The Council on American Islam Relations believes America’s greatness comes from the endless opportunities for all of her citizens and that this greatness is maintained through active civic participation. We believe that advocacy through the American Muslim experience is advocacy for a better America.
The organization’s main goals, which embody its core values, are the following:
-to expose and educate youth and adults of Arab and non-Arab heritage to the diversity of Arab culture and other cultural traditions
-to support the development of youth leadership by empowering them with a deeper knowledge of their cultural heritage and history, creating opportunities for greater academic achievement and civic engagement.
-to create a welcoming and inclusive space in West Philadelphia that serves as an administrative and programming space for Al-Bustan and engages with community members in Philadelphia and beyond
Over the past twenty-one years, Women’s Campaign International
has worked tirelessly in more than 45 countries to promote women’s leadership fostering peace building and the lasting transformation of communities.
Women’s Campaign International is a renowned NGO working with individuals and communities throughout the world founded in 1998 by Emmy-winning reporter and U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies.
The African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) launched its program of distributing free Ghanaian-made bamboo bicycles to under-resourced Ghanaian rural students, small farmers, and healthcare workers, in September 2016. The distribution of those first 30 bikes, in Accra and Kumasi, was just the first step in the African-American-established NGO’s long-term plan for providing support to young people across Ghana. In July 2019, the Foundation distributed an additional 85 bikes, for a total of 500, over the three-year period, to rural students and teachers from the Ningo-PramPram School District, at an event at the Achimota Golf Club, in Accra.
Through advocacy, education and litigation, our attorneys, advocates and volunteers work to preserve and promote civil liberties including the freedom of speech, the right to privacy, reproductive freedom, and equal treatment under the law. We stand in defense of the rights of women and minorities, workers, students, immigrants, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, and others who have seen bias and bigotry threaten the rights afforded to all of us in this country by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center is Penn’s resource for enhancing student’s intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership through our programs, advising, and advocacy.
HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal, resettlement, citizenship, and supportive services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to ensure their fair treatment and full integration into American society.
Congreso is a leading provider of high-quality programs with an expert focus on the Latino community. Its Primary Client Model (PCM), which ensures a client-centered, data-driven approach to service delivery, is the foundation for Congreso’s nationally renowned emphasis on outcomes measurement.
Our mission is to empower, enable and support communities in our efforts to revitalized the Lenapehoking [Philadelphia/Pennsylvania] neighborhoods and beyond. Our goal is to serve as a vehicle through which indigenous people working with different ethnic groups, their residents and businesses can work together to solve problems and improve life in their indigenous and diversity community.