American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
View ACLU's resources and list of regional offices here.
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
AALDEF is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans. By combining litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing, AALDEF works with Asian American communities across the country to secure human rights for all.
Contact AALDEF for legal assistance at 1-800-966-5946 or on their website.
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Fights to promote and ensure fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of elimination homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
View GLAAD's resources and list of offices here.
A national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
View resources and list of regional offices here.
Muslim Advocates is a national legal advocacy and educational organization that works on the frontlines of civil rights to guarantee freedom and justice for Americans of all faiths.
View resources here.
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF)
The Southern Poverty Law Center
The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
View resources and report hate incidents here.