Non-profits (Page 240)


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    Women’s Prison Association

    Women’s Prison Association (WPA) is the oldest and first organization in the United States dedicated to working with women involved in the criminal justice system and their families. It operates mostly in and around New York City. In 2019, WPA was among a group of organizations that advocated for a
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    WomenStrong International

    WomenStrong International is a 501(c)(3) global consortium of non-profits that provides international relief by specifically working with women and girls to end extreme poverty. WomenStrong International finances and develops programs that supports women in areas of health, safety, shelter, education, economic empowerment, and urban environment.
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    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, located in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968.
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    Woods Charitable Foundation

    Woods Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that provides funds to organizations that are attempting to integrate refugees and immigrants into their work forces. The foundation gives special interest to programs that expand English language education for new Americans, develop acceptance and appreciation for refugees, and foster planning concerning refugees and
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    Woods Fund of Chicago

    The Woods Fund of Chicago is a private independent foundation in Chicago, whose goal is to increase opportunities for less-advantaged people and communities in the Chicago metropolitan area, including the opportunity to shape decisions affecting them.
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    Woods Hole Research Center

    Funded by a variety of private foundations, the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) has positioned itself as a key source of scientific research and policy proposals regarding climate change, directed to government decision-makers around the world. WHRC has further extended its influence beyond governments to include civil society, by working
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    Woodside on the Move

    Woodside on the Move Inc., founded in 1976, is a left-of-center New York City-based tenant advocacy group notable for supporting rent control. It began narrowly-focused to develop programs to improve housing and commerce for the Woodside neighborhood in New York. [35] Today it is primarily a rental housing
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    Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

    Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is a farm animal rights and protection organization, founded in 2004. It provides information related to the production and consumption of animal products through rescue, education, and advocacy.
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    Woodtiger Fund

    Woodtiger Fund is a Pennsylvania-based foundation that primarily funds environmentalist projects, especially opposition to natural gas exploration. The organization also funds environmentalist journalism and wildlife conservation projects. The fund is an offshoot of the Wallace Global Fund, which traces its roots to a foundation created by former U.S. Vice
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    Work for Progress

    Work for Progress is a Colorado-based consulting firm registered in Boston, Massachusetts. Work for Progress is associated with the Public Interest Network of left-progressive advocacy groups and has performed vendor services for multiple Public Interest Network organizations, including the Fund for the Public Interest, Environment America Action Fund, and 
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    Worker Justice Center of New York

    The Worker Justice Center of New York (WJCNY) is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that formed when Farmworker Legal Service of New York and the Workers’ Rights Law Center merged in 2011. [73] The Center receives both federal and state funding, including grants from the Department of Justice
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    Worker Rights Consortium

    Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) is a 501(c)(3) labor rights monitoring organization that investigates working conditions in apparel factories around the world. WRC develops and launches initiatives that guarantee union rights to organize and bargain collectively, increase minimum wage, and demand severance pay.
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    Workers Center for Racial Justice

    Workers Center for Racial Justice (WCRJ) is a left-of-center advocacy organization that focuses on “direct action” organizing, policy advocacy, and voter engagement in the Chicago area. WCRJ works to advance a left-wing, pro-labor-union agenda by organizing African-American workers and families to protest African-American unemployment, low wages, and the purported over-criminalization
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    Workers Center of Central New York

    Workers Center of Central New York is a labor-union funded advocacy group in New York State.
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    Workers Defense Action Fund

    Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) is a 501(c)(4) lobbying group that works to create a structure that will allow Texans to engage in the electoral and legislative processes. It mainly informs voters and advocates on protections for workers.
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    Workers Defense League

    Not to be confused with Workers Defense Project, a Texas-based labor activist group. The Workers Defense League is a New York-based group which represents workers with unemployment insurance claims.[113] The League was once a prominent institution in the American socialist movement, with the organization claiming six-time Socialist
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    Workers Defense Project

    Not to be confused with Workers Defense League, a New York-based labor activist group with ties to the American socialist movement. The Workers Defense Project is a left-of-center advocacy group that aids and provides representation for workers in the Texas construction industry, including illegal immigrants. It works alongside several
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    Working America Education Fund

    Also see Working America (labor union) The Working America Education Fund is the charitable arm of Working America, the left-of-center “community affiliate” of the AFL-CIO labor union federation. [148] Founded in 2003, Working America is a labor organization that supports left-of-center labor policies and advocates
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    Working Families Alliance

    The Working Families Alliance is a 501(c)(4) political organization headquartered in Newark, New Jersey and affiliated with the Working Families Organization, a left-wing political organization and offshoot of New York’s labor union-backed Working Families Party. Working Families Alliance is aligned with labor unions like the American Federation
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    Working Families Organization (WFO)

    The Working Families Organization, founded in 2006, is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Working Families Party, a union-funded and union-aligned far-left political party[257] with power centers in traditionally hard-left localities and states, such as New York City and Oregon. Whereas the Working Families Party—originally founded in 1998