A growing list of youth and outreach organizations committed to uplifting people of color, as well as black and brown youth.
Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation.
The NAACP has over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
We are everywhere street homeless New Yorkers are. We are out 24/7, 365 days a year, in every borough. And we're committed to finding every person living on the streets. Stability and permanent housing can be a reality. But it can take anywhere from one to two hundred contacts to bring someone indoors. It's not easy, but changing lives never is. If you see someone in need, please call 311 or use the 311 app.
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The Larry Hoover Project (LHP) is a human rights platform with a mission to eradicate inhumane sentencing and abuse to prisoners. We aim to be an outlet for the incarcerated to have their stories told in a humanizing way.
Operation Exodus is a Mass Bailout Campaign organized to secure the release of detainees who are serving nonviolent offenses, who are elderly, pregnant or facing health
Green jobs are decent jobs that contribute to preserve or restore the environment. They help reduce consumption of energy and raw materials, limit greenhouse gas emissions, minimise waste and pollution, protect and restores ecosystems; and support adaptation to climate change.
The are the response to two major challenges of our time: how to deal with climate change and environmental degradation, and how to deliver development and decent work.
Green jobs can help lift millions of workers out of poverty and promote social inclusion. Artists have partnered with the ILO to promote green economy as the key to a sustainable future.
A video collection of narrated Children's books, including classics such as The Berenstain Bears, Clifford, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
There are over 168 million children in child labour worldwide. More than half of them are doing work that puts their health and safety at risk. This is unacceptable. Join the Red Card to Child Labour Campaign and help give children around the world a brand new start.
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HOT is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the homeless community; providing the basics to thrive.
Fly Minds is organized to serve as a youth development non-profit. Its purpose is to students ages 9-14 years of age FREE and structured educational/real life/hands-on programs.
Programs include Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) activities; community service; outdoor recreation, photography, music and art. The programs are developed to expand their understanding/awareness of the opportunities available to them.
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Pathway to Purpose partners with NYC schools and organizations to enhance the college-going culture and college readiness for all students.
Pathway To Purpose was founded by Samantha Sinclair. She recognized students across New York City were facing college preparation challenges, many of which she also faced over a decade ago as a first-generation college student. Pathway To Purpose was designed to provide students with the critical information needed to make informed college decisions. In year one, Pathway To Purpose mainly provided students with the opportunity to explore college options beyond New York City through college tours.
I help parents and others teach children that diversity is dope.
Diversity has had a big influence in my personal experiences, pursuits and growth. Truth is I am an African American woman living in the United States. Also, I have lived in many cities: Miami, Newark, Dallas, Sacramento, Dayton, Houston, Orlando and New Orleans. Many of these cities are a nexus for unique culture, diversity, and ethnic discovery. Furthermore, I continue to have a strong desire to explore, discover, travel and immerse myself in a variety of cultures including my own. Consequently, due to these experiences and these ambitions, I hope to promote, encourage and facilitate this acceptance and enthusiasm for diversity in my own children as well as others.
Resources, advice, and support for youth through the college admissions process.
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Our program’s goal is to create financially responsible youth through exposure and creativity. Participates will learn how to save, invest and donate. Participants will also learn about entrepreneurship and various emerging technologies. In addition our goal is to create competence, confidence, connection, caring/compassion and character for youth.
Food justice is an important part of community justice. We take donations form local businesses and use them to fight hunger. Help us connect with donors and with people in need.
We mobilize our teams of volunteers to make a real difference. Join us and see what can be accomplished when you get an impassioned team to focus on change.
Conceived and founded by artist Mark Bradford, activist Allan DiCastro, and philanthropist and art collector Eileen Harris Norton, Art + Practice (A+P) is a private operating 501(c)3 foundation based in Leimert Park, Los Angeles.
A+P’s mission is twofold:
(1) collaborate with a nonprofit social service provider (i.e. First Place for Youth) to support the needs of 18 to 24-year-old foster youth who are transitioning into adulthood, and
(2) provide free access to museum-curated contemporary art celebrating artists of color.
Our vision is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology. To provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
In KidZ was started by Zabina Bhasin, a physician and mom of two, to help kids learn to love all cultures – and themselves.
In Kidz creates kid-focused products that help children learn about other cultures, while inspiring them to create a world that embraces diversity of all kinds.
The mission of Don’t Miss a Beat, Inc. is to blend music, art, academic achievement, and civic engagement to inspire and enlighten children and teens in the Riverside, Brooklyn and Woodstock communities.
Through artistic discovery, we inspire families to bridge the gap for a better life.
Inspiring kids through the experience of art, theater, music and dance
Engaging kids by enhancing education through interactive participation
Connecting communities through civic and environmental responsibility
Nurturing self-reliant families through support and training
INSPIRING COMMUNITIES TO BRING DIGNITY AND HOPE TO YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE
On any given day, there are approximately 437,500 children in foster care in the United States. Most of them are removed from their homes with little more than the clothes on their backs. If they do have any personal belongings, they are given a trash bag in which to carry them.
At Comfort Cases, we believe that every child deserves to feel a sense of dignity. Every child deserves to pack their belongings in a special bag that they can call their very own. Every child deserves to have a cozy new pair of pajamas, a brand new warm blanket, and a new stuffed animal to hug during the traumatic transition into foster care.
PLAY GAMES TO HELP HEAL KIDS
It all started with a little girl in Orange, Texas. Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised over $70 million USD for sick and injured kids. Right now, children's hospitals need YOUR support. Be a hero. Sign up today and raise funds for the Children's Hospitals COVID - 19 Impact Fund
A digital coloring book by renowned Artist Hebru Brantley.
Brantley creates narrative-driven work revolving around his conceptualized iconic characters which are utilized to address complex ideas around nostalgia, the mental psyche, power, and hope. The color palettes, pop-art motifs, and characters themselves create accessibility around Brantley’s layered and multifaceted beliefs. Brantley’s work challenges the traditional view of the hero or protagonist and his work insists on a contemporary and distinct narrative that shapes and impacts the viewer’s gaze.
Dedicated to building self-confidence within inner city youth by providing vital resources, educational opportunities, and mentoring to develop future leaders.
Community Cuts for Kids
In key urban markets, Community Cuts for Kids will lead as the resource for youth assistance by allowing them to recognize their potential and positively impact their communities.
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