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100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans:   A Journalist's Guide
Detroit Free Press
600 W. Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226
E-mail: grimm@freepress.com
Website:  www.freep.com/jobspage/arabs/index.htm Site does not work at this date.
     "Published in the city with the United States' most concentrated Arab- American population, we try to better understand and explain these issues daily. After consulting with others, we offer this guide as a step toward more accurate journalistic portrayals of Arab Americans."
     A great page created by the Detroit Free Press that covers basic questions about Arab Americans and their culture, history, language, demographics, religion, etc.  -ESY
     An informative page answering 100 commonly misunderstood questions concerning Arab Americans. The questions are broken up by categories, including customs, stereotypes and language,  and are simply listed at the top of the site. - TAL
     I agree. -FRH

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
4201 Connecticut Ave., N.W.; Suite 300
Washington D.C., USA
Phone: 1-202-244-2990
Fax: 1-202-244-3196
E-mail: ADC@adc.org
Website:
www.adc.org/mission.html
     "Civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritageNon-sectarian, non- partisan...the largest Arab-American grassroots organization in the United States."
     You can read about current Arab issues and find out about events and ways to get involved. - ESY & LEM

     This website's Legal Services link provides important information concerning hate crimes against Arab Americans and Muslims, as well as extensive coverage of how to protect yourself in this time of war. However, many links have not been updated recently. - TAL
     Unfortunately the site doesn't have up to date information. -FRH
     I agree -MI   

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American Institute for Managing Diversity
1200 Peachtree St.
Suite 3
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 1-404-575-2131
Fax: 1-404-575-2139
Website: www.aimd.org
 
      "Advancing Diversity Thought Leadership through Research, Education and Public Outreach. Providing pioneering and creative thinking on the issues of diversity and diversity management and serving as the  destination for those seeking access to  resources on cutting-edge perspectives and approaches to diversity."
      The AIMD website has information on how to contribute and link to its partners. The website directory at the bottom of the homepage is helpful.  -PC
     
I agree. AIMD also serves as a source to identify with moving beyond Affirmative Action and helps you to see the root of  prejudice in the workplace. -PAF
      AIMD serves to overcome the challenges of multiculturalism through education and discussion. -HK
     There is a newsletter one can easily access via e-mail. -FRH
     Offers a wide range of media including articles and videos for learning about the differenways to approach diversity. -MI

Anti-Defamation League
823 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 1-212-885-7700
E-mail: hidden-child@adl.org

Website:
www.adl.org
     "Founded in 1913, the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry. Their  World of Difference Institute  works with students and teachers to promote racial unity. Local offices nationwide assist victims of hate crimes."
     The ADL
website has a useful site menu that allows for easy navigation through this information rich site.   -PC
     I agree, the ADL provides information on a wide range of topics geared to the empowerment of the Jewish heritage and relevant information on how you can get involved. -PAF
     I agree, the ADL website offers information and resources to fight anti-Semitism, bigotry, and extremism.  The ADL has concentrated its resources to fight anti-Semitism. -HK
     The ADL website is well-organized and easy to use, providing extensive information concerning anti-Semitism. - TAL
     The ADL website contains international news as well as local news. It contains information about terrorism, and how to make sure you live in a secure atmosphere. - OCC
     An extensive website that covers many aspects of promoting tolerance. -FRH
     As well as providing information about incidents involving anti-Semitism, the ADL also finds trends in anti-Semitism in a whole host of countries. -MI

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Racism hurts


Campaign Against Racism and Fascism

BM Box 8784,
London WC1N 3XX
United Kingdom
Phone: 0207-837-1450 (UK) or 44-207-837-1450 (International)
E-mail: info@carf.demon.co.uk
Web site: www.carf.demon.co.uk Site does not work at this date
     "Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF), Britain's only independent, anti-racist magazine, documenting resistance against racism - from black to refugee organizations, monitoring groups, anti-deportation campaigns, racist football fans and much more. The articles available on this website are just a small sample of what's in the CARF magazine, published bimonthly in the UK."
     This site features many articles based on racism or fascism worldwide, with plenty of valuable information. The site is well organized and information is easily found. Navigation through the site is easy and fast. Does not offer listings for volunteers to get directly involved.
     This website also offers back-issue access. -PAF
     CARF tries to fight racism and fascism in Britain through education and raising awareness.  The site contains back issues with good articles. -HK
     This site offers an extensive description of what the Campaign Against Racism and Fascism is about. However, there is more information provided on other organizations and their links than itself. - TAL
    
This site is easy to navigate due to the list of links found on the webpage. -FRH

Center for Equal Opportunity
7700 Leesburg Pike Suite 231 Falls Church, VA 22043.
Phone: 1-
703-442-0066
Fax: 1-
703-442-0449
E-mail:
comment@ceousa.org
Website: www.ceousa.org
      "Center for Equal Opportunity sponsors conferences, supports research and publishes policy briefs on issues related to race, ethnicity, assimilation and public policy...CEO focuses on three areas in particular: racial preferences, immigration, and assimilation and multicultural education...seeks to promote educational policies grounded in America's motto: e pluribus Unum, 'out of many, one.'"
     
Provides opportunities for people to donate to its organizations.
     Serves as a source for information on equal opportunities and racial harmony and speaks on the impact of racial public policies. There is lots of information here and it is clearly available. -PAF
     The CEO website is easy to navigate and visually pleasing.  This organization works to spread racial and ethnic equality through education on policy
reform.  -HK
     I agree. CEO also provides various different ways to absorb this information, such as books and journals pertaining to the topic. - TAL
     There are many publications and past issues to browse through. -FRH
     The Press Center provides articles that relate to obtaining equal rights and informing the public about advances in equal rights. -MI

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United as one, we form a stronger link

CoAction
P.O. Box 924
Soquel, CA 95073
Phone: 1-650-533-4658
E-mail: info@coaction.com
Website: www.antiracism.com
     "CoAction is "a unique group of educators and seminar design specialists creating collaborative teams that develop comprehensive, innovative training programs. Highly skilled and individually successful in the fields of diversity and communications, these trainers specialize in building alliances and supporting systemic change both on an individual, school-wide and community level."
     This site does not contain much information, but offers plenty of workshops against racism and discrimination. Workshops are categorized by specific racial topics.
     A well organized site, but it could give more specifics about the programs. Navigation through the site can be difficult when searching for a specific topic. There are not many links to other web sites. I agree. -PAF         
     The website is very well organized and coordinated.  CoAction works to promote cultural awareness in schools and other institutions.  The site offers no information on joining or donating. -HK

     This interactive website provides different sources for more information, yet has little of its own information. - TAL
     I agree, this site acts as a liaison for different resources to the public. -FRH
     As well as offering workshops, the site provides links to other sites like itself. -MI

Crosspoint Anti Racism
E-mail:  xpoint@magenta.nll 
Website: www.magenta.nl/crosspoint
     "The Net's biggest collection of links for Human Rights, Anti-Racism, Refugees, Women's rights, Anti-Fascism, Shoah, Jewish organizations, Migrant organizations and others. Built and maintained by the Magenta foundation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands."
     A very useful website. Links currently more than 2,000 organizations in 110 countries. Very good source for links, though the site does not contain much other information. Search for an anti-racial organization by a wide range of topics and countries.
     I agree. -PAF
     I agree.  The web site is extremely well-designed and is offered in many languages.  This site offers many links to other similar organizations.  The Magenta is large, yet has a grass-roots approach. -HK
     A well organized directory of thousands of links to organizations. -FRH
     I agree. -MI

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Eliminating Racism and Creating Equality
227 Third Avenue North
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: 1-651-791-7977
E-mail: erace@erace.com

Website: www.erace.com  Site does not work at this date
     "We believe that all men are created equal, therefore ERACE is a publicly supported organization that promotes reconciliation and unity among all races. A non-profit organization focused on dismantling invisible yet socially destructive boundaries that fortify divisiveness and racial discrimination. We celebrate the diversity of the human race rather. Through communication, love, understanding and the rebuilding of relationships, ERACE. hopes to repair the dysfunctional state of the human family."
     This website is designed in a very professional manner. It approaches the topic of racism with various facts and ideas. The site is constantly updated and created in a very interesting manner. The site discusses what could be done about racism and provides events that could aid in society.
     An excellent source of information.  Chat rooms, history summaries and links to helpful organizations. -PAF
     I agree, the site is very high tech and offers quality information on fighting prejudice. -HK
     The introduction to this website is grabbing, and the rest of the website follows through. The website's use of quotes and videos offers a creative approach to racism,  where many other websites are lacking . - TAL
     I agree, this site definitely utilizes an innovative approach to addressing racism. -FRH

 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Office:
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 1-877-NAACP-98
E-mail:
washingtonbureau@naacpnet.org
 
Website:
www.naacp.org
     National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the United States. Its principle goal is to ensure political, social and economic equality for minority groups. It was initially founded to give legal help and advice to its clients, but expanded its mission to promote greater racial unity. Currently, the group provides employment assistance, discussion forums and community action.
     This website is user-friendly and provides up to date information on various issues that are being dealt with by the organization.  It also offers links that focus on all people of color. -PAF
     Thorough website detailing the oldest and most famous American civil rights organization.  The site can get complicated at times, but does contain much important information and even an online membership application. -HK
     I agree. This website is not as youth-friendly as many other websites around pertaining to the same issue. However, it is very informative and updated more frequently. - TAL

     Includes information on offices located within the country. -FRH
     The organization also offers many opportunities for youth to become active members of the organization. -MI

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New York City Office:
 
39 Broadway, Suite 2201
 New York, NY 10006
 Phone: 1-212-344-7474

Black and white image of various shapes coming together harmoniouslyEase the tension, unite as one

Stop the Hate
E-mail: info@stop-the-hate.org/index.html
Website: http://stop-the-hate.org/
     Stop the Hate is an inspiring website that pushes people to become more active. Includes many inspiring quotes. Also provides advice to those that face racism in daily life. Numerous links to almost anything on racism. Even links to racist sites, so you can see what you are up against (for example, newspaper articles about Ku Klux Klan's antics).
     The site provides much information and various links. Navigation is difficult because the links are not shown clearly enough. Users must scroll on and on to find information .
     I agree. -PAF
     The website opens with a page containing many quotes from different religions, cultures, and authors pushing for peace and equality.   The site offers countless links to almost every aspect of racism.  The navigation has been simplified. -HK
     This site contains an index page that is filled with quotes and poems to inspire people. There are hundreds of useful links to different sites dealing with hate and racism, but the site itself does not seem to have much of its own information. - TAL
     A very inspiring website that include poems and quotes by many different people who spoke out against racism.  It is a refreshing alternative to reading about scores of monotonous facts. -FRH
     The quotes on this site don't only come from one perspective but are taken from different races, religions and cultures. -MI

Act Now To Stop War And End Racism (ANSWER)
295 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., New York, NY 10030
Phone:  1-(212) 694-8720
Email: nyc@internationalanswer.org
Website: www.internationalanswer.org/
     "We must also act against racism. Arab American and Muslim people in the United States, in Europe and elsewhere, as well as other communities of color, are facing racist attacks and harassment in their communities, on their jobs and at mosques. Anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism is a poison that should be repudiated"
     This website is a bit difficult to follow but it contains a lot of important information. This includes current news coverage on important issues and upcoming protests that you can get involved in through the website. There is also information on how students can get involved in these issues. - OCC
     This site is also available in Spanish. -FRH
     I agree that the site is hard to navigate, but it is a great resource for information about activism against racism going on currently. -MI

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United to End Racism (UER)
The Re-evaluation Counseling Communities
719 Second Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109
Phone:1-206-284-0311
Fax: 1-206-284-8429
E-mail: ircc@rc.org
Website: www.rc.org/
     "United to End Racism (UER) is a group of people of all ages and backgrounds, in many different countries, who are dedicated to eliminating racism in the world. The main work of UER is to illuminate the damage done to individuals by racism and to undo this damage on an individual basis, using the resources and process of Re-evaluation Counseling."
     This site is easy to follow and understand. It contains information and links to other sites for more in depth information. -OCC
     This process of Re-evaluation Counseling is an interesting and new approach in combating racism. -FRH
     The site doesn't offer that much information, but does discuss a different approach to discussing and eventually ending racism.

American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA)
888 16th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 1-800-252-8952
Website: www.affirmativeaction.org/
     "The American Association for Affirmative Action is dedicated to the advancement of affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the elimination of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and ethnicity."
     This site contains current news from the media as well as breaking news for each day. It also explains how people in different areas of the US can get involved with this organization each year. -OCC
     I agree; it breaks up the United States into regions that allows people to easily find what they need. -FRH
     The site provides a whole host of resources including scholarships, awards, and training that pertain to affirmative action and providing equal opportunity. -MI

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