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Hmong Cultural Center

Hmong Cultural Center's mission is to promote the personal development of children, youth, and adults through Hmong cultural education while providing resources that enhance cross-cultural awareness and understanding between Hmong and non-Hmong persons.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 12/8/2011
379 University Avenue #204
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651-917-9937
Fax: 651-917-9978
EIN 41-1752391
Principal Staff Txongpao Lee, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 5.5
Number of Volunteers 20
Number of Clients Served 1,500
General Information
Board Chair Sean Lee
Number of Board Members 7
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 5.14
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In 2012, nearly 465 on-site visitors used the Hmong Resource Center library, 279 adult refugee and immigrant students enrolled in Citizenship and ESL classes, nearly 65 children and youth participated in our youth after school programs and nearly 60 youth and adults participated in Hmong marriage and funeral song classes at Hmong Cultural Center.
Current Goals
Hmong Culture Center had three primary goals for 2013, including 1) sustaining its current portfolio of programs, 2) expanding and diversifying organizational revenues, and 3) developing partnerships with organizations to fulfill our mission. Specific program goals, from January 1, 2014-December 31, 2014, the Center is able to provide Citizenship instruction to at least 75 refugee clients with medical waivers (at least 50 enrolled students per year) and to 150 Immigrants and Refugees in total; along with ancillary services to at least 100 refugees with medical waivers (at least 50 clients per year) including assistance filling out the medical waiver and naturalization forms and translation services at the USCIS office in Bloomington, MN; at least 50 Adult immigrant and refugee students in the ESL program; at least 25 students in the Qeej Musical Instrument program; at least 20 students in the Dance program and at least 500 visitors in the Hmong Resource Center Library.
Community or Constituency Served
Hmong and non-Hmong members of our community
Geographic Area Served
State of MN
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $293,512 94.8%
Management: $11,179 3.6%
Fundraising: $4,826 1.6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $54,072 $78,574 $92,155
Beginning of Year $78,574 $92,155 $140,579
Difference ($24,502) ($13,581) ($48,424)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $54,072
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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