Diversity Awareness Links


Americans with Disabilities Act

Ability Path Resources for Life After High School


American Association of University Women
National organization improving the lives of women since 1881

Association for Asian American Studies
Promotes excellent academic standards and research in the field of Asian Studies         

National Women's Studies Association
Promotes the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender

American Association of Community Colleges
Provides a national voice and advocacy for community colleges


Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Champions Hispanic success in higher education

Women in Higher Education
Works to increase the number of women in higher education leadership

National Research Center for College and University Admissions (Diversity)
Assist colleges and universities indentifying students who can benefit from higher education


American Men's Studies Association
Advances critical study of men and masculinity through teaching research and critical practice in the field of men's studies

Topics on Modern Muslim Women Database
Focuses on women, Islam and digital culture
The State of Women in America
Center for American Progress (2013)

More to Do: The Road to Equality for Women in the United States      
The MS. Foundation for Women (2013)


PFLAG National
The nation's largest family and ally organization.

Resource for finding local LGBT support.

LGBT rights by country or territory
Wikipedia article about current, varying LGBT rights and laws by country or territory.

Human Rights Campaign
Largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group in the US.

HRC International
International section of HRC’s website which focuses on LGBT issues around the world, not only here in the US.

It Gets Better
“The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes need to make it better for them.”

GLBT National Help Center
Provides support, community connections, and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

The Bilerico Project
Intelligent political and cultural commentary on LGBT issues.

The Advocate
A leading gay news source, operated by Here Media, which oversees other       leading LGBT resources, like Out Magazine and Gay.com.


Ethnic News Watch  (See HCC Library Databases.)

The National Association for Multicultural Education

American Studies Association
Promotes meaningful dialogue about the U.S. throughout the U.S. an the globe

Caribbean Studies Association
Promotes Caribbean studies forma multidisciplinary, multi cultural point of view

Latin American Studies Association
Promotes intellectual discussion and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean and its peoples throughout the Americas


Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Seeks to build educational, cultural, social and economic structures that will allow every individual to achieve his or her full human potential

Diversity and Democracy
Publication of American Association of Colleges and Universities

Journal of Diversity in Higher Education
Publication of the American Psychological Association

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine        
Hispanic news source for higher education

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Conscientious investigation of the status and prospects for African Americans in higher education