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Altagracia Faith and Justice Works

New York, New York

Altagracia Faith and Justice Works (AFJW) is an organization that started through the leadership and efforts of laywomen of faith in New York. By putting faith into action, Social Justice Ministry Teams were created to tend to the needs of the community. Their aim is to raise awareness about the predatory Inwood Rezoning and to […]

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Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition is a grassroots community organizing campaign for low-income residents living in public housing. Their mission is to protect public housing from privatization and to prevent the displacement of low-income and poor residents who rely on public housing, the majority of whom are Black (immigrants, Muslims, East Africans), families with […]

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Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS)

CA

The Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) is dedicated to helping grassroots social justice groups fight male supremacism, convening women experts researching supremacists’ ideologies and movements, and educating the public about their work. IRMS brings together organizers from grassroots organizations to address male supremacism and its intersections with racism, xenophobia, and transphobia. They also […]

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Pennsylvania Domestic Worker Alliance

Advocating for Just Systems

Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance

Pennsylvania

Domestic Workers Alliance (PDWA) is a domestic worker-led organization fighting for justice, dignity, and power for house cleaners, nannies, and caregivers. As the only domestic worker organizing group in the state, PDWA organizes and develops the leadership of women — primarily low-income women of color and immigrant women — to win workplace protections that ensure […]

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Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance

Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance is a domestic worker-led organization fighting for justice, dignity, and power for house cleaners, nannies, and caregivers.

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White bird on yellow background for ESTHER logo

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ESTHER

ESTHER aims to bring together people and communities of faith to build community and to identify and act on issues of injustice.

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The Womanist Working Collective

The Womanist Working Collective is a social action and support collective for Black womyn (both cis & trans), femmes & gender non-conforming folks. Their Community of Practice unapologetically centers our Quality of Life and livelihoods through Community Organizing, Philanthropy and Self-care.

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Photograph of a woman from the back, looking across police tape. Her shirt reads Stop the Violence.

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KC Mothers in Charge

KC MIC’s mission is to reduce violent crime and support the families of victims. The Hoping and Healing Support Program provides direct assistance to families as well as providing opportunities to participate in advocacy and anti-violence events happening in their community.

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map of minnesota and twin cities titled "Exodus Lending Clients by zip code." Most pins are in the Twin Cities.

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Exodus Lending

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Exodus Lending provides Minnesotans trapped in payday debt with interest-free repayment options, personalized advice and financial counseling.

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Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The goal of The Women’s Friendship Group is to present Iraqi and American voices to counter negative stereotypes; to build mutual understanding, respect, and global solidarity; and to build community through dialogue.

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