• Women's Rights

    Connecticut Women's Education & Legal Fund

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Internships

    Environmental Initiatives

    Environment Connecticut

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships

    Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    International Institute of Connecticut

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Nonprofit agency providing legal, social, linguistic and educational services to new immigrants and refugees

  • Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP)

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Become an Advocate
    Helps low-income immigrants improve their legal status, pushes for more just immigration policy

     

    Immigrant Resource Center of Maine

    Website | Donate
    Provides immigrant/refugee women and children across Maine with culturally competent services

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    MaineTransNet

    Website | Donate
    Providing support and resources for the transgender community, offering peer support groups

    Women's Rights

    Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Internships
    Only not-for-profit, free-standing feminist health center in Maine, also offers trans care

     

    Safe Maine

    Website | Donate
    Works to ensure access to safe abortions for low-income women across Maine

  • Civil Rights

    Muslim Justice League

    Website | Donate
    Educates, organizes and advocates for human and civil rights violated/threatened under national security pretexts; provides Know Your Rights workshops at mosques, schools, and community centers, and provides pro bono legal representation to persons approached for FBI questioning

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    Fenway Health

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Community health center providing services to LGBT and trans* communities, and people living with HIV/AIDS

    Women's Rights

    Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Nonprofit providing financial assistance to women and girls who are seeking abortions

    Other Initiatives

    AFSC Healing and Transformative Justice Program

    AFSC Cambridge Page
    Dedicated to practices of healing and transformative justice

  • Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Catholic Charities New Hampshire

    Website | Donate | AmeriCorps VISTA
    Offers immigration and refugee services, including casework, support and guidance

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    Merrimack Valley Assistance Program

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Housing assistance and supportive services for straight or LGBTQ+ people with HIV/AIDS

     

    Rights and Democracy NH

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Grassroots organizing, education and advocacy. Multiple areas of service including trans rights, advocating for a livable minimum wage, and climate

    Women's Rights

    Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Internships

     

    YWCA New Hampshire

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides crisis services for victims of domestic and sexual violence, operates 24-hour hotline, operates confidential emergency shelter for women and their children; operates domestic and sexual violence support groups, and works in community outreach

  • Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    American Friends Service Committee Immigrant Rights Program: Newark

    Website | Donate | Keep informed

    Provides high quality, social-justice oriented immigrant legal representation to detained and non-detained immigrants fighting deportation

     

    New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice

    Website | Volunteer | Jobs & Internships
    Statewide coalition creating policies that welcome and support immigrants to become rooted economically, politically, and socially within the state of New Jersey

    Civil Rights

    New Jersey Citizen Action

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    NJ’s largest citizen watchdog coalition, working towards social and economic justice for New Jersey families, seniors and workers

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    Garden State Equality

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Advocates for equality and opportunity for LGBT people across New Jersey

  • Civil Rights

    Arab American Association of New York

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Supporting and empowering the Arab American/Arab immigrant community by providing services to help them adjust to their new home. Manages form for New Yorkers willing to accompany their neighbors on their commute, in light of recent harassment and threat toward people of color, LGBTQ people, and Muslims

     

    CUNY Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR)

    Website | Donate
    Aims to address the unmet legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the NYC area that are particularly affected by national security and counterterrorism policies and practices; staffed by law students from across CUNY School of Law’s clinical program, including the Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic, the Defenders Clinic, the International Women’s and Human Rights Clinic, and the Economic Justice Project

     

    Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)

    Website | Donate

    A member-led organization of South Asian New Yorkers, fighting for the rights of Muslims and South Asians in NYC through direct legal services and campaigns for policy change

     

    Gathering for Justice/Justice League NYC

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Events
    Working to build a movement to end child incarceration while working to eliminate the racial inequities in the criminal justice system that enliven mass incarceration

     

    Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ)

    Website | Donate | Become a Member | Events
    Pursues racial and economic justice in NYC by advancing systemic changes that result in concrete improvements in people’s everyday lives

     

    Make the Road New York

    Website | Donate | Jobs/Internships/Volunteering
    Builds power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services

     

    MinKwon Center for Community Action

    Website | Volunteer | Donate

    Organizing, educating, and advocating for the Korean American community in New York

     

    NYC Shut it Down/Black Lives Matter

    Website | Donate | Contact & Events
    Multiethnic group of activists fighting against militarized policing and racial injustice; work through speak outs, direct action, and community outreach, including Cop Watch patrols and distributing Know Your Rights information in marginalized communities/communities of color

     

    AFSC NY Metro Healing Justice Program

    AFSC NY/NJ Page
    Empowers individuals harmed by violence and by criminal justice policies to transform the conditions under which they live, advancing the dignity of all people in and around the criminal justice system

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

    Audre Lorde Project

    Website | Donate | Become a Member | Internships
    NYC center for gender variant people of color. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, works for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences to responsibly reflect, represent and serve NYC’s various communities

     

    Urban Justice Center

    Website | Jobs & Internships | Pro Bono Opportunities

    Provides direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing to LGBT New Yorkers (+ also offers several immigration-related projects)

    Women's Rights

    National Organization for Women: NYC Chapter

    Website | Join | Internships | Become a Clinic Escort
    Activist organization, foundation, and PAC that advocates for equal rights for women

     

    NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Job Opportunities
    Organization working to prevent sexual violence and reduce its impact through education, research and advocacy, representing the needs of NYC sexual assault/abuse survivors and influencing city policies

     

    Planned Parenthood of New York City

    Website | Donate | Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

    Environmental Initiatives

    New York Public Interest Research Group

    Website | Donate | Jobs
    Grassroots public interest fund with particular focus on environmental and consumer protections

    Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Central American Legal Assistance

    Website | Donate | Join Mailing List

    Small grassroots nonprofit providing immigration direct legal services to hundreds of Central and South Americans refugees in removal proceedings, as well as DACA and TPS

     

    Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA)

    Website | Donate

    Nonprofit social services agency serving new immigrants in New York City, providing culturally competent services to newcomers from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia

     

    CUNY Citizenship Now!

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Join Volunteer Advisory Committee
    Provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services, and coordinates initiatives to help expand opportunities for NYC’s immigrant population

     

    Families for Freedom

    Website | Donate | Join a Campaign
    Multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation

     

     

    New York State Youth Leadership Council

    Website | Donate

    An organization by and for immigrant youth, led and operated entirely by immigrant youth. A frontline fighter for DACA and other protections and opportunities for the undocumented

  • Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Nationalities Service Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides comprehensive services to immigrants and refugees, including legal protections, community integration, access to health and wellness services, and opportunities to achieve English language proficiency

    Civil Rights

    Bread & Roses Fund

    Website | Donate | Community Calendar
    Organizing donors at all levels to support community-based groups in building movements for racial equity and economic opportunity

    LGBTQ+ Initiatives

     

    Equality PA

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Works for equality and opportunity for LGBT people across Pennsylvania

     

    The Mazzoni Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Offers healthcare services to the LGBT population in Philadelphia, including trans clinical care services, walk-in HIV and STI testing, primary care, and addiction/recovery services

     

    PA Youth Congress

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Pennsylvania’s statewide LGBTQ youth advocacy organization

     

    PERSAD Center

    Website | Donate | Internships
    LGBTQ counseling, education and advocacy organization, has seen a 300% increase in calls for clinical mental health services over the past year; locations in Pittsburgh, Erie, and Washington

     

    William Way Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides educational, recreational, and supportive programming for LGBT people of all ages

    Women's Rights

    Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

    Website | Donate | Volunteer | Internships
    Pittsburgh-based organization providing rape crisis services, including advocate services

     

    Women’s Center of Greater Pittsburgh

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides shelter, advocacy, and crisis resources for victims of domestic violence

     

    Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Philadelphia’s only rape crisis center, also offers education and outreach, as well as a helpline at 215-985-3333

     

    Women Against Abuse

    Website | Donate | Volunteer
    Provides direct services to victims of domestic violence including legal help, housing, crisis helplines, education, and training; also offers 24/7 counseling to assist people in crisis

     

    Women’s Law Project

    Website | Donate | Join
    Advances the rights and status of women through legal advocacy in a variety of contexts

     

    Women’s Medical Fund

    Website | Donate
    Protects and expands access to abortion through direct service, advocacy and education

    Other Initiatives

    Community Legal Services (CLS)

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Philadelphians, offers 8 areas of specialization

     

    Education Law Center

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships 
    Legal advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring PA students’ access to quality public education

     

    Juvenile Law Center (JLS)

    Website | Donate | Join an Initiative | Relevant Listservs
    Public interest law firm advocating for the rights of children in PA, primarily in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems

     

    Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA)

    Website | Donate | Jobs & Internships
    Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia

  • Immigrant/Refugee Rights & Resources

    Coalition for Safer Rhodes

    Facebook Page | Driver's License Campaign [Spanish + English]

    Advocating for safe access to driver's licenses (and roads!) for all Rhode Islanders

     

    Civil Rights

    American Friends Service Committee: Rhode Island

    Website | Donate

    Quaker-based organization working on two interwoven themes: peace building and community justice

     

    George Wiley Center

    Website | Donate | Volunteer/Intern

    Grassroots agency organizing the low-income community to advocate for systematic changes to alleviate problems associated with poverty

     

    Resist Hate Rhode Island

    Facebook Group | Join Listserv

    Organizes phone-banking and community action, hosts monthly meetings at Hope High School

    Environmental Initiatives

    Rhode Island Sierra Club

    Website | Donate | Volunteer

    Provides information and resources on environmental issues that affect Rhode Island, its families and its future

    Women's Rights

    Planned Parenthood of Providence, RI

    Website | Donate

    Other Initiatives

    Providence Student Union

    Facebook Page | Join

    Building student power to ensure young people a fair say in improving their education

     

    RI Working Families

    Website | Donate