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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Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

In Their Own Words:

CHIRLA’s mission is to achieve a just society fully inclusive of immigrants. CHIRLA organizes and serves individuals, institutions and coalitions to build power, transform public opinion, and change policies to achieve full human, civil and labor rights. Guided by the power, love, and vision of our community, CHIRLA embraces and drives progressive social change. CHIRLA was formed in response to the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 which made hiring undocumented workers illegal, thus creating a situation ripe for worker exploitation and abuse which have increased since that time.

Los Angeles, CA
http://www.chirla.org/
Colibrí Center For Human Rights

In Their Own Words:

The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a family advocacy nonprofit based in Tucson, Arizona. We work with families, forensic scientists and humanitarians to end migrant death and related suffering on the U.S.-Mexico border. Our work approaches the crisis on the border through a human rights perspective.

MA
http://www.colibricenter.org/
Community Servings

In Their Own Words:

We prepare and deliver 9,600 meals each week to individuals and families who are homebound and living with critical and chronic illnesses. Our made-from-scratch meals are medically tailored to meet the nutritional and medical needs of our clients who are fighting illnesses like HIV/AIDS, diabetes, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and many others.

Jamaica Plain, MA, MA
http://www.servings.org/index.cfm
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

In Their Own Words:

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization, with regional offices nationwide. CAIR’s national headquarters are on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Since its establishment in 1994, CAIR has worked to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America. Through media relations, government relations, education and advocacy, CAIR puts forth an Islamic perspective to ensure the Muslim voice is represented. In offering this perspective, CAIR seeks to empower the American Muslim community and encourage their participation in political and social activism.

Washington, DC
https://www.cair.com/
Currents

In Their Own Words:

Currents is an innovative new nonprofit program with a positive focus on what people love about the ocean and what they want to protect. We empower people to become Ocean Heroes by giving them a voice, offering them a choice, and ensuring their valuable contribution is truly effective.

Currents is powered by The Ocean Foundation (TOF) a unique 501(c)3 community foundation dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. Since 2001, TOF has worked with foundations, corporations, and governmental organizations around the world to protect and defend the ocean. TOF is committed to transparency and has achieved the highest possible ratings on Charity Navigator and GuideStar.

Washington , DC
http://chooseyourcurrent.org/
Define American

In Their Own Words:

Define American is a nonprofit media and culture organization that uses the power of story to transcend politics and shift the conversation about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America.

MA
https://defineamerican.com.
Demos

In Their Own Words:

Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Our name means “the people.” It is the root word of democracy, and it reminds us that in America, the true source of our greatness is the diversity of our people. Our nation’s highest challenge is to create a democracy that truly empowers people of all backgrounds, so that we all have a say in setting the policies that shape opportunity and provide for our common future. To help America meet that challenge, Demos is working to reduce both political and economic inequality, deploying original research, advocacy, litigation, and strategic communications to create the America the people deserve.

New York, NY
http://www.demos.org
EarthJustice

In Their Own Words:

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to preserve the wild, to fight for healthy communities and to advance clean energy to promote a healthy climate. Earthjustice uses the law to preserve a rich, sustainable and diverse natural heritage for current and future generations. We select cases that will protect endangered species, sensitive habitats and threatened wildlands; reduce human impacts on ecosystems; and hold accountable those who damage them.

San Francisco, CA
http://earthjustice.org/
Electronic Frontier Foundation

In Their Own Words:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org
Emerge America

In Their Own Words:

Emerge gives Democratic women who want to run for public office a unique opportunity. We are the only in-depth, seven-month, 70-hour, training program providing aspiring female leaders with cutting-edge tools and training to run for elected office and elevate themselves in our political system. We currently work in 16 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Emerge America’s role is to serve the states where we work, open new state programs and build capacity to train more women in each of our current states. We provide our program’s alumnae with a strong, supportive network of women in politics, which includes a national association of Emerge alumnae, the Emerge board and advisory council members.

MA
http://www.emergeamerica.org/
Emily’s List

In Their Own Words:

We elect pro-choice Democratic women to office. Our vision is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent. We will work for larger leadership roles for pro-choice Democratic women in our legislative bodies and executive seats so that our families can benefit from the open-minded, productive contributions that women have consistently made in office.

Washington, DC
https://www.emilyslist.org
Environmental Defense Fund

In Their Own Words:

We’re one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than 1.5 million members and a staff of 550 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We believe prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand in hand. We’re optimists, because we have seen our ideas make a huge difference. And we build strong partnerships across interests to ensure lasting success. We achieve results by finding solutions that benefit people while protecting natural systems.

New York, NY
https://www.edf.org
Families for Freedom

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Founded in September 2002, Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation. We are immigrant prisoners (detainees), former immigrant prisoners, their loved ones, or individuals at risk of deportation. We come from dozens of countries, across continents. FFF seeks to repeal the laws that are tearing apart our homes and neighborhoods; and to build the power of immigrant communities as communities of color, to provide a guiding voice in the growing movement for immigrant rights as human rights. FFF has evolved into an organizing center against deportation. We are source of support, education, and campaigns for directly affected families and communities — locally and nationally.

New York, NY
http://familiesforfreedom.org/
GirlForward

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GirlForward provides adolescent refugee girls with individual mentorship, educational programs and leadership opportunities, creating a community of support that serves as a resource and empowers girls to be strong, confident and independent.

Chicago, IL
https://www.girlforward.org
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

In Their Own Words:

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

Boston, MA
http://www.glad.org