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Note: due to space constraints, this is not intended to be a comprehensive list of organizations, but a good survey of DC-area groups and beyond. Please contact visionsinfeminism@gmail.com if your group would like to be added!

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

– CLLP (MA) – http://clpp.hampshire.edu/projects/conference/2010/overview

– DC Childcare Collective – http://dcchildcarecollective.org/

– Family Health and Birth Center (DC) – http://www.yourfhbc.org

– Guttmacher Institute (DC) – http://www.guttmacher.org/

– Mary’s Center (DC) – http://www.maryscenter.org/

– National Abortion Federation – www.prochoice.org

– NARAL (DC) – www.naral.org

– National Black Women’s Health Initiative (DC)

http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/

– National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (DC) – www.nlirh.org

– Washington Area Clinic Defense Task Force-http://www.wacdtf.org/

-DC Abortion Fund- http://dcabortionfund.org/

-Choice USA- http://www.choiceusa.org/

SEXUAL ASSUALT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

– Ayuda (DC) – http://www.ayudainc.org/template/index.cfm

– Break the Cycle (DC) –

http://www.breakthecycle.org/in_your_area_dc.html

– DC Crisis Helpline- http://suicidehotlines.com/distcolum.html

(202-561-7000)

– DC Rape Crisis Center – http://www.dcrcc.org/

(202-333-RAPE)

– Helping Individual Prostitues Survive (DC) – www.hips.org

– Hollaback DC – http://hollabackdc.wordpress.com/

– Men Can Stop Rape (DC) – http://www.mencanstoprape.org/

– Mil Mujeres (DC) – http://www.milmujeres.org

– My Sisters Place (DC) – www.mysistersplacedc.org

– Weave (DC) – http://www.weaveincorp.org/

-In Honor of Her (MD)- http://www.inhonorofher.org/index.html


LGBTQI RIGHTS

– DC Trans Coalition – http://dctranscoalition.wordpress.com/

– Different Avenues (DC) – differentavenues.org

– Gay Shame (CA) – http://www.gayshamesf.org/index2.php

– Helping Individual Prostitues Survive (DC) – www.hips.org

– Intersex Society of North America – (CA) http://www.isna.org

– Mautner Project (DC) – http://www.mautnerproject.org

-Transgender Health Empowerment (DC)- http://www.theincdc.org/


HEALTHCARE

– Downthere Health Collective (DC)–

http://www.myspace.com/downtherehealth

– Mary’s Center (DC) http://www.maryscenter.org/

– La Clinica Del Pueblo (DC) – http://www.lcdp.org

– Mautner Project (DC) – http://www.mautnerproject.org

– National Black Women’s Health Project (DC) – www.nbwhp.org

– Partners in Health (MA) – http://www.pih.org/home2.html

– So Others Might Eat (DC) – http://www.some.org

Whitman Walker Clinic (DC) – http://www.wwc.org


RACIAL, ETHNIC AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE

-Ayuda (DC) – http://www.ayudainc.org/template/index.cfm

-American Indian Movement – http://www.aimovement.org/

-Cease Fire-Don’t Smoke the Brothers and Sisters (DC)

-(202 882-1901)

– Community Education Group (DC)

http://www.communityeducationgroup.org

– DC Childcare Collective – http://dcchildcarecollective.org/

– Employment Justice Center dc – http://www.dcejc.org/

– Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (DC) – www.hips.org

– Incite! (WA) – http://www.incite-national.org/

– Jobs with Justice (DC)- http://www.jwj.org

– Latino Economic Development Corporation (DC) www.LEDC.org

– One DC – http://www.onedconline.org

-Empower DC- http://www.empowerdc.org/

-The Praxis Project (DC) – http://www.thepraxisproject.org

-DC Jobs With Justice- http://www.dcjwj.org/

-United Students Against Sweatshops (DC/National)- http://usas.org/

-Respect DC- http://www.respectdc.org/


INCARCERATION AND LEGAL AID

-ALCU (DC) – http://www.aclu.org/

-Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (DC) – http://www.apalrc.org

-Ayuda (DC)- http://www.ayudainc.org/template/index.cfm

-Books to Prisoners (DC)  – http://www.bookstoprisoners.net/

-Central American Resource Center- (DC) – http://www.carecendc.org

-Copwatch – http://www.copwatch.org/

-Critical Resistance (CA) – http://www.criticalresistance.org/

-Families Against Mandatory Minimums (DC) – http://www.famm.org/

-Free Minds Book Club (DC) – http://www.freemindsbookclub.org/

-Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (CA) –

http://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/

-Our Place (DC) – http://www.ourplacedc.org/

-National Lawyers Guild (NY) – www.nlg.org

-Real Cost of Prisons Project (MA)

http://www.realcostofprisons.org/comics.html

Visitors Service Center (DC) – www.vsc.org


HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS

-Food Not Bombs (DC) – http://www.foodnotbombs.net/dc.html

-Housing Counseling services (DC)- http://www.housingetc.org

-Housing Works (DC) – http://www.housingworks.org

-Martha’s Table (DC) – http://www.marthastable.org/

-Pathway’s to Housing (DC) -http://pthdc.org

-So Others Might Eat (DC) – http://www.some.org

-Whitman Walker Clinic (DC) – http://www.wwc.org

-Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless (DC) http://www.legalclinic.org/

-Calvary Women’s Services (DC)- http://www.calvaryservices.org/

-The Green Door (DC)- http://www.greendoor.org/

-DC Hunger Solutions- http://www.dchunger.org/

-DC Food For All- http://dcfoodforall.com/


IMMIGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY

African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation (DC)

http://www.airfound.org

-American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC)

http://www.aila.org

-Asian American Justice Center (DC)

http://www.advancingequality.org

-Ayuda (DC) – http://www.ayudainc.org/template/index.cfm

-Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (DC)

http://www.cispes.org/

-Central American Resource Center (DC) – http://www.carecendc.org

-DC Language Access Coalition – http://www.dclanguageaccess.org

-Detention Watch Network (DC) – http://detentionwatchnetwork.org

-Open Society Institute and Soros Justice Fund (DC) – http://www.soros.org/

-Stitch (DC) – http://www.stitchonline.org

-Students for a Democratic Society (DC)- http://www.dc-sds.org/


ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND ANIMAL RIGHTS

-Anacostia Watershed Society (DC) – http://www.anacostiaws.org/

-Compassion over Killing (COK) (DC) – www.cok.net

-Forestethics (CA) – www.forestethics.org

-Green For All (CA) – www.greenforall.org

-Maryland Food Collective (MD) – http://www.marylandfoodcollective.org/

–National Black Environmental Justice Network (DC) http://www.nbejn.org

-Rainforest Action Network (CA) – www.ran.org

-Student Environmental Action Coalition (WV) – http://www.seac.org/

-Farm Animal Rights Movement (DC)- http://www.farmusa.org/

-Win Animal Rights (NY)- http://war-online.org/

-Defending Animal Rights for Today and Tomorrow (DC)- http://www.dartt-online.org/

-Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary (MD)- http://www.animalsanctuary.org/

-Glut Food Co-op (MD)- http://www.glutfood.org/

-Empty Cages Collective (NY)- http://emptycagescollective.wordpress.com/

-DC Vegan- http://www.dcvegan.com/

-Green Is The New Red (DC)- http://www.greenisthenewred.com/blog/


EDUCATION AND YOUTH RIGHTS

– Baltimore Algebra Project (MD)

http://www.baltimore-algebra-project.org/

– Facilitating Leadership In Youth (DC)

http://www.cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/nonprofit-detail.php?id=1442)

-Institute for Humane Education (ME/National)- http://www.humaneeducation.org/

-Advocates For Youth (DC)- http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php


ART AND MEDIA

-Exotic Fever Records (PA) – http://www.exoticfever.com/

-Femisting (DC) – www.feministing.org

-Girls Rock DC – http://www.girlsrockdc.org/

-Grrr Zine Network (DC) – http://grrrlzines.net/resources/artandmusic.htm

-indymedia (DC) – http://dc.indymedia.org/

-Left turn (DC) – http://www.leftturn.org/

-Word, Beats, and Life  (DC) – http://www.wblinc.org

-AK Press (CA/National)- http://www.akpress.org/

-Radio CPR (DC)- http://www.radiocpr.com/

-Dirty City Shows (DC)- http://inyrbasement.tumblr.com/

-Hear Mt. Pleasant (DC)- http://www.hearmountpleasant.org/

-Mothertongue (DC)- http://mothertonguedc.wordpress.com/

-Sparrow Media Project- http://www.sparrowmedia.net/

-CLITfest DC 2011- http://www.facebook.com/pages/Clitfest-DC-2011/129824880408297


BOOK STORES AND INFOSHOPS

-Politics and Prose- (DC)- http://www.politics-prose.com/

-Red Emmas (MD- http://www.redemmas.org/

-Sankofa (DC) – http://www.sankofa.com/

-Busboys & Poets (DC)- http://www.busboysandpoets.com/

-Future DC Radical Space- http://dcradicalspace.wordpress.com/

-Institute for Anarchist Studies (DC/Global)- http://www.anarchist-studies.org/

-Mt Ranier Bike Co-op (MD)- http://www.mrbikecoop.com/

-The Bike House (DC)- http://www.thebikehouse.org/

-Sisterspace and Books (DC)- http://www.sisterspacedc.com/sp_index.htm

-Wooden Shoe Books (PA)- http://www.woodenshoebooks.com/

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