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Compendium Sites: Collections of resources focused on multiculturalism, diversity, equity issues, race, and ethnicity in education

Walk A Mile in My Shoes: Multicultural Curriculum Resources: Marks out trails to a variety of Web sites and Internet resources that may be used in the classroom to enhance a multicultural curriculum. Includes: Multicultural and Children's Literature Resources for Teachers, Multicultural Sites for Kids, Culture Specific Resources, and Schools All Over the World. For Example: links to the Multicultural Book Review Home Page

NAME: National Association for Multicultural Education: Founded to bring together individuals from all academic levels and disciplines and from diverse educational institutions, as well as other organizations, occupations and communities who had an interest in multicultural education. NAME is committed to a philosophy of inclusion that embraces the basic tenets of democracy and cultural pluralism Includes: Conference Details, Election Information, Quarterly Journal, and Discussion Groups

Curriculum Guidelines for Multicultural Education: Prepared by the NCSS Task Force on Ethnic Studies Curriculum Guidelines. Includes: A Rationale for Ethnic Pluralism and Multicultural Education, Characteristics of an Ethnic Group, Characteristics of a Cultural Group, Principles of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity, The Role of the School, The Nature of the Learner, Goals for School Reform, and Curriculum Guidelines for Multicultural Education. For Example: the argument that schools should provide opportunities for students to participate in the aesthetic experiences of various ethnic and cultural groups.

How Race is Lived in America: New York Times series investigating the troubling, challenging issues Americans still face, taking you into the private-zone where race is really lived. Includes: links to a variety of articles concerning the issues of race. For example: "Guarding the Borders of the Hip Hop Nation," by N.R. Kleinfiel

A Guide to Resources on Race in America: links to a variety of resources on Racial Issues and Identities. Includes: The Black World Today, American Indian Heritage Foundation, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Asian-American Chamber of Commerce, and National Minority AIDS Council. For example: an article entitled "Latina Sorority Builds Leadership and Fights Domestic Violence"