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Organizations and Charities

Organizations and Charities

Bail Project, Inc.

A non-profit organization designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system — one person at a time. We believe that paying bail for someone in need is an act of resistance against a system that criminalizes race and poverty and an act of solidarity with local communities and movements for decarceration.

*The Bail Project is a partner with Legal Aid

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Black Lives Matter/Black Lives Matter Cleveland

Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc. is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Voters Matter Fund

Their goal is to Increase power in our communities and effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.

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Campaign Zero & #8cantwait

Funds donated to Campaign Zero support the data-driven analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence, technical assistance to organizers leading police accountability campaigns and the development of model legislation and advocacy to end police violence nationwide. Campaign Zero recently went live with the #8cantwait Campaign, which focuses on 8 specific policies to reduce police violence.

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Cleveland NAACP

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

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Diversity Center of Cleveland

Their mission – "to eliminate bias bigotry and racism" remains the same, as do our programs, operations and governance structure. Today, through their School & Youth Programming, SHIFT Consulting, and LeadDIVERSITY we strive to reach toward our vision of creating communities where all people are connected, respected, and valued.

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Located in Shaker Heights, this restaurant has a purpose: We give formerly incarcerated adults a foundation in the culinary and hospitality industry while providing a support network necessary their long-term success.

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Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Secures justice and resolves fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services.

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Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM)

LMM seeks that people who are oppressed, forgotten, and hurting be empowered, valued, and healed by our unwavering commitment to addressing chronic needs, enabling people to self-sufficiency, and advocating for system change. As a catalyst and convener for meaningful conversation, LMM seeks to change the social, political, and religious conversation about justice from one of limitations to one of possibilities.

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Towards Employment

Towards Employment is a proven leader in workforce development that connects people to careers, which changes people's lives, advances business, and strengthens community in Northeast Ohio. Our mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment.

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Urban League of Greater Cleveland

The mission of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland is dedicated to providing equal opportunities for African-Americans and other minority members to develop and exercise their potential on par with all other Americans through education, research, advocacy and provision of services.

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Grant & Award-Winning non-profit, inspiring breakthroughs in sports and entrepreneurship by providing low-income community residents with the opportunity to improve their neighborhoods, connections, and resources while building and fulfilling successful futures. PressFWD collects donations and creates grassroots campaigns that aid in directly impacting local communities.

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Right Choice Foundation

Right choice is a community-based nonprofit organization that will address the needs of our general underserved youth and at-risk population. They focus on building up today's at-risk youth by providing them with mentorship programs, academic assistance, and leadership programs to develop well-rounded citizens by teaching them to accept who they are and guiding them through life's challenges.

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