DenCoKID builds their community’s awareness of dyslexia, provides a web of support for the families and educators of students with dyslexia, and advocates for improved learning outcomes for all Denver kids. They are a volunteer-run grassroots nonprofit working with and supporting Denver’s schools, families and educators. DenCoKID is a partner of COKID, and aligns their… Read more »
Organization Type: Policy, Research, or Advocacy
Women Rights Initiative empowers women and youth to advocate against violence through human rights education and advocacy, harnessing skills, and spreading information to strengthen women and youth’s capacities and visibility.
Tigist Mehabie has more than 10 years of experience as a senior public prosecutor and legal drafting expert. She currently leads the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Law Implementation Project Office, under the Ministry of Justice in Ethiopia. Tigist obtained her bachelor of laws degree from Haramaya University, Ethiopia in 2009 and her Master of Laws… Read more »
Ipas works globally to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception. All people have the right to make fundamental decisions about their own bodies and health. That’s why we work with partners across Africa, Asia and the Americas to ensure that reproductive health services, including abortion and contraception, are available and accessible… Read more »
The Colorado Youth Congress (CYC) works with young people across the state to transform people, communities, and broader systems. CYC grounds its work in the idea that by focusing on individual healing and community health, it is possible to create a society where justice, well-being, and sustainability are practiced.
Causal Design is a social enterprise providing economic analysis, policy research, and M&E systems support. Our firm – with staff in Denver, Cambodia, Kenya, and Malawi – partners with international development clients to provide rigorous independent program evaluation, expand cultures of evidence within organizations, and join them in efforts to relieve human suffering and end… Read more »
CLLARO’s mission is to empower Latinos through leadership development, advocacy, and policy research to strengthen Colorado. CLLARO’s vision for the future is a State of Colorado where Latinos achieve their fullest potential.More than one out of five Coloradans are Latino. Some Latino families have centuries-old roots in the southwestern United States. Spanish colonists grazed sheep… Read more »
Michele Stillwell-Parvensky is a committed advocate for social, economic, and racial justice with fifteen years of experience managing successful advocacy campaigns to achieve educational equity and improve the health of children and families. Michele provides policy, advocacy, and communications strategy consulting to help nonprofits achieve social change. Previously, she served as Vice President of Advocacy… Read more »
Colorado Ceasefire believes gun violence destroys the lives of too many Coloradans. Every day, it raises awareness about the dangers of gun violence within homes and communities, and works with Colorado lawmakers to implement and maintain common-sense gun safety reforms that keep families and children free from harm. Because every Coloradan has the right to… Read more »
The mission of Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) is to amplify women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities. WVE imagines a world where the earth is taken care of, workers are paid well and treated fairly, and there are no toxic chemicals in homes, communities, or the environment…. Read more »
The Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG) is an independent nonprofit research institute advancing best practices for sustainable management of renewable energy and natural resources. We use research, practice, and teaching to provide guidance to communities, companies, and governments on law and policy frameworks that advance best practices for sustainable energy and natural resource development. Our… Read more »
The Global Research Institute is a consortium of international Social Science scholars who conduct independent research on current world issues for academic, government, and judicial constituencies.
Amnesty International is an international NGO based in London focused on human rights globally. In-depth research is conducted on human rights abuses to investigate and expose the facts to lobby governments, companies and other groups to follow and respect international law. The Evidence Lab is a group within Amnesty International that uses innovative techniques to… Read more »
Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) is a Pan-African Organization based in Kenya that promotes humane treatment of all animals and the well being of communities living with them. ANAW-USA partners with ANAW, and others, promoting an all Africa agenda, sustained by communities for conservation, compassion, protection and responsible care of all animals.
Africa Agenda is driven by the need to change the one-sided narrative of African News. We use the Africa Agenda website, journalistic tools, and events, including the Africa News Matters website, as platforms for critical engagement and news analysis about the African continent.