As an organization based in Oakland with an international staff and board, where the personal is political, and the local is global, we must be an ally in this movement for human rights and justice in the United States... Read More
With the death toll rising past 8,500 in Nepal, people with disabilities, and especially women and girls, have been one of the final few to receive support, and face continued discrimination and isolation in the horrific weeks after the earthquake... Read More
Senior Program Officer, Nathalie Margi, reflects on attending the Op-Ed Project, which trains diverse social justice advocates not just to write and pitch op-eds, but to participate in meaningful public conversations as thought leaders... Read More
On Sunday, May 24 2015, international women activists, including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, made a rare and risky crossing of the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for peace on the 70th anniversary of the division of the Korean Peninsula... Read More
Our Rapid Response Grantmaking program supports activists to seize unanticipated opportunities to make change and to protect themselves when in immediate danger. Activists may apply in any language, on any day of the year, and are guaranteed a response within 72 hours. Funds can be wired within a week.