National Resources

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE
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.

 

FOUNDATION FOR ETHNIC UNDERSTANDING
The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) was founded in 1989 by Rabbi Marc Schneier and the late Joseph Papp. FFEU is committed to the belief that direct, face-to-face dialogue between leaders of ethnic communities is the most effective path toward the reduction of bigotry and the promotion of reconciliation and understanding.

THE JEWISH FEDERATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA
The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities in North America, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (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.

 

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.

 

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society.