Online Resources

How to Make a Difference 

Avert (HIV and AIDS International Activism Group)

Avert's website contains information on the past and present impact of HIV and AIDS on our global society, as well as tips on how to reduce transmission and how to cope with the disease.

Changing Attitudes

This website is sponsored by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and includes information on how to create an inclusive culture regarding employment and retention rate of people with disabilities.

Diversity and Inclusion

This website is sponsored by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and includes information on how to create an inclusive culture.

Gender Vision

This site contains information regarding sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and feminism.  Also, there are free videos with commentators discussion these subjects and contemporary issues using basic terminology.

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

This site contains research information on gender violence, as well as links to government agencies and activist organizations.

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates

This resource contains information regarding this nonprofit organizations commitment to ending employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.

Southern Poverty Law Center

This site provides information on activists' equality efforts, particularly involving race relations, as well as an interactive map related to the location of hate groups in the U.S.

Teaching Tolerance

Information posted on this site is particularly relevant to K-12 educators, but news is included related diversity and education.

Website Accessibility Information

Readability is a browser add-on that enhances many sites' access to users with different visual status differences, ensuring accessibility to information.

Chairdex

Chairdex provides a variety of information regarding wheelchairs.

Workplace Resources

The "Think Beyond the Label" campaign was recently launched to help promote disability awareness in hiring practices and in the workplace.

Hiring Returning Veterans

Included are some points of interest and facts related to hiring processes involving returning veterans

Why Hire a Vet?

  1. Ability to learn new skills and concepts.
  2. Strong leadership qualities.
  3. Flexibility to work strongly in teams or work independently.
  4. Diversity and strong interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to work efficiently and diligently in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Respect for procedures and accountability.
  7. Hands on experience with technology and globalization.
  8. Strong personal integrity.
  9. Strong sense of health, safety, and property standards.
  10. Triumph over adversity.

Military Job Types:

Enlisted Personnel: The specialists of the military, they are trained to perform specific hands-on tasks.

Non-Commissioned Officers: NCOs are enlisted military members holding a position of some degree or authority.

Warrant Officers: Highly trained specialists and subject matter experts

Commissioned Officers: Provide overall management, planning, and leadership in their area.

Information on TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and PSTD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder):
http://www.americasheroesatwork.gov/forEmployers/presentations/TBIptsd/

Information on improving outreach to veterans:
http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/MOC?s=&g=Go