Many non-profit organizations share our mission of fighting against prejudice. Visit their web sites to learn more... The following links are provided as a service to our visitors, and do not necessarily constitute a partnership with TAP. Please note that TAP has no control over the content on these sites. Please contact the site operators for these sites with any questions.
American Association of School Administrators
AASA, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for over 14,000 educational leaders across America and in many other countries. AASA's mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children. The four major focus areas for AASA are: Improving the condition of children and youth; Preparing schools and school systems for the 21st century; Connecting schools and communities; Enhancing the quality and effectiveness of school leaders
American Association of University Women
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation's leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day - educational, social, economic, and political.
Annie Lynn, "No Time For Hate"
"No Time For Hate" available for free listening and/or purchase at: http://www.broadjam.com/artists/songs.php?artistID=27933&mediaID=379062
Connecticut Education Association
Since its founding more than 160 years ago, CEA has been a grassroots organization that is a strong and effective champion for teachers and public schools. CEA lobbies for pro-education legislation at the state and federal levels, advances and protects the rights of teachers at the bargaining table, and works with state policymakers to continue to elevate the teaching profession and promote public education.
Everyday Democracy helps people of different backgrounds and views talk and work together to solve problems and create communities that work for everyone.
Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History and Ourselves is an international educational and professional development organization whose mission is to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.
GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Global Issues in Language Education
Our group works to promote global awareness, international understanding, social responsibility and action to solve world problems through content-based language teaching drawing on fields such as global education, peace education, environmental education and human rights education.
Jazz for Peace
When we fill our souls up with creativity, artistry and intelligence, things of that nature, we have a better chance at avoiding the behavior that leads to destruction.
Jim Crow Museum
Our mission is to promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance.
Mama's Boyz comic strip by Jerry Craft
The Mama's Boyz characters have been used to convey serious messages to the public such as when they acted as official spokescharacters for the American Diabetes Association's African-American Program. The comic strip has also been used to enlighten readers about AIDs (The NY Daily News); organ and tissue donation (Donate Life! America); teen pregnancy (The DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy); and truancy (DC Public School System). They were also used in a full-color 32 page comic book to teach kids about leukemia. Jerry Craft is one of TAP's advisors for the Art Contest.
NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Be a strong advocate for public policies that promote a better world through international education and exchange.
NAIS: National Association of Independent Schools
NAIS serves as the national voice of independent education, advocating on behalf of its members. The association offers research and trend analysis, leadership and governance guidance, and professional development opportunities for school and board leaders.
NAME: National Association for Multicultural Education
NAME is a non-profit organization that advances and advocates for equity and social justice through multicultural education.
National Urban League
The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
Native Village was created as an educational and current events resource for Native youth, teens, families, educators, and friends.
Not in Our Town
Not In Our Town's mission is to guide, support and inspire people and communities to work together to stop hate and build safe, inclusive environments for all.
ODT Maps: Many Ways to See the World
ODT's mission of honoring differences and teaching people to see the world from a broader, more inclusive perspective remains at the core of all ODT activities.
Partners Against Hate
Partners Against Hate offers 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.
Race with History
We are people from many different walks of life who share a wish to explore our roots and discover how a deeper knowledge of past events can help us overcome historic antagonisms, heal historic wounds and create a more open and honest world.
The Save Darfur Coalition is an alliance of over 100 faith-based, humanitarian and human rights organizations. Our mission is to raise public awareness and to mobilize an effective unified response to the atrocities that threaten the lives of two million people in the Darfur region.
Southern Poverty Law Center
The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. Publishes "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide"
Through the power of sports, Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people.
TESOL Social Responsibility Interest Section
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Social Responsibility Interest Section (SRIS) supports members who are actively engaged in integrating language teaching with social responsibility, world citizenship, and an awareness of global issues such as peace, human rights, and the environment. The Interest Section aims to promote social responsibility within the TESOL profession and to advance social equity, respect for differences, and multicultural understanding through education.
Encourages members to become involved locally and support organizations that defend equal treatment under the law. It is important that we as professionals not be "silent friends" to those we serve and work with.
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators - teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners - who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.
This Is My Home: A Minnesota Human Rights Education Experience
This is My Home is a human rights education resource for primary and secondary students, which seeks to create peaceful, effective, and fun learning environments for all to excel in Minnesota schools.
A web site for students, teachers, and others interested in the causes and consequences of prejudice.
To transform, alleviate, educate and protect the lives of underprivileged individuals and minority communities impacted by disasters, natural or man-made, suffering from hunger, illiteracy, diseases, or from violation of civil and human rights into informed and vibrant members of society by fostering sustainable programs regardless of color, race, religion or creed.
WE LEARN (Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network)
WE LEARN is a community promoting women's literacy as a tool that fosters empowerment and equity for women.
YWCA - Empowering Women, Eliminating Racism
YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.