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Organizations for Change

The Whole Champion Foundation can help you find ways to make a difference. The global organizations listed below are organized by their individual missions. We hope this furthers your ability to get involved! Please share this with others who are looking for ways to help.

Organization
Website Link
WCF Pillar
Focus within Pillar
Mission/Discription
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fundhttps://www.maldef.org/SocialRacial JusticeThe Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is the nation's leading nonprofit Latino legal organization. Often described as the law firm of the Latino community, MALDEF promotes equality and justice through litigation, advocacy, public policy, and community education in the areas of employment, immigrants' rights, voting rights, education, and language rights. MALDEF strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socio-economic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future. Unique to MALDEF is an approach that combines advocacy, educational outreach, and litigation strategies to achieve socio-economic change.
Black Youth Projecthttp://blackyouthproject.com/SocialRacial JusticeBYP100 is National, member-based organization of Black 18-35 year old activists and organizers, dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. We do this through building a network focused on transformative leadership development, direct action organizing, advocacy, and political education using a Black queer feminist lens.
Unidos UShttps://www.unidosus.org/SocialCivil Rights, Racial JusticeFounded in 1968, UnidosUS is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States and works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, UnidosUS reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas: assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.
Cultural Survivalhttps://www.culturalsurvival.org/SocialIndigenous RightsPartners with Indigenous communities around the world to help them defend their lands, languages, and cultures.
Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC)https://prrac.org/SocialRacial and Economic JusticeGenerates, gathers, and disseminates information regarding the relationship between race and poverty, and promotes the development and implementation of policies and practices that alleviate conditions caused by the interaction of race and povert
National People's Actionhttps://peoplesaction.org/SocialCivil Rights, Racial JusticeNational People's Action (NPA) is a network of grassroots organizations with a fierce reputation for direct action from across the country that work to advance a national economic and racial justice agenda. NPA has over 200 organizers working to unite everyday people in cities, towns, and rural communities throughout the United States through direct-action, house meetings and community organizing. NPA staffs and supports three local, state and national campaigns in support of economic and racial justice: bank accountability, housing justice, and immigrant and worker's rights.
National Urban Leaguehttps://nul.org/SocialCivil Rights, Racial Justice, Economic JusticeThe Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, the National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads the non-partisan efforts of its local affiliates. The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
Asian Americans Advancing Justicehttps://advancingjustice-aajc.org/SocialCivil RightsAsian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is a national nonprofit founded in 1991 to protect civil and human rights. As a national advocate for Asian Americans based in Washington, D.C., we serve our country's newest American community by promoting justice for all Americans, empowering our communities, bringing local and national constituencies together, and ensuring Asian Americans are able to fully participate in our democracy. Rooted in the dreams of immigrants and inspired by the promise of opportunity, Advancing Justice | AAJC advocates for an America in which all Americans are able to equally benefit from, and contribute to, the American dream.
National Black Child Development Institutehttps://www.nbcdi.org/what-we-doSocialCivil RightsThe National Black Child Development Institute has been steadfast in its mission to improve and advance the lives of Black children and their families, through advocacy and education. Along with heir affiliate network - composed of volunteers from across the nation - they have worked to improve child welfare services, make universal early care and education a reality, build family support services, press for educational reform and provide vital information regarding our children's health.
Latino Justicehttps://www.latinojustice.org/enSocialCivil RightsLatinoJustice works to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education. For the past 45+ years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has litigated precedent-setting impact cases across the country, advocated for the rights of Latinos, fostered civic engagement, and trained Latinx to become leaders in their community. Their five pillars of work today address: Voting Rights, Immigrant Justice, Economic Justice, Criminal Justice Reform, and Legal and Leadership Development through our CAP Leadership Institute.
Public Advocateshttps://www.publicadvocates.org/SocialRacial and Economic JusticePublic Advocates is a nonprofit law firm and advocacy organization that challenges the systemic causes of poverty and racial discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing transportation equity and climate justice.
Advancement Projecthttps://advancementproject.org/SocialCivil RightsAdvancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, they exist to fulfill America's promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. They use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change. From Advancement Project's inception, They have worked "on-the-ground," helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform the unjust and inequitable policies that undermine the promise of democracy. Simultaneously, They have aggressively sought and seized opportunities to promote this approach to racial justice
Race Forwardhttps://www.raceforward.org/SocialCivil RIghtsRace Forward's mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences. Race Forward envisions a vibrant world in which people of all races create, share and enjoy resources and relationships equitably, unleashing individual potential, embracing collective responsibility and generating global prosperity.
Color of Changehttps://colorofchange.org/SocialRacial Justice, Civil RightsThe nation’s largest online civil rights organization building grassroots political power for African-Americans and working for social change for all people.
Equal Justice Initiativehttps://eji.org/SocialRacial JusticeEJI is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.

EJI provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. They challenge the death penalty and excessive punishment, and provide re-entry assistance to formerly incarcerated people.

EJI works with communities that have been marginalized by poverty and discouraged by unequal treatment. They are committed to changing the narrative about race in America.

Headwaters Foundation for Social Justicehttps://headwatersfoundation.org/Socialsocial, racial, economic and environmental justice.Headwaters Foundation for Justice is a catalyst for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. All Minnesotans deserve the chance to both contribute to and benefit from the state's environmental, economic, social and civic resources. We believe community organizing is the best way to make this vision a reality. Through grantmaking and organizational assistance, Headwaters supports grassroots groups addressing the root causes of injustice.
Showing Up for Racial Justicehttps://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/SocialRacial JusticeThrough community organizing, mobilizing, and education, seeks to move white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for racial justice.
The Trayvon Martin Foundationhttps://www.trayvonmartinfoundation.org/SocialGun ViolenceThe Trayvon Martin Foundation aims to spread awareness of the consequences of gun crime and caters to families affected by gun violence.
Oxfamhttps://www.oxfamamerica.org/SocialEnding Poverty and InjusticeNearly one out of every three people lives in poverty. Oxfam see a future in which no one does. The way we see it, poverty is solvable—A problem rooted in injustice. Eliminate injustice and you can eliminate poverty. They stand together against injustice and recognize their responsibility to hold the powerful accountable.
Muslims for Progressive Valueshttp://www.mpvusa.org/SocialSocial JusticeMPV establishes and nurtures vibrant progressive Muslim communities worldwide. They envision a future where Islam is understood as a source of dignity, justice, compassion, and love for all humanity and the world. They do this by creating opportunities for religious discourse, volunteer and community activities, and cultural events bringing together the arts, spirituality, and social activism. MPV participates in civil discourse, engaging with the media and government entities, and by partnering with both Muslim and non-Muslim progressive organizations.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF)https://ffrf.org/SocialReligious FreedomThe Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an educational group promoting the constitutional principle of separation of state and church and educating the public on matters relating to nontheism. Incorporated in 1978, the Foundation is a national membership association of freethinkers: atheists, agnostics and skeptics of any pedigree. The Foundation acts on countless violations of separation of state and church on behalf of members and the public, including: prayers in public schools, payment of public funds for religious purposes, government funding of pervasively sectarian institutions, and the ongoing campaign against civil rights for women, gays and lesbians led by churches.
Muslim Advocateshttps://muslimadvocates.org/SocialCivil RightsMuslim Advocates envisions a world in which equality, liberty, and justice are guaranteed for all, regardless of faith, and in which the Muslim American legal community is vital to promoting and protecting these values. In pursuit of this vision, Muslim Advocates' mission is to promote equality, liberty, and justice for all by providing leadership through legal advocacy, policy engagement, and civic education, and by serving as a legal resource to promote the full and meaningful participation of Muslims in American public life.
Anti Defamation Leaugehttps://www.adl.org/SocialCivil RIghtsThe Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was founded in 1913 to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Now the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, ADL defends democratic ideals and advocates for and protects civil rights. ADL builds bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse communities, carrying out its mission through a network of 27 regional and satellite offices in the United States and Israel. A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, the League is a critical resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.
Catholics for Choicehttps://www.catholicsforchoice.org/SocialWomens RightsCatholics for Choice (CFC) was founded in 1973 to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health. CFC shapes and advances sexual and reproductive ethics that are based on justice, reflect a commitment to women's well being and respect and affirm the moral capacity of women and men to make sound decisions about their lives. Through discourse, education and advocacy, CFC works in the US and internationally to infuse these values into public policy, community life and Catholic social thinking and teaching.
National Organization for Womenhttps://now.org/SocialWomens RIghtsThrough intersectional grassroots activism, to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.
YWCA OKChttps://www.ywcaokc.org/SocialRacial Justice, Gender EqualityYWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violencehttps://resiliencemi.org/SocialViolence against WomenMission: To respond to, reduce and prevent domestic and sexual violence.
National Womens Law Centerhttps://nwlc.org/SocialWomen's RIghtsFights for gender justice, taking on issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.
Planned Parenthoodhttps://www.plannedparenthood.org/SocialSexual HealthA health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. The organization delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)https://www.srhrforall.org/index.phpSocialSexual HealthThe Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) works to ensure that the health and population policies of international institutions promote women's reproductive and sexual health. CHANGE advocates for increased funding of voluntary family planning programs and services, exposes the detrimental effects of funding restrictions through face-to-face meetings between policy makers and women from Africa, Latin America, and Asia and trains and mobilizes U.S. grassroots leaders to be a voice for change in U.S. foreign policy debates that affect sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Justice in Aginghttps://www.justiceinaging.org/SocialEconomic and Social Justice for the ElderlyJustice in Aging is a national non-profit legal advocacy organization that fights senior poverty through law. Formerly the National Senior Citizens Law Center, since 1972 they've worked for access to affordable health care and economic security for older adults with limited resources, focusing especially on populations that have traditionally lacked legal protection such as women, people of color, LGBT individuals, and people with limited English proficiency. Through targeted advocacy, litigation, and the trainings and resources they provide to local advocates, they ensure access to the social safety net programs that poor seniors depend on, including Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
The Alliance for Aging Researchhttps://www.agingresearch.org/SocialEconomic and Social Justice for the ElderlyThe Alliance was founded to promote medical and behavioral research into the aging process. Since then the Alliance has become the voice for Baby Boomer health by developing, implementing and advocating programs in research, professional and consumer health education and public policy.
American Federation for Aging Researchhttps://www.afar.org/SocialAgeing ResearchAFAR focuses on scientists studying the fundamental mechanisms of aging. With AFAR's support, early-career scientists from the nation's leading academic institutions are making the study of aging - in all of its facets - their life's work.
SAGEhttps://www.sageusa.org/SocialSocial Justice for LGBTQ ElderlySAGE is the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors. Since its inception, SAGE has pioneered programs and services for seniors in the LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.
AARP Public Policy Institutehttps://www.aarp.org/ppi/SocialElderly, Civil RightsResearches and advocates on a wide variety of issues related to aging especially health and long-term care, economic security, independent living, and consumer issues.
Alliance for Retired Americanshttps://retiredamericans.org/SocialElderly, Civil RightsA nationwide organization allied with the AFL-CIO and other partners working to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens, particularly focusing on retiree legislative and political issues.
American Association of People with Disabilitieshttps://www.aapd.com/about/SocialCIvil Rights and Justice for disabled peopleThe American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 60 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fundhttps://dredf.org/SocialCivil Rights for People with disabilitiesWorks to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development.
National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)https://www.ndrn.org/SocialCivil Rights for People with disabilitiesWorks to create a society in which people with disabilities are afforded equality of opportunity and are able to fully participate by exercising choice and self-determination.
Disability Rights Advocates (DRA)https://dralegal.org/SocialCivil Rights for People with disabilitiesNon-profit law firm dedicated to securing the civil rights of people with disabilities.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Lawhttp://www.bazelon.org/SocialCivil Rights for People with disabilitiesA national legal advocate for people with mental disabilities.
The Archttps://thearc.org/SocialCivil Rights for People with disabilitiesPromotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
American Council of the Blind (ACB)https://www.acb.org/SocialCivil Rights for the BlindStrives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by elevating the social, economic, and cultural levels of blind people, improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities, and promoting greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people.
National LGBTQ Task Forcehttps://www.thetaskforce.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsAdvances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. The first national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights and advocacy organization and a leading voice for freedom, justice, and equality.
Human Rights Campaign (HRC)https://www.hrc.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsThe largest national lesbian and gay political organization working to ensure the basic equal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Transgender Law Centerhttps://transgenderlawcenter.org/SocialTransgender Civil RIghtsTransgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. They envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
The Trevor Projecthttps://www.thetrevorproject.org/SocialLGBTQ, suicide preventionThe Trevor Project offers a suite of crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText, and TrevorChat as well as a peer-to-peer social network support for LGBTQ young people under the age of 25, TrevorSpace. Trevor also offers an education program with resources for youth-serving adults and organizations, a legislative advocacy department fighting for pro-LGBTQ legislation and against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric/policy positions, and conducts research to discover the most effective means to help young LGBTQ people in crisis and end suicide.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fundhttps://www.lambdalegal.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsWorks to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.
Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)https://www.glaad.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsDedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)https://www.glsen.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsStrives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)http://www.nclrights.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsWorks to advance the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)http://www.nyacyouth.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsAdvocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well being.
Soulforcehttps://www.soulforce.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsWorks for freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance.
Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)https://pflag.org/SocialLGBTQ HealthPromotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families, and friends through support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.
National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)http://nbjc.org/SocialBlack, LGBTQ Civil RightsDedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policyhttps://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsAdvances sexual orientation law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policy makers, media, and the public.
OutRight Action Internationalhttps://outrightinternational.org/SocialLGBTQ Civil RightsWorks to secure the full enjoyment of the human rights of all people and communities around the world subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV status through advocacy, documentation, coalition building, public education, and technical assistance.
Fair Immigration Reform Networkhttps://fairimmigration.org/SocialImmigrant RightsThe Fair Immigration Reform Movement is a national coalition of grassroots organizations fighting for immigrant rights at the local, state, and federal level.
American Immigration Councilhttps://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/SocialImmigrant Rights The American Immigration Council exists to promote the prosperity and cultural richness of our diverse nation by educating citizens about the enduring contributions of America's immigrants, standing up for sensible and humane immigration policies that reflect American values, insisting that our immigration laws be enacted and implemented in a way that honors fundamental constitutional and human rights, working tirelessly to achieve justice and fairness for immigrants under the law.
Americans for Immigrant Justicehttp://www.aijustice.org/SocialImmigrant RightsAmericans for Immigrant Justice is a non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants through a unique combination of free direct services, impact litigation, policy reform, and public education at local, state, and national levels. In Florida and on a national level, it champions the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocates for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serves as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speaks for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.
Ayudahttps://www.ayuda.com/SocialImmigrant RightsAyuda envisions a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the US. They pursue this vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, education and outreach in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Their current work areas include immigration, domestic violence/family law, human trafficking, abused and abandoned children, and assisting victims of notario fraud.
International Rescue Committeehttps://www.rescue.org/SocialRefugee JusticeThe International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. IRC's teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people.
Assylum Accesshttps://asylumaccess.org/SocialRefugee JusticeAssylum Access challenges barriers that keep refugees from living safely, moving freely, working and attending school – because when refugees can rebuild their lives, nations thrive. Asylum Access believes that when refugees enjoy their human rights, they can access effective, lasting solutions.
Migration Policy Institutehttps://www.migrationpolicy.org/SocialRefugee JusticeMigration Policy Institute seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through authoritative research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex policy questions.
Refugees Internationalhttps://www.refugeesinternational.org/SocialRefugee JusticeRefugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises.
Save the Childrenhttps://www.savethechildren.org/SocialRefugee Justice for childrenSave the Children believes that every child deserves a future. Every last child. Children are dying, when the world knows how to save them. Save the Children fights for: vulnerable children in poverty, those denied of an education, those forced to flee violence, orphaned, abused, and abandoned.
Excelencia in Educationhttps://www.edexcelencia.org/SocialEducation AccessExcelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by promoting Latino student achievement, conducting analysis to inform educational policies, and advancing institutional practices while collaborating with those committed and ready to meet the mission.
Asha for Educationhttps://ashanet.org/SocialEducation AccessMission: "To catalyze socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children." Founded in 1991, Asha for Education is a secular organization dedicated to causing socio-economic change in India by focusing on access to basic education. Asha believes that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.
PAGE Education Foundationhttps://www.page-ed.org/SocialEducation AccessPAGE's mission is to create heroes through education and service by encouraging Minnesota students of color to pursue post-secondary education. In exchange for financial support, recipients, known as Page Scholars, contribute to their community by mentoring younger children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Pinellas Education Foundationhttps://www.pinellaseducation.org/about-2/#mission-visionSocialEducation AccessTheir vision is that every student will be prepared for life after high school, whether the choice is to attend college, to enter the workforce, or to obtain technical training. Thier mission is to accelerate educational achievement for ALL students through the effective mobilization of innovation, relationships and resources.
Shriver Center on Poverty Lawhttps://www.povertylaw.org/SocialEconomic JusticeThe Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty. They ensure that laws and policies provide people with low-income access to adequate health care, decent housing, a safety net, and opportunities to achieve their full potential. The Shriver Center achieves its mission through three interconnected programs: advocacy, communication, and training.
CLASP (Center for Law and Social Policy)https://www.clasp.org/SocialCivil RightsSince 1968, CLASP (Center for Law and Social Policy) has been a trusted resource, a creative architect for systems change, and one of the country's most effective voices for low income people. CLASP's mission is to develop and advocate for policies at the federal, state and local levels that improve the lives of low income people. In particular, we seek policies that work to strengthen families and create pathways to education and work. Through careful research and analysis and effective advocacy, CLASP develops and promotes new ideas, mobilizes others, and directly assists governments and advocates to put in place successful strategies that deliver results that matter to people across America. We are nonpartisan and situated at the intersection of local practice, national research, and state and federal policy, and striving to translate each world to each other.
Public Justice Centerhttp://www.publicjustice.org/en/SocialCivil RIghtsThe Public Justice Center pursues systemic change to build a just society. The PJC uses legal advocacy tools to pursue social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights for people who are struggling to provide for their basic needs. The PJC is a civil legal aid office that provides advice and representation to low-income clients, advocates before legislatures and government agencies, and collaborates with community and advocacy organizations.The PJC chooses projects and cases that will make a significant impact on systems, laws, and policies.
National Low Income Housing Coalitionhttps://nlihc.org/SocialEconomic JusticeWorks to end America’s affordable housing crisis.
Poor People's Campaignhttps://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/about/our-principles/SocialEconomic JusticeFights to end poverty and inequality
Fight for 15https://fightfor15.org/may23/SocialEconomic JusticeThis movement has championed a model of labor activism that focuses on engaging workers to improve working conditions and wages.
ACLUhttps://www.aclu.org/action/SocialHuman RightsThe ACLU, litigates across the nation and all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The ACLU applys international human rights standards in our complex Post 9/11 world. A number of national projects address specific civil liberties issues: AIDS, capital punishment, lesbian and gay rights, immigrants' rights, prisoners' rights, reproductive freedom, voting rights, women's rights and workplace rights.
Amnesty Internationalhttps://www.amnesty.org/en/get-involved/SocialHuman RightsThrough their detailed research and determined campaigning, they help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. They bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.
Human Rights Watchhttps://www.hrw.org/join-us/take-actionSocialHuman RightsHuman Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. They direct their advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. They partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims.
Indigenous Environmental Networkhttp://www.ienearth.org/SocialIndigenous and Environmental JusticeIEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities. It builds alliances among Indigenous communities, tribes, inter-tribal and Indigenous organizations, people-of-color/ethnic organizations, faith-based and women groups, youth, labor, and environmental organizations. IEN convenes local, regional, and national meetings on environmental and economic justice issues and provides support, resources, and referral to Indigenous communities and youth throughout the Americas and the world.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCR)https://civilrights.org/SocialHuman RightsA coalition of more than 200 national organizations that work to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States.
Pachamama Alliancehttps://www.pachamama.org/social-justice/social-justice-issuesSocialSocial and Environmental Justice, Conservation, Indigenous RIghtsWith roots deep in the Amazon rainforest, their programs integrate indigenous wisdom with modern knowledge to support personal, and collective, transformation that is the catalyst to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet.
Southern Poverty Law Centerhttps://www.splcenter.org/SocialCivil RightsDedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. Since 1971, the SPLC has won numerous landmark legal victories that have toppled institutional racism and stamped out remnants of Jim Crow segregation; destroyed some of the nation’s most violent white supremacist groups; and protected the civil rights of children, women, the disabled, immigrants, and migrant workers, the LGBT community, prisoners, and many others who faced discrimination, abuse, or exploitation.
Task Force for Global Healthhttps://www.taskforce.org/SocialGlobal HealthProvides all people with opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives. Recipient of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the Task Force consists of eight programs focused on neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, and health workforce development. The Task Force plays essential convening roles for the programs and helps them advocate to funders and partners.
Leadership Conference Education Fundhttps://civilrights.org/edfund/SocialHuman RightsThe Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society - an America as good as its ideals.

The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. The Education Fund's campaigns empower and mobilize advocates around the country to push for progressive change in the United States.

Amnesty International USAhttps://www.amnestyusa.org/SocialHuman RightsAmnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Their purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. They investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.
Institute for Free Speechhttps://www.ifs.org/SocialCivil RightsThrough strategic litigation, communication, activism, training, research, and education, the Institute for Free Speech (IFS) works to promote and defend the political rights to free speech, press, assembly, and petition guaranteed by the First Amendment. The Institute for Free Speech represents clients on a pro bono basis in order to secure their First Amendment rights.
Innocence Projecthttps://www.innocenceproject.org/SocialCriminal JusticeWorks to achieve the exoneration and release of factually innocent inmates through post-conviction DNA testing and works to create a network of schools, organizations, and citizens that can effectively challenge wrongful convictions.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundationhttps://famm.org/SocialCriminal JusticeFAMM is the national voice for fair sentencing laws and prison policies. They shine a light on the human face of incarceration, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences and harmful prison policies.
Sentencing Projecthttps://www.sentencingproject.org/SocialCriminal JusticeAn independent source of criminal justice policy analysis, data, and program information for the public and policy makers.
Prison Policy Initiativehttps://www.prisonpolicy.org/SocialCriminal JusticeDocuments the impact of mass incarceration on individuals, communities, and the national welfare, and produces accessible and innovative research to empower the public to participate in creating better criminal justice policy.
Justice Policy Institute (JPI)http://www.justicepolicy.org/index.htmlSocialCriminal JusticeWorks to enhance the public dialog on incarceration through accessible research, public education, and communications advocacy with the goal of ending society’s reliance on incarceration.
Critical Resistencehttp://criticalresistance.org/SocialCriminal JusticeSeeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe.
Grassroots Leadershiphttps://grassrootsleadership.org/SocialCriminal JusticeSeeks to put an end to abuses of justice and the public trust by working to abolish for-profit private prisons.
Justice Strategieshttps://www.justicestrategies.org/SocialCriminal JusticePromotes humane, effective approaches to criminal justice and immigration reform through rigorous analysis, high-quality research, and practical policy solutions.
Death Penalty Information Centerhttps://deathpenaltyinfo.org/SocialCriminal JusticeProvides the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.
Earth Island Institute (EII)https://www.earthisland.org/EnvironmentConsevation and Protection, Environmental JusticeEarth Island Institute is a nonprofit environmental organization and fiscal sponsor to more than seventy-five projects working in the areas of conservation, energy and climate, women’s environmental leadership, international and indigenous communities, sustainability and community resilience, and more. The organization also includes a legal division, Earth Island Advocates, a youth leadership program, New Leaders Initiative, and an award-winning magazine, Earth Island Journal.
Pure Earthhttps://www.pureearth.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental JusticePure Earth's mission is to identify and clean up the poorest communities throughout the developing world where high concentrations of toxins have devastating health effects. Pure Earth devises clean-up strategies, empowers local champions and secures support from national and international partnerships. Cleaning up one community at a time.
Environmental Working Grouphttps://www.ewg.org/EnvironmentPublic HealthThe mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. Working to expose threats to peoples health and the environment, and to find solutions. Their research brings to light unsettling facts that you have a right to know.
Conservation Internationalhttps://www.conservation.org/aboutEnvironmentConservationBuilding upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the well-being of humanity. Conservation International is committed to helping societies adopt a more sustainable approach to development - one that considers and values nature at every turn.
Sierra Clubhttps://www.sierraclub.org/EnvironmentConservationWorks to inspire all Americans to explore, enjoy, and protect the Earth’s wild places, to practice and promote responsible use of the Earth’s ecosystems and resources, and to work to restore the quality of the natural environment that sustains us.
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethicshttps://lnt.org/EnvironmentConservationLeave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands.
Charity Waterhttps://www.charitywater.org/EnvironmentClean Water, Environemntal Justicecharity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries.
National Resource Defense Councilhttps://www.nrdc.org/EnvironmentConservationThe Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends. They seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. They work to foster the fundamental right of all people to have a voice in decisions that affect their environment.
Stroud Water Research Centerhttps://stroudcenter.org/EnvironmentConservationThe Stroud Center is dedicated to understanding the ecology of streams, rivers, and their watersheds, both pristine and polluted. They believe that health of freshwater ecosystems is our first line of defense in preserving clean water and clean water is essential to all life. Their freshwater research, environmental education, watershed restoration, and stewardship programs enable businesses, policymakers, landowners, and individuals to make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world.
350.orghttps://350.org/EnvironmentConservation350.org is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice.
Wild Earth Allieshttps://wildearthallies.org/EnvironmentConservationWild Earth Allies mission is to protect vital areas of our natural world for the benefit of wildlife, habitats, and people by inspiring collaborative action. This organization is built on important values—optimism, cultural respect, shared learning, and integrity
Center for Biological Diversityhttps://www.biologicaldiversity.org/EnvironmentConservationBecause diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, The Center for Biological Diversity works to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. They do so through science, law, and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters, and climate that species need to survive. The Center has six program areas: Biodiversity, Climate, International, Oceans, Wildlands, and Urban Wildlands.
Amazon Conservation Teamhttps://www.amazonteam.org/EnvironmentConservationBy partnering with indigenous tribes to map, manage, and protect the most isolated rainforest regions, ACT protects the biodiversity, culture, and health of the Amazon's ecosystem-the flora, the fauna, and the people.
Amazon Conservation Associationhttps://www.amazonconservation.org/EnvironmentConservationThe Amazon Conservation Association (ACA) works to conserve the biological diversity of the Amazon. ACA works to protect biodiversity by studying ecosystems and developing innovative conservation tools to protect land in the region while supporting the livelihoods of local communities. They work by forging ties with governments, nonprofits and people who depend on the rainforests for their livelihood, with the goal of saving rare species and habitats and learning from the land. Scientific research guides their approach, which strives for concrete, measurable achievements.
Environmental Investigation Agencyhttps://www.eli.org/EnvironmentProtection and ConservationEIA identifies and implements solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. Their campaigns to protect endangered wildlife, forests, and the global climate operate at the intersection between increasing global demand and the accelerating loss of natural resources and species.
The Ocean Fondationhttps://oceanfdn.org/EnvironmentProtection and ConservationThe Ocean Foundation (TOF) is a community foundation with a mission to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. TOF increases the capacity of conservation organizations, hosts projects and funds, and supports those working to improve the health of ocean species globally.
Trees Water and Peoplehttps://treeswaterpeople.org/EnvironmentProtection and ConservationTrees, Water & People (TWP) is dedicated to helping communities protect, conserve, and manage the natural resources upon which their long-term well-being depends. This mission is guided by two core beliefs:
- That natural resources are best protected when local people play an active role in their care and management; and
- Preserving local trees, wetlands, and watersheds is essential for the ongoing social, economic, and environmental health of communities everywhere.
Seacologyhttps://www.seacology.org/EnvironmentProtection and ConservationSeacology's sole purpose is preserving the highly endangered biodiversity of islands throughout the world. Indigenous people are all too often faced with the dilemma of choosing between protecting their precious natural resources, and economic development. Seacology searches for win-win situations where both the local environment is protected and islanders receive some tangible benefit for doing so.
Oceanahttps://oceana.org/EnvironmentProtection and ConservationOcena's global offices work together on a limited number of strategic, directed campaigns to achieve measurable outcomes that will help return our oceans to former levels of abundance. We believe in the importance of science in identifying problems and solutions.
Ocean Conservancyhttps://oceanconservancy.org/EnvironmentOcean ConservationOcean Conservancy promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems and opposes practices that threaten ocean life and human life. Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans.
Environmental Law Institutehttps://www.eli.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental ProtectionNon-partisan research and education center working to strengthen environmental protection worldwide.
Earth Workshttps://earthworks.org/EnvironmentConservation and ProtectionEarthworks is dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. They stand for clean water, healthy communities and corporate accountability. They fulfill their mission by working with communities and grassroots groups to reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption.
Rainforest Foundation UShttps://rainforestfoundation.org/EnvironmentRainforest ConservationThe Rainforest Foundation helps protect the incredibly rich biological diversity of the rainforest and the cultural integrity of the peoples whose lives and livelihoods are inextricably linked to those forests. They provide project-related grants and technical support to indigenous groups to secure rights to their lands, influence laws and policies to protect their resources and livelihoods, and build strong and sustainable community leadership.
Climate Reality Projecthttps://www.climaterealityproject.org/EnvironmentInternationalClimate Reality Project's mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every level of society.
Wildcoasthttps://wildcoast.org/EnvironmentConservation, Climate ActionWildcoast is an international conservation team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. Wildcoast has partnered with government agencies and the United National Development Programme to preserve coastal and marine ecosystems that sequester carbon and whose conservation is critical to addressing the climate crisis.
Acadia Centerhttps://acadiacenter.org/what-we-do/EnvironmentEnergy transitionAcadia Center works at the intersections of energy and climate change: power generation and consumer-side energy resources; transportation; land use; and carbon emissions reductions and mitigation.
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coasthttps://conservationfoundation.com/EnvironmentConservationConservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast works to protect the character, natural integrity and biodiversity of Florida's Gulf Coast bays, beaches and barrier islands by: Holding conservation easements and owning nature preserves, educating for responsible land stewardship, collaborating with individuals, organizations and communities.
North Carolina Coastal Federationhttps://www.nccoast.org/EnvironmentConservationNorth Carolina Coastal Federation works with citizens to safeguard the coastal rivers, creeks, sounds and beaches of North Carolina. It works in three key program areas: environmental advocacy; restoring and protecting habitat and water quality; and educating citizens and community leaders. Our vision is for a natural, beautiful and productive coast that is a great place to live, work and visit.
Rainforest Trusthttps://www.rainforesttrust.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental Jusitce and BiodiversityRainforest Trust works around the tropics to strategically purchase and protect lands vital for endangered species and indigenous communities. Specifically targeting the most threatened tropical habitats that are critical for preventing species extinctions and that are exceptionally rich in biological diversity.
World Resources Institutehttps://www.wri.org/EnvironmentEnvironmentaly Sustainable DevelopmentWRI's mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth's environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Thier work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environmenthttps://rosefdn.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental JusticeRose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is a grantmaking public charity dedicated to inspiring community action for environmental protection, public health and corporate social responsibility.
Southern Environmental Law Centerhttps://www.southernenvironment.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental Justice and ConservationThe Southern Environmental Law Center uses the power of law and policy to protect the environment in six states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. SELC's attorneys work in all branches and at all levels of government to defend healthy air and clean water; to protect the region's forests, coasts, wetlands, and other native landscapes; and to promote vibrant and livable communities across the Southeast.
Conservation Strategy Fundhttps://www.conservation-strategy.org/EnvironmentConservationCSF sustains natural ecosystems and human communities through strategies powered by conservation economics. Their trainings, analyses and timely expertise make development smarter, quantify the benefits of nature, and create enduring incentives for conservation.
Island Conservationhttps://www.islandconservation.org/EnvironmentConservationIsland Conservation's mission is to prevent extinctions by removing invasive species from islands. They develop comprehensive and humane plans for the removal of invasive species, implement the removal of invasive species; and conduct research to better understand how invasive species removal changes and benefits island ecosystems and to inform future conservation action.
CEREShttps://www.ceres.org/EnvironmentCorporate ResponsibilityCeres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through their powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world's biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. Ceres' mission is to transform the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet. Ceres' vision is of a world in which business and capital markets promote the well being of human society and the protection of the earth's biological systems and resources.
Environmental Research and Education Foundationhttps://erefdn.org/EnvironmentWaste ManagementEREF's mission is to fund and direct scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices to benefit industry participants and the communities they serve. Objectives include: - Unbiased, scientific reports and analysis on waste management practices.
- Scholarships for high potential graduate students and internships for highly qualified undergraduate students.
- Targeted research to expand industry knowledge and understanding of the waste stream from generation to final disposition.
- Improved public understanding of solid waste stream and sustainable solid waste management practices.
- Increasing industry knowledge through educational programs.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policyhttps://www.itdp.org/EnvironmentalEnvironmentally Sustainable TransportationInstitute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) works in cities around the world to bring about transportation solutions that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable. ITDP primarily focuses on work in the following program areas: public transport, cycling & walking, traffic reduction, sustainable urban development, and climate & transport policy.
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwidehttps://www.elaw.org/EnvironmentalThe Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) helps communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. They are a global alliance of attorneys, scientists and other advocates collaborating across borders to build a sustainable, just future.
The Rural Advancement Foundationhttps://www.rafiusa.org/EnvironmentThe Rural Advancement Foundation International - USA (RAFI-USA) cultivates markets, policies and communities that support thriving, socially just and environmentally sound family farms. RAFI is creating a movement among farm, environmental and consumer groups to ensure that: family farmers have the power to earn a fair and dependable income; everyone who labors in agriculture is respected, protected, and valued by society; air, water and soil are preserved for future generations; the land yields healthy and abundant food and fiber that is accessible to all members of society; and that the full diversity of seeds and breeds, the building blocks of agriculture, are reinvigorated and publicly protected.
As You Sowhttps://www.asyousow.org/EnvironmentEnvironment and Social: Corporate ResponsibilityAs You Sow promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. As You Sow engages in dialogue with selected companies, files shareholder resolutions, mobilizes investor coalitions, and conducts unique shareholder initiatives to raise awareness and promote responsible corporate behavior. Their efforts are targeted at creating large-scale systemic change by establishing sustainable and equitable corporate practices.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)’shttps://rmi.org/EnvironmentEnvironment: Energy TransitionRMI's mission is to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. RMI engages businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables.
River Networkhttps://www.rivernetwork.org/EnvironmentConservation and ProtectionRiver Network empowers and unites people and communities to protect and restore rivers and other waters that sustain all life.
Earth Justicehttps://earthjustice.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental Justice Earthjustice fights to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, protect people's health, advance clean energy, and combat climate change. They partner with hundreds of organizations, tribes, and communities-whom They represent free of charge-to take on the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change.
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibilityhttps://www.peer.org/EnvironmentConservation and Public HealthPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals, law enforcement officers, land managers, and other professionals dedicated to upholding environmental laws and values.
Environmental Energy and Study Institutehttps://www.eesi.org/aboutEnvironmentEnergy Transition EESI advances innovative policy solutions that set us on a cleaner, more secure and sustainable energy path. EESI carries out:

- Policymaker education
- Technical assistance that enables energy upgrades without upfront costs
- Innovative policy development
- Work in coalition

Transforming energy infrastructures, transportation systems, land use management practices, and community designs creates new opportunities for American entrepreneurs and creates good jobs.

The Union of Concerned Scientistshttps://www.ucsusa.org/EnvironmentClimate Change and Climate JusticeThe Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. They combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.
Waterkeeper Alliancehttps://waterkeeper.org/EnvironmentConservation- Clean WaterWaterkeeper Alliance's mission is to strengthen and grow a global network of grassroots leaders protecting everyone's right to clean water. Today, Waterkeeper Alliance is made up of over 300 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates protecting rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents. They accomplish this by holding polluters accountable and connecting local Waterkeeper organizations worldwide.
The Coral Reef Alliancehttps://coral.org/EnvironmentConservationThe Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a non-profit, environmental NGO that is on a mission to save the world's coral reefs.
PATH Foundationhttps://www.pathfoundation.org/EnvironmentConservation and AccessThe PATH Foundation is an organization with a mission to develop a system of interlinking greenway trails through metro Atlanta for commuting and recreating. In just fifteen years, PATH has developed more than 100 miles of trails throughout northern Georgia and has become a nationally recognized model for trail-building success. PATH's linear parks have become part of the landscape in urban and rural areas, in affluent and impoverished communities. PATH trails are bringing people together from all races, ages, income levels and cultural backgrounds.
Surfrider Foundationhttps://www.surfrider.org/EnvironmentOcean ConservationThe Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world's oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network
Black Women for Wellnesshttps://www.bwwla.org/about-us/Personal and SocialWellness AccessBlack Women For Wellness aims to increase accessible, appropriate and affordable health services that positively impact the health outcomes for Black women and girls. They also aim to build the personal, communal and political power of Black women and girls within California by influencing public policy, organizing, and outreach.
Loveland Foundationhttps://thelovelandfoundation.org/Personal and SocialWellness AccessLoveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Their resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing.
Fair Fighthttps://fairfight.com/SocialVoting RightsFair Fight promotes fair elections in Georgia and around the country, encourages voter participation in elections, and educate voters about elections and their voting rights. Fair Fight brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform at all levels, and engages in other voter education programs and communications.
Protect Our Wintershttps://protectourwinters.org/EnvironmentEnvironmental ProtectionPOW helps passionate outdoor people protect the places and lifestyles they love from climate change. They are a community of athletes, scientists, creatives, and business leaders advancing non-partisan policies that protect our world today and for future generations.
Phenomenal Womenhttp://www.phenomenalwomeninc.org/about-us/SocialWomens RightTheir purpose is to Unite, Empower, and Inspire women to become their personal best. - To build strong families one woman, one home and one community at a time. - Create an authentic bond of sisterhood - Provide open resources to the community through seminars and workshops to educate women about issues, subjects, or topics that directly relate to them - Strengthen our community through charitable service and outreach (mission trips) to impact women, youth and the family - Promote the spirit of volunteerism - Promote self-care and preservation (take time for ourselves) mind, body and spirit - Provide motivational speakers to empower and inspire women
Three For the Seahttps://www.take3.org/programs/EnvironmentPlastic Pollution PreventionWorking to make plastic pollution a thing of the past. 10 million pieces of rubbish removed annually. Participation in 129 countries. 350,000 people educated.
Imperative 21https://www.imperative21.co/SocialEconomic JusticeImperative 21's vision is to build a future where all people are able to work with dignity and care for themselves and their loved ones, where our planet is healthy and our economy thrives, we must reimagine and redesign our economic system so that it works for all of us today and for the long-term.
Feeding Americahttps://www.feedingamerica.org/SocialHungerFeeding America works to get nourishing food – from farmers, manufacturers, and retailers – to people in need. At the same time, they also seek to help the people they serve to build a path to a brighter, food-secure future.

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