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National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

Type of Organization: Non-governmental - Non-Profit

Home Country: United States United States  icon

Overview

NAME is the fastest growing professional organization in the United States that has as its sole objective the advocacy of multicultural education as the foundation philosophy of the nation’s educational system from pre-school through higher education.
The National Association for Multicultural Education is committed to a philosophy of inclusion that embraces the basic tenets of cultural pluralism. NAME celebrates cultural and ethnic diversity as a national strength that enriches a society and rejects the view that diversity threatens the fabric of a society.
NAME believes that multicultural education promotes equity for all regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, or exceptionality. Thus, fair and full participation in a society’s institutions is paramount as both means and end in NAME’s philosophy.
NAME believes that multicultural education enables the individual to believe in one’s own intrinsic worth and culture, to transcend monoculturalism and, ultimately, to become multicultural. This developmental process is at the center of the individual’s noble quest to define one’s relationship and responsibility to our global society.


Contact Information

Name: National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
Type: Non-governmental - Non-Profit
Website:
http://www.nameorg.org/index.html

Address:
NAME National Office 5272 River RD
Suite 430
Bethesda, MD, 20816
United States

Voice Phone: 1-301-951-0022

Fax: 301-951-0023 1-301-951-0023

Contact person: Joyce E. Harris, Executive Director
Contact email:

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