(Some of) What We Can Do

These organizations are on the fore-front of fighting for communities (and issues) that are now particularly vulnerable, given a Trump presidency. These are New York-centric because they’re the list my friends and I have been compiling about where we live – but most of these organizations have chapters in every state. This is only a partial resource.

WOMEN’S RIGHTS & ADVOCACY

Planned Parenthood
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VOLUNTEER (NY chapter)

National Network of Abortion Funds
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National Organization for Women (NOW)
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VOLUNTEER at the NYC chapter

Center for Reproductive Rights
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IMMIGRANT RIGHTS & ADVOCACY

Make the Road NY
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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
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The Young Center (resources for unaccompanied immigrant kids)
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VOLUNTEER

POC RIGHTS & ADVOCACY

NAACP Legal Defense Fund
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Southern Poverty Law Center
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Campaign Zero (specifically against police brutality)
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Council on American-Islamic Relations – (defending civil liberties for Muslim-Americans)
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LGBTQ RIGHTS & ADVOCACY

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
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The Mazzoni Center (Philadelphia – LGBTQ community health)
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Callen-Lorde – (NYC – LGBTQ community health)
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THE ENVIRONMENT

The Sierra Club

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Next Gen Climate
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EarthJustice (lawyers representing the environment)
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Migratory Routes

There’s nothing better than a visiting novelist staying with you. It means somebody else will always want to talk about Fates and Furies at 2 am, and somebody else will always want to drink too many coffees too early in the morning and talk about what you’re going to reconvene to eat in the evening. (Spoiler alert: Taboonette takeout.) fullsizerender-24fullsizerender-23 Come back, Swan Huntley.