Audre Lorde Project Inc
The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.
Black Womens Blueprint, Inc.
Black Women’s Blueprint, Inc. is a civil and human rights organization of women and men. Our purpose is to take action to secure social, political and economic equality in American society now. We work to develop a culture where African-American women are fully empowered and where gender, race and other disparities are erased. We engage in progressive research, historical documentation, support movement building and organize for social justice steeped in the struggles of African-American women within their own communities and within dominant culture.
Our mission is to defend and promote civil liberties and civil rights. We work to ensure that the core values and principles of equality, liberty and due process are more fully and consistently realized in the lives of all New Yorkers. In pursuit of these principles we fight for the dignity of all people, with particular attention to the pervasive and persistent harms of racism.
Vera Institute Of Justice Inc
Vera is committed to ending the overcriminalization and mass incarceration of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty. Our vision is to build safe, healthy, empowered communities and a fair, accountable justice system.While Vera continues to operate across a broad portfolio, we are pursuing four core priorities vital for us to focus on right now and in the immediate future:• End the criminalization of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty.• Drastically reduce the use of jails, prisons, and detention centers.• Center dignity and minimize the harms of criminal legal and immigration system involvement.• Support safe and thriving communities with comprehensive strategies that ensure accountability and are rooted in public health.
Race Forward catalyzes racial justice movement building. We build strategies in partnership with communities, organizations, and sectors to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture.