Grill and Sushi Lounge
    1448 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-9854

Korean

  • Jaya's Authentic Foods
    119 Southeast 4th Street Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 422-6667

Thai

  • Samone's Thai Weight Loss
    424 S Kentucky Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 437-9109
  • Thai Papaya Cuisine
    6240 E Virginia Street Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-8424

Vietnamese

  • Vietnamese Cuisine
    4602 Vogel Rd Evansville, IN 47715-2226
    (812) 402-6440

Ethnic Groceries

  • Aihua Oriental Market
    1624 North Green River Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 479-7168
  • B-Won International Market
    1016 South Weinbach Avenue, Suite E Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 477-3544
  • El Maizal Tortilleria, Inc.
    4501 Hitch Peters Road Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 423-6827 - www.elmaizal.com

Greek

Indian

  • Flavor of India
    4614 Vogel Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-4482
  • Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine
    900 Tutor Lane #101 Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 476-5000

Mediterranean

  • House of Como
    2700 S Kentucky Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 422-0572
  • Manna Mediterranean Grill
    2913 Lincoln Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 473-7005
  • Pita Pan
    1375 Washington Ave Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 476-1111 - www.pitapanevansville.com

Mexican

  • Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy
    1000 North Green River Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-1937
  • Acapulco II
    3339 North Green River Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 475-0566
  • El Charro Mexican Restaurant
    720 N Sonntag Ave Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 421-1986
  • El Rio Mexican Cuisine
    1919 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 471-1400
  • Hacienda
    711 N 1st Ave Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 423-6355 - www.haciendafiesta.com
    5440 Pearl Drive Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 422-2055 - www.haciendafiesta.com
    990 S Green River Road Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 474-1635 - www.haciendafiesta.com
  • La Cabana Restaurant
    821 S Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 477-3351
  • Los Bravos Mexican Restaurant
    834 Tutor Lane Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 474-9078 - www.losbravosmex.com
    3534 N 1st Ave Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 424-4101 - www.losbravosmex.com
    4630 W Lloyd Expy Evansville, IN 47712
    (812) 464-3163 - www.losbravosmex.com
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
    6401 E Lloyd Expy Ste 5 Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 491-6637 - www.moescaters.com
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
    922 N Burkhardt Rd Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 401-0800 - www.qdoba.com

African-American: Hair Care

  • Barnes House of Fame
    954 Washington Avenue Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 422-3572
  • Brown's Elite Hair Salon
    1320 Division St Evansville, IN 47711
    (812) 423-8171
  • Fila's Designs Cuts & Hair Salon
    1010 S Kentucky Ave Evansville, IN 47714-2736
    (812) 402-3452
  • Jerald's Greatest Stylists in The World
    1337 East Walnut St Evansville, IN 47714
    (812) 426-2616
  • Lynch's House of Coiffure Salon and Barber Shop
    555 S. Kentucky Avenue Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 425-8556
  • Visions-3
    104 SE 4th Avenue Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 471-0815

Local Media

African American

  • 1400 WEOA AM The Pump
    915 Main Street, Suite 001 Evansville, IN 47708
    (812) 424-8864
  • Our Times Newspaper
    605 South Evans Avenue Evansville, IN 47713-2332
    (812) 425-0066

Attractions

African American

American Indian/Alaskan

  • Angel Mounds State Historic Site
    8215 Pollack Ave Evansville, IN 47715
    (812) 853-3956 - www.angelmounds.org