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Krewe International a.d.b. Cultural Diversity Association, Inc. was formally started by John Phommavongsai in 2017.  We are a charitable, tax-exempt, 501 nonprofit organization located in Tampa, Florida.  He is joined by our other board members in running our charitable nonprofit organization.  Get to know more about the great people behind our group by reading their respective profiles.

Here at Krewe International, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2017, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion for the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors, we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs.

Our Mission

 

"Broaden Your Awareness and Appreciation of Different Cultures"

At Krewe International, cultural diversity is at the forefront of what we’re working together promote in our community. Our group works tirelessly to promote the importance and richness of cultural diversity by providing educational, informational, and social activities.  Through these activities, our main goal is to increase public awareness of cultural diversity in the community through networking, fundraising, and volunteerism.

Our programs and activities are designed to be educational for our community members to embrace and appreciate diversity. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about cultural diversity to our community.

What Can You Do To Embrace Cultural Diversity?

Understand Your Own Culture

The number one thing that you can do is understand your own sociocultural context and how it can influence your interactions with people of different backgrounds, belief systems and values.

Your unique background can provide valuable insights into the potential needs of some members, but it might also hinder you in understanding the situations of other individuals.

Examine Your Interactions for Bais

Recognize that every person is unique, and even individuals from the same cultural group may have radically different world views. We all have personal biases that affect how we interact with individuals of certain groups. Examine your interactions for signs of implicit bias and find opportunities in which you can be more inclusive.

Apply to All Interactions

Communicate in a respectful manner in all of your interactions and refrain from making assumptions based on personal experience or cultural context.Carefully ask questions and actively listen to the responses.

Meet The Team

John Phomm

Founder & President

John Thomas

Vice President

Garry Smith

Treasurer

Alex Phomm

Secretary

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