Diversity Civil Rights Organizations
• American Business Women’s Association
– American Business Women’s Association brings together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them through leadership; education, networking support and national recognition.
• AACU/UM Diversity web
- AAC&U has developed initiatives that bring together faculty and institutions of higher learning to provide national leadership that advances diversity and equity in higher education, and the best educational practices for an increasingly diverse population.
• American Association of University
- AAUW has been empowering women as individuals since 1881 working together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions ow women and their families.
• American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
- ADC is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage.
• Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
- ABIWT’s mission is to increase the impact of women on all aspects of technology and increase the positive impact of technology on the world’s women.
• Asian American Studies Center
– The Asian American Studies Center’s mission enrich the experience of the community by contributing to an understanding of the long neglected history, rich cultural heritage, and present position of Asian Americans in our society.
– ASPIRA’s mission is to empower the Puerto Rican and Latino community through advocacy and the education and leadership development of its youth.
• Association for Women in Communications
– The Association for Women in Communications is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines.
• Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies
– The mission of AHAA is to grow, strengthen and protect the Hispanic marketing and advertising industry by providing leadership in raising awareness of the value of the Hispanic market opportunities.
• Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting
– ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions.
• Black Data Processing Associates – BDPA remains committed to excellence and providing a wide spectrum of resources to members, corporate sponsors, businesses, educational institutions and the community.
• Black Retail Action Group
– BRAG’s mission is to promote the acceptance and participation of people of color at all levels of retail and related industries.
• Blacks in Government
– BIG has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues.
• Civil Rights
– Leadership Council on Civil Rights -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
• Diversity Resources, Inc.
– Diversity Resources, Inc. publishes diversity and multicultural educational and training materials for a wide variety of organizations. Its comprehensive portfolio of products includes an electronic multi-media multicultural calendar, video and print training materials, e-Learning, and books on cross-cultural competence in health care. Many of its products can be customized for organizational branding
• Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
– The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides information regarding U.S. laws against discrimination in the workplace and the rights of the people the agency seeks to protect.
• Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
– HACU represents more than 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
• Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
– HACR’s mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with our economic contributions.
• Human Rights Campaign
- Human Rights Campaign is the largest civil rights organization fighting for equality for the LBGT community.
– NOW ‘s purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in society – sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination.
- NAAAHR exists to provide a national forum where Black and African American human resources practitioners and those who are aligned with our goals can share, gain information and provide leadership on issues affecting their individual careers and the global workforce.
– The NAACP’s mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
• National Association for Black Veterans
– NABV is a nationally certified Veterans Service Organization that offers support and resources to black veterans.
• National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
– NAFEO was founded to provide an international voice for the nation’s HBCUs and other equal educational opportunity institutions to place and maintain the issue of equal opportunity in higher education on the national agenda
• National Association of Black Accountants(NABA)
– NABA is the leader in expanding the influence of minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance.
• National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives, Inc
– NAHFE is the Premier Organization Advocating for the Development and Advancement of Hispanics To Senior Level, Policy-Making Positions in the Federal Government.
• National Association of Minorities in Communications (NAMIC)
– NAMIC educates, advocates and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the telecommunications industry.
• National Black MBA Association, Inc.
- NBMBAA leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for Blacks.
• National Black MBA Association, Inc.
– New Jersey Chapter – Servicing the NBMBAA members in New Jersey.
• National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP)
– NSHP’s mission is to empower Hispanic professionals with information and connections.
• National Society of Hispanic MBAs
– The NSHMBA exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development.
• Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
– OFCCP administers and enforces three legal authorities that require equal employment opportunity.
• Office of Minorities in Higher Education
-is now ACE’s Center for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Eq ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association.
• Society of Women Engineers
– SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.
• The National Society of Black Engineers
– NSBE’s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
• The Women’s Education Equity Act Program
-This program promotes education equity for women and girls through competitive grants.
• Women in PR
-Women in PR encourages women to reach their full potential through discussing their professional growth and sharing their successes in PR with others.
• Women in Technology International
- WITI’s mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.