Category Archives: Advocacy and Human Rights

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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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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