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Skidmore College
First-Year Experience

Summer Reading Program 2006
Life on the Color Line

These online resources address themes raised by Life on the Color Line:

Southern Poverty Law Center -- Focus on civil rights, tolerance education and monitoring of hate groups

Immigration Justice Project -- Focus on protecting the rights of migrant workers

Tolerance.Org -- Promotes diversity in communities.

Teaching Tolerance -- Teaching resources to promote respect for difference and appreciate diversity

Implicit Association Test -- An online test through Harvard University measuring bias

Dancing Through Barriers -- Dance Theater of Harlem's educational and community outreach program

FacingHistory.Org  -- Engages "students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry"

Race and Ethnicity -- Literary collections and reference materials on race and ethnicity in the US

Univeristy of Maryland Diversity Dictionary -- Defines terms and groups

NIAAA -- National Institute of Health's National Institute on Alcohlism and Alcohol Addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism -- Provides national leadership on dealing with alcoholism and alcohol-related abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous -- Information on the organization, including an online version of the "Big Book."

How Does Alcohol Affect the World of a Child -- Publication sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institutes of Health