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Path2Parenthood

Path2Parenthood is committed to helping people create their families by supporting outreach programs and educational information.P2P is involved in reproductive health, infertility treatments, and family-building options including adoption.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC has sought to provide mentoring for youth facing adversity. BBBS connects more than 5,000 New York youth with adult mentors every year.

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The Youth Channel

The Youth Media Center offers Manhattan residents ages 16 to 24 free video production training, digital journalism internships and the opportunity to produce social justice focused media on important youth issues for MNN's award-winning Youth Channel,

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the USA's leading organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease. Kidney disease can be detected from a simple test. 73 million Americans are currently at risk for kidney d

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Idealist

Idealist aims to connect people who want to do good with opportunities for action and collaboration. Idealist.org connects 2 million people each month with jobs and volunteer opportunities.

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Harlem One Stop

Harlem One Stop connects people with arts, civic groups, cultural institutions, businesses, and cultural opportunities in Harlem.

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City Lore

City Lore explores how arts and culture can help us understand the world around us. In City Lore partner schools, students are less likely to be absent.

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Urban Arts Partnership

Urban Arts Partnership seeks to foster a love of arts in public school students through arts education. The organization aims to broaden students' horizons and inspire them to think critically by connecting them with advising artists, technological in

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Lower Eastside Girls Club

The Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC) gives girls and young women 8-18 pathways to grow, learn, have fun, & develop confidence in themselves and their ability to make a difference in the world. LESGC was founded in 1996 and all Lower East Side residents a

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Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations, founded by philanthropist George Soros, work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies that are accountable and open to the participation of all people. The Foundations fund a range of programs around the world, from public h

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NYXT.nyc

NYXT.nyc shines a spotlight on the people, places, and stories that make Manhattan special. NYXT connects viewers with their communities and provides pathways to become engaged and involved.

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Orbis International

Orbis aims to transform lives through quality eye healthcare so that no one is needlessly blind or visually impaired. Through training, research and advocacy, Orbis works to strengthen local eye care institutions, train eye care professionals and advocate

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Korea Society

The Korea Society promotes awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the United States and Korea. The Korea Society offers art exhibitions, educational programs, policy talks, and a series of special events each year.

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Correctional Association of New York

The Correctional Association of New York advocates for a more humane and effective criminal justice system and a more just and equitable society. The CA has been putting 'people before prisons' since its inception in 1846.

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Strand Books

Strand Books is an independent bookstore featuring 'over 18 miles of books.' The Strand's Rare Book Room hosts a rotating array of manuscripts, all on floors dating back to 1901.

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Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is an NYC-based NGO that promotes human rights and justice and defends the rights of people worldwide. HRW achieves change by partnering with local organizations, lobbying the press, making recommendations to governments, and other acti

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Streetfilms

Streetfilms creates short films encouraging people-friendly forms of urban transportation. Streetfilms' advocacy for bike lanes and car-free events have led to changes all over the United States and Latin America.

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Futuro Media Group

Harlem-based Futuro Media Group seeks to amplify the unheard voices missing from mainstream media. Presenting perspectives from people of color, the organization aims to give added dimensions to the American zeitgeist through independent media.

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New York Civil Liberties Union

The New York City Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) defends the civil liberties in New York state, promoting equality and the right to due process for all New Yorkers. The NYCLU maintains that "all New Yorkers have inalienable rights that cannot be taken

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Irish Arts Center

Founded in 1972, the Irish Arts Center (IAC) projects a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America through performances, exhibitions, and education.

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Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York celebrates the unique past, present and future of New York City. The museum engages audiences through exhibitions, learning opportunities, publications and public events.

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Planned Parenthood of New York City

Planned Parenthood of New York City empowers individuals to make independent, informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health by providing health care and information and by promoting policies to help make those services available to everyon

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LGBT Center

The LGBT Center is a welcoming community that empowers people to live happier and healthier lives.

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The Doe Fund

The Doe Fund develops and implements cost-effective, holistic programs that meet the needs of a diverse population working to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism. All of The Doe Fund's programs and innovative business

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Opportunity Agenda

The Opportunity Agenda works towards social justice by connecting leaders and creating change through policy. The organization provides training and resources to give tomorrow's leaders the ability to shape the global conversation.

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a school for individuals interested in exploring criminal-justice related fields. Their liberal arts curriculum equips students to pursue advanced study and careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in over 170 countries helping to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is committed to preventing and finding a cure for breast cancer. BCRF provides funding worldwide for breast cancer research with 91 cents of every dollar raised going directly to research and awareness programs

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Innocence Project

The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongfully convicted and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices. The Innocence Project evaluates over 6,000 cases every year and works on nearly 300 active cases at any given time.

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Stuttering Association for the Young

The Stuttering Association For the Young empowers youth to develop creative ways of self-expression. Through summer programs and therapy, the organization provides support for kids with speech disorders.

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New York Anti-Trafficking Network

New York Anti-Trafficking Network (NYATN) is a team of human rights advocates bringing awareness to labor injustices and solutions through policy.

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InsideSchools

InsideSchools are education advocates providing authoritative and independent information about New York City's public schools and dedicated to improving education in NYC. They visit hundreds of schools every year and interview thousands of people - f

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Institute of Play

The Institute of Play promotes gaming and game design as a tool to help kids learn. They developed Quest to Learn, an NYC public school based on principles of gaming design.

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Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works to conserve millions of square miles around the world, with nearly 500 projects in 65 countries. The WCS operates the Central Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium.

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