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African Communities Together is an organization of African immigrants fighting for civil rights, opportunity, and a better life for families here in the U.S. and back in Africa. ACT empowers African immigrants to integrate socially, get ahead economically, and engage civically.
*Rapid response aid for Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico*
BSO is a volunteer coalition composed of concerned citizens mostly from the western part of the island. The collective works as both a distribution arm and a supply center, delivering food, first aid supplies, water filtration systems, and seeds for farming, in addition to cooking hot meals, and installing tarps.
*Rapid response to support local action after Saheed Vassell's killing by NYPD*
BMC is a Black-led community organizing group of primarily low-to-moderate income Central Brooklyn residents. CPR helped Radfund identify BMC as an organizer for police accountability, saying that "They are uniquely situated to provide significant political leadership in this moment - and they have a long-standing commitment and accountability to the local community that won't be shifted by political winds. BMC is likely to anchor additional local actions (and will be part of leadership of citywide actions)."
The Child Welfare Organizing Project (CWOP) is a parent led organization dedicated to transforming public child welfare in New York City through increased parent and youth involvement in service and policy planning. Founded in 1994 with a grant from the Child Welfare Fund to the Hunter College School of Social Work, CWOP’s early research led to the conclusion that parents, particularly biological parents, had practically no voice in NYC’s public child welfare system.
CAAAV builds grassroots power across low-income Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City to target the root causes of problems facing Asian immigrants and enact institutional change for racial, gender, and economic justice.
Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is an unprecedented nonpartisan campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York, and to build a lasting movement that promotes public safety and policing practices based on cooperation and respect– not discriminatory targeting and harassment.
CASA is a membership driven tenant organizing project working primarily in the Southwest Bronx. The organization is grounded in the belief that everyone has a basic right to a safe, healthy, affordable and a stable home. CASA runs local campaigns to protect affordable housing, assists to organize tenant associations, provides legal clinics, and puts leadership development in the forefront.
Damayan, meaning “to help each other” in Filipino, is a grassroots organization based in New York and New Jersey of and for Filipino im/migrant workers and led by Filipino women domestic workers. In a holistic approach to address the various problems of Filipino workers, Damayan implements programs on labor, health, gender and im/migration.
Founded in 2000, DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) has mobilized and built the leadership of thousands of low-income, South Asian immigrants to lead social and policy change that impacts their own lives- from immigrant rights to education reform, civil rights, and worker’s justice.
How Our Lives Link Altogether is a youth community organizing organization dedicated to social justice. H.O.L.L.A!'s services are designed to educate, encourage, empower and provide a space for intersectional healing for historically marginalized urban youth living in under-resourced communites.
The Justice Committee (JC) is a grassroots organization dedicated to building a movement against police violence and systemic racism in New York City and empowering low-income Latino/as and other people of color to address these issues.
Founder, Lorena Borjas, is a long time New York trans activist. In response to a rise of police harassment against transgender women in Queens, the Community Fund was established to provide bail to those arrested, as well as other important financial and legal assistance.
New Immigrant Community Empowerment is a community-based organization dedicated to building the power and advancing the rights of immigrant workers in New York. Current campaigns focus on curtailing wage theft through contractor licensing reform, protecting job seekers through employment agency reform, garnering municipal support for worker centers, and fighting for comprehensive and inclusive immigration reform.
The S.O.S. Brooklyn staff prevents gun violence from occurring in two target areas within the neighborhoods of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant by mediating conflicts that may end in gun violence and acting as peer counselors to the people who are at risk of perpetrating or being victimized by violence.