STOMP Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying™ is recognized as the most influential anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization in America and beyond, standing up against hate, racism and discrimination. It is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students with inclusion, equality, civility and unity.

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VIP Mujeres

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) was founded in 1984 to address the growing prevalence of domestic abuse and family violence in the Latino community. VIP’s mission is to lead Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. They pursue their mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.

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Imagine Peace

Imagine Peace is a global initiative founded by Yoko Ono that utilizes a vast array of media platforms and works of art to communicate it’s message of peace and unity to the world. The initiative commenced with the construction of the Imagine Peace Tower, a memorial dedicated to her departed husband John Lennon in Reykjavik Iceland.

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RISE Coalition

RISE is a grassroots nonprofit that was founded in 2014, its mission is putting an end to acid violence globally. The coalition was launched by Angie Vredeveld, a clinical psychologist who believed that meaningful change could be made through connecting and empowering individuals that are passionate about resolving the problem.

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United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence. Mission: To prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflicts around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and providing analysis, education and resources to those working for peace.

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The Gathering for Justice

The Gathering for Justice was founded in 2005 by Harry Belafonte after he witnessed a news report of a 5 year old black girl being handcuffed and arrested in her Florida classroom for “being unruly”. The Gathering’s mission is to build a movement to end child incarceration while working to eliminate the racial inequities in the criminal justice system that enliven mass incarceration.

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Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence

The mission of the Brady Organization and its Million Mom March is to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. Of the 32,000 people who die from gun violence in this country each year, how many could be saved?

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Gays Against Guns

Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry’s chain of death–investors, manufacturers, the NRA and other lobby groups, and their puppets in Congress that block good gun laws.

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Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation

The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation is the only charitable organization established after the 9/11 tragedy that is dedicated specifically to promoting educational and cultural exchange among the U.S., France and China. By providing scholarship awards to multinational students, enabling them to study in one another’s homelands, the Foundation aims to shape the next generation of global citizen, along with a new class of international policy makers.

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Sandy Hook Promise

The Sandy Hook Promise was created to prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide and accidental discharge so that no other parent experiences the senseless, horrific loss of their child. Our Approach is to build a national movement of parents, schools and community organizations engaged and empowered to deliver gun violence prevention programs and mobilize for the passage of sensible state and national policy.

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New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

The mission of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is to reduce gun violence through legislative advocacy and education designed to encourage action, influence public opinion and lead to policy change. With a primary focus on New York State, NYAGV also advocates at the local and national levels for laws, policies and practices that protect New York State residents, particularly youth, from gun violence.

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Save Our Streets

Save Our Streets (S.O.S.) is a community-based effort to end gun violence in our neighborhood. The Save Our Streets staff is comprised of full-time Program Managers and Outreach Workers and part-time Violence Interrupters. The outreach staff all have first-hand knowledge of street life and gang life and live in or near the program target area.

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Stop Trafficking of People

STOP is an outgrowth of a United Nations anti-trafficking unit that went by the same acronym (Special Trafficking Operations Program). The experiences in Bosnia and Liberia led to the realization that sex trafficking across borders is a global problem, and that rescuing victims is not enough as local authorities frequently treat many of those rescued, as criminals or immigration law breakers.

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New York Live Arts

Located in the heart of Chelsea in New York City, New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry offering audiences access to art and artists notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with the social, political and cultural currents of our times.

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Safe and Sound Schools

We are Safe and Sound. Sandy Hook parents, educators, and community members—all inspired by our children and educators who perished on December 14, 2012.

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Shepherds

Shepherds is a non-profit organization serving the needs of Connecticut’s inner-city high school students who might otherwise fall between the cracks in the public school system. By providing financial support for a college preparatory education at a non-public high school, an adult Mentor, and teaching academic and life skills, Shepherds empowers young people to build a stronger foundation for future success.

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