The Sentencing Project – The Sentencing Project advocates for effective and humane responses to crime that minimize imprisonment and criminalization of youth and adults by promoting racial, ethnic, economic, and gender justice. Their policy priorities envision the full inclusion in society of people with criminal records and an end to extreme punishments. Their aim […]
Prevent Child Abuse America – Evidence shows that children’s early experiences impact them throughout life—positively and negatively. Kids raised in safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments are more likely to enjoy good physical and mental health and succeed academically and socially. Children who grow up happy and healthy also go on to contribute […]
National Child Abuse Coalition – The Coalition seeks to prevent child abuse and neglect well before families come to the attention of the child welfare system by strengthening families and communities. We also work to protect and support children and families that do come to the attention of CPS by improving the systems that respond […]
National Coalition for LBGTQ Health – The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal and local advocacy, education, and research. The Coalition strives to address the entire LGBTQ+ community, including individuals of every sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, and age regardless […]
National Center for Victims of Crime – The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims’ rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims’ issues. After more than 35 years, we remain the most comprehensive national resource committed to […]
National Juvenile Justice Network – The National Juvenile Justice Network leads a membership community of 60 state-based organizations and numerous individuals across 42 states and D.C. They all seek to shrink our youth justice systems and transform the remainder into systems that treat youth and families with dignity and humanity. Their work is premised […]
National Network to End Domestic Violence – NNEDV projects address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence. Through cross-sector collaborations at the state, national and international level, we’re changing the way our society deals with domestic violence.
Family Focused Treatment Association – FFTA works to advance best practices and advocate for policies that support families in their care and treatment for children. Treatment Family Care (formerly treatment/therapeutic foster care) is therapeutic treatment care for children and youth with special medical, psychological, emotional and social needs who can accept and respond to […]
Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment And Appeals Project – DV LEAP makes the law work for survivors of domestic violence by challenging unjust trial outcomes; advancing legal protections through expert pro bono advocacy; training lawyers, advocates, and judges on best practices; and spearheading domestic violence litigation in the Supreme Court.