Cultural and Diversity Resources
We have assembled a list of resources that can help you expand your understanding of your community and the world. Many of these sources have their own resource links which can further expand your knowledge.
Black Voices - http://www.blackvoices.com
Association of American College and Universities - http://www.aacu.org
AAC&U facilitates campus-based work on mobilizing collaborative leaders for educational and institutional effectiveness, building faculty capacity in the context of institutional renewal, strengthening curricular to serve student and societal needs, establishing diversity as an educational and civic priority, and fostering global engagement in a diverse but connected world.
Austin Powwow - http://www.austinpowwow.net/austinpowwow.htm
The Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival is an educational event organized by the Native American Parents' Committee of the Austin Independent School District and Great Promise Inc., a non-profit organization.
Career Magazine - http://www.careermag.com/
Career Magazine is an interactive career employment and job resource center offering resume submissions, mail list, recruiter directories, consultant directories, job openings, articles, legal briefs, interactive advice column, relocation resources, advertising information, the new sector focus on diversity and much more.
Center for the Study of White American Culture - http://www.euroamerican.org
The Center supports cultural exploration and self-discovery among white Americans. It encourages a dialogue among all racial and cultural groups concerning the role of white American culture in the larger American society.
Community Action Network - http://www.caction.org
The Community Action Network provides a Community Forum for creative and collaborative problem solving, inclusive community participation and community consensus building. It also provides tools that community organizations can use to most effectively leverage resources to meet evolving community challenges.
"Building Chicano/o Latina/o Communities Through Networking"
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Best Practices Study Results) - http://www.eeoc.gov
DOS Gender and Sexuality Center - http://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/gsc/
The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), created in 2004, is funded by student fees through the Student Services Budget Committee at The University of Texas at Austin. The Center is here to provide a safe space for all members of the campus community to explore and organize around issues of gender and sexuality.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities - http://www.hacu.net/hacu/default.asp
As a national association representing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), HACU?s work is to promote nonprofit, accredited colleges and universities where Hispanics constitute a minimum of 25 percent of the enrollment at either the graduate or undergraduate level.Human Rights Watch - http://www.hrw.org
"Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world."
Job Accommodation Network - http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu
"JAN is an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the employability of people with disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)."
Multicultural Information Center - http://www.utexas.edu/student/mic/
The Multicultural Information Center is the umbrella/advisory organization for the five agencies within the center (African American Affairs, Asian American Affairs, Hispanic Affairs, International Agency and Longhorn Indian Council)."
National Multicultural Institute - http://www.nmci.org
"NMCI?s mission is to increase communication, understanding and respect among people of different racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and to provide a forum for discussion of the critical issues of multiculturalism facing our society."
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - http://www.pflag.org
"Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights."
President?s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities - http://www.access4911.org/president's_committee.htm
The President?s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities?mission is to communicate, coordinate and promote public and private efforts to enhance the employment of people with disabilities. The Committee provides information, training and technical assistance to America?s business leaders, organized labor, rehabilitation and service providers, advocacy organizations, families and individuals with disabilities."
Saludos Career Web - http://www.saludos.com
The Saludos web site was created to provide an Internet starting for applicants seeking jobs and employers seeking bilingual, college educated candidates. The site is an offshoot of the print magazine Saludos Hispanos, a national Hispanic career and employment journal.
Simon Wiesenthal Center - http://www.wiesenthal.com
"In November 1977, the Simon Wiesenthal Center was founded. Today, together with its world enowned Museum of Tolerance, it is a 400,000 member strong international center for Holocaust remembrance, the defense of human rights and the Jewish people."
Southern Poverty Law Center - http://www.splcenter.org
"The Southern Poverty Law Center is a non-profit organization that combats hate intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation."
Texas Hillel - http://www.texashillel.org/
Texas Hillel is a welcoming Jewish community for students of the University of Texas at Austin. We host a variety of social, cultural, educational and religious events. There is a lot going on here?come find your spot.
Tolerance.org - http://www.tolerance.org/
Tolerance.org is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity.
University of Maryland Diversity Database - www.umd.edu/diversity/web/