American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc.
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. Whether it’s achieving full equality for LGBT people, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age of widespread government surveillance, ending mass incarceration, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach. Website: https://www.aclu.org/
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Northern California
The ACLU of Northern California (ACLU-NC) is an enduring guardian of justice, fairness, equality, and freedom, working to protect and advance civil liberties for all Californians. The ACLU-NC has been the leading champion of civil liberties in our state. Website: https://www.aclunc.org/home
American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota Foundation
Founded in 1952 as the Minnesota Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Minnesota continues to promote, protect, and extend the civil liberties and civil rights of people in Minnesota through litigation, lobbying, and community engagement. Website: https://www.aclu-mn.org/en
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. We use our collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing and advocating with our communities. Website: https://www.apano.org/
National Urban League Inc.
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment, equality, and social justice. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the Urban League collaborates at the national and local levels with community leaders, policymakers, and corporate partners to elevate the standards of living for African Americans and other historically underserved groups. Website: https://nul.org/
Black Artists & Designers Guild Inc
BADG is building a more equitable and inclusive creative culture by advancing a community of independent Black artists, makers and designers in creative industries. We are committed to honoring our ancestral legacy in design, by taking ownership of our narrative, and by creating spaces to celebrate Black excellence and culture in design. Website: https://www.badguild.info/
Black Girls Code Inc
Our mission is to empower young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology. Website: https://www.blackgirlscode.com/
Coleman Children and Youth Services
Coleman Advocates believes that all children and families deserve access to high quality education, living wage jobs, family-supporting benefits, affordable housing, and a voice in the decisions that affect us. Since 1975, Coleman Advocates has pioneered programs and policies to expand opportunity for San Francisco’s children, youth and families, Many of these hard-won programs and policies have served as models adopted by communities all over the country. Website: https://colemanadvocates.org/
Color Of Change Education Fund Inc
Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 1.7 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Website: https://colorofchange.org/
The Dream Corps brings people together to solve America's toughest problems. We back initiatives that close prison doors and open doors of opportunity for all. We are reshaping "what's possible" in the field of social justice. Website: https://www.thedreamcorps.org/
Equal Justice Initiative
EJI 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. Website: https://eji.org/
Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1973 by Rachel Robinson, the Foundation has advanced higher education by providing generous, multi-year scholarship awards coupled with a comprehensive set of support services to highly motivated JRF Scholars and Extra Innings Fellows attending colleges and universities throughout the country. Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website: https://www.lambdalegal.org/
Management Leadership for Tomorrow
As a Harvard MBA student in the early 1990’s, John Rice began delving into the reasons why there were few other students there who looked like him. He developed a thesis for a nonprofit organization that would provide the training, coaching and networks that traditionally have been unavailable to minorities. In 2002, after a successful career at Disney and the National Basketball Association, John left the private sector to found the organization he first envisioned in business school: Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT). Website: https://mlt.org/
To Educate Minorities On Social & Economic Issues Through Its Afro- Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics (Act-So) Human Rights, Voting Rights, And Legal Programs. Website: https://www.naacp.org/
NAACP Legal Defense & Educ Fund Inc
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections won over the past 80 years of civil rights struggle and works to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments. Website: https://www.naacpldf.org/
National Association For The Advancement of Colored People
Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. Website: https://www.naacp.org/
RYSE creates safe spaces grounded in social justice that build youth power for young people to love, learn, educate, heal and transform lives and communities. Website: https://rysecenter.org/
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. Website: https://www.splcenter.org/
The Justice and Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco
The Justice & Diversity Center advances fairness and equality by providing pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession. Website: https://www.sfbar.org/jdc/
The Tides Foundation is an American public charity and fiscal sponsor working to advance progressive causes and policy initiatives in areas such as the environment, health care, labor issues, immigrant rights, LGBTQ+ rights, women's rights and human rights. Website: https://www.tides.org/
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to our nation. Website: https://uncf.org/
Urban League Of Portland
Our mission is to empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment, and economic security. Website: https://ulpdx.org/
We the Protesters Inc
We The Protesters is a national organization focused on ending racism and police violence in the United States. Since 2015, we’ve built the most comprehensive database of police violence in the nation, used the data to identify effective policy solutions and supported movement organizers to enact these policies at every level of government. Website: http://www.wetheprotesters.org/
Youth Empowered Solutions Yes
TO EMPOWER YOUTH, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ADULTS, TO CREATE COMMUNITY CHANGE. Website: https://wake.nc.networkofcare.org/mh/services/agency.aspx?pid=YouthEmpowermentSolutions_1458_2_0
Thousand Currents partners with grassroots groups — led by women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples in the Global South — that are transforming their communities and creating lasting solutions to our shared global challenges. Website: https://thousandcurrents.org/