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Multicultural Curriculum Resources

Multicultural Review An excellent page full of primary and secondary multicultural resources.
LGBT Resources in Higher Education The homepage for the National Consortium of the Directors of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Higher Education.
Teaching Tolerance Teaching Tolerance supports the efforts of K-12 teachers and other educators to promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity.
Association of American Colleges and Universities AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality and public standing of undergraduate liberal education.
New York Library Ethnic Services Roundtable NY Library Ethnic Services Roundtable is a forum for the exchange of information (homepage).
National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) NAME is an organization that brings together individuals and groups with an interest in multicultural education from all levels of education, different academic disciplines and from diverse educational institutions and occupations.
Minority Groups in Science and Technology These web sites provide biographical information on men and women of diverse ethnic backgrounds who have made significant contributions in the fields of science and technology.

 

General Ethnic Studies Resources

Diversity Web Possibly the most comprehensive compendium of campus practices and resources about diversity in higher education designed to serve campus practitioners seeking to place diversity at the center of the academy's educational and societal mission.
Ethnic News Watch ENW is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Affirmative Action and Diversity Project The Affirmative Action & Diversity Project is an academic resource providing scholars, students, and the interested public with on-site articles and theoretical analyses, policy documents, current legislative updates, and an annotated bibliography of research and teaching material.
Student Diversity and Inclusion @ Texas State University SDI serves low-income, first generation and handicap students working to complete college. Services offered under these programs are made available to currently enrolled minority students meeting the participant criteria. Aside from direct benefit, minority students benefit from funded programs indirectly as a result of work study employment, peer counseling and tutoring opportunities
United States Census Bureau Minority Links The official Census Bureau's quick and easy links to the latest data on racial and ethnic populations in the United States.
Minority Groups in World War II Statistical information available to the US Army Center of Military History to answer questions about the participation of various minority groups in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War.
Tolerance.org Tolerance.org is the principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity.
Greenlining Greenlining empowers communities of color and other disadvantaged groups through multiethnic economic and leadership development, civil rights and anti-redlining activities.
SR Education Group With many minority groups seriously underrepresented in the workforce, it's natural to be concerned about your job prospects as a diversity candidate. Luckily, we've compiled a list of job search and career resources to make finding a job quick and convenient.



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Women's Studies Resources
Feminist Majority Foundation Online A cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. The organization believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered
Feminist Campus Feminist Campus works with students on college campuses to affect change at the grassroots, national, and global levels.
Living the Legacy The Women's Rights Movement: 1848 - 1998,as sponsored by the National Women's History Project - and endorsed by National and State Organizations .
Conversations with History: Women's Rights This site contains transcripts, video interviews and bibliographies of men and women talking about their lives, their views and their work.
National Organization for Women NOW is devoted to furthering women's rights through education, it is the largest women's rights organization in the U.S.
National Women's History Project A frequently updated site, recognizing and celebrating women's accomplishments.
The International Women's Rights Action Watch Promotes recognition of women’s human rights under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (the CEDAW Convention), a basic international human rights treaty.
American Association of University Women AAUW is a national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls.
Gifts of Speech An on-going project from Sweet Briar College, containing a searchable and browseable collection of contemporary women's speeches from around the world.
U.S. Women Connect Network of women's organizations and NGOs developed after the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, its mission is to connect American women and girls "working for rights and empowerment, and to link them with other activists and advocated around the globe."
WWWomen.com A searchable directory containing links to an extensive list of sites addressing subjects relevant to women, such as civil liberties, child rearing , business, diversity, education, health and advocacy.
Story Circle Network The Story Circle Network is a national not-for-profit membership organization made up of women who want to explore their lives and their souls by exploring their personal stories.
Laws

Here at Laws.com we are extremely dedicated to stop crime and award heroes. Laws.com is a firm believer in providing the public with a free flow of information, especially, in the area of crime prevention.  

Feminism Resources There are an incredible amount of organizations and resources dedicated women and women's issues. From helping women business owners to protecting women who have been victims of assault, there are many places women can go to get educated.



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African-American Studies Resources
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Founded in New York in 1909 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, the NAACP has been leading the effort for social justice for nearly 100 years.
National Black Theatre Festival The National Black Theatre Festival is an international outreach program of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company, celebrating 26 years of excellence in professional black theatre.
United Negro College Fund Established to enhance the quality of education by providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities.
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Lists news, publications, a history of the association, and its activities.
Southern Poverty Law Center Internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups.
Africana.com Covers the geography, history, culture and community of Africa and people of African descent (including news, arts, multimedia, music, chat, email, etc).
African-American Registry Presents individual accounts that have shaped American society through the arts, business, education, entertainment, literature, military, politics, religion, sports and more.
Black America Web Offers an African-American perspective on news, travel, entertainment, business, technology, sports and more. Home of the Tom Joyner radio show and the Tom Joyner Foundation.
African American World From PBS: From Sojourner Truth to Jacob Lawrence, discover the courage and talent that shaped the African American experience.
African Americans in the Sciences  



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Native American Studies Resources
Native Web (Indigenous Tribes of USA) NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to using telecommunications including computer technology and the Internet to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world; to foster communication between native and non-native peoples; to conduct research involving indigenous peoples' usage of technology and the Internet; and to provide resources, mentoring, and services to facilitate indigenous peoples' use of this technology.
Indianz.com Indianz.com presents news, advice, education links, tribal law information and more.
Bill's Aboriginal Links: Canada and the United States Bill has collected a comprehensive page of links for Native Americans and First Nations of Canada.
Native American Online Dedicated to servicing all Native American tribes and First Nation communities.
Native American Resources at the Smithsonian Describes Smithsonian museums and offices and the facets of their collections, research, programs, opportunities, and services that relate to Native Americans.
Texas Indians Features articles on tribes, teacher resources, and a feature on horses and the Plains Indians.
U.S. Indian Tribes Comprehensive list of tribes categorized by state.
Native Spirit Productions A troupe specializing in hoop dancing and Native American dance and music.
African-Native Americans: We Are Still Here Based on an exhibit, curated by Ms. Eve Winddancer and with photos by Mr. Louis B. Myers.



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Latino/a American Studies Resources
National Resource Centers for Latin American Studies & Related Services The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee develops, supports and promotes teaching, research and outreach about Latin America and the Caribbean.
League of United Latin American Citizens Advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic Population in the United States.
Latino USA The radio journal of Latino news and culture.
Institute for Latino Studies @ Notre Dame The Institute is committed to advancing research, expanding knowledge and strengthening community - true to the tradition and distinctively Catholic values of Notre Dame.
Media Resources Center: Moffitt Library @ UC Berkeley: Chicano/Latino Studies A comprehensive list of videotapes documenting the Chicano/Latino experience.
Chicano Website Pathfinder A very long list of websites (in alphabetical order) of interest to Latinos.
Latino Promotions This organization seeks to serve as an alternative educational resource for those interested in learning about Latinos in the United States. Their various programs and resources provide information about Latino history, politics, and culture, as well as several issues such as immigration, affirmative action, ethnic identity, multiculturalism, and how these fields relate to the diverse Latino groups in the United States.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is proud to be the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education and is committed to providing opportunities for students
Asian American Studies Resources
Asian American Net The mission of Asian American Net is to promote and strengthen cultural, educational, and commercial ties between Asia and North America
Asian American Writer's Workshop The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans.
Asian American Film Information on Asian American films and filmmakers

Asian American Studies @ UCLA

"The Center will hopefully enrich the experience of the entire university by contributing to an understanding of the long neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present position of Asian Americans in our society."--mission statement

Best of the Web - Asia It's a helpful resource for researching Asia on the Internet.



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Religious Pluralism Resources

The Pluralism Project

 Through an expanding network of affiliates, the Pluralism Project documents the contours of our multi-religious society, explore new forms of interfaith engagement, and study the impact of religious diversity in civic life.

Interreligious Dialogue

The Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ is a forum for academic, social, and timely issues affecting religious communities around the world. It is designed to increase the quality and frequency of interchanges between religious groups and their leaders. The Journal seeks to build an inter-religious community of scholars, in which people of different traditions learn from one another and work together for the common good.

The Elijah Interfaith Institute

The Elijah Interfaith Institute is a multinational organization dedicated to fostering peace between the world's diverse faith communities through interfaith dialogue, education, research and dissemination.

Council for a Parliament of the World Religions

The Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.

Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism

The Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism addresses issues in the public square by engaging religiously diverse perspectives in an effort to bridge boundaries of difference in “Issue-Specific Projects.”



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European American Resources

The European Collaborative Challenging Whiteness

 The European-American Collaborative Challenging Whiteness (ECCW) engages in research and learning about White Supremacist Conscniousness and White Identity.

White Population 2000 from the US Census

The 2000 Census information for the White population.

Peggy McIntosh's "Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"

This article is now considered a ‘classic’ by anti-racist educators. It has been used in workshops and classes throughout the United States and Canada for many years. While people of color have described for years how whites benefit from unearned privileges, this is one of the first articles written by a white person on the topics.

Tim Wise

Tim Wise is among the most respected anti-racist writers and educators in the U.S., having spoken in 48 states and on over 400 college campuses.

German-American Heritage Foundation of the United States

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA® serves as the only national membership organization through which Americans, proud of their German heritage and language, work together on vital issues of common concern. With almost 18,000 members throughout the United States, we continuously strive to add programs and services which nationally highlight the contributions and achievements of our ethnic group.



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Arab American Resources

The Arab American Institute

The Arab American Institute (AAI) represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans throughout the United States and strives to promote Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system.

The Arab American Association

The Arab American Association is a Non-political, Non-religious, Non-profit Organization established to serve and present the Arab American Community, our mission is to document, preserve, celebrate, and educate the public on the history, life, culture and contributions of Arab Americans.

Arab American Museum

The Arab American National Museum is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture.

Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American Center

MEMEAC's mission is to promote the study of the Middle East and Middle Eastern Americans.

National Network for Arab American Communities

The National Network for Arab American Communities’ goals are to empower and strengthen community-based Arab American organizations throughout the nation, and leverage our strengths with a unified national voice to address issues that affect Arab Americans. .



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GLBT Resources

GLBTQ

Glbtq.com is the largest Web site devoted to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (glbtq) education and culture and houses the largest, most comprehensive encyclopedia of glbtq culture in the world.

American Civil Liberties Union-LGBT Rights

The LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion through the courts, legislatures and public education across five issue areas: Relationships, Youth & Schools, Parenting, Gender Identity and Expression and Discrimination in Employment, Housing and other areas.

Human Rights Watch-LGBT Rights

Human Rights Watch works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people’s rights, with activists representing a multiplicity of identities and issues

GLBT Historical Society

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender Historical Society (GLBTHS) collects, preserves, and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them.

Consortium of Higher Education

The combined vision and mission of the Consortium is to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect.



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Disability/Ability Resources

 

 

Disability.gov

Disability.gov is an award-winning federal Web site that contains disability-related resources on programs, services, laws and regulations to help people with disabilities lead full, independent lives.

Population Profile of the United States: Disability

Population Profile of the United States brings together under one cover a wide range of sample survey and census data on demographic, social, and economic trends for the Nation as a whole.

A Guide to Disability Rights

This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities. To find out more about how these laws may apply to you, contact the agencies and organizations listed below.This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities. To find out more about how these laws may apply to you, contact the agencies and organizations listed below.

United Nations: Enable

A part of the United Nations website specializing on issues regarding persons with disabilities.



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