Community Food Advocates has helped New York City pivot to finding new ways to ensure that food can get to those in need: distributing meals at “grab and go” sites, connecting families to financial assistance, and optimizing logistics so that volunteers and kids are minimizing their exposure while under shelter in place.
Brooklyn is one of the hardest hit communities in the country. BCF is doing incredible work in providing immediate and longer-term resources to vulnerable residents across the borough, distributing grants to local nonprofits that can help.
FCG creates the public scrutiny necessary to prevent government abuses of power. FCG chooses its activities and projects for their ability to provide oversight, protect whistleblowers and publicize constitutional violations.
Launched by the Institute for Public Accuracy in June 2014, ExposeFacts represents a new approach for encouraging whistleblowers to disclose information that citizens need to make truly informed decisions in a democracy.
ecoAmerica builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States. They help national mainstream organizations elevate their climate leadership, providing them strategy, and tools and resources.
Newtown Action Alliance is a national all-volunteer grassroots organization founded by Newtown residents after the tragic December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting where 20 children and six educators were senselessly gunned down.
The organization works to preserve and strengthen First and Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed to the press through a variety of avenues, including the development of encryption tools, documentation of attacks on the press, training newsrooms on digital security practices, and advocating for the public’s right to know.
Whistleblower Aid is a pioneering, nonprofit law firm that helps federal employees expose wrongdoing, without unlawfully releasing classified information. They believe that no one should have to risk their career or freedom to follow their conscience.
Justice in Motion was founded by Cathleen Caron in 2005 to challenge a developing and under-addressed crisis in the globalizing economy: abused migrant workers being shut out of the justice system because they returned home to their families.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.
Mi Familia Vota is a national civic engagement organization that unites Latino, immigrant, and allied communities to promote social and economic justice through citizenship workshops, voter registration, and voter participation. Mi Familia Vota has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, and Texas.
Flint Rising, a project of The Advocacy Fund, is a coalition of community organizations and allies working to ensure that directly impacted people are building the organizing infrastructure and leadership necessary for this long-haul fight for justice and creating the future that Flint families need and deserve.
The mission of the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights is to promote the best interests of immigrant children with due regard to the child’s expressed wishes, according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and state and federal law.
The Center for Youth Wellness is part of a national effort to revolutionize pediatric medicine and transform the way society responds to kids exposed to significant adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress. We were created to respond to an urgent public health issue: early adversity harms the developing brains and bodies of children.
CARECEN has provided high quality legal assistance to immigrant communities in Nassau and Suffolk counties for over thirty years, including initial and renewal requests for temporary protected status (TPS) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), green card renewals, naturalization, etc.
The Justice Committee is a grassroots organization dedicated to building a movement against police violence and systemic racism in New York City and empowering low-income Latino/as and other people of color to address these issues.
Based in Washington state, OneAmerica formed after 9/11 in response to hate crimes and discrimination targeting Arabs, Muslims, and South Asians. OneAmerica has now grown into a leading force for immigrant, civil and human rights.
Centro Presente is a member-driven, state-wide Latin American immigrant organization dedicated to the self-determination and self-sufficiency of the Latin American immigrant community of Massachusetts.
The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountaintop removal mining, to improve the quality of life in our area and to help rebuild sustainable communities.
Founded in 2011, Thrive is a team of volunteers dedicated to assisting refugees post-resettlement in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They bridge the gap between the 3–6 months of assistance a government resettlement program can provide and the reality of what it takes to get settled. Thrive connects each family with volunteers who can help and mentor them as they adjust to a new place and culture, local agencies and services that will help them succeed, and a warm community to make them feel at home in their new country.
Founded in 1994, Making Contact is an independent non-profit organization committed to investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material. What began as a 13-week experiment in highlighting progressive community perspectives has become an enduring platform for underrepresented groups and community voices.
Founded in 1995, Not In Our Town (NIOT) began in Billings, Montana, when a community of working people stood up to a series of hate crimes by white supremacists. After attacks on a Native American woman’s house, an African-American church, and a Jewish family’s home, the entire town refused to be silent and fearful. They stood up to hate with petitions, marches, community outreach, but most importantly — with peace and unity. It worked.