National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. We seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge homophobia and racism.

Check their website for leadership development, sponsorship information, and organizational resources. 

Follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/nqapia, on Twitter at twitter.com/nqapia, on Instagram at instagram.com/nqapia.

Address: PO Box 1277 Old Chelsea Station New York, NY 10113

Emailinfo@nqapia.org

 

Human Rights Campaign®

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Check their website for leadership development, sponsorship information, and organizational resources.

Follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/humanrightscampaign and on Twitter at twitter.com/HRC.

Address: 1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W. Washington, DC 20036-3278

Phone: 202-628-4160

TTY: 202-628-4160

GLSEN

GLSEN is an education based organization that focuses on creating inclusive K-12 schools. GLSEN accomplishes its goals through direct engagement with Congress, the Department of Education, and its partner schools. They provide comprehensive and inclusive research and training for their network of students, parents, educators, and community leaders.

Check GLSEN’s website for information on its work, resources for students and teachers, and to find a local chapter near you. 

Follow GLSEN on Facebook at facebook.com/GLSEN and on Twitter at twitter.com/GLSEN.

Email: info@glsen.org  

Phone: 212-727 0135

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth is a nonprofit and advocacy group dedicated to inclusive sex ed, the prevention and awareness of HIV and STDs, reproductive justice and rights, and equality for LGBT Youth. AFY advocates both domestically and internationally through youth led campaigns and programs and lobbying in Washington, D.C. Youth activists can engage directly through AFY’s remote and nation-wide programs.

Check Advocates for Youth’s website for information on getting involved, their research and press releases, and resources for professionals. 

Follow Advocates for Youth on Facebook at facebook.com/Advocates4Youth and on Twitter at twitter.com/AdvocatesTweets

Address: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 980 Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-419-3420

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans. AALDEF combines litigation, education, advocacy, and organizing to empower all Asian Americans and their rights. AALDEF has programs for immigrants’ rights, anti-trafficking, housing and environmental justice, and more. 

Check their website for more information on how to get involved, how to seek their help, and to read their publications. 

Follow AALDEF on Facebook at facebook.com/AsianAmericanLegal and on Twitter at twitter.com/AALDEF. 

Address: 99 Hudson ST, 12th Fl New York, NY 10013

Phone: 212-966-5932

Email: info@aaldef.org

Council on American-Islamic Relations

The Council on American-Islamic Relations advocates for justice and enhances understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. CAIR is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group with programming on civil rights, government affairs, media relations, and education. 

Check CAIR’s website to research if your rights have been infringed upon, find ways to get involved, follow their publications, and request speakers.

Follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/CAIRNational and on Twitter at twitter.com/CAIRNational

Address: 453 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-488-8787