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Habitat International Coalition

The Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is the global network for rights related to habitat. Through solidarity, networking and support for social movements and organizations, HIC struggles for social justice, gender equality, and environmental sustainability, and works in the defense, promotion and realization of human rights related to housing and land in both rural and urban areas.

CMV Casa sin Fronteras, Inc.

Contribute to the improvement of quality of life for the residents of Arecibo and nearby towns, through free or low cost services that promote an integral development of members of the community, solidarity, collaboration and their active participation.

PROTECHOS INC.

Our Mission: To provide roof reconstruction and related vocational training to residents of under-served communities throughout Puerto Rico. PRoTechos is a 501(c)(3) and Puerto Rico 1101.01 non-profit founded with the dual mission of rebuilding damaged roofs in under-served communities throughout the island while providing residents with basic carpentry training, addressing both housing needs and the shortage of skilled construction workers in Puerto Rico. Starting with the most urgent cases, PRoTECHOS rebuilds roofs with the help of volunteers, skilled carpenters and trainees, drawn from community residents who are willing and able to work in residential construction. We provide basic carpentry training in a "learn and earn" program. Trainees receive minimum wage for time spent learning and building, and they are expected to teach others and continue building in their community once their own training has been completed.

Sol es VIDA, Inc.

Ser un proyecto innovador y propulsor de valores y en el reconocimiento individual y colectivo de las inteligencias multiples y emocionales para la promocion de la autogestion y la resolucion de conflictos en las comunidades servidas.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)

1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.

Women Deliver

Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment—political and financial— in the lives of girls and women. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives.

Institute for Socio-Ecological Research

ISER Caribe is committed to working directly with local communities through a transdisciplinary approach by conducting participatory research and engagement. This is achieved by integrating efforts between government institutions, academia, civil society, and community organizations. Our team studies the interactions and dialectic relations between the environment and humans in order to develop alternate ways of managing anthropogenic and natural systems. Through our collaborative projects, we build the consensus that allows us to develop participatory actions, capacity building and horizontal knowledge transfer through local outreach activities and education.

Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Accion

To build a community of young change agentes who adopt Puerto Rico as their life project

Y No Habia Luz, Inc.

Provide interdisciplinary artistic experiences that awaken in people sensitivity, beauty, creativity, freedom of thought and spirit, conscience, solidarity and social justice in Puerto Rico and the world.

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico Inc.

As a museum, MACPR upholds the highest standards of Collections Stewardship, Education and Interpretation, and Service to Underserved Communities. Exhibitions The Museum's exhibitions and publications program (primarily researched and designed in-house) hosts distinguished artists and important collective and anthological projects. Education MAC serves audiences of all ages through: the Museum/ School (pre -K through 12); Young Leaders: Artists in Action for the Community (young people 13 -16 years old); Independent Studies Program (for university/college students and professional artists); and Workshops for Seniors. The MAC also provides tailored services for people with autism and learning disability. MAC in the Barrio: From Santurce to Puerto Rico This extra mural program has residence in 23 low-income communities in San Juan, Guaynabo, Catano and Loiza, combining work by the Museum, artists, educators, urban community planners and residents aimed at empowering the communities and their causes, through art com missions that facilitate connections with community organizations, private business, and government development authorities.

Ayudame3D

The mission of Ayúdame3D is to create and provide 3D-printed prosthetic devices to people with limb differences, regardless of their socioeconomic status. The organization aims to promote a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and innovation, by leveraging technology, education, and community engagement. Ayúdame3D envisions a world where every person with a disability has access to affordable and functional assistive devices that enable them to live with dignity, independence, and full participation in society.

I Wish STEM company

I Wish is a volunteer led global initiative to inspire young females (aged 14-17) to explore a career in STEM. I Wish has evolved since its inception in 2015 from being a once a year Showcase to an all year-round showcase of opportunities in STEM. I Wish is now multi-faceted. It comprises of Showcase Events both in person and streamed virtually in addition to providing a STEM information resource for students and teachers campus weeks with 5 Higher Education Institutes, an alumni circle building stem bridges from primary to secondary and on to Higher Education and through our Survey a policy driver for government and stakeholders in STEM. The Showcase Events comprise: 1. a Conference Zone where the students hear from women and men forging careers in STEM, from groundbreaking researchers to entrepreneurs, data scientists and engineers; and 2. an interactive Exhibition Zone where the students can engage with STEM industries and higher education from leaders in their field like Dell, Trinity, ARUP, Aer Lingus, DIT to entrepreneurs and creatives working in STEM; 3. a Teach IT Zone designed as a resource for teachers; 4. a Create IT Zone demonstrating the creative side of STEM; 5. a Build IT Zone promoting female entrepreneurs in STEM. Since 2015 the I Wish Showcase Events have turned the heads of over 50,000 girls towards STEM and empowered them to become the next generation of thought leaders, innovators and game changers in our ever changing world.