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African American Policy Forum from their site:

"Founded in 1996, The African American Policy Forum (AAPF) is an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality. We utilize new ideas and innovative perspectives to transform public discourse and policy. We promote frameworks and strategies that address a vision of racial justice that embraces the intersections of race, gender, class, and the array of barriers that disempower those who are marginalized in society. AAPF is dedicated to advancing and expanding racial justice, gender equality, and the indivisibility of all human rights, both in the U.S. and internationally."

Learn more here: AAPF.org 

Black Alliance for Just Immigration from their site:

"BAJI educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California and Florida with staff in Texas and Minnesota, build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice."

Learn more here: BAJI.org 

Black Girls Code from their site:

"That, really, is the Black Girls Code mission: to introduce programming and technology to a new generation of coders, coders who will become builders of technological innovation and of their own futures. Imagine the impact that these curious, creative minds could have on the world with the guidance and encouragement others take for granted."

Learn more here: BlackGirlsCode.com

Black Lives Matter from their site:

"#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer. Black Lives Matter Global Network 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. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives."

Learn more here: BlackLivesMatter.com

Black Voters Matter from their site:

"Black Voters Matter goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, 'Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.'"

Learn more here: BlackVotersMatterFund.org

Black Women's Blueprint (Restore Forward) from their site:

"We work to place Black women and girls' lives, as well as their particular struggles, squarely within the context of the larger racial justice concerns of Black communities.

We are committed to building movements where gender matters in broader social justice organizing so that all members of our communities gain social, political and economic equity.

We engage in progressive research, historical documentation, policy advocacy and organizing steeped in the struggles of Black women within their diverse communities and within dominant culture."

Learn more here: RestoreNY.org

Color of Change from their site:

"Color Of Change is the nation's largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 7 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America."

Learn more here: ColorOfChange.org

Congressional Black Caucus from their site:

"Since its establishment in 1971, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has been committed to using the full Constitutional power, statutory authority, and financial resources of the federal government to ensure that African Americans and other marginalized communities in the United States have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream."

Learn more here: CBC.House.gov

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation from their site:

"The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., is a nonprofit nonpartisan public policy, research and educational institute that seeks to advance the global black community."

Learn more here: CNCFinc.org

Emmitt Till Legacy Foundation from their site:

"While, 'Preserving the Past and inspiring the future', we bring awareness to Emmett's place in history and relevance today, offerings programs, opportunities, curriculum, support and scholarships that educate, equip, inspire and empower youth, women and their families for a better future.

Learn more here: EmmittTillLegacyFoundation.com

Hip Hop Caucus from their site:

"Our mission is to use the power of our cultural expression to empower communities who are first and worst impacted by injustice. Our vision is racial justice, healthy communities, and a healthy planet."

"As an institution built by, and for people and communities of color, we are rooted firmly in the belief that racial justice and climate justice are interwoven. Join our movement today."

Learn more here: HipHopCaucus.org

The King Center from their site:

"We prepare global citizens to create a more just, humane and peaceful world using Dr. King's nonviolent philosophy and methodology (Nonviolence365®)."

Learn more here: TheKingCenter.org

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute from their site:

"Marsha P. Johnson was an activist, self-identified drag queen, performer, and survivor. She was a prominent figure in the Stonewall uprising of 1969. Marsha went by 'BLACK Marsha' before settling on Marsha P. Johnson. The 'P' stood for 'Pay It No Mind,' which is what Marsha would say in response to questions about her gender. It is the consideration of who 'BLACK Marsha' was that inspired The Marsha P. Johnson Institute."

Learn more here: MarshaP.org

More Than A Vote from their site:

"We are Black athletes and artists working together to fight systemic racism to educate, energize, and protect our community."

"More Than a Vote launched in June of 2020 following the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and amid the Black Lives Matter protests with the goal of energizing, educating, and protecting Black voters."

Learn more here: MoreThanAVote.org

NAACP from their site:

"Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons."

Learn more here: NAACP.org

NAACP Legal Defense Fund from their site:

"The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America's premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections won over the past 80 years of civil rights struggle and works to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments."

Learn more here: NAACPLDF.org

National Association of Black Social Workers from their site:

"NABSW's vision is guided by the Principles of the Nguzo Saba, which are Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith. Our vision is also guided by the Seven Cardinal Virtues of Ma'at, which are Right, Truth, Justice, Order, Reciprocity, Balance, and Harmony. NABSW is designed to promote the welfare, survival, and liberation of the Black Community; and to advocate for social change at the national, state, and local level. NABSW is comprised of over 100 membership chapters, and over 30 university and college student chapters throughout the continental United States, Canada and the Caribbean."

Learn more here: NABSW.org

National Black Women's Justice Institute from their site:

"The National Black Women's Justice Institute (NBWJI) aims to eliminate racial and gender disparities in the U.S. criminal legal system that are responsible for its disproportionate impact on Black women, girls, and gender nonconforming people. We engage in rigorous research and capacity building in order to transform the current system and promote policy change that centers and uplifts the voices and experiences of Black women, girls, and gender nonconforming people who have been impacted by the criminal legal system."

Learn more here: NBWJI.org

National Urban League from their site:

"Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the National Urban League spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research, and advocacy. Today, the National Urban League has 90 affiliates serving 300 communities in 37 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than two million people nationwide."

Learn more here: NUL.org

Rainbow Push Coalition From their website:

"RPC was formed in December 1996 by Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through the merging of two organizations he founded earlier, People United to Serve Humanity (PUSH, 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (1984)..."

"...we work to make the American Dream a reality for all our citizens and advocate for peace and justice around the world. We are dedicated to improving the lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. ."

Learn more here: RainbowPush.org

Selma Jubilee from their site:

"Affectionately called "The Jubilee", it was founded in Selma, Alabama as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our commitment is to the commemoration and preservation of the spirit of the struggle for the right to vote in this country and the world. Our goal is to inspire people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds to respect and appreciate the power of their vote."

"Every year on the first weekend in March, the Bridge Crossing Jubilee commemorates both the bloody confrontation at the Pettus Bridge and the march from Selma to Montgomery that followed. Events include a parade, a Miss Jubilee Pageant, a mock trial, and a commemorative march to the bridge. Every five years, celebrants continue all the way to Montgomery."

Learn more here: SelmaJubilee.com

Southern Christian Leadership Conference from their site:

"In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is renewing its commitment to bring about the promise of "one nation, under God, indivisible" together with the commitment to activate the "strength to love" within the community of humankind."

"SCLC's focus is to educate youth and adults in the areas of personal responsibility, leadership potential, and community service; to ensure economic justice and civil rights and to eradicate racism wherever it exists."

Learn more here: NationalSCLC.org

The United College Fund from their site:

"For more than seven decades, this principle has remained at the heart of UNCF, enabling us to raise more than $5 billion and help more than 500,000 students and counting not just attend college, but thrive, graduate and become leaders.

We do this in three ways: By awarding more than 10,000 students scholarships, worth more than $100 million, each year. By providing financial support to 37 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And by serving as the nation's leading advocate for the importance of minority education and community engagement."

Learn more here: UNCF.org

Women Engaged from their site:

"Women Engaged (WE) is a social justice nonprofit that takes an innovative, hands-on learning approach to advancing women's human rights, youth empowerment and civic engagement efforts in Georgia. Using a human rights framework, Women Engaged develops policy recommendations, conducts research and organizing initiatives paired with leadership development, savvy communications outreach strategies and civic engagement opportunities for women and youth of color.

WE focuses on strengthening the voter participation of new voters and to increase the voting activity of inactive registered voters on the issues paramount to their communities and lives through year round voter education and "Get Out the Vote" campaigns."

Learn more here: WomenEngaged.org

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