WestEd is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service organization. Its mission is to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd staff provide consulting and technical assistance, evaluation, policy analysis, professional development, and research work to education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad.
AIR is a nonpartisan, nonprofit behavioral and social science research organization. Its mission is to conduct and apply research towards improving people’s lives, especially the disadvantaged. AIR staff provide assessment, research, evaluation, and capacity building on a wide range of education issues throughout the United States and abroad, as well as on health, housing, and human rights.
Equity Assistance Centers
(serves AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA)
David Hinojosa, Director
Intercultural Development Research Association
(serves IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, OK, SD, WI)
Dr. Seena M. Skelton, Director
Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center (MAP Center)
Great Lakes Equity Center, Indiana University
- Region IV
(serves AK, AS, AZ, CA, CO, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY)
Dr. Jan Perry Evenstad, Director
Western Educational Equity Assistance Center
Metropolitan State University of Denver
- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was founded in 1913 to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today it is the world’s leading organization combating anti-Semitism, exposing hate groups, training law enforcement on hate crimes, developing anti-bias curricula for students, countering cyber-hate and relentlessly pursuing equal rights for all.
- Since 1988, the Center for Schools and Communities (CSC) has been committed to improving outcomes for children and families through training, technical assistance, program evaluation, research and resource development. The Center’s work focuses on prevention and intervention initiatives operated by schools, organizations and agencies serving children, youth and families.
- The National Association for Family, Schools, and Community Engagement (NAFSCE) is the only professional association dedicated solely to those who spend each and every day making family engagement happen–those who advance high impact practices, promote evidence-based policies, and strive to engage all families in the development of their children.