Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to preserve the wild, to fight for healthy communities and to advance clean energy to promote a healthy climate.
At the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona we collaborate to achieve social, political and economic change that empowers women. A lot of people know us for our grantmaking. But we do much more than that.
Reproductive freedom lies at the heart of the promise of human dignity, self-determination and equality embodied in both the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Center works toward the time when that promise is enshrined in law in the United States and throughout the world.
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Stay connected with NCJW at www.ncjw.org, @NCJW or Facebook.com/NCJWInc.
MICOP advocates for the indigenous community across 5 areas: Health and Community Access; Community Organizing; Education; Direct Assistance; and Cultural Promotion. We wanted to make sure that as a nonprofit, that we were doing everything in compliance with the law. Click above to learn more!
When the American Health Care Act (ACHA) was first publicly released on March 6, 2017, health advocacy groups across the country were alarmed at the devastating impacts the bill could have especially on people enrolled in Medicaid, lower-income seniors, and rural communities.
On June 10th, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 10, making California the first state to ask federal officials to allow undocumented immigrants in the state to buy health insurance through its state exchange, Covered California. Immigrant rights’ advocates applauded this step towards health care for all Californians, including those who are undocumented. While this is a notable example of nonprofits in California coalescing to advocate for the health rights of undocumented immigrants, it is not the first. The Health for All Fresnans campaign from a few years ago is a welcome reminder of the impact that nonprofits can have when they organize and advocate.
Did you know that there is a congressional ban preventing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from researching gun violence? With approximately 30,000 gun related deaths per year, the rate of gun violence in the United States is unparalleled by any other country in the developed world, yet Congress continues to deny that it is a public health issue. The American Medical Association recognizes that the only way to save the thousands of lives affected by gun violence is by lifting the congressional ban so that the CDC can research gun violence and recommend appropriate action to help lower the death toll.
Laurel O’Sullivan, principal and founder of The Advocacy Collaborative, says we need to talk about advocacy as a leadership strategy and a driver for advancing mission with impact. Read about the AdvocacyForward framework that gives advocacy the same management primacy as fundraising or programs.
How a big-tent approach and a focus on credible research mobilized Texas foundations to join together to protest deep cuts in education spending.