Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Schott Foundation for Public Education:

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YOUNG Coalition
Youth Organizers for the Now Generation (YOUNG) is an exciting youth-led coalition founded by Youth on Board and Boston Youth Organizing Project (BYOP). YOUNG is a youth-led, adult-supported coalition that organizes to improve the Boston Public Schools. http://www.youthonboard.org/young-coalition https://www.facebook.com/youthonboard/ https://twitter.com/youthonboard Region: Northeast
Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children. http://massadvocates.org/ https://www.facebook.com/massadvocates/ http://twitter.com/#!/MassAdvocates Region: Northeast
Economic Policy Institute
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions. http://www.epi.org/ http://www.facebook.com/pages/Economic-Policy-Institute/100882346667 https://twitter.com/EconomicPolicy Region: National
Donors' Education Collaborative
The Donors' Education Collaborative (DEC) is dedicated to systemic reform of New York City public schools. Its members pool funds to advance equity, opportunity, and excellence for all students—including those facing the greatest challenges. http://www.nycommunitytrust.org/AboutTheTrust/CollaborativeFunds/DonorsEducationCollaborative/tabid/396/Default.aspx Region: Northeast
Council on Foundations
An active philanthropic network, the Council on Foundations provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain their ability to advance the common good. http://www.cof.org/ https://www.facebook.com/CouncilonFoundations https://twitter.com/COF_ Region: National
ACTION United
ACTION United is a membership organization of low and moderate income Pennsylvanians working to build power through organizing communities to win changes on the issues that are important to them. http://actionunited.org/ https://www.facebook.com/ActionUnited https://twitter.com/ActionUnited 


Center for Community Alternatives
CCA promotes reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services, and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights. http://www.communityalternatives.org https://www.facebook.com/communityalternatives/ https://twitter.com/cca_ny Region: National
YWCA Cambridge
YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. http://www.ywcacam.org https://www.facebook.com/YWCACambMA/ https://twitter.com/YWCACambMA Region: Northeast
Black Organizing Project
The Black Organizing Project is a Black member-led community organization working for racial, social, and economic justice through grassroots organizing and community-building in Oakland, California. http://blackorganizingproject.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackOrgProject/ https://twitter.com/BlackOrgProject Region: West
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Big Sister offers mentoring programs for girls and women, professionally supported by staff and generously funded by our philanthropic partners. http://www.bigsister.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BigSisterBoston/ http://twitter.com/bigsisterboston Region: Northeast
Civil Rights Project at UCLA
The mission of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles is to help renew the civil rights movement by bridging the worlds of ideas and action, to be a preeminent source of intellectual capital within that movement, and to deepen the understanding of the issues that must be resolved to achieve racial and ethnic equity as society moves through the great transformation of the 21st century.
Education Week
Education Week is a national newspaper focusing on K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is now recognized as "American education’s newspaper of record." http://www.edweek.org https://www.facebook.com/edweek/ https://twitter.com/educationweek Region: National
Louisiana Center for Children's Rights
The Louisiana Center for Children's Rights advocates and litigates for a transformed juvenile justice system that is fair, compassionate, and promotes positive youth development. http://www.laccr.org https://www.facebook.com/louisiana.center.for.childrens.rights/ https://twitter.com/lakidsrights Region: South
Power Coalition
The Power Coalition is building a statewide People’s Agenda to focus on the critical social and economic justice issues affecting people of color and low-income families in Louisiana. https://www.facebook.com/PowerCoalition Region: South
Building Movement Project
The Building Movement Project develops research, tools, training materials and opportunities for partnership that bolster nonprofit organizations’ ability to support the voice and power of the people they serve. http://www.buildingmovement.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BuildingMovementProject/ https://twitter.com/BldingMovement Region: National
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is a national network of foundation professionals, social entrepreneurs and other change makers who strive for excellence in the practice of philanthropy. http://www.epip.org/ https://www.facebook.com/Emerging-Practitioners-in-Philanthropy-EPIP-204284893872/ https://twitter.com/epipnational Region: National
Interaction Institute for Social Change
IISC catalyzes the will and skill of the diverse public to create social justice and sustainability. IISC does this with people in communities, organizations and movements through training, facilitation, network building and public engagement. http://interactioninstitute.org https://www.facebook.com/interactioninstitute/ https://twitter.com/IISCBlog Region: National
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is an interdisciplinary engaged research institute at The Ohio State University established in May 2003. Kirwan's goal is to connect individuals and communities with opportunities needed for thriving by educating the public, building the capacity of allied social justice organizations, and investing in efforts that support equity and inclus
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
Forty-three community institutions including schools, churches, block clubs, and agencies are members of LSNA, engaging more than 2,000 people in organizing and supporting programs to ensure that the voices of ALL Logan Square residents are heard. http://www.lsna.net/ https://www.facebook.com/LoganSquareNeighborhoodAssociation/ Region: Midwest
Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
BPNC is a community-based, grassroots organization on Chicago's Southwest side. http://www.bpncchicago.org https://www.facebook.com/bpncchicago/ https://twitter.com/BpncChicago Region: Midwest
People's Action Institute
The mission of People’s Action Institute is to advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice by investing in powerful state and local organizations and campaigns that win real change in people’s lives. https://peoplesaction.org/institute/ https://www.facebook.com/PplsActionInst/ Region: National
Chicago Community Trust
The Chicago Community Trust is a community foundation dedicated to improving our region through strategic grant making, civic engagement and inspiring philanthropy. http://www.cct.org http://www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust http://twitter.com/chitrust Region: Midwest
The Franklin Forum
The Franklin Forum is a communications organization that provides media training and support, including message development and speaker promotion, to strengthen top progressive messengers and messaging. https://thefranklinforum.org/ Region: National


Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing
The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing was created to increase the competency and sophistication of youth organizing while building momentum and interest in this work among funders, community organizations and others. 

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