When James Bell founded the W. Haywood Burns Institute to engage juvenile justice system stakeholders in strategies to reduce racial and ethnic disparities, he also set his sights on supporting community based organizations led by people of color who are working successfully with system involved youth.
CUAV envisions a safe, resilient world where everyone can thrive. We live in powerful communities organized around collective liberation, not abuse or exploitation. Violence and trauma become opportunities to practice individual and collective transformation. Every living thing is valued as a vital part of a larger whole.
Founded in 1977, DataCenter is a research justice movement institution that builds the capacity of communities to elevate their voices in policymaking through democratization of research and documentation. When research justice is achieved, community expertise is defined on community terms, and is politically legitimate on par with all other institutions of society.
Welcome to The Source, the online sortable database of diversity, anti-oppression, and community-building activities developed by DiversityWorks. We invite you to use this tool to strengthen your trainings, introduce new material, and work towards creating a more just world. .
DRUM – South Asian Organizing Center (formerly Desis Rising Up and Moving) is a multigenerational, membership led organization of low-wage South Asian immigrant workers and youth in New York City.
Environmental Health Coalition is one of the oldest and most effective grassroots organizations in the United States, using social change strategies to achieve environmental justice. EHC is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice. We believe that justice is accomplished by empowered communities acting together to make social change. We organize and advocate to protect public health and the environment threatened by toxic pollution. EHC supports broad efforts that create a just society which foster a healthy and sustainable quality of life.
In the spirit of Bayanihan, the vision of Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAJ) is to foster a Filipino community with the power to advance social and economic justice, and to realize democratic and human rights for everyone.
Our mission is to build a strong and empowered Filipino community by organizing constituents, developing leaders, providing services, and advocating for policies that promote social and economic justice and equity for all.
Freedom, Inc. engages low- to no-income communities of color in Dane County, WI. We work to end violence against people of color, women, those that non-traditionally gender identify, youth, and our elders, to promote a healthy lifestyle. We create healthy communities by campaigning against the root causes of violence, creating our own definitions of identity and resiliency, and empowering all community members as agents of change.
GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
Global Action Project's mission is to work with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change.