Ethnic Minority Resources
Here are some links to organizations and resources that promote ethnic and minority involvement and advocacy.
| Asian American Resource Workshop
AARW is a a member-led organization that works toward racial, social, and economic justice through arts and culture, political education, leadership development, and neighborhood and issue-based organizing.
| Boston Branch NAACP
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality and rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
| Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness
MCNAA's mission is to assist Native American residents with basic needs and educational expenses; to provide opportunities for cultural and spiritual enrichment; to advance public knowledge and understanding that helps dispel inaccurate information & myths; and to work toward racial equality by addressing some of the inequities across the Commonwealth.
| Massachusetts Educational Opportunity Association
MEOA is made up of educators, policy makers, professionals in the private sector and other individuals committed to ensuring that secondary and post-secondary educational opportunities are appropriate and accessible to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
| MTA Task Force on Race
The MTA reaffirms its commitment to eliminate discrimination in public education and “to prevent any encroachment on basic civil and human rights.
| NEA American Indian/ Alaska Native Caucus
The American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Caucus of the National Education Association (NEA) is established to advance and promote the education of American Indian/Alaska Native students.
| NEA Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus
The purpose of NEA APIC is to identify and advocate Asian, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander issues and concerns within NEA.
| NEA Black Caucus
The mission of the NEA Black Caucus is to advance the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.
| NEA Ed Justice
NEA EdJustice engages and mobilizes activists in the fight for racial, social and economic justice in public education.
| NEA Hispanic Caucus
The NEA Hispanic Caucus is a special interest advocacy group dedicated to ensuring all students, families, and communities have access to a quality public educational system that provides an environment free of social bias, cultural oppression, and institutional racism.
| North American Indian Center of Boston
NAICOB's mission is to empower the Native American community with the goal of improving the quality of life of Indigenous peoples.
| Southern Policy Law Center
The SPLC is a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people.
| Teaching Tolerance | Diversity, Equity And Justice
Teaching Tolerance's mission is to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy.
| United American Indians of New England
UAINE is a Native-led organization of Native people and our supporters who fight back against racism and for the freedom of Leonard Peltier and other political prisoners..
| Women's Institute for Leadership Development
WILD advocates for a vision of a labor movement that includes unions and all other organizations and people who join together to fight for the rights of working people and for social justice.