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- Alliance for Justice -- "a national association of environmental, civil rights, mental health, women's, children's and consumer advocacy organizations. Since its inception in 1979, the Alliance has worked to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the public interest community's ability to influence public policy, and foster the next generation of advocates." (Also listed in Select Catalog/Politics and Government/Activist Organizations, Select Catalog/Politics and Government/Internships, and Select Catalog/Politics and Government/Service Organizations).
- Brady Campaign -- "to prevent gun violence."
- Indigenous Environmental Network -- "formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN's activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities."
- civilrights.org / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights -- "founded in 1950 by three giants of the civil rights movement: A. Philip Randolph, founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary of the NAACP; and Arnold Aronson, a leader of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council. It is the nation's premier civil rights coalition, and has coordinated the national legislative campaign on behalf of every major civil rights law since 1957."
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force -- "to build the grassroots political strength of our community by training state and local activists and leaders, working to strengthen the infrastructure of state and local allies, and organizing broad-based campaigns to build public support for complete equality for LGBT people.... provides research and policy analysis to support the struggle for complete equality. As part of a broader social justice movement, we work to create a world that respects and makes visible the diversity of human expression and identity where all people may fully participate in society."
- National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights -- "a national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists ... serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues."
- National Organization for Women -- "the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States."
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