Some of Our Favorite Organizations

There are so many organizations in Georgia who are working toward similar progressive goals. Use this guide to learn more about existing organizations and the incredible work they do. Our list is constantly growing, and we will continue to update this page!

Gun Control

 

Immigration
  • New American Pathways (local): New American Pathways provides approximately 4,000 refugees per year with the necessary tools to rebuild their lives and achieve long-term success. 

  • United We Dream: Through immigrant youth-led campaigns, United We Dream empowers people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and develops their own campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. 

 

LGBT Rights
  • Georgia Equality (local): Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and their allies throughout the state. 

 

Racial Justice
  • NAACP (national): The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

 

Reproductive Justice

 

Voting Rights
  • Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO)​: GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia.​
  • League of Women Voters (national): The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

  • VoteRiders​: VoteRiders is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides practical assistance and information to ensure voters have the right kind of ID to vote in their state. 

  • Spread the Vote Georgia: Helps voters go through all the steps necessary to get the ID needed to vote.

 

Georgia
  • Better Georgia: Advancing quality of life, economic justice, equality and government accountability. Better Georgia is here to make sure elected officials listen to Georgia families, small business owners, and real people who want sensible laws and policies that make Georgia a better state.

  • Common Cause Georgia: Common Cause Georgia is a non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization that works to strengthen public participation in our democracy and ensure that public officials and public institutions are accountable and responsive to citizens. [Common Cause is national organization with local chapters.]

  • Georgia House Democratic Caucus: Their mission is to elect Democrats to the Georgia House of Representatives. They are responsible for recruiting, training and assisting Democratic candidates for the Georgia House of Representatives. 

  • Georgia’s WIN List: Georgia’s WIN List is a political action committee dedicated to recruiting, training, supporting, and electing Democratic women for statewide and legislative office who will be effective advocates for the issues most important to women and families, including the preservation of reproductive freedom. 

  • Red Clay Democrats: The Red Clay Democrats serves Georgia’s young-professional, progressive community by offering an entryway into state party politics while also providing a guiding map to the candidates and actors best suited to serve our party, our state, and our country. 

 

National
  • ACLU: Through communications, lobbying and litigation, the ACLU works to preserve and enhance the rights of all citizens without political partisanship. Foremost among these rights are freedom of speech and religion, the right to equal treatment under law, and the right to privacy.

  • Anti-Defamation League (ADL): Fighting Anti-Semitism, combating hate, and securing justice and fair treatment for all.

  • Get Her Elected: Skilled volunteers helping progressive women candidates get elected.

  • Women’s March: They stand together in solidarity with their partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families – recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.