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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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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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Transportation Alternatives

Transportation Alternatives promotes walking, bicycling, and public transportation in New York City. TA activists are presently working to improve infrastructure for bicycling and walking on city streets, as well as traffic policies to help save lives.

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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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Children's Museum of the Arts

At the Children's Museum of the Arts, young artists ages 10 months-15 years can see, make, and share art. CMA launches several large-scale art exhibitions every year that feature both established artists and children's work.

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Harlem Arts Festival

The Harlem Arts Festival seeks to showcase artists and promote arts enthusiasm in Harlem, and to preserve the legacy of the neighborhood's artistic achievements.

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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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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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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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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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CreativeMornings

CreativeMornings offer short, free talks to the creative community one Friday each month over breakfast. It's a great way to meet like-minded people and engage with subjects like technology and design.

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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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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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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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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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Nation Institute

The Nation Institute is dedicated to strengthening the independent press and advancing social justice and civil rights causes.

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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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DIY

DIY provides online courses for kids to discover new skills and meet new friends. On DIY, kids teach other kids. Because who better to learn from than you?

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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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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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Rubin Museum

The Rubin Museum is an art museum in Chelsea primarily dedicated to Himalayan, Indian, and Tibetan artwork. The Rubin Museum regularly holds events, from musical performances and film screenings to meditation practices and lectures.

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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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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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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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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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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was founded in order to bring African-American culture and American modern dance to the world. Since its founding in 1958, The Ailey Theater has performed 235 different works.

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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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El Taller Latino Americano

El Taller Latino Americano promotes Latin American culture through art, dance, music, and language. El Taller offers classes teaching Spanish, live music and film events, and an art gallery.

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American Institute of Graphic Arts

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) aims to inspire designers and the public by sharing great design, and advocating for a richer understanding that design plays in public life. They are the USA's largest organization for design, encompassin

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Girls Write Now

Girls Write Now pairs professional writers with underserved young women to help them discover the power of their own voices. GWN is the first organization in the country with a writing and mentoring model exclusively for girls.

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ART21

ART21 is a celebrated global leader in presenting thought-provoking and sophisticated content about contemporary art, and the go-to place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time. A nonprofit organization, ART21’s mission is to inspire a more cr

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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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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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