Civil/Human Rights Resources

Advocacy Center for Long-Term Care

The Administration for Community Living, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
Administration on Community Living, Washington, DC, 20201

Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project helps marginalized communities to tell their story, claim their rights and produce social change.
2201 P Street NW, Rm. 204, Washington, DC, 200037

Advocates for Human Rights

The Advocates for Human Rights works locally and globally to fight injustice, restore peace, save lives and build the human rights movement.
330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN, 55401

Advocates for Prisoners

The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20036

African National Congress

The ANC is a national liberation movement. It was formed in 1912 to unite the African people and spearhead the struggle for fundamental political, social and economic change.
PO Box 61884, Marshalltown 2107

Alliance for Justice

AFJ works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. It is the leading expert on the legal framework for nonprofit advocacy efforts, providing definitive information, resources, and technical assistance that encourages organizations and their funding partners to fully exercise their right to be active participants in the democratic process.
11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 20036

American Association for Justice

The Mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.
777 6th Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20001

American Association for Retired Persons

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
601 E St. NW, Washington, DC, 20049

American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

American Civil Rights Coalition

PO Box 188350, Sacramento, CA, 95818

American Humane Association

The mission of American Humane Association is to ensure the welfare, wellness and well-being of children and animals, and to unleash the full potential of the bond between humans and animals to the mutual benefit of both.
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 360, Washington, DC, 20036

American Indian OIC

The mission of the American Indian OIC is to empower American Indians to pursue career opportunities by providing individualized education, training, and employment services in a culturally rich environment. The organization was founded in 1979 as a practical resource to respond to the considerable education and employment disparities faced by American Indians living in and around South Minneapolis. In the years since its founding, the AIOIC has built a workforce of over 20,000 people from the entire Twin City area and tribal nations across the country and is a nationally recognized leader in the workforce development field. Although it was founded to support people of Native descent, the American Indian OIC’s resources and programs are available to all persons regardless of race, creed, age, gender, or sexual orientation.
1845 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

American Iranian Council, Inc.

The mission of the AIC provides for a sustainable dialogue and a more comprehensive understanding of US-Iran relations. The AIC organizes and promotes the Iranian-American community and encourages its participation in the efforts for a more democratic, transparent, mutually respectful, and sustainable relationship between the two countries. The AIC also promotes the conditions for the development of Iran through increased national dialogue, charitable works, and international exchange. The AIC is to be a catalyst for positive change in the relationship between the United States and Iran through bringing each of these two great countries together by promoting truth, understanding and dialogue, especially with respect to those values held in common by both governments and peoples. Our mission is to help overcome many of the key misunderstandings, misperceptions and mischaracterizations that exist in this relationship. Our mission is to help those who believe that our two countries have a bright future, one in which the governments and peoples can learn, share and grow with one another.
P.O. Box 707, Princeton, NJ, 08540

American Jewish Congress

The American Jewish Congress is an association of Jewish Americans organized to defend Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy - using diplomacy, legislation, and the courts.
260 Madison Avenue, 2nd FL, New York, NY, 10016

American Life League

American Life League exists to serve God by helping to build a society that respects and protects individual innocent human beings from creation to death—without compromise, without exception, without apology.
PO Box 1350, Stafford, VA, 22555

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
2025 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20006

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Our founder, Henry Bergh, started the ASPCA in 1866 “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
424 E 92nd St., New York, NY, 10128-6804

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Founded in 1980, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is the largest Arab American grassroots organization committed to protecting civil rights, promoting mutual understanding, and preserving the Arab American cultural heritage.
1990 M Street NW, Suite 610, Washington, DC, 20036

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all.
1301 K Street NW, Suite 850, East Tower, Washington, DC, 20005

Amnesty International USA

Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights.
5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY, 10001


Anti-Slavery International, founded in 1839, is the world's oldest international human rights organisation and works to eliminate all forms of slavery around the world.
Thomas Clarkson House, The Stableyard, Broomgrove Road, London, SW9 9TL


The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) emerged from and replaced the Canadian National Indian Brotherhood and is an assembly of First Nations represented by their chiefs. The aims of the organization are to protect and advance the aboriginal and treaty rights and interests of First Nations in Canada, including health, education, culture and language.
55 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 6L5

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) is an organization dedicated to safeguarding the bodily integrity of children. ARC is available to help people who feel that their rights were violated by a circumcision to which they did not agree, including those that happened in the first years of a child’s life. Depending on your age and the location and circumstances of your circumcision, legal remedies may be available.
2961 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94705

B'nai B'rith International

B’nai B’rith International has advocated for global Jewry and championed the cause of human rights since 1843. B’nai B’rith is recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in disaster relief. With a presence in more than 50 countries, we are the Global Voice of the Jewish Community.
1120 20th St NW | Suite 300 N, Washington, DC, 20036

Bastard Nation

Bastard Nation advocates for the civil and human rights of adult citizens who were adopted as children. Millions of North Americans are prohibited by law from accessing personal records that pertain to their historical, genetic and legal identities. Such records are held by their governments in secret and without accountability, due solely to the fact that they were adopted.
Bastard Nation campaigns for the restoration of their right to access their records. The right to know one’s identity is primarily a political issue directly affected by the practice of sealed records adoptions. Please join us in our efforts to end a hidden legacy of shame, fear and venality.
P. O. Box 9959, Spokane,, WA, 99209

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.
1101 15th St. NW, Suite 1212, Washington, DC, 20005-5002

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
1275 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309

California Prison Focus

California Prison Focus works to abolish the California prison system in its present condition. We investigate and expose human rights abuses with the goal of ending long term isolation, medical neglect, and all forms of discrimination. We are community activists, prisoners, and their families educating and inspiring the public to demand change.
1904 Franklin St. #507, Oakland, CA, 94612

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

CRLAF is a statewide non-profit organization providing legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. We focus on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized and the undocumented. We engage in impact litigation, community education and outreach, legislative and administrative advocacy, and public policy leadership on the state and local levels in the areas of labor, housing, education, health, worker safety, pesticides, citizenship, immigration, and environmental justice. We seek to bring social justice to rural poor communities throughout California.
2210 K Street, Suite 201, Sacramento, CA, 95816

Campaign for America's Future

Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be.
1825 K Street NW Suite 400, Washington, DC, 20006-1254

Canadian Civil Liberties Association

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a national organization that was constituted to promote respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties, and to defend, extend, and foster recognition of these rights and liberties.
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 210, Toronto, ON, M5T 2C7

Center for Education Reform

Since 1993, the leading voice and advocate for lasting, substantive and structural education reform in the U.S.
1901 L St NW, Washington, DC, 20036

Center for Individual Rights

The Center for Individual Rights (CIR) is a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to the defense of individual liberties against the increasingly aggressive and unchecked authority of federal and state governments.
1233 20th Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036

Center for National Security Studies

The Center for National Security Studies is a watchdog in defense of civil liberties,
human rights and constitutional limits on government power
1730 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006

Child Rights International Network

A world where children's rights are recognized, respected and enforced, and where every rights violation has a remedy.
Unit W125-127, Westminster Business Square, 1-45 Durham Street, London, SE11 5JH

Children Now

Children Now’s mission is to find common ground among influential opinion leaders, interest groups and policymakers, who together can develop and drive socially innovative, “win-win” approaches to helping all children achieve their full potential.
1404 Franklin Street, Suite 700, Oakland, CA, 94612

Children's Defense Fund

The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. - See more at:
25 E St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

Circumcision Resource Center

Circumcision Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about the practice of male circumcision. Our mission is to raise awareness and facilitate healing. Since 1991, the Center has been a valuable source of male circumcision information for parents and children's advocates; childbirth educators and allied professionals; medical, mental health, and academic people; Jews; and others.
P.O. Box 232, Boston, MA, 02133

Citizens for Global Solutions

Citizens for Global Solutions members envision a future in which nations work together to abolish war, protect our rights and freedoms, and solve problems facing humanity that no nation can solve alone.
420 Seventh Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy.
805 15TH STREET NW, SUITE 700, Washington, DC, 20005

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. Founded in 1981, CPJ takes action when journalists are censored, jailed, kidnapped, or killed for their work, without regard to political ideology. In its defense of journalists, CPJ protects the rights of all people to access independent sources of information – an essential part of a free society.
330 Seventh Ave, 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10001

Common Cause

Common Cause is the original citizens’ lobby, founded in 1970 by John Gardner, and still battling for open, honest and accountable government in Washington, D.C. and in all 50 states.
1133 19th Street NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036

Concord Coalition

The Concord Coalition is a non-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits, the long-term challenges facing America's unsustainable entitlement programs, and how to build a sound foundation for economic growth. The Concord Coalition began in the early 1990's as the unified voice of concerned citizens who were motivated to take a stand for future generations of Americans. These founders believed, like the Minutemen at Concord, that we have a moral obligation to leave the country better off for our children and grandchildren. The Concord Coalition's national field staff and loyal group of volunteers cover the country holding lectures, leading interactive exercises, conducting classes, giving media interviews, and briefing elected officials and their staffs.
1011 Arlington Blvd.; Suite 300, Arlington, DC, 22209

Consumer Action

Through multilingual financial education materials, community outreach, and issue-focused advocacy, Consumer Action empowers underrepresented consumers nationwide to assert their rights in the marketplace and financially prosper.
221 Main Street, Suite 480, San Francisco, CA, 94105


CorpWatch investigates and exposes corporate violations of human rights, environmental crimes, fraud and corruption around the world. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations.
1029 Torney Ave, San Francisco, CA, (415) 226-

Council for Responsible Genetics

CRG fosters public debate about the social, ethical and environmental implications of genetic technologies.
5 Upland Road, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA, 2140

Council of Canadians

The Council of Canadians is Canada’s largest citizens’ organization, with members and chapters across the country
700-170 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5V5

Death Penalty Information Center

The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. Founded in 1990, the Center promotes informed discussion of the death penalty by preparing in-depth reports, conducting briefings for journalists, and serving as a resource to those working on this issue.
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 704, Washington, DC, 20036

Democracy Watch

Democracy Watch is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization, and Canada’s leading citizen group advocating democratic reform, government accountability and corporate responsibility.
1 Nicholas St., Suite 412, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5P9

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210, Berkeley, CA, 94703

Disabled Peoples International

Established in 1981, the International Year of Disabled Persons, Disabled People's International (DPI) was the world's first successful cross-disability endeavour to convert the talk about full and equal participation of persons with disabilities into action. Till today, 30 years after it was formed, DPI continues to be the world's ONLY cross-disability Global Disabled People's Organization (DPO).
Ottawa, ON

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.
815 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109

EMILY's List

Our vision is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent. We will work for larger leadership roles for pro-choice Democratic women in our legislative bodies and executive seats so that our families can benefit from the open-m
1800 M St. NW,Suite 375N, Washington, DC, 20036

Equal Rights Advocates

Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.
1170 Market Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Equality Now

Our Mission: to achieve legal and systemic change that addresses violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world.
P.O. Box 20646 Columbus Circle Station, New York, NY, 10023

ETC Group

ETC Group works to address the socioeconomic and ecological issues surrounding new technologies that could have an impact on the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We investigate ecological erosion (including the erosion of cultures and human rights); the development of new technologies (especially agricultural but also other technologies that work with genomics and matter); and we monitor global governance issues including corporate concentration and trade in technologies. We operate at the global political level. We work closely with partner civil society organizations (CSOs) and social movements, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
180 Metcalfe St, Suite 206, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1P5

Federal CURE, Inc.

Advocacy on behalf of the federal inmate population is the central focus of Federal CURE, Inc. (FedCURE). Realizing that successful advocacy can only occur when society has been enlightened about federal prison reality, FedCURE seeks to create a paradigm where elected officials and American society have a clear understanding of the issues confronted by the federal inmate population. Reducing crime in our communities requires society's involvement so that the federal criminal justice system can effectively address escalating crime rates through the adoption of alternative sentencing options in the federal court system; facilitate transitional services during reintegration into the community; and reintroduce effective rehabilitative programming into the federal prison system thus engendering positive changes in the lives of those incarcerated within.
PO Box 15667, Plantation, FL, 33318-5667

Feminist Majority Foundation

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) was created to develop bold, new strategies and programs to advance women's equality, non-violence, economic development, and, most importantly, empowerment of women and girls in all sectors of society. All programs of the FMF endeavor to include a global perspective and activities to promote leadership development, especially among young women. Along with reproductive rights and access to reproductive technology, the FMF's programs have focused on the empowerment of women in law, business, medicine, academia, sports, and the Internet.
1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 801, Arlington, VA, 22209

First Amendment Center

We support the First Amendment and build understanding of its core freedoms through education, information and entertainment.

The center serves as a forum for the study and exploration of free-expression issues, including freedom of speech, of the press and of religion, and the rights to assemble and to petition the government.
1207 18th Ave. S. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37212

Free the Children

Free The Children is an international charity and educational partner that believes in a world where all children are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. We work domestically through We Day and We Act to educate, engage and empower youth to become active local and global citizens. Through our holistic and sustainable development model—Adopt a Village—we work to remove barriers to education and to empower communities to break the cycle of poverty.
233 Carlton Street, Toronto, ON, M5A 2L2

Freedom House

Freedom House was established in 1941 in New York City. Its creation was a result of a merger of two groups that had been formed, with the quiet encouragement of President Franklin D.Roosevelt, to encourage popular support for American involvement in World War II at a time when isolationist sentiments were running high in the United States.
1301 Connecticut Ave. NW Floor 4, Washington, DC, 20036

Freedom of information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.
Washington, DC

Generations United

To improve the lives of children, youth, and older people through intergenerational collaboration, public policies, and programs for the enduring benefit of all.
25 E Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC, 20001


GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT equality. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
New York, NY

Global March Against Child Labor

To mobilise worldwide efforts to protect and promote the rights of all children, especially the right to receive a free and meaningful education and the right to be free from economic exploitation and from performing any work that is likely to be harmful to the child's physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development.
1925 K Street, NW SUITE 300, Washington, DC, 20005

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality

HOPE is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to provide a critical voice to Latinas to develop their personal growth, prosperity, and political clout. Throughout the years, HOPE has served the Latina community with innovative programming that provides leadership development, statewide networking opportunities, experiential learning, and one on one interaction with local, state, and federal officials and agencies.
634 South Spring St., Suite 920, Los Angeles, CA, 90014

Human Rights in China

Promote international human rights and advance the institutional protection of these rights in the People’s Republic of China.
450 7th Avenue, Suite 1301, New York, NY, 10123

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New York, NY, 10118-3299

Humane Society of the United States

The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization, rated the most effective by its peers. Since 1954, The HSUS has been fighting for the protection of all animals through advocacy, education and hands-on programs. We and our affiliates rescue and care for tens of thousands of animals each year, but our primary mission is to prevent cruelty before it occurs. We're there for all animals, across America and around the world.
2100 L St. NW, Washington, DC, 20037

In Defense of Animals

We are supported by a network of tens of thousands of determined activists, dedicated volunteers, interns and donors. We work to expose and end animal experimentation; protect wildlife and restore balance in their natural habitats; end the exploitation and abuse of wild species living in captivity, protect domestic and wild species worldwide from abuse and slaughter for food, conduct cruelty investigations and rescue operations, and provide veterinary care for sick, abused and orphaned animals in our natural habitat sanctuaries.
3010 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA, 94901

International Association of Democratic Lawyers

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with consultative status to ECOSOC and UNESCO.
Rue Brialmont 21, 1210 Brussels, Belgium

International Center for Research on Women

ICRW was founded in 1976 in response to concerns that international development interventions were benefiting men and women unequally – to the detriment of entire societies. At the time, women’s roles and responsibilities, their needs and concerns, and their contributions and constraints were invisible to those who determined how countries spent funds to combat poverty, illiteracy and poor health. ICRW was established to make visible the invisible.
1120 20th St NW, Washington, DC, 20036

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1505, New York, NY, 10038

International Labor Rights Fund

The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) is an advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide.
1634 I St NW, Suite 1001, Washington, DC, 20006

Jane's Due Process

Jane’s Due Process, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001. The organization’s mission is to ensure legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. Created in 2001, Jane’s Due Process is recognized in parental involvement states as a pioneer in delivering legal services to pregnant teens. The core of the JDP program is its statewide toll-free legal hotline, lawyer referral program and web site.
P.O. Box 685137, Austin, TX, 78768-5137

Japanese American Citizens League

Founded in 1929, the JACL is the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States. The JACL monitors and responds to issues that enhance or threaten the civil and human rights of all Americans and implements strategies to effect positive social change, particularly to the Asian Pacific American community.
1765 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA, 94115

Jewish Community Council Of Greater Coney Island

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI) is a community-based organization serving individuals and families in New York City with a wide range of social services, as well as capacity-building support to other community-based non-profit organizations throughout the city. We are a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, founded in 1973, dedicated to improving the quality of life for the frail elderly, the vocationally disadvantaged, underprivileged immigrants and educationally at-risk youth.
3001 West 37th St, Brooklyn, NY, 11224

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
120 Wall St., 19th Floor, New York, NM, 10005-3904


Liberty is also known as the National Council for Civil Liberties. Founded in 1934, we are a cross party, non-party membership organisation at the heart of the movement for fundamental rights and freedoms in the UK.

We promote the values of individual human dignity, equal treatment and fairness as the foundations of a democratic society.
Liberty House, 26-30 Strutton Ground, London, SW1P 2HR

Mennonite Central Committee

MCC is a global, nonprofit organization that strives to share God’s love and compassion for all through relief, development and peace.

In all our programs we are committed to relationships with our local partners and churches.
21 South 12th Street PO Box 500, Akron, PA, 17501-0500

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
634 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90014

Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation

MVFR is a community led by family members of murder victims and the executed that advocates for the repeal of the death penalty. Understanding that victim families are on a spectrum of recovery, MVFR identifies, engages and mobilizes its members to build communities of support that educate the public on the harms of the death penalty, the true needs of the victim families and the transformative power of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society. MVFR works with a variety of individuals and organizations that share our commitments to build a safer society and heal the damage caused by violence.
P.O. Box 27764, Raliegh, NC, 27615

Muslim Public Affairs Council

MPAC is an American institution which informs and shapes public opinion and policy by serving as a trusted resource to decision makers in government, media and policy institutions. MPAC is also committed to developing leaders with the purpose of enhancing the political and civic participation of American Muslims.
Washington, DC, 20005


Napa Emergency Women’s Services provides a nurturing refuge for women and children suffering from domestic violence and/or sexual assault, and is a catalyst for change through prevention, intervention and advocacy.
1141 Pear Tree Lane, Suite 220, Napa, CA, 94558

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) team envisions a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work and in life. Learn more about our credo, programs, events, and more below.
32 Laight Street, Second Floor, New York, NY, 10013

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League

NARAL Pro-Choice America uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.
1156 15th St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20005

National Association for the Education of Young Children

NAEYC's mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources.
1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC, 20005

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

We're the definitive source for improved teaching, leading, and learning.
1525 Wilson Blvd. Ste. 700, Arlington, VA, 22209

National Center for Fair and Open Testing

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.
P.O. Box 300204, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130

National Coalition Against the Death Penalty

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty’s mission is to abolish the death penalty in the United States and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide.
1620 L Street, NW, Ste. 250, Washington, DC, 20036

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 23-member board of directors – is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.
333 1/2 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC, 20003

National Coalition for the Homeless

To prevent and end homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and their civil rights protected.
2201 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005-3410, DC, 20037

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

The National Committee is one of the most effective and trustworthy sources for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid advocacy. Since 1982, we have been working for generations of older Americans who want our nation’s health and income security programs secured for the future. Join us and learn more about how you can be a part of our intergenerational crusade.
10 G St. NE, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20002

National Congress of American Indians

NCAI, a non-profit organization, advocates for a bright future for generations to come by taking the lead to gain consensus on a constructive and promising vision for Indian Country. The organization’s policy issues and initiatives are driven by the consensus of our diverse membership, which consists of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, tribal citizens, individuals, and Native and non-Native organizations.
1516 P Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005

National Council of Jewish Women

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.
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1901, New York, NY, 10115

National Council of La Raza

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas—assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.
1126 16th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20036

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association

The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), founded in 1971, is a non-profit membership organization established to ensure access to voluntary, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive family planning and reproductive health care services and to support reproductive freedom for all.
1627 K St. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006

National Freedom of Information Coalition

Protecting your right to open government.
101E Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, MO, 65211

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005 ("LAS") has not evaluated the individuals or firms listed, and makes no endorsement or recommendation concerning any attorney or firm listed. LAS cannot warrant that information herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions in this listing, whatever the cause. LAS recommends that before retaining any attorney, individuals make their own inquiry into the qualifications and experience of the attorney.

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