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Associations, Organizations, and Institutes
CAUSE: Center for AfricanAmerican Urban Studies and the Economy (Carnegie Mellon University)
Established in 1995, CAUSE aims to link the historian's interest in race, work, and economic change over time with contemporary analyses of the urban labor force, employment policies, and community development.
NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
"The NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is the oldest, largest and strongest Civil Rights Organization in the United States. The principal objective of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens of the United States."
National Urban League
"Founded in 1910, the National Urban League is the premier social service and civil rights organization in America. The League is a nonprofit, community-based organization headquartered in New York City, with 115 affiliates in 34 states and the District of Columbia."