The following are suggested organizations that are in are going to need assistance in their battles against the President-elect, his administration and the Republican-led Congress.  Local organizations in your town or city are also going to need your help.  


AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

http://www.aclu.org


CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive. 

http://www.biologicaldiversity.org


COMMUNITY INITIATIVES FOR VISITING IMMIGRANTS IN CONFINEMENT (CIVIC)

CIVIC is the national immigration detention visitation network, which is working to end the U.S. immigration detention system by monitoring human rights abuses, elevating stories, building community-based alternatives to detention, and advocating for system change.

http://endisolation.org


DISABILITY RIGHTS EDUCATION & 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.

http://www.dredf.org


EARTHJUSTICE

Today’s environmental challenges are greater than ever. But we live in a country of strong environmental laws—and Earthjustice holds those who break our nation’s laws accountable for their actions.  As the nation’s original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization, we leverage our expertise and commitment to fight for justice and advance the promise of a healthy world for all.

http://www.earthjustice.org


EVERYTOWN

Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gun violence touches every town in America. For too long, change has been thwarted by the Washington gun lobby and by leaders who refuse to take common-sense steps that will save lives.

http://www.everytown.org


FEEDING AMERICA

The Feeding America network of food banks is leading the fight against hunger in communities nationwide. 

http://www.feedingamerica.org


GREENPEACE

Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

http://www.greenpeace.org


NAACP

The NAACP's mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

http://www.naacp.org


NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (NCADV)

The vision of NCADV is to create a culture where domestic violence is not tolerated; and where society empowers victims and survivors, and holds abusers accountable.  NCADV is the voice of victims and survivors.  We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence.  We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.

http://www.ncadv.org


NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS FUND

Since 1971, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has provided legal assistance to Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide who may have otherwise gone without adequate representation. NARF has successfully asserted and defended the most important rights of Indians and tribes in hundreds of major cases, and has achieved significant results in such critical areas as tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, natural resource protection, and Indian education.

http://narf.org


NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

We combine the power of more than two million members and online activists with the expertise of some 500 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild. Our work helps safeguard the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the places we treasure.

http://www.nrdc.org


PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Planned Parenthood was founded on the revolutionary idea that women should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams — no ceilings, no limits.  Today, Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

http://www.plannedparenthood.org


THE SIERRA CLUB

Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy.

http://www.sierraclub.org


SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.

http://www.splcenter.org


THE TREVOR PROJECT

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

http://www.thetrevorproject.org


UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS

Our scientists and engineers develop and implement innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.

http://www.ucsusa.org


 

YOUR LOCAL FOOD BANK


YOUR LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION


YOUR LOCAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATION