Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization working on human rights issues around the globe. Its staff of 400 country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in some 90 countries, generating extensive coverage in local and international media. With the leverage this brings,

An Introduction to the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue

This is the third in our series on links to other sites. As described on their website, The Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue (formerly known as the Boston Research Center for the 21st Century) has the mission of “engaging diverse scholars, activists, and social innovators in the search for the ideas and solutions that will assist in the peaceful evolution of humanity.” So how does the Center do this? As noted in the “About” section of its website, here is what they say:

Southern Poverty Law Center

The second in our series of clips regarding our weblinks. Lawyers Morris Dees and Joe Levin founded SPLC in 1971. This is a group which we have included under the Humanism heading, for reasons that will be obvious as you read on. As their website notes, “In the decades since its founding, the SPLC has shut down some of the nation’s most dangerous hate groups