Category Archives: Advocacy and Human Rights

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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Nursing Home Monitors

Nursing Home Monitors

Nursing Home Monitors was formed in 1995 by family members of nursing home residents who witnessed, first hand, the pervasive substandard care and dangerous conditions in the nation’s nursing homes. The group set out to find the causes for the …
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ISF – Idriss Stelley Foundation

ISF - Idriss Stelley Foundation

The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is: To serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color, although no one will be turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed. We are seeking volunteers …
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United Way of Silicon Valley

United Way of Silicon Valley

Vision: Every person is fully capable of participating and flourishing in his/her family, neighborhood and community. Mission: Improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community to meet our most critical local health and human services needs. United Way …
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United Nations Association Information and UNICEF Center

United Nations Association Information and UNICEF Center

The Center offers: Selected UN items, UNICEF cards, international fair trade gift items (T shirts, jewelry, posters, etc.) and educational books for sale Flags of all UN member nations (large ones available for rental as well as small flags and …
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Amnesty International Berkeley Community Group

Amnesty International Berkeley Community Group

We are forming a community group in Berkeley. Please come and help to promote social justice, one individual at a time. Any positions listed in this category requires full participation in the community group! Mission Statement To promote human rights …
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Advocates for Children – CASA of San Mateo County

Advocates for Children - CASA of San Mateo County

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Mateo County partners caring adults with children who have come under the court’s protection because their parents can’t or won’t take care of them. Navigating the System Alone Imagine you’ve been removed from …
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