Organization Type: Policy, Research, or Advocacy

Kigere Rose/Women Rights Initiative

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

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 Partners for Reproductive Justice

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 »

Colorado Youth Congress

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

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: Colorado Latino Leadership Advocacy Research Organization

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

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 »

Maya Bhardwaj

Maya Bhardwaj (she/they) is a queer diasporic Indian-American community organizer, artist, musician, researcher, and consultant. She holds ten years of experience in social movement work across North America, Europe, and Asia, across issues and sectors. Maya is originally from occupied Anishnaabe land, currently known as Detroit; holds roots and community in Bangalore and New York;… Read more »

Kenney Tran

Kenney Tran’s goal is to continue working with historically marginalized communities to take theories of empowerment and bring them into practice. He believes that in the field of international development, we’ve been focusing from an “external” lense, rather than asking shareholders what works and what doesn’t, relying on their lived experiences, and ensuring that we… Read more »

Malaka Shwaikh

Malaka Shwaikh is an associate lecturer at the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. Her research is at the intersection of prison resistance, decoloniality, and hunger strikes. She is interested in languages of care and empathy and in ways that ensure our world is a better place.

ReGen Science Fund

ReGen Science Fund is a non-profit social enterprise whose vision is to see an Africa that is a pioneer in new scientific research, generic pharmaceuticals and to see an Africa that is autonomous in its health sector. They are a community of young people passionate about seeing the advancement of genetic research and scientific research… Read more »

The Racial Equity Index

The Racial Equity Index believes that individuals and institutions are products of the larger society and environment in which they exist, and also have the agency and responsibility to live up to the change we claim to want to see in the world. Across the global development sector, philanthropists and global development actors, organizations, and… Read more »

Colorado Ceasefire

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 »

Women’s Voices For The Earth

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 »

Sustainable Development Strategies Group

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 »