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Chapter 4: Religious Oppression

Section 4: Next Steps

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Internet Resources: Examples of organizations taking action fostering religious pluralism: Current reports and fact sheets available from these organizations.

American Arab Anti- Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC)
www.adc.org
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage. If you click on Education some of the documents available include:

  • Introduction to the Arab-American community for Educators (DOC)
  • Incidents of Discrimination in Schools
  • Lesson Plan on Stereotypes (PDF)
  • Lesson Plan on Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Lesson Plan on Discrimination in the Workplace and many others.

American Religious Identification Survey, 2008
http://www.americanreligionsurvey-aris.org/

Anti-Defamation League
www.adl.org

Beliefnet
http://www.beliefnet.com/

Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/index.cfm

Council on American-Islamic Relations:
http://www.cair-net.org/
Cair's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. The organization has facts about Muslims in the United States, information on civil rights issues facing the American Islamic community and educational resources.

Council on Islamic Education provides lesson plans, teaching activities, resources, news regarding Muslims in the US, media coverage, and legal issues.
www.cie.org/index/aspx

Facing History and Ourselves
www.facinghistory.org/campus/reslib.nsf/

The First Amendment Center works to protect and clarify First Amendment freedoms via education and the dissemination of information.
www.fac.org

Hindu American Foundation
www.haf.org

Holocaust Denial on Trial
http://www.hdot.org/en/

Human Rights Watch
www.hrw.org

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
www.civilrights.org/publications/hatecrimes/

Military Religious Freedom Foundation
www.militaryreligiousfreedom.org

National council for Social Studies is the largest association in the US devoted to social studies education and provides curriculum guidelines
www.ncss.org

Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance provides an introduction to teaching about religious diversity as well as contemporary issues related to Islam in North America
www.religioustolerance.org/islam.htm

PBS Film References
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/holocaust/filmmore/reference/bibliography/

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
http://www.pewforum.org/

The Pluralism Project at Harvard University
http://www.pluralism.org/

Religious Liberty in Public Schools (First Amendment Center)
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/rel_liberty/publicschools/Index.aspx

Religious Tolerance
http://www.religioustolerance.org

SAALT
www.saalt.org
SAALT is dedicated to ensuring the full and equal participation by South Asians in the civic and political life of the United States. South Asians trace their descent to Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and the diaspora including the West Indies, Africa and Europe. SAALT has produced a very informative documentary (and resource guide) “Raising Our Voices” that addresses Post 9/11 Hate Crimes and civil rights issues facing the South Asian American community.

Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF)
www.saldef.org
SALDEF's mission is to protect the civil rights of Sikh Americans and ensure a fostering environment in the United States for our future generations. SALDEF's trainings include videos, a PowerPoint presentation, visual aids of Sikh articles of faith, and handouts for all participants. The interactive program ensures an engaging training with active involvement by participants.

Sikh Coalition
www.sikcoalition.org
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that defends civil rights and civil liberties in the United States, educates the broader community about Sikhs and diversity, promotes local community empowerment, and fosters civic engagement amongst Sikh Americans.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center
http://www.wiesenthal.com

Sojourners: Faith, Politics and Culture
http://www.sojo.net/

South Asian Americans Leading Together
www.saalt.org

Southern Poverty Law Center provides information and resources for teachers, including lesson plans and videos
www.tolerance.org/teach/index/jsp

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
www.tanenbaum.org

Teaching Tolerance
www.tolerance.org

Teaching Tolerance Fall 2007 Issue: One Nation, Many Gods
http://www.tolerance.org/teach/magazine/features.jsp

Theocracy Watch is a non-proft public information group committed to exposing the rise of the radical religious right as a political force
www.theocracywatch.org

The United States Census Bureau
www.census.gov/prod/

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org

Council on American-Islamic Relations
http://www.cair.com/

Website Guide to Tolerance Education
http://tolerance.research.uj.edu.pl/

World Conference of Religions for Peace
www.wcrp.org

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