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Cultural and Diversity Resources

African American

Americans with Disabilities

Asian American

Hispanic

Native American/American Indian

Women

Recruitment Resources and Employment Opportunities

 

AFRICAN AMERICAN    

  • BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM (BAW) 
    An interactive, easy-to-use Internet community and comprehensive source of information for and about African Americans. Their goal is to provide visitors relevant news and information produced by original writers and the Black Press; to create a marketplace for consumers to buy merchandise; and for businesses to sell their merchandise. Visitors to the site can participate in lively discussions about issues that affect everyday life.

 

  • DOGON VILLAGE 
    A grassroots site dedicated to providing a vehicle for Blacks of the Diaspora to get the word out to the community globally. Dogon Village is dedicated to bridging the digital and educational divides in the minority communities. From providing free web site development and hosting, to technology consulting and training, they have worked to keep the community up to date with ways to utilize new technology to communicate with the masses. Additionally, they serve as point of contact for a number of organizations, disseminating information to members via e-mail and fax.

 

  • INFOPLEASE.COM 
    Provides information about the history of Black History Month, fun quizzes and crossword puzzles, a listing of notable African Americans in a variety of categories, special features unique to African Americans, and other resources.

 

 

  • THE FACES OF SCIENCE: AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE SCIENCES 
    Profiles African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering. African American chemists, biologists, inventors, engineers, and mathematicians have contributed in both large and small ways that can be overlooked when chronicling the history of science. By describing the scientific history of selected African American men and women we can see how the efforts of individuals have advanced human understanding in the world around us.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES

  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
    Includes an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) home page with information to assist persons with disabilities and to help communities better serve such individual.

 

  • DISABLED WORLD 
    The Disabled World is an online community for persons with disabilitIes. It covers all types of disabilities and health condition, plus offered unbiased reviews of many new assistive devices and living aids currently available to the disabled, baby boomers, and senior members of the community worldwide.

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ASIAN AMERICAN

  • INFOPLEASE.COM 
    Provides information on the origins of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, history and timelines, enclaves, fun quizzes and crossword puzzles, a listing of notable Asian Americans in a variety of categories, and other special features unique to Asian Americans.

 

  • CHINESE AMERICAN CITIZENS ALLIANCE (CACA) 
    The purpose of this alliance is to fully enjoy and defend the rights and privileges of American citizenship, to support and obey the laws and constitution of the United States, to cultivate the mind through exchange of knowledge, to effect a higher character among the members, and to observe and practice the fundamentals of brotherly love and mutual help.

 

  • EAST & SOUTHEAST ASIA: AN ANNOTATED DIRECTORY OF INTERNET RESOURCES 
    This directory is intended to be a window on the rich Internet resources on East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Asian Americans. Please note the following statement from the web site provider: "A variety of political and cultural perspectives has been accommodated here, and every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the links. The user, however, should exercise caution: sources and sponsors of individual Web sites should be verified as much as possible, and any potential political or commercial bias and hidden agenda should be taken into account. Listing of a Web site does not imply endorsement by the University of Redlands or by the compiler of this directory. New sites are added, and current lists are checked for dead, relocated and stale links on a regular basis."


  • ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS, INC. (OCA)   
    A national non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization of concerned Chinese and Asian Americans. OCA is dedicated to securing the rights of Chinese American and Asian American citizens and permanent residents through legislative and policy initiatives at all levels of the government.

 

  • ASIAN AMERICAN FORUM 
    Provides articles about Asian Americans on a variety of topics, such as general news, music, movies, and sports. The reader is allowed to get more information about the topic or voice an opinion by clicking on a link within the article

 

 

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HISPANIC

  • HISPANICS IN PHILANTHROPY (HIP) 
    Promotes stronger partnerships between organized philanthropy and Latino communities. HIP is a transnational association of grant makers representing corporate, public, and private philanthropies, nonprofit leadership, and academia. Programs sponsored by HIP include regional, national and international conferences and briefings; research and publications; information and referral for foundations seeking Hispanic staff, trustees, or consultants; and exchanges with Latin American foundations.

 

  • THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA (NCLR) 
    A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, organization established to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans. NCLR supports and strengthens Hispanic community-based organizations by providing organizational assistance in management, governance, program operations, and resource development. NCLR provides an Hispanic perspective on issues such as education, immigration, housing, health, employment and training, and civil rights enforcement, to increase policy-maker and public understanding of Hispanic needs, and to encourage the adoption of programs and policies which equitably serve Hispanics.

 

 

NATIVE AMERICAN/AMERICAN INDIAN

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  • AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES) 
    A national, non-profit organization that nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values. Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering, and technology arenas.

 

  • INFOPLEASE.COM 
    Provides information on the origins of American Indian Heritage Month, American Indian terms, almanac and encyclopedic information, fun quizzes and crossword puzzles, a listing of notable American Indians in a variety of categories, and other special features unique to American Indians.

 

  • WWW VIRTUAL LIBRARY-AMERICAN INDIANS 
    Index of Native American Resources on the Internet - This site is constructed primarily to provide information resources to the Native American community and only secondarily to the general community. The information is organized, insofar as possible, to make it useful to the Native American community and the education community.

 

  • THE ALASKA NATIVE KNOWLEDGE NETWORK 
    Is designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It has been established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaska Natives have acquired through cumulative experience over millennia. The Alaska Federation of Natives and the University of Alaska, with support from the National Science Foundation, have formed the Alaska Native/Rural Education Consortium to provide support for the integration of Alaska Native knowledge and ways of knowing into the educational systems of Alaska.
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WOMEN

  • BIOGRAPHIES OF WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS 
    Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia - an on-going project by students in mathematics classes at Agnes Scott College, in Atlanta, Georgia, to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics. There are biographical essays or comments on most of the women mathematicians and some photos.

 

  • FEMINA 
    Provides women with a comprehensive, searchable directory of links to female friendly sites and information on the World Wide Web.

 

  • FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION (FMF) 
    Is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.

 

 

  • ON CAMPUS WITH WOMEN (OCWW) 
    OCWW is a tri-quarterly online newsletter sponsored by the Association of American College and Universities' Program (AAC&U) on the status and education of women. It provides up-to-date information on women in higher education and resources on leadership. Each issue provides different global perspectives, specially featured topics as well as upcoming conferences, scholarships and grant opportunities.

 

 

  • WOMEN IN ENGINEERING PROPACTIVE NETWORK (WEPAN) 
    A national non-profit educational organization established to effect a positive change in the engineering infrastructure conducive to the academic and professional development of women and men. WEPAN offers information about conferences, publications, college programs, data and statistics, and funding sources.

 

  • WOMEN'S BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
    Is the only federal agency mandated to represent working women in the public policy process. Its mission is to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.

 

  • WOMEN'S SPORTS PAGE 
    An index of links to women's and girl's sports pages around the WWW. Includes a national clearinghouse for women's sports news, biographies of accomplished women athletes, reading lists, personal accounts of sport experiences, issues in women's sports, sports organizations and associations, and other resources.

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RECRUITMENT RESOURCES AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • ACADEMIC DIVERSITY SEARCH, INC. 
    An on-line national employment resource service specializing in connecting women and minorities with academic institutions.

 

  • INSIGHT INTO DIVERSITY (Formerly known as Affirmative Action Register)
    An online representation of the printed national EEO recruitment publication directed to females, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons as well as to all employment candidates.

 

  • BLACK COLLEGIAN ONLINE 
    This site offers business news, strategies, information, and resources for African American entrepreneurs, corporate executives, managers and professionals. It serves to seek out, analyze and disseminate information that is helpful to, and provides a forum for the ideas, ambitions and expressions of African American business people.

 

 

  • DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION  
    Diverse Issues (formerly known as Black Issues in Higher Education) is the nation's only news magazine dedicated exclusively to minority issues in higher education. Published bi-weekly, Diverse Issues brings in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the diverse education community, including African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans, as well as Americans with disabilities and women to every college and university in the United States.

 

  • DIVERSITY/CAREERS (in engineering and information technology)
    Provides job listings, career news and events for IT professionals.

 

  • HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION 
    The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is published 26 times a year. It is the sole Hispanic journal on today's college campus that reaches a broad cultural audience of educators, administrators, students, student service, and community-based organizations, plus corporations. It highlights the significance of communication in academic circles, the importance of positive learning experiences, the contributions of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic role models, and constructive observations on policies and procedures in academia.

 

  • IMDIVERSITY.COM 
    A one-stop career and self-development site devoted to serving the cultural and career-related needs of all minorities.

 

 

 

  • THE BLACK COLLEGIAN ONLINE 
    Provides cutting-edge information on career resources for Black collegians. Job search strategies, graduate school opportunities, career and industry reports are abundantly explored. This site is the cyberspace partner of THE BLACK COLLEGIAN Magazine, serving the career and self-development interests of African-American collegians.

 

  • THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT NEWSLETTER 
    This site provides a nationwide job bank for Native American Indians seeking professional and technical vacancies. It is used by employers nationally to increase the effectiveness of their diversity recruitment efforts.

 

  • WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION 
    A monthly source of news and views to provide an overview of issues affecting women on campus. Provides a calendar of events, career connections, and useful links to sites helpful to women.

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