The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. We work to dramatically reduce the massive number of youth and adults in our justice system, improve conditions and outcomes for those who are incarcerated, and provide meaningful opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to rejoin their communities.
Featuring: Power U School discipline policies are pushing Black and Brown kids out of the classroom and into the criminal legal system. Join this community conversation to share your solutions to how we can disrupt these practices and redirect resources to students and families so they can thrive.
40,000+ Black people have died from Covid-19. Black unemployment is the highest it's been in a decade. And white supremacist violence is on the rise. We know that voting won’t solve all our problems overnight, but in the fight for our liberation, we’ve got to use every tool we have. And our vote, is our next and best tool to unrig the rules that have harmed our communities for so long. There's just too much at stake to sit this election out. Take action with us and Pledge to Vote.
TGIJP works in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen us for the fight against human rights abuses, imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures. We seek to create a world rooted in self- determination, freedom of expression, and gender justice.
African American Policy Forum (AAPF) is an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists, and policymakers to promote efforts in dismantling structural inequality. AAPF founded the #SayHerName Campaign in 2014 to amplify the excluded stories of Black women, femmes, and girls killed at the hands of state-sanctioned violence and to advance discourse surrounding the overlooked details of racist police acts.
Co-founded by Kendrick Sampson, Mike de la Rocha, and Tia Oso, BLD PWR engages pop culture, education, and activism to build and train an inclusive community of entertainers and athletes to advance radical social change. BLD PWR partners with grassroots causes and organizations at the intersection of gender, immigration, economic, educational, environmental and racial justice movements
Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us, design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back and champion solutions that move us all forward. 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
Know Your Rights Camp advances the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders. KYRC also houses a Legal Defense Initiative for those who have been arrested or are victims of police brutality while fighting injustice across the nation, in addition to providing COVID-19 relief to those disproportionately affected by the current pandemic.
The mission of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research is to convene researchers and practitioners from various disciplines to figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequity and injustice. We foster exhaustive racial research, research-based policy innovation, data-driven educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives. We are working toward building an antiracist society that ensures equity and justice for all.
The Movement for Black Lives is an ecosystem of individuals and organizations creating a shared vision and policy agenda to win rights, recognition, and resources for Black people. In doing so, the movement makes it possible for us, and therefore everyone, to live healthy and fruitful lives. The movement is driven by leadership anchored to six tables: Policy Demands, Organizing & Base Building, Electoral Justice Project, The Rising Majority, and Culture & Resource.
The Close the Workhouse campaign aims to attack mass incarceration, without legitimizing or justifying the continued caging of people as punishment. We call for the closure of the Medium Security Institute, better known in St. Louis as the Workhouse, an end to wealth based pretrial detention, and the reinvestment of the money used to cage poor people and Black people into rebuilding the most impacted neighborhoods in this region.
We are organizing and developing the leadership of Black and Brown youth and Black women in South Florida so that they may help lead the struggle to liberate all oppressed people.
Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.