Everyday, women take action to make their communities more equitable, more just, and more resilient. UAF exists for these activists. We invite you to read their powerful stories in our 2014 annual report.
Following the landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in support of love and equality, much work remains to ensure that Trans Women of Color are able to live free from violence, racism, and hate... Read More
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
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.