Black Women’s Blueprint (BWB) is one of few organizations committed specifically to ending rape against African-American and Black immigrant girls and women in Brooklyn. BWB first came to be in 2008, when our 49 co-founders, Black women primarily born and raised in Brooklyn, recognized the pressing need to invest in a ‘blueprint’ for political and social justice derived from Black women’s self-determination and autonomy.
Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, they employ community-driven and policy level strategies to access justice. The non-profit organization pays particular attention to the rights of women, girls, and other marginalized groups.
Founded in 2012 by Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) is Liberia’s leading grassroots organization dedicated to building sustainable peace in Liberia and beyond. GPFA achieves its goals through comprehensive education, leadership, and community empowerment programming. GPFA is currently supporting more than 500 young people’s education through scholarships and a network of partnership schools.
New American Leaders (NAL) is leading a movement to create a democracy that represents, includes, and works for all people. NAL knows that the people who are most affected by issues like immigration, voting rights, and rising white supremacy belong at the table, using their lived experiences to help shape decisions that will benefit everyone.