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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.  It is an affirmation of Black folks’ contributions to this society, their humanity, and their resilience in the face of deadly oppression.

 

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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit grassroots civil rights and advocacy organization. CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization, with affiliate offices nationwide. Its national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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Color Of Change

Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. They help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around them. As a national online force driven by over one million members, they move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.

 

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Demos

Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Demos is working to reduce both political and economic inequality, deploying original research, advocacy, litigation, and strategic communications to create the America the people deserve.

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International Indigenous Youth Council

The International Indigenous Youth Council protects land, water, and treaty rights. The Council was formed at, and in response to, the call of Youth from the Sacred Stone Camp resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. They are Youth from all nations, tribes, and races. They know that everyone has their own struggle to protect their land, water, and people. They work towards the end of environmental racism. They rise as leaders through non-violent direct action and advancing their voices in decisions made about the future of Indian Country.  They follow in the tradition of their elders and the American Indian Movement in coming together nationally and internationally to form a solidarity movement that builds people power.

 

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Million Hoodies Movement For Justice

Million Hoodies is a human rights membership, chapter-based organization building next generation leaders to end anti-black racism and systemic violence.

 

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National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers. The national alliance is powered by over 60 affiliate organizations of over 20,000 nannies, housekeepers, and caregivers for the elderly in 36 cities and 17 states.

 

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A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project

A New Way of Life advances multi-dimensional solutions to the effects of incarceration.

  • They provide housing and support to formerly incarcerated women for successful community re-entry, family reunification and individual healing.
  • They work to restore the civil rights of formerly incarcerated people.
  • They empower, organize and mobilize formerly incarcerated people as advocates for social change and personal transformation.

 

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The Opportunity Agenda

The Opportunity Agenda is a social justice communication lab. They collaborate with leaders to move hearts and minds, driving lasting policy and culture change. They bring the inspirational voices of opportunity and possibility to social justice issues through communication expertise, and creative engagement.

 

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Race Forward

Founded in 1981, Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity. Race Forward’s mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences.

 

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She Should Run

She Should Run is a non-partisan 501(c)3 organization expanding the talent pool of future elected female leaders. She Should Run started as a project in 2008 and has evolved to become a movement working to create a culture that inspires women and girls to aspire towards public leadership.  They believe that women of all backgrounds should have an equal shot at elected leadership and that our country will benefit from having a government with varied perspectives and experiences.

 

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We Got Us Now

We Got Us Now is a digital platform built by, led by, and for children of incarcerated parents. Formed by Ebony Underwood, We Got Us Now seeks to form a national coalition and create an online digital hub to advocate for and raise awareness of policies that support children of incarcerated parents.

 

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Voto Latino

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership. In 2004, Voto Latino began as a PSA project organized by co-founder Rosario Dawson. Over the years they have evolved into an organization dedicated to providing young Latinos with the tools to create a future of their choosing. Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, they provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate, and empower Latinos to be agents of change. Together, they aim to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy.

 

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Women’s March

The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. Women’s March is committed to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive structures guided by self-determination, dignity and respect.