Category Archives: Advocacy and Human Rights

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children Alameda County

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is a nationally-based organization that provides one-on-one court advocacy to abused, neglected and abandoned children who are dependents of juvenile court.

San Francisco Tenants Union

San Francisco Tenants Union

The SFTU is operated and run by volunteers. We have over 60 volunteers and just 1 1/2 staff positions. We need your help! Become A Tenants Union Counselor! Volunteer Tenant Counselors are the mainstay of the Tenants Union. The increased …
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San Francisco CASA Program – Court Appointed Special Advocates

San Francisco CASA Program - Court Appointed Special Advocates

The mission of the SFCASA Program is to train community volunteers to serve as officers of the court to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the foster care system. Our vision is that every child …
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Sacred Heart Community Service

Sacred Heart Community Service

Sacred Heart promotes unity by bringing together people from all walks of life and organizations from all disciplines in the common cause of serving people in need and working toward the elimination of poverty in our community. With the combined …
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Bill Wilson Center

Bill Wilson Center

Each year, Bill Wilson Center serves more than 10,000 clients in Santa Clara County through our various programs. Bill Wilson Center programs focus on housing, education, counseling, and advocacy. Bill Wilson Center is committed to working with the community to …
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Peace Action West

Peace Action West

Peace Action West works for smarter American approaches to global problems. If we want to address problems like war, poverty, global warming, terrorism — the US needs to work together, cooperatively, with other nations. It also means overcoming the partisan …
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Founded in 1999 by three visionaries as a small, non-profit, 501(c)(3) patient-based advocacy organization, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network understands the many challenges that patients and their families face in the fight against pancreatic cancer. With our national headquarters in …
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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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