Multicultural Resources in Battle Creek
Battle Creek is a diverse community. With a wealth of organizations dedicated to promoting diversity and understanding, Battle Creek welcomes you.
The Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion (3Ci)
is a coalition of churches, mental health professionals, educators, social service agencies and other community members in an effort to create a welcoming, inclusive and affirming community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and their families.
The Battle Creek Language and Culture Center
is dedicated to serving the language and culture needs of those in the community and around the world, offering quality, innovative language training programs on all different levels.
The National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism (NRCHR)
focuses on creating a society that embraces the reality of the oneness of humankind, and the eradication of racism and its many forms that dehumanize or cause strife.
The Urban League of Battle Creek
has built a bridge between races and has sought to emphasize the greater reliance on the unique resources and strengths of the African-American community to find solutions to its own problems.
Sojourner Truth, nationally known as a charismatic speaker for abolition and women's rights, visited Battle Creek in 1856 and decided to move here a year later. For the next 27 years, she made Battle Creek her home and continued to travel the country, advocating for human rights for black and white alike.