ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESSING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND RACIAL JUSTICE
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The Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is a grassroots organization working to promote human rights in Downtown and South Los Angeles.
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.
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.
The Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) is working to build a youth, family and prisoner-led movement to challenge race, gender and class inequality in Los Angeles County’s and California’s juvenile injustice systems.
ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities.
Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.
Amnesty has a long record of mobilization, reports, and initiatives around police accountability for over a decade in the US and Europe.
Founded in 1974, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans.
The Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC) is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization working to restore the rule of law and our constitutional rights and liberties.
BAJI provides the African American community with a progressive analysis and framework on immigration that links the interests of African Americans with those of immigrants of color.
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 (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.
To enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
The Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project is housed at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law.
Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.
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.