Intergroup Relations & Human Rights Links
About.com's Guide to Race Relations http://racerelations.about.com
Hundreds of links, categorized into topics such as Racial Profiling, Civil Rights, Gay/Lesbian, Hate Crimes, Interracial Issues, White Privilege and much, much more.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Racial Equality Page www.aclu.org...
The American Civil Liberties Union is the nation's foremost advocate of individual rights -- litigating, legislating, and educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individual freedom in the United States.
American Jewish Committee www.ajc.org
AJC is dedicated to safeguarding the welfare and security of Jews in the United States, in Israel, and throughout the world; strengthening the basic principle of pluralism as the best defense against anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry; and enhancing the quality of American Jewish life by helping to ensure Jewish continuity and facilitate deeper ties between American and Israeli Jews.
American Truths www.americantruths.com
This site includes ordering information for the organization?s dramatic audio and print programs that document the rights, wrongs, and effects of the interactions between indigenous and immigrant cultures in the Western Hemisphere.
Anti-Defamation League www.adl.org
Fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry in the U.S. and abroad, ADL probes the roots of hatred against Jews and serves as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement agencies and the public at large. The ADL website is a great resource for information on organized bigotry.
A online network that provides a wealth of well-organized info and resources on race and social justice issues (including action alerts).
Applied Research Center www.arc.org
The Applied Research Center is a public policy, educational and research institute whose work emphasizes issues of race and social change. ARC publishes ColorLines, the magazine of 'Race, Culture, Action,' jointly with the Center for Third World Organizing.
Artists Against Racism www.artistsagainstracism.org
Artists Against Racism combats racial and religious prejudice which youth often learn from their friends, society, peer pressure, parents, racist record labels, and racist websites.
Caucasians United for Reparations & Emancipation www.ReparationsTheCure.org
Recognizing that restitution or reparations is the recommended solution under international human rights law, CURE works with the National Commission for Reparations (a majority African-American organization) in its education and advocacy work.
Center for New Community www.newcomm.org
Educates, trains, and organizes civic, religious and community organizations to counter organized hate group activity in the Midwest region.
Center for the Study of White American Culture www.euroamerican.org
The Center for the Study of White American Culture supports cultural exploration and self-discovery among white Americans. It encourages a dialogue among all racial and cultural groups concerning the role of white American culture in the larger American society.
Community Cousins www.cuzz.org
Community Cousins was founded in Encinitas, California, in the aftermath of the riots that erupted in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict. The goal of the program is to offer an easy, comfortable opportunity for people of all races to get to know and care about each other. Community Cousins matches families of different races, which initially meet at an all-Cousins gathering, after which they are encouraged to interact in any way that fits into their lifestyles and schedules. The Community Cousins model can be easily duplicated in other communities.
El Centro de la Raza www.elcentrodelaraza.com
This highly-acclaimed organization seeks to raise the awareness level of the general public, politicians, business and civic leaders toward the needs of the Chicano/Latino community in the U.S. and to help the Chicano/Latino community in the Seattle/King County area empower itself.
Civilrights.org: The Online Social Justice Network www.civilrights.org
A project of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Civilrights.org is a coalition of 180 organizations working side by side in the fight for equality and justice. The site features the policy perspectives, strategies, research of the coalition, and a U.S. map of promising practices for improving intergroup relations.
Community Change, Inc. www.communitychangeinc.org
CCI is a Boston-based non-profit organization which serves as a Center for action and collaboration among individuals and multiracial grassroots groups in the fight to achieve racial justice and equity. CCI maintains a resource center which features an extensive Library on Racism. CCI's website lists the thousands of books, videos, audio tapes, and periodicals which are housed at the library. Books can be borrowed from the library and returned by mail.
DiversityInc.com is an on-line magazine that provides news, resources and? commentary on the role of diversity in strengthening the corporate bottom line. They provide "a wealth of information that will help you effectively implement diversity strategies at your company."
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation www.glaad.org
GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Gender and the Law www.udayton.edu/~gender
Examines the intersection of gender, sex and the law. Explores race, gender and class, which provide distinct issues for women of color and poor women.
Healing Our Nation www.healingournation.com
Healing Our Nation educates the public and institutions of our nation to overcome personal and institutional prejudice. They offer programs that help participants recognize prejudice and take personal and collective action to overcome it; train facilitators and organize groups to present their programs where they live, work, and pray; and develop unique community structures (HON Networks) to support action teams to overcome institutionalized discrimination.
IGC Internet www.igc.org
The nonprofit Institute for Global Communications (IGC) offers activists in the areas of peace, environmentalism, feminism, and anti-racism a place on the Internet to learn, meet, and organize. Click here to go directly to the AntiRacismNet.
Institute for the Study of Academic Racism www.ferris.edu/ISAR
Dr. Barry Mehler incorporated the Institute for the Study of Academic Racism (ISAR) in Lansing, Michigan in 1993. ISAR monitors academic racism and serves as a resource center for scholars, legislators, civil rights organizations, and journalists.
InterculturalRelations.com is a free online interdisciplinary resource designed for the interculturalists around the world who study, teach, train and/or research in cross-cultural psychology, cultural anthropology, intercultural communication, multicultural education, race/ethnic relations (sociology), multicultural literature, sociolinguistics, TESOL, international business and other related sub-disciplines.
The Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies www.jointcenter.org
The Joint Center is a national nonprofit institution that conducts research on public policy issues of special concern to black Americans and other minorities. Founded in 1970, the Joint Center provides independent analyses through research, publications, and outreach programs (including NABRE, which is listed separately).
Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project www.stanford.edu/group/King/
This site contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life. The folks at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project at Stanford University continuously update and improve this site. This site contains information on the MLK Papers Project at Stanford University, and also draws from the King Estate and King Center. Users need to register to view some documents, with audio and video files also available.
National MultiCultural Institute www.nmci.org
NMCI is a national training and development organization which strives to increase communication and respect among people of different racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and to provide a forum for discussion of the critical issues of multiculturalism facing our society. NMCI holds diversity conferences, conducts trainings, develops educational resource materials and initiates special projects of interest to the field. Organizations and communities which contact NMCI can request many types of diversity trainings, including interracial dialogue.
Oneworld.net is an internet community of over 1,000 organizations leading the way for human rights and sustainable development worldwide.
Project Change www.projectchange.org
Project Change seeks to empower communities to reduce racial prejudice and improve race relations, to serve as a national clearinghouse for anti-racism information resources and training, and to further the development of an infrastructure for social justice work. Project Change models and promotes much-needed common ground and multicultural partnerships in communities where it is active. Project Change helps run the Anti-Racism Net (listed above).
Race, Health Care and the Law http://academic.udayton.edu/health/index.htm
Explores the role of the law in improving the health status of People of Color and to assuring access to quality health care.
RaceMatters.org is a web portal intended to encourage and provide inspiration and tools for racial reconciliation. It has information about racial matters throughout America and the world, both historical and current. The site provides information about people and organizations whose efforts are helping to achieve racial reconciliation in South Florida and to serve as a resource for them. The website is part of a Race Matters Resource Center, which locally provides program material, counseling, intervention and advocacy on the subject of racial reconciliation.
Race Traitor www.postfun.com/racetraitor
The editors at Race Traitor believe that the white race is a historically constructed social formation, and that it consists of all those who partake of the privileges of white skin in this society. The key to solving the social problems of our age is to abolish the white race, which means no more and no less than abolishing the privileges of white skin. Race Traitor aims to serve as an intellectual center for those seeking to abolish the white race in this sense.
Race, Racism and the Law http://academic.udayton.edu/race/index.htm
Race, Racism and the Law considers race, racism and racial distinctions in the law. It examines the role of domestic and international law in promoting and/or alleviating racism. The site includes statutes, cases, excerpts of law review articles, annotated bibliographies and other documents related to race and racism.
Southern Catalyst Network www.southerncatalyst.org
SCN is a regional alliance devoted to combating prejudice and bigotry in the Deep South. SCN links activists and organizations working to promote democratic values and organizing against prejudice and hatred. Their website is designed as an information clearinghouse for activists and provides a wide range of material that can be used by progressive non-profits to strengthen their work for social justice. SCN offers free resources and materials such as a newsletter highlighting models of effective social justice organizing and an on-line newsletter highlighting diversity resources and news items.
Southern Empowerment Project www.southernempowerment.org
SEP is a multi-racial association of member-run, member-based organizations. SEP challenges racism and social injustice by recruiting and training community leaders to solve community problems in the South and Appalachia.
Southern Poverty Law Center www.splcenter.org
Combats hate, intolerance and discrimination through education and litigation. SPLC's programs include Teaching Tolerance (listed next) and the Intelligence Project, which incorporates Klanwatch and the Militia Task Force.
The mission of Tolerance.org is to create a national community committed to human rights. A web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, the site provides easy access to news, solutions, and exercises that teach and prompt self-examination. Along with fabulous sections on instances of intolerance (and what others are doing about it), practical, proven action steps to take, online space for discussing events and issues about tolerance and hate, and an online activity for examining your own level of tolerance, Tolerance.org provides a clickable map of U.S. human rights groups.
Western Justice Center www.westernjustice.org
The Western Justice Center seeks new ways to resolve conflicts and improve the quality of justice. Their website provides an online database to help people connect with organizations working to prevent violence, to resolve conflicts and to promote intergroup dialogue and cross-cultural collaboration. It is searchable by state and by a number of categories, including intergroup dialogue and mediation/conflict resolution.
A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute www.adl.org/ctboh/awod%5Finstitute.asp
Initiated by the Anti-Defamation League, A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE is an international institute with anti-bias and diversity education programs used by schools, universities, corporations and community and law enforcement agencies throughout the US and abroad. A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute programs provide practical, experiential, hands-on training with skills to challenge prejudice and discrimination, to foster intergroup understanding and to equip participants to live and work successfully and civilly in a diverse world.
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