National Resources

National and international organizations involved in creating and sustaining diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • National Resources

    Advocates for Human Rights

    At the forefront of the world’s human rights movement, The Advocates for Human Rights, a 501(c)(3) organization, creates and maintains lasting, comprehensive, and holistic change on a local, national, and global scale.

    Amnesty International

    We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.

    American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

    The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

    For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

    Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

    The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all."

    Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

    As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

    Human Rights Watch (HRW)

    Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice.

    Jewish Voice For Peace (JVP)

    Jewish Voice For Peace members are inspired by the Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law, and U.S. foreign policy based on these ideals.

    Lawyers’ Committee for Civil 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.

    League of Women Voters (LWV)

    The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives.

    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

    The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

    NAME is a non-profit organization that advances and advocates for equity and social justice through multicultural education.

    National Organization for Women (NOW)

    As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States.

    National LGBTQ Task Force

    The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.

    Peace Corps

    The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.

    Planned Parenthood

    Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual's income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence.

    Sierra Club

    Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters.

    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.

    US Human Rights Network

    The US Human Rights Network is a national network of organizations and individuals working to build and strengthen a people-centered human rights movement in the United States, where leadership is centered on those most directly affected by human rights violations, and the full range of diversity within communities is respected and embraced.