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Social Justice Organizations and Resources: Health Care

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

Introduction

These Organizations and Resources advocate for better health care access in underserved communities.

Health Care Advocacy Organizations and Resources

NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

https://naacp.org

"The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.”

 

Urban Justice

https://www.urbanjustice.org

The Urban Justice League is a New York City based umbrella organization with numerous projects addressing social justice.  Their health care projects include The Brave House (immigrant girls ages 16-21), Domestic Violence Project, Human Rights Project and Mental Health Project.

 

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.