Social Justice / Human Rights Advocacy

Social Justice - Human Rights Advocacy         

SOCIAL JUSTICE / HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY

  • Protesting: a complaint, objection, or display of unwillingness usually to an idea or a course of action.
  • Canvassing: to talk to the people in an area in order to get them to support a candidate, project, idea, etc; efficient ways to canvass is to go door-to-door (field canvasses) or by telephone (phone canvasses). 
  • Petition: a written document that many people sign to show that they want a person or organization to do or change something.

 

RESOURCES and OPPORTUNITIES

Watch Dog Resources: How do I know if a non-profit is legitimate?

Charity Navigator: www.charitynavigator.org/

  • Charity Navigator helps you find a charity you can trust. It works to build a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health, accountability, and transparency of 6,000 of America's largest charities.


CharityWatch: www.charitywatch.org/toprated.html

  • CharityWatch, formerly known as American Institute of Philanthropy, provides watchdog and information services to maximize the effectiveness of every dollar contributed to charity by providing donors with the information they need to make the right decisions when making charitable donations.


Human Rights Watch: www.hrw.org/

  • What is Human Rights Watch? - www.hrw.org/about
  • Browse by REGION/COUNTRY - www.hrw.org/regions
  • Sign up for HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH NEWSLETTER to find out more about the abuse of human rights worldwide and how you can make a difference - www.hrw.org/news
  • Browse by TOPIC (e.g. street children, disaster and displaced populations, health care access, arms, domestic violence) - www.hrw.org/topics

Last Modified: 6/20/17 9:19 AM