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Resources to Address Racial Equity

This is a sampling of resources that address racism, ethnic relations, and inequities.

Advancement Project

A democracy and justice action group that works with communities seeking to build a fair and just multi-racial democracy in America.

American FactFinder

Information from the U.S. Census website can be sorted by zip code or by city/town name within a state or by the entire state. Each category can be expanded to provide even more detailed information.

Artists Against Racism

Teaches youth that we are all one people, regardless of religion, ethnicity, nationality, or skin color. Works to prevent prejudiced attitudes among young people.

Census Scope

A resource for doing original quantitative research on segregation by selecting neighborhoods in cities and then analyzing the data on race.

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity

A project of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund. Increases resources aimed at combating institutional and structural racism in communities through capacity building, education, and convening of grant-makers and grant-seekers.

Colorlines daily news site
Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice.

Colorlines is produced by a multiracial team of writers who cover stories from the perspective of community, rather than through the lens of power brokers.
Civil Rights

A collaboration of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, providing relevant and up-to-the-minute civil rights news and information. Each month, leaders of today’s progressive movement review five books on topics including voting rights, immigration reform, economic inequality, women’s rights, and educational equity.

Race Talks

Offers operating principles for group learning and for setting up multiracial learning communities learning environments that encourage people to see their own potential to affect the world around them. Promotes collaborative problem solving on issues, such as race, that create conflict.

Teaching Tolerance
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.
California Newsreel - Film and Video for Social Change Since 1968

The oldest nonprofit film production and video distribution center in the country — a leading resource center for the study of race and diversity, African American life and history, and African feature films and documentaries.

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University

Promotes racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance. Offers a virtual tour and scholarly and informative essays on racist images.

Media Rights | Rights, Standards, Discussion, And News

A nonprofit community website designed to help you use social issue documentary films. Offers ways to find films you are looking for, organize events around a specific film, or make more meaningful films about issues in your community.

PBS: Public Broadcasting Service

Holds a collection of videos on race and ethnicity about different groups.

Stirfry Seminars & Consulting - Diversity Training Seminars , Diversity Training Films and Diversity Training Materials
This organization offers innovative tools for diversity training to bridge attitudes and values to reflect and honor differences through dialogue. They create safe, authentic environments
where trust is experienced and relationships are transformed.
ISC | Advocacy & Leadership

Helps social justice leaders in the U.S. and abroad work more effectively for change through training in advocacy skills, networking with other activists, and one-on-one coaching.

Race Forward: Tools
Race Forward's mission is to build awareness, solutions and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information and experiences. We define racial justice as the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equal opportunities and outcomes for all and we work to advance racial justice through media, research, and leadership development.
The Arab American Institute

Committed to the civic and political empowerment of Americans of Arab descent. Represents both policy and community interests, focusing on two areas: campaigns and elections, and policy formulation and research.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans through advocacy, public policy, public education, and litigation.

The Aspen Institute

A forum in which people engaged in the field of comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs) — including foundation sponsors, directors, technical assistance providers, evaluators, and public sector officials — meet to discuss the lessons that are being learned in initiatives across the country, and to work on common problems they are facing.

California Tomorrow

Works with schools, family-serving institutions, early childhood programs, and communities to create a just and inclusive multiracial, multicultural, and multilingual society. Promotes equal access to and participation in major social, economic, and educational resources and institutions, and embraces diversity as a great strength.

CLASP: Policy Solutions That Work for Low-Income People

The Alliance for Quality Career Pathways (AQCP/the Alliance), a partnership of 10 states together with CLASP, has released its groundbreaking "Shared Vision, Strong Systems: The Alliance for Quality Career Pathways Framework 1.0," which establishes a common understanding of strong and effective career pathway systems. Read More "

Center for Social Inclusion

Works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism. Partners with communities of color and other allies to create strategies and build policy reform models to end racial disparity and promote equal opportunity

Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence

Focuses on institutional violence that affects immigrant, poor, and working-class communities. Founded by Asian women in 1986 as one of the first organizations in the United States to mobilize Asian communities to counter anti-Asian violence.




Seeks ways through person-to-person communication to develop a commitment to treating fellow human beings of all colors with love and respect. Promotes dialogue between people of all races to help them live and work together harmoniously and to erase racism.

Hope in the Cities | Initiatives of Change USA

An interracial, multi-faith network providing a framework for honest dialogue and collaboration among citizen groups. Works to create just and inclusive communities through reconciliation among racial, ethnic, and religious groups based on personal and institutional transformation.