Connecticut and New Haven-based
Social and Racial Justice Groups
“A radical justice organization dedicated to building communities of racial justice freedom fighters to dismantle systemic and structural racism in Connecticut.”
“A human-rights movement with chapters across the globe, including New Haven, dedicated to campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.”
“A youth-led non-profit based in Waterbury, CT dedicated to racial justice, peer support, disability justice, divestment from capitalism and patriarchy, indigenous people justice, and LGBTQ+ justice.”
“A nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to the protection of civil liberties in the U.S.”
“A black-led and owned food sovereignty and urban farming community organization based in New Haven.”
“A New Haven youth-focused organization; their work includes running Undoing Racism training and supporting summer camps for black and POC LGBTQ+ young people.”
“SEJ is a youth-led, intergenerational organizing body that drives efforts for racial and educational justice in Connecticut. SEJ hosts members in weekly meetings consisting of political education trainings about institutional racism, adultism, anti-Blackness, and other oppressive systems, as well as organizing-related trainings on practices such as one-on-one meetings.”
“Unidad Latina en Accion (ULA) is a grassroots organization that defends the human rights of immigrants and workers in the greater New Haven area.
Unidad Latina en Accion es una agrupación multiétnica que defiende los derechos humanos de los inmigrantes y los trabajadores de New Haven, Connecticut y las comunidades alrededor.”
“FaithActs for Education is a grassroots community organizing nonprofit based in Bridgeport, Connecticut. We are people of faith building power to get our children the education they deserve. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to graduate from college, take care of their family, and fulfill their God-given potential. We build relationships, we build leaders, and we build power through community organizing and civic engagement.”
“Ice the Beef Youth supports each other Education, Dreams, Goals, and Talent by meeting, sharing stories, laughing, joking, and expressing feelings!”
“We're the New Haven hub of the Sunrise Movement, building people power for a Green New Deal to stop the climate crisis & create millions of good jobs.”
“The New Haven Climate Movement is an inter-generational grassroots organization of New Haven area residents. Together, we push for strong action on climate change in New Haven by mobilizing community residents and local organizations to learn about and act on the climate emergency. We fight for government policies and investments that will restore a safe climate and create a just future for all.”
"The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination."
"Bregamos Community Theater’s mission is to create community based theater from the diverse stories and lives of New Haven residents, while providing theatrical workshops and participating in other artistic and cultural community events."