Human Rights



Advocates for Community Alternatives

Mission

Advocates for Community Alternatives builds an ecosystem of advocates and experts who collaborate with communities to defend West African communities' rights and help the communities pursue their own vision of development in the face of destructive resource extraction operations driven by foreign investment.

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Unpack Impact

Mission

Unpack Impact is an interdisciplinary research initiative demonstrating the business case for including beneficiaries in the design of projects/services intended to improve their lives.

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Homefront Rising

Mission

Homefront Rising is a cultural revival fueled by veterans and allies from all walks of life.

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No More Victims

Mission

The mission of No More Victims (NMV), a non-partisan, non-sectarian, humanitarian organization, is to restore health and well being to victims of war and to advocate and educate for peace.

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Afghan Women’s Mission

Mission

Afghan Women’s Mission seeks to empower Afghan women through funding women-led projects on social issues and for political change.

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Desiree Alliance

Mission

The Desiree Alliance is a coalition of sex workers, health professionals, social scientists, professional sex educators, and their supporting networks working together for an improved understanding of the sex industry and its human, social and political impacts.

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Valley Bikery

Mission

We are a bicycle collective that promotes and supports cycling as a sustainable, healthy, and fun method of transportation in the San Fernando Valley.  We put on community bike rides, events, and mobile DIY bike repair clinics to teach essential skills like bicycle maintenance and how to ride safely with traffic.  We work to make bicycling more accessible and safe, and to create a supportive and empowered cycling community.

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Homecoming: Veterans, Wives, and Mothers

Mission

Homecoming will follow the real lives of our front-line warrior women, as they finish their tour of duty and find the home front…a new battlefield. This film gives returning women veterans a voice and greater visibility as they return home.

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Brazil Without Barriers

Mission

Brazil Without Barriers’ (BWB) mission is to build dreams, transform lives, and increase social and economic equality in Brazil. We aim to break down the barriers of social and educational change by a) strengthening community-based organizations that educate and empower; b) providing opportunities, tools, and resources; c) supporting leadership, mentoring, and teacher training; d) preserving Afro-Brazilian arts and culture; and e) facilitating global awareness and cultural exchanges.

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Valley Improvement Projects

Mission

To improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley by promoting social and environmental justice issues through youth outreach, education, technology, and art.

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BreakOUT!

Mission

BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.

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Turn South: Southern Women for Change

Mission

Supporting rural Southern women as human rights leaders to end poverty.

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Best Practices Policy Project

Mission

The Best Practices Policy Project (BPPP) is dedicated to the advancement of the rights of sex workers, people in the sex trade and related communities in the United States. Everything that we do is guided by principles that protect the rights of people who engage in commercial sex in all its forms.

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Inclusive Development International

Mission

Inclusive Development International is a human rights organization working to make the international economic system more just and inclusive.

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Coalition for Human Rights in Development

Mission

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development is a global coalition of over 65 social movements, civil society organizations, and grassroots groups working to ensure that all development finance institutions respect, protect, and fulfill human rights.

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Treatment Not Chains

Mission

Enabling people with mental illness in West Africa to live with dignity and purpose by providing modern psychiatric care.

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