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Explore the online resources list below, or get more information on the following:

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The following is a list of online resources that provide families with additional information to support them with improving diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • AAKOMA believes that to meet the mental health needs of Youth of Color, we need to operate at three levels C raising consciousness among individuals, providing accessible tools for ongoing management, and shifting systems to receive youth and provide better care.
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    As a part of AFSPs growing nationwide network of chapters, this group brings together people from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Families and friends who have lost someone to suicide, vulnerable individuals, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, students, community/business leaders, and many others energize our chapter.

  • The Arc of Northern Virginia offers many programs and services to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Available in multiple languages, this website provides various resources related to public safety, legal aid, and other related information and opportunities.

  • View 鶹 County initiatives and resources around racial/ethnic equity, including their

  • This list highlights helpful local and national resources for 鶹s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual residents.

  • The 鶹 Education and Employment Program (REEP) provides English classes to adults in 鶹, Virginia. REEP integrates language, U.S. culture, digital literacy, community involvement, and workforce preparation into all course instruction.? Career development opportunities are also available in child care and computer skills.
  • 鶹 Public Schools-Mental Health Crisis Resources
    Various mental health resources assembled by the APS Office of Student Services.

  • A national affiliation of five leading organizations advocating for the civil and human rights of Asian Americans and other underserved communities to promote a fair and equitable society for all.

  • For over 40 years, CARECEN has worked to foster the comprehensive development of the Latino population in the Washington DC area. Since 1981, CARECEN has remained true to its long history of facilitating the process of transition for immigrants to an integrated life in their new home and equipping them to play an essential role in the advancement of the community.
  • (鶹)Doorways creates pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence, and sexual assault leading to safe, stable, and empowered lives.

  • The Dream Project empowers Virginia students whose immigration status creates barriers to higher education through access to scholarships, resources & mentors.

  • In 1998, a group of Bolivian parents and the Bolivian Ambassador met with the Superintendent of 鶹 Public Schools to establish an academic enrichment program that would meet the needs of 鶹s growing immigrant Latino population. Since then, Edu-Futuro has grown to support and empower Latino and other immigrant families through educational programs and leadership development while teaching the broader community about the Latin American culture.

  • Girls Inc. develops informal education programs, educates the media about critical issues facing girls, and teaches girls how to advocate for themselves and their communities. Website includes tips for parents as well as a section for girls.

  • Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington endeavors to foster a society based on freedom, justice and democratic pluralism for it is such a society which affords Jews, and all people, the conditions most conducive to individual security, equal opportunity and creative group survival.

  • Learning for Justice seeks to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements and advance the human rights of all people. It provides free educational resourcesarticles, guides, lessons, films, webinars, frameworks and moreto help foster shared learning and reflection for educators, young people, caregivers and all community members.

  • 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.

  • NAMI Northern Virginia is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness.

  • PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each person can reach his or her highest potential.

  • SPAN is a regional coalition of the City of Alexandria, 鶹, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun, and Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and community partners all working together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.

  • Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis C for the trans community, by the trans community.

  • The Trevor Project is the worlds largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

  • Administration for Children and Families Tribal and Native American Affairs page works with tribal nations and Indigenous communities across the United States to improve the economic and social well-being of children and families. ACF oversees more than 60 programs that empower families and communities, improve access to an array of services, and build strong and healthy communities.

  • Urban Alliance connects high school students to equitable, inclusive careers through paid work experiences, mentorship, and professional development. We work with schools and employers to address systemic barriers to economic mobility for young adults of color and to bridge the gaps between education and workforce development for all young people.

  • A crisis line for Veterans. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to call.

  • The Disability Services Agencies (DSA) is a group of related agencies and organizations that provides various services, resources, and advocacy to older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families