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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50 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

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 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

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

The Council of State Governments Justice Center

The Council of State Governments Justice Center is a national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state and federal levels from all branches of government.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Professional Development, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Maryland, New York, Texas, Washington, Washington DC

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

W. Haywood Burns Institute

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


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Arizona, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, South Dakota, Tennessee

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

USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)

PERE conducts research and facilitates discussions on issues of environmental justice, regional Inclusion, and social movement building.


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

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

Race Forward

Race Forward (formerly The Applied Research Center (ARC)) believes that pressing political conflicts demand a serious treatment of racial equity that addresses both a history of injustice and contemporary problems.


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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

Search for Common Ground

Search for Common Ground is building a national program addressing racial healing and reconciliation in the United States.


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

Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice

The Wilkins Center was founded in 1992 as a joint endeavor of the University of Minnesota and the Roy Wilkins Foundation to continue the Roy Wilkins' legacy of civil rights and social justice.


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

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

One Voice

One Voice grew out of the work undertaken by the Mississippi-NAACP State Conference in response to housing, education and related policy advocacy needs facing Mississippi’s historically disadvantaged communities in the wake of the 2005 hurricanes.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Advocacy & Organizing, Louisiana, Mississippi

New Racial Studies Project

The UCSB New Racial Studies Project is a developing think tank that focuses on the dynamics of race and racism in the 21st century.


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

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

NLADA is the nation's leading advocate for front-line attorneys and other equal justice professionals — those who make a difference in the lives of low-income clients and their families and communities.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Advocacy & Organizing, Washington DC

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

LAANE promotes a new economic approach based on good jobs, thriving communities and a healthy environment.


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

Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations

The mission of the Walker Institute is to engage in research, teaching and service to promote an understanding of race and ethnic relations.


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

Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity

The Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity (formerly The Institute on Race & Poverty (IRP) investigates the ways that laws, policies and practices affect development patterns in U.S. metropolitan regions, with a particular focus on the growing social and economic disparities within these areas.


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

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

Insight Center for Community Economic Development

The Insight Center for Community Economic Development is a national research, consulting and legal organization dedicated to building economic health and opportunity in vulnerable communities.


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

Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development

The Harvard Project aims to understand and foster the conditions under which sustained, self-determined social and economic development is achieved among American Indian nations.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, 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

Demos

A multi-issue national organization, Demos combines research, policy development and advocacy to influence public debates and catalyze change.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Advocacy & Organizing, New York

Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training

The mission of Crossroads is to dismantle systemic racism and build anti-racist multicultural diversity within institutions and communities.


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

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

Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture (CSRPC)

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary program dedicated to promoting engaged scholarship and debate around the topics of race and ethnicity.


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

Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service

The mission of the Center is to promote and integrate community-based research, teaching, and service by collaborating with diverse partners and communities in order to advance justice and the common good.


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

Center for Research on Social Change (CRSC)

The Center for Research on Social Change at the University of California at Berkeley (CRSC) is a research center dedicated to understanding the processes of social change that contribute to transforming conditions of inequality.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Professional Development, Immigration, California

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

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

American Jewish Committee

The American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Advocacy & Organizing, New York

Institute for Southern Studies

The Institute for Southern Studies seeks to draw attention to the national importance of the South and to develop research and publication projects that directly support grassroots organizing, especially efforts for corporate and government accountability.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Research For Action, Advocacy & Organizing, North Carolina

Center for Social Inclusion

The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism. It partners with communities of color and other allies to create strategies and build policy reform models to end racial disparity and promote equal opportunity.


Tagged with: Organization Alliance, Racial Healing, Research For Action, Advocacy & Organizing, New York

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

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