The ACLU of Ohio is an affiliate of the national ACLU. Founded in 1920, the national ACLU includes more than 500,000 members in all 50 states, making it our country’s foremost advocate of individual rights.
The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) provides comprehensive individual and community programs for survivor advocacy and support to LGBTQI survivors of hate and bias violence, discrimination, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or sexual assault.
Formed in 2007, Stand Up for Ohio (SUFO) is a coalition of community, labor, civil rights, and environmental groups committed to building a coordinated movement for racial, social, and economic justice in Ohio.
Our mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. We do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.
Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
As a New York State-chartered charitable bail fund since 2015, BCBF has paid bail for nearly 5,000 presumptively innocent New Yorkers, effectively securing over 750 years of freedom for clients who would otherwise have been sent to Rikers while awaiting trial because they could not afford even small amounts of bail.
Forward Through Ferguson (FTF) was established as a 501(c)3 to be a catalyst for lasting positive change in the St. Louis region as outlined in the Ferguson Commission Report. Embracing the Commission’s mandate, FTF centers impacted communities and mobilizes accountable bodies to advance racially equitable systems and policies that ensure all people in the St. Louis region can thrive.
Since 1940, NAACP LDF has been the vanguard of the fight for civil rights and racial justice in the courts. We will continue to fight to promote full, equal, and active participation of African Americans in America’s democracy.
Support journalists, media professionals and journalism educators who may have been laid off or experiencing hardships because of job loss; Offer programming and training that helps to promote media diversity, parity in newsrooms and media companies, and empowers journalists with the tools they need to succeed; Provide career advancement and hiring opportunities for journalists and media professionals of color; Provide scholarships and training to college and high school students.
Reclaim the Block began in 2018 and organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety.
The Thurgood Marshall Institute is a multidisciplinary center within the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Launched in 2015, the Institute complements LDF’s traditional litigation strengths and brings critical capabilities to the fight for racial justice, including research and targeted advocacy campaigns.
UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to our nation.