Southeast Missouri State University

Affirmative Action : The encouragement of increased representation of women and minority-group members, especially in employment.

American Association of Affirmative Action

The association of professionals managing affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity and other human resource programs.

Civil Rights Coalition for the 21st Century

Acollaboration of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund whose mission isto serve as the site of record for relevant and up-to-the minute civil rights news and information.

National Organization for Women (NOW) and Affirmative Action

NOW is the largest, most comprehensive feminist advocacy group in the United States.Their statedpurpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination.

Southeast Missouri State University's Affirmative Action Plan

A copy of the University's Affirmative Action Plan.

Timeline of Affirmative Action Milestones by Borgna Brunner

This timeline, which includes hyperlinks to additional resources, traces the history of affirmative action from 1965 to 2001.

The Historical Development of Affirmative Action: An Aggregated Analysis by Shawn Woodhouse

Western Journal of Black Studies; Fall2002, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p155, 4p Background on affirmative action; Legislation related to affirmative action during the 1930s; Provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

U.S. Department of Labor -Affirmative Action