Department of Social Science
SJSU Counseling Center - Take advantage of this excellent resource, free to students, always confidential....
Disability Resource Center - Be the best student you can be, with state-supported resources.
MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center - Providing support & resources for a variety of student cultural groups.
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University - Helpful online guides on virtually every aspect of writing, research, and everything else that goes with coursework (like APA formatting, avoiding plagiarism, .... don't miss their section on Writing in the Social Sciences^Back to top
Ethnic Studies research links at the Washington State University Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies -- an excellent multicultural collection including history, race, immigration, globalization, demographics, alternative media, social movements, popular culture and more.
Race & Pedagogy Project, UC Santa Barbara - Offers research summaries, bibliographies and citations, and other teaching materials. This project continues discussions regarding anti-racist teaching strategies across a range of disciplines and educational settings.
Also see Resource Websites in Women's Studies
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Community Resources & Organizations
San Jose & Bay area
Japanese American Museum of San Jose - Sponsors of the REgenerations Collaborative Oral History Project documenting the impact of the World War II exclusion and incarceration of Japanese Americans in four Nikkei communities in the United States: Los Angeles, San Jose, Chicago, and San Diego.
Domestic Violence Project of Silicon Valley - A huge collection of information and resources for individuals, families, and researchers dealing with domestic violence
History San Jose exists "to collect, preserve and celebrate the stories of diversity and innovation in San José and the Santa Clara Valley." Check out their website for a variety of exhibits including this great project on Cannery Life in the Santa Clara Valley.
The Women's Building, San Francisco - A beautiful building on 18th Street in San Francisco that serves as a multi-ethnic service center for women and girls, housing and "incubating" over 170 different women's organizations since 1971. Don't miss the MaestraPeace mural....Back to top
Regional & State organizations
United Farmworkers - The historic farmworkers union founded by Cesar Chavez - learn about current issues and organizing.
Dolores Huerta Foundation - A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to build active communities working for fair and equal access to healthcare, housing, education, jobs, civic participation and economic resources for disadvantaged communities with an emphasis on women and youth.
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