Organizations / Websites

  • Colorlines Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis.
  • DoSomething.org Organization for young people and social change. The 2.5 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment and much more.
  • Drop The I-Word Colorlines’ campaign to eliminate the use of the word “illegal” due to its negative connotation relating to immigration in today’s society.
  • ERASE Racism strives to expose forms of racial discrimination and advocate for laws and policies that help eliminate racial disparities.
  • Facing History and Ourselves provides ideas, methods, and tools that support the practical needs, and the spirits, of educators worldwide who share the goal of creating a better, more informed, and more thoughtful society.
  • Independent School Diversity Network (ISDN) is an alliance of parents and educators dedicated to developing and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational communities.
  • Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity. This organization publishes Colorlines and runs Facing Race, a large conference that focuses on racial justice.
  • ReThinking Schools is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization dedicated to sustaining and strengthening public education through social justice teaching and education activism. Their magazine, books, and other resources promote equity and racial justice in the classroom.
  • Teaching Tolerance is a place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.
  • The Civil Rights Project at UCLA is a mission that helps to renew the civil rights movement by bridging the worlds of ideas and action, to be a preeminent source of intellectual capital within that movement, and to deepen the understanding of the issues that must be resolved to achieve race.
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center uses litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, to work towards the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
  • Un-Fair Campaign raises awareness about white privilege in our community, provides resources for understanding and action, and facilitates dialogue and partnership that result in fundamental, systemic change towards racial justice.
  • Undoing Racism is a movement to advance institutional change for racial equity through interactive workshops.
  • White Privilege Conference (WPC) is a conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world.
  • Lee & Low Books is an independent children’s book publisher focusing on diversity to meet the need for stories that all children can identify with and enjoy.
  • The Forum Project uses creative tools to create change by educating individuals and communities on important social issues and providing them with tools to combat the oppressions they face.
  • CARLE Institute for White Educators in Independent Schools is structured to give white faculty members the necessary historical framework, interpersonal skills, and curriculum development strategies they need to teach a diverse student body.
  • Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education unites scholars from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and other academic disciplines across the University who do research on race, racism, campus climates, and topics pertaining to equity in education.
  • Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Teach For America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities and help build the movement for educational equity. LEE works at all levels and across disciplines – policymakers, community organizers and elected officials – to ensure that every child in every community has the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
  • Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility works hand in hand with educators to help young people develop the values, personal qualities, and skills they need to thrive and contribute to their communities—from the classroom to the world. Their focus is working with schools to foster students’ social and emotional learning and to make our classrooms and schools more collaborative, productive, and equitable.
  • National Equity Project trains leaders to address opportunity gaps to improve learning and education outcomes for all students and families who have been historically underserved by their schools and districts. They work to build culture, conditions, and competencies for excellence and equity in districts, schools, classrooms, nonprofits, and communities.
  • New York City Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) is a group of current and former public school educators and their allies committed to fighting for social justice in their school system and society at large, by organizing and mobilizing teachers, developing curriculum, and working with community, parent, and student organizations. They are educators who believe that education is an integral part of social change and that we must work both inside and outside the classroom because the struggle for justice does not end when the school bell rings.
  • People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB) is a national and international collective of anti-racist, multicultural community organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social transformation. The People’s Institute believes that racism is the primary barrier preventing communities from building effective coalitions and overcoming institutionalized oppression and inequities. Through Undoing Racism®/Community Organizing Workshops, technical assistance, and consultations, The People’s Institute helps individuals, communities, organizations, and institutions move beyond addressing the symptoms of racism to undoing the causes of racism so as to create a more just and equitable society.