Archive for October, 2011

National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

NPRC aims to systematically strengthen and enhance the social, political, and economic well-being of Puerto Ricans throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico with a special focus on the most vulnerable.

Website:

 http://www.bateylink.org/

National Council of La Raza

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

NCLR is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization established in 1968 to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans. NCLR is the largest constituency-based national Hispanic organization, serving all Hispanic nationality groups in all regions of the country.

Website:

 http://www.nclr.org/

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.

Website:

 http://www.civilrights.org

Cesar E. Chavez Foundation

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

Cesar E. Chavez Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization, which aims to maximize human potential to improve communities by preserving, promoting and applying the legacy and universal values of civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez.

Website:

 http://www.cesarechavezfoundation.org/

League of United Latin American Citizens

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

LULAC is the oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the United States. LULAC aims to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

Website:

 http://lulac.org/about/mission/

Dominican American National Roundtable

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

The Dominican-American National Roundtable (DANR) is a non-partisan, non-profit corporation seeking to bring together the different voices of all people of Dominican origin in the United States. DANR is a national forum for analysis, planning, and action to advance the educational, economic, legal, social, cultural, and political interests of Dominican Americans. It aims to ensure for U. S. Dominicans the full exercise of the rights and freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution of the United States of America.

Website:

 http://danr.org/

Nurturing Hispanic Communities

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

CNC is a non-profit organization providing human services to persons in need from all racial and ethnic groups.  CNC assists individuals to become self-reliant and builds bridges among America’s diverse communities.

Website:

 http://www.cnc.org/mission.php

American Immigration Council

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

The American Immigration Council aims to strengthen America by honoring its immigrant history and shaping how Americans think about and act towards immigration now and in the future. The American Immigration Council exists to promote the prosperity and cultural richness of U.S. by educating citizens about the enduring contributions of America’s immigrants; standing up for sensible and humane immigration policies that reflect American values; insisting that immigration laws be enacted and implemented in a way that honors fundamental constitutional and human rights; and working tirelessly to achieve justice and fairness for immigrants under the law.

Website:

 http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/

American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants’ Rights Project

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Civil Rights Resources.

The ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project is dedicated to expanding and enforcing the civil liberties and civil rights of non-citizens and to combating public and private discrimination against immigrants.

Website:

 http://www.aclu.org/immigrants-rights/about-aclus-immigrants-rights-project

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Labor Relations.

Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO, is the first and only national organization of Asian Pacific American (APA) union members.  Since its founding, APALA has played a unique role in addressing the workplace issues of the 660,000 APA union members and as the bridge between the broader labor movement and the APA community. Backed with strong support of the AFL-CIO, APALA has 13 chapters and pre-chapters and a national office in Washington, D.C.

Website:

 http://www.apalanet.org/

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