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The Institute for Ethnic Studies supports the events of the following student organizations:
APU (Afrikan Peoples Union)
APU is the Black student government on campus. APU promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate Black culture. APU students host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet, participate in the Black and Brown Bowling Tournament, and host other social events.
MASA (Mexican American Student Association)
MASA promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate all Latino cultures. MASA supports Fiesta on the Green and hosts the MASA Youth Latino Leadership Conference.
UNITE (University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange)
UNITE promotes the cultural, social, and academic events and services designed to celebrate the Native American community at UNL and in the city of Lincoln. Each year UNITE visits high schools to promote college to Native American youth and sponsors the UNL Powwow to celebrate the graduation of high school and college Native American students.
The Ethnic Studies Student Association