Category Archives: Immigrants and Refugees

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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Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

History The Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) was founded in 1984 by a coalition of volunteers who recognized the need for a strong artistic and cultural force in the Chinatown area. Since opening its own facility in 1996 in the …
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Narika

Narika

Narika’s mission is to promote the empowerment of women in our community to confront and overcome the cycles of domestic violence and exploitation. We work to build a movement to end violence against women and to actively support women’s rights …
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Women’s Cancer Resource Center

Women's Cancer Resource Center

Mission Statement: The Women’s Cancer Resource Center creates opportunities for women with cancer to improve their quality of life through education, supportive services and practical assistance. History: In 1986 a small group of women with cancer created the Women’s Cancer …
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WOMAN – Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

WOMAN - Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (WOMAN, Inc.) has operated since 1978 as a community-based, multi-service agency, serving survivors of domestic violence in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area. In addition to our 24 hour crisis line, we …
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YWCA – San Francisco and Marin

YWCA - San Francisco and Marin

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families. The voices of women have blended to create a vision that …
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Diablo Valley Literacy Council

Diablo Valley Literacy Council

Our History The Diablo Valley Literacy Council was started in 1978 by a group of women from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, along with several women from other churches, who had been active in literacy. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church sponsors us …
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Asian American Donor Program

Asian American Donor Program

Mission Statement: Asian American Donor Program (AADP) is dedicated to increasing the availability of potential stem cells donors for patients with life threatening diseases curable by a stem cell transplant. Who we are: (AADP) is a community non-profit (501c3) organization …
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AIDSVideos.org

AIDSVideos.org

Our mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to help those affected by making all the world’s HIV/AIDS prevention education videos in all the world’s languages available for free. You can stream the videos from YouTube or download …
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Adolescent Counseling Services – Caravan House

Adolescent Counseling Services

From the beginning, collaboration has been a core value at ACS. The founders of our agency included a diverse group representing local government, police, health care, social work, schools and parents. This spirit of collaboration continues today, as ACS partners …
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