Black Minds Matter: a free online "public course" titled BLACK MINDS MATTER: A Focus on Black Boys and Men in Education. Black Minds Matter addresses the experiences and realities of Black males in education, drawing parallels between the Black Lives Matter movement and the ways that Black minds are engaged in the classroom. The course will balance a discussion of issues facing Black male students as well as offer research-based strategies for improving their success.
American Indian/Native Americans
First-Generation College Students
Settogo.org - a comprehensive online resource center that provides information, tools and resources for students before, during and after the transition out of high school
Gender Spectrum - An organization with the mission to help create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens
Hispanic / Latino Americans
El Norte - Mayan Indian peasants are tired of being thought of as nothing more than manual laborers. They organize an effort to improve their lot in life, but are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, Enrique and Rosa, a teenage brother and sister, who barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to United States. After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants.
Latino Americans: The 500-year legacy that shaped a nation - Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread.
Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project No. 1 Redes - This vivid, documentary-like dramatization of the daily grind of men struggling to make a living by fishing on the Gulf of Mexico (mostly played by real-life fishermen), one worker's terrible loss instigates a political awakening among him and his fellow laborers.
Solano Serenity Center: It is the Mission of the Solano Serenity Center to promote acceptance and provide a safe haven to those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, asexual, and inter-sexed and their allies.
California Campus LGBTQ Centers -- Blog hosted by Nancy Jean Tubbs (UCR)
The Gender Unicorn - "Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers."
The Klein Sexual Orientation Grid – "The Klein Sexual Orientation Grid (or KSOG) is a system for describing a person's sexual proclivities in a way more detailed and informative than previous methods. It was introduced by Dr. Fritz Klein (1932-2006) in his book The Bisexual Option"
LGBT Map - Anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBT students
Persons with Disabilities
Undocumented Students and Families
DACA Resources and Updates:
Resources for Educators:
Advice on DACA.
Resources for Undocumented Youth.
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