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A Better Chance, Inc. A Boston, Massachusetts program that places gifted minority high school students in quality college preparatory schools

A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute The Institute coordinates diversity education programs for schools, universities, corporations, community organizations, and law enforcement agencies in an effort to combat prejudice, promote democratic ideals, and strengthen pluralism

ALANA - (African, Latino, Asian, Native and American) A Brattleboro, Vt.-based program that brings together communities of color and government institutions by addressing various social issues in a culturally sensitive manner

Artists Collective, Inc. A Hartford, CT program that incorporates cultural diversity in dance, theater, music and visual arts

Beaver Race Initiative Development Group Effort A Beaver Falls, PA program that brings people together to discuss race relations in their communities

Belmont Against Racism Belmont Against Racism, in Belmont, MA, focuses on reducing racism And exclusionary practices through community education.

Black and White Boston Coming Together, Inc. A Boston-based organization that brings people of different races together in both professional and social settings

Brooklyn Unity Campaign A campaign created to increase communication among Brooklyn's multiethnic citizens and to honor diversity

Buffalo State College Equity and Campus Diversity Mini-Grant Program A Buffalo, NY program that addresses discrimination and harassment issues on a college campus

Building an Intercultural Congregation Building an Intercultural Congregation in Louisville, KY, blends religious teaching with racial and cultural sensitivity for racial reconciliation.

Career Beginnings A Boston, MA-based program that works with high school students to prepare them for higher education and employment

City at Peace A program that teaches young people conflict-resolution skills and leadership principles

Coalition for Asian Pacific American Youth Coalition for Asian Pacific American Youth, Boston, MA, is a youth-led multi-ethnic and multiracial coalition for advocacy.

Coalition For Mutual Respect A New Rochelle, NY organization that sponsors activities to bring together blacks and Jews in the area

Common Ground Common Ground in Hartford, CT, teaches both leadership skills and multicultural appreciation to children of various ethnic backgrounds.

Community Action Project A faith-based organization founded in 1992 by clergy and lay leaders in Brooklyn to bring different ethnic and racial groups together to address the social and economic issues that concern them

Community Change, Inc. A Boston, MA program that works to end racism in the city

Community Connection A support system for collaborative activities created to encourage positive relationships among members of multicultural communities

Community in Contact A Bridgeport, CT program that engages individuals, churches and the community in dialogues on race

Community Minority and Cultural Center, CASE Program A program which fosters understanding between the diverse youth of Lynn and local police officers

Conference on Racism: Yours, Mine, and Ours The Conference on Racism created to foster a dialogue on racism and establish the "12 Steps Toward Undoing Racism"

Cultural Sensitivity: Orientation for the New Juvenile Justice Professional Center for Juvenile Justice Training and Research, implemented a program to train juvenile justice probation officers to become more familiar with and sensitive to their clients' cultures

Dialogue: Racism A Houston, TX program that seeks to end prejudice and racism by examining stereotypes, overt racism and subtle racism

Discovery: A Leadership Program for Girls and Women A New York, NY program that increases girls' and women's sense of leadership ability

Diversity - A Passage to the Future at Xerox The Xerox Corporation works towards a pluralistic environment by implementing programs which promote inclusion and understanding as well as by raising awareness about prejudicial or discriminatory behavior

Diversity Consortium Resource Groups Strategic diversity initiatives which serve diverse customers and the Bell Atlantic workforce.

Diversity Roundtables A Pittsburgh, PA program that allows college students to discuss and debate issues related to diversity on campus

Double Discovery Center A New York, NY program that assists minority students who exhibit serious academic need, while instilling them with confidence, pride, curiosity and hope needed to complete secondary school and embark upon the path of higher education

DreamYard Drama Project A New York NY project that places professional artists in inner-city classrooms to build leadership and promote literacy among children

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative A Roxbury, MA program that enlists participation of local residents to direct the improvement efforts within their own community

El Puente El Puente is a community and youth leadership movement focused on strengthening the local community by organizing and supporting initiatives in community health, education, the arts, the environment and the local economy

Faculty Development Institute on Curriculum Infusion, Loyola College A program that prepares its students to function in an increasingly multicultural country

Fifth Avenue Committee FAC is a housing and redevelopment community organization in Brooklyn, New York that works to improve the standard of living in a predominantly low-income area with a diverse population

Flames A Brooklyn, NY program designed to bring young people of different racial backgrounds together to build long-lasting relationships

Food Project A Lincoln, MA summer program that brings together different teenagers to participate in the hands-on preparation of food

Global Kids, Inc. A New York-based program that teaches young people about global issues

Greater Boston Catholic Charities A social service agency of the Archdiocese of Boston dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Eastern Massachusetts

Greater Philadelphia High School Partnership: Students United in Service A Philadelphia, PA program that encourages students to participate in academic and community-service programs

Hartford Areas Rally Together A Hartford, CT community development organization that focuses on employment, youth, housing and community mobilization issues

Higher Ground A Boston, MA-based program that works with colleges and universities to increase the number of minority and low-income college students who graduate

Inter-Faith Bridge Builders Coalition A Utica, NY coalition of clergy who work to end racism and secure equal treatment for everyone

Interfaith Action A multi-faith, multiracial organization that bridges the racial, ethnic and economic diversity in the city and suburbs of Rochester

Irish Immigration Center The Irish Immigration Center, in Boston, MA., cross-cultural programs counter address racism, advocate immigrant rights and combat discrimination.

It's US: A Celebration of Who We Are in America Today A Time Magazine inspired diversity effort that provides a traveling photographic exhibition designed specifically for schools, communities and families to encourage discussion on diversity and race relations

La Casa de Don Pedro, Inc. A Newark, New Jersey-based program that provides a multitude of community services to the racially and ethnically diverse North Ward population

Many Faces of Lynn: City of Immigrants A Lynn, Massachusetts program that fosters cultural understanding among the city's diverse youth

Metropolitan Indochinese Children and Adolescent Services (MICAS)-South Cove MICAS provides mental health and social services to the Southeast Asian community, and collaborates with other community-based organizations to facilitate joint youth activities that foster inter-ethnic understanding in Lynn, Massachusetts

Milestone Adventures An East Montpelier, VT program that sponsors activities that bring people of different races together

Minority Training For Career Ladder in Child Care A program began in response to a need for child care providers whose language and cultural background reflected the changing demographics in the city.

Mosaic Initiative A W. Hartford, CT student-led initiative to bring different campus groups together to reduce isolation

Multicultural Music Group Inc. A New York, NY organization that promotes multicultural arts instruction

National Conversation on Race, Ethnicity and Culture An organization created to enlighten people about the various cultures that exist within society and to encourage and broaden dialogue among people who have limited interaction with those of different backgrounds

New Majority Joint Venture Initiative The New York-based initiative brings together business owners from minority communities to improve communications and promote sustainable business relations

Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society A Boston, MA-based organization that examines the how sports relate to different societal issues, including race

Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families A traveling photographic exhibit that celebrates racial diversity in the American family

Pathways to Teaching Careers Program A program that develops and tests new models designed to increase and diversify the supply of well-trained public school teachers and prepare teachers to meet the challenges of teaching in different communities

Peace Games A Sommerville, MA-based program that works with young children and their families to create safe schools and teach the value of respecting people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds

Prep for Prep A New York, NY, program that helps minority youth enter independent schools and attend college

PRIDE -- Power Represented by Individuals who value Diversity and Equality An Abington Friends School effort to foster discussions on race, promote conflict resolution, and celebrate different cultures

Pro-integrative Consultation A Philadelphia, PA-based program that provides guidance to local communities that want to sustain racial integration in their cities

Public Conversation Project A Watertown, MA project that sponsors discussions on stereotypes, the importance of diversity and building better relationships among people

Publicolor A New York-based nonprofit organization that works with young people, using painting as a way to increase their self-esteem and build camaraderie

Race Relations Dialogue Month A Bridgewater, NJ program that sponsored racial dialogues throughout April 1998

Race, Relationships, and Reality: A Performance About The Real Life Experiences of Villanova University Community Members A Villanova, PA program where college students relay their experiences on race in a play

Racism Awareness Program The Akron-based program was created in 1993 to create a network of Mennonite and Brethren individuals in churches around the country who would be committed to ending racism in their communities

Reconcilers Fellowship A Philadelphia, PA church program that encourages people to discuss racism

Samuel S. Fels Cluster of the Philadelphia School District A Philadelphia School District effort that trains teachers to address the needs of their culturally diverse students and offers programs to engage students, parents and school staff in projects that celebrate diversity

SHINE (Seeking Harmony In Neighborhoods Everyday) A Princeton, NJ program that sponsors workshops for racially diverse children to learn tolerance, non-violence and self-esteem

Sponsor-A-Scholar A Philadelphia, PA-based program that matches at-risk youth with mentors to provide them with academic guidance

Springfield Vietnamese-American Civil Association Springfield Vietnamese-American Civil Association in Springfield, MA, serves as an advocate for the Southeast Asian refugee and immigrant community through liaison work with local social service agencies.

St. Paul's Multi-ethnic Center, Inc. A Woodside, NY center that reaches out to immigrants and helps them integrate into the community

Students Against Racism Organization A Great Neck, NY organization that encourages students to reduce prejudice in their schools

Students Together Omitting Prejudice (STOP) A Sudbury, MA, program using role-playing and discussion, STOP gives students the tools to confront prejudice and discrimination

Support Training Results In Valuable Employment A New York-based program that trains young adults with the proper skills to attain employment

Task Force on Police and Urban Youth, U.S. Department of Justice's Community Relations Service An U.S. Justice Department Community Relations Service (CRS) project to bring together police officials, youth advocacy agencies and academicians to address the considerable tension between police and minority youth throughout New England

Teaching for a Bias-Free World A program developed to work with teachers to eliminate prejudice and maintain an awareness of where bias exists in the schools

Teaching Tolerance Project The project offers free, high-quality educational materials to help teachers promote interracial and intercultural harmony in the classroom and beyond

Team Harmony A Boston, MA annual, multi-media event combining entertainment, education and inspiration to help young people learn to respect one another's differences

Teen Opportunity Program A New York NY/West Milford, NJ year-round initiative that provides drop-out prevention, multicultural education and conflict resolution activities to inner-city children

Two Towns: One Community A New Jersey-based organization that develops strategies to sustain racial balance in the housing market

Underground Railroad Education and Preservation Initiative Underground Railroad Education and Preservation Initiative, in Washington, D.C., coordinates nationwide education and preservation efforts relating to the Underground Railroad.

UNITY An Edison, NJ high school club that allows students to meet and discuss race relations

We the People @ IBM An IBM initiative that promotes workplace diversity and interoffice dialogue about race and ethnicity

Young Heroes Program The Boston-based program was created in 1995 to unite sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from all racial and socioeconomic backgrounds to perform community service

YouthBuild U.S.A. A Somerville, MA program that encourages young adults to serve in community-service projects in their neighborhoods

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