Social Justice Sites

We aim to help people gain a greater understanding of the many ways that racism and bias can operate in our world.  To this end, we have put together a list of some of the websites that we have used for support and research.  These sites are invaluable for gaining insight into the landscape of social justice in the U.S. and beyond.

All the sites noted below are national programs.  We urge you to investigate programs and services 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 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
www.ColorOfChange.org

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
www.naacp.org

National Civil Rights Museum
www.civilrightsmuseum.org

UNCF Special Programs Corporation
www.uncfsp.org

Question Bridge (Questions by and about Black Men)
www.questionbridge.com

Black Youth Project
www.blackyouthproject.com

National Urban League
www.nul.iamempowered.com

National Museum of African American History
www.nmaahc.si.edu

United Negro College Fund, Inc.
www.uncf.org

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
www.jbhe.com

Black Girls Rock
www.blackgirlsrockinc.com

Dream Defenders
www.dreamdefenders.org

Latin@/Latinx/Hispanic

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
www.hacu.net

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
www.lulac.org

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations
www.nalfo.org

MALDEF — Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
www.maldef.org

The National Council of La Raza
www.nclr.org

Asian

Asian American Higher Education Council
www.aahec.org

 

National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
www.ncapaonline.org

Japanese American National Museum
www.janm.org

South Asian Americans Leading Together
www.saalt.org

Asian American Legal Defense Fund
www.aaldef.org

Korean American League for Civic Action
www.kalca.org

National Assoc. Of Asian American Professionals
www.naaap.org

Native American

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
www.aihec.org

Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education
www.tribalcollegejournal.org

American Indian Culture and Research Journal
www.books.aisc.uca.edu

National Indian Educations Association
http://www.niea.org/

Students And Teachers Against Racism
www.racismagainstindians.org

Center for World Indigenous Studies
www.cwis.org

Cultural Survival
www.culturalsurvival.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 Girls Rock
www.blackgirlsrockinc.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

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

Intersex Society of North America

http://www.isna.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/

 

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

 

Faith Action 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


 

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
www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities

 

Promoting Student Mental Health
www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources

American Association of People with Disabilities
www.aapd.com

National Federation of the Blind
www.nfb.org

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

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

www.commercialfreechildhood.org

Community Action Partnership -
Serving a network of over 1000 agencies 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

 

 

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 Education
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

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

Diversity Inc.
www.diversityinc.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

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