Nonprofits

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Ahri was founded in December 2019. They challenge the broken system and create new pathways for our community so that no one lives in fear of deportation, and everyone has access to education, healthcare, affordable housing, and a healthy work environment.

The core founding staff of Ahri are seasoned community organizers, activists, and advocates who are trusted by community members. Their central programming includes community organizing, civic engagement, immigrant rights, and legal services.

Connect with us!

Susan@ah-ri.org

BAJI educates and engages African American and Black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social, and economic justice.

 

Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California, and Florida with staff in Texas and Minnesota, build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice. 

 

At the local and regional level, BAJI provides training and technical assistance to partner organizations to develop leadership skills, works with faith based communities to harness their prophetic voice, and initiates vibrant dialogues with African Americans and lack immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.

Connect with us!

Tasha@BAJI.org

Nanay@Baji.org

The Inland Empire – Immigrant Youth Coalition (IE-IYC) is a grassroots undocumented youth-led organization founded in 2010. They are committed to creating a safe space for immigrant youth regardless of legal status, race, gender, sexuality, educational background, and other intersections that are crucial to the undocumented identity

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Marlene@theieiyc.org

Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant-led, grassroots organization fighting for justice in East Harlem, New York.

Movement was founded to fight against a voracious trend towards gentrification that is devouring affordable housing and displacing low-income families from their homes.

Members practice collective decision-making and democracy at regularly-held leadership meetings and deepen their political analysis through discussions of the root causes of injustice. 

 

Movement requires the community to set the direction of the organization through participatory democracy and was named the “Best Power to the People Movement in NYC” by the Village Voice. 

Connect with us!

MovementForJusticeInElBarrio@Yahoo.com

YMAN’s mission is to leverage the power of healthy mentoring relationships in the fight for equity and justice.

They promote mental health and resilience through learning about and disrupting systems of race, class, sexuality, gender and ability. 

They also support the building of strong mentoring and multi-generational connections.

Connect with us!

Outreach@YMAN.org