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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Minority rights  |  

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  |   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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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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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

TGIJP works in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen transgender, gender-variant, and intersex people for the fight against human rights abuses, imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures. They seek to create a world rooted in self- determination, freedom of expression, and gender justice. The mission of TGIJP is…

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial, social and economic justice. Therefore,…

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). We work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Our overall goal…

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Campaign  |   Advocacy  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

Black and Pink was founded in 2005 and is a national prison abolitionist organization dedicated to dismantling the criminal punishment system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by the system through advocacy, support, and organizing. Black and Pink is a national organization with a strong grassroots network…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Discrimination  |  

THE SHIFT recognizes housing as a human right, not a commodity or an extractive industry. The Shift restores the understanding of housing as home, challenging the ways financial actors undermine the right to housing. Using a human rights framework, The Shift provokes action to end homelessness, unaffordability, and evictions globally.The Shift is led by Leilani Farha, the…

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

LGBTQ Freedom Fund posts bail to secure the safety and liberty of individuals in U.S. jails and immigration facilities. We work to build a critical mass against the mass detention of LGBTQ individuals — a tangle of discrimination and poverty disproportionately puts them behind bars.

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