​​​​RACES FOR PEACE

Alliance for Justice - "AFJ works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans."


Anti-Defamation League - "Now the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all."


Anti-Violence Project - "Today, AVP provides free and confidential assistance to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected people each year from all five boroughs of New York City through direct client services and community organizing and public advocacy."


Foundation for a Better Life - "The goal of The Foundation for a Better Life is to offer inspirational messages to people everywhere as a contribution toward promoting good values, good role models and a better life."


NAACP- "The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination."


Not In Our Town - "Not In Our Town is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe, inclusive communities for all. Not In Our Town films, new media, and organizing tools help local leaders build vibrant, diverse cities and towns, where everyone can participate."


Partners Against Hate - "...offered promising education and counteraction strategies for young people and the wide range of community-based professionals who work and interact with youth, including parents, law enforcement officials, educators, and community/business leaders."


Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity - "The goal of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) is to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources aimed at combating institutional and structural racism in communities through capacity building, education, and convening of grantmakers and grantseekers."


Southern Poverty Law Center - "The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society."


Stop The Hate - "...is an educational initiative of Campus Pride and supports colleges and universities in preventing and combating hate on campus as well as fostering the development of community."


The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human 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."

Educational Websites that Promote Peace

Anti-Violence Project - Report Violence

http://www.avp.org/get-help/report-violence

24 Hour Hotline:  212-714-1441


National Domestic Violence Hotline  

http://www.thehotline.org/

1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)


National Organization for Victim Assistance

http://www.trynova.org/

800-879-6682 (800-TRY-NOVA)

Do you know someone who is passionate about  promoting peace and who would like to share their knowledge?  Are you a member of an organization that would like to provide information at a Races for Peace event?  If so, please let us know!  

"The Bill of Rights"

The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution that provide individual protections and specific limits on government power.  Provided by the Bill of Rights Institute.


"Know Your Rights"

A series of informative links covering your rights during situations ranging from freedom of religion to domestic violence to transgender discrimination, and more!  Provided by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 


"You Have The Right To Remain Silent" ​A practical resource when dealing with law enforcement.  Provided by the National Lawyers Guild

Education

Peace comes when we learn from each other.

We are excited to use this space to share resources, provide educational material, and to promote respect and understanding of each other's rights. 


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