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Social Justice Organizations and Resources: Environment

This Research Guide provides links databases, organizations, and resources under the rubric "Social Justice".

Introduction

The organizations advocate for environmental fairness in underserved communities.

Environmental Advocacy Organizations and Resources

The Legal Defense Fund Cases and Papers

https://www.naacpldf.org/case-issue-search/

Resource Page for Cases and Papers from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

 

National Lawyer’s Guild

https://www.nlg.org/our-work/

“Our aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities and people of color, upon whom the welfare of the entire nation depends”

 

New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

https://www.nyc-eja.org

"New York City Environmental Justice Alliance is a non-profit, 501(c)3 citywide membership network linking grassroots organizations from low-income neighborhoods and communities of color in their struggle for environmental justice."

 

Southern Poverty Law Center

https://www.splcenter.org

"The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality."

 

VAYLA

http://www.vayla-no.org

VAYLA is an intersectional AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) nonprofit organization based in New Orleans focused on advocacy through providing climate and reproductive justice education, community organizing education, and comprehensive civic engagement.