Community Advocacy Organizations

Organizations whose members have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote a particular cause or work for the realization of a specific social or political goal. (AIRS TD-1600 Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups)

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Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Address:
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Eligibility: Anyone needing information on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Herpes, HPV, etc.
Services Provided:

ASHA's work is focused around three important objectives:
Educate: Be the source of scientifically-based and accessible information
Build Alliances: Collaborate with other organizations to expand the understanding and acceptance of the sexual health model
Advocate: Advance supportive changes in sexual health policy

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Last Updated: 8/13/2020
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Address:
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Fax: 510-272-0817
Services Provided: The Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) is a national association representing community health organizations dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improves the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders within the United States, its territories and freely associated states, primarily through our member community health centers. Provides a directory of member community health centers serving the Asian American, Native Haaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
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Last Updated: 1/10/2020
4182 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 833-281-7165
Address:
4182 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 833-281-7165
Toll Free Phone: 833-281-7165
Email: info@autism.org
Services Provided:

The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism. ARI was founded in 1967 to conduct and foster scientific research designed to improve the methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing autism. ARI also disseminates research findings to parents and others worldwide seeking help. The ARI data bank, the world's largest, contains over 40,000 detailed case histories of autistic children from over 60 countries.

Services:

  • Online educational events for parents and caretakers
  • Continuing medical education credit for physicians, teachers, dietitians, and occupational therapists
  • ATEC treatment assessment tool for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Resource Line
  • Research updates and newsletters
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Last Updated: 9/4/2020
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
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Address:
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research. Search for state-based resources using the Family Care Navigator.
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Last Updated: 3/6/2019
4805 Mount Hope Dr
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Phone: 410-580-5777
Address:
4805 Mount Hope Dr
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Phone: 410-580-5777
Toll Free Phone: 877-622-2798
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The NAACP is the oldest and largest civil rights group in the U.S. Its principal objective is to ensure political, educational, social, and economic equality among minority citizens.

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Last Updated: 9/4/2020
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Organization Name: Bank Street Graduate School of Education
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Address:
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Fax: 646-284-9623
Email: info@nccp.org
Eligibility: None.
Services Provided:

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation's leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children. NCCP has a list online of publications on the following topics:

  • Child Poverty
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Early Care and Learning
  • Healthy Development
  • Immigrant Families
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Integrated Systems
  • Low-Wage Work
  • Social Security
  • Welfare
  • Work Supports
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Last Updated: 9/18/2020
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Address:
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Fax: 415-392-8442
Email: info@nclrights.org
Eligibility: LGBT Community that is being discriminated against.
Services Provided:

Litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues.

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Last Updated: 8/13/2020
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Address:
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Email: info@fabrydisease.org
Services Provided:

Information about Fabry disease, research and clinical trials information, funding programs, and more. Programs, include:

  • Annual conference
  • Family camp
  • Personal support
  • Research and educational information
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Last Updated: 8/13/2020
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Address:
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Fax: 212-344-5332
Email: info@nulexplore.org
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A civil rights organization focusing on youth development and urban youth job training, educational development, health, law. and consumer education. Specifically, these activities include advocacy, research, nutrition services, health screening, housing assistance, and SSI outreach.
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Last Updated: 8/19/2019
701 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-7112
Address:
701 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-7112
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The mission of United Way is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

United Ways across the country activate community resources to make the greatest possible human impact. The United Way system includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations. Each is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers.

As community leaders, United Ways address the most critical local issues and mobilize resources beyond the dollars that are pledged through their fund-raising efforts. Community partners often include schools, government policy makers, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, voluntary and neighborhood associations, community development corporations and the faith community.

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Last Updated: 9/18/2020