OrganizationType of OrganzationLocationRegional FocusIssue FocusAlliancesOperationsWebsiteContacts
KeyAlliance; Coalition; Resource/Research Center; Community Organization; Organization; CDC; InitiativeState where basedRegional Focus
Social Justice; Environmental Justice; Economic Justice; Workers' Rights; Democracy; Community Development; Opportunities for Youth; Energy; Toxics/Health/Toxics/Health; Climate; Biodiversity; Environment; Indigenous Rights; Farming/Food
Lists membership in particular alliances
Main focus and approach
Action NCOrganizationNorth CarolinaNorth CarolinaSocial Justice; Environmental Justice; Economic JusticeCommunity organizing and development program.
Action UNITEDOrganizationPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaSocial Justice; Environmental Justice; Economic Justice
Advocates for Environmental Human Rights
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
AGREE (Alliance for a Green Economy)AllianceNew YorkNew YorkEnvironment; Toxics/Health; Energy
Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club, Center for Health, Environment & Justice, Citizens' Environmental Coalition, CNY Chapter of Citizens Awareness Network, Citizen Action of New York, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Peace Action of Central New York, Peace Action New York State, and Syracuse Peace Council.
The Alliance works to promote a transition to a carbon-free and nuclear-free future and educate the public about alternatives that can revitalize the economy and safeguard human health and the environment. It's newly-formed Energy Democracy Working Group (EDWG) is focused on ensuring community participation in New York State's ongoing 'Reforming the Energy Vision' process.
Alaksa Community Action on ToxicsOrganizationAlaskaAlaskaToxics/Health
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Community-based and organized group focused on removing toxics in ecosystems and consumer products
ALIGN/Jobs with JusticeAllianceWashington DCNational (New York Affiliate)Workers' Rights
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding; Pushback Network; Climate Justice Alliance; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
National network of local coalitions that bring together labor unions, faith groups, community organizations, and student activists to fight for working people. Our members are in the streets in 46 cities in 24 states across the country.
Alliance for a Just RebuildingAllianceNew YorkNew YorkHousing; Environmental Justice
1199 SEIU; 32BJ SEIU;; ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York; CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities; Center for Popular Democracy; Center for Social Inclusion; Coalition for the Homeless; Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center; Community Environmental Center; Community Voices Heard (CVH); Consortium for Worker Education; El Centro del Inmigrante;
Faith in New York; Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE); Fifth Avenue Committee; Good Jobs New York; Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition; Hunger Action Network of New York State; Legal Aid Society; LiUNA Laborers Local 55; LiUNA Laborers Local 78 Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Workers; Long Island Civic Engagement Table; Long Island Jobs with Justice; Make the Road NY; Mutual Housing Association of NY; National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON); National Domestic Workers Alliance; New Economy Project; New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE); New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH); New York Communities for Change; New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness; New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
Occupy Sandy
Brings together labor unions and community, faith-based, environmental and policy organizations to address immediate relief and long-term rebuilding issues in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Alliance for AppalachiaAllianceAppalachiaAppalachiaEnvironmental Justice; Energy
Climate Justice Alliance; Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC); Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment (SOCM); Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SOMS); Coal River Mountain Watch; Keepers of the Mountains Foundation; Ohio Valley Environmental Collective (OVEC); West Virginia Highlands Conservancy; Appalachian Voices; The STAY Project; Heartwood; Sierra Club Environmental Justice; Southwings; Highlander Education and Research Center; Gainesville Loves Mountains; Hands Off Appalachia!
Alliance for Global JusticeAllianceInternational
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy EnvironmentsCoalition
JustGreen Partnership; US Climate Network
Appalachian VoicesCommunity OrganizationUS Climate Network
Arbor Hill Environmental Justice Corp.OrganizationNew YorkNew YorkEnvironmental Justice
JustGreen Partnership; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Aaron Mair, Founder,
Arctic Village Community OrganizationEnvironmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Arise for Social JusticeCommunity OrganizationMassachusettsMassachusettsSocial Justice; Environmental Justice; Economic Justice
Assembly to End Poverty; Blue Mass Group; Budget for All; City Life/Vida Urbana; Community Coalition for Justice; Mass Coalition for the Homeless; Neighbor to Neighbor; No One Leaves; Orange Inc.; Out Now; Pioneer Valley Project; Springfield Institute; The Vanguard Movement; U.S. Solidarity Economy Network; United for a Fair Economy
Is a low-income led, anti-oppression organization in Springfield, dedicated to making sure that low-income people have a voice in the decision-making process.
Asian Pacific Environmental NetworkAllianceCaliforniaCalifornia
Just Transition Alliance; Climate Justice Alliance; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance; BEA-I; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Association of Science & SocietyResearh/Resource Center
Black Mesa Water CoalitionCoalition
Climate Justice Alliance; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Blue Ridge Environmental Defense LeagueOrganizationGeorgiaGeorgiaEnvironmental JusticeCommunity-based coalition aimed at conserving local ecosystems. Issues center on industry's dependence on toxic chemicals, utilities' refusal to adopt sound energy alternatives, industrial development and highway construction at the expense of public health, intensive livestock operations' effects on agriculture and the environment, and huge waste dumps.
Bronx Green Building NetworkAllianceNew YorkNew York (Bronx)Workers' RightsLocal chapter of GBN, which is itself part of Green America. Distributes funds, supports new business, publishes reports and research. Certification program
Bronx Justice NetworkAllianceNew YorkNew York (Bronx)Housing; Opportunities for Youth
Bronx Legal Services, Nos Quedamos, Mothers on the Move, Sustainable South Bronx, Green Workers Cooperative, Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice, Community Action, the Point CDC, Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, New Settlement Appartments
Building a network with 4 foci, each reaching out to smaller organizations and engaging in intensive 2-day trainings on one of the 4 issues (housing, immigration, sustainability, opportunities for youth)
Building Equity and Alignment = ImpactAllianceNew YorkNationalEnvironmental Justice; Economic Justice; Democracy
Community Food and Justice Coalition; Just Transition Alliance; Rural Coalition / Coalición Rural; Greenpeace USA; Kresge Foundation; The Overbrook Foundation; Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment; Sierra Club; Union of Concerned Scientists, Angela Adrar, Rural Coalition; La Via Campesina; Alternatives for Community & Environment; Just Transition Alliance; Communities for a Better Environment; Black Mesa Water Coalition; Indigenous Environmental Network; Movement Strategy Center; Southwest Workers Union; East Michigan Environmental Action Council; Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives; Gwich'in Steering Committee; Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy; Consortium of Hispanic Agencies/ADELANTE; Zero Waste Detroit; WI League of Young Voters Education Fund; Environmental Justice & Health Alliance; Northern Plains Resource Council/WORC; Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment/Rising Tide North America; EDGE Funders Alliance; Natural Resources Defense Council; Los Jardines Institute; Youth 4 Climate Justice; New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance; CS Mott Foundation; Little Village Environmental Justice Organization; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance/Climate Justice Alliance; UPROSE; NYC EJ Alliance; Asian Pacific Environmental Network
CAAAVCommunity OrganizationNew YorkNew York
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Basebuilding, leadership development, direct action campaigns, alliance-building, organizational capacity development
California Environmental Rights Alliance/Clean Air Matters
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Catskill Citizens for Safe EnergyNew York
Catskill MountainkeeperOrganizationNew York New YorkEnergy; EnergyWorks with concerned individuals to promote conservation, anti-fracking, better trails, clean water, and anti-casinos. Also has extensive information, articles, toolkits on website. Gillingham
Center for Community Action and Environmental JusticeOrganizationCaliforniaCaliforniaEnvironmental Justice; Toxics/HealthSkills training and leadership development to expand the voice and influence of community-based groups. Research, information and public education on issues impacting local communities. Community organizing and strategic planning. Advocacy for changes in public policy that are community-driven, protective, and enhance local resources. Also part of a California coalition.
Center for Community ChangeNational
Center for Earth JurisprudenceNational
Center for Earth, Science and Democracy
Climate Justice Alliance; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Center for Environmental HealthJustGreen Partnership
Center for Health, Environment & JusticeOrganizationNew YorkNationalToxics/Health
Alliance for a Green Economy
Provide resources for CBOs looking to address environmental health issues (or fracking, schools). Helps with community organizing, technical assistance, trainings. Gibbs
Center for Law and Social Justice, Medgar Evers College, CUNYAcademicNew YorkNational
Center for NYC NeighborhoodsOrganizationNew York New YorkCommunity developmentCounseling, education, and legal action to help prevent housing foreclosure. Also helps homeowners who want to transition out of unaffordable homes. Have various CD and legal aid partners Peale
Center for Popular DemocracyOrganizationNew YorkNationalSocial Justice; Economic Justice
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding
Works on a variety of different issues and spearheads many initiatives, and very closely with local partners/coalitions.
Center for Social InclusionOrganizationNew YorkNationalSocial Justice; Economic Justice
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding
Works with community organizations to address racial inequality, with programmatic focus on food justice, broadband, transportation, and energy.
Center for Sustainable Development Inc.National
Center for Urban Community ServicesOrganizationNew YorkNew York (New York (Bronx))Economic Justice; Social JusticeDoes training for homeless service organizations, researches reports using 'evidence-based practice', direct services for homeless families. Arthur Ave residence also LEED-certified
Center for Working FamiliesNational
Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.New York
Change CorpsDCNationalSocial Justice; Environmental JusticeOne-year training for young graduates interested in grassroots advocacy
Chesapeake Climate Action NetworkUS Climate Network
CHHAYA CDC OrganizationNew YorkNew YorkHousing; immigrantsMission is to creating stable and sustainable communities by increasing civic participation and addressing the housing and community development needs of New Yorkers of South Asian origin. Its work encompasses tenant rights, civic engagement, and advocating for affordable housing opportunities, as well as research and advocacy around community needs.
Child and Green Foundation
Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation
CILU (Citizens for Informed Land Use)
Citizen Action New YorkCoalitionNew York National (New York Affiliate)Social Justice
Alliance for a Green Economy
8 chapters/affiliates in NYS, itself affiliate of USAction, organzining, advocacy, lobbying
Citizen Awareness Network
Alliance for a Green Economy
Citizens Campaign for the EnvironmentJustGreen Partnership
Citizens for a Clean Environment
Citizens for Environmental Action
Citizens for Global Solutions
Citizens' Environmental CoalitionAllianceNew YorkNew YorkToxics/Health; Social Justice; Environmental Justice
JustGreen Partnership; Alliance for a Green Economy
Coalition of 100+ community, labor, health and environmental groups and thousands of individual members. CEC works with citizens across the state to create safe and healthy communities. CEC coordinates an Alliance for a Toxic Free Future with over 70 groups that are working to prevent harm from toxic chemicals by promoting green market shifts and reforming government policies.
Citizens’ Climate Lobby
NYC Grassroots Alliance; US Climate Network
Clean Air CoalitionAllianceJustGreen Partnership
Clean and Healthy New YorkNew YorkNew York
Climate Action Network (CAN)AllianceWashington D.C.NationalClimate
USCAN’s mission is to support and strengthen US-based civil society organizations’ influence on the development and implementation of local, national, and international climate policy and action.
Climate Justice AllianceAllianceNationalClimate; Environmental Justice; Economic Justice; Social Justice; Energy
Alliance for Appalachia; Alternatives for Community & Environment; Asian Pacific Environmental Network; Black Mesa Water Coalition; Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy; Center for Story-based Strategy; Communities for a Better Environment; Cornell Global Labor Institute; East Michigan Environmental Action Council; Energy Justice Network; Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative; GAIA, Global Justice Ecology Project; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance; Grassroots International; Indigenous Environmental Network; Institute for Policy Studies; Ironbound Community Corporation; Jobs with Justice; Just Transition Alliance; Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; Labor Community Strategy Center; Labor Network for Sustainability; Little Village Environmental Justice Organization; Movement Generation; Movement Strategy Center; NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program; NYC EJ Alliance; People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER); POWER; Right to the City Alliance; Rising Tide North America; Ruckus Society; Southwest Organizing Project; Southwest Workers Union; UPROSE; US Food Sovereignty Alliance; Vermont Workers' Center; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Climate Reality ProjectUS Climate Network
Coalition to End Lead PoisoningJustGreen Partnership
Collective for Community, Culture, and the EnvironmentResource/Research CenterNew YorkNew YorkEnvironmental Justice; Community Development; Toxics/HealthCollective of women professionals committed to combining our broad range of expertise and skills with our vision for a more equitable and environmentally sustainable world. We work together in an interdisciplinary way to further economic resilience, cultural diversity, public health, social justice, and environmental sustainability. We emphasize an approach that engages low- and moderate-income residents and communities to shape decisions about their environment and everyday life.
Communities for a Better EnvironmentOrganization
Climate Justice Alliance; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Community Action Organization - Center for Env. JusticeJustGreen Partnership
Community Coalition for Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Community Environmental CenterOrganizationNew YorkNew YorkEnergy; Economic Justice
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding
Promotes green buildings, efficiency, and employs/trains individuals from underserved communities
Community Food & Justice CoalitionAlliance; Building Equity and Alignment = Impact
Community Health & Environmental Coalition of Long Island
Community Problem SolvingProjectBostonNationalSet of online tools, guides, ideas for community-problem solving (organizing, planning, implementing, learning, negotiating)
Community Resource ExchangeOrganizationNew York New YorkEconomic Justice; Social JusticeProvides strategic advice, management assistance, and capacity building services to NYC nonprofits . 1-to-1 consulting, executive coaching, and peer-based leadership and management development programs. Nonprofit management materials available on website, rentable conference center. Occasional convenings of nonprofit, government and foundation representatives. Sikka, Managing Director for Practice Development,
Community to Community
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Community Voices HeardCommunity OrganizationNew YorkNew YorkEconomic Justice; Social Justice
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding; Pushback Network; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
4 chapters in NYS. Grassroots organizing, women leadership development, direct democracy. Harlem rent protection Hansen
Connecticut Coalition for Environmental JusticeConnecticut
Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
CORO New YorkOrganizationNew York New YorkCommunity DevelopmentStructured leadership training programs in various areas, from housing, to education, to politics. City partnership.
Critical Information CollectiveProjectNationalSocial Justice; Environmental JusticeCollaborative space for sharing and distributing high quality images about social and environmental justice issues, with a view to illustrating campaign concerns more effectively and meaningfully in activists' and community material and in the media. Hall,
CSWA (Chinese Staff & Workers' Association)OrganizationNew YorkNew YorkWorkers' RightsMobilizing workers on issues of safety, family rights, and quality-of-life.
Cypress Hill VERDE initiativeOrganizationNew YorkNew YorkSocial Justice; Opportunities for Youth; Toxics/HealthCHLDC seeks to improve the quality of life for Cypress Hills’ residents by increasing access to, and knowledge of, healthy foods and healthy lifestyles, through community gardens, workshops and its Youth Food Justice program.
Deep South Center for Environmental JusticeOrganizationNew OrleansSouth; Gulf RegionEnvironmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Provides training for community members (workplace safety, environmental justice concepts), promotor of 'communiversity' concept (partnerships between regional universities and grassroots organizations)
Detroiters Working for Environmental JusticeOrganizationDetroitDetroitEnvironmental JusticeUS Climate NetworkCampaigns include Zero Waste Detroit, Climate Action Collaborative, Detroit Environment Agenda.
EarthwatchOrganizationNationalEnvironment; Biodiversity
Matching scientists/science with nonprofit organizations to expand conservation efforts. Emphasis on education and research.
East Michigan Environmental Action Council
Climate Justice Alliance; Grassroots Global Justice Alliance;
EJ Leadership Forum on Climate ChangeAllianceNationalNationalEnvironmental Justice; Climate
WE-ACT; Arbor Hill Environmental Justice Corp.
Holds national meetings to convene the forum members (includes education activities, developing position papers and developing campaign strategies). Provides congressional leaders and staff with EJ perspectives on climate change through educational initiatives (briefings). Conductis media campaign to inform the general public about the effects of climate justice on communities of color.
El Centro del Inmigrante
Alliance for a Just Rebuilding
El PuenteOrganizationNew YorkNew York
New York Environmental Justice Alliance
Empire State Consumer ProjectOrganizationNew YorkNew YorkToxics/HealthJustGreen PartnershipOrganization focused on reducing the use of pesticides and other chemicals toxic to human and environmental health. Works to educate consumers and industry, conducting product testing and reporting, and advocating for regulation.
Environment and Human Health, Inc.OrganizationConnecticutNationalToxics/HealthNonprofit dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policy. It is made up of doctors, public health professionals and policy experts committed to the reduction of environmental health risks to individuals.
Environmental Advocates of New York (EANY)OrganizationNew YorkNew York
Energy; Climate; Energy; Toxics/Health
JustGreen Partnership
Public advocacy, research, publications, campaigning
Environmental Health CoalitionCoalitionCaliforniaCaliforniaEnvironmental Justice; Toxics/
Environmental Justice Action Group of Western New York Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change; JustGreen Partnership
Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Environmental Justice and Climate Change InitiativeAllianceNationalNationalEnvironmental Justice; Climate
Black Leadership Forum; Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis; The Church of the Brethren; Communities for a Better Environment; CorpWatch; Corporation for Enterprise Development; Council of Athabascan Tribal Government; Deep South Center For Environmental Justice; Eco Equity; Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University; Georgia Coalition For a People’s Agenda; Indigenous Environmental Network; Intertribal Council on Utility Policy; Just Transition Alliance; National Black Environmental Justice Network; Kids Against Pollution; Native Village of Unalakleet; New York PIRG; North Baton Rouge Environmental Association; Southern Organizing Committee; Southwest Network For Economic and Environmental Justice; Southwest Public Workers Union; Southwest Workers Union; United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries; United Methodist Church; West County Toxics Coalition; West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT); Climate Justice Alliance; Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Coalition of small grassroots organizations based in the U.S.
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water Alliance Environmental Justice
West County Toxics Coalition; Clean Water Fund; San Jerardo Cooperative; North Richmond Open Space Alliance; Comite Pro Uno; Community Water Center; Merritt College Institute for Sustainable Studies; California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation; Committee for a Better Alpaugh
Environmental Justice FoundationEnvironmental Justice
Environmental Justice Health Alliance Environmental Justice; Health/Toxics
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate ChangeAllianceNationalClimate; Environmental Justice
WEACT; Center for Earth, Science and Democracy; New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance;Green Door Initiative, Inc; Communities for a Better Environment; TEJAS; Arbor Hill Environmental Justice; Youth Ministries for Peace Justice; The Labor/Community Strategy Center; Farmworker Health and Safety Institute; Alaska Community Action on Toxics; Indigenous Environmental Network; Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment; West Virginia Community Development Hub; Center for Earth, Energy & Democracy; Land Loss Prevention Center; Advocates for Environmental Human Rights; CATA (The Farmworkers Support Committee); Los Jardines Institute; APEN, Dr. Bullard; Arctic Village; Harambee House; Physicians for Social Responsibility; Environmental Justice Health Alliance; Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota; Environmental Justice Action Group of Western New York; Just Transition Alliance; Environmental Justice Climate Change Initiative; Little Village Environmental Justice Organization; Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice; CIDA, Inc.; Kingsley Assc.; Global Environmental Resources, Inc.; California Environmental Rights Alliance/Clean Air Matters; Deep South Environmental Justice Center; PODER; Jesus People Against Pollution; Community Coalition for Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Faith Leaders in Environmental JusticeAllianceNew YorkNew YorkEnvironmental Justice
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; New York Theological Seminary; Ecologies of Learning; Interfaith Center of New York; New York Divinity School; Interfaith Voices Against Hunger/Feed the Solution
Hazon; St. Mary's Episcopal Church
To develop grassroots leaders and equip congregations to move significant public policy change that supports a more just New York with excellent public schools, violence-free neighborhoods, access to good jobs, adequate and affordable health care, good housing, and full civic participation.
Farmworker Health and Safety Institute Workers' Rights; Economic Justice; Environmental Justice; Social Justice
Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change
Farmworker Network for Economic & Environmental JusticeAllianceInternational
Just Transition Alliance; Comité de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas; Farm Worker Association of Florida; Confederación Nacional Campesina; Border Agricultural Workers Project; Unión Sin Fronteras; Farm Labor Organizing Committee; Washington Farmworkers Union