Outside Organizations and Links

  • The New York Immigration Coalition website has very useful information, event listings, and reports on issues.
  • The Council on American Islamic Relations works to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
  • The Anti-Defamation League of New York‘s mission includes safeguarding the civil rights of all religious, racial and ethnic groups, and confronting anti-Semitism and all forms of prejudice.”
  • The Anti-Violence Project seeks to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
  • The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund works to protect the civil rights of Asian Americans and the rights of Americans in general through¬†litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing.
  • The New York State Youth Leadership Council. Created and led by undocumented youth, it offers services, scholarships and safe spaces for undocumented young people.
  • United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, with 100,000 members and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. The group organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status, and runs an internship program for undocumented immigrant youth to build power and gain work experience all while getting paid during summers, called Dream Summer.
  • Black Alliance for Just Immigration¬†educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice.
  • Make the Road New York¬†builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

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