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Minority Populations

A collection of resources and organizations geared towards minorities.


The Habiba Chaouch Foundation
A nonprofit organization whose objective is to give Americans a sense of Arab culture and to dispel the myth of Arabs as terrorists.
Gay and Lesbian Arabic Society (GLAS)
Networking group based in the United States with chapters worldwide. Related news, chat room, and articles.
Anti-Asian Violence Network
A website that is devoted to the concern of Anti-Asian violence world-wide, using the internet to search for solutions to racial and ethnic violence.
Hapa Issues Forum
A national, non-profit organization that celebrates the mixed race Asian American experience.
Japanese American Citizens League
One of the largest membership-based Asian American advocacy organization that fights for the civil and human rights of Japanese Americans.
South Asian Lesbian & Gay Association of NYC
A social and political group for GLBT people who trace their descent from countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tibet as well as people of South Asian descent from countries such as Guyana, Trinidad and Kenya.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
A civil rights organization for ethnic minorities in the United States.
The National Black Guide LLC
Formed with the purpose of establishing an online resource for African Americans nationwide.
Hispanic Federation
To advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.
League of United Latin American Citizens
To advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.
National Association of Puerto Rican & Hispanic Social Workers (NAPRHSW)
Professional social workers committed to the betterment of the Puerto Rican and Hispanic communities, thus improving the community as a whole.
National Council of La Raza
Private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization focused on reducing poverty and discrimination, and improving opportunities, for Hispanic Americans.
Welcome to Asian-Nation, an authoritative, one-stop information resource and sociological exploration of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community.
Center for the Study of Biracial Children
Produces and disseminates materials for and about interracial families and biracial children.
Resources for Multiracial Families: creating a multiracial home environment, talking about race, multiracial Identity, hair & skin care, trans-racial adoption.
Project Race
A national organization supporting the movement for a multiracial classification and advocating on behalf of multiracial, interracial, and biracial children.
Cultural Survival
A recognized leader in educational and communication forums that advocate for the rights, voice and vision of indigenous peoples.
Indian Health Service
Responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska natives.
The National Council of Asian Pacific American
is a coalition founded in 1996, of twenty-seven Asian Pacific American organizations around the country. Based in Washington D.C, NCAPA serves to represent the interests of the greater AA and NHPI communities and to provide a national voice for AA and NHPI issues.
Native American Sites
A list compiled to provide access to sites that offer solid information about Native American organizations.
Resources for indigenous cultures around the world.
White Mountain Apache Tribe
Eastern Arizona’s White Mountain Apache Tribe.
The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
A coalition founded in 1996, of twenty-seven Asian Pacific American organizations around the country. Based in Washington D.C, NCAPA serves to represent the interests of the greater AA and NHPI communities and to provide a national voice for AA and NHPI issues.

Civil Rights

Artists Against Racism
An international non-profit organization featuring dozens of artists taking a stand against racism.

Building Equality
Challenging prejudice, discrimination, and domination based on ethnicity, race, national origin, language, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation age, class, ability, size.

Civil Rights Organization
Recruits, educates and mobilizes individuals of good conscience in the ongoing struggle for equal opportunity.

Cross Point Anti-Racism
A large collection of links in the field of human rights, anti-racism, refugees, women’s rights, anti-fascism, Shoah, etc.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
A resource for discrimination in employment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Eliminating Racism and Creating Equality
A non-profit organization focused on dismantling the invisible, yet socially destructive boundaries that have been fortified by the divisiveness of racial discrimination.

Institute for Global Communications
Advancing the work of progressive organizations and individuals for peace, justice, economic opportunity, human rights, democracy and environmental sustainability through strategic use of online technologies.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Their principal objectives are to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality in the United States and to eliminate race prejudice.

National Association of Black & White Men Together
A group committed to fostering supportive environments wherein racial and cultural barriers can be overcome and human equality can be realized.

Race Bridges
Devoted to bringing the races together in projects that seek to bridge racial division.


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released a new video message about the need to extend marriage equality to all New Yorkers.
Watch the video message from Governor Cuomo

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Diversity Training

Dignity for All Students Act

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Bullying Prevention Program
The The World's foremost Bullying Prevention Program proven to reduce bullying behavior.

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Event Calendar

Memoirs of Motherhood: Connecting Through Our Stories
Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00pm
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Bridges to Justice: Connecting through Our Stories
Every other Wednesday from 10:00am-12:00pm
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Mark your calendar for a food and beverage celebration of the highest caliber as several top chefs prepare their award-winning signature dishes right in front of your eyes. This open-style presentation will feature a sumptuous array of tasting stations with suggested Thanksgiving appetizers, entrees, side dishes, and desserts with an ethnic flair. Best of all, these culinary artists will divulge their secrets for serving up fine cuisine celebrated with a sense of occasion.
Free Citizenship Classes: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 631-654-4700 ext 248
Patchogue-Medford Library
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