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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  

Rights & Democracy Vermont’s mission is to bring people together to take action to build healthy communities and make the values of their communities guide the policies of our government. They are building a popular movement to advance rights and build a real democracy. They work in partnership with community groups, progressive unions, faith communities,…

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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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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Digital activism  |  

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.  AFSP creates…

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Coalition  |   Logistical support  |   Racial justice  |  

The North Star Health Collective’s organizing collective core includes health providers— physicians, nurses, healers, herbalists, doulas. Many of them are also long term community organizers with diverse experience across a range of social sectors—affordable housing, environmental justice, women’s health, human rights. They work in alliance with mainstream and anti-authoritarian organizations to create a safe and healthy events.…

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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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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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Tamaz Ezer from the Open Society Foundation’s Public Health Program discusses four key lessons obtained in collaborating with medical and law schools to develop 25 courses on human rights and patient care in nine countries: Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine and courses with a specific focus on human rights and access to medicines in another three countries: Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda.

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