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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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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

Founded by three black trans women in 2017 as Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, The Transgender District is the first legally recognized transgender district in the world. Originally named after the first documented uprising of transgender and queer people in United States history, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots of 1966, the district encompasses 6 blocks in the southeastern Tenderloin and crosses…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  

As the largest privately funded agency in the Americas offering free help to homeless kids, Covenant House provides 24/7 crisis care and on-going support for kids and teenagers in need of a safe place to go.

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