APLA Health’s mission and vision is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. APLA Health is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps vulnerable populations seek access to free or low-cost healthcare. These services ranges from HIV Support Services, Primary &…
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El Closet de Sor Juana es una asociación civil lésbico feminista, orientada a la defensa y promoción de los derechos humanos de las mujeres, especialmente de aquellas que viven discriminación por su orientación sexual y su identidad de género. Sus objetivos son: Fortalecer la visión feminista en el trabajo de las organizaciones lésbicas del país. Generar estrategias…
Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
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.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
The Natalia Project is the world’s first alarm and positioning system for human rights defenders at risk. The participants wear the Natalia Project alarm on their wrists. In case of an attack, a pull of the wristband activates the alarm upon which a distress signal is sent to Civil Rights Defenders headquarters in Stockholm. The signal is then verified by people on the ground.
CamASEAN has mission of combating discrimination against minority diversity people include LGBT, young girls live with HIV/AIDs, sex workers, drug user, disable girls, widow/single mothers, elderly, indigenous and other ethnic people in Cambodia.
Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is an advocacy organization facilitating grassroots participation by empowering local communities through education of their civil and political rights. It facilitates constructive interaction between Cambodian civil society and the international community in order to advocate the progressive realization of Cambodian human rights.