Help Over Hate

Built for those devastated by the results of the US Presidential election, Help Over Hate is an inventory of organizations that aim to service the communities threatened by a Trump presidency. By donating our time and resources, we hope to help the people he won't. Please share and contribute to this list – it is updated daily.

Organizations

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350

In Their Own Words:

350* is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions bring together a global network active in over 188 countries.

MA
https://350.org/
American Civil Liberties Union

In Their Own Words:

For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Whether it’s achieving full equality for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people; establishing new privacy protections for our digital age of widespread government surveillance; ending mass incarceration; or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion; the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.

With more than a million members, activists, and supporters, the ACLU is a nationwide organization that fights tirelessly in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. to safeguard everyone’s rights.

New York, NY
https://www.aclu.org/
Amnesty International

In Their Own Words:

We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, we investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world. We received the Nobel Peace Prize for our life-saving work.

New York, NY
http://www.amnestyusa.org
Anti-Defamation League

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The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

New York, NY
http://www.adl.org/
Arab-American Civil Rights League

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The Arab American Civil Rights League (ACRL) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2011 and is committed to protecting the civil rights of Arab Americans through education and advocacy. The organization, which is based out of Dearborn, Michigan, works to build coalitions, promote understanding and cooperation and combat negative stereotypes. Led by prominent civil rights attorneys and advocates, the ACRL offers the community it serves a solid commitment to ensuring that their rights are protected and preserved. The ACRL’s team of experienced attorneys and advocates receive and handle all complaints of discrimination related to the Arab American community.

Dearborn, MI
https://acrlmich.org/
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project of the Urban Justice Center

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ASAP works to end the wrongful detention and deportation of refugee women and children in the United States. ASAP amplifies the traditional legal services model through creative use of technology, an international network of engaged volunteers, and innovative approaches to community building and partnership.

New York, NY
https://asap.urbanjustice.org/
Athlete Ally

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Athlete Ally’s mission is to educate and activate athletic communities to eliminate homophobia and transphobia in sports and to exercise their leadership to champion LGBT equality. Athlete Ally believes that educating and activating allies within athletic communities – from professional sports teams to school physical education programs – will help eliminate homophobia and transphobia from sports, and mitigate anti-LGBT prejudices at large.

Since its founding in 2011, Athlete Ally has attracted more than 150 professional athletes and Olympians, and teams at more than 50 U.S. colleges and universities to champion the inclusion of LGBT athletes. Moreover, we are leveraging our partnerships with individual athletes and teams to advance our impact on LGBT public policy in states that lag in LGBT nondiscrimination protections.

New York, NY
www.athleteally.org
Black & Pink

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Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. We are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing.

Dorchester, MA
http://blackandpink.org
Border Angels

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Border Angels is an all volunteer, non profit organisation that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border. Border Angels engages in community education and awareness programs that include guided trips to the desert to place water along migrant crossing routes as well as to the border to learn about the history of US-Mexico border policy and experience the border fence firsthand.

MA
http://www.borderangels.org/
Boys & Girls Club of America

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For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs have changed and saved young lives during the out-of-school time. We want every child in America to be in a safe, constructive environment when they are not at home or in school. We provide that safe haven for nearly 4 million youth every year, but there are millions more who need it, and we can’t do it alone. We also reach underserved communities — we have some 300 Clubs in public housing, 200 Clubs on Native lands, 400+ youth centers on U.S. Military Installations, and 1,500 Clubs in schools.

MA
http://www.bgca.org/
Campaign Zero

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We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability. It will take deliberate action from policy-makers at all levels of government to implement these policy solutions. Integrating recommendations from communities, research organizations and the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, those policies aim to protect and preserve life.

MA
http://www.joincampaignzero.org/
Center for Biological Diversity

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Our mission: saving life on earth. At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

Tuscon, AZ
http://www.biologicaldiversity.org
Center for Reproductive Rights

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The Center for Reproductive Rights is the world’s expert in using constitutional and international human rights law to secure women’s access to quality reproductive health care. We are the only reproductive rights legal advocate that works in the U.S. and around the world.

New York, NY
http://www.reproductiverights.org
Civil Liberties and Public Policy

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We inspire, educate, train and support new activists and leadership to secure reproductive freedom, justice and sexual rights for everyone. We do this through our leadership projects that include our classes, annual conference, paid summer internships, emerging leaders network, student activist group and newsletter.

Amherst, MA
https://clpp.hampshire.edu/
Climate Science Legal Defense Fund

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The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF) works to defend climate scientists who are dragged into litigation or otherwise threatened with legal attacks and harassment by politically and ideologically motivated groups.

MA
http://climatesciencedefensefund.org/