Liberal and Progressive Groups
Rise and Resist is a group where diverse people from different causes and individuals with different interests, passions and skill sets can work together to directly assist and to protect the individuals and communities whose life and liberty are in danger following the 2016 election.
United Thru Action was created after Trump’s election when hundreds of citizens met in the West Village to start planning how to make change in NYC, NYS, and the nation.
A number of Indivisible groups that have agreed to “to resist Trump’s agenda, focus on local, defensive congressional advocacy, and embrace progressive values” meet.
Citizen Action of New York fights for racial, social, economic and environmental justice.
New York Progressive Action Network is a state wide network of more than 25 affiliates. Many of NYPAN’s organizers were volunteers for Bernie Sanders.
Get Organized BK! is a group organized by City Councilmember Brad Lander of Brooklyn’s progressive individuals, activists, organizations and elected officials working together to resist Trump regime policies of injustice, corruption, and hate.
Queens Resist is dedicated to resisting the Trump agenda.
OccuEvolve is Occupy Wall Street’s longest serving education/outreach/action group.
Leftist and Anti-Capitalist Groups
The Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC) is building an anarchist movement forum in NYC under the guiding principles of horizontalism, direct democracy and direct action.
The Base is an anarchist political center in Bushwick, Brooklyn, committed to the dissemination of revolutionary left and anarchist ideas and organizing.
NYC Democratic Socialists of America is the NYC local of the Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the country.
The International Socialist Organization (ISO) is a group of revolutionary socialist activists.
The Socialist Alternative is a socialist organization fighting in our workplaces, communities, and campuses against the exploitation and injustices people face every day.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation – PSL is a revolutionary Marxist party.
The Freedom Socialist Party is a socialist political party with a revolutionary feminist philosophy .
The Workers World Party is fighting for revolutionary socialism and supporting the struggle of all oppressed peoples.
The Revolutionary Communist Party (RevCom or RCP) is a communist political party lead by Chairman Bob Avakian.
Empowering Oppressed People
Peoples Power Assemblies organize to empower workers & oppressed people to demand jobs, education & healthcare while fighting against racism, sexism & LGBT bigotry.
Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE) is a member led Brooklyn-based multiracial program of Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) led by mostly women of color. We organize and unite low-income families to build power to fight against systems of oppression so that the work of all people is valued and all of us have the right and ability to decide and live out our own destinies.
Racism and White Supremacy
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) organizes white people to break white silence, confront racism, and dismantle white supremacy.
The Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network (BAN)is a people of color-led, mass-based coalition of tenants, homeowners, block associations, anti-police brutality groups, legal and grassroots organizations working together to end the rampant gentrification and displacement of low to middle income residents of Brooklyn, New York.
Police and Prisons
Copwatch Patrol Unit (CPU) films the NYPD using smartphones to capture police brutality.
Communities United for Police Reform is an unprecedented campaign that is working to end discriminatory policing in New York.
The Stop Mass Incarceration Network exists to stop the slow genocide of mass incarceration and all its consequences; racial profiling, a legal system that disproportionately impacts Blacks and Latinos, the police murder of our children, the criminalization of a generation, discrimination, widespread torture in prisons and treating those formerly incarcerated as less than full human beings.
Spearheaded by Just Leadership USA, the #CLOSERikers campaign aims to close the massive prison complex on Rikers Island, an institution that threatens the vitality of families & neighborhoods, squanders human potential, & misuses scarce taxpayer resources.
Books Through Bars sends free donated books to people in prisons across the country.
NYC Anarchist Black Cross is a collective focused on supporting US-held political prisoners and prisoners of war and opposing state repression against revolutionary social justice movements.
Families for Freedom is a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation.
Make the Road New York is the largest participatory immigrant organization in New York with 17,000+ members and builds the power of Latino and working class communitie
The New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC is an interfaith network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to stay together.
The New York Immigration Coalition is an umbrella advocacy group that brings together nearly 200 diverse member organizations to advance justice and opportunity for all.
Sanctuary Advocacy For Everyone aims to help immigrants live safely in our NYC communities by connecting with our neighbors across interpersonal and international borders.
The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) is a collective Alternative to Detention Program (ATD),direct service, and community organizing project that works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, queer, Two Spirit, Trans, Gender Non- Conforming, and HIV+ detainees and their families currently in detention centers, those that are recently released from detention centers, and undocumented folks in New York City.
ACT UP New York (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) is a diverse non-partis
Black and Pink supports LGBTQ people impacted by the prison industrial
Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel is a grassroots strategic alliance of concerned organizations and individuals in New York, formed to demand an immediate, unconditional, and permanent end to U.S. and U.S.-sponsored Israeli aggression in the Middle East.
IfNotNow is a movement in NYC to end the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation and gain freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians.
Jewish Voice for Peace supports nonviolent
Citizens’ Climate Lobby Brooklyn is creating the political will for a livable world by empowering individuals to experience breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power.
Food and Water Watch champions healthy food and clean water for all by standing up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocating for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment.
Pop Gym is a new project, working towards opening a physical space in Brooklyn that offers free self-defense, fitness, and skill share classes 7 days a week.
Cyptosquad NYC provides free, accessible, and fun workshops and events on cybersecurity to folks from marginalized communities and groups who want learn a bit bout digital defense.
The Gray Panthers engage in action and advocacy against ageism.