Multicultural Support


Visit Cincy boasts a host of high-performing partnerships with multicultural organizations that address topics from strengthening minority businesses to empowering families to meet community service needs to enhancing opportunities for social/professional networking. Provided below is a list of these organizations, some of which are among the largest or oldest affiliates within their national networks.

free masonsPrince Hall Fremasons
Cincinnati Lodge (Chapter) formed in 1848 as first in Ohio

elks logo(1)Cincinnati Elks Lodge
Serving the community for 133 years, Cincinnati Lodge is third oldest in the U.S.

Cincinnati Chapter founded in 1915, just six years after National organization set up

Greater_Cincinnati_Urban_LeagueGreater Cincinnati Urban League
Selected as a pilot site for Economic Empowerment Center concept to help grow strong minority-owned businesses

LinksThe Links, Inc
Cincinnati Chapter founded in 1950, four years after national office was established

The city also takes pride in its tradition of practicing African-American churches, some of which trace their history back to the 1800s.

Allen_Temple_ChurchAllen Temple
Cincinnati's oldest black congregation, first organized in 1824

Union_Baptist_ChurchUnion Baptist Church
Cincinnati's oldest black Baptist church

Southern_Baptist_ChurchSouthern Baptist Church
Established in 1917 by newly arrived residents from the South