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Social Justice Organizations and Resources: Voting Rights

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

Introduction

The organizations and resources promote voting rights and political participation for all individuals and communities.

Voting Rights and Political Participation Organizations and Resources

The League of Women Voters

https://www.lwv.org

“For 100 years, we have been a nonpartisan, activist, grassroots organization that believes voters should play a critical role in democracy.”

 

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

 

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.”

 

Power Coalition of Equality & Justice

https://powercoalition.org

“We are a coalition of community-based organizations who work together to educate and empower voters across Louisiana. Through our voter engagement and community organizing work, we seek to unify our collective voices into a stronger, more cohesive force that can successfully advocate for an agenda of shared values and issues.”

 

Southern Poverty Law Center

https://www.splcenter.org

(Fordham)

"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.