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About Us

Our Vision

All ethnic minority citizens of the State of South Carolina will be treated equitably and achieve economic prosperity through socio-cultural awareness, collaboration, policy change and research.

Our Mission

To be a catalyst that identifies and examines emerging issues and trends by providing constructive solutions and approaches to support the policy and socio-economic development of ethnic minority communities through:
  • Community engagement and awareness;
  • State recognition of Native Americans;
  • Collecting, diagnosing and analyzing collaborative data;
  • Acting as a liaison bridging the gap between communities, government agencies and other organizations and;
  • Influencing public policy and state services

Our Program Areas

The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs has programs in place designed to support the state’s ethnic minority groups and community needs. Visit the links provided below to learn more about these program areas.
African American Affairs Initiative
Community-Based Services
Hispanic/Latino Affairs Initiative
Human Trafficking and Immigrant Program Initiative
Native American Affairs Initiative
Research and Policy Initiative
Small and Minority Business Initiative