Advocacy Resources

Looking to get more involved or find an ally on a particular advocacy issue?  This list of some leading New Jersey and national organizations can provide a starting point for advocates and would-be advocates to connect and strengthen alliances about the issues they care about most.  If you would like to suggest a lead organization for inclusion on this page, or if you see something that needs correcting, please email us.



NON-PROFIT SECTOR ARTS/CULTURE/HUMANITIES BUDGET/FISCAL ISSUES

 National

National Council of Nonprofits

Independent Sector

American Society of Association Executives

 New Jersey

Center for Non-Profits

 National

American Alliance of Museums

Americans for the Arts

American Education Partnership

National Humanities Alliance

 New Jersey

ArtPride New Jersey

New Jersey Council for the Humanities

New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Preservation New Jersey

 National

Center for Budget and Public Priorities

 New Jersey

New Jersey Policy Perspective
EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT EQUALITY/DIVERSITY/SOCIAL JUSTICE

 National

National Education Association

National PTA

National School Boards Association

Stand for Children

 New Jersey

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of New Jersey

Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped

Education Law Center

Pre-K Our Way

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network



 National

Environmental Defense Fund

Friends of the Earth

National Audubon Society

Natural Resources Defense Council

Sierra Club

 New Jersey

Clean Ocean Action

New Jersey Conservation Foundation

New Jersey Environmental Lobby

Pinelands Preservation Alliance

 National

American Civil Liberties Union

Alliance for Justice

PolicyLink

NAACP

 New Jersey

American Civil Liberties Union - New Jersey

Islamic Center of Central Jersey

Latino Leadership Alliance

New Jersey Black Issues Convention

New Jersey Citizen Action

New Jersey Institute for Social Justice


GLBT HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES HOUSING/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 National

GLAAD

Human Rights Campaign

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

 New Jersey

GLSEN

HiTOPS

PFLAG - Jersey Shore Chapter

Pride Center of New Jersey
 
 National

The Arc

Coalition on Human Needs

Food Research and Action Center

National Human Services Assembly

National Alliance on Mental Illness

 New Jersey

ACCSES New Jersey

Advocates for Children in New Jersey

Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities

Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

New Jersey Association of Mental Health & Addiction Agencies

New Jersey Hospital Association

 
 National

National Housing Institute

National Housing Law Project

National Low Income Housing Coalition

 New Jersey


Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey

Fair Share Housing Center

Isles, Inc.

New Jersey Future


IMMIGRATION INTERNATIONAL/FOREIGN NON-PROFIT ADVOCACY

 National

America's Voice

National Immigration Law Center

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

United We Dream

 New Jersey

American Friends Service Committee - Immigrant Rights Program

Immigration & American Citizenship Organization

New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice


 
 National

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Human Rights Watch

United Nations Association of the United States of America



 
 National

National Council of Nonprofits

Nonprofit Vote

Bolder Advocacy
An initiative of the Alliance for Justice

 New Jersey

Center for Non-Profits
SENIORS/AGING WOMEN OTHER

 National

AARP

Alliance for Retired Americans

National Council on Aging

 New Jersey

AARP New Jersey

New Jersey Foundation for Aging


 
 National

National Breast Cancer Coalition

National Organization for Women

NARAL

 New Jersey

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

New Jersey to End Domestic Violence


 
 National

Associated Humane Societies

The Citizens Campaign

Common Cause

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

 New Jersey

League of Women Voters of New Jersey

New Jersey Association on Correction

New Jersey Catholic Conference

New Jersey Citizen Action