The Philadelphia region is home to hundreds of non-profit organizations, civic and professional associations, and public agencies dedicated to connecting the region to the rest of the world and enhancing its international reputation.  

Whether it's an international development agency working on behalf of women's rights in Afghanistan or teaching sustainable agricultural techniques in Africa, an association of citizens organized in support of the goals of the United Nations, a chapter of the International Visitors Council dedicated to citizen diplomacy, or a chamber of commerce focused on promoting business ties with South America, you can find it here.  


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 (GPA member organizations appear at the beginning of the list, followed by non-member organizations in alphabetical order.)

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The Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs (MCACIA) addresses the needs of black immigrant communities in Philadelphia. The commission is chaired by former Councilperson Jannie Blackwell.
 Modero & Company is a community dance group aimed at preserving and raising awareness about Indonesian culture in Philadelphia. 
The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP-Philadelphia) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.
The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire.
Founded in 1965, Neumann is a private, Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, which emphasizes: respect for individuals concern for the environment social responsibility The University offers undergraduate degrees in a broad variety of subjects, three doctoral programs, six master's degree programs, and an accelerated bachelor's degree program for adults.
About Our mission is to connect job seekers, employers, educators, and service providers to enable neurodivergent individuals to gain meaningful employment. What We Are The Neurodiversity Employment Network is: A free network anyone can be a part of.
Established in 1638, New Sweden Colony--the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley--brought innovation and friendly trade relations to the New World. Founded primarily by settlers from Sweden and Finland, the multicultural nature of the colony expanded in 1639 when Antoni Swart (Black Antony) arrived.
NGWA National Association USA is a charitable organizatoin founded in 1986 with its mission focused on human and cultural advancements within the context of cultural sustainability. NNAUSA has impacted many lived in Nigeria and in the Diaspora  and has committed about $600,000 to numerous projects through direct engagements and/or partnerships with institutions in the US and Nigeria. 
Norris Square Neighborhood Project is a community-driven, bilingual learning center in North Philadelphia that offers innovative youth and community programming including after school programs for youth K-8th grades, arts and media programs for youth 14-19, urban gardening and a year round CSA for community residents of all ages.
Madrugadores is a Breakfast Rotary Club encompassing every race, religion, social and political background from throughout the Northern and Southern hemispheres and the Caribbean Islands. We come together to enjoy friendship, fellowship and to plan service and activities for our community, especially the young people who struggle daily with serious distractions from their health, educational and cultural pursuits.
The Northeast Philadelphia Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization with the goal of bringing together American and Asian communities in Philadelphia.
ONE BRIGHT RAY COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (OBRCHS) IS A PROJECT OF ONE BRIGHT RAY, INC. (OBR) We are a diploma granting accelerated high school program with a rich history and strong track record of success. We serve students from the city of Philadelphia who are over aged and under credited. Our students must be between 16 and 21 years of age and at least 1 ½ years behind in credits.
Oxfam is a global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice. We offer lifesaving support in times of crisis and advocate for economic justice, gender equality, and climate action. We demand equal rights and equal treatment so that everyone can thrive, not just survive. The future is equal.
Peace Day Philly is a volunteer initiative that promotes local participation in the United Nations International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”), a worldwide day of ceasefire and non-violence observed annually on September 21. The Peace Day Philly initiative welcomes organizations, neighborhoods, community groups, schools, law enforcement, civic leaders and individuals to participate in this global day by creating and participating in peace and non-violence activities on and around September 21 in the Philadelphia region.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Arab Student Society’s (PASS) goal is to provide our university with an organization geared towards exploring Arab heritage and culture.
The Penn Cultural Heritage Center (Penn CHC) is a research, outreach, and educational center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.