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Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance works to promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity in the classroom and beyond. The program, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, provides anti-bias educational resources through the Teaching Tolerance magazine, multi-media teaching kits, online curricula, and professional development resources. Teaching Tolerance also sponsors the annual Mix it Up at Lunch Day, which encourages students and schools to break through racial and social
barriers.

United Nations Foundation

The UN Foundation builds and implements public/private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems, and works to broaden support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach.

Campus Progress

Campus Progress, part of the Center for American Progress (http://www.americanprogress.org/ ), works to help young people -- advocates, activists, journalists, artists -- make their voices heard on issues that matter. Through an online magazine and campus journalism organizations, public events, multimedia projects, and grassroots issue campaigns, Campus Progress acts to empower new progressive leaders nationwide as they develop fresh ideas, communicate in new ways, push policy outcomes in a progressive direction, and build a strong progressive movement.

The Enough Project

Enough is a project of the Center for American Progress
(http://www.americanprogress.org/ ) to end genocide and crimes against humanity. Founded in 2007, Enough focuses on crises in Sudan, eastern Congo, and areas of Africa affected by the Lord's Resistance Army. Enough's strategy papers and briefings provide sharp field analysis and targeted policy recommendations based on a "3P" crisis response strategy: promoting durable peace, providing civilian protection, and punishing perpetrators of atrocities. Enough works with concerned citizens, advocates, and policy makers to prevent, mitigate, and resolve these crises

Brookings Institution

This private nonprofit organization is devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For more than 90 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter-for the nation and the world.

The Council on Foreign Relations

CFR an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. CFR takes no institutional positions on matters of policy.

Refugees International

Refugees International is a Washington, D.C.-based organization that advocates to end refugee crises. In February 2010, RI staff traveled to Iraq, Jordan and Syria where they interviewed displaced people, local and national government officials and international agencies. Since November 2006, the organization has conducted eleven missions to the Middle East and has led the call to increase assistance and solutions for displaced Iraqis.

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922, is a prominent, independent and nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

Carter Center in Atlanta

A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing  democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers in developing nations to increase crop
production. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.

The Center for Civil & Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta will commemorate the landmark contributions of Atlantans and Georgians to the historic struggle for African-American freedom and equality as well as present the continuing story of human rights efforts around the world. The Center will be a space for ongoing dialogue, study and potential
resolution of current and future freedom struggles for all people, at the local, national and international levels.

Amnesty International USA

Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning grassroots activist organization with more than 2.2 million supporters, activists and volunteers in more than 150 countries campaigning for human rights worldwide. The organization investigates and exposes abuses, educates and mobilizes the public, and works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.

Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress is a think tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.

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