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The ILRC seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. The ILRC trains attorneys, paralegals, and community-based advocates who work with immigrants around the country. They inform the media, elected officials, and public to shape effective and just immigration policy and law. Their staff works with grassroots immigrant organizations to promote civic engagement and social change.

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Some U.S. Embassies Are Celebrating LGBTQ Pride, Defying the Government’s Wishes

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…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The CSVANW’s mission is to stop violence against Native women and children by advocating for social change in their communities. The CSVANW takes ownership and responsibility for the future of Native women and children by providing support, education, and advocacy using their strengths, power and unity to create violence-free communities. CSVANW is an award winning organization…

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The Mayan League is a Maya organization whose purpose is to promote, preserve, and transmit the cosmovision and worldview, culture, history, and contributions of our ancestors and the values of their traditional knowledge and stewardship of the earth into solutions and actions against current threats and violations affecting their peoples, the earth, and humanity. They…

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Organization logo: International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), an autonomous and financially independent entity, works with the global legal community to promote and protect human rights and the independence of the legal profession worldwide.

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Organization logo: International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) assists societies confronting massive human rights abuses to promote accountability, pursue truth, provide reparations, and build trustworthy institutions. Committed to the vindication of victims’ rights and the promotion of gender justice, we provide expert technical advice, policy analysis, and comparative research on transitional justice approaches, including criminal prosecutions, reparations…

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Organization logo: The Protection Project (TPP)

The Protection Project (TPP) is a human rights research institute which focuses on promoting human rights around the world, fostering the growth of civil society, combating trafficking in persons, and advancing human rights education and the protection of minority groups. TPP’s activities include advising foreign governments on how to effectively legislate against trafficking in persons…

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Organization logo: Urban Refugees

Urban Refugees supports refugee-led organizations to develop their capacity to organize, plan and advocate for themselves. Urban Refugees also uses a collective impact strategy to create global connections between NGOs, academics, refugee-led organizations, urban designers, the private sector and donors, to help them share best practices and work together towards shared goals. Urban Refugees also…

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Organization logo: Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR)

Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is a non-profit organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia, working to strengthen accountability and respect for human rights in the Asia Pacific region. AJAR focuses its work in countries attempting to build a stable democratic base following prolonged conflict, dictatorships and authoritarian regimes. AJAR believes that peace and democracy can only…

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