Multicultural and Diversity Resources


American Civil Liberties Union
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Anti-Defamation League©
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was founded in 1913 "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all." Now the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

Cal Poly MultiCultural Center
The MultiCultural Center (MCC) supports and advocates for under-represented students by honoring cultural expression, building community, and creating cross-cultural connections. The MCC provides a welcoming space fot the Cal Poly community to promote diversity and work towards social justice.

Cal Poly Pride Center
The Pride Center supports and advocates for the unique academic and social needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer or questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) students to promote personal growth and success. We empower and retain LGBTQIA and ally students by cultivating a culture of care and providing an open, safe, and inclusive space. As a part of the Cross Cultural Centers, the Pride Center contributes to the University's commitment to diversity and a more inclusive and welcoming campus.

Cuesta Library Holdings
DVDs and videos on diversity located in the Cuesta College Library.

DiversityInc's mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity.

The Gay And Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast reflects the rich social life of the GLBT community in San Luis Obispo County.
MISSION: Through education, support, recreation, advocacy, and partnerships, we will promote the well-being of our GLBT community.
VISION: To have a healthy GLBT community that is respected, embraced by, and of value to, the broader Central Coast community.

GayLawNet® is dedicated to providing visitors with free access to the latest gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, intersex and queer (GLBTIQ) law news, general information and resources concerning laws affecting the global GLBTIQ community and the simplest access to a gay or lesbian (or gay or lesbian-friendly) attorney, barrister, lawyer, solicitor.

GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively.

As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality.
Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
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 Committee on Pay Equity
The National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE), founded in 1979, is a coalition of women's and civil rights organizations; labor unions; religious, professional, legal, and educational associations, commissions on women, state and local pay equity coalitions and individuals working to eliminate sex- and race-based wage discrimination and to achieve pay equity.

National Urban League

The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Today, the National Urban League has 95 affiliates serving 300 communities, in 35 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide.


The Research & Planning Group (formerly known as the Center for Student Success)
The RP Group strengthens the abilities of California community colleges to gather, analyze and act on information in order to strengthen student success.