Equal Education is a movement of students, parents, teachers and community members working for quality and equality in South African education, through analysis and activism. Located in Khayelitsha — an informal Black settlement on the outskirts of Cape Town, Equal Education promotes the rights to equality and education, with the firm belief that these will enable the poor and working classes to an equal opportunity in life. They work directly with youth to help them realize their rights and organize change.
Global Kids is a premier nonprofit educational organization for global learning and youth development. They work to ensure that youth from underserved areas have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.
Make the Road New York builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
The GO Project serves over 550 students from 30 public elementary and middle schools in Lower Manhattan and Chelsea. Most students are first or second generation American, attend under-resourced schools, and face serious learning challenges. By providing year-round education and family services to its students, GO educators, social workers and volunteers work to equip students with the confidence and skills they need to realize their potential and succeed both inside and outside the classroom.
The Truth Telling Project Born in the wake of the Ferguson uprisigins, The Truth Telling Project is a community-led and grassroots organization that centers the voices of those affected by systemic oppression and violence, and those fighting or the dignity of Black Lives. By organizing truth telling events, they create safe and empowering spaces for those most impacted by police violence and oppression to first and foremost heal, share their experiences, vent, grow, community build, problem solve, and then share their stories to educate and build with allies near and far.
The Babel Project partners with The Truth Telling Project to run media activism workshops with youth protesters, organize truth telling events that invite young people who have lost family members to police violence from around the country, and create educational resources with their stories.
Al Rowwad Centre for Arts and Culture Located in Aida Refugee Camp in The West Bank, Palestine, Al Rowwad believes in a beautiful resistance: teaching their students to use creativity and self-expression instead of violence to resist the occupation and educate others.