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1. 2004 Election Maps (external link)
Abstract: Based on 2004 Presidential Election results, this series of graphs depicts information about voting habits by county and state, highlighting both the East/Middle/West divides, as well as the closeness of most counties (depicted in purple).
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2. 2005 Fair Market Rents (external link)
Abstract: Contains data on fair market rents, sorted by number of bedrooms, for thousands of different communities across the US
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3. 2005 New York State Statistical Yearbook (external link)
Abstract: This site provides hundreds of easily searchable tables of data to download with statistics about New York State. Some topics include business, employment, criminal justice, housing, education, health, agriculture, and general demographics.
Resource Type: Website



4. ACORN (external link)
Abstract: ACORN works in more than 75 cities across the United States to improve housing conditions for the economically disadvantaged, increase community safety, secure living wages for all workers and improve the quality of local schools. The website contains information on campaigns, reports, fact sheets, and much more.
Resource Type: Website



5. AIDS and HIV Reports from the CDC (external link)
Abstract: This website contains reports and data about AIDS and HIV in the U.S., including data over time, rates by race and gender, geographic focuses, and much more
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6. Annual Education Reports (external link)
Abstract: he Annual Reports Program prepares analyses that synthesize data on a variety of education topics, and disseminates these analyses through indicator reports, tabular reports, and web tools.
Resource Type: Website



7. Audio Slideshow: Foreclosures in Cleveland, Ohio (external link)
Abstract: A pictoral slideshow which includes audio commentary about a poor family who have become victims of Predatory Lending and are now forced to Foreclose on their home.
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8. Benjamin Banneker Association (external link)
Abstract: The Benjamin Banneker Association is a national non-profit organization dedicated to mathematics education advocacy, establishing a presence for leadership, and professional development to support teachers in leveling the playing field for mathematics learning of the highest quality for African-American students.
Resource Type: Website



9. Break The Chain (external link)
Abstract: A website about the struggle to assist domestic workers in the U.S.
Resource Type: Website



10. Bureau of Economic Analysis (external link)
Abstract: This government site contains current and historical data about GDP, income, corporate profits, businesses, etc.
Resource Type: Website



11. Bureau of Justice Statistics (external link)
Abstract: This government site contains both current and historical data about crime, prisons, incarceration, arrests, and much more, on both local and national levels. It includes both datasets, fact sheets, and more detailed reports.
Resource Type: Website



12. Bureau of Labor Statistics (external link)
Abstract: The BLS contains vast, up-to-date charts and statistics about all topics related to labor, finance, wages, etc, in the US. Some umbrella topics include: Inflation, Wages and Benefits, Safety & Health, Occupations, Demographics, etc.
Resource Type: Website



13. Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities (external link)
Abstract: From the website: "The Priorities! Campaign is an unusual mix of citizens - from former military brass and businesspeople to religious leaders and ordinary citizens - who believe America can have a more humane government. We aim to create a political culture, grounded in spiritual and human values, that will not tolerate wasting billions of dollars on nuclear weapons, Star Wars, or other outmoded weapons, while, for example, one out of every six of our own kids live in poverty and millions of children worldwide die each year from hunger-related illnesses."
Resource Type: Website



14. Buying Blue - Good Companies to Buy From (external link)
Abstract: BuyBlue.org supports businesses that share their progressive values and ideals. They believe in a triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. The site contains easily accessible information on hundreds of large companies highlighting both their positive & negative policies towards workers, the environment, etc.
Resource Type: Website



15. Campaign for a Tobacco-Free Kids (external link)
Abstract: The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America's youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The website contains data sets, maps, reports, updated data links, and other useful information about preventing teen smoking.
Resource Type: Website



16. Census Maps (external link)
Abstract: This is the Census Bureau's Mapping page. You can have the computer make maps based on current census data for many types of geographic and spatial perameters.
Resource Type: Website



17. Center for Popular Economics (external link)
Abstract: CPE is a non-profit organization that teaches economic literacy to activists for progressive social change. The website contains data and research, as well as an events calendar and information about summer retreats and workshops.
Resource Type: Website



18. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (external link)
Abstract: The Center conducts research and analysis to inform public debates over proposed budget and tax policies and to help ensure that the needs of low-income families and individuals are considered in these debates. They also develop policy options to alleviate poverty, particularly among working families.
Resource Type: Website



19. Citizens for Tax Justice (external link)
Abstract: CTJ is a public interest research and advocacy organization focusing on the impact of tax policies on our nation. Against the armies of special interest lobbyists for corporations and the wealthy, CTJ fights for fair taxes for middle and low-income families, closing corporate tax loopholes, adequately funding important government services, etc.
Resource Type: Website



20. ColorLines Magazine - Article Archive (external link)
Abstract: ColorLines is the first national, multi-racial magazine devoted to covering the politics and creations of communities of color. This site contains archives to all previously published articles, many of which deal with racial & financial issues.
Resource Type: Website



21. Community Mapping Assistance Project (CMAP) (external link)
Abstract: This website helps activists and social-justice organizations design maps to both learn more about their communities, and for presenting information to others. There are examples of maps they've made, useful tips to making your own maps, and information about how to partner with them.
Resource Type: Website



22. Credit Card Nation (external link)
Abstract: A progressive, user-friendly website about overspending, debt, and credit cards in the US. Contains some fun online quizzes, data and research, and other useful information.
Resource Type: Website



23. Culturally Situated Design Tools - African Fractals, Cornrows, Graffiti, Pyramids, Latin Percussion (external link)
Abstract: Nearly a dozen online software programs that help students learn standards-based mathematics as well as learn about different cultures and arts, including Latino percussion, graffiti, African-American cornrows, Navajo rug weaving, etc.
Resource Type: Website



24. Current Unemployment Statistics (external link)
Abstract: A summary of the most recent data on employment/unemployment in the US
Resource Type: Website



25. Data on Higher Education (external link)
Abstract: This website contains data, reports, maps, graphs, and other useful information about college students. It also looks at issues of retention and graduation rates by state, race, gender, etc.
Resource Type: Website



26. Data on Poverty and Income (external link)
Abstract: Extensive data on poverty and income in the United States from as early as 1955
Resource Type: Website



27. Death Penalty Information Center (external link)
Abstract: This site contains a tremendous amount of information on the Death Penalty in the US, and includes publications, fact sheets, data sets, and links to other useful resources.
Resource Type: Website



28. Debt Reseach (external link)
Abstract: This is a one-stop resource for information on the debt crisis in America and its impact on economic security. The site covers a range of issues from credit cards to payday loans to predatory mortgage lending. It contains data, research papers, and more.
Resource Type: Website



29. DEMOS: A Network for Ideas and Action (external link)
Abstract: This website contains research and reports on creating a truly democratic society - one which requires eliminating economic inequality, voter disenfranchisement, enormous consumer debt, etc.
Resource Type: Website



30. Description of Ethnomathematics (external link)
Abstract: Brief overview of Ethnomathematics, and links to useful websites
Resource Type: Website



31. Diplomas Count: An Essential Guide to Graduation Policy and Rates (external link)
Abstract: This page features reports and data on all 50 states about graduation rates and trends. It also contains reports on the financial impact of graduating from High School, data sets, and maps.
Resource Type: Website



32. Dollars and Sense (external link)
Abstract: Dollars & Sense magazine provides left perspectives on economic affairs. The website contains a searchable database on hundreds of articles published over the past 30 years.
Resource Type: Website



33. Domestic Workers United (external link)
Abstract: This is the website for a group that is organizing and advocating on behalf of domestic workers.
Resource Type: Website



34. Economic and Analysis Research Center (EARN) (external link)
Abstract: The Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) links groups that conduct and disseminate research, develop policy and advocate on a range of issues, including wages and benefits, incomes, jobs, unemployment, workforce and economic development, minimum and living wages, Social Security, education, tax and budget, and health care.
Resource Type: Website



35. Economic Justice Maps (external link)
Abstract: A series of maps related to economic justice topics, specific to New York City, including maps on banking in poor communities, banking opportunities for immigrants, subprime lenders, check cashers, etc.
Resource Type: Website



36. Economic Policy Institute (external link)
Abstract: The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy. This website contains an enormous supply of easily digestible datasheets, reports, and editorials that are in support of low-wage workers, the rights of women, minorities, and the elderly, and much more. EPI is a terrific resource.
Resource Type: Website



37. Educators for Social Responsibility (external link)
Abstract: ESR Metro (Educators for Social Responsibility Metropolitan Area), a non-profit organization, works in public schools and community organizations throughout New York City to help teachers, youngsters, parents, and youth activists build skills, knowledge and community. Their website contains info about the organization, their work, and an archive of lesson plans
Resource Type: Website



38. Envirofacts Data Warehouse (external link)
Abstract: This is the EPA's website that contains data about a range of environmental issues including pollution, air quality, facilities, etc. It contains easy-to-find information by city, state, and zip code, as well as mapping capabilities.
Resource Type: Website



39. Ethnomathematics Digital Library (external link)
Abstract: With close to 700 items in their collection and a search engine, this site contains a great deal of useful information about ethnomathematics including definitions and history, lesson plans, and discussions.
Resource Type: Website



40. Ethnomathematics Websites (external link)
Abstract: Links to a variety of websites, many of which deal with multicultural mathematics theory and ethnomathematics.
Resource Type: Website



41. Excelencia in Education (external link)
Abstract: Excelencia in Education is an organization dedicated to Latinos in Higher Education. Their website contains data and research on this topic, including studies about demographics and degree attainment, as well as policy positions about increasing college graduation rates for Latinos.
Resource Type: Website



42. Factsheet: Crime, Race, and Juvenile Justice Policy in Perspective (external link)
Abstract: An overview of facts and data about the Juvenile Justice System, including the demographics of youth in the system and the widespread racial disparities between them and the general population
Resource Type: Website



43. Fast Food Maps (external link)
Abstract: This "Google Mash-up" website allows you to map fast food restaurants anywhere in the US
Resource Type: Website



44. FedStats (external link)
Abstract: The gateway to statistics from over 100 US Federal Agencies
Resource Type: Website



45. Fiscal Policy Institute (external link)
Abstract: The Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) is a nonpartisan research and education organization that focuses on the broad range of tax, budget, economic and related public policy issues that affect the quality of life and the economic well-being of New York State residents. The site contains research, policy papers, data on NY state, and more.
Resource Type: Website



46. Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy (external link)
Abstract: The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy is the leading academic research center in New York City devoted to the public policy aspects of real estate, land use and housing development.
Resource Type: Website



47. Global Health Indicators (external link)
Abstract: The Core Health Indicators from the World Health Report include essential health indicators to quantitatively characterize the health situation of the 192 Member States for the period 1998-2004. With this query system, you can construct tables for any combination of countries, indicators and years.
Resource Type: Website



48. Grassroots Economic Organizing (external link)
Abstract: GEO (Grassroots Economic Organizing) Newsletter is a bimonthly publication that reports on worker cooperatives and community-based economies in the U.S. and World wide, and their development through local cooperative action. GEO covers crucial issues such as creating solid jobs for everyone, revitalizing communities that face economic and ecological decay, and combining diverse community, labor and environmental priorities.
Resource Type: Website



49. Historic Health Insurance Tables (external link)
Abstract: This US Census Bureau page contains 8 different spreadsheets to download about health insurance coverage in the US from the mid 1990's to the present. Tables include data sorted by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
Resource Type: Website



50. Historical Census Statistics on Population by Race (1790-1990) for the US, Regions, Divisions, and States (external link)
Abstract: This Census Bureau page contains dozens of spreadsheets that can be downloaded, which contain data on the total population of different races, sortable by multiple geographic perameters.
Resource Type: Website



51. Housing Policy (external link)
Abstract: The Center works with state and local housing agencies and advocates to ensure that federal housing subsidies are directed to the families most in need. The Center’s housing work focuses primarily on the housing voucher program and on the intersection of housing and welfare policy. The website contains reports, data, links, studies, and more.
Resource Type: Website



52. How Class Works: An Interactive Exploration (external link)
Abstract: From the NY Times' "Class Matters" section, this interactive, multimedia website is divided into four very user-friendly topics: Components of Class, How Class Breaks Down, Income Mobility, and A Nationwide Poll.
Resource Type: Website



53. Immigration Statistics - Homeland Security Office (external link)
Abstract: This government-run site contains data, statistics, publications, and fact sheets on immigration into the US, focusing largely on legal immigration and information on immigrants who have become legal citizens.
Resource Type: Website



54. InfoShare (external link)
Abstract: The Infoshare Community Information Service is a sophisticated tool that lets planners, community activists, teachers, students, researchers, and ordinary citizens view and analyze a vast array of community and regional data. Data currently available for NYC and NY State.
Resource Type: Website



55. Institute for Research on Poverty (external link)
Abstract: RP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. The website contains research on welfare, EITC, education, and much more. Focuses heavily on poverty in the Midwest
Resource Type: Website



56. Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty (external link)
Abstract: The Institute is a nonprofit, non-partisan, research and policy organization located at the Weingart Center, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row. The Institute delivers reliable analysis, data and solutions to institutions and individuals to spark new collaborations and foster new initiatives, policies and programs to better understand and address homelessness and poverty.
Resource Type: Website



57. International Association for Feminist Economics (external link)
Abstract: The IAFFE is a group of scholars, policy professionals, students, advocates and activists interested in empowering and improving the well-being of women-and other under-represented groups-around the world. The website contains position papers, links, and archives of their Journal of Feminist Economics
Resource Type: Website



58. International Study Group on Ethnomathematics (external link)
Abstract: The main website for the ISGE. It contains links to local/national chapters as well as position papers and other information about Ethnomathematics.
Resource Type: Website



59. Jobs With Justice - A Campaign for Workers' Rights (external link)
Abstract: JwJ's mission is to improve working people's standard of living, fight for job security, and protect workers' right to organize. JwJ's core belief is that in order to be successful, workers' rights struggles have to be part of a larger campaign for economic and social justice. The website contains information about various campaigns, workers rights, organizing tools, and other resources for labor activists.
Resource Type: Website



60. Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (external link)
Abstract: This website provides news - clips, articles, research, links, etc - related to issues aroung higher education for Black people
Resource Type: Website



61. Jumpstart Coalition on Financial Literacy (external link)
Abstract: Jump$tart's purpose is to evaluate the financial literacy of young adults; develop, disseminate, and encourage the use of standards for grades K-12; and promote the teaching of personal finance. The website contains a tremendous amount of lesson plans, fun games, resources, and much more for anyone interested in teaching students about financial literacy.
Resource Type: Website



62. Katori's Origami Page (external link)
Abstract: This website is dedicated to the art of paper folding, and contains some of the most complex mathematics associated with Origami that has yet to have been discovered.
Resource Type: Website



63. Key Studies: Girls in the Juvenile Justice System (external link)
Abstract: A list of resources about girls in the juvenile justice system, including articles on delinquency, mental health, and gangs.
Resource Type: Website



64. KidsCount (external link)
Abstract: KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. Website contains original publications and policy papers, as well as programs to create custom-made maps and data reports about youth by every county, city, and state in the US
Resource Type: Website



65. Lake Snell Perry & Associates - Polling (external link)
Abstract: This Polling Firm works closely with the Democratic Party and other social service organizations. They have a number of free reports on their website of polls and surveys they have done on a variety of important topics.
Resource Type: Website



66. Living Wage Campaign (external link)
Abstract: ACORN's website about campaigns for fight for a living wage… includes a brief history of the national living wage movement, background materials such as ordinance summaries and comparisons, drafting tips, research summaries, talking points, and links to other living wage-related sites.
Resource Type: Website



67. Local Area Unemployment Statistics (external link)
Abstract: The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence.
Resource Type: Website



68. Long Term Trends in Mathematics (external link)
Abstract: The NAEP long-term trend assessment in mathematics documents trends in student performance from 1973 through 2004. Performance results are reported in three ways: as average scale scores, as percentile scores, and as percentages of students reaching predetermined performance level
Resource Type: Website



69. Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union (external link)
Abstract: The site contains information about the history, need for, and functions of this vital neighborhood credit union.
Resource Type: Website



70. Math & Minorities - Website Search Page (external link)
Abstract: This MathForum.com site lists over 50 websites and organizations related to minorities in mathematics
Resource Type: Website



71. Mathematicians of the African Diaspora (external link)
Abstract: The website contains information on the greatest black mathematicians, profiles of 500 Black mathematicians, Black women in math and science, history of Blacks in mathematics, and much more
Resource Type: Website



72. Mathematics in Art and Architecture (external link)
Abstract: This website contains information on many different forms of art and architecture that have some mathematical component to them. These include: Pyramids, the Golden Ratio, Kaleidescopes, Tesselations, Music, Tiling, and more.
Resource Type: Website



73. Mathematics Standards (external link)
Abstract: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics online version of nationally accepted standards for the teaching of mathematics
Resource Type: Website



74. Metropolitan Area Research Center (MARC) (external link)
Abstract: The Metropolitan Area Research Corporation (MARC) is a non-profit research and geographic information systems (GIS) firm with a history of service to the public interest, government, philanthropy, academia, and private research institutions. This website contains dozens of useful maps for 25 major US cities.
Resource Type: Website



75. Migration Information Source (external link)
Abstract: This very informative website contains a wealth of information about migrants, immigration, and populations of countries around the world. It includes a global data center, maps, publications and reports, and much much more.
Resource Type: Website



76. Minimum Wage Issues Guide (external link)
Abstract: Created by the progressive Economic Policy Institute, this page contains both general information, data, and graphs on the minimum wage, as well as published papers, op-eds, and links to other resources on this subject.
Resource Type: Website



77. Minimum Wage Laws in the US (external link)
Abstract: State-by-state data on minimum wage laws and policies
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78. Minority Business Development Agency (external link)
Abstract: Government website, contains information on starting and financing small businesses. Also contains data on minority-owned businesses around the country, youth entreprenuership, and local links.
Resource Type: Website



79. Minority Owned Business Economic Research (external link)
Abstract: Links and studies to data and reports on minority-owned businesses
Resource Type: Website



80. Mobility in the Teacher Workforce - Data on Teachers in 2005 (external link)
Abstract: This website contains a lot of data on teachers in the US, including make-up of workforce by age and race, reasons for leaving the job (sorted by public/private and poor/wealthy areas), charactersistics of new hires, etc.
Resource Type: Website



81. National Center for Children in Poverty (external link)
Abstract: The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation’s leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. Using research to inform policy and practice, NCCP seeks to advance family-oriented solutions and the strategic use of public resources at the state and national levels to ensure positive outcomes for the next generation.
Resource Type: Website



82. National Center for Education Statistics (external link)
Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
Resource Type: Website



83. National Center for Health Statistics (external link)
Abstract: This official government site has a tremendous amount of data on the health of people in the US. NCHS has two major types of data systems: systems based on populations, containing data collected through personal interviews or examinations; and systems based on records, containing data collected from vital and medical records.
Resource Type: Website



84. National Council of La Raza: Publications about Improving Opportunities for Hispanic Americans in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This is the publications page for the National Council of La Raza. The publications are divided into topics, including: electoral politics, civil rights, community and family wealth building, education, employment, farmworkers, health, and immigration.
Resource Type: Website



85. National Credit Union Association (external link)
Abstract: Information about Credit Unions from the Government Agency that oversees them. Includes links to local Credit Unions
Resource Type: Website



86. National Geographic Map Machine - Online Interactive Maps (external link)
Abstract: A user-friendly website that allows users to quickly create maps by either geographic region or social, political, or economic topic.
Resource Type: Website



87. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (external link)
Abstract: Part of the NIH, this website contains data and information on alcohol abuse in the U.S.
Resource Type: Website



88. Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (external link)
Abstract: NEDAP is a resource and advocacy center that works with community groups to promote financial justice in NYC's low income and of color communities. Website contains maps, editorials, policy and position papers, fact sheets, etc.
Resource Type: Website



89. New York State Education Department: Fiscal Analysis and Research Unit (external link)
Abstract: From the website: "Our mission is to provide quality policy analysis, research, assistance and data products to educators, policymakers and the general public." Website contains data sets about educational funding by school district as well as analysis on fiscal policy.
Resource Type: Website



90. New York Latino Research Clearinghouse (external link)
Abstract: The New York Latino Research Clearinghouse has been created to disseminate research on Latinos in New York State and elsewhere. It gathers and organizes the most recent research reports, academic papers and policy news relating to the Latino populations of the United States.
Resource Type: Website



91. NY State Data Center (external link)
Abstract: Census 2000 contains a wealth of information for New York State and its sub-areas. This section contains data from and information about this census.
Resource Type: Website



92. Out of Reach: A Comparison of Wages and Rents Across the U.S. (external link)
Abstract: Out of Reach provides readers with a direct comparison of rental housing costs and income levels for states, metropolitan areas, and counties nationwide. It contains an easy-to-use online database to provide this data.
Resource Type: Website



93. Paper Folding & Origami (external link)
Abstract: This is one of the world's leading website's on Origami and paper folding. It also contains extensive information about the mathematical concepts behind this ancient art form. This page also contains links to other major origami site from around the world.
Resource Type: Website



94. Paying for College - Changes Between 1990 and 2000 (internal link)
94. Paying for College - Changes Between 1990 and 2000 (external link)
Abstract: This website contains a lot of data about college tuition and looks at fee increases, average tuition, financial aid patterns, enrollment patterns, etc. It contains several summary articles as well as data and charts.
Resource Type: Website



95. Pew Hispanic Center (external link)
Abstract: This website contains immense amounts of data on Latinos in the United States, including datasets, publications, and research on demographics, immigration, education, labor, politics, and economic situation.
Resource Type: Website



96. PolicyLink (external link)
Abstract: PolicyLink is a national nonprofit research, communications, capacity building, and advocacy organization working to advance policies to achieve economic and social equity. Among their regional equity approaches is equitable development, a comprehensive local, regional, and state framework emphasizing equitable public investment, the fair distribution of affordable housing, and community strategies to improve health.
Resource Type: Website



97. Poverty and Race Research Action Council (external link)
Abstract: PRACC's mission is to generate, gather, and disseminate information on the relationship between race and poverty. The website contains original articles, publications for download, links to other sites, and an online copy of their monthly newsletter.
Resource Type: Website



98. Poverty Thresholds, US Census Bureau (external link)
Abstract: National Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Children between 1985 and 2004
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99. Prison Policy Initiative (external link)
Abstract: The Prison Policy Initiative conducts research and advocacy on incarceration policy. Website contains data, graphs, articles, original research and papers about the problems with prisons, incarceration, and disenfranchisement in the US
Resource Type: Website



100. Prison Sucks - Statistics and Data (external link)
Abstract: Prisonsucks.com is a clearinghouse for useful, verifiable statistics about the crime control industry. Includes up-to-date information on the number of people incarcerated by race, gender and age; the economics of the prison industry; treatement of prisoners, mandatory minimums, etc.
Resource Type: Website



101. Prisoner Reentry Pressroom (external link)
Abstract: This website contains a summary of the data on the demographics of former prisoners who have reentered society, as well as links to sites with further information and contact information for key researchers in this field of study.
Resource Type: Website



102. Quarterly US Bankruptcy Statistics (external link)
Abstract: From the American Bankruptcy Institute, this website contains lots of data about both personal and business-side bankruptcy by geographic locations as well as historic data, trends, and analysis.
Resource Type: Website



103. Queers for Economic Justice (external link)
Abstract: Through community speak-outs and panel discussions, QEJ works to bring issues of queer poverty and economic injustice into the spotlight. The website contains news and information about their work, upcoming workshops and events, and links to services for LGTB and poor people.
Resource Type: Website



104. Radical Statistics Group (external link)
Abstract: This British group believes that statistics can be used to support radical campaigns for progressive social change. Statistics should inform, not drive policies. Social problems should not be disguised by technical language. The website and their journal explore many social justice issues.
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105. Raise the Floor: Promoting Practices and Policies that Work (external link)
Abstract: This website promotes the need for policies to raise wages for workers, especially women.
Resource Type: Website



106. Remittance Data and Publications (external link)
Abstract: The Pew Hispanic Center compiles data on Latinos in the US. This page contains several reports and data remittance rates, including amounts of money being sent, companies that profit from these transactions, and where to/from this money is coming/going.
Resource Type: Website



107. Research Library on Economic Justice Topics (external link)
Abstract: The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies which address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations. The Coalition serves as a clearinghouse of information on poverty and human needs issues for our members and the general public. Website contains data and publications on a range of issues including education and youth policy, food and nutrition, health, housing, and homelessness.
Resource Type: Website



108. Robert Lang Origami (external link)
Abstract: Robert Lang is one of the most widely recognized Origami artists in the world. His website has a huge amount of information about both the art and the mathematics behind Origami design.
Resource Type: Website



109. Rural Poverty Research Institute (external link)
Abstract: The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) conducts policy-relevant research and facilitates public dialogue to assist policymakers in understanding the rural impacts of public policies and programs.
Resource Type: Website



110. Schott Foundation for Public Education: Fairness Access Opportunity (external link)
Abstract: The Schott Foundation published reports about the quality of public education and focuses largely on the issue of a positive future for Black boys. They also look at issues of gender equity, public policy, and early childhood education.
Resource Type: Website



111. Six Strategies for Family Economic Self-Sufficiency (external link)
Abstract: e project provides resources and technical assistance to community-based advocates and states on human resource investment policies to help move families out of poverty. The website contains strategies and proposals and a library of relevant online material and links, and seeks to connect the Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Project to a wide audience
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112. Small Business Profile: New York (external link)
Abstract: This website uses a variety of databases to document the contributions of small, minority- and women-owned businesses in New York.
Resource Type: Website



113. Social Explorer: Interactive Map Page (external link)
Abstract: This page contains an incredible mapping program. Start with a map of the U.S. Then pick a larger topic (such as race, income, foreign-born population, education) and then more specific categories (ie. % Hispanic, % Black, % White)… and zoom in on a state, county, or census tract within seconds.
Resource Type: Website



114. Statistics on Health Care in the US (external link)
Abstract: Website contains statistics and data about Medicare and Medicaid
Resource Type: Website



115. Subprime Lending Maps (external link)
Abstract: A set of maps about Predatory and Subprime Loans around New York
Resource Type: Website



116. Surveys on Latino Experiences and Opinions (external link)
Abstract: The Pew Hispanic Center compiles data on Latinos in the US. This page contains several surveys about the experiences of Latinos in the US, focusing on issues such as their own immigration, economic conditions, social security, and immigration policy.
Resource Type: Website



117. Teachers for Justice (external link)
Abstract: Teachers for Social Justice is an organization of teachers, administrators, pre-service teachers, and other educators working in public, independent, alternative, and charter schools and universities in the Chicago area. Website contains a curriculum database for educators interested in teaching about social justice
Resource Type: Website



118. Teaching for Change (external link)
Abstract: By drawing direct connections to ‘real world’ issues, Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and re-think the world inside and outside their classrooms, build a more equitable, multicultural society, and become active global citizens. Website contains a catalog of resources for purchase, a bookstore, curriculum information about workshops, etc.
Resource Type: Website



119. Tessellations: Technology & Culture (external link)
Abstract: Java-enabled website that allows you create many different types of tesselations online. It also features links to other java-enabled art/math websites
Resource Type: Website



120. The Algebra Project (external link)
Abstract: he Algebra Project seeks to impact the struggle for citizenship and equality by assisting students in inner city and rural areas to achieve mathematics literacy. The website contains information about their programs, research, and related resources.
Resource Type: Website



121. The Center for Health and Wellbeing (external link)
Abstract: The Center for Health and Wellbeing is an interdisciplinary unit within the Woodrow Wilson School, which seeks to foster research and teaching on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries. The website contains research and data on the health conditions of people including groups such as college students and the aged.
Resource Type: Website



122. The Center for Responsible Lending (external link)
Abstract: The Center for Responsible Lending is fighting to stop the financial abuses of Predatory Lending through legislative and policy advocacy, coalition-building, litigation, and industry research. The website contains policy papers, lots of data about this pervasive industry, and much more.
Resource Type: Website



123. The E.F. Schumacher Society (external link)
Abstract: The society runs programs that demonstrate that both social and environmental sustainability can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale communities and respect for the natural environment to economic issues. They work to link people, land and communities by building local economies. Website contains information about their work, resources, links, etc.
Resource Type: Website



124. The Education Trust (external link)
Abstract: The Education Trust provides advocacy, analysis, research, data, and assistance to close the achievement gaps that separate low-income students and students of color. The Education Trust also has three interactive data tools, Education Watch Online, Dispelling the Myth Online, and College Results Online.
Resource Type: Website



125. The EITC Outreach Kit (external link)
Abstract: This website contains lots of useful information about the EITC and how to help people learn about and file for this important tax credit.
Resource Type: Website



126. The Mayan Astronomy Page (external link)
Abstract: This site contains brief but useful information on Mayan Astronomy and Mathematics, including a simulator where you can type in a number and it generates the Mayan symbol for it
Resource Type: Website



127. The MegaPenny Project (external link)
Abstract: Have you ever struggled to teach students about big numbers? What does a million really look like? How about a billion? This fun and simple website is great for talking about small and very large numbers.
Resource Type: Website



128. The Odds of Winning at Powerball (external link)
Abstract: How hard is it to win the lottery? How do mathematicians determine the odds for winning? This site explains how to calculate the odds for a game of Powerball.
Resource Type: Website



129. The Political Economy Research Institute (external link)
Abstract: The PERI provides research and data on issues related to the political economy, including Living Wage policies, Sweatshop Labor, Toxic Waste, etc.
Resource Type: Website



130. The Secret History of the Credit Card (external link)
Abstract: In "Secret History of the Credit Card," FRONTLINE and The New York Times join forces to investigate an industry few Americans fully understand. The website contains the documentary, data, and other information about credit cards.
Resource Type: Website



131. The Sentencing Project (external link)
Abstract: promotes reduced reliance on incarceration and increased use of more effective and humane alternatives to deal with crime. It is a nationally recognized source of criminal justice policy analysis, data, and program information. Its reports, publications, and staff are relied upon by the public, policymakers and the media.
Resource Type: Website



132. The Telephone Justice Website (external link)
Abstract: This is the website for a campaign in New York City to fight against the telephone companies that charge extremely high rates for inmates to use prison telephones. The site contains an overview of the issue, as well as other useful data and links to other sites.
Resource Type: Website



133. The Urban Institute (external link)
Abstract: The Urban Institute is a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization. The website contains reports, fact sheets, and a useful search engine for exploring the vast amounts of information on their site.
Resource Type: Website



134. The US Census Bureau "Hurricane Data and Emergency Preparedness" Website (external link)
Abstract: The official website from the US Census, this page contains data, reports, maps, and a lot more "official" information about Hurricane's Katrina, Rita, and Wilma, and the people and places they affected.
Resource Type: Website



135. Tobacco and Smoking Information on Youth (external link)
Abstract: This website contains links to articles, fact sheets, reports, and other websites that contain up-to-date information on the current situation and trends in teen smoking.
Resource Type: Website



136. TODOS: Math For All (external link)
Abstract: The mission of TODOS is to advocate for an equitable and high-quality mathematics education for all students, in particular Latino/Hispanic students, by advancing the professional growth and equity awarenes of educators. Website contains information about the organization, data on Latinos, and other related resources.
Resource Type: Website



137. U.S. Deparment of Labor, Employment Projections (external link)
Abstract: The Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future. Huge amounts of downloadable data sets.
Resource Type: Website



138. Union for Radical Political Economics (external link)
Abstract: The URPE website contains information about the organization, as well as an extensive collection of tools for economic justice advocates including papers, fact sheets, a newsletter, journal archives, links, and more.
Resource Type: Website



139. United Domestic Workers of America (external link)
Abstract: The national union for domestic workers, the site contains information about their campaign, articles and research, useful links, and more.
Resource Type: Website



140. United for a Fair Economy (external link)
Abstract: UFE raises awareness that concentrated wealth and power undermine the economy, corrupt democracy, deepen the racial divide, and tear communities apart. The website contains reports, fact sheets, cartoons, games, and a library on information on economic and racial inequities in our society.
Resource Type: Website



141. United Nations Statistics Division (external link)
Abstract: This website contains statistical databases and publications on demographics and social characteristics on most countries around the world. Some areas of classification include: economics, environmental and energy, poverty, migration, mortality, population, density, and urbanization.
Resource Type: Website



142. US Census Bureau (external link)
Abstract: The official government website for the US Census. It contains current and historical information on the US Population and current demographic trends, sortable by a variety of perameters including race, age, geographic location, nation or origin, job, economic status, etc.
Resource Type: Website



143. US Census Bureau: Poverty Page (external link)
Abstract: This is the main page for data from the US Census on poverty in the U.S. It contains information about the poverty line, publications on poverty among different demographic groups, maps, data sets, and much more.
Resource Type: Website



144. US Social Statistics Briefing Room: Education (external link)
Abstract: This official government site contains publications, data, and other useful information about the status of educational achievment in the US
Resource Type: Website



145. US-Mexico Migration (external link)
Abstract: This special website created by the Migration Information Center explores the history of Mexican migration to the US. It includes data, articles, and information related to the labor force, voting, immigration policy, etc.
Resource Type: Website



146. Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go? (external link)
Abstract: his publication shows how the average household's tax dollars are spent for every state and 193 cities, towns and counties.
Resource Type: Website



147. Wider Opportunities for Women (external link)
Abstract: WOW works nationally and in Washington DC to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women, and girls. Their website contains position papers, fact sheets, maps, and detailed policy analysis that promote their mission described above.
Resource Type: Website



148. Women in Mathematics (external link)
Abstract: WME's general purpose is to promote the mathematican education of girls and women. Their website contains descriptions about and links to other key organizations promoting equity in math and science and that celebrate women in these fields.
Resource Type: Website



149. Work4Women (external link)
Abstract: Work for women provides tools, strategies, and a virtual community to help increase women and girls' integration and retention in high-wage jobs that are considered nontraditional for women.
Resource Type: Website



150. World Health Organization - Global Health Atlas (external link)
Abstract: Use this website to obtain an enormous amount of health data (diseases, malnutrition, etc) about any country in the world in both present day and ranging back many years. This site also contains reports and interactive maps about global health issues.
Resource Type: Website




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K. Wayne Yang
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Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
UCSD
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East Oakland Community High School