Emergent is a real-time rumor tracker. It’s part of a research project with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University that focuses on how unverified information and rumor are reported in the media. It aims to develop best practices for debunking misinformation.
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Dontcallthepolice.com is a national database of community-based alternatives to calling the police or 911, broken down by city. They provide emergency and crisis resources in the areas of housing, mental health, LGBTQ+, domestic violence & sexual assault, elders, substance abuse, and resources for victims of crime. This resource was created to ensure that people who need help know that they have non-violent options available to them. Dontcallthepolice.com accepts and welcomes community submissions!
The 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund (612人道支援基金) aims to provide humanitarian and relevant financial support to persons who are injured, arrested, attacked or threatened with violence during Anti–Extradition Law Amendment Bill (Anti-ELAB) protests. The Fund primarily provides legal, medical, psychological and emergency financial assistance.
Resistbot is a free service that uses text message to contact your elected representatives, get informed on elections, volunteer in your area, and learn about the issues happening around you.
Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.
Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is an organization that follows a rights-centered approach to help the democratization process in Ethiopia. CARD focuses on youth’s civic engagement, and promoting conflict-sensitive dialogue through informed freedom of expression, as well as combating disinformation, hate and dangerous speech. CARD is also dedicated grassroots empowerments of the…
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) is a non-for-profit, Ethiopian charitable association established in 1996. EWLA’s mission is to promote the economic, political, social and legal rights of women and to that end assist them to secure full protection of their rights under the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and other international human…
The Human Rights Council (HRCO) is a membership-based, non-partisan, non-political, non-governmental, not for profit and independent human rights group in Ethiopia. HRCO stands for democracy, the prevalence of the rule of law and respect of human rights in Ethiopia. From its inception on October 1991, HRCO remains the only human rights monitoring and reporting group…
The Action Network is a mission-driven organization dedicated to building online power for the progressive movement. You can use Action Network to:
- Organize people to take action online and offline
- Send mass email to recruit and mobilize new activists
- Engage activists with mobile messages
- Raise funds to fuel important work
- And much more!
Reading time: 3 minutes Our #FeaturedResourceFriday initiative highlights and reviews notable resources in our online library. In the spotlight today, are several honorary resources to tribute Pride which was last month. Intended for LGBTQ+ defenders, this activist toolkit provides a closer look at how U.S. embassies operate and how defenders can strategically approach, request, and access different types of…