Civil Rights

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



The Bloomington Beacon

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Phone 888-249-9255
Address P.O. Box 2363
Bloomington, In 47402
Description

Bloomington Beacon provides human services and educational, economic and cultural opportunities for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (GLBTQ) communities in south-central Indiana. Bloomington Beacon also supports the civil and human rights of GLBTQ people in south-central Indiana by providing accurate news, information and commentary.

Subjects
Updated January 13, 2015

Commission on Multicultural Understanding (COMU)

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Website http://studentaffairs.indiana.edu/dean-students/commission-multicultural-understanding/index.shtml
Contact Suzie Chung
Phone (812) 855-4463
Email comu [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University
705 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

COMU uses committees made up of students, staff, and faculty to enhance the campus climate through education and increased communication on issues of oppression, gather information and encourage activities that increase awareness and understanding of racism and other forms of oppression, and promote greater communication on campus among all persons, regardless of race, age, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.

Email sukchung [at] indiana [dot] edu
Subjects
Updated March 12, 2015

Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Legal Panel

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Website http://www.aclu-in.org/
Contact Jane Henegar (Executive Director)
Phone 317-635-4059 x.102
Email info [at] aclu-in [dot] org
Description

The ACLU of Indiana is the Indiana affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU is dedicated to protecting the freedoms guaranteed to Indiana residents and businesses by the Indiana and United States Constitutions.

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Updated March 12, 2015

Bloomington United

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Contact Doug Bauder (Coordinator)
Phone 812-855-4252
Email dbauder [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

A coalition of community members whose mission is to promote educational opportunities that affirm the value of all human beings, bridge the differences among people, and respond to hate activity in our community.

Additional Contact Rabbi Sue Laikin Shifron
Phone 812-336-3824
Email hillel [at] indiana [dot] edu
Subjects
Updated March 12, 2015
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