The American Immigrant Society (AIS) wants to humanize, protect, celebrate, empower, promote, and inform over 45 million immigrants, together with their 36 million first generation offspring, comprising 1/4 of the population of our nation. Our primary mission is to spread the undeniable message that immigrants are vital for the moral and economic prosperity of our nation. We do this through transformative 21st century digital means at every turn. Our ambition is to digitally link tens of millions of like-minded Americans who all naturally wish to eliminate prejudice or discrimination against American immigrants.
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.
MASK (Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings) was established in 2015 as a way to put eyes on the streets, interrupt violence and crime, and teach children to grow up as friends rather than enemies. A group of caring individuals in the community began to simply hang out on the block, cook food, and emanate love. MASK is a force that empowers us to be the voice of change, safety, and presence for our families and communities. As individuals joined together, our many voices are amplified as one.
Ferguson Youth Initiative is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization serving the youth of the Ferguson community. FYI empowers teens from Ferguson and surrounding communities to become productive, positive, and contributing members of the community.
NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive organizations and individuals working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process.
Our mission is to inform, connect and engage the public to strengthen the civic health of our region. It’s our vision that, along with natural wonder, innovative business and vibrant culture, the Puget Sound region is defined by informed people engaged with their leaders in effective democracy.
With new and unprecedented threats to civil rights upon us, we use legal advocacy to empower communities and create policy change. We are Texas lawyers for Texas communities, boldly serving the movement for equality and justice in and out of the courts.
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights strives to achieve Robert Kennedy’s vision of a just and peaceful world by partnering with human rights leaders, teaching social justice and advancing corporate responsibility.
Established in 2011, Western Native Voice is a non-profit, non-partisan social justice organization working to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish through civic engagement, education, leadership development, and public policy advocacy. Today, we work in seven Montana tribal communities and three urban centers-- Billings, Missoula, and Great Falls. Our Purpose: We inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish.
The Association on American Indian Affairs is the oldest non-profit serving Indian Country protecting sovereignty, preserving culture and educating youth. The Association was formed in 1922 to change the destructive path of federal policy from assimilation, termination and allotment, to sovereignty, self-determination and self-sufficiency. Throughout its 96-year history, the Association has provided national advocacy on watershed issues that support sovereignty and culture, while working on the ground at a grassroots level with Tribes to support the implementation of programs that affect lives on the ground.
The Southern Coalition for Social Justice is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in August 2007 in Durham, North Carolina by a multidisciplinary group, predominantly people of color, who believe that families and communities engaged in social justice struggles need a team of lawyers, social scientists, community organizers and media specialists to support them in their efforts to dismantle structural racism and oppression.
Our mission is to protect every child’s human right to grow up free from the threat of sexual exploitation and trafficking.
ECPAT-USA is the leading anti-trafficking policy organization in the United States. As a member of ECPAT International, ECPAT-USA belongs to a network of organizations in 93 countries all working together to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Community Alliance of Oklahoma works to create thriving and prosperous communities for all in partnership with dynamic, innovative and revolutionary individuals, local, state and national organizations, and progressive movements. CAOK bridges the gap between individuals and organizations in a collective capacity to obtain and sustain human rights, dignity and justice.
New Women New Yorkers believes in the vast potential that every immigrant woman coming to New York has to contribute to our city, regardless of her national origin, cultural background, or educational level. We believe that respect and value for diversity in all aspects of our organization are fundamental.