Some of us are feeling helpless after the presidential election. It is important to do things that we can control while we feel most out of control. We are not powerless, there are many ways we can fight for what we believe in and make the world a better place. We are especially concerned about Women’s rights, minorities’ rights and safety and the environment. Here are some organizations that need our support to continue doing good and changing the world. If you don’t have extra money to donate you can always donate your time or spread awareness!
Emily’s list is a place where you can support pro-choice, democratic women running for office. The best way for women to gain equal power is to have representation in the government. Electing smart powerful women is the first step.
· Abortion rights and access to reproductive health care
· Economic equality
· Fighting racism and bigotry against the LGBTQIA community
· And ending violence against women
Los Angeles LGBT Center
They care for and celebrate the LGBT community in Los Angeles and beyond.
Sex Trafficking – Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery.
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives.
AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families.
Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual’s income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
(NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors. We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans.
For more than seven decades, this principle has remained at the heart of UNCF, enabling us to raise more than $4.5 billion and help more than 430,000 students and counting not just attend college, but thrive, graduate and become leaders.
To foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.
Fighting for the preservation of the earth since 1971.
Center for a New American Dream
They see the undeniable importance of preserving our earth and promote green, sustainable lifestyles.