Movement Support

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Floyd v. City of New York Trial Press Conference on Muslim Advocates Day March 2013

Movement Support is a crucial element of CCR's education and outreach work. Its primary function is to complement CCR’s legal work by linking the Center to various movements, projects and initiatives. CCR engages in movement support in order to: facilitate networking and the regular flow of communication and information between progressive organizations, agencies and constituencies; strategically undertake collaborative efforts around issues, campaigns and initiatives and facilitate the exchange of information between organizations and agencies about issues.

CCR's movement support is comprised both of assisting grassroots allies and participating in coalitions.

  • Grassroots Allies
    Movement MXGM

    Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM)

    Malcolm X Grassroots Movement is an organization of Afrikans in America/New Afrikans whose mission is to defend its people’s human rights and promote self-determination. With an understanding of the collective institutions of white-supremacy, patriarchy and…

  • Grassroots Allies
    Movement Safe Streets

    Safe Streets/Strong Communities

    Safe Streets/Strong Communities is a community-based organization that campaigns for a new criminal justice system in New Orleans, one that creates safe streets and strong communities for everyone, regardless of race or economic status. The…

  • Grassroots Allies
    Movement Assemble for Rights

    Assemble For Rights

    Assemble for Rights campaigns against the NYPD’s new parade permit rules which will have a dramatic chilling effect on the exercise of our free speech rights and our right to freely assemble. On January 28,…

  • Grassroots Allies
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    Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)

    ACORN is the nation s largest grassroots community organization of low- and moderate-income people with over 400,000 member families organized into more than 1,200 neighborhood chapters in about 75 cities across the country. Since 1970, ACORN…

  • Grassroots Allies
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    Bellevue/ NYU Program for Survivors of Torture

      The Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture provides comprehensive medical and mental health care, as well as social and legal services to survivors of torture and war traumas and their family members. In the past…

  • Grassroots Allies
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    Coalition for Parole Restoration

  • Grassroots Allies
    Movement Gabriela Network

    GABRIELA Network

    GABRIELA Network is a Philippine-U.S. women’s solidarity mass organization, which provides means by which Filipinas in the U.S. can empower themselves and effect change through organizing, educating, fundraising, networking, and advocacy.

  • Grassroots Allies
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    National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

    Ndlon's mission is to improve the lives of day laborers in the united states. Ndlon unifies and strengthens its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize day…

  • Grassroots Allies
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    New Sanctuary Movement

    The New Sanctuary Movement is a coalition of interfaith religious leaders and participating congregations, called by our faith to respond actively and publicly to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters residing in the…

  • Grassroots Allies
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    The Audre Lorde Project

    The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building,…

  • Grassroots Allies
    Movement Agent Orange

    Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign

    Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign is a national coalition of veterans, Vietnamese-Americans and other community leaders who demand justice for Vietnamese Agent Orange victims.

  • Grassroots Allies
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    Witness Against Torture

    Witness Against Torture is a campaign to shut down Guantanamo, organized by long-time social justice and anti-torture activists. Witness Against Torture has played a key role in organizing annual demonstrations on the anniversary of the…