Hands tied together in partnership with colorful string

The Center for World Music is honored to partner with cultural institutions throughout San Diego and beyond. These partnerships allow us to collaboratively integrate world music and dance into a variety of services and venues to enrich the lives of Southern California residents and visitors.

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Established in 2013, Asian Culture and Media Alliance (ACMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission in serving the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities is to advance the cause for cultural preservation, better equity, inclusion, and diversity through the power of media arts. Our objective is to uplift our voices and commonalities by promoting the cultural arts that build bridges between diverse communities while inspiring future generations of diverse creators through our youth vocational media programs. Visit https://www.acmasocal.org for details.

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The Worldview Project’s educational mission is to promote greater cross-cultural awareness, understanding, and engagement.

We accomplish our mission through the publication of The San Diego Participant Observer online magazine, the production of events such as the Harmony & Motion International Music and Dance Festival, and through collaborations with other organizations.

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Karen Organization of San Diego is committed to the educational and social enhancement of various ethnic minority groups from Burma who reside in San Diego.  To date, the United States has resettled more than 12,000 refugees from Burma including Karen, Karenni, Chin, Kachin, Shan, Mon, and Burmese.

KOSD received the National Association of Social Worker’s 2014 Award for Hero Organization of the Year in recognition of its community-building efforts.

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Mingei International Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding of art of the people (mingei) from all eras and cultures of the world. This art shares a direct simplicity and reflects joy in making, by hand, useful objects of timeless beauty that are satisfying to the human spirit.

The Museum collects, conserves, and exhibits these arts of daily life—by unknown craftspeople of ancient times, from traditional cultures of past and present, and by historical and contemporary designers.