Community Resources: organizing

Human Rights Campaign

Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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Tags: education, get involved, national, resources, lgbt, advocacy, activism, politics, political, organizing

Human Rights Campaign St. Louis

As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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MASW

The Missouri Association for Social Welfare works to provide leadership, research, education, and advocacy to improve public policies and programs impacting the health and welfare of all people in Missouri. They envision a Missouri that is more just, equitable and democratic and that assures every person’s health, safety, security, independence, human rights, dignity, and opportunity to reach full potential.

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Tags: advocacy, education, research, leadership, organizing, health, human rights, welfare, public policy

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment. NCTE provides this presence by monitoring federal activity and communicating this activity to our members around the country, providing congressional education, and establishing a center of expertise on transgender issues.

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Tags: advocacy, education, national, trans, transgender, policy, education, organizing, queer, politics, equality

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

We bolster the strength of local LGBT activism in rural enclaves, small towns and cities nationwide. We build grassroots political muscle at every level by training activists, strengthening the infrastructure of local and state allies and organizing broad-based campaigns creating public support for full equality of LGBT people.

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Old Lesbians Organizing for Change

We are a national network of Old Lesbians over age 60 working to make life better for Old Lesbians through support networks and by confronting ageism in our communities and our country using education and public discourse as primary tools. Our national organization is directed by a Steering Committee that works to form and support local groups who will work in their own communities. We believe that we have a great deal of wisdom, experience and strength to share with our communities as well as among ourselves.

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Tags: lesbian, aging, activism, get involved, national, political, organizing, advocacy, older, women, education

One St. Louis

We are a non-profit, volunteer service organization working to fill the gaps in services in the Saint Louis area by mobilizing the LGBT community and its friends through our own programming and collaboration with other local organizations.

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PROMO

We identify LGBT rights supporters, educate them on the issues, give them the tools and the confidence to participate in the political process, and get results. PROMO’s goals are to help LGBT Missourians create a supportive and visible community, become active in the democratic process, and work for their equal protection under the law. We build community awareness and grassroots support for LGBT equality and increase civic participation of LGBT Missourians.

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Tags: activism, get involved, lgbt, politics, statewide, Missouri, policy, advocacy, organizing, education

Missouri Safe School Coalition

The Safe Schools Coalition of Missouri is a team comprised of organizations across the state working to end bullying in Missouri public schools.

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Tags: activism, bullying, education, get involved, statewide, youth, Missouri, schools, community, collaboration, organizing, policy, advocacy