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African American Economic Experience The AAEE generates a greater understanding of the importance of economics and entrepreneurship in providing solutions to social and economic problems in the black community.

Alternatives in Medicine: HIGH School Exposure Program A program in Dallas that provides underrepresented minority high school students with access to information about and exposure to minority role models in the health profession

American Institute of Managing Diversity An Atlanta, GA organization that studies the different approaches to achieving diversity

Amistad Research Center A New Orleans-based research institution that collects information on the history of racial and ethnic groups

ASPIRA A program that motivates Puerto Rican youth to stay in school and offer them career guidance

Atlanta Black/Jewish Coalition The Atlanta Black/Jewish Coalition enhances community awareness and motivates people to build bridges between the Black and Jewish communities.

Black History Tours A Dade County, FL-based activity that provides tours of African American historical sites

Bridging the Gap Project, Inc. An Atlanta, GA area project designed to improve the quality of life of Georgia's refugee and immigrant communities through crisis intervention, education and youth outreach

Black/Jewish Forum of Baltimore, Inc. A Baltimore, MD organization that promotes respect and understanding between the African American and Jewish communities

Camp Friendship Camp Friendship, in Memphis, TN, provides a bicultural learning experience for American and refugee youth while fostering respect for the cultures differences of others.

Center for Applied Linguistics: Program in Language and Public Policy A resource center for information on the application of language in public policy issues

Center for Racial Justice A faith-based program designed to help solve individual and collective problems related to race within the Tulsa community

Central and South Florida Higher Education Diversity Coalition A Miami, FL area effort to better incorporate diversity programs in participating colleges and universities through interscholastic dialogue and the sharing of best practices

Children's Express An organization that reaches out to youth across economic, academic, racial and cultural lines, and assists them in producing a monthly news service through which they can share their opinions

City at Peace-Charlotte A project created to provide opportunities for youth to develop positive interaction and mutual respect among themselves.

Color Me Human A Hixson, TN program that encourages organizations to use the program's logo as a symbol of diversity

Common Bonds Diversity Training A University of Texas collaboration created in response to the great diversity within the Austin Independent School District

Common Ground Program A New Orleans, LA based program designed to create and facilitate discussions on race relations. A primary emphasis of the program is in training participants to become moderators for discussions on race

Community Building Task Force A Charlotte, NC task force that engages institutions and grassroots leaders in constructive interracial dialogue to build an inclusive community

Coral Springs Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee A Coral Springs, FL committee that sponsors educational and cultural programs to address the needs of an increasingly diverse community

Democracy Resource Center The Lexington-based center began in 1990 under the auspices of the Kentucky Local Governance Project to encourage residents to take a greater interest and involvement in local government

Department of Defense Pilot Mentor-Protégé Program An Arlington, VA program that increases the participation of small disadvantaged businesses in the Department of Defense marketplace

DIALOGO: An Education Program to Improve Human Relations A Raleigh, N.C.-based program that uses art to education people about racial stereotypes

Diocesan Multicultural Network A multicultural network, consisting of diocesan agencies, departments and services, designed to improve communication and cultural diversity and share resources

Diversity Initiative Program, Florida International University A Miami, FL program that implements efforts that promote diversity on a university campus

Diversity Management Darden Restaurants developed the Diversity Management Department to develop diversity management competencies, link employee satisfaction to guest satisfaction and increase its local community presence. Its diversity tools, benchmarks and performance plans help achieve these goals at all levels.

Eracism A New Orleans, LA-based program that works with people of different races to improve racial tolerance and increase racial dialogue

First Gethsemane/Crescent Hill Reconciliation Project A project created to promote racial reconciliation by encouraging appreciation for racial and cultural differences

For Our Children in Urban Settings Program (FOCUS) A program that improves the retention and recruitment of teachers of color in Miami-Dade County, FL

H.D. Woodson HOOP DREAMS Scholarship Fund A Washington, DC volunteer organization that raises scholarships for outstanding college-bound seniors in need of financial assistance

Haitian Citizens Police Academy/Haitian Roving Patrol An community alliance formed to allow community residents a measure of control in policing their own neighborhoods

Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Multi-Cultural Center A Cocoa, FL-based center that organizes forums that focus on the value of racial and cultural diversity

Hope in the Cities The Richmond-based organization is an interracial, multi-faith network that bridges racial divides by hosting a series of constructive dialogues on race and ensuring the participation of government and non-governmental personnel in the dialogue

Human Relations in New Orleans: A Day of Healing A New Orleans activity that encourages people to discuss race-related issues in order to reduce racial and ethnic tension

I Have a Dream A Washington, D.C.-based program that provides academic support to students so they will eventually attend college

Imagine South Carolina The Charleston-based organization is a six-year statewide effort created in 1996 to increase public dialogue on the issue of race

Initiative on Race at the U.S. Department of Education A U.S. Department of Education Initiative which promotes honest and respectful communication among people of all races about issues of race in our workplace and in the larger society

Inner Strength, Inc. An Atlanta, GA-based anti-gang program that offers tutoring and mentoring to young men

Interfaith Action for Racial Justice Inc. A Baltimore, MD based coalition that brings nearly 110 organizations (from business, civil rights, educational, ethnic, religious, and community institutions) together to work on racial reconciliation projects involving education,employment, housing and transportation issues

Just Solutions Community Mediation Service A full-service community mediation program working with people of different races and cultures

Kentucky Commission On Human Rights - "A Conversation on Race" A Louisville, KY based effort to generate public discussion of race issues by conducting statewide live broadcasts of conversations on race. A 1-800 number allows citizens to call in after the shows with comments and ideas on concerning race

Kids' World, The Children's International Festival A Tulsa, OK-based festival that features activities which teach children about different cultures

Lee County Pulling Together A Fort Myers, FL program that holds public discussions for community leaders to explore how they can reduce racism

Leon County's Quality/Diversity Initiative A Tallahassee, FL-based initiative that teaches county employees effective management skills for working in an increasingly diversified workforce

Mega Project Initiative, U.S. Department of Labor Mega Project increases the representation of minorities and women in the skilled trades by building partnerships among private industry, community organizations, labor groups, and government.

Memphis Race Relations and Diversity Institute A Memphis, TN based effort to better city race relations through diversity-awareness training and other opportunities that promote discussion of diversity-related issues

Mickey Leland Kibbutzim Internship Foundation A Houston, TX foundation that sends high schools students to Israel for work and travel experience

Minority Pathways to the Health Professions A program implemented through the University of North Texas Health Science Center to promote interest in the medical profession among multiethnic elementary, middle and high school, and college students

Minority Round Table of Hampton Roads A Virginia Beach, VA-based community program that explores race-related issues in public schools

Mission Mississippi Mission Mississippi works to bring about racial unity through a statewide effort, representing black and white churches from almost every denomination

Montgomery County Consejo Latino Year-Long Community Consensus Dialogue on Ethnicity and Race A year long community consensus dialogue on race and ethnicity issues

Moore's Ford Memorial Committee A Bishop, GA-based committee that promotes justice and racial reconciliation in the community

Mosaic Harmony A choir formed with the mission to bring a message of unity and diversity to the community.

Moving Toward Community A University of Maryland at UMCP effort to make diversity a more pervasive part of the campus community by coordinating diversity activities in a single, united effort

Multicultural Center of Northwest Arkansas The Multicultural Center has been the focal point for community action to improve cultural understanding and relations between different ethnic communities in Washington and Benton Counties.

Multicultural Services Program-Catholic Social Services Catholic Social Services delivers comprehensive social services that help immigrants start new lives through economic self-sufficiency and cultural acclimation.

NASA Senior Executive Development Program The SES Candidate Development Program prepares qualified female and minority employees at the 14 and 15 grade levels for senior executive service to diversify NASA and ensure equal opportunities

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education The annual conference held, in different cities across the country, which addresses issues of conflict resolution and promotes cooperation and understanding among people of diverse ethnic backgrounds in higher education

National Italian American Foundation Inter-Ethnic Affairs Institute A coalition engaging Americans of all backgrounds in the effort to promote interracial cross-cultural dialogue and education

Native American Intertribal Council An organization that provides Native Americans working at the Kennedy Space Center with an opportunity to share native heritage, further cultural exchange and foster personal growth through an exchange of heritage values with others

Network to Freedom Interpretive Studies Program A Goldboro, NC program that teaches young people about race-related events in American and South African history

North Carolina Students Teach and Reach Program A North Carolina based program that trains college students to facilitate discussions on race in North Carolina secondary schools

Oktibbeha County Race Relations Team A Starkville, MS program that identifies and develops strategies for getting people to understand cultural, ethnic and racial differences

Operation Understanding DC A Washington, DC based program that works to rebuild the Black-Jewish alliance by training youth to actively fight racism, anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination

Partners in Peer Mediation: A Collaborative for Safe Harris County Schools A Harris County, TX-based program that teaches students conflict-resolution skills and the importance of peer mediation

Plan to Foster Minority Representation and Participation in Physical Therapy An Alexandria, VA organization that sponsors workshops, mentoring programs, and an awards ceremony to promote cultural understanding among physical therapists

Prejudice Awareness Summit A Washington, D.C. summit for middle school students to speak openly about prejudging others

PRO Hampton County (Pride Respect Opportunity) A county-wide, grassroots Healthy Communities Initiative, was formed in 1996 in Hampton County, SC. The taskforce addresses intergroup relations, health and life styles issues. PRO Hampton County places a strong emphasis on education and improving economic opportunity for community members.

Project Apprentices for a Positive Tomorrow An apprentice program in residential electrical wiring for mostly minority students

Project Harmony A Volusia County, FL effort involving classroom training and weekend retreats, designed to cultivate student leaders in middle school and to promote ethnic harmony

Public Allies A Washington, D.C. program that encourages young people to become involved in community-service projects

Reading on Wheels A Monticello, Arkansas program that provides at-risk youth with tutors from the local high school.

Resource Apprenticeship Program for Students A program for Native Alaskan youth created to encourage students to pursue higher education while providing them information regarding present and future employment opportunities with natural resource agencies

Scarritt-Bennett Center The Scarritt-Bennett Center is a nonprofit conference, retreat, and educational center committed to providing cross-cultural understanding, education, and creativity

Search for Common Ground on Race Project Search For Common Ground on Race is a program that facilitates cooperative projects between liberal and conservative organizations in areas related to race relations and affirmative action

South Carolina Links The South Carolina-based organization is a coalition of four organizations that united to seek redress for crimes committed against racial and ethnic residents in South Carolina

Student Leaders for Racial Understanding SLRU organizes students to dialogue openly with their peers and bridge racial divides

Student Unity Task Force, A Columbia, SC effort to increase racial awareness and tolerance among high school students by providing training sessions focused on diversity issues, cross-cultural communication skills and conflict resolution skills for students, faculty and administrators in every public high school in Richland County (Two private high schools are also involved)

The Club An organization founded to improve communication and cooperative involvement in community affairs between blacks and whites

Uniting Neighbors in Truth and Equality (UNITE) A Huntington, WV organization -- made up of representatives from state and local governments, educational institutions, and businesses -- that support programs that promote diversity awareness and racial reconciliation

Unity in the Community A Manassas, VA-based program that sponsors programs to educate the public about racial and religious tolerance

Unity Week: Seven Days of Harmony A Tulsa, OK 1995 effort that lasted over a one-week period and featured events that raised the racial consciousness of the city

UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. An Arlington, VA program for journalists of color to advance their presence and leadership in the news industry

VA Minority Forum, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs A Department of Veterans Affairs program that allows employees to safely and honestly discuss issues of diversity in the workplace

Voices United A Miami, Florida program that promotes cross cultural understanding through the arts and provides a voice for young people

Washington Interns for Native Students A program implemented through American University to provide Native American students with internships in various government agencies

World Communities of Louisville, Inc. A program that celebrates cultural diversity in Louisville, Kentucky

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