School of Education - George Mason University

Teacher Action Research

GMU's Teacher & Action Research site:

Social Justice

Action Without Borders, A listing of links to organizations, guides and directories, and publications concerned with diversity issues in the United States.

AET Book Club, Children and adult books, videos, and CD Roms about Arab-Americans and people living in the Middle East.

American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Material for supporting Arab American children and families and for teaching about Arab Americans with all children.

AskERIC InfoGuides, Useful InfoGuides include:  American Indians and Alaska Natives, African_History, Gay and Lesbian Parents, Gender and Ethnic Bias in Curriculum, Holocaust Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Mexican Americans, Migrant Education and Women's Literature.

Association for White Anti-Racist Education (AWARE) - directed by Tim Wise, Wise lectures across the country about the need to combat institutional racism, gender bias, and the growing gap between rich and poor in the U.S. Wise has been called a "leftist extremist" by David Duke, "deceptively Aryan-looking" by a member of the Ku Klux Klan, and "the Uncle Tom of the white race," by right-wing author, Dinesh D' Souza. Whatever else can be said about him, his ability to make the right kind of enemies seems unquestioned.

Center for New Community, Education and community organizing for immigrants rights, anti-racism, and other social-justice issues in rural areas and small cities.

Center for the Study of White American Culture, A multiracial center that examines European American Culture, with a special focus on how the prejudice of white Americans toward other ethnic and cultural groups can be confronted through anti-racist dialogue and action.

Center for the Study of Biracial Children, Offer educational resources and workshops committed to multiethnic issues. A resource for researching and exploring the complexities of biracial and multiethnic children.

Chicano/Latino Net, Maintained jointly by the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA and the Linguistic Minority Research Institute at the University of California at Santa Barbara, this webpage “brings together Chicano/Latino research as well as linguistic minority and educational research efforts being carried out at the University of California.”

Civil Rights Coalition for the 21st Century, Web site of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and links to several other national organizations working on a range of civil rights issues.

Crossroads Ministry, Crossroads works to dismantle systemic racism and promote multicultural diversity within institutions and communities.

Donnelly Colt, Social-justice posters, bumper stickers, buttons, T-shirts.

Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, Inc., Based in Brookline, Massachusetts and with branches in six U.S. cities, Facing History and Ourselves provides a range of resources (printed, network-based, speakers’ bureaus, videotapes) to confront racism, prejudice and anti-Semitism in schools and the wider society.

Gustavus Myers Centers for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights,  Reviews of new books and videos for adults and children

Hmong Homepage, Provides educators, parents and researchers with resources on Hmong culture and language learning.

Human Rights Web Resources Page, An extensive listing of links for both international and regional human rights resources on the Internet, this site is useful for activists, researchers, parents, teachers and students.  The webpage of links for resources on diversity is especially interesting.

Inclusion Network, Inclusion.Com is a collection of resources for building multicultural communities.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet, A compendium of links for artistic, cultural, music, educational, historical and video resources for Native Americans, with links to other First People's nations.

Links to Aboriginal Resources, A complete listing of connections to resources on indigenous peoples on every continent, with a useful rating system of Web pages devoted to Native/First Peoples.  Also includes subscription information on dozens of electronic discussion groups and USENET newsgroups on topics pertinent to native peoples.

Multiracial families, iPride's mission is to cultivate positive identity formation in children who are of more than one racial or ethnic heritage and/or who have been transracially adopted. We strive to create a more inclusive and equitable society by educating ourselves, our children, and our communities, about multiethnic families, mixed heritage identity and transracial adoptee experiences., Essays, forums, blogs and commentaries covering all aspects of the multiracial population. This is an information filled website for the perusal of the casual learner or deep intentioned interaction with a live cyber-based community.

NMCI, The National MultiCultural Institute: Its mission is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities in creating a society  that is strenghthened and empowered by its diversity.

New York Latino Research Clearinghouse, Disseminates research on Latinos in New York State and elsewhere. It gathers and organizes the most recent research reports, academic papers and policy news relating to the Latino populations of the United States.

Teaching for Change, Excellent resource that provides tools to transform schools into centers of justice where students learn to read, write and change the world.

Teaching Tolerance, Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance provides educators with free educational materials that promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity in the classroom and beyond.

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Both an overview of the museum in Washington, D.C. and a site where teaching ideas may be found for integrating Holocaust studies into the curriculum.