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Diversity Forum Series - 0 views

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    This forum is set up by the law school atthe University of Louisville and focuses much of its time on discussing issues such as gay marriage, affirmative action, disability rights, domestic violence, racial profiling, and other topics. Since 1992 when created the forum has expanded and is really making an impact at the University by focusing on diversity among the students and faculty in the Brandeis Law School at the University of Louisville.
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Theda Skocpol and Jennifer Lynn Oser - Organization despite Adversity: The Origins and ... - 0 views

  • A prominent form of voluntary organization in the United States from the nineteenth century through the mid–twentieth century, fraternal associations are self-selecting brotherhoods and sisterhoods that provide mutual aid to members, enact group rituals, and engage in community service.
  • Synthesizing primary and secondary evidence, this article documents that African Americans historically organized large numbers of translocal fraternal voluntary federations. Some black fraternal associations paralleled white groups, while others were distinctive to African Americans.
  • In regions where blacks lived in significant numbers, African Americans often created more fraternal lodges per capita than whites; and women played a much more prominent role in African American fraternalism than they did in white fraternalism.
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  • Rivaling churches as community institutions, many black fraternal federations became active in struggles for equal civil rights.
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SSOC Southern Student Organizing Committee - 0 views

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    The committee was designed to create more southern white involvment in social change for equal human rights across the south. Made rally's for womens rights, black rights, and anti-Vietnam war movement in south. Associated with SDS (Students for Democratic Society), which was dangerous to support in the south at that time. Website describes goals and history of the group.
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Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. - 0 views

  • The Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women is a state federation that promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.
  • KFBPW is a powerful network of workingwomen seeking to advance their career goals, earn higher salaries, build stronger business, achieve pay equity and equal opportunities, and establish rewarding careers.
  • As all women gain earning power and spending power, they are reshaping U.S. consumer trends.
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  • When you join the Kentucky Federation, you become a part of an association that is dedicated to meeting the needs unique to workingwomen!
  • Membership is open to all women and men who want to help further the Kentucky Federation’s commitment to helping women in the workplace.
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