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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. SPLC fights hate by monitoring hate groups and other extremists throughout the United States, exposing their activities to the public, the media and law enforcement. We work with educators, schools, students, and communities through our Learning for Justice initiative to reach our goal of justice for all. Our Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama to honor the martyrs of the civil rights movement and to inspire visitors to continue to march for racial equity and social justice.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.
Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League is one of the nation's premier civil rights agencies, combating anti-Semitism, prejudice and bigotry, defending democratic ideals and safeguarding civil rights for all. Through its monitoring, research/analysis publications, programs and services, and network of regional and international offices, ADL works to build bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse racial, religious and ethnic groups.
Citizens Committee has a simple mission: to help New Yorkers - especially those in low-income communities - come together to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Our work is based on the simple belief that New Yorkers understand the needs of their community better than any outsider. We help ordinary people like you to implement their own vision for their neighborhoods and schools. While the projects that we support confront diverse issues, they all address concerns that matter to local residents!
This Fund will be administered by the Palmetto Project (a South Carolina non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of South Carolians). 100% of the funds donated will be used in this community to support local initiatives serving his home church, vulnerable populations and youth projects that Reverend Pinckney was so passionate about. Decisions on the use of these funds will be made a task force of stakeholders made up of a member or members of Reverend Pinckney’s family, colleagues, representatives from Emanuel AME Church and other members of our community selected for their specific expertise.
The Black Student Fund was established in 1963 to desegregate the independent schools of metropolitan Washington, DC and make them accessible to black children, irrespective of economic status. To that end, the Fund has built a multidimensional set of programs that support its mission and influence changes within the schools and the community as a whole. In addition to providing scholarships and essential support services to low-income black children, grades K through 12, our comprehensive programs include outreach and referral services featuring an Annual School Fair; summer school programs; and, through our Institute for Equity, Race & Education, we conduct courses in cross-racial communication for school faculty and administrators.
The Abraham Fund Initiatives is an international non-profit organization working in Israel to advance coexistence and equality among Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens. By promoting policies based on innovative social models, conducting large-scale initiatives, advocacy and public education, The Abraham Fund advances a cohesive, secure and just society in Israel.
The Washington Peace Center provides education, resources and action for those working for positive social change and a world free from oppression. We strengthen the impact of the peace and justice movements by: fostering greater collaboration among activist groups bridging the gap between global, national & local issues and communities and; providing the material support to achieve these goals
NAKASEC organizes Korean and Asian Americans to achieve social, racial and economic justice.