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Founded in 1917, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, they nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Minority rights  |  

Puente Movement is a grassroots migrant justice organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. They develop, educate, and empower migrant communities to protect and defend their families and themselves in order to enhance the quality of life of their community members.

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Racial justice  |  

Partners for Dignity & Rights (formerly National Economic and Social Rights Initiative) envisions a just world where everyone is treated with dignity, everyone’s human needs are met, and everyone can thrive and reach their full potential. They work to build this world by addressing the harms of the past, ensuring people have a meaningful role in…

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Coalition  |   Networking/connecting  |   Women's rights  |  

SISTA FIRE is a small and growing network of women of color from across Rhode Island, which seeks to support and nurture women of color to come together to build their collective power for social, economic and political transformation. SISTA FIRE aims to nurture a movement building culture in Rhode Island which centers the experience and leadership…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Rights of other vulnerable groups  |  

The Best Practices Policy Project (BPPP) is dedicated to supporting organizations and advocates working with sex workers, people in the sex trade and related communities in the United States. They produce materials for policy environments, address research and academic concerns and provide organizations and advocates with technical assistance. Everything that they do is guided by principles that…

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Desiree Alliance is a national coalition of current and former sex workers working together with supporting networks for an improved understanding of sexual policies and the human, social and political impacts of criminalization surrounding sex work.  Their priorities are building local, regional, and national leadership to constructively advocate sex workers’ human, health, labor, and civil…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Racial justice  |  

The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), formed in December of 2014, was created as a space for Black organizations across the country to debate and discuss the current political conditions, develop shared assessments of what political interventions were necessary in order to achieve key policy, cultural and political wins, convene organizational leadership in order to…

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Campaign  |   Advocacy  |   Racial justice  |  

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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NGO  |   Financial support  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

The TWOC Solidarity Network upholds the self determination of Two-Spirit, Trans Women and Femmes of color and creates opportunities to exercise collective and community care. The fund is one element of how they are confronting the systemic economic disempowerment and violence that Two-Spirit, Trans Women and Femmes of Color face in their region. They know…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

TWOCC’s work is led by the narratives, leadership and voices of community members who exist at the nexus of state sanctioned violence; sex workers, poor people, homeless people and folk experiencing housing insecurity, folks deeply entrenched in complex, seemingly inescapable traumatic environments. Through healing and restorative justice, they are building a network of trans, non-binary…

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