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  • Elevated Chicago

    Elevated Chicago

    Elevated Chicago launched in 2017 to present collaborative, community-led solutions to neighborhood displacement and inequities using an underutilized asset: our public transit system. Historically, trains have connected people to places; we believe transit can also can connect people to ideas, innovations and capital, both within and outside of their communities.

  • Black and Pink

    Black and Pink

    Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. We are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing.

  • The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)

    The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)

    The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.


  • ArchCity Defenders

    ArchCity Defenders

    ArchCity Defenders (ACD) is a non-profit civil rights law firm providing holistic legal advocacy and combating the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people and people of color. ACD uses direct services, impact litigation, and policy and media advocacy as its primary tools to promote justice, protect civil and human rights, and bring about systemic change on behalf of the poor and communities of color directly impacted by the abuses of the legal system.

  • RESULTS

    RESULTS

    RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together they use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Volunteers receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In time, volunteers learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity.

  • California Poor People's Campaign

    California Poor People's Campaign

    The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting tens of thousands of people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality.

  • Ohio Poor People's Campaign

    Ohio Poor People's Campaign

    The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting tens of thousands of people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality.

  • The Rules

    The Rules

    In 2012, The Rules (TR) started out asking why mass poverty still exists on a world of such plenty. In looking for the answers, we have grown into a global collective of activists, writers, artists, researchers, coders and others who work to expose the root causes of our current crisis.

  • Washington DC Poor People's Campaign

    Washington DC Poor People's Campaign

    The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting tens of thousands of people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality.

  • Southwest Brooklyn Democrats

    Southwest Brooklyn Democrats

    Southwest Brooklyn Democrats is a grassroots political organization based in Sunset Park and Red Hook, elevating the voices that have been silent and disenfranchised in our communities.

  • Stop Police Terror Project DC

    Stop Police Terror Project DC

    Formerly known as DCFerguson, we are committed to changing the system of racist, militarized policing in DC and beyond.

  • Decarceration Project

    Decarceration Project

    The Decarceration Project is a litigation and policy initiative of The Legal Aid Society that is dedicated to ending the mass incarceration of low-income New Yorkers, and eradicating the criminal justice system’s disproportionate impact on communities of color. The Project helps New Yorkers navigate the inequities of the money bail system and provides assistance to sentenced people who have had their sentences calculated incorrectly. It also is home to the Women’s Pretrial Release Initiative, a collaboration between Legal Aid, Fedcap and the Open Society Foundation focused on getting cis- and trans-women off of Rikers Island. The Project is the first of its kind in the country, and a national voice for changing how public defenders fight pretrial detention and end mass incarceration. In 2018, the Project was recognized as an Exemplary Project in Indigent Defense by the American Bar Association.

  • Action Corps

    Action Corps

    We are disrupting global inequality by transforming passion into effective advocacy. Focuses: Climate ChangeConflict

  • Family Values @ Work

    Family Values @ Work

    27 progressive state coalitions working for paid sick days, paid leave and policies that value families at work.

  • Jails Action Coalition

    Jails Action Coalition

    JAC is a coalition of activists that includes formerly incarcerated and currently incarcerated people, family members and other community members who are working to promote human rights, dignity and safety for people in New York City jails.

  • Unified Action Coalition

    Unified Action Coalition

    The Unified Actional Coalition is a team of activists with a passion for justice and equality. From LGBT rights to the systematic problem of mass incarceration, the Coalition works to educate and empower the global community, giving people an opportunity to make an impact on the world around them.

  • Raise Up For $15

    Raise Up For $15

    Workers across the South are fighting for $15 an hour and union rights!

  • Action NC

    Action NC

    Action NC’s mission is to confront and reduce the root causes of poverty, underdevelopment, and social and economic inequality through grassroots education, training, organization and mobilization. We organize in poor and working-income communities full of talented and committed people looking for an opportunity to work together to build a stronger and more secure future. We reach out to them in a variety of ways to offer them the opportunity to join, organize, fight, and win.

  • Seattle for Everyone

    Seattle for Everyone

    Seattle for Everyone is a broad coalition of affordable housing developers and advocates, for-profit developers and businesses, labor and social justice advocates, environmentalists and urbanists, all united to build an equitable, prosperous, thriving, and inclusive Seattle by ensuring that the benefits of the city’s growth are shared by all current and future residents – from those struggling with homelessness to wage-earners and families.

  • A Way Home Washington

    A Way Home Washington

    A Way Home Washington is a growing movement dedicated to ensuring these young people receive the support, care, and resources they need to overcome these barriers. We have one goal: preventing and ending youth homelessness in Washington state.