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

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.

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.

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.

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.