GCIP Organizations

Community organizations studied in the Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities report series:

New Mexico | North Carolina | Minnesota | Los Angeles County
Northwest Region | Pennsylvania | Gulf/Mid South

NEW MEXICO Albuquerque Interfaith
  Colonias Development Council
  Enlace Comunitario / El Centro de Igualidad y Derechos
  New Mexico Acequia Association
  New Mexico ACORN
  New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness
  New Mexico Environmental Law Center
  New Mexico Voices for Children
  Prosperity Works (formerly Community Action New Mexico)
  Sacred Alliance for Grassroots Equality (SAGE) Council
  Santa Fe Living Wage Network
  Somos Un Pueblo Unido
  Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)
  Tewa Women United
   
NORTH CAROLINA Center for Community Action
  Center for Participatory Change
  Communities Helping All Neighbors Gain Empowerment (CHANGE)
  Concerned Citizens of Tillery
  Durham CAN
  Equality North Carolina
  Helping Empower Local People (HELP)
  North Carolina Housing Coalition
  North Carolina Justice Center
  Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods
  Senior PharmAssist
  Student Action with Farmworkers
  Toxic Free North Carolina
   
MINNESOTA Advocating Change Together (ACT)
  Alliance for Metropolitan Stability
  Centro Campesino
  Churches United in Ministry (CHUM)
  Council on Crime and Justice
  Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM)
  Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF)
  ISAIAH
  Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP)
  Minnesota Minority Education Partnership
  Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting (MOAPPP)
  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
  Range Women's Advocates
  Somali Action Alliance
  Three Rivers Community Action
   
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC)
  Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
  Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
  Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)
  InnerCity Struggle (ICS)
  Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
  Labor Community Strategy Center/Bus Riders Union (LCSC/BRU)
  L.A. Voice PICO
  Los Angeles ACORN
  Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
  Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Service Center
  Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches (LAM)
  People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER)
  South Asian Network (SAN)
  Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE)
   
NORTHWEST REGION  
Alaska Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA)*
  Anchorage Faith and Action - Congregations Together (AFACT)*
   
Idaho Idaho Community Action Network (ICAN)
  Idaho Rural Council (IRC)
  Snake River Alliance (SRA)
   
Montana Montana Human Rights Network (MHRN)
  Montana Women Vote! (MWV)
  Northern Plains Resource Council (NPRC)
   
Oregon Basic Rights Oregon
  CAUSA: Oregon's Immigrant Rights Coalition
  Center for Intercultural Organizing (CIO)
  Children's Institute (CI)
  Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT)
  Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ)
  Rural Organizing Project (ROP)
   
Washington Community to Community Development (C2C)
  OneAmerica With Justice for All
  Spokane Alliance
  Statewide Poverty Action Network (SPAN)
  United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF)
  Washington Community Action Network (WCAN!)
  Washington Low Income Housing Alliance
   
Wyoming Equality State Policy Center*
  Powder River Basin Resource Council*
   
PENNSYLVANIA AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania
  The Arc of Pennsylvania
  Asian Americans United (AAU)
  Consumer Health Coalition (CHC)
  Good Schools Pennsylvania
  Just Harvest
  Lydia's Place
  Mountain Watershed Association (MWA)
  Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC)
  Philadelphia Unemployment Project (PUP)
  Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)
  Women's Community Revitalization Project (WCRP)
  Youth United for Change (YUC)
   
GULF/MID SOUTH  
Alabama Center for Fair Housing
  Equal Justice Initiative
  Federation of Child Care Centers of Alabama
  Greene/Sumpter Enterprise Community, Inc.
  Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama
   
Arkansas Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families
  Arkansas Public Policy Panel
  Center for Artistic Revolution
  Northwest Arkansas Workers' Justice Center
  Rural Community Alliance
   
Louisiana Family & Youth Counseling Agency
  Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center
  Louisiana Bucket Brigade
  Southern Mutual Help Association
  Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans
   
Mississippi Children's Defense Fund
  Concerned Citizens for a Better Tunica County
  Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities
  Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative
  Southern Echo
   
 

*To gain a fuller picture of the region, NCRP interviewed and featured the impacts of these organizations in its report but did not collect the same depth of data as from the other 20 groups. Therefore their impacts were not factored into the return on investment for the Northwest Region.

 

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