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Participating Members

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture

The Balzekas Museum was founded in Chicago in 1966 to preserve and perpetuate Lithuanian culture in America. The Museum celebrates the notable achievements of Lithuanian Americans, the Lithuanian nation, and Lithuanian communities worldwide.


Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

The mission of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago (CAMOC) is to promote the culture and history––through exhibitions, education, and research––of Chinese-Americans in the Midwest.


DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

The DANK Haus’s mission is to preserve and promote German culture, heritage, and language through activities including, but not limited to, maintaining a center consisting of a museum, art gallery, library, and language school, and organizing educational and social programming focusing on and emphasizing the history, traditions, and contributions of Germans and German Americans.


Dominican American Midwest Association

DAMA strives to create awareness in the Dominican-American community that rights and duties permeate all social, cultural, economic, and political activities. Once it outlined its mission, DAMA set up as goal the empowerment of Dominican-Americans and Dominicans.





Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

The Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago (ECAC) is a not-for-profit, non-political, tax-exempt organization committed to serving the educational, cultural, psychological, and socio-economic needs of Ethiopians in Chicago land and the surrounding areas.




Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago

The Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago engages people of all ages to experience Japanese American history and culture and to improve their well-being through innovative, high quality programs and services tailored to the multicultural community.




Swedish American Museum

Through its arts and educational programs and its permanent collection, the Swedish American Museum interprets the immigrant experience for children and adults and promotes an appreciation of contemporary Swedish-American culture.




Ukrainian National Museum

The primary mission of the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago is to collect, preserve, develop, catalog and exhibit, as a resource for research, information and enjoyment, the documents artifacts, and records of the Ukrainian Immigration in America in general and Chicago in particular.