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Community Connections for YouthCommunity Connections for Youth (CCFY) is a New-York based nonprofit organization, whose mission is to mobilize indigenous faith and neighborhood organizations to develop effective community-based alternative-to-incarceration programs for youth. CCFY believes that increasing local community capacity to work with youth in the justice system is the key to reducing youth crime and delinquency, and improving long-term life outcomes for youth.Anti-IncarcerationBronx, NYhttps://cc-fy.org/
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Close RikersThe #CLOSErikers campaign, led by JustLeadershipUSA, in partnership with the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice, was formed in 2016 to break the political gridlock and achieve real solutions that are guided by directly impacted communities. By closing Rikers, New York City can focus on healing and rebuilding the communities where Rikers has brought suffering. The campaign to #CLOSErikers is calling for New Yorkers to boldly reimagine the city’s failed criminal justice system and become a national leader in ending mass incarceration.Anti-IncarcerationNew York, NYhttp://www.closerikers.org/
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Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement The goal of the Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (CAIC) is sweeping reform of New York’s use of solitary confinement and other forms of extreme isolation in state prisons and local jails. Anti-IncarcerationNew York, NYhttp://nycaic.org/
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Release Aging People from PrisonRAPP's aim is to promote and witness a process and procedure established whereby elderly people incarcerated in New York State, who have already served considerable time behind the walls and are no longer a threat to public saftey are given fair and inclusive release consideration.Anti-IncarcerationNew Yorkhttp://rappcampaign.com/
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Reentry RocksOur mission is to spread awareness, create societal and institutional change, and support women coming home from incarceration through strengths-based, creative programming.Anti-IncarcerationBronx, NYhttp://www.reentryrocks.org/
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Education from the Inside Out CoalitionThe Education from the Inside Out Coalition is a national, nonpartisan collaborative of advocates working to remove barriers to higher education facing students while they are in prison and once they come home.Anti-IncarcerationNew York, NYhttp://www.eiocoalition.org/
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National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls (NCIFIWG)The Council is engaging formerly incarcerated and currently incarcerated women and girls in federal and state prisons, county and state jails, and immigrant detention centers.Anti-IncarcerationBoston, MAhttp://thecouncil.us/
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Legal Services for Prisoners with ChildrenLSPC organizes communities impacted by the criminal justice system and advocates to release incarcerated people, to restore human and civil rights and to reunify families and communities. We build public awareness of structural racism in policing, the courts and prison system and we advance racial and gender justice in all our work.

Our strategies include legal support, trainings, advocacy, public education, grassroots mobilization and developing community partnerships.
Anti-IncarcerationSan Francisco, CAhttp://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/
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Parole Preparation ProjectThe Parole Preparation Project collaborates with and advocates for parole-eligible people serving life sentences in New York State prisons. We train volunteers to work alongside parole applicants, many of whom have spent decades in prison and have been repeatedly denied parole, despite their eligibility for release.Anti-IncarcerationNew York City, NYhttp://parolepreparationprojectny.tumblr.com/
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Milk Not JailsMilk Not Jails is a volunteer-run, grassroots campaign working to build a new urban-rural alliance in New York State. We are urban and rural residents, prison justice activists, farmers, artists, formerly incarcerated people, local food enthusiasts, and prison families who believe that one important way to fix a dysfunctional prison system that plagues both rural and urban people and spaces is to build grassroots alliances amongst urban and rural communities.Anti-IncarcerationBrooklyn, NYhttps://milknotjails.wordpress.com
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Project NIAProject NIA offers a new way of thinking about crime and violence. We use the principles of participatory community justice – often called restorative or transformative justice – which has been shown to meet the needs of victims, reduce recidivism, and improve satisfaction with the legal system.Anti-IncarcerationNew York, NYhttp://www.project-nia.org/
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Coalition for Women PrisonersThe Coalition for Women Prisoners is a statewide alliance of over 1,700 individuals and 100 organizations dedicated to making the criminal justice system more responsive to the needs and rights of women. We work together to promote criminal justice policies and practices that make sense for women, that raise the standard of living for all, and that strengthen families and communities.Anti-IncarcerationNew York, NYhttp://www.correctionalassociation.org/coalition/coalition-for-women-prisoners
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Detroit Area Restorative Justice CenterThe Detroit Area Restorative Justice Center is a network of individuals working collectively to encourage accountability and respect within ourselves, our neighborhoods, and our communities through building relationships, offering resources and training, and repairing of harm that has occurred between people in order to promote peace, transformation, and healing.Anti-IncarcerationDetroit, MIhttps://detroitrjcenter.wordpress.com/
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Drive Change NYCOur mission is to use the food truck workplace to run a 1-year Fellowship for young people returning home from jail/prison so they can obtain preferential employment and educational opportunities. Anti-Incarceration, YouthBrooklyn, NYhttp://drivechangenyc.org/
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Undoing Racism Internship Project (URIP)The Undoing Racism Internship Project (URIP) aims to collectively unite the NY-based Schools of Social Work to organize for a stronger anti-racist, anti-oppressive lens in our curriculum.Anti-RacismNew York City, NYhttp://www.urip-ny.org/
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Steps to End Family ViolenceSTEPS to End Violence (STEPS) is a holistic program of services for victims of gender-based violence with a focus on prevention, intervention, and policy advocacy.Anti-ViolenceNew York, NYhttp://www.egscf.org/programs/steps/
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Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE)The Center for Anti-violence Education (CAE) works as a catalyst for change in the lives of women, LGBT people, teen women, children, and other communities especially affected by violence. CAE’s programs are designed to develop participants’ skills, knowledge, and awareness to enable them to heal from, prevent, and counter violence. We do this work to actively create a peaceful, just, and equitable world.
Anti-ViolenceBrooklyn, NYhttp://caeny.org/
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Theater of the Oppressed NYCThrough partnerships with social service organizations and city agencies, Theatre of the Oppressed NYC (TONYC) creates theatre troupes with community members who face pressing social, economic, health, and human rights issues. The troupes create and perform plays based on real life struggles, which engage diverse audiences in theatrical brainstorming or Forum Theatre to spark creative change on the individual, community and political levels.Arts New York City, NYhttp://www.tonyc.nyc/
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Black Organizing for Leadership and DignityBOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity) is a national Leadership Training Program designed to help rebuild Black (African-American, Caribbean, African, Afro-Latino) social justice infrastructure in order to organize Black communities more effectively and re-center Black leadership in the U.S. social justice movement.Black CommunitiesWashington, DChttp://boldorganizing.org/
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Echoing IdaAmplifying the voices of Black women and nonbinary writers.Black Communities, WomenOakland, CAhttp://echoingida.org/
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Family Defense CenterThe Family Defense Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advocate justice for families in the child welfare system. We advocate for families who need our help the most: families threatened with losing their children to foster care.Child Welfare and Familieshttp://www.familydefensecenter.net/
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We the People of DetroitWe the People of Detroit is dedicated to community coalition building and to the provision of resources that inform, train and mobilize the citizens of Detroit to improve their quality of life.Community OrganizingDetroit, MIhttps://wethepeopleofdetroit.com/
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Mayday SpaceThe Mayday Community Space is a multi-story organizing center on St Nicholas Ave and Mayday Bar is on nearby Starr St. Mayday is both a neighborhood resource and a citywide destination for engaging programming, a home for radical thought and debate, and a welcoming gathering place for people to work, learn, drink, dance and build together.Community OrganizingBrooklyn, NYhttps://maydayspace.org/
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Sheltering ArmsSheltering Arms serves 20,000 vulnerable New York City children and families every year with programs that educate, develop, and strengthen clients abilities, so they can reach the greatest heights of their potential, in spite of the challenges they face living in low income communities.Community OrganizingFar Rockaway, NYhttp://shelteringarmsny.org/
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Korean American Family Service CenterKAFSC is a community-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower individuals, children, and families in the New York tri-state area to lead safe and healthy lives with dignity through counseling, education, advocacy and support services.Community OrganizingFlushing, NYhttp://kafsc.org/
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Detroit Eviction DefenseDetroit Eviction Defense is a coalition of homeowners, union members, faith-based activists, community advocates, and allied groups united in the struggle against foreclosure and eviction. We believe that affordable housing is a human right, the foundation of a viable community.Community OrganizingDetroit, MIhttp://www.detroitevictiondefense.net/
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Brooklyn Movement CenterThe Brooklyn Movement Center (BMC) is a membership-led, direct-action, community organizing body based in Central Brooklyn (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights and the surrounding area). We bring together residents to develop local leadership, identify important issues in their lives, win concrete improvements in the community, and build power. BMC is staffed by local organizers, supported by members, governed by a community-based board of directors, and guided by campaign working groups made up of organizational leaders.Community OrganizingBrooklyn, NYhttp://brooklynmovementcenter.org/
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East Harlem PreservationEast Harlem Preservation, Inc. (EHP) is a volunteer advocacy organization founded in 2005 to preserve and promote the neighborhood’s history and culture. We provide news and updates on large-scale development, displacement and other issues of public concern to residents and stakeholders in East Harlem/El Barrio and surrounding areas. Our website and e-newsletter also help promote the work of local nonprofit cultural, educational, health, economic development, and environmental organizations. EHP also conducts educational walking tours and hosts public forums, film screenings and other events.Community OrganizingEast Harlem, NYhttp://eastharlempreservation.org/
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Make the RoadMake the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.Community Organizing, Latinx CommunitiesNew York, NY (Different Boroughs)http://www.maketheroadny.org/
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Community Voices HeardCommunity Voices Heard (CVH) is a member-led multi-racial organization, principally women of color and low-income families in New York State that builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for all. We accomplish this through grassroots organizing, leadership development, policy changes, and creating new models of direct democracy.Community Organizing, Women, Working Class and Poor PeopleNew York, NYhttp://www.cvhaction.org/
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Police Reform Organizing ProjectExposing discriminatory and abusive practices of the NYPD, that routinely and disproportionately affect our city's low-income communities and people of color.Criminal Justice SystemNew York, NYhttp://www.policereformorganizingproject.org/
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Albert Cobarrubias Justice ProjectThe Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project (ACJP) — comprised of a network of families, organizers, and advocates — is a community organizing model aimed at equipping impacted communities with the tools and information needed to meaningfully impact their local criminal justice system.Criminal Justice SystemSan Jose, CAhttps://acjusticeproject.org/
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Center for Constitutional RightsThe Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.Criminal Justice SystemNew York City, NYhttp://ccrjustice.org/
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Day OneDay One partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development.Domestic and Intimate Partner ViolenceNew York City, NYhttp://www.dayoneny.org/
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Violence Intervention ProgramViolence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) is a community based non-profit organization dedicated to the eradication of domestic and intimate partner violence. Established in 1984 as an East Harlem initiative, VIP fills a gap in services to Latina survivors and their children in a culturally competent environment that is supportive, non-judgmental, and respects each victim’s right to self-determination. Domestic and Intimate Partner ViolenceNew York, NYhttp://www.vipmujeres.org/
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Domestic Violence Project at Urban Justice CenterThe Domestic Violence Project (DVP) is a passionate group of attorneys and social workers coming together to provide holistic civil legal and clinical services to victims of domestic violence. We serve all victims, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, socioeconomic status, immigration status, age or otherwise. Domestic and Intimate Partner ViolenceNew York City, NYhttp://dvp.urbanjustice.org/
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Victim Rights Law CenterThe Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is leading a new response to sexual violence. Founded as the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims, the VRLC is the leader in representing sexual assault victims within the civil context.Domestic and Intimate Partner ViolenceBoston and Portlandhttp://www.victimrights.org/
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National Center on Domenstic and Sexual ViolenceNCDSV designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.Domestic and Sexual ViolenceAustin, TXhttp://www.ncdsv.org/
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Lower East Side Harm Reduction CenterLower East Side Harm Reduction Center is a culturally diverse, community-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, HCV and other drug-related harm among injection drug users and the community. Drug-related Harm ReductionNew York City, NYhttp://www.leshrc.org/
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UproseWelcome to UPROSE! We are an intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally-recognized community organization that promotes sustainability and resiliency through community organizing, education, leadership development and cultural/artistic expression in Brooklyn, NYEnvironmental and Climate JusticeBronx, NYhttp://uprose.org/
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Child Welfare Organizing ProjectCWOP puts heat on the child welfare system, demanding accountability and change; hope to disenfranchised families already impacted by the system; and help for parents to become organizers, leaders, and advocates.Families and ChildrenNew York, NYhttp://www.cwop.org/
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New York FoundlingEstablished in 1869, our vision is a community where every person, regardless of background or circumstance, enjoys the safe, stable, and supportive relationships needed to reach his or her full potential. To achieve this, we provide evidence-based and evidence-informed programs that focus on keeping families together, preventing abuse and neglect, providing academic support for children, and giving people with developmental disabilities the tools and training they need to lead independent lives.Families and Children, People with DisabilitiesNew York, NYhttps://www.nyfoundling.org
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Detroit Black Community Food Security NetworkThe Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN) was formed in February 2006 to address food insecurity in Detroit’s Black community, and to organize members of that community to play a more active leadership role in the local food security movement. Food Security and Access, Black CommunitiesDetroit, MIhttp://detroitblackfoodsecurity.org/
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Kelly Street GardenThe Kelly Street Garden is a plan to bring fresh fruits and vegetables into the South Bronx. Our initiative begins with working alongside residents in Kelly Street, to grow their own fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers in a sustainable and pesticide free environment. We are also actively participating and engaging in community forums, resident to resident dialogues, research and seeking partnerships to expand our initiative to the surrounding community who struggle to access nutritional and affordable food.Food Security and AccessBronx, NYhttp://www.kellystgreen.com/
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El Barrio UniteTo protect the residents of the East Harlem from predatory developers that threaten the decay of the community and living environment through gentrification, displacement, tax increases, exploitation and greed. GentrificationEast Harlem, NYhttp://www.elbarriounite.org/
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Housing WorksHousing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.HIV/AIDS AffectedNew York City, NYhttp://www.housingworks.org/
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Picture the HomelessPicture the Homeless is an organization founded on the principle that in order to end homelessness, people who are homeless must become an organized, effective voice for systemic change.HomelessnessNew York City, NYhttp://picturethehomeless.org/
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Covenant HouseCovenant House provides a community of hope and healing to homeless young people in need of a safe haven. For kids who have run away from or been forced out of their family home or aged out of foster care, Covenant House provides a temporary home and a continuum of services designed to help them escape the streets forever and transition to a life with stable housing, a solid educational foundation, and sustained employment.Homelessness, YouthNew York, NYhttps://www.covenanthouse.org
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Restore NED DetroitRestore NED is a coalition of block clubs and neighborhood organizations, established in 2011 to lead an independent land­ use visioning process. We began by surveying every parcel of land in District 3 and produced maps of our findings. Through 40 community meetings, residents identified challenges and opportunities in District 3, building a powerful vision for how the creation and maintenance of public green spaces can fuel our revitalization.Housing and Land UseDetroit, MIhttp://restorened.org/
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Flatbush Tenant CouncilThe Flatbush Tenant Coalition is a member-led group of tenant associations in Flatbush, East Flatbush, and South Crown Heights working collectively to build tenant power. Acting together, we advocate to improve the lives of tenants so families have safe, decent, and affordable housing. We organize and support tenant associations and develop tenant leaders. We educate tenants about their rights and how to organize to make change. We take united action in campaigns to strengthen tenant rights in NYC and across the state. Working together to build tenant power, we help to create a more just and equitable society. Housing and Land UseBrooklyn, NYhttps://flatbushpower.org/
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Urban Homestead Assistance BoardUHAB empowers low- to moderate-income residents to take control of their housing and enhance communities by creating strong tenant associations and lasting affordable co-ops.Housing and Land UseHarlem, NYhttp://uhab.org/
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ICE-FREE NYCThe ICE-FREE NYC campaign is comprised of New Yorkers of all backgrounds who want Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) completely out of our city.ImmigrationNew York City, NYhttp://icefreenyc.com/
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Families for FreedomFounded in September 2002, Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation. We are immigrant prisoners (detainees), former immigrant prisoners, their loved ones, or individuals at risk of deportation. We come from dozens of countries, across continents. FFF seeks to repeal the laws that are tearing apart our homes and neighborhoods; and to build the power of immigrant communities as communities of color, to provide a guiding voice in the growing movement for immigrant rights as human rights.ImmigrationNew York, NYhttp://familiesforfreedom.org/
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Central American Legal AssistanceCentral American Legal Assistance (CALA) provides free or low-cost legal services to New York’s immigrant community. Our mission is to protect and defend Central and South American asylum-seekers and to expand the civil rights of all immigrantsImmigrationBrooklyn, NYhttp://www.centralamericanlegal.info/
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Black Alliance for Just ImmigrationThe Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) believes that a thriving multiracial democracy requires racial, social and economic justice for all. African Americans and black immigrants are stronger together and we can win by becoming leaders in the fight against structural racism and systemic discrimination. BAJI was formed to bring Black voices together to advocate for equality and justice in our laws and our communities.ImmigrationBrooklyn, NYhttp://blackalliance.org/
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The New York Immigration CoalitionThe New York Immigration Coalition aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. The NYIC promotes immigrants’ full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.Immigration
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New York State Youth Leadership CouncilThe NYSYLC is an undocumented youth led organization. We organize to empower ourselves and our communities. We believe that education is a right, and we work to create opportunities for undocumented youth to achieve all of their goals. ImmigrationNew York Statehttps://www.nysylc.org/
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Coalition for Humane Immigrant RightsCHIRLA’s mission is to achieve a just society fully inclusive of immigrants. CHIRLA organizes and serves individuals, institutions and coalitions to build power, transform public opinion, and change policies to achieve full human, civil and labor rights.ImmigrationLos Angeles, CAhttp://www.chirla.org/
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Border AngelsBorder Angels is an all volunteer, non profit organisation that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border. ImmigrationSan Diego, CAhttp://www.borderangels.org/
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Immigrant Defense ProjectThe Immigrant Defense Project promotes fundamental fairness for immigrants accused or convicted of crimes. We seek to minimize the harsh and disproportionate immigration consequences of contact with the criminal justice system by 1) working to transform unjust deportation laws and policies through impact litigation and advocacy;and 2) educating and advising immigrants, their criminal defenders, and other advocates.Immigration, Criminal Justice SystemNew York City, NYhttp://www.immdefense.org/
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Critical ResistanceCritical Resistance (CR) is building a member-led and member-run grassroots movement to challenge the use of punishment to “cure” complicated social problems. IncarcerationNYC, California, Portlandhttp://criticalresistance.org/donate/
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Center for Community AlternativesThe Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.Anti-incarcerationNew Yorkhttp://communityalternatives.org/
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National Day Laborer Organizing NetworkNDLON improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, search NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, site mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights. NDLON fosters safer, more humane environments for day laborers, both men and women, to earn a living, contribute to society, and integrate into the community.Labor OrganizingLos Angeles, CAhttp://www.ndlon.org/
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Retail Action ProjectThe Retail Action Project (RAP) is a member-based organization with the mission of building worker power, elevating industry standards, and promoting family-sustaining jobs. We achieve this through engaging in collective action, highlighting worker voices, growing member professional capacity, and nurturing leadership.Labor OrganizingNew York City, NYhttp://retailactionproject.org/about/
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BrandworkersBrandworkers is a non-profit organization bringing local food production workers together for good jobs and a sustainable food system. Your support helps the workers we all depend on lead their own campaigns for just, wholesome, and local food.Labor OrganizingLong Island City, NYhttps://www.brandworkers.org/
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Council on American Islamic RelationsCAIR'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. Muslim CommunitiesWashington, DChttps://www.cair.com/
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CAAV Organizing Asian CommunitiesCAAAV Organizing Asian Communities works to build grassroots community power across diverse poor and working class Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City.Poor and Working Class Communities, Asian CommunitiesNew York City, NYhttp://caaav.org/
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Trans LifelineTrans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might haveQueer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesSan Francisco, CAhttp://www.translifeline.org/
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National Queer Asian Pacific Islander AllianceThe National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. We seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge homophobia and racism.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesNew York, NYhttp://www.nqapia.org/
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Brooklyn Community Pride CenterThe Brooklyn Community Pride Center provides support and services to the borough’s LGBT+ community through original programming and partnerships with existing organizations.

Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesBrooklyn, NYhttp://lgbtbrooklyn.org/
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Sylvia Rivera Law ProjectThe 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.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesNew York City, NYhttp://srlp.org/
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New York City Anti-Violence ProjectWe empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesNew York City, NYhttp://avp.org/
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Trans Pride InitiativeTrans Pride Initiative is working to provide assistance and support for transgender, transsexual, and gender nonconforming persons in areas of healthcare, housing, employment, education, and public accommodations.

Our initial efforts are focusing on healthcare and housing issues and assistance.
Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesDallas, TXhttp://tpride.org/
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National Center for Transgender EqualityThe National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people.

By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation's capital and around the country.
Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesWashington D.C.http://www.transequality.org/
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TGI JusticeThe Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project, (TGIJP) a groundbreaking member-led social justice organization, is seeking a highly organized, passionate person to serve as its Operations Coordinator. This position will primarily be responsible for coordinating office management and administrative tasks for TGIJP’s daily operations.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesSan Francisco, CAhttp://www.tgijp.org/
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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
The mission of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) is to promote safety, support and healthy development for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, in Illinois schools and communities, through advocacy, education, youth organizing and research.
Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) CommunitiesChicago, ILhttp://illinoissafeschools.org/
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Black and PinkBlack & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. We are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, Anti-IncarcerationMultiple chaptershttp://www.blackandpink.org/
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Queer Detainee Empowerment ProjectThe Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) is an Alternative to Detention Program (ATD), that works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non- Conforming, HIV+ detainees and their families currently in detention centers and those that are recently released from detention centers, seeking status in the United States.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, Anti-IncarcerationNew York City, NYhttp://www.qdep.org/
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Streetwise and Safe (Closed)SAS builds and shares leadership, skills, knowledge and community among LGBTQ youth of color who experience gender-based violence and discriminatory policing practices, particularly in the context of the policing of poverty and homelessness.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, Communities of ColorNew York City, NYhttp://streetwiseandsafe.org/
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Peter Cicchino Youth ProjectThe Peter Cicchino Youth Project works to interrupt the cycles of poverty and criminalization that prevent homeless and street-involved young people from living fulfilling lives free from discrimination, abuse, and oppression. Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, HomelessnessNew York City, NYhttps://pcyp.urbanjustice.org/
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El/LaEl/La is an organization for transgender Latinas (TransLatinas) that works to build collective vision and action to promote our survival and improve our quality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, Latinx CommunitiesSan Francisco, CAhttp://ellaparatranslatinas.yolasite.com/
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Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender DiversityThe Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity (MASGD) works to support, empower and connect LGBTQ Muslims. We seek to challenge root causes of oppression, including misogyny and xenophobia. We aim to increase the acceptance of gender and sexual diversity within Muslim communities, and to promote a progressive understanding of Islam that is centered on inclusion, justice, and equality.Queer (LGBTQIAGNC) Communities, Muslim CommunitiesWashington DChttp://muslimalliance.org/
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The Doula ProjectThe Doula Project is an NYC-based organization that provides free compassionate care and emotional, physical, and informational support to pregnant people across the spectrum of choice.Reproductive JusticeNew York City, NYhttp://www.doulaproject.org/
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Ancient Song Doula ServicesAncient Song Doula Services was Founded in the Fall of 2008 with the goal to offer quality Doula Services to Women of Color and Low Income Families who otherwise would not be able to afford Doula Care. Over the course of six years we have grown to offer trainings and workshops, midwifery care, well woman services, and advocacy through community engagement and campaigns to address the lack of resources to communities of color.Reproductive JusticeBrooklyn, NYhttp://www.ancientsongdoulaservices.com/
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Sister SongSisterSong is a Southern based, national membership organization; our purpose is to build an effective network of individuals and organizations to improve institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities.Reproductive JusticeAtlanta, Georgiahttp://sistersong.net/
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Vermont Access to Reproductive FreedomVermont Access to Reproductive Freedom is a grassroots organization that works to ensure women have the right to control what happens to their health and bodies, this includes access to abortion. Vermont Access provides critical support services for women across Vermont. Reproductive JusticeVermonthttp://www.vermontaccess.org/
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La Frontera FundOur Mission: To provide practical support to people seeking abortions in the Rio Grande Valley and to Rio Grande Valley residents who travel to other clinics in Texas. Reproductive JusticeTexashttps://lafronterafund.org
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Sadie Nash Leadership ProjectSadie Nash Leadership Project was founded in 2001 to promote leadership and activism among young women. The program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world. By increasing the participation of women in social, political, and economic decision-making, SNLP seeks to question and redefine the nature of leadership and to promote perspectives and practices that are cooperative, accountable, ethical, and effective.Women, YouthNew York City, NYhttp://www.sadienash.org/
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The DoorThe Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment.YouthNew York, NYhttp://www.door.org/
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The PointTHE POINT Community Development Corporation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. We work with our neighbors to celebrate the life and art of our community, an area traditionally defined solely in terms of its poverty, crime rate, poor schools and substandard housing. We believe the area’s residents, their talents and aspirations, are THE POINT’s greatest assets. YouthBronx, NYhttp://thepoint.org/
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