Racial Equity Resource Guide


Organizations

These organizations are working within the field of racial equity and on a variety of issues and topics. These organizations range from grassroots organizations, to academic institutions, to national advocacy organizations and more.  Using the filters below, you can view the organizations based on area of focus and/or related issues.

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48 Organizations found.

Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence at UC Berkely

The Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence at UC Berkely develop model programs and services that establish equitable educational experiences for underserved students.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Media And Communications, Education, Immigration, California

Undocumented Student Program at the University of California at Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program (USP) provides guidance and support to undocumented undergraduates at Cal.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Media And Communications, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Immigration, California

National Parks Foundation

As the only national nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation directly supports America’s over 400 national parks.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Health & Family

National Cares Mentoring Movement

National CARES Mentoring Movement is dedicated to recruiting and connecting mentors with local youth-serving and mentoring organizations to help guide struggling Black children to academic and social success, and to closing the huge gap between the relatively few Black mentors and millions of our vulnerable children.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Washington DC

Lawyers Committee for Civils 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.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Professional Development, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Washington DC

Hispanics in Philanthropy

Hispanics in Philanthropy’s mission is to strengthen Latino communities by increasing resources for the Latino and Latin American civil sector; increasing Latino participation and leadership throughout the field of philanthropy; and fostering policy change to enhance equity and inclusiveness.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, California

The Equity Project at Indiana University

The Equity Project at Indiana University is a consortium of projects dedicated to providing high quality data to educational decision-makers in order to better understand and address issues regarding educational equity and bridge the gap between research and practice.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Education, Indiana

One Nation Indivisible

One Nation Indivisible connects and mobilizes people who are building and sustaining racially, culturally, linguistically, and economically integrated schools, social institutions and communities in the United States


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Indiana, Maryland, Utah, Washington DC

Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome Racism

The Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome addresses structural racism in the city of Santa Cruz, California by working to systematically transform the city’s public institutions to promote equal treatment for the city’s residents.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Immigration, California

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is a national, bipartisan, nonprofit anti-crime organization of nearly 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, attorneys general, and other law enforcement leaders and violence survivors.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

The central mission of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is to contribute meaningfully to the field of research and scholarship on race, ethnicity and social justice, to assist in reframing the way that we talk about and act on race and ethnicity and to deepen our understanding of the causes and consequences of and solutions to racial and ethnic hierarchy and disparity.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Ohio

National Urban League

Established in 1910, the Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Media And Communications, Professional Development, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family

Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC)

PRRAC’s primary mission is to help connect social scientists with advocates working on race and poverty issues and to promote a research-based advocacy strategy on issues of structural racial inequality.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Media And Communications, Education, Advocacy & Organizing

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) — the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States — works to improve opportunities for millions of Hispanic Americans across the country.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Media And Communications, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation serves the University of Mississippi by fostering reconciliation and civic renewal wherever people suffer as a result of racial discrimination or alienation.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Mississippi

Southern Poverty Law Center

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. It was founded to ensure that the promises of the civil rights movement became a reality for all.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Alabama

Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice

The Institute seeks to use the law as a tool to reverse the unjust consequences of racial discrimination.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Massachusetts

World Trust

World Trust Educational Services, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to creating visual media and other materials that support the development of equitable and sustainable communities worldwide.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Media And Communications, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, California

Starr Commonwealth

Starr Commonwealth is internationally recognized as a leader in transformational programs for children, families, schools and communities.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Michigan

The Strategy Center

The Labor/Community Strategy Center is a multiracial “think tank/act tank” committed to building democratic, internationalist, left-wing social movements and challenging the ideological, economic and political domination of transnational capitalism.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, California

The Schott Foundation for Public Education

The vision of the Schott Foundation is that all children graduate from high performing, well-resourced public schools, and are capable of success in college and full participation in a democratic society, regardless of race, gender, class or native language.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, Massachusetts

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Non-violent Social Change

The King Center is dedicated to “educating the world on the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., inspiring new generations to carry forward his unfinished work, strengthening causes and empowering change-makers who are continuing his efforts today.”


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Georgia

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

Through education, scholarship and community outreach, the Center seeks to lead the national dialogue on reconciliation—finding new ways for Americans to live together well.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Oklahoma

The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean

The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC) was founded to address the African presence in the Americas through scholarly research and public programs for the betterment of the public as well as the academic community.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Education, Immigration, New York

Southern Education Foundation

The Southern Education Foundation, Inc. is a public charity that advances creative solutions to ensure fairness and excellence in education for all.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Georgia

Southern Anti-Racism Network

The Southern Anti-Racism Network originates from the Challenging White Supremacy Workshop Online. This was a year-long virtual learning experience to “find, recruit, motivate and educate” anti-racist activists throughout the United States.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, North Carolina

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Illinois

Race Talks

This is a web-based project that facilitates a multiracial learning community through seminars that discuss race and gender, large law school classes, police training programs, and community advocacy groups.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Professional Development, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Massachusetts

Native American Public Telecommunications

Native American Public Telecommunications shares Native American stories with the world through creation, promotion and distribution of Native media. Its vision includes placement of NAPT as the curator of Native voices in public media in a rapidly changing world.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Media And Communications, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Nebraska

Mississippi Center for Justice

The Mississippi Center for Justice is a home-grown, nonprofit public interest law firm that pursues racial and economic justice through advocacy for systemic change.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, , Mississippi

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) has a mission of advancing the civil rights of Latinos in the United States. Its unique three-pronged strategy for civil rights advancement combines advocacy, community education and litigation.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, California, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Washington DC

League of United Latin American Citizens

The Mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, Washington DC

Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC)

ISPRC seeks to promote the assets and address the societal conflicts associated with race or culture in theory and research, mental health practice, education, business and society at large.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, Massachusetts

Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves is a professional development program for teachers across the United States and abroad who understand that their students’ academic and emotional growth depends to a large degree on their own commitment to growing and learning.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Professional Development, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Massachusetts

Economic Policy Institute

The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit Washington D.C. think tank created in 1986 to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low and middle-income workers.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, Washington DC

Dolores Huerta Foundation

The Dolores Huerta Foundation operates programs in community organizing and community organizer training, policy research and advocacy, and the maintenance of archives and historical materials in order to teach organizing and empowerment through multi-media workshops across the country.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Media And Communications, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, California

CUNY Black Male Initiative

The Black Male Initiative is intended to increase, encourage and support the inclusion and educational success of under-represented groups in higher education, in particular black males.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Professional Development, Education, New York

Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles

The Civil Rights Project believes that either the country will learn to deal effectively with the richness of its diversity, or it will lose pace in a globalizing world and decline and divide.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Immigration, California

Communities In Schools

Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and succeed in life by connecting students and their families to critical community resources tailored to local needs.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Media And Communications, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Virginia

Brown Foundation

The mission of the Brown Foundation is to build upon the work of those involved in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to ensure equal opportunity for all people.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Kansas

Association of American Colleges and Universities

The mission of the Association of American Colleges and Universities is to make the aims of liberal learning a vigorous and constant influence on institutional purpose and educational practice in higher education.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Washington DC

National Indian Child Welfare Association

The National Indian Child Welfare Association is dedicated to the well-being of all American Indian children and families. Its vision is that every Indian child must have access to community-based, culturally appropriate services that help them grow up safe, healthy and spiritually strong — free from abuse, neglect, sexual exploitation and the damaging effects of substance abuse.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Oregon

Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona

The Native Nations Institute's mission is to assist in the building of capable Native nations that can effectively pursue and ultimately realize their own political, economic and community development objectives.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Arizona

Center for Assessment and Policy Development (CAPD)

CAPD’s mission is to help foundations, community collaborations and organizations, and governments and public systems craft and execute thoughtful responses to pressing social issues.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, Pennsylvania

Center for Justice, Tolerance & Community at UC Santa Cruz

The Center was an applied research center housed at the University of California at Santa Cruz. This Center is now officially closed, but its website remains live.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, California

Social Policy Research Associates

SPRA is committed to helping leaders implement and grow strong programs through research, evaluation and building initiatives that improve our communities.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Health & Family, California

The Anti-Racist Alliance

The Anti-Racist Alliance is a movement for racial equity. It is organizing a collective of human service practitioners and educators whose vision is to bring a clear and deliberate anti-racist structural power analysis to social service education and practice.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, New York

YWCA

The YWCA mission statement states that: “YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.” Its core advocacy issues are economic empowerment, health and safety, and racial justice and civil rights.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Education, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Washington DC

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