Sunday, October 22, 2017
The Upstander

Activist Directory

NOW NYC LogoNational Organization For Women New York City

NOW-NYC works to promote reproductive rights, secure women’s economic empowerment, and end discrimination and violence against women.




The New York Society For Ethical CultureThe New York Society For Ethical Culture

The New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC) is the cornerstone of the Ethical movement founded in 1876 by Dr. Felix Adler.




Center for Constitutional RightsCenter For Constitutional Rights

The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.



myd-tnail Manhattan Young Democrats

Manhattan Young Democrats (MYD) are the official youth arm of the Democratic party in New York County. Their mission is to educate and activate Manhattan’s young progressives.



You Matter You Matter

This election’s results have been shocking. In the face of hateful rhetoric, this is a community for organizing around a fundamental message: You Matter.




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NYC Trump Resistance Group

We envision this as a group where diverse people from different causes and individuals with different interests, passions and skillsets can work together to directly assist and to protect the individuals and communities whose life and liberty are in danger following the 2016 election.



The Base Thumbnail The Base Brooklyn

The Base is an anarchist political center in Bushwick, Brooklyn, committed to the dissemination of revolutionary left and anarchist ideas and organizing. The mission of the space is to spread ideas and practices to the broader populace and provide a place where individuals can learn, grow, and organize outside of traditional activist and educational institutions.


Unknown ImageGood Guys NYC

Good Guys NYC was established by professional organizer Sarah Turbow to teach non-organizers the essentials of the craft. Turbow hosts organizing workshops across the country and publishes material designed to help concerned citizens take action on the issues that matter to them. The Good Guys training guide can be read here.


Families for FreedomFamilies for Freedom

Founded in September 2002, Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation. We are immigrant prisoners (detainees), former immigrant prisoners, their loved ones, or individuals at risk of deportation.