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.
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.
Leftist and Anti-Capitalist Groups
The Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC) is building an anarchist movement in NYC through 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.
The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement is a revolutionary anarchist political movement dedicated to freeing people from bondage and building resistance in the United States.
Black Rose Anarchist Federation/Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra is a political organization with locals in over a dozen cities sharing a common set of politics and creating a shared strategic vision of how to build “popular power” in workplaces, neighborhoods, schools and all sectors of society towards the goal of libertarian socialism.
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is an organization of democratic socialists.
The International Socialist Organization (ISO) is a group of revolutionary Trotskyist, Marxist, and Leninist socialist activists.
The Socialist Alternative is a Trotskyist socialist organization fighting in our workplaces, communities, and campuses against the exploitation and injustices people face every day.
The Freedom Socialist Party is a socialist political party with a revolutionary feminist philosophy .
The Party for Socialism and Liberation – PSL is a revolutionary Marxist-Leninist party.
The Workers World Party is a Marxist-Leninist communist party fighting for revolutionary socialism and supporting the struggle of all oppressed peoples.
The Revolutionary Communist Party (RevCom or RCP) is a Marxist-Leninist-Maoist communist political party lead by Chairman Bob Avakian. Subgroups include Refuse Fascism and the Stop Mass Incarceration Network.
Red Bloom is a collective of communists that aims to develop revolutionary praxis relevant to the present conjuncture, taking cues from the organizational and theoretical innovations of Marxist/materialist Feminisms and Anti-racist/Anti-colonial Communist movements.
Empowering Oppressed People
Peoples Power Assemblies, which is affiliated with Workers World Party, 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.
United Against Racism and Fascism NYC is a coalition of groups and individuals aiming to bring a broad and diverse movement into the streets to confront fascists whenever and wherever they appear in public.
Racism + 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.
The Queens Anti-Gentrification Project is an all-volunteer effort to prevent gentrification and displacement in Queens.
Take Back the Bronx organizes in the South Bronx for community control of our goods.
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.
NYC Shut It Down demands an end to unaccountable police violence and criminalization of daily life.
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe.
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.
No New Jails is a multiracial, intergenerational network of residents, community members, and activists who oppose Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to open 4 new jails in our city.
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.
Black and Pink supports LGBTQ people impacted by the prison industrial
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
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.