• Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Nationwide

    *President Trump has just announced the end of DACA. Tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Dream Act of 2017 to protect the 800,000 young people affected

     

    *Click-to-Tweet Attorneys General involved in Texas v. U.S., advocating an end to DACA

    HIAS

    Website | Donate | Volunteer

    Oldest international migration and refugee resettlement agency in the US, with offices in NYC and Washington, DC.

     

    Immigrant Defense Project

    Website | Donate | Jobs, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
    Aims to secure fairness and justice for immigrants in the US and end the current era of mass deportation; works through impact litigation, advocacy, alliance building and education

     

    Immigration Equality

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Internships & Jobs
    Supports LGBTQ immigrant rights, advocates for people from around the world fleeing violence and abuse “because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status”

     

    International Refugee Assistance Project

    Website | Donate | Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

    Organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons; mobilizes direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy

     

    International Rescue Committee

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Global organization that provides aid/resettlement services to refugees, including training in job readiness/financial literacy, English skills, and guidance through the naturalization process

     

    Islamic Relief USA

    Website | Donate | Volunteer

    Nonprofit organization collaborating relief organizations, and funding projects both domestic and international

     

    National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)

    Website | Donate | Join Action Team

    Dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers; based in Chicago, Indiana, and Washington, DC

     

     

    National Immigration Law Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer & Job Positions | Training Information
    Dedicated to fighting for the rights of low-income immigrants and their family members through litigation, policy analysis and advocacy

     

    National Immigration Forum

    Website | Donate
    Leading immigrant advocacy group that offers various programs to integrate immigrants into the workforce and obtain US citizenship

     

    Immigrant Legal Resource Center

    Website | Donate
    National nonprofit promoting and defending immigrant rights with specific focuses on asylum, DACA/DAPA, and assistance with U Visas/T Visas/VAWA, provides basic immigration law course and a series of recorded webinars as resources

     

    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

    Website | Donate | Become a Member
    Trains and provides attorneys, advocates and paralegals around the country on the specifics of immigrant right laws and policies

     

    Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Works to protect the best interests of children who come to the US on their own

  • Civil Rights

    Nationwide

    American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)

    Website | Donate | Find Your Local Chapter

    Organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent; founded by former US Senator James Abourezk

     

    American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

    Website | Donate | Get Involved | ACLU Apps to Record Police Conduct by State
    Works to defend individual rights and liberties granted by the US Constitution

     

    Black Youth Project 100

    Website | Donate
    Activist member-based organization of black 18-35 year olds, dedicated to promoting justice for all black people

     

    Campaign Zero

    Website | Donate | Get Involved
    Grassroots organization of advocates for policy solutions to end police violence in the US

     

    Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

    Website | Donate | Find Your Local Chapter
    America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization

     

    Equal Justice Society

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Opportunities
    Transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social sciences, and the arts

     

    Integrated Schools

    Website | Take the Two Tour Pledge
    Grassroots organization working for racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse schools

     

    Jewish Voice for Peace

    Website | Donate | Become a Member | Join or Start a Chapter
    Grassroots Jewish social justice organization dedicated to the rights of Jews, Palestinians, and all peoples in the Middle East and the rejection of anti-Semitism in all forms

     

    National Assn. for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    Website | Donate | Find Your Local Chapter
    Works to promote civil rights of people of color and to eliminate race-based discrimination, programs focus on civic engagement, environmental/climate justice, federal advocacy, health, economic opportunity, and criminal justice

     

    NAACP Legal Defense Fund

    Website | Donate & Get Involved

    Civil rights law firm fighting for racial justice through litigation, advocacy and education

     

    National Council of Jewish Women

    Website | Donate | Join | Find Your Local Affiliate
    Faith-based volunteer organization working to improve the quality of life for women, children, and families to ensure individual rights and freedoms

     

    Native American Rights Fund

    Website | Donate
    Provides legal assistance to Native tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide

     

    Showing Up for Racial Justice

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Find an Event
    National network organizing white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability

     

    Southern Poverty Law Center

    Website | Donate
    Pro-bono advocates for civil rights cases, particularly against hate groups/white supremacy organizations

  • LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    Nationwide

    Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

    Website | Donate
    Seeks to build a national organization to address, organize, educate and advocate for issues affecting the LGBTQ Latinx community

     

    GLSEN

    Website | Donate | Student Action | Find Your Local Chapter
    Supporting LGBT youth in schools K-12

     

    Lambda Legal

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Join a Campaign
    Oldest and largest national legal organization working to achieve full civil rights for LGBT people and people with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work

     

    National Center for Lesbian Rights

    Website | Donate
    Advances lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality through litigation and legislative/policy projects

     

    National Center for Transgender Equality

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Nation’s leading social justice and social justice advocacy organization winning live-saving change for transgender people, dedicated to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people

     

    National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Request Training
    Works to prevent, respond to, and end violence against and within LGBTQ communities

     

    National LGBTQ Task Force

    Website | Donate | Get Trained | Internships & Fellowships
    Country’s oldest national LGBTQ advocacy group, works to advance full freedom, justice and equality for all LGBTQ people

     

    PFLAG

    Website | Donate | Find Your Local Chapter
    Promotes health and equity of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons

     

    Sylvia Rivera Law Project

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides legal services specifically to low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender non-conforming

     

    Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF)

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Committed to ending discrimination for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts

     

    The Trevor Project

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    24-hr toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBT/questioning youth

     

    Victory Fund

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Support Candidates
    Works to elect LGBT leaders to public office in local, state and federal elections

  • Women’s Rights, Reproductive Rights, Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention

    Nationwide

    Abortion Care Network

    Website | Donate | Become a Member
    Network of independent abortion care providers

     

    American Association of University Women

    Website | Donate | Join | Find Your Local Branch
    Advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research

     

    Center for Reproductive Rights

    Website | Donate | Get Involved
    World’s foremost legal advocate for securing women’s access to quality reproductive healthcare

     

    EMILY’s List

    Website | Donate | Run for Office | Jobs & Internships
    Works for larger leadership roles for pro-choice Democratic women in legislative bodies and executive seats

     

    Equal Rights Advocates

    Website | Donate | Get Involved
    Non-profit women’s rights organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access for women throughout the US

     

    House of Ruth

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides comprehensive services to the victims of intimate partner violence and their children

     

    If/When/How

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Find a Chapter | Internships & Fellowships
    National network of law students and legal professionals working for reproductive justice

     

    In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda

    Website | Donate
    National initiative designed to amplify and lift up the voices of black women at national and regional levels in the ongoing fight for reproductive justice for all women and girls

     

    League of Women Voters

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships | Find a Local League
    Nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of women in government, influencing public policy through education and advocacy

     

    NARAL Pro-Choice America

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Organization engaging in political action/advocacy efforts to oppose restrictions on abortion

     

    National Abortion Federation

    Website | Donate | Activist Kit
    Professional association of abortion providers in North America, working to ensure safe, legal, and accessible abortion care, and to promote health and justice for women

     

    National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Contact Lawmakers
    Advocates for victims, attempts to change policy surrounding domestic violence

     

    National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships | Find A Chapter
    Nationwide organization with Latina Activist Networks in TX, VA, FL, and NY; advocates for Medicaid expansion, policies to support young families, and access to driver's’ licenses and civil rights for Latinx communities; work largely falls at intersection of immigration enforcement and reproductive oppression

     

    National Network of Abortion Funds

    Website | Donate
    Working to remove financial/logistical barriers to abortion access, organizing at the intersections of racial, economic, and reproductive justice

     

    National Organization for Women (NOW)

    Website | Donate
    Activist organization, foundation and PAC that advocates for equal rights for women

     

    Planned Parenthood

    Website | Donate | Volunteer/Internship Opportunities
    America’s leading sexual and reproductive healthcare provider

     

    Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    America’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, which operates the National Sexual Assault hotline (800-656-HOPE) and programs to help victims of sexual violence

     

    Reproductive Health Access Project

    Website | Donate | Job & Internship Opportunities
    Non-profit that trains clinicians to make quality reproductive healthcare more accessible

     

    Running Start

    Website | Donate | Become a Mentor | Volunteer & Internship Positions
    Organization dedicated to educating young women and girls about the importance of politics through fellowships and internships, including the Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

     

    Sea Change

    Website | Donate
    Dedicated to transforming the culture of stigma around abortion and other stigmatized reproductive experiences

     

    She Should Run

    Website | Donate | Join Campaign | Ask a Woman You Know to Run for Office
    Non-profit aiming to get more women into elected leadership roles

     

    Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE)

    Website | Donate | Find Your Chapter | Internships
    Engages young people via campus chapters to create and lead the way to sexual and reproductive justice for all; provides training, field mobilization, and national leadership

     

    YWCA

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Donate to Your Local YWCA | Find Your Local YWCA
    Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, standing up for social justice and serving families and communities nationwide

     

  • Environmental Initiatives

    Nationwide

    The Climate Mobilization

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Find Your Local Chapter
    Grassroots advocacy group working toward large-scale political action against global warming

     

    Earthjustice

    Website | Donate | Internship & Job Opportunities

    Non-profit public interest law organization dedicated to environmental issues

     

    Environmental Defense Fund

    Website | Donate | Join a Campaign | Jobs & Internships
    Works with corporations and government to create pro-environment initiatives and policy

     

    Forest Stewardship Council

    Website | Donate | Become a Member
    Non-governmental nonprofit established to protect forests; helps companies, governments and communities with proper forest management and accreditation/certifications

     

    Friends of the Earth

    Website | Donate | Local Policy Toolkit
    Global activist network pushing for progressive environmental reform

     

    Green America

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Organization empowering consumers to make the planet sustainable for future generations

     

    National Audubon Society

    Website | Donate | Become a Member | Join a Campaign
    Organization working to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity

     

    National Wildlife Federation

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Jobs & Internships)
    Organization dedicated to preserving animal populations and habitats, working alongside local agencies in the 48 contiguous states

     

    Natural Resources Defense Council

    Website | Donate & Get Involved
    Nonprofit using law and science towards protecting the environment and wildlife

     

    The Nature Conservancy

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Youth Programs
    Organization implementing a science-based approach for conservation efforts around the world, dedicating itself to saving lands and waters

     

    NextGen Climate Action

    Website | Volunteer | Internship & Job Opportunities
    Works to fight climate change through political action

     

    Public Library of Science (PLOS)

    Website | Donate

    Nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization working to accelerate progress in science

     

    Rainforest Action Network

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Climate Action Fund | Protect An Acre
    Campaigns for forest preservation, their inhabitants, and the natural systems that sustain life; transforming global marketplace through education, grassroots organizing and direct action

     

    Sierra Club

    Website | Donate
    Largest grassroots environmental organization in the country, works to protect millions of acres of wilderness and pass legislation like the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act

     

    Union of Concerned Scientists

    Website | Donate | Action Center

    Nonprofit science advocacy organization applying rigorous, independent science to solving pressing environmental problems

     

    Wildlife Conservation Society

    Website | Donate | Internship & Volunteer Opportunities
    Works to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 15 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world’s biodiversity

     

    World Wildlife Fund

    Website | Donate | Adoptions | Jobs & Internships
    Wildlife defense organization working to preserve nature and its creatures, promoting an emphasis on scientific inquiry

     

    Worldwatch Institute

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Provides science-based environmental information and news to over 100 countries; performs research for sustainability analysis for decision makers in government, business, and academia

  • Public Health Initiatives

    Nationwide

    Families USA

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Leading national voice for health care consumers, dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable healthcare and improved health for all through public policy analysis, advocacy and collaboration with partners to create a patient/community-centered health system

     

    Consumer Catalyst

    Website | Donate | Internships
    Nonprofit consumer advocacy organization working to ensure consumer interests are represented in decisions about health and the US healthcare system