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The Museum's purpose is to preserve, record and highlight the achievements, contributions and experiences of African Americans in Minnesota.
Mentoring, Civil engagement, Nonprofit
The Embrace Girls Foundation's Embrace Girl Power! After School Program & Camps is a non-profit 501©3 organization established in 2001, where little girls learn to be healthy, confident, ambitious and educated young ladies.
Civil, Justice, Nonprofit
My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative of the Obama administration, aims to unite and amplify the voices of black men through mentorship.
With multiple branches throughout the nation, The Innocence Project works to exonerate those who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes by providing free legal assistance.
Cut50 is a project by The DreamCorps that aims to reduce the number of people incarcerated through awareness campaigns like #DayofEmpathy and #ClemencyNOW.
Civic engagement, Nonprofit
BYP studies the attitudes and cultural norms of black millennials in an effort to maximize their life experiences.
With over a million members, Color of Change works to end racial injustice manifested in the media, economy and criminal justice system
The death of Trayvon Martin spurred the inspiration for Million Hoodies, a coalition of young people organizing to put an end to mass incarceration and the criminalization of young black men.
WE ARE HERE - Giving birth to a kinder and more peaceful world for ALL children.
NBJC’s work centers around HIV/AIDS, and makes employment and education opportunities more inclusive for black LGBT citizens.
Incite works to end violence against women of color through organizing events, conferences, circulating newsletters and strategic political initiatives.
San Francisco, CA
Black Girls Code is on a mission to increase the number of black women working in computer programming.
Cvic engagement, immigration
The Pennsylvania Prison Society is a long-standing organization dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system.
The Trayvon Martin Foundation aims to spread awareness of the consequences of gun crime and caters to families affected by gun violence.
Gender rights, Civic engagement, Nonprofit
TWOC offers support and resources for trans women of color, a highly marginalized community.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
New York, NY
.The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) believes that a thriving multiracial democracy requires racial, social and economic justice for all.
New York , NY
AAPC is a New York-based organization focused on resolving issues of domestic violence, substance abuse, unemployment and HIV/AIDS in black communities.
Atlanta-based organization Sister Love commits itself to educating women of color about reproductive health, safe sex and HIV/AIDS.
Sponsored by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, NBWJI centers its mission on empowering black women and girls in the criminal justice system.