Eri-Platform, an international non-profit association, avails a forum for inclusive dialogue on important national, regional and international issues and events affecting Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. It advocates positive national conversation through online discussions and in-person seminars, to help mediate conflict, bridge divides, cultivate a shared vision in the pursuit of common goals among…
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WALHI works for the realization of a just and democratic social, economic and political order that ensures the people’s rights to healthy and sustainable sources of life and environment.
Conectas´ mission is to promote the realization of human rights and consolidation of the Rule of Law in the Global South – Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things,…
This toolkit represents the work and thinking of 15 grassroots organizations with Asian American bases living in the most precarious margins of power: low-income tenants, youth, undocumented immigrants, low-wage workers, refugees, women and girls, and queer and trans people. It reflects their experiences with criminalization, deportation, homophobia, xenophobia and Islamo-racism, war, gender violence, poverty, and worker exploitation. All of the modules are designed to begin with people’s lived experiences, and to build structural awareness of why those experiences are happening, and how they are tied to the oppression of others. By highlighting the role of people’s resistance both past and present, the toolkit also seeks to build hope and a commitment to political struggle.
Today’s environmental challenges are greater than ever. But we live in a country of strong environmental laws—and Earth Justice holds those who break our nation’s laws accountable for their actions. As the nation’s original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization, Earth Justice leverages its expertise and commitment to fight for justice and advance the promise…
This handbook is written to be a practical guide for community residents who want to know how the environmental laws can be used to promote environmental justice in their communities. It focuses on opportunities, legal rules, and tools that community residents have under environmental laws to protect their health, the health of their families and neighbors, and their environment.
Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) provides legal support to Baltimore communities as they exercise their civil liberties protesting against injustices rooted in structural racism and economic inequality. BALT exercises a community lawyering approach because they believe that communities’ organizing efforts should drive legal advocacy. They support and advance mass defense employing a human rights and…
Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education.