CIVIL RIGHTS DIRECTORY

PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS - (I-K)

Institute for Puerto Rican Policy, Inc.
Institute for Women & Work
Inter-University Program for Latino Research
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies
International Union of United Auto Workers
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity
Jewish Labor Committee
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

INSTITUTE FOR PUERTO RICAN POLICY, INC. (IPR)
286 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001-4512

Angelo Falcon, President
Tel: (212) 564-1075
Fax: (212) 564-1014
TDD: None

IPR is nonprofit and nonpartisan policy analysis organization concerned with issues affecting the Puerto Rican community in the United States. Institute activities revolve around three program areas: urban policy analysis, civic participation, and policy networking. IPR sponsors the National Puerto Rican Policy Network, an 1,800-member information-sharing network.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States and Puerto Rico
Type(s) of publications: Journal, newsletter, annual calendar


INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN & WORK (IFWW)
Cornell University
School of Industrial-Labor Relations
16 E. 34th Street
New York, NY 10036

Dr. Francine Moccio, Director
Tel: (212) 340-2836
Fax: (212) 340-2822
TDD: None

The Institute is a research and educational program. The Institute conducts applied research on issues regarding women's employment rights and public policies. The mission of the Institute is also to provide training to corporations, agencies, and unions on issues related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, such as sexual harassment prevention in the workplace, promotion of cultural diversity, and the implementation of public policies that fall under protected activities for employees.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Policy studies


INTER-UNIVERSITY PROGRAM FOR LATINO RESEARCH (IUP)
Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos
Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Frank Bonilla, Executive Director
Tel: (212) 772-5674
Fax: None
TDD: None

IUP is a consortium of nine university-based Latino Research Centers. The program's objectives are to initiate and support research critical to the Latino community, with the goal of producing results that will have impact on public policy. Specific objectives are to promote comparative, interdisciplinary, and cross research on the major Latino groups; to establish working relationships among scholars whose research focuses on Latino issues; to create a national network of scholarly and policy communities concerned with issues affecting Latinos; and to develop programs that support Latino students and faculty in higher education.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Research reports


INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS (IAMAW)
Department of Human Rights
9000 Machinists Place
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-2687

George J. Kourpias, International President
Tel: (301) 967-4502
Fax: (301) 967-4588
TDD: None

The Department has the responsibility of overseeing and conducting human rights seminars within the organization to inform and educate members regarding their rights under the law.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Newsletter and newspaper


INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF OFFICIAL HUMAN RIGHTS AGENCIES (IAOHRA)
444 N. Capitol Street, NW, Suite 408
Washington, DC 20001

William M. Hale, President
(Vacant), Executive Director
Tel: (202) 624-5410
Fax: (202) 624-8185
TDD: None

IAOHRA is a membership organization of approximately 200 local human rights agencies across the country. Its goals are to promote civil and human rights around the world by providing leadership in the development and enforcement of laws, foster human and intergroup relations, and enhance human rights practice under law. Member agencies work on a variety of issues. Funds come from membership dues and private and public grants. IAOHRA offers a variety of services to its members and the general public. It runs a clearinghouse and publishes a regular bulletin, develops educational programs, and assists in programs working to end discrimination.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States and international
Type(s) of publications: Membership bulletin


INTERNATIONAL UNION OF UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)
Civil Rights Department
8000 E. Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214

Joe Davis, Director
Tel: (313) 926-5361
Fax: (313) 926-5708
TDD: None

The Department must, under the UAW International Constitution, respond to all charges dealing with discrimination filed against the labor organization by its members seeking relief through the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and/or 706 agencies; and moreover, give assistance and guidance to UAW local unions in the furtherance of their duties to promote fair employment practices and antidiscrimination policies.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada
Type(s) of publications: Quarterly newsletter


INTERRACIAL COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY (ICBO)
51 Madison Avenue, Suite 2212
New York, NY 10010

Lorraine Kelsey, Executive Vice President
Tel: (212) 779-4360
Fax: (212) 779-4365
TDD: None

The Council fosters minority economic growth through business development. The Council serves black, Hispanic and other minority groups. Assisted by volunteer consultants from the corporate sector, the Council identifies and evaluates possible acquisitions and new business opportunities for entrepreneurs. It also evaluates expansion possibilities for existing minority firms. The Council offers courses in the fundamentals of business operations, through its management training program.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Annual report and monthly newsletter


JEWISH LABOR COMMITTEE (JLC)
25 E. 21st Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10010

Lenore Miller, President
Tel: (212) 477-0707
Fax: (212) 477-1918
TDD: None

JLC works closely with local and national trade unions to combat racism, anti-Semitism, and other forms of discrimination in the workplace and in society. JLC conducts programs to promote respect for diversity in the work force and works with African American, Latino, Asian Pacific, and other ethnically based labor organizations to promote harmonious intergroup relations.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Quarterly review


JOINT CENTER FOR POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC STUDIES
1090 Vermont Avenue, NW, Room 1100
Washington, DC 20005-4961

Eddie N. Williams, President
Tel: (202) 789-3500
Fax: (202) 789-6390
TDD: None

The Center contributes to the Nation's public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination. It seeks to improve the social and economic status of black Americans, expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas, and promote communications and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the Nation's pluralistic society.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Monthly newsletter


JUDGE DAVID L. BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW
1101 15th Street, NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005

Bob Bernstein, Executive Director
Tel: (202) 467-5730
Fax: (202) 223-0409
TDD: (202) 467-4232

On behalf of people with mental disabilities, the Center pursues test-case litigation and policy representation; trains and supports lawyers; and advocates to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Act, and rights under Federal laws to health care and other services and resources.

Geographic areas(s) served: United States
Type(s) of publications: Manuals, reports, and consumer booklets