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Anti-Defamation League web site: http://www.adl.org/

This organization was founded in 1913 and for 94 years has fought discrimination and bigotry. As their Charter says “Its ultimate purpose is to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike and to put an end forever to unjust and unfair discrimination against and ridicule of any sect or body of citizens." The education site includes a bibliography of multicultural and anti-bias books for children, curriculum information including lesson plans for K-12 educators, and Holocaust education information and materials.

NAME web site: http://www.nameorg.org/

NAME is the acronym for the National Association for Multicultural Education, the largest organization in the world focusing on this topic. It was established in 1990 and is dedicated to the ideals and precepts of multicultural education. As their web site says “The Founders of NAME envisioned an organization that would bring together individuals and groups with an interest in multicultural education from all levels of education, different academic disciplines and from diverse educational institutions and occupations. “ Information on their web site includes conference details, a listing of their various annual award winners, listserv sign-up, access to resolutions and position papers adopted, and resource center links.

Teaching Tolerance web site: http://www.tolerance.org/

This site is a winner of the Webby Award for Activism and the EMMA Award (Electronic Multimedia Award for both education and public service) whose sole objective is to reward excellence. It is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center and offers a variety of free resources to teachers and students. Examples include free teaching kits, a free subscription to their journal titled Teaching Tolerance, and access to numerous classroom activities.

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