Civil Rights Resources

East Coast Asian American Student Union

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ECAASU aims to inspire, educate, and empower those interested in Asian American issues. It sets goals to strengthen Asian American student organizations through intercollegiate communication in order to serve the social and educational needs of Asian American students; to advance the social equality of minorities by eliminating prejudice and discrimination, defending human and civil rights, and combating racism and hate crimes by activities permitted under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code; to encourage Asian Americans to participate in the electoral process through non-partisan and, unbiased voter registration, get-out-the-vote, and voter education drives that are not restricted to one election period and are carried out in more than five states; and to promote community-building and mutual understanding among Asian Americans with different nationalities and all people of color.

Website:

http://www.ecaasu.org/site/

LatinoJustice Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund

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LatinoJustice PRLDEF champions an equitable society. Using the power of the law together with advocacy and education, LatinoJustice PRLDEF protects opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in school and work, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities.

Website:

 http://prldef.org/index.html

National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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/

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