Category Archives: Advocacy and Human Rights

Marin Advocates for Children

Marin Advocates for Children

Marin Advocates for Children’s mission is two-fold: preventing abuse and advocating for the best interests of children. MAC has two programs: Marin Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Marin Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC). With our two programs, MAC not …
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Lorenzen Cancer Foundation

Lorenzen Cancer Foundation

Cancer Patients Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a Medical Director and a five-member scientific board of highly regarded specialists in oncology from around the world. The mission of the Foundation is to promote awareness, increase education, and …
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Tax Aide – AARP Tax Counseling

Tax Aide - AARP Tax Counseling

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, an AARP Foundation program, helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers have more discretionary income for everyday essentials, such as food and housing, by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions. AARP Foundation …
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Family Violence Law Center

Family Violence Law Center

FVLC seeks to end family violence in Alameda County by providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and community perceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within the legal, health, education, and criminal justice systems. …
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Ethical Traveler

Ethical Traveler

Ethical Traveler is a nonprofit organization, founded to “empower travelers to change the world.” We seek to use the economic clout of tourism to protect human rights and the environment. The seeds for Ethical Traveler were planted in 1996, when …
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ORAM – Organization for Refuge Asylum & Migration

ORAM - Organization for Refuge Asylum & Migration

Founded in 2008, ORAM is the first migration organization focusing exclusively on refugees fleeing sexual and gender-based violence worldwide. ORAM provides clients with free legal representation and conducts advocacy and education on their behalf. ORAM’s advocacy encompasses non-governmental organizations, inter-governmental …
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Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County, Inc.

Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County, Inc.

Our Mission is to actively promote standards of excellence in advocacy and enhancement of the quality of life for residents of long-term care facilities in the county. Our Vision The long-term care facilities in our county are the best in …
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Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa is a donor-funded senior citizen’s advocacy group that serves Contra Costa County. We investigate and rectify claims of abuse and neglect in long term care facilities so that seniors can live with dignity and respect. …
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Ombudsman, Inc. – Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Ombudsman, Inc. - Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Helps elderly residents of long-term care facilities carry out their choices and assert their rights. Serve as advocates, educators, mediators, referral agents, and troubleshooters for residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities. As part of a Federally-mandated program, we …
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