University of Evansville

Diversity Initiatives

The Office of Diversity Initiatives was created in the summer of 2006 with support from the University of Evansville African American Alumni Association, the University of Evansville Board of Trustees, and community supporters.

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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