The American Association of People with Disabilities
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 61 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.
The mission of the ASPCA, as stated by our founder, Henry Bergh, is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.
Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.
Teaching Matters, Inc.
Teaching Matters is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high impact professional learning experiences for urban school systems. We envision a nation where every student has equitable access to excellent teaching, regardless of zip code. Our mission is to close the opportunity gap of a radically unequal education system for under-served and historically marginalized children.
The Trust For Public Land
The Trust for Public Land's mission is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Defense Fund's mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. What distinguishes EDF from others is the combination of what we protect and how we protect it.
We work to solve the most critical environmental problems facing the planet, focusing on mitigating climate change, restoring the ocean's bounty, protecting wildlife and their habitats, and safeguarding our health. Since these topics are intertwined, our solutions take a multidisciplinary approach. We work in concert with other organizations as well as with business, government and communities and avoid duplicating work already being done effectively by others.
Equality Now, Inc.
Equality Now works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women and girls around the world. Working with grassroots women's and human rights organizations and individual activists since 1992, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support efforts to stop these abuses.
Water For People
Water For People exists to promote the development of high quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.We envision a world where every person has access to reliable and safe drinking water and sanitation.