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Affirmative Action

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Affirmative Action

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Affirmative Action and Diversity Project - site for research and reference use; contains online texts from such fields as public policy, sociology and cultural and legal studies.

Affirmative Action Office - Cal State University Fullerton - information, policies and procedures.

Affirmative Action Review: Report to the President - White House document.

Affirmative Action Under Attack - overview, key stories and opinions from the Washington Post.

Affirmitive Action Facts - information about affirmative action in the Universtiy of California school system.

Americans Against Discrimination and Preferences (AADAP) - works for the abolition of racial and gender discrimination and preferences at the local, state, and federal levels, along the lines established by California's Proposition 209.

Americans United for Affirmative Action - founded by Martin Luther King III, AUAA is devoted to bringing you the facts on affirmative action. Includes an affirmative action timeline.

BAMN - Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary. Anti-racist, anti-sexist student activist organization.

Californians For Justice - a grassroots political action committee dedicated to saving affirmative action in California and giving political power to those who are usually shut out of participation.

Campaign for a Colorblind America - designed to challenge race-based public policies and educate the public about the injustices of racial preferences.

Chinese for Affirmative Action - CAA's mission is to eliminate those societal conditions that foster bigotry and racial discrimination against Asian Americans and other minorities.

Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action by Any Means Necessary - UC Berkeley - Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary - anti-racist, anti-sexist student activist organization.

Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action - short paper that provides an ethical defense of affirmative action policies.

Hopwood v. State of Texas - suit brought by white applicants to the University of Texas claiming that they were discriminated against on the basis of race when the University accepted less qualified black and Mexican American applicants for admission through the use of a quota system.

Insomniac's Affirmative-Action - CA State and Federal affirmative action issues from a conservative point of view.

Maintaining Affirmative Action - resource center to provide a means for those supporting efforts to protect affirmative action from further erosion.

Maryland Association of Affirmative Action Officers (MAAAO)

Students for Access and Opportunity (SOA) - coalition of students and community members interested in diversity in higher education and the abolition of the Hopwood decision.

Views On Affirmative Action - contains information on the history, the positive and negative aspects of affirmative action, and a possible alternative.

Proposition 209 - California Civil Rights Initiative

California Civil Rights Initiative

Californians Against Discrimination and Preferences (CADAP) - political committee that wrote and is now defending Proposition 209 in the courts.

Californians For Justice - a grassroots political action committee dedicated to saving affirmative action in California and giving political power to those who are usually shut out of participation.

Interpetive Guide to the CCRI - published by UCLA.

Proposition 209 - Vote No - dedicated to defeating California's Proposition 209, which ends affirmative action programs and weakens the state constitution's protection against sex discrimination.

About Affirmative Action at the University of California - official UC documents, statements and fact sheets.

Affirmative Action - updated coverage from The Bruin.

Affirmitive Action Facts - information about affirmative action in the Universtiy of California school system.

U.C. Affirmative Fund - site for UC Alumni, friends, and donors interested in supporting diversity. An alternative place to give to the University of California.

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