Local Resources

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ST. LOUIS)

The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all." 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.

THE DIVERSITY AWARENESS PARTNERSHIP

The Diversity Awareness Partnership is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

HATEBRAKERS

HateBrakers are victims, bystanders and perpetrators who put a stop to the predictable cycle of hate - breeds - hate instead of becoming haters themselves. HateBrakers.org spotlights their unique recoveries from violence, bullying, racism, scapegoating and other aggressive acts and celebrates their leadership and heroism.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR COMMUNITY AND JUSTICE OF METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS

The National Conference for Community and Justice of Metropolitan St. Louis (NCCJSTL) is a human relations organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry, and racism in America. NCCJSTL promotes understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution, and education.

STUDENT-TO-STUDENT

Student-to-Student STS) is a program striving to reduce stereotypes and prejudice in the students it reaches. Initially funded in 1992 by a planning grant of the Jewish Federation, Student-to-Student has reached thousands of students in area schools that lack a Jewish presence. Young people who have had this experience can now put a “human face” to Judaism—the best antidote to bigotry and intolerance.

URBAN LEAGUE OF METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS

The mission of the Urban League is to assist African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality, and civil rights through advocacy, coalition building, program services, and promoting communication and understanding among different races and cultures.

WYMAN CENTER

Founded by a group of prominent St. Louis citizens, Wyman develops and administers long-term, outcome-based programs to help teens find meaning and purpose, develop healthy lifestyles, and then share their success with their communities. Throughout its history, the organization has served more than 600,000 St. Louis-area children and youth through a variety of youth development programming.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP ST. LOUIS

Founded in 1989, Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL) educates and prepares our community’s future leaders. The program provides high-school juniors with a firsthand opportunity to gain problem-solving skills and strategies, develop awareness of issues in our region, and learn how they can make a positive difference.