Race & Ethnicity

Organizations provided here offer resources related to race and ethnicity, including civil rights, social justice, housing, immigration, employment, and better outcomes for disadvantaged youth. As well, there are programs for adults and youth of color to empower, educate, and prepare them for the rest of their lives. The organizations provide services and information for many different people of color, including those who are Black, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, Asian, Asian-American, and Native American.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

Building upon the achievements of Stanford University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, the King Institute supports a broad range of activities illuminating Dr. King’s life and the movements he inspired.

The Racial Equity Institute

An alliance of trainers, organizers, and institutional leaders devoted to the work of creating racially equitable organizations and systems.

Congress of Racial Equality

CORE’s aim is to bring about equality for all people regardless of race, creed, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or ethnic background

The New American Leaders Project

NALP is the only national, nonpartisan organization focused on bringing New Americans into thepolitical process.

Lawyer’s Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is to secure equal justice for all through the rule of law, targeting in particular the inequities confronting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities.

The W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness & Equity

The Burns Institute eliminates racial and ethnic disparity by building a community-centered response to youthful misbehavior that is equitable and restorative.

Race Matters Institute

The Race Matters Institute helps organizations develop policies, programs, practices, and protocols that achieve more equitable outcomes for all children, families, and communities.

Advancement Project

Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, it exists to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy.

Race Forward

Race Forward’s mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences.

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconcoliation

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation works in communities and classrooms, in Mississippi and beyond, to support a movement of racial equity and wholeness as a pathway to ending and transcending all division and discrimination based on difference.

The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is a nonpartisan forum for values-based leadership and the exchange of ideas.

Search for Common Ground

Search for Common Ground is an international non-profit organization operating in 36 countries whose mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions.

Everyday Democracy

The mission of Everyday Democracy is to help communities talk and work together to create communities that work for everyone.

Center for Social Inclusion

The Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) is a national policy strategy organization whose mission is to dismantle structural racism.

Center for Community Change

Center for Community Change empowers low-income people to bring about positive change in the community.

International MultiCultural Institute

The mission of the International MultiCultural Institute (iMCI) is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities to facilitate personal and systemic change in order to build an inclusive society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity. Through the development of strategic initiatives, partnerships, and programs that promote an inclusive and just society, NMCI is at the forefront of global efforts to address critical and emerging issues in the diversity field.

Facing History and Ourselves

Empowering teachers & students to think critically about history and to understand the impact of their choices.

Southern Poverty Law Center

Founded in 1971, SPLC is a non-profit organization that combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation.

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

In the spirit of Dr. John Hope Franklin, the Center promotes reconciliation and generates trust through scholarly work and constructive community engagement.

Focus: Hope

Focus: HOPE is a Detroit-based, non-denominational, non-profit organization whose aim is to overcome racism and poverty by providing education and training for underrepresented minorities and others.