Mission: Celebrating and Preserving the Heritage of India in the Heart of America. SILC strives to develop well-informed individuals in a non-religious setting. It plays a pivotal role in bridging the cultural gap and enhancing mutual understanding between cultures which are vital for strengthening ties between nations.
Results: 33+ years within the Twin Cities landscape, SILC is unique since it is run 100% by volunteers. Thousands of students have passed through its portals since inception. Our former students have gone through their paces to learn and understand/appreciate the diversity of Asian Indian culture.
Target demographics: Families with children of Asian Indian origin
Direct beneficiaries per year: Approximately 600 to 750
Geographic areas served: Twin Cities, MN and its neighboring suburbs
Programs: Established programs ranging from pre-school to advanced languages, social studies and culture classes including electives for students of all ages.