Civil & Human Rights

These nonprofits focus on advocacy for civil and human rights issues, specifically through policy, education and/or community organizing.
Civil & Human Rights

25 Nonprofits
3,422 Donors
$565,383 Given so far

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon $72,240 raised so far.
The ACLU of Oregon works in courts, in the Legislature, and in communities to expand freedoms of press, speech, assembly and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy.
Basic Rights Education Fund $16,273 raised so far.
Basic Rights Oregon ensures that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.
Bradley Angle $19,607 raised so far.
Bradley Angle serves all people affected by domestic violence. We do this by placing people experiencing—or at risk of—domestic violence at the center of our services and providing them with safety, education, empowerment, healing and hope.
Call to Safety $14,420 raised so far.
Call to Safety strives to end domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services and education to empower our community. We operate Oregon’s largest 24/7 crisis line for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence, answering more than 35,000 calls in 2018.
Immigration Counseling Service $29,997 raised so far.
ICS is Oregon’s only independent, nonprofit immigration law firm. Our mission is to strengthen local communities and help bring stability to individuals and their families by providing low or no-cost legal services, outreach and education to foreign-born member residents.
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation $30,861 raised so far.
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation supports and protects, as a fundamental right and value, a person’s freedom to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices—including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion—through education, training, organizing and research. We champion public policy that addresses disparities in reproductive health care and promotes health equity for all people.
National Indian Child Welfare Association $9,188 raised so far.
NICWA works to strengthen the well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families. Our vision is that every Indian child will have access to community-based, culturally appropriate services that help them grow up safe, healthy and spiritually strong.
Next Up (fka the Bus Project) $8,599 raised so far.
Next Up amplifies the voice and leadership of diverse young people to achieve a more just and equitable Oregon.
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon $13,827 raised so far.
Building Power for Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in Our Communities.
Oregon Justice Resource Center $20,750 raised so far.
Mass incarceration is the civil rights crisis of our time, and the key to fixing it is to start right here in Portland by making our justice system fairer, more responsive, and more transparent for victims, justice-involved people and our communities.
Oregon Tradeswomen $29,354 raised so far.
Oregon Tradeswomen helps to transform lives by building community and economic independence through empowerment, training, career education, advocacy, and leadership development in the skilled trades.
Partnership for Safety & Justice $9,202 raised so far.
Partnership for Safety & Justice transforms Oregon’s response to crime through innovative solutions that ensure accountability, equity and healing.
PDX Women in Tech $21,390 raised so far.
We exist to encourage those who identify as women, nonbinary and underrepresented to join tech and support and empower them to stay in tech.
Period Inc. $37,712 raised so far.
Period’s mission is to eliminate period poverty and period stigma.
Portland African American Leadership Forum $8,405 raised so far.
The Portland African American Leadership Forum helps our Black community imagine the alternatives we deserve and build our civic participation and leadership to achieve those alternatives.
Pueblo Unido PDX $12,263 raised so far.
Pueblo Unido’s mission is to empower and provide resources to Latinxs with vulnerable immigration status, and to advocate for solutions that build just communities. We envision a United States of America with libertad y justicia para todxs.
Raphael House of Portland $51,930 raised so far.
Raphael House provides lifesaving services to adults and children escaping domestic violence, while engaging the community in nonviolent living through prevention education and advocacy. We offer resources and gender-inclusive, culturally responsive support to help survivors obtain housing, employment, stability and safety.
Social Justice Fund NW $13,653 raised so far.
Social Justice Fund NW is a foundation working at the frontlines of social change. We leverage the resources of our members to foster significant, long-term social justice solutions throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.
Street Roots $61,076 raised so far.
For 20 years, Street Roots has been creating income opportunities for individuals experiencing homeless and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for change.
Urban League of Portland $12,988 raised so far.
The Urban League of Portland’s mission is to empower African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life. Our programs include a distinctive blend of direct services, organizing, outreach and advocacy. We offer workforce services, community health services, summer youth programming, senior services, meaningful civic engagement opportunities, and powerful advocacy.
Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project $17,154 raised so far.
Voz is a worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions and protect civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity.
Western States Center $24,330 raised so far.
Western States Center connects and builds the power of community organizations, and challenges and transforms individuals, organizations and systems to achieve racial, gender and economic justice. We seek a future where everyone can live, love, worship and work free from bigotry and fear.
Women in Science Portland $9,031 raised so far.
Women in Science Portland builds a community of supportive networks for the development, retention and promotion of women in the sciences.
Youth, Rights & Justice $14,946 raised so far.
Youth, Rights & Justice provides legal representation to children and parents involved in Oregon’s foster care and juvenile justice systems. Inspired by our clients’ stories, we also take our advocacy beyond the courts and into the schools, legislature and community.
YWCA of Greater Portland $6,187 raised so far.
The YCWA’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
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