List of free, confidential Hotlines for emotional and mental support 24/7.
List of local sustainability organization links.
Leaving the World Better Then We Found It.
-Red Nose Day
-The Pavlov Foundation
-OutRight Action International
and other organizations in times of crisis
Human Rights for LGBTIQ People Everywhere. Support/ Donate/ Volunteer
The International Indigenous Youth Council seeks to organize youth through education, spiritual practices and civic engagement to create positive change in our communities.
Indigenous Women Rising is committed to honoring Native & Indigenous People’s inherent right to equitable and culturally safe health options through accessible health education, resources and advocacy.
A List of Non Profits that help animals and the community in Pittsburgh.
Through a process of venue, presence, and connection, The Guild leads cross-sector partnerships with public institutions, community leaders and activists, and thought-leading private and nonprofit entities to build a community-driven development ecosystem. Our work cultivates healing, preserves culture, and activates vital asset creation.
A list of ways you can support the BIPOC community and links to organizations where you can donate, support, find help and volunteer.
Support for Asian Americans- Our mission is to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.
Providing a range of healthcare services and they are committed to making their services safe and welcoming to the LGBTQIA+ community. Through community education, grassroots organizing, and advocacy programs we work to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice.
Helps unlock creativity for children in under-resourced communities through creative education.
List of helpful resource links for Autism and Neurodivergence education and support.
East End Food Co-op is a full service natural and organic food market located in Pittsburgh, PA. As a local business, they support sustainable food, environmental responsibility, and our community.
List on Local (PA) and National LGBTQ+ resource links for support, donation and volunteering.
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for their community that’s been divested from police since day one. They are ran by and for trans people.
GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.
They are a global network of LGBTQ+ individuals, allies, community-based organizations and Prides dedicated to achieving equality and social justice for Black LGBTQ+ communities through Economic Equity, Health Equity, and Social Equity.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.
The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth around the globe.
Their goal is to ensure that all LGBTQ+ people, and particularly those of us who are trans, people of color and HIV+, are treated as full and equal citizens within our movement, across our country and around the world.
Helping LGBTQIA+ youth (ages 18+) and adults experiencing homelessness and housing instability in the Pittsburgh Region find resources and housing options.
List of links for Indigenous ran and owned businesses to support.
An LGBTQ+ Guide to online safety.
An Empowering Women's Guide to online safety.
Wiccan, Pagan and Nature Based Spiritual and Religious belief -civil and human rights legal support and resources.
Legal and Financial Support for LGBTQ+ Community in Texas.
Resources for building a meaningful, eco-friendly and equitable end of life. Supportive and knowledgable resources for end of life planning.
Helping individuals and communities rebuild their own lives after the trauma of war.
Protecting and Advancing the Rights of People with Disabilities.
List of links of resources for support.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation list of helpful recourses links.
List of Links to resources and ways you can help.
Donations are used to buy medical debt in bundled portfolios, millions of dollars at a time at a fraction of the original cost. This relieves medical debt for households whose incomes are less than two times the federal poverty level guideline or with medical debt representing at least 5% of gross income without taxes or penalties.
The Center for Reproductive Rights is a global human rights organization of lawyers and advocates who ensure reproductive rights are protected in law as fundamental human rights for the dignity, equality, health, and well-being of every person.
Resources on how Tenants can create associations and unions to defend ourselves and our communities against the cruelties of a market-based housing system.
The Fair Housing Law Center provides advocacy and litigation services on behalf of individuals who were denied housing because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability.
Understanding and Advocating for Self- Managed Abortion
Find a Verified Abortion Provider
Donate to Abortion Provider and Find Information in Each State
Plan C provides up-to-date information on how people in the U.S. are accessing abortion pills online.
Builds power with members to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access by centering people who have abortions and organizing at the intersections of racial, economic, and reproductive justice.
The purpose of the website and the service is to create social justice and improve the health status and human rights of women who do not have the possibility of accessing local abortion services.
Pro-abortion clinicians with years of experience in caring for miscarriage and abortion and we can give expert advice on self-managing your miscarriage or abortion.
Our texts and phones are confidential, private, and secure. (Also has list of resources.)
List of Abortion Resources
Reddit list of OBGYN providers that will do Tubal Ligation and Vasectomy procedure without bias.
Organized by State
Actions to take, events, petitions to sign, people to call, volunteer and raise money.
Updates to abortion laws and law questions, news, volunteer, actions, donate.
Updated interactive map of abortion laws, restrictions and protections by state.
Even has a map of fake "Pregnancy Crisis Centers" to avoid.
The Guttmacher Institute is a leading research and policy organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) worldwide.
Find interactive real time maps and information about the ever growing laws and policies that might effect you reproductive health.
The Brigid Alliance is a referral-based service that provides travel, food, lodging, child care and other logistical support for people seeking abortions.
To help give young people the tools they need to change the world, we’ve created a new collection of stories called “In Session: The Teen Vogue Lesson Plan.” Our hope is that these curated stories will help aid education in and outside the classroom on topics not often taught within private or public schools today. These include Non-Whitewashed U.S. History, Worker’s Rights 101, and On Planet Earth.
Things to think about before protesting. Things to plan for.
The First Amendment protects your right to assemble and express your views through protest. However, police and other government officials are allowed to place certain narrow restrictions on the exercise of speech rights. Make sure you’re prepared by brushing up on your rights before heading out into the streets.
List of things to be aware of and how to keep yourself safe during peaceful protesting.
Tips for Counter protesting safely.
In depth protest check lists and resources.
Check out all the additional info links!
Know Your Rights Google Doc
A step by step guide on how to unionize by the Socialist Alternative Website.
Jessica Valenti is a NewYork Feminist Journalist who gives daily updates on Abortion rights, laws and news to keep you informed from every state every day. Great resource for news on abortion you're not hearing.
Sign up for the daily email newsletter as well for free.
A great resource for finding ways to help make a change in your area. Protests, sign petitions, get out the vote, council meetings, political education and more.
Use the filter to find your area to get a list of things to do and actions to take to make a difference in your area.
Also has a great email newsletter to sign up for so you get a list of doable actions in your area sent straight to your email inbox.
This is an organization that targets to the middle class suburban mom as well the city career woman and everyone in-between. Their mission to educate and give women tools to fight back against right wing attacks to their and their children's human and civil rights and fight against attacks to education, book bans and more.
Also, they give actions you can take, scripts, and how to talk to others about these important topics.
"Suburban women are busy as hell. We do not believe you have to be a political activist to do your part. We believe in meeting you where you are and then moving where we want to go together."
"People of color and Black women especially have done a disproportionate amount of the labor to advance issues and candidates that align with our values. It’s time for all suburban women to do our part."
A website where you can check updates on ongoing anti trans legislation going on in the US
A great resource not just for a comprehensive inclusive and consent based sex ed program but also give you resources on what is happening to the peoples ability to access this much needed info about their health and how you can fight back.
"SIECUS advances sex education through advocacy, policy and coalition building and envisions an equitable nation where all people receive sex education, are affirmed in their identities, and have power to make decisions about their own health, pleasure, and wholeness. "
Sex Positive Families provides education and resources that help families raise sexually healthy children using a shame-free, comprehensive, and pleasure-positive approach.
Resources for you or your child to learn about sex ed. Tons of resources and it is also sectioned by appropriate age and experience level.
Especially check out their resources pages they have SO MUCH amazing information! They have actionable plans, education and news that is vital.
Advocates for Youth partners with young people and their adult allies to champion youth rights to bodily autonomy and build power to transform policies, programs and systems to secure sexual health and equity for all youth.
These resources in a downloadable PDF gives you lists of organization that are here to help victims of sex trafficking get the help they need and bring widespread public awareness of sex traffick- ing.
Check out plans of action and news but especially their resources page. It even has resources for consent based inclusive sex ed for children with disabilities.
RespectAbility is a diverse, disability-led nonprofit that works to create systemic change in how society views and values people with disabilities, and that advances policies and practices that empower people with disabilities to have a better future. Our mission is to fight stigmas and advance opportunities so people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community.
As reactionary forces target libraries through book bans and some liberal politicians propose funding cuts instead of increases for libraries, it’s essential that more leftists become involved in their local libraries. The Right focuses on taking over public institutions to privatize & neuter them. We on the Left(s) must focus on strengthening and expanding public institutions that we value.
Get involved and help a library near you and find out how you can make a difference.
A World Wide Map of Queer Owned Businesses
Black, Indigenous, and communities of color are facing the effects of climate change and deadly pollution first and worst. There can be no environmental justice without racial justice.
While there is still so much work to be done, state governments can use this funding to invest deeply in communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
With elected officials and government, it's always about communities having to force accountability. It's always up to us - voters, and community members - to put their feet to the fire, every day. If we stay quiet, we lose.
Donate or find ways to get involved
You do not have to put up for Doctors gaslighting you about the pain your feel during procedures. It's not normal and not ok.
This is a list of of crowd funded Physicians that offer proper counseling on pain management during common procedures where pain is often not taken seriously.
Guidance for navigating states with anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.
Even get help for relocation and healthcare.
See the real-life impact of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation across the country.
Learn about other ways to demonstrate your public support, including support for the Business Coalition for the Equality Act.
Make your voice heard in the fight for full LGBTQ+ equality.
Parentage is the term for the legal relationship between a child and their parent or parents, through which all rights and responsibilities flow. Being recognized as a legal parent is important for making medical or school decisions for your child, for access to health insurance, social security survivor benefits, and inheritance, and for custody and parenting time determinations if the parents separate. A secure parent-child relationship is essential for a child’s health, well-being, and development.
This has resources for information dealing with the legalities and concerns with LGBTQ parental rights and more.
We envision an equitable and vibrant Hawai‘i where all of our island communities thrive.
We inspire generosity, advocate for equity, forge connections and invest in community
to create a better Hawai‘i.
VoteRiders is a non-partisan, non-profit organization with a mission to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their freedom to vote. VoteRiders informs and helps citizens to secure their voter ID as well as inspires and supports organizations, local volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts.
The Repro Legal Defense Fund provides financial support for people investigated or fighting charges related to their pregnancy or abortion.
Uniting people to protect America’s wild places.
The Wilderness Society believes public lands belong to and should benefit all of us. Our organization and work must embody the cultures and perspectives of people and communities across our nation, and connect and inspire people to care about the outdoors.
5 Calls makes it easy for you to reach your members of Congress and make your voice heard.
We research issues, write scripts that clearly articulate a progressive position, figure out the most influential decision-makers, and collect phone numbers for their offices.
All you have to do is call.
*If your someone you has trouble with phone calls you can email by using Democracy.io*
We make it possible for you to email your two senators and representative through a single website. You submit one message—not three different messages on three different forms on three different websites.
Some key features:
*If you do need a script to give you ideas use the ones on 5 Calls for ideas*
They research Charities and give you ones that you can trust so you know where your money will have the biggest impact-
Charity Navigator helps millions of people take action and support the causes they care about by connecting them to the best charities that align with their passions and values.
UNICEF is on the ground in 190 countries and territories, providing children with the lifesaving supplies and assistance they desperately need.
We serve people whose lives have been upended by war, conflict and natural disasters.
We work in countries where people don’t have the support they need to recover from crisis.
We respond within 72 hours, staying to help countries stabilize and people rebuild their lives.
We settle refugees welcomed by the United States, helping them to succeed and thrive.
Anera, which has no political or religious affiliation, works on the ground with partners in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza),Lebanon and Jordan. We mobilize resources for immediate emergency relief and for sustainable, long-term health, education, and economic development. Our staff serve in their communities, navigating the politics that constrict progress to get help where it’s needed most.
GEM strong in partnership with Anera, has embarked on a mission to provide immediate relief to families affected by recent events in Gaza.
Serving frontline communities to avert climate catastrophe and hold corporations accountable for the harms they impose on people and the planet.
Climate Justice- Supporting frontline communities in their resistance against climate-damaging fossil fuel projects.
Earth Rights Defenders- Working with environmental defenders to protect the rights, resources and livelihoods of their communities.
Corporate Accountability- Holding powerful corporations accountable for undermining our climate crisis.
PHASE 1: IMMEDIATE RESPONSE
Our GEM BStrong team is on the ground now in Maui, Hawaii, assisting those who have been severely affected by the wildfires. Our immediate assistance will come in the form of our BStrong cash cards, which offer survivors the flexibility of purchasing whatever supplies they need most. We will also be offering Airbnb Short-term accommodation assistance, Long-term housing solutions, Rebuilding projects, and Contractor tool purchasing assistance to those who’s homes have been severely damaged or completely destroyed in the fires. We will also be offering support for pets affected. Our team will be on the ground indefinitely, ensuring that those on Maui will be given as much long-term support as needed.
GEM will now be operating from our new Maui office, which is open to assist with long-term housing applications, our BStrong cash assistance cards, and other aid.
GEM is presently offering longer term housing assistance to those who have been displaced by the Lahaina fires. In this program we are helping to alleviate housing costs to families having to move into new spaces. We will also supplying these homes with basic first needs, within our GEM Welcome Home Kits.
We established solutions, partnerships and strategies to recognize and assist all those affected, not only in Ukraine, but those displaced in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Moldova, Georgia, and beyond.
On February 25, 2022, the second day of the invasion, GEM BStrong arrived in Medyka, Poland, along the Ukrainian-Polish border offering aid and support to refugees fleeing Ukraine.
In March 2022, GEM activated its partnership with professional military NGOs such as Arial Recovery Group and many others. During this period, getting aid inside Ukraine required highly advanced tactics and methods. Since then, GEM has now established partnerships with over 150 vetted Ukrainian and European NGOs. To date, we have sent over 1,744 trucks into the region spanning 983 towns and cities. GEM currently delivers over 200 truckloads of aid to the front-line communities every month, supporting hundreds of thousands of people.