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.

Financial Aid Options For Minority Students

Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students
www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/
LGBTQ Guide
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/lgbtq-college-student-guide/

African American

Color of Change
www.ColorOfChange.org
National Urban League
www.nul.iamempowered.com
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
www.naacp.org
National Museum of African American History
www.nmaahc.si.edu
National Civil Rights Museum
www.civilrightsmuseum.org
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
www.uncf.org
UNCF Special Programs Corporation
www.uncfsp.org
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
www.jbhe.com
Question Bridge (Questions by and about Black Men)
www.questionbridge.com
Black Girls Rock
www.blackgirlsrockinc.com
Black Youth Project
www.blackyouthproject.com
Dream Defenders
www.dreamdefenders.org

Latino

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
www.hacu.net
MALDEF — Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
www.maldef.org
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
www.lulac.org
The National Council of La Raza
www.nclr.org
National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations
www.nalfo.org

Asian

Asian American Higher Education Council
www.aahec.org
Asian American Legal Defense Fund
www.aaldef.org
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
www.ncapaonline.org
Korean American League for Civic Action
www.kalca.org
Japanese American National Museum
www.janm.org
National Assoc. Of Asian American Professionals
www.naaap.org
South Asian Americans Leading Together
www.saalt.org

Native American

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
www.aihec.org
Students And Teachers Against Racism
www.racismagainstindians.org
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education
www.tribalcollegejournal.org
Center for World Indigenous Studies
www.cwis.org
American Indian Culture and Research Journal
www.books.aisc.uca.edu
Cultural Survival
www.culturalsurvival.org
National Indian Educations Association
http://www.niea.org/
Native American Rights Fund
http://www.narf.org/

Women / Girls

National Organization for Women
www.now.org
Madre
www.madre.org
Films for and About Woman
www.wmm.com
Women in Higher Education
www.wihe.com
NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education
www.naspa.org
Rookie Magazine
www.rookiemag.com
Black Womens Agenda
www.bwa-inc.org
The National Council of Women’s Organizations
(NCWO is a non-partisan network of over 240 organizations)
www.womensorganizations.org
The Center for Women Policy Studies
www.centerwomenpolicy.org
Peace X Peace
An international organization that lifts and multiplies women’s voices
www.peacexpeace.org
To Get Her There
www.togetherthere.org
Black Girls Rock
www.blackgirlsrockinc.com

LGBTQ

Human Rights Campaign
www.hrc.org
Gender Education Center
www.debradavis.org
The Association of Actively-Serving LGBT Military Personnel
www.outserve.org
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
www.glsen.org
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
www.lgbtcampus.org
Campus PrideNet
www.campuspride.org
Scouting For All
www.scoutingforall.org
Gay-Straight Alliance Network
www.gsanetwork.org
Day of Silence Project
www.daysofsilence.org
Hetrick-Martin Institute
www.hmi.org
Alliance For Full Acceptance
www.affa-sc.org
Straight But Not Narrow
www.straightbutnotnarrow.blogspot.com
We Are Family
www.waf.org
On Top Magazine
www.ontopmag.com
Refinery 29
Transgender Information and Advocacy
http://www.refinery29.com/
National Center for Transgender Equality
http://transequality.org/
Intersex Society of North America
http://www.isna.org/

LGBTQ Faith

Brethren Mennonite Council
http://www.bmclgbt.org/index.shtml
The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program
https://www.reconcilingworks.org/
TUCC Open and Affirming Coalition
http://openandaffirming.org/
GLAD Alliance
http://gladalliance.org/site/
Reconciling Ministries Network
http://www.rmnetwork.org/newrmn/
DignityUSA
https://www.dignityusa.org/
Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists
http://www.awab.org/
More Light Presbyterians
http://www.mlp.org/
Room for All
http://www.roomforall.com/
Integrity USA
http://www.integrityusa.org/

Social Justice

The Southern Poverty Law Center
www.splcenter.org
Mandean Association Union
http://www.mandaeanunion.org/
Counselors for Social Justice
www.counselorsforsocialjustice.com
Anti-Defamation League
www.adl.org
Political Research Associates
www.politicalresearch.org
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
http://www.cair.com/
The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
www.ffeu.org
Public Allies
www.publicallies.org
The King Center
www.thekingcenter.org/
Facing History and Ourselves
www.facinghistory.org
The Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies
www.swchrs.ou.edu
Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
http://www.adc.org/
Teaching Tolerance
www.tolerance.org
The Carter Center
www.thecartercenter.org
Yezidi Truth
http://www.yeziditruth.org/
change.org
www.change.org
Amnesty International
www.amnesty.org
Trouble Maker Awards
www.troublemakeraward.org/
The Microaggressions Project
http://www.microaggressions.com/
The Fun Theory
www.thefuntheory.com/
Understanding Prejudice
www.understandingprejudice.org
Donors Choose
www.donorschoose.org
Arab America
http://www.arabamerica.com/
The Institute for Humane Education (IHE)
http://humaneeducation.org/
Community Alliance for the Ethical Treatment of Youth
www.cafety.org
Spark Action
For children. For youth. For change. www.sparkaction.org
The Heroic Imagination Project
www.heroicimagination.org
The United Way
www.unitedway.org
Confronting Suburban Poverty
www.confrontingsuburbanpoverty.org
Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
http://mesana.org/
TED “Ideas worth Spreading”
www.ted.com
The Bully Project
www.thebullyproject.com
The Center for American Progress
www.americanprogress.org
Youth for Human Rights
www.youthforhumanrights.org
Public Shaming
www.publicshaming.tumblr.com
FaithAction International House
www.faithaction.org
Justice Resource Institute
www.jri.org
Chaldean Community Foundation
http://www.chaldeanfoundation.org/about/the-chaldean-community/chaldean-americans/
Ask Big Questions
www.askbigquestions.org
The CLASSY Awards is the largest social impact awards ceremony in the United States
http://www.stayclassy.org/classy-awards/national-winners
Define American
www.defineamerican.com
Race Forward
http://www.raceforward.org/
MORAL COURAGE TV
https://www.youtube.com/user/moralcouragechannel
Assyrian Aid Society
http://www.assyrianaid.org/Home.html
Moms Demand Action
https://www.momsdemandaction.org/
Project Sunlight
https://www.projectsunlight.us/
The Dignity & Respect Campaign
www.splcenter.org
Students Opposing Prejudice Together
http://stoptheprejudice.net/

Religious/Cultural

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
www.ushmm.org
National Museum of American Jewish History
www.nmajh.org
Faith and Feminism
www.faithfeminism.org
Straight But Not Narrow
www.straightnotnarrow.blogspot.com
The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
www.thebreman.org
Muslim Legal Fund of America
www.mlfa.org/
The Giler Lehrman Institute of American History
www.gilderlehrman.org
Church Women United
www.churchwomen.org
Big Tent Judaism
www.joi.org/bigtent
The Interfaith Alliance
www.interfaithalliance.org
Interfaith Youth Core
www.ifyc.org
Faith In America
www.faithinamerica.org
Not All Like That
www.notalllikethat.org
Centropa
Where Jewish history has a name, a face, a story.
www.centropa.org

Physical/Emotional Abuse Domestic Violence

Break the Cycle
Provides tools and resources to prevent and end dating abuse
www.breakthecycle.org/
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network:
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization
www.rainn.org
MTV U “Against Our Will” Campaign
www.againstourwill.org
MTV U “Against Our Will” Survivor Poetry
www.againstourwill.org/survivor-poetry
MTV U “Against Our Will” Take Action
www.againstourwill.org/take-action
Hopeline from Verizon
www.verizonwireless.com/aboutus/hopeline/

Physical/Mental Disability

National Organization on Disability
www.nod.org
Association on Higher Education and Disability
www.ahead.org
Active Minds – Changing the conversation about mental health
www.activeminds.org
Bring Change 2 Mind
Working together to erase the stigma and discrimination of mental illness
www.bringchange2mind.org
The JED Foundation
www.jedfoundation.org/
Half of Us
www.halfofus.com/
Wounded Warrior Project
www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
www.dvnf.org
Tash
Advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs
www.tash.org
National Federation of the Blind
www.nfb.org
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
www.aaidd.org
American Association of People with Disabilities
www.aapd.com
National Federation of the Blind
www.nfb.org
National Association of the Deaf
www.nad.org
Disabled in Action
www.disabledinaction.org
Disabled American Veterans
www.dav.org
Burton Blatt Institute
An organization that aims to advance civic, economic, and social participation of persons with disabilities in a global society
www.bbi.syr.edu
American Foundation for the Blind
www.afb.org
National Institute on Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/
National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org/
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/
Promoting Student Mental Health
http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources/

Physical Well Being and Poverty

Share Our Strength: No Hungry Kid
www.nokidhungry.org
Habitat for Humanity
www.habitat.org
Kids Against Hunger
www.kidsagainsthunger.org
Catholic Relief Services
www.crs.org
Oxfam America
www.oxfamamerica.org
Community Action Partnership
Serving a network of over 1000 angecies across america to fight and eliminate poverty
www.communityactionpartnership.com
Center for Science in the Public Interest
www.cspinet.org
Food MythBusters
www.foodmyths.org
Corporate Accountability International
www.stopcorporateabuse.org
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood
www.commercialfreechildhood.org

Conferences

White Privilege Conference
www.whiteprivilegeconference.com
NCORE
www.ncore.ou.edu
National Multicultural Conference and Summit
www.multiculturalsummit.org/
New England Conference on Multicultural Eduaction
http://necme.org/
Facing Race: A National Conference
https://facingrace.raceforward.org/

Publications

Hatewatch
www.splcenter.org/blog/
Intelligence Project
www.splcenter.org/intel/intpro.jsp
Colorlines
www.colorlines.com
Diversity & Democracy
www.diversityweb.org/diversitydemocracy
Tolerance.org
www.tolerance.org
Diversity Digest from AAC&U
www.diversityweb.org/Digest
Multicultural Pavilion
www.edchange.org/multicultural/
The Multicultural Advantage
www.multiculturaladvantage.com
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
www.jbhe.com
Diversity Inc.
www.diversityinc.com
Color of Change
www.ColorOfChange.org
Women in Higher Education
www.wihe.com
On Top Magazine
www.ontopmag.com
Teaching Tolerance
www.tolerance.org
An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
www.alternative.ac.nz
American Indian Quarterly
www.muse.jhu.edu/journals/aiq
CNN’s Schools of Thought (blog)
www.schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com

Data Collection and Analysis Organizations

Pew Research Center
www.pewresearch.org
University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
www.home.isr.umich.edu
Buffalo Center for Social Research
www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/research/
Social IMPACT Research Center
www.heartlandalliance.org
Social Science Research Council
www.ssrc.org
American Institutes for Research
www.air.org
The US Census
www.census.gov