Social Justice Sites

(Part of Our “Pick One” Campaign)

We are totally committed to help people gain a greater understanding of the sometimes sophisticated and complex way that racism and bias operate in our world, as well as giving individuals the opportunity to gain understanding and connectedness through learning and dialogue.

To both these ends we have put together a list of some of the websites that we have used for support and research. These sites are an invaluable tool for gaining insight into the current and historical landscape of social justice in the US and beyond.

All the sites noted below are national programs. We urge you to investigate programs and serivces in your own area that may have resources directly connected to your community. Some of these national sites are a good place to start your local searches. Additionally, there are hundreds not listed that do amazing work.

We urge you to visit these sites, link to them, and give them your support.

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African American

Color of Change
National Urban League
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Museum of African American History
National Civil Rights Museum
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
UNCF Special Programs Corporation
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Question Bridge (Questions by and about Black Men)
Black Girls Rock
Black Youth Project
Dream Defenders


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
MALDEF — Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
The National Council of La Raza
National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations


Asian American Higher Education Council
Asian American Legal Defense Fund
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
Korean American League for Civic Action
Japanese American National Museum
National Assoc. Of Asian American Professionals
South Asian Americans Leading Together

Native American

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
Students And Teachers Against Racism
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education
Center for World Indigenous Studies
American Indian Culture and Research Journal
Cultural Survival
National Indian Educations Association
Native American Rights Fund

Women / Girls

National Organization for Women
Films for and About Woman
Women in Higher Education
NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education
Rookie Magazine
Black Womens Agenda
The National Council of Women’s Organizations
(NCWO is a non-partisan network of over 240 organizations)
The Center for Women Policy Studies
Peace X Peace
An international organization that lifts and multiplies women’s voices
To Get Her There
Black Girls Rock


Human Rights Campaign
Gender Education Center
The Association of Actively-Serving LGBT Military Personnel
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
Campus PrideNet
Scouting For All
Gay-Straight Alliance Network
Day of Silence Project
Hetrick-Martin Institute
Alliance For Full Acceptance
Straight But Not Narrow
We Are Family
On Top Magazine
Refinery 29
Transgender Information and Advocacy
National Center for Transgender Equality
Intersex Society of North America


Brethren Mennonite Council
The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program
TUCC Open and Affirming Coalition
GLAD Alliance
Reconciling Ministries Network
Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists
More Light Presbyterians
Room for All
Integrity USA

Social Justice

The Southern Poverty Law Center
Mandean Association Union
Counselors for Social Justice
Anti-Defamation League
Political Research Associates
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
Public Allies
The King Center
Facing History and Ourselves
The Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies
Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Teaching Tolerance
The Carter Center
Yezidi Truth
Amnesty International
Trouble Maker Awards
The Microaggressions Project
The Fun Theory
Understanding Prejudice
Donors Choose
Arab America
The Institute for Humane Education (IHE)
Community Alliance for the Ethical Treatment of Youth
Spark Action
For children. For youth. For change.
The Heroic Imagination Project
The United Way
Confronting Suburban Poverty
Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
TED “Ideas worth Spreading”
The Bully Project
The Center for American Progress
Youth for Human Rights
Public Shaming
FaithAction International House
Justice Resource Institute
Chaldean Community Foundation
Ask Big Questions
The CLASSY Awards is the largest social impact awards ceremony in the United States
Define American
Race Forward
Assyrian Aid Society
Moms Demand Action
Project Sunlight
The Dignity & Respect Campaign
Students Opposing Prejudice Together


US Holocaust Memorial Museum
National Museum of American Jewish History
Faith and Feminism
Straight But Not Narrow
The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Muslim Legal Fund of America
The Giler Lehrman Institute of American History
Church Women United
Big Tent Judaism
The Interfaith Alliance
Interfaith Youth Core
Faith In America
Not All Like That
Where Jewish history has a name, a face, a story.

Physical/Emotional Abuse Domestic Violence

Break the Cycle
Provides tools and resources to prevent and end dating abuse
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network:
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization
MTV U “Against Our Will” Campaign
MTV U “Against Our Will” Survivor Poetry
MTV U “Against Our Will” Take Action
Hopeline from Verizon

Physical/Mental Disability

National Organization on Disability
Association on Higher Education and Disability
Active Minds – Changing the conversation about mental health
Bring Change 2 Mind
Working together to erase the stigma and discrimination of mental illness
The JED Foundation
Half of Us
Wounded Warrior Project
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs
National Federation of the Blind
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
American Association of People with Disabilities
National Federation of the Blind
National Association of the Deaf
Disabled in Action
Disabled American Veterans
Burton Blatt Institute
An organization that aims to advance civic, economic, and social participation of persons with disabilities in a global society
American Foundation for the Blind
National Institute on Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
Promoting Student Mental Health

Physical Well Being and Poverty

Share Our Strength: No Hungry Kid
Habitat for Humanity
Kids Against Hunger
Catholic Relief Services
Oxfam America
Community Action Partnership
Serving a network of over 1000 angecies across america to fight and eliminate poverty
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Food MythBusters
Corporate Accountability International
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood


White Privilege Conference
National Multicultural Conference and Summit
New England Conference on Multicultural Eduaction
Facing Race: A National Conference


Intelligence Project
Diversity & Democracy
Diversity Digest from AAC&U
Multicultural Pavilion
The Multicultural Advantage
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Diversity Inc.
Color of Change
Women in Higher Education
On Top Magazine
Teaching Tolerance
An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
American Indian Quarterly
CNN’s Schools of Thought (blog)

Data Collection and Analysis Organizations

Pew Research Center
University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
Buffalo Center for Social Research
Social IMPACT Research Center
Social Science Research Council
American Institutes for Research
The US Census