As our President Elect, Donald Trump, is revving up to take his seat in the White House, it is important to remember his key values and his promises to the American people.
Trump has been extremely vocal about his intention for immigrants, his feelings towards the Islamic people, and his plans for the future of women’s right to choose what happens to their own bodies. Trump has exhibited racist and sexist behavior and has been an advocate for sexual assault.
With all of these promises, there are countless groups of people who will need all the support they can get. Here are just a few organizations who are in need of our support during these Trumptastic times:
Planned Parenthood works rigorously to support women in providing them with safe and professional care for their reproductive health and sex education. Planned Parenthood is a key advocate for promoting the Reproductive Health and Rights Movement and take a stand for woman’s ability to have a choice over their bodies. Click here to donate.
KIND: Kids in Need of Defense is a leading organization that works to protect children who are entering the U.S. immigration system alone. They work closely with pro bono attorneys and corporations to ensure that no child appears in immigration court without high-quality legal representation. KIND serves a majority of children who have fled their country in efforts to escape severe violence and abandonment. Click here to donate.
ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union is a union that has worked almost 100 years to protect, defend and preserve the individual right promised to the American people in the U.S. Constitution. ACLU has proven to be an advocate for equality and freedom; they fight for those who are being treated unfairly and whose rights have been taken away from them. Click here to donate.
Emily’s List is a force of change and upholds the vision of maintaining a government that reflects the people it serves. This organization supports pro-choice Democratic women in obtaining leadership positions in America’s legislative bodies and executive seats. Since it first began in 1985, Emily’s List has supported in the successful election of over 100 pro-choice Democratic women to the House, 11 to governors' seats, and 19 to the Senate. Click here to donate.
NARAL: National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws work with a team of both women and men to protect reproductive freedom. The NARAL lobby the Congress, work with state affiliates, and push to elect lawmakers who will share and promote pro-choice values. Click here to donate.
WOAR: Women Organized Against Rape is an organization that upholds the vision of eliminating sexual violence. This organization works closely with individuals to provide treatment and support for those who have been victims of sexual assault. WOAR provides a 24-hour hotline and free individual and group counseling for children and adults. Click here to donate.
Border Angels is a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining and restoring social justice, humane immigration reform, and overall human rights. This volunteer run group works rigorously to educate the community through awareness programs and guided trips through the desert to place water along migrant crossing routes from the Mexican border to the U.S. Click here to donate.
UWD: United We Dream brings together immigrant youth and creates a network for support and empowerment. The UWD team works to ensure dignity, humanity, and justice for all immigrants. They advocate for higher education and protest against the deportation of undocumented youth and their parents. Click here to donate.
Council on American-Islamic Relations is the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization. They work rigorously to ensure justice and mutual understanding of Islam and the Islamic people. CHAIR empowers the Muslim community, and encourages dialog to create better understanding to promote equality and freedom of religion. Click here to donate.
OneAmerica works to empower immigrant communities by bringing them together so that they may unite and thrive by sharing their talents and obtaining the proper information for their success in the U.S. Members of this organization make it a key priority to participate in our democracy and have an influence over shaping policies and educating policymakers about the issues that immigrants face. Click here to donate.
NAACP: the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was first founded in 1909 when a group of individuals came together to put an end to the practice of lynching. This organization fights for equality and takes a stand against race-based discrimination. The NAACP works to remove barriers and educate the public about the occurring presence of discrimination that still exists within the U.S. Click here to donate.
NCADV: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence gives a voice to victims of domestic violence. This organization provides the public with knowledge and understanding about domestic violence, as well as resources and support for victims seeking help. Click here to donate.
The National Center for Transgender Equality is the leading organization that’s creating life-saving change for transgender individuals. Founded in 2003 by transgender activists, this organization has dedicated its efforts to providing a transgender presence in Washington, D.C. and ending violence and discrimination against the transgender community. Click here to donate.
Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training is an organization committed to creating antiracist multicultural diversity within communities and institutions. This group organizes trainings and consultations in institutions to dismantle racism. Click here to donate.
Running Start educates young women about the importance of politics and supports them in building leadership skills to jump start their political career. This organization recognized the need to have more women in political office and believes in educating girls at a young age to prepare them for a successful political career. Click here to donate.
FREE2LUV is an award winning nonprofit that supports individuality, celebrates equality, and takes a stand against bullying. This organizations teams up with corporations, celebrity ambassadors, and youth advocates to create awareness campaigns and community outreach programs. Click here to donate.
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