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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44 Organizations found.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve health equity for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders across the country.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Immigration, Health & Family, California, Washington DC

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

A New Way Forward

A New Way Forward is the racial-equity core of the National CARES Mentoring Movement. It holds their mission and vision and informs the transformational group-mentoring programs they are building to help restore adult leadership and role modeling.


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

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

Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute (PHI), an independent nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California, is dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world.


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

Mission: Readiness

Mission: Readiness is the nonpartisan national security organization of senior retired military leaders calling for smart investments in America’s children.


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

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

America’s Edge

America’s Edge is a membership organization of more than 1,000 business leaders who work to strengthen businesses and the economy through proven investments in children and youth.


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

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.


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

National Voices Project

The National Voices Project is an effort designed to determine the sources of racial disparities, how to address them and provoke dialogue about children's well-being.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Health & Family, Michigan

Diversity Data

The Diversity Data project identifies metropolitan area indicators of diversity, opportunity, quality of life and health for various racial and ethnic population groups.


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

African American Policy Forum

The African American Policy Forum works to bridge the gap between scholarly research and public discourse related to inequality, discrimination and injustice.


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

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

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF)

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) seeks to influence policy, mobilize communities and strengthen programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.


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

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

Active Voice

Active Voice uses film, television and multimedia to spark social change from grassroots to grasstops.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Media And Communications, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, California

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

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a research and policy analysis institution focused exclusively on issues of particular concern to African Americans and other people of color.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Media And Communications, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Health & Family

The FrameWorks Institute

The mission of the FrameWorks Institute is to advance the non-profit sector’s communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse around social problems.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Media And Communications, Professional Development, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, Washington DC

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 Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute, founded in 1950, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to fostering enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Media And Communications, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Health & Family, New York

The Anti-Racism Training Institute of the Southwest

The Anti-Racism Training Institute of the Southwest grew out of the work of Albuquerque Project Change, a multiracial, multicultural organization founded to address institutional racism in Albuquerque and three other cities across the nation.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, California, New Mexico

Sport in Society

The Center for the Study of Sport in Society, utilizing the power and appeal of sports, works locally, nationally and globally to identify and address social problems in sports and in society.


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

Sacred Circles Center

The Sacred Circles Center is a place for people to gather to find and affirm their “purpose in life” and to release their baggage and heal their wounds.


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

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

PolicyLink

PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.


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

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

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

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

Center for Responsible Lending

The Center for Responsible Lending was created to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate abusive financial practices.


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

California Rural Legal Assistance

California Rural Legal Assistance provides California farm workers and low-income families with no-cost legal representation, community outreach and educational workshops in the areas of health, housing, civil rights, education, family security and employment.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, California

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

Black Administrators in Child Welfare, Inc.

The Black Administrators in Child Welfare is an advocacy, membership, research, training and technical assistance organization founded to respond to the need for culturally appropriate services to the overrepresented African American children and families and to provide a support network for individuals serving as executives managing child welfare and other human service agencies.


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

Everyday Democracy

Everyday Democracy’s ultimate vision is that local communities create and sustain public dialogue and problem solving. Its mission is to help communities develop their own ability to solve problems by exploring ways for all kinds of people to think, talk and work together to create change.


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

Center for Community Change

Founded in 1968 to honor the life and values of Robert F. Kennedy, the Center’s mission is to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better


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

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

Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development

The Seventh Generation Fund is an indigenous non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples throughout the Americas.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Professional Development, Advocacy & Organizing, Health & Family, 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 Praxis Project

The Praxis Project is a national, non-profit organization that builds partnerships with local groups to influence policymaking to address the underlying, systemic causes of community problems.


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

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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