Community Partners

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to establishing meaningful relationships with external stakeholders in the Louisville community.  One of the underlying goals of these relationships is to fulfill a foundational objective of institutions of higher learning, which is to create a borderless existence between the university and the local community.  Using this goal as a guide, the Office of Multicultural Affairs has four partnerships with organizations whose missions specifically focused on serving the educational needs of middle school and high school students.  Throughout the academic year, educational programs such as college visits, reading activities and speaking engagements are arranged by the Office of Multicultural Affairs with the respective community organization.  If you need additional information about this initiative, contact Dr. Hannah Clayborne, 502.272.8070, hclayborne@bellarmine.edu.

Adelante Hispanic Achievers

Adelante Hispanic Achievers is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging Hispanic youth to set high personal, educational, and career goals.  The organization also provides Hispanic youth and their families with opportunities for civic involvement and invites them to serve as cultural ambassadors to promote greater awareness, tolerance, and understanding of Hispanic people.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana's mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships between children and adults with measurable impact.  Our vision is successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them, contributing to better schools, stronger communities, and brighter futures.

Nativity Academy at Saint Boniface

Nativity Academy at Saint Boniface-An independent Catholic middle school that transforms the lives of students who have a commitment to achievement and whose families demonstrate financial need.

The primary objective of the Multicultural Advisory Board is to provide administrative oversight to the diversity and inclusion initiatives offered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Board members also serve as the liaison on diversity and inclusions initiatives in their respective academic or administrative departments. Ultimately, the Multicultural Advisory Board strives to acknowledge and celebrate − through the development and implementation of programs and policies − the diverse experiences within the Bellarmine community.

Catholic Enrichment Center

The Catholic Enrichment Center (CEC) is an extension of the Archdiocese of Louisville's Office of Multicultural Ministry.  It was established to provide holistic cultural enrichment, formation and academic development.  The CEC is a community gathering place where people are able to find the answers to many of their questions concerning enhancing one's life from a holistic perspective.

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