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BROwn girl-friendly organizations

Organizations listed are women of color founded/co-founded; led by women of color; have programs that center on women of color. If you meet these criteria, email

AAPI Victory Fund - The AAPI Victory Fund – the first Super PAC of its kind – is focused on mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) eligible voters and moving them to the ballot box.


Advance Native Political Leadership - Advance Native Political Leadership is a project that is born of the need to have Native American representation in elected and appointed offices throughout the country.


APAICS - The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office.


Asian American Action Fund - The AAAFund brings together progressive AAPI leaders from each of the major ethnic groups and from all over America.

The Asian American Women’s Political Initiative -  AAWPI is the country’s only political leadership organization for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women. 


BlackPAC - BlackPAC is an independent, Black-led organization that uses the power of year-round political engagement and elections to change our economic, justice and political systems.


Black Voters Matter - Black Voters Matter Fund, a 501c4 dedicated to expanding Black voter engagement and increasing progressive power.


Color of Change - Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. 


Desis For Progress - Desis for Progress (DFP) is an organization made up of South Asians who identify as progressive and want to create a stronger community.

Emerge - Emerge is lifting up the New American Majority and clearing the way for those whose voices have for too long been left out of the conversation — Black, Brown, and Indigenous women and women of color, as well as LGBTQ+, young, and unmarried women. As the United States achieves its multiracial and multicultural destiny in the next two decades, our goal is to reach 100,000 of these women and prepare them to lead our country into a more just and equitable future.

EMILY's List - Our vision is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision-makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent. 

Girls in Politics - The Girls in Politics Initiative (“GIP”) is a program created and administered by the Political Institute for Women. Our GIP programs introduce girls ages 8 to 17 to politics, policy, the work of the United States Congress, parliamentary governments, and the work of the United Nations. 


Higher Heights for America - Higher Heights is the only national organization providing Black women with a political home exclusively dedicated to harnessing their power to elect Black women, influence elections and advance progressive policies.

Human Rights Campaign - Our goal is to ensure that all LGBTQ+ people, and particularly those of us who are trans, people of color, and HIV+, are treated as full and equal citizens within our movement, across our country, and around the world.


Inclusv - The mission of Inclusv is to ensure staff, consultants, and vendors of color are found at every professional level within advocacy, policy, campaigns, and elections.


IGNITE National - IGNITE encourages young women to actively engage in the political process and assert and demonstrate their beliefs in the public arena.

Indian American IMPACT - Encourages Indian Americans leaders to contribute to our nation by seeking a life in public service, running for public office, and building a more diverse and inclusive democracy that improves the lives of all Americans.  


Indigenous Women Rise - Aims to ensure Indigenous Women’s voices are heard and to raise the visibility of Indigenous peoples' rights and Issues.


Movement School - Our mission is to cultivate leaders and organizers to fight on behalf of their working-class communities by providing tools and resources to advocate for justice, achieve innovative, locally-driven solutions to key issues, and mobilize grassroots engagement in the democratic process.

Muslim Caucus of America - The Muslim Caucus of America is poised to be a strategic partner to our members and affiliates across all 50 States in catalyzing democratic renewal. The Muslim Caucus 

is on a bold path to cultivate and lift up our grassroots, multi-state affiliate base of changemakers organizing to advance racial and religious equity.


National Black Justice Coalition - The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and same-gender-loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. 


National Coalition on Black Civic Participation - The National Coalition envisions a nation in which all people, from youth to seniors, have the tools to participate fully in the democratic process at the local, state, national and global levels. 

National Council of Negro Women - The National Council of Negro Women is an “organization of organizations” (comprised of 330 campus and community-based sections and 32 national women’s organizations) that enlightens, inspires, and connects more than 2,000,000 women and men. Its mission is to lead, advocate for, and empower women of African descent, their families, and communities


Native Americans in Philanthropy - Native Americans stand at the forefront of movement building. Our leadership on climate and environmental justice and other issues demonstrates our resiliency and relentless commitment to a better world. We have to amplify our power to protect the gains we have made and continue progressing toward a better, more equitable future.


Native Voice Network - The Native Voice Network was founded in response to the need for a national voice for Native American families and communities in local and national policy issues impacting Native communities. 


New American Leaders - New American Leaders is leading a movement for inclusive democracy by preparing first and second-generation Americans to use their power and potential in elected office.

NextGen America - NextGen America is the nation’s largest youth voting organization that’s using innovative digital and field strategies to turn out young voters in key states. We’re empowering the largest and most diverse generation in American history through voter education, registration, and mobilization

National Organization of Women - As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States


Power PAC - is an organization dedicated to promoting our central mission — to increase the participation of voters of color and to support candidates of color. 


re:power -  A trusted leader in political training around campaigning and capacity building.


She The People - She the People is the leading race, gender, and politics network and initiative that advances our democracy by calling women of color fully into their fierce and loving leadership and collective power.


The Black Women’s Roundtable - The Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) is an intergenerational civic engagement network of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation.


The BLUE Institute - BLUE Institute is designed to train millennials of color seeking to become leaders, strategists, and key staff members of progressive electoral campaigns. 


The Collective PAC - The Collective PAC is working to fix the challenge of African American underrepresentation in elected seats of power throughout our nation.


The Latino Victory Fund - The Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee with the mission of growing Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government – from the school board to the Senate to the White House.

Voto Latino - Voto Latino is a grassroots political organization focused on educating and empowering a new generation of Latinx voters, as well as creating a more robust and inclusive democracy. Through innovative digital campaigns, culturally relevant programs and authentic voices, we shepherd the Latinx community towards full realization of its political power.


Walker's Legacy - Walker’s Legacy is a global platform for professional and entrepreneurial multicultural women. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.


Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations - Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations (WEWIN) exists to provide Native women with the knowledge, support, and resources necessary to achieve success in their personal and professional lives.


YWCA USA - YWCA USA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

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