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Bay Resistance BR Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  to advance racial, economic, climate, and gender justice by activating individuals and families to build a just world for all of us. Some of us are targeted by Trump and his hateful policies. Many of us are immigrant, Muslim, South Asian, Black, Jewish, women, workers, queer, seniors & people with disabilities.
Profile:  Bay Resistance is a powerful new organization preparing to defend our communities, our movements, and our planet. The mission of Bay Resistance is to advance racial, economic, climate, and gender justice by activating individuals and families to build a just world for all of us. Some of us are targeted by Trump and his hateful policies. Many of us are immigrant, Muslim, South Asian, Black ...

Bay Rising BR(1) Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  Bay Rising (a fiscally sponsored project of MSC) is an emerging, regional civic engagement collaboration between Oakland Rising, San Francisco Rising, and Silicon Valley Rising. Each of the partners in this project are composed of grassroots social justice organizations that have a long-term, shared vision for building progressive political power in the San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland Rising, San Francisco Rising and Working Partnerships USA). We are committed to building a powerful progressive electorate rooted in low-income, immigrant and communities of color, exercising and expanding our political influence to advance a set of progressive values and policies, aligning our organizations and coordinating with other progressive forces to realize and sustain a forward-thinking vision.

Bay Rising Action Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  We build the power of Bay Area communities of color by working with grassroots organizations & leaders with strong local roots.

Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates BVHP Advocates Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  The Advocates seek to help keep Black people and immigrants in our historic neighborhood and find strategies and actions to slow and reverse the rapid displacement of diverse populations from all of San Francisco, along with the displacement of the working class of all ethnicities from the City. Our environmental advocacy is tightly woven with our workforce and economic development interests, in the hopes of keeping a diverse Bayview Hunters Point.
Profile:  Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates, established in 1994, is a grassroots organization founded and led by long-term members of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood in San Francisco. Our programs combine community organizing with education, advocacy, and direct services. We take an active role in mobilizing the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood on issues of environmental and economic justice.

Benicians for a Safe and Healthy Community BSHC Nonprofit Benicia Solano Website

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists BFUU Religious/Faith-based Org. Berkeley Alameda Website
Mission:  Living in a time of great planetary challenge, we, the members and friends of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, joyously claim our home in the heart of the city of Berkeley. Together we affirm and commit to a radical and evolving religious movement which respects the integrity of heart, mind and body, the value of non-oppressive pluralistic community, and the work of direct social action. To build and sustain our community we freely join in the spirit of embracing and transformative love and draw from all sources of human creativity and the Earth's wisdom.
Profile:  BFUU is a dynamic Unitarian Universalist congregation that plays an important role as a progressive spiritual community in the heart of Berkeley. The Fellowship enriches the life of the surrounding community as a much-used and much-loved venue for social justice and cultural programs.

Breakthrough Communities Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  Promoting Sustainability and Justice in Metropolitan Regions
Profile:  In the face of global crisis and in response to California’s leadership in the field of global warming, climate justice advocates and organizations in California are writing a new chapter in the struggle for social justice. We are living at a critical moment in planetary evolution. After four hundred generations, the period of the Earth’s stable climate is ending. The evidence of this change is now widely documented: melting polar ice caps, sea level rise, extreme weather events and widespread flooding and drought.

Brightline Defense Project Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  We promote sustainability and opportunity in under-served communities in the Bay Area through policy advocacy and partnerships.
Profile:  Brightline is a policy advocacy non-profit that works to empower communities and create sustainable environments. We work to promote sustainable policies that allow low-income residents to remain and work in developing urban communities, focusing on local hiring policies and access to environmental benefits such as solar and energy efficiency. Our team of community-oriented lawyers connects communities most in need to critical policymaking levers at the local and state level, which can be then modeled nationwide.

California Environmental Justice Alliance CEJA Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  We are building a broad movement to organize our base on climate justice because we see that environmental justice communities need drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions and related pollutants that harm air quality and public health. We believe that California’s current regulatory system to address climate change, cap and trade, will not get us there. As our state develops long-term, large-scale policy solutions, we have a unique opportunity to address long-standing environmental justice issues as well as fight climate change.
Profile:  The California Environmental Justice Alliance is a statewide, community-led alliance that works to achieve environmental justice by advancing policy solutions. We unite the powerful local organizing of our members in the communities most impacted by environmental hazards – low-income communities and communities of color – to create comprehensive opportunities for change at a statewide level. We build the power of communities across California to create policies that will alleviate poverty and pollution. Together, we are growing the statewide movement for environmental health and social justice.

Causa Justa :: Just Cause CJJC Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  Causa Justa :: Just Cause builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities. Born through mergers between Black organizations and Latino organizations, we build bridges of solidarity between working class communities. Through rights-based services, policy campaigns, civic engagement, and direct action, we improve conditions in our neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, and contribute to building the larger multi-racial, multi-generational movement needed for fundamental change.
Profile:  We are Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC), a multi-racial, grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents. In 2010, CJJC emerged from the strategic collaboration of two powerful organizations: St. Peter’s Housing Committee and Just Cause Oakland. These two organizations represent more than 30 years combined experience working toward housing and racial justice for African Americans and Latinos. In 2015, we merged People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER) into our organization, expanding our issue and geographic reach even further. With offices in East and West Oakland and in San Francisco’s Mission and Bayview neighborhoods, we are a force for justice and unity among Black and Brown communities. Causa Justa :: Just Cause has a multi-faceted approach to fighting for social justice. We provide tenant rights advocacy and information to tenants through our Housing Committee/Tenants’ Rights Clinic. We build our membership through recruitment in the tenants’ rights clinics and through neighborhood door knocking and outreach. We fight grassroots campaigns to win immigrant rights and housing rights and work toward building a larger movement for social transformation.

Center for Climate Change and Health Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  PHI’s Center for Climate Change & Health contributes to building healthy and climate-resilient communities that have the right tools to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The Center engages local leaders, scientists, policymakers, health care providers and civil society in mainstreaming the protection of health across a wide range of policies and sectors. It promotes strategies that reduce long-term climate change, promote climate resilient communities, protect all people from the health impacts of climate change, and optimize health and health equity outcomes.
Profile:  Public Health Institute's Center for Climate Change & Health is dedicated to tackling the challenge of climate change while creating more vibrant, healthy and equitable communities throughout the US and around the world.

Center on Race, Poverty, & the Environment CRPE Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  The Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment is a national environmental justice organization providing legal, organizing, and technical assistance to grassroots groups in low-income communities and communities of color.

Citizens for a Better Environment Nonprofit Richmond Contra Costa Website
Profile:  Non-profit, statewide, multiracial, urban environmental health and justice organization that works with urban communities and grassroots organizations--using science based research, legal tactics, and organizing strategies to prevent air and water pollution, eliminate toxic hazards, and improve public health.

CivicSpark Nonprofit Sacramento Sacramento Website
Profile:  CivicSpark is a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program that is dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges such as climate change, water resource management, affordable housing, and mobility.

Climate Justice Alliance Nonprofit Alameda Website
Profile:  Climate Justice Alliance membership is rooted in a shared landscape analysis, priorities and overall vision. Our alliance includes base-building frontline organizations (BFOs), Alliances, Networks, and Movement Support Organizations.

Climate Justice Caucus Nonprofit Alameda Website
Profile:  What We Do Climate Convergence is a grassroots network of climate justice organizations and activists (Indigenous, Labour, Student, NGO and Communities of Faith). We are mobilizing to stop climate...

Coalition For San Francisco Neighborhoods Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  Advocating for a healthy city
Profile:  The Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods grew out of concerned neighborhood organizations whose proposals to the Planning Department for amendments to the height and bulk limits were rejected. The San Francisco Foundation gave a small grant to get the Coalition on its way, with SPEAK serving as fiscal agent, and a part time secretary was hired to set up meetings, produce a Newsletter and to recruit neighborhood organizations. The Coalition was incorporated in 1991 as a 501(c)4 non profit civic organization with a Board of Directors made up of representatives of member organizations. It has held candidates and issues forums to educate the members and the public. It has, through member participation and lobbying, supported its members on issues affecting the broad community and continues to watch various City departments to insure fair treatment of all city residents.

Communities for a Better Environment CBE Nonprofit Richmond Contra Costa Website
Mission:  Founded in 1978, Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) is one of the preeminent environmental justice organizations in the nation. The mission of CBE is to build people’s power in California’s communities of color and low income communities to achieve environmental health and justice by preventing and reducing pollution and building green, healthy and sustainable communities and environments.
Profile:  Non-profit, statewide, multiracial, urban environmental health and justice organization that works with urban communities and grassroots organizations--using science based research, legal tactics, and organizing strategies to prevent air and water pollution, eliminate toxic hazards, and improve public health.

EcoEquity Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Mission:  Global economic justice as the key to emergency climate mobilization
Profile:  coEquity is a small, activist think tank that has had an outsized impact on the global climate equity debate. It has done this primarily, but not exclusively, by way of its fair shares campaign, in the context of a global emergency climate mobilization. This goal has been pursued, first, via the Greenhouse Development Rights project and, more recently, by way of its successor the Climate Equity Reference Project. EcoEquity is focused on political and theoretical work on climate solutions that are fair enough to actually work. Through its participation in domestic and international networks of activists and scholars, it argues for emergency climate strategies that protect the poor, and more generally protect the rights of all people to dignified levels of just and sustainable development.

Extinction Rebellion - San Francisco Bay Chapter Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  The Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Chapter is sending love to those across the world impacted by COVID-19 and their families. These times call for strengthened resilience and mutual aid. This is a global crisis, which, similar to the deadly crisis of climate change, requires a global response at individual, family, community, city, region, state, country and international levels. We have the responsibility to take personal accountability for our actions by staying at home to limit cross-contamination risk, as well as the opportunity to create resilient social structures and mutual aid infrastructure that we can continue to grow to address the climate crisis (mortality rate of 80% of all life on earth on our current trajectory).

Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity FACES Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Profile:  FACES, the Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity, is a grassroots organization based in Berkeley, California working for environmental justice in the Philippines and beyond. The organization was originally founded in 2000 with the mission to clean up former US military bases in the Philippines. Today, their mission has ...

Fresh Air Vallejo Nonprofit Vallejo Solano Website

Friends of Adeline Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Mission:  We Shall Determine Our Own Future – Development of and within this community must be inclusive, empowering and respectful of the diversity of the people of South Berkeley.
Profile:  Friends of Adeline is a diverse group of caring South Berkeley residents working in partnership with local businesses, nonprofits, and others to affect change so that our neighborhood is an inclusive and just place for all people. Join us to build a more equitable South Berkeley and a better Berkeley for all!

Green For All Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  Green For All is a national program of the Dream Corps at the intersection of the environmental, economic, and racial justice movements.

Greenaction for Health and Enviromental Justice Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice We mobilize community power to win victories that change government and corporate policies and practices to protect health and to promote environmental, social and economic justice.

Hayward Collective Nonprofit Hayward Alameda Website
Profile:  The Hayward Collective is a womxn, people of color, LGBTIQ+-led organization. We aim to build a community of accountability, equity, health and social justice through fluid stacktivism, art, advocacy, and self-care. ...

Healthy Black Families Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Profile:  The vision of Healthy Black Families, Inc. is to "fully achieve health equity through the elimination of racism primarily institutional racism.

Interethnica Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website

Literacy For Environmental Justice Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  LEJ employs youth and engages local residents in the process of growing plants, restoring local habitats, and preserving the unique biodiversity of Southeast San Francisco. Via urban greening, eco-literacy, community stewardship, and green job development, LEJ is helping secure a healthier, greener future for Bayview Hunters Point.

Movement Generation Justice and Ecology Project Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture. We are rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to a Just Transition away from profit and pollution and towards healthy, resilient and life-affirming local economies.

Movement Strategy Center Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  Putting love at the center. Embodying the values and spirit of our partners. Committed to a Just Transition.
Profile:  Since 2001 we have challenged systemic racism by providing space for reflection, experimentation, incubation, and fiscal sponsor services to BIPOC, women, and LGBTQIA Transformative Movement leaders tackling social justice causes that center on the interconnected issues of racial, gender, and environmental inequity. We insist on a radical shift in philanthropy that transforms giving practices in support of a culture of equity and diversity.

No Coal in Oakland NCIOAK Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  Although we support the construction of the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center and all the jobs it will bring, we reject the developer’s claim that coal shipment is needed to sustain the Center, and we reject the claim that there will be fewer jobs if coal is excluded from the project. Environmental justice and protection of the climate can go hand-in-hand with redevelopment of Oakland’s waterfront.
Profile:  No Coal in Oakland is a grassroots organization campaigning to stop the threat of coal being transported by rail into Oakland for export overseas. Though the Oakland City Council, the city’s Mayor, and politicians at the state and local levels are on-record opposing coal passing through Oakland, the proposal to build a massive coal terminal at the foot of the Bay Bridge remains tied up in both Federal and California lawsuits, and decidedly on the table.

No Coal in Richmond Nonprofit Richmond Contra Costa Website
Mission:  To make Richmond a healthier place to live, we need to end the storage and handling of coal and pet coke at the Levin-Richmond Terminal. The Richmond Coal Ordinance establishes a fair process, gradually phasing out coal and poisonous petroleum coke and relying on the city's legal authority to protect us.
Profile:  We are a group of concerned residents and allies who have worked for over two years to end coal and petroleum coke storage and handling at the Levin-Richmond Terminal.

North Bay Organizing Project Nonprofit Graton Sonoma Website
Profile:  The North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) is a grassroots, multi-racial, and multi-issue organization comprised of over twenty-two faith, environmental, labor, student and community-based organizations in Sonoma County. NBOP seeks to build a regional power organization rooted in working class and minority communities in the North Bay: Uniting ...

Pachamama Alliance Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  Welcome to the Pachamama Alliance - Building critical mass to bring forth a sustainable, just and thriving world - starting with you!

People Organizing to Defend Environmental and Economic Rights PODER Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  PODER’s mission is to organize with Latino immigrant families and youth to put into practice people-powered solutions that are locally based, community led and environmentally just. We nurture everyday people’s leadership, regenerate culture, and build community power.

PODER’s vision is a society where everyday people can shape their neighborhoods and economies. We organize with Latinx immigrant families, along with along with black, indigenous and other low-income communities of color, to cultivate community rooted solutions. These solutions create a society where immigrants have the rights to social, racial, economic, and environmental justice and these are central to the world in which we live. PODER models that “another world is possible”. We imagine a local just transition with community stewardship of community land and resources, a solidarity economy, and self-governance rooted in Latinx ancestral land-based cultures and wisdom.

Protect the Bay Coalition Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Mission:  Formed in 2019, our coalition is determined to prevent the expansion of the Phillips 66 refinery and marine terminal in Rodeo that would allow it to import toxic crude oils like tar sands from Canada. We’re going to keep turning people out in force at critical decision points with phone calls, emails, and conversations at people’s doors to ensure regulators and politicians do the right thing and block this project.
Profile:  Our coalition is composed of groups and people from a variety of background all focused on one goal— keeping the Bay safe.

Resilient Communities Initiative Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  The Resilient Communities Initiative (RCI) is a coalition of social equity organizations bringing community leadership to climate adaptation and resilience ...

SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility PSR - SF Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website

Shore Up Marin Nonprofit San Rafael Marin Website
Profile:  Shore Up Marin is a multi-racial environmental coalition advocating for equitable inclusion of low-income communities in planning and community preparedness.

Society of Fearless Grandmothers Nonprofit San Francisco San Francisco Website
Profile:  The Society of Fearless Grandmothers is composed of older, grandmother age women who have decades of experience in community organizing, conducting nonviolent civil disobedience and risking arrest. We are calm, peaceful, loving, courageous older women who understand that the time to stand up for current and future generations is now. We offer trainings in organizing, nonviolent direct actions, training police liaisons, and what it means to risk arrest, among other skills related to nonviolent peoples movements at this critical time. We are an offshoot of a group of Indigenous grandmothers who founded Idle No More SF Bay, a group of Indigenous people and allies voluntarily working for clean air, water, soil and a safe, survivable world in perpetuity.

Sunflower Alliance Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  The Sunflower Alliance is committed to environmental justice and the health and safety of all Bay Area communities threatened by toxic pollution and climate change. We are fighting against the poisoning of our communities and the destruction of our planet, and for an equitable and sustainable economy fueled by renewable energy sources—wind, water and solar.
Profile:  We seek an end to the ruinous extractive economy and its replacement with a life-sustaining system that meets people’s real needs and nurtures the planet we live on. On August 3rd, 2013, to mark the first anniversary of the 2012 explosion and fire that sent thousands of Chevron’s neighbors to local hospitals, 3,000 supporters marched on the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. Over 200 of us were arrested at the refinery gates. Now we are engaged in a broader effort to halt Big Oil’s plans to expand the refining of dirty oil in the East Bay and the transport of dirty and dangerous fossil fuels through our communities. Through years of allied efforts with 350 Bay Area, we have engaged in campaigns for Fossil Fuel Resistance and a Just Transition away from a fossil fuel-based economy, for workers and communities alike. We provide the backbone for networks such as Protect the Bay, the Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force, the BAAQMD Network (Bay Area Air Quality Management District), No Coal in Richmond, and many other Bay Area campaigns against fossil fuel expansion and environmental injustice.

The Greenlining Institute Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  The Greenlining Institute is a multiethnic advocacy, research, leadership development and public policy forming organization. The organization works to empower low-income group individuals in California and improve the quality of life for communities. It operates the Greenlining Academy, which was founded in 1996 and offers a range of ...

Transition Berkeley Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Profile:  Transition Berkeley brings neighbors and community members together to build a more equitable, sustainable, self-reliant future for Berkeley. We envision a strong, diverse local economy, with greatly reduced dependence on fossil fuels, and a healthy, cooperative, rewarding community life.

Urban Habitat Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Profile:  Urban Habitat works to democratize power and advance equitable policies to create a just and connected Bay Area for low-income communities and communities of color. We confront structural inequities impacting historically disenfranchised communities. Through strategic partnerships, we support increasing the power and capacity in low-income communities and communities of color.

West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project WOEIP Nonprofit Oakland Alameda Website
Mission:  Our mission is to build grassroots capacity to provide local leadership for positive change. Our work aids residents in understanding the political, social, and natural forces that impact their lives. We give impacted residents the tools to participate in these processes and to drive change from the bottom.

Working Partnerships USA Nonprofit San Jose Santa Clara Website
Profile:  Working Partnerships USA is a community organization bringing together the power of grassroots organizing and public policy innovation to drive the movement for a just economy. Based in Silicon Valley, we tackle the root causes of inequality and poverty by leading collaborative campaigns for quality jobs, healthy communities, equitable growth and vibrant democracy. We build the capacity of workers, low-income neighborhoods and communities of color to lead and govern.

World Institute on Disability WID Nonprofit Berkeley Alameda Website
Mission:  WID’s mission in communities and nations worldwide is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security, and health care for persons with disabilities. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training, and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance.
Profile:  The World Institute on Disability (WID) was established in 1983 as one of the first global disability rights organizations founded and continually led by people with disabilities. WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, bringing research and policy into action and operationalizing ... Since WID’s original call to action in 1983, we have committed to advancing promising disability inclusion policy and practices globally. Today, our call to action remains rooted in rights and indelibly embedded in our strategic engagements with leaders, allies and visionaries who share our commitment to innovative solutions. Together we are disrupting, transforming, and optimizing the future of disability inclusion. Our work centers around Digital Tools for Optimizing Community Living and Employment; Accessibility Solutions; and Excellence in Disability Inclusive Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Resilience. WID is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service.