NAACP NAACP (The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) has striven
to Ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all
persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange
of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various
activities and functions.
ASALH ASALH - The Mission of ASALH (Association for the Study of African American Life and
History) s to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about
Black life, history and culture to the global community.
Asian American Resources:
Asian-Nation Asian-Nation - your one-stop information resource and overview of the historical,
demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American
community. You can think of Asian-Nation as an online version of "Asian Americans
Asian American Studies Center Asian American Studies Center - enrich the experience of the universities by contributing
to an understanding of the long neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present
position of Asian Americans in our society
US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is the
oldest and largest national, nonprofit, non partisan organization representing all
Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts,
sports, education, public and community services.
Civil Rights and Community Organizations Resources:
Social Work Degree.net List of 100 Civil Rights and Community Organizations along with other social justice
National Council on Disabilities National Council on Disabilities - NCD's overall purpose is to promote policies, programs,
practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with
NOD NOD (National Organization on Disability) focuses on increasing employment opportunities
for the 79 percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.
Financial Aid and Scholarships Resources for Minorities:
Affordable Colleges Online List of financial opportunities for minority students. Categories include Females,
African Americans, Asian and Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and more.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Resources:
LGBTQ+ Resource Center at Ferris Located in the University Center, The LGBTQ+ Center serves to foster a supportive
environment that is open, safe, and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations,
gender identities, and gender expressions. The Center’s objective is to promote understanding,
acceptance, and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community by creating, educating, and advocating,
and nurturing a healthier and compassionate environment for all.
CenterLink CenterLink exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community
centers and to build a unified center movement.
UNF LGBT Resource Center UNF (University of North Florida) LGBT Resource Center Mission is to provide valuable
education and resources for the entire campus community with a commitment to advocacy,
equality, respect, and support for LGBT students, faculty, and staff.
Gay Center The Gay Center provides a secure place to come together and plan, share knowledge
and expertise, and to shape our future as a vibrant community in New York and around
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986
with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU’s exemplary leadership
on behalf of the nation’s youngest and fastest-growing population, the Association
rapidly grew in numbers and national impact.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as
related support services. HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply
to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help
lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.
DOI.gov DOI.gov (Department of the Interior) Hispanic Resources provides over 40 resource
Native American Resources:
American Indian College Fund The American Indian College Fund provides Native American student scholarships and
programmatic support for the nation's 34 accreditedtribal colleges and universities located on or near Indian reservations to provide
access to an affordable, quality higher education.
NativeWeb NativeWeb - A collective project of many people, with the vision of embracing ancient
teachings and modern technology.
National Indian Education Association (NIEA) From advocating on key policy issues to being on the verge of groundbreaking research
on Native education, NIEA continues to lead the way in championing Native education. We
believe that by building strong partnerships with Tribal and Native Communities, as
well as creating alliances with partners who share a common vision, such as the Campaign
for High School Equity, we can effectively impact and improve the opportunities provided
to our students and families.
USDA NAL USDA NAL (United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Library) Contains
links to Native American organizations, planning tools, case studies, funding programs,
federal, state and local contacts, statistical data and online publications.
The Facets of Religion The Facets of Religion - A comprehensive site featuring information on and documents
supporting 10 different religions such as Hinduism, Judaism, and Buddhism.
The Interfaith Alliance The Interfaith Alliance - The Interfaith Alliance offers a mainstream, faith-based
agenda committed to the positive role of religion as a healing and constructive for
in public life.
Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch: Women's Rights - Millions of women throughout the world live in
conditions of abject deprivation of, and attacks against, their fundamental human
rights for no other reason than that they are women. This website looks at current
issues and news about women's rights worldwide.
NOW National Organization for Women - NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about
equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the
workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion,
birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against
women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in
Women's eNews Women's eNews - is the definitive source of substantive news--unavailable anywhere
else--covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women's perspectives
on public policy. It enhances women's ability to define their own lives and to participate
fully in every sector of human endeavor.
Defending the civil rights of all people of Arab heritage in the United States;
Promoting civic participation;
Encouraging a balanced U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and;
Supporting freedom and development in the Arab World.
National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) NAFSA was founded in 1948 as the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers
to promote the professional development of U.S. college and university officials responsible
for assisting and advising the 25,000 foreign students who had come to study in the
United States after World War II. The academic institutions, government agencies,
and private organizations that combined to form NAFSA knew that meeting the needs
of diverse students required special knowledge and competencies.
International Student Organization in the USA (ISO) ISO always stands at the service of international students who are currently studying
in the USA. Founded in 1958, ISO strives to address the needs of international students.
The objective of the organization has never changed: to ease the life of international
students while away from their home country. This objective is fulfilled by providing
international students with information which might help them get through their educational
experience in easier and more affordable ways.