In the fall of 2010, 1Love Movement formed in response to a deportation crisis that targeted Cambodian-Americans with past criminal convictions in Philadelphia, PA. What began as a campaign to release loved ones from the prison and deportation systems, grew into a grassroots movement building organization. 1Love Movement continues to organize to address the root causes of migration due to US militarism and foreign policy, conditions of poverty, intergenerational trauma, the school to prison pipeline, and unjust deportation policy.
The Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) is a grassroots organization working to empower and organize our community towards justice and self-determination for all. AROC members build community power in the Bay Area by participating in leadership development, political education, and campaigns.
APEN seeks to empower low-income Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities to achieve environmental and social justice. APEN believes that the environment includes everything around us: where we live, work and play. And we strive to build grassroots organizations that will improve the health, well-being and political strength of our communities
AYPAL is a leadership development, community organizing and coalition building organization that seeks to create healthy, safe, and thriving communities.
AYPAL’s mission is to empower Oakland’s low-income Asian & Pacific Islander immigrant and refugee families to be leaders for school reform and neighborhood change.
Basic Rights Oregon will ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.
The Bay Area Environmental Health Collaborative (BAEHC) is a partnership of six environmental health coalitions—with more than 30 organizations—working for the adoption of measures to reduce air pollution in heavily impacted communities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The Collaborative’s diverse membership includes community-based organizations, environmental health and justice advocacy groups, and public health experts. BAEHC is partially funded through the Environment Program of The San Francisco Foundation.
Founded in 2004, PLAN empowers parents to transform schools so that every child gets an excellent education. Our vision is for every student to graduate high school ready for college, career and life. Informed, active parents are essential to making this vision a reality.
Every parent wants their child to succeed in school. But not all families feel welcomed as partners in their children’s education. PLAN works to create pathways for families to become strong leaders and advocates for their children.
The Building Movement Project: Inspiring activism in the nonprofit community. BMP works to strengthen the role of US nonprofit organizations as sites of democratic practice and to advance ways nonprofits can significantly contribute to building movement for progressive social change. BMP engages four strategies to accomplish its goals. These include: 1. Changing the discourse and practice within the nonprofit sector to endorse values of justice, fairness, equity, and sustainability. 2.
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities works to build grassroots community power across diverse poor and working class Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City.
We were founded in 1986 by Asian working class women alarmed by the spike of hate violence on Asian communities and its root causes stemming from institutional racism in the United States.
The California Fund for Youth Organizing is a collaborative, community-based grantmaking vehicle that recognizes the expertise of young practitioners in progressive social change and enables them to learn first-hand about grantmaking processes and contribute to the strategic development of the youth organizing movement. The Fund builds the capacity of young leaders to expand and direct resources into a progressive youth movement, and thereby transform philanthropy by recognizing the legitimacy and aptitude of young people in social change.