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Controversial Issues, Tolerance, and Equity

 

Amnesty International
A very informative site on global human rights, containing news, a library, and teacher resources. http://www.amnesty.org.uk/

Anti-Defamation League
Informs visitors about prejudice and discrimination by offering news on international affairs, legislation, and domestic events. http://www.adl.org/

CivilRights.org
This highly informative and up-to-date site contains a vast amount of information regarding tolerance. http://www.civilrights.org/

Cybrary of the Holocaust
Contains a wide variety of information relating to the Holocaust. http://www.remember.org/

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographical profiles of distinguished women in a variety of fields and areas, organized and searchable by subject or by name. http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

The Hate Directory
A massive list of hateful website's for educational purposes. http://www.hatedirectory.com/hatedir.pdf

HateWatch
Contains information about hate groups in general, and a "hate map" listing of groups around the U.S. http://www.splcenter.org/intel/hatewatch/

Human Rights Watch
Offers information on human rights abuses around the world. http://www.hrw.org/

Professional Cartoonist Index
This unique site contains cartoons, updated weekly, dealing with contemporary controversial issues. Each cartoon is accompanied by a class discussion and lesson plan. http://www.cagle.com/teacher/

Public Agenda Online
Up-to-date information on a variety of human issues. http://www.publicagenda.org/

Simon Wiesenthal Center
"The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach and social action." http://www.wiesenthal.com/

UNICEF Voices of Youth
A variety of information on the multiple aspects of UNICEF. http://www.unicef.org/voy/

United Nations CyberSchoolBus Human Rights in Action
Dedicated to educating children about the Declaration of Human Rights, this highly interactive site offers lesson plans, projects, Q & A with experts, and more. http://www.un.org/cyberschoolbus/humanrights/index.asp

 

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Email: meberhar@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8733
Fax: 218-726-7481
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