Campus Resources

Multicultural Affairs Office: An office dedicated to the incorporation of diversity and multiculturalism within all aspects of the Trinity College community.

P.R.I.D.E: An on-campus organization that aims to “increase awareness and acceptance of difference amongst members in the student body” through upperclassmen support for incoming students of diverse backgrounds.

Counseling and Wellness Center: A free, on-campus safe space to voice mental health and wellness concerns with a professional counselor.

Dean of Students Office: An office equipped to provide students with general counseling and academic advising.

 

Hartford Resources

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Hartford: An initiative that aims to increase opportunities for boys and young men of color.

Open Communities Alliance: A Connecticut-based, urban-suburban interracial coalition working through a civil-rights approach to promote access to opportunity for all people.

YWCA Hartford: A Hartford-based organization with multiple types of programming that work to combat racism and empower women.

 

Professional Associations and Networking Groups

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: “The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.”

National Society for Hispanic Professionals: A forum-based network for Hispanic individuals that includes a job board as well as national event programming.

National Association of Asian American Professionals: A non-profit network for Asian American individuals that includes a job board and other career-related resources.

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement: A network dedicated to the career advancement of Latinx individuals with an extensive job board.

UndocuBlack Network: A network dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of undocumented black individuals.

 

Job Search Resources & Search Engines

Professional Diversity Network: A larger network that hosts multiple job boards (such as Asian Career Network, iHispano, and Black Career Network) and an extensive list of supporting companies.

Jopwell: A grid-style job search board tailored to Black, Latinx, and Native American job-seekers.

POCIT: A job search engine for people of color looking for employment in the field of Technology.

 

Discrimination and Legal Resources

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: “The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.”

OCR:  The Office of Civil Rights: Website hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that hosts information on and enforces one’s civil rights regarding a large index of topics.

Find Law: Race Discrimination: Provides an overview of how workplace race discrimination is legally defined.

Find Law: National Origin Discrimination: Provides an overview of how workplace national origin-based discrimination is legally defined.

Department of Labor: Ethnic/National Origin: Webpage compilation of laws pertaining to ethnic/national origin discrimination.

 

Additional Resources

The Black Collegian’s: Directory of Diversity Employers: A directory of employers known for committing to the mission of diversity.

GoldenSea’s 50 Great Employers for Asian Americans: A list of employers that have actively recruited and promoted Asian-Americans.

Equal Opportunity Publications: A website with a job board and information about career expos dedicated to the inclusion of diverse identities such as women, people of color, and people with disabilities.

GAPS Collective’s Mentorship Program from  Ph.D. Applicants in Political Science: The Graduate Anti-Racist Political Science (GAPS) Collective invites Ph.D. applicants in Political Science to apply to its mentorship program. The program specifically aims to connect each applicant with a Ph.D. student or graduate in Political Science in their field of interest. Mentors will guide mentees on school selection, application materials, and the general application process. Space is limited so we encourage interested participants to apply now. Applications from Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and POC applicants are particularly encouraged. If you have any questions, please contact us at gaps.collective@gmail.com .

AEA Summer and Scholarship Programs: Since 1974, the AEA Summer Training Program and Scholarship Program have increased diversity in the field of economics by preparing talented undergraduates for doctoral programs in economics and related disciplines.

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