ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESSING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND RACIAL JUSTICE

View an interactive map of organizations addressing police accountability and racial justice.

Please note that this list is in formation and is regularly expanded based on recommendations from the field and from funders. If you would like to suggest an organization for this list, or you are part of an organization that you think should be on this list, please write to us at fundersforjustice@nfg.org.

Name State
The Gathering for Justice (Justice League NYC) National
Resources, Information, Help for the Disadvantaged (RIHD) Virginia
Racial Justice NOW! Ohio
Communities United Against Police Brutality Minnesota
Black Lives Matter Memphis Tennessee
Demos New York
Highlander Research and Education Center Southern U.S.
Center for Social Inclusion New York
Project South Southern U.S.
ACLU of Arizona Arizona
Workers Center for Racial Justice National
US Human Rights Network National
Right to the City (RTTC) NationalNew York
Build People's Power Assemblies National
Equality for Flatbush New York
Justice Now National
Enlace: Organizing for Racial and Economic Justice National
Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD) Washington D.C.
PICO National Network, Live Free Campaign National
TGI Justice Project National
Transgender Law Center National
The Ordinary People Society (TOPS) Alabama
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights California
Mapping the Field: Racial Justice and Police Accountability Reports and Case Studies
Colorado Anti-Violence Project / Survivors Organizing for Liberation Colorado
CASA Maryland
Baltimore Bloc Maryland
Baltimore United for Change – Legal Bail Support for Baltimore Maryland
Baltimore Algebra Project Maryland
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle Maryland
Baltimore United for Change Maryland
Young Gifted and Black California
BlackOut Collective California
Arizona Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project Arizona
Arcoíris Liberation Team Arizona
Streetwise and Safe (SAS) New York
Center for Neighborhood Leadership Arizona
Puente Movement Arizona
Living United for Change in Arizona Arizona
Arizona Center for Empowerment Arizona
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment California
All of Us or None California
Black Organizing Project California
California Families to Abandon Solitary Confinement California
Louisiana Justice Institute Louisiana
Maryland Communities United Maryland
Action Now Illinois
Chicago Torture Justice Memorial and People’s Law Office Illinois
breakOUT Louisiana
Safe Streets/ Strong Communities Louisiana
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change Minnesota
Coalition Against Police Crimes & Repression Missouri
Women with a Vision Louisiana
Hands Up United Missouri
Millennial Activists United Missouri
Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment Missouri
The Organization for Black Struggle Missouri
Young Activists United St. Louis Missouri
ACLU of New Jersey New Jersey
Ironbound Community Corporation New Jersey
Make the Road New Jersey New Jersey
NJ Communities United New Jersey
Arab American Association of New York New York
Anti-Violence Project New York
Audre Lorde Project New York
Center on Race, Crime & Justice of John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York
Bronx Defenders New York
Brooklyn Movement Center New York
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities New York
Chhaya CDC New York
Child Welfare Organizing Project New York
The Anthony Baez Foundation New York
Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions New York
Communities United for Police Reform New York
Council on American Islamic Relations – New York New York
FIERCE New York
Families Against Stop & Frisk New York
Desis Rising Up & Moving New York
Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility New York
The Game Changers Project New York
Gay Men of African Descent New York
Immigrant Defense Project New York
Jews Against Islamophobia New York
Jews for Racial & Economic Justice New York
Justice Committee New York
LatinoJustice PRLDEF New York
Legal Aid Society New York
Make the Road New York New York
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement New York
Manhattan Young Democrats New York
Marijuana Arrests Research Project New York
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs/New York City Anti-Violence Project New York
New York Civil Liberties Union New York
NY Communities for Change New York
New York Harm Reduction Educators New York
Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights New York
Picture the Homeless New York
Peoples’ Justice for Community Control and Police Accountability New York
Persist Health Project New York
PROS Network New York
Public Science Project New York
Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York New York
Sistas & Brothas United/ Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition New York
Sylvia Rivera Law Project New York
Tribeca for Change New York
Trinity Lutheran Church New York
T’ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights New York
Turning Point for Women and Families New York
VOCAL-NY New York
Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice New York
Youth Represent New York
Southern Coalition for Social Justice North Carolina
Cincinnati Black United Front Ohio
Ohio Student Association Ohio
Olneyville Neighborhood Association Rhode Island
PRYSM Rhode Island
Southerners on New Ground Southern U.S.
Mothers Against Police Brutality Texas
Wisconsin Jobs Now Wisconsin
ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities National
Advancement Project National
Amnesty International National
Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund National
Bill of Rights Defense Committee National
Black Alliance for Just Immigration National
Black Lives Matter National
Black Women’s Blueprint National
Black Youth Project 100 National
BMAfunders National
Black Organizing for Leadership & Dignity National
Bolder Advocacy National
Brotherhood/Sister Sol National
Center for Constitutional Rights National
The Center for Popular Democracy National
Critical Resistance National
ColorofChange National
Direct Action for Rights & Equality National
Families for Freedom National
Forward Together National
Freedom Side National
Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation National
Ingoma Foundation National
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition National
Million Hoodies Movement for Justice National
Movement Strategy Center National
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund National
People’s Organization for Progress National
The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity National
Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation National
Project NIA National
Sankofa National
The Security & Rights Collaborative National
PolicyLink National
Local Progress National
Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights National
Dream Defenders Florida
Youth Justice Coalition California
School of Liberty and Liberation California
Los Angeles Community Action Network California
Dignity and Power Now California
Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice California
Causa Justa :: Just Cause California

ALABAMA

ARIZONA

Puente Movement

The Puente Human Rights Movement is a grassroots migrant justice organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. We develop, educate, and empower migrant communities to protect and defend our families and ourselves.

CALIFORNIA

Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

The mission of CURYJ (pronounced Courage) is to interrupt the cycles of violence and poverty by motivating and empowering young people that have been impacted directly and indirectly by the criminal justice system to make positive changes in their lives and prepare them to become the community leaders of today.

Dignity and Power Now

Dignity and Power Now (DPN) is a grassroots organization based in Los Angeles that fights for the dignity and power of incarcerated people, their families, and communities.

School of Liberty and Liberation

SOUL is working to lay the groundwork for a strong social justice movement by supporting the development of a new generation of organizers rooted in a systemic change analysis -especially people of color, young women, queer and transgender youth and low-income people.

Young Gifted and Black

The mission of Young, Gifted and Black, (YGB), is to engage African-American young people in the teaching and learning of their rich history and culture. This is accomplished through the active involvement of these young people in the study and memorization of poetry, essays, rhythms, and music by African-American writers, poets, and musicians.

COLORADO

FLORIDA

ILLINOIS

LOUISIANA

MINNESOTA

MISSOURI

NATIONAL

Build People’s Power Assemblies

Peoples Power Assemblies organize to empower workers & oppressed people to demand jobs, education & healthcare while fighting against racism, police terror, sexism & LGBT bigotry.

Justice Now

Justice Now works to build a movement among people in women’s prisons to stop imprisonment and challenge state violence.

PICO National Network, Live Free Campaign

The Live Free Campaign is a movement of faith-based organizations and congregations committed to addressing the causes of pervasive violence and crime in our communities. We believe that the mass criminalization and incarceration of people of color, coupled with the lack of meaningful and quality opportunities, have contributed to a state of crisis in our country.

TGI Justice Project

TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender people—inside and outside of prison—creating a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom. We work in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen us for the fight against imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures.

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.

NEW JERSEY

NEW YORK

Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions

The mission of the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions is to influence socio-economic, criminal and juvenile justice policy by providing research, advocacy and leadership training to formerly and currently incarcerated people, their families, communities, allies and criminal justice professionals.

Chhaya CDC

Chhaya CDC was founded in 2000 to advocate for the housing needs of New York City’s South Asian community. Our mission is to work with New Yorkers of South Asian origin to advocate for and build economically stable, sustainable, and thriving communities.

Child Welfare Organizing Project

Through organized client involvement and collective advocacy both inside and independent of the system, the Child Welfare Organizing Project will change / transform the quality of services provided to New York City families through the New York City child welfare system.

Communities United for Police Reform

Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is an unprecedented campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York, bringing together a movement of community members, lawyers, researchers and activists to work for change.

NORTH CAROLINA

OHIO

RHODE ISLAND

SOUTHERN US

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

WASHINGTON D.C.

WISCONSIN