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The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs was created in 1993 by the General Assembly to provide the citizens of the State with a single point of contact for information regarding the State’s minority population.
Per South Carolina State Law, Chapter 31 SECTION 1-31-40, "the Commission shall provide the minority community consisting of African Americans, Native American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians, and others with a single point of contact for statistical and technical assistance in the areas of research and planning for a greater economic future;" and "seek federal and other funding on behalf of the State of South Carolina for the express purpose of implementing various programs and services for African Americans, Native American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians, and other minority groups;"
We are currently looking for statewide volunteers to help establish the Commission's first Asian American and Pacific Islander Ad Hoc Committee. Interested in joining? If so, please read the Ad Hoc Committee information sheet for frequently asked questions and to register.
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Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community. For more information on the census and to fill out your census form, please visit the links below.