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Campaign  |   Advocacy  |   Civil and political rights  |  

The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression was founded in 1973 in Chicago, Illinois to mount organized action against unjust treatment of individuals because of race or political beliefs. Its founding grew out of the struggle to free Angela Davis from a racist frame-up on murder charges surrounding the aborted attempt by Jonathan Jackson…

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Think tank  |   Capacity building  |   Minority rights  |  

Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is the only premier uniquely and unapologetically Black think and do tank in America powered by two decades of work to end the Black HIV epidemic and led by people who represent the issues they serve. BAI sources their capacity building, mobilization, policy, and advocacy…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  

The Dream Defenders is a multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in their communities to advance a new vision for the state. Their agenda is called the Freedom Papers. Through it, they are advancing their vision of safety and security – away from prisons, deportation, and war – and towards…

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NGO  |   Education  |   Economic and social rights  |  

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly…

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#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating…

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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Minority rights  |  

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 1.7 million members, they move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Color of…

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The Minnesota Department of Human Rights envisions a world where everyone can lead full lives, rich with dignity and joy. They protect the civil rights of Minnesotans through the Minnesota Human Rights Act to ensure everyone can live free from discrimination. As Minnesota’s communities grow older and the population becomes more racially diverse, the Minnesota Department of…

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First Nations Development Institute’s mission is to strengthen American Indian economies to support healthy Native communities. We invest in and create innovative institutions and models that strengthen asset control and support economic development for American Indian people and their communities. With the support of individuals, foundations, corporate and tribal donors, First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The CSVANW’s mission is to stop violence against Native women and children by advocating for social change in their communities. The CSVANW takes ownership and responsibility for the future of Native women and children by providing support, education, and advocacy using their strengths, power and unity to create violence-free communities. CSVANW is an award winning organization…

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