“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. Click on the image to learn more.
Mapping Indigenous LA
Uncovering multiple layers of indigenous Los Angeles through digital storytelling & oral history with community leaders, youth, and elders from indigenous communities throughout the city. Click on the image to learn more.
Scrapbooks, pictures, and home videos may be the traditional way to preserve and share summer memories, but if you've got a smartphone or tablet, you can use it -- along with some cool websites -- to document everything from lazy days to family road trips. Click on the image to learn more.
LA vs Hate
LA vs Hate is a community-centered creative campaign to encourage and support all residents of Los Angeles County to unite against, report, and resist hate. Click on the image to learn more.
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust was founded in 2002 to address Los Angeles's park inequities and focuses exclusively on communities of color that have little to no access to green space. Click on the image to learn more.
Ethnic Studies Now Coalition
It is time that all students have access to Ethnic Studies courses -- courses that speak to students who have felt invisible and marginalized. Click on the image to learn more.
LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs
The mission of the Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs is to advance the well-being of all immigrants in the County of Los Angeles by providing and connecting you with support services to help you in all aspects of your life. Click on the image to learn more.
The Future Coalition
Built by youth activists, for youth activists, Future Coalition is a national network that fosters community and collaboration among youth leaders and youth-led organizations. Click on the image to learn more.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 and is our nation's guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Click on the image to learn more.
United We Dream
United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. We create welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win! Click on the image to learn more.
Youth Justice Coalition
The Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) is working to build a youth, family, and formerly and currently incarcerated people’s movement to challenge America’s addiction to incarceration and race, gender, and class discrimination in Los Angeles County’s, California’s and the nation’s juvenile and criminal injustice systems. Click on the image to learn more.
California Council on Economic Education’s Student Contests
The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) provides economics and financial literacy training and resources to K-12 teachers, students, and their parents, throughout California. CCEE’s overarching mission is to help California’s students gain a real-world understanding of economics and personal finance, so they can make better decisions and compete and succeed in the global economy. Click on the image to learn more.
KCET Documentary Series City Rising
"City Rising" is a documentary series that examines social justice issues affecting California communities. The program illuminates the journey of California's neighborhoods advocating for policy change to improve upward mobility for their communities. The effects of these movements are far-reaching, and their voices will ultimately impact the social health of communities across the country and beyond. Click on the image to learn more.
KCET’s Lost LA History Series
Lost LA" explores the past through the region's archives, where photos, documents, and other rare artifacts unlock the untold history behind the fantasy of Southern California. Hosted by writer and public historian Nathan Masters of the USC Libraries, each episode of "Lost LA" brings the primary sources of history to the screen in surprising new ways. Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history, but through the region's archives, we can uncover the inspiring dreams and bitter realities that built the modern-day metropolis. Click on the image to learn more.
Social Justice Learning Institute
At the Social Justice Learning Institute, we are dedicated to improving the education, health, and well being of youth and communities of color by empowering them to enact social change through research, training, and community mobilization. Click on the image to learn more.
Japanese American National Museum
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Click on the image to learn more.
Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center
Haramokngna originally opened in 1998 with a Special Use Permit from Angeles National Forest. Converted from a former fire station, the cultural center provides an exhibit space that tells the story of the five tribes of the San Gabriel Mountains: Tongva, Tataviam, Chumash, Kitanemuk, and Serrano. These five tribes are explored through their pre-European contact relationship with the land and each other via trade routes through the mountains. Click on the image to learn more.
That's Not Cool
That’s Not Cool is an award-winning national public education initiative that partners with young people to help raise awareness and bring educational and organizing tools to communities to address dating violence, unhealthy relationships, and digital abuse. Click on the image to learn more.
The RISE UP L.A. Online Exhibition
This online exhibition features unique stories, activities, and links to related events; A Rise Up L.A. exhibition at NHM will feature more than 100 objects—including political buttons, protest posters, fliers, and ephemera—and stories about choices women faced in a century of struggle. Click on the image to learn more.
National Youth Rights Association
The National Youth Rights Association, or NYRA (NYE-ruh), was formed in 1998 by a group of young people who wanted to challenge the age discrimination and prejudice they were experiencing. Realizing that ageism is similar to other forms of oppression, they started NYRA as a youth-led civil rights organization in the hope of emulating other successful rights organizations that have pushed us to a more just world. Click on the image to learn more.
Youth, families, educators, and community members are coming together to build a new vision of education and society. We are working together because we know our communities have the power to transform our schools and our society. Click on the image to learn more.
The Women’s March LA
Women’s March Foundation (WMF) is a women-led, non-profit 501c3 organization with no affiliation with Women’s March Inc. As an independent organization, WMF continues to work towards the vision of shared humanity and equity for all, regardless of race, religion, gender identity, or sexuality. Click on the image to learn more.
Trans Student Educational Resources
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender-nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. Click on the image to learn more.
Peace over Violence Emergency Hotline
Peace Over Violence is a nonprofit 501c3, multicultural, community-based, and volunteer-centered organization dedicated to building healthy relationships, families, and communities free from sexual, domestic, and interpersonal violence. To achieve this mission our agency manages five departments delivering the services of Emergency, Intervention, Prevention, Education, and Advocacy. Click on the image to learn more.
Los Angeles City County Native American Indian Commission
The Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission was created through a joint effort of members of the Los Angeles American Indian community, Los Angeles City, and Los Angeles County governments. The Indian Commission was officially established by the County of Los Angeles on June 25, 1976. Click on the image to learn more.
Empowered Girls Programs
EmpowHer is the only gender-responsive organization in Los Angeles County that provides a social-emotional learning course during the school day in middle and high schools. Our programs serve to support girls in developing the necessary skills to boldly break ceilings, embrace their voices, engage in social justice, and end generational cycles of poverty. Click on the image to learn more.
South Central Youth Empowered Thru Action (SC-YEA)
South Central Youth Empowered thru Action (SCYEA—pronounced “say-yeah”) is a group of African-American and Latino youth working together to improve the conditions of South Los Angeles schools. Based on our community organizing model, SCYEA is an after-school program that works to develop future leaders for South Los Angeles and promotes academic success. Click on the image to learn more.
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with regional offices nationwide. The national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. The California offices are located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego, and Greater Los Angeles. Click on the image to learn more.
Indigenous Pride Los Angeles
Indigenous Pride LA is Los Angeles’ only Pride event that celebrates Two-Spirit, Indigiqueer, & Indigenous LGBTQPAI people. Click on the image to learn more.
Standard Issues,” an op-ed column in which beauty reporter Jessica DeFino digs up the capitalist, colonialist, patriarchal foundation of the beauty industry — and attempts to rebuild something better. Click on the image to learn more.
GSA Network SoCal
GSA clubs, or GSAs for short, are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. GSAs have evolved beyond their traditional role to serve as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth in middle schools and high schools, and have emerged as vehicles for deep social change related to racial, gender, and educational justice. Click on the image to learn more.
March for our Lives
The March for Our Lives is a student-led demonstration in support of gun control legislation. It took place in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2018, with over 880 sibling events throughout the United States and around the world, and was planned by Never Again MSD in collaboration with the nonprofit organization. Click on the image to learn more.
The Sad Girls Club
Sad Girls Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded to create community and diminish the stigma around mental health. We strive to support women of color and the millennial & GenZ population. Click on the image to learn more.
Well-Read Black Girl Club
Well-Read Black Girl is a book club exclusively for Black women their mission is to center the stories of Black women. Click on the image to learn more.
Black Disabled and Proud
Black Disabled and Proud services at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities (PBCUs). The project was set up as a partnership between the University of the District of Columbia, Howard University, and Syracuse University, and the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD). The project is now permanently based at AHEAD. Click on the image to learn more.
Vox’s Missing Chapter Series
Vox is an American news website owned by Vox Media. The website was founded in April 2014 by Ezra Klein, Matt Yglesias, and Melissa Bell, and is noted for its concept of explanatory journalism. Vox's media presence also includes a YouTube channel, several podcasts, and a show presented on Netflix. Click on the image to learn more.