Civil Rights Guide

Nonprofit Resources

Government & Academic resources

American Civil Liberties Union

Features: Activist toolkit, legislative updates and news.

CivilRights.org

A resource for relevant and up to the minute civil rights news and information. Hosted by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

Election Protection

General resource for info onelections, voting requirements, data, and elections news.
National Voting Rights Institute

Describes mission of the organization and their work. Contains news and publications about voting rights.

Brennan Center for Justice
Provides background on voting systems and their flaws. It gives resources and court cases involving this area of the law.
 
Project Vote Smart

Gives info on candidates, how they vote, gives voter registration info and issues info.

Can I Vote?

This web site was created by state election officials to help eligible voters figure out how and where to go vote.

League of Women Voters

Features election news and events and information on projects which include political and national issues.

Reporting Civil Rights

Gives overview of civil rights movement including a timeline and resources.
 

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 

A non-profit organization which attempts to get the bar involved in discrimination cases. Includes projects such as voting rights and environmental justice.
Broad overview of movement andwith resources to learn more about it.
Rights & Liberties (Alternet)
Contains current stories relating to rights and liberties. Also contains blogs that discuss rights and liberties.
Human Rights Quarterly
Gives articles and book reviews on human rights topics.
Provides resources to stay informed on issues and elections in general. Gives voter registration guidance.
Provides info to voters on election issues and answers election questions in general.
Nonprofit organization of practicing public interest attorneys and organizers. The center focuses on defending and upholding the rights of activists through education, outreach, litigation, and legal support and assistance.
CATO Institute
The site features sections on publications which discuss various issues, a blog on various issues, an events section and a research section.
Southern Center for Human Rights

Department of Justice: Civil Rights Division

Gives an overview of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, including press releases, cases and briefs, and FAQ.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Gives overview of the EEOC, and how to file a claim. Discusses laws against discrimination, provides statistics, litigation and outreach for employers.

Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights & Liberties
Reports on civil rights and liberties violations.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Provides information on how to file a complaint with the organization if one believes their rights have been infringed upon. It also offers publications and on different civil rights topics including voting rights.

WhiteHouse.gov

This website gives info on anti-discrimination laws and criminal justice reform.
Cornell Law - Civil Rights 

This site features links to important constitutional and U.S. Code provisions.

Stanford Encylopedia of Civil Rights

The site has a rights section that defines and gives a brief overview of civil rights and discrimination. It specifically focuseson sexual orientation and disability. It also contains abibliography and online resources.

Govt, Nonprofit &  Academic