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Community Resources

The community organizations on this page have a diversity focus and can be used as a tool when referring students, faculty and staff to needed resources. These resources can also be used as a teaching tool.

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ALCU) 
The ACLU works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities. For more information, visit ALCU online. Voice Mail: (530) 554-1777 Email:

Caring Choices provides innovative, low or no cost health and wellness services to seniors, disabled adults, families affected by cancer, and persons living with HIV/AIDS. Visit Caring Choices online. Phone: (530) 899-3873

Community Collaborative for Youth (CCY) is a coalition of community-based programs which serve youth from diverse cultural and ethnic populations in the North Valley. Programs include Every Youth Included, Open Arts, Beyond Violence Alliance, SERV, Theatre on the Inside Out, Stonewall Alliance Youth, and TEAM Chapman. Each CCY program has a unique approach to serving the youth and families of our community and has the common purpose of providing encouragement and guidance for youth in their transition to adulthood. For more information, visit Community Collaborative for Youth online.
Phone: 530.892.2134 (Wendy Oshima) or 530.566.1806 (Emily Alma)

Hispanic Association for the Community and Education (HACE) Contact: CSU, Chico Professor Obdulia Corona.
Phone: 530.898.4608

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Northern California exists to expand business opportunities for the Hispanic community through advocacy, education, and networking to strengthen Hispanic business and communities which it serves and represents. For more information, visit Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Northern California online.
Phone: 530.894.5054

The Human Relations Network of Butte County's mission is to promote the civic tolerance necessary to achieve a hate-free community by encouraging by the most effective means possible: recognition and respect for the rights of all persons not to suffer discrimination, physical or verbal threats, or abuse.
Phone: 530.898.6366

Mechoopda Maidu Indians
For more information, visit the Mechoopda Maidu Indians online.

The Chico Peace & Justice Center is a community-based organization committed to working for the achievement of peace, social and economic justice through the power of non-violence. The center is dedicated to issues of poverty, racism, sexism, economic exploitation, militarism, and environmental destruction. The center works for social change through education, community building, and direct action. For more information, visit the Chico Peace & Justice Center online.
Phone: 530.893.9078

Paradise Center for Tolerance and Nonviolence
PCTN’s mission is to promote respect for differences and human rights, foster alternatives to violence, and advocate for a safe, hospitable, and harmonious community for all.
6023 Skyway, at Pearson
Paradise, CA 95969-4959 (map)
Phone: 530.877.1856 Visit the Paradise Center for Tolerance and Nonviolence online.

Redding Rancheria
For more information, visit Redding Rancheria online.

The Stonewall Alliance Center's primary objective and purpose shall be to provide information and services that promote the physical, psychological, and social health of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities of the northern Sacramento Valley and Sierra foothills. For more information, visit the Stonewall Alliance Center online.
Phone: 530.893.3336