The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

Founded in 1982, AWID is an international, multi-generational, feminist, creative, future-orientated membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights

Center for Women Policy Studies

For over 30 years, the Center has been promoting women's human rights and equality. Recently, the 2012 Papers on Reproductive Laws for the 21st Century, inspired by the Reproductive Laws for the 1990s authors, have been published.

Coalition of Labor Union Women

Founded in 1974, CLUW is a nonpartisan organization within the union movement and is America's only national organization for union women.

The Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee

Founded in 2001, The Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee is building a pro-choice Democratic women leadership in New York State.

Emily's List

Founded in 1985, EMILY's List is one of the nation's largest political resource for women. Their mission is to elect pro-choice Democratic women to office through a variety of programs. Emily's List will be hosting a gala reception at the 2008 Democratic National Convention on August 26, 2008 with House Nancy Pelosi, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Special Guest Michelle Obama. For more details, check out the convention news. is a thriving online community fostering awareness, education and activism for women all across the world.
an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice who advocate for and defend women's human rights by making grants to support women's groups around the world.
Founded in 1994, a site for girls ages 7 and up together in positive workshops that explore their connections, history, research, strengths and strategies to celebrate their lives and overcome challenges.
a social network constructing a vibrant, world-community site based on online group-to-group communications to build coalitions

Hillary Clinton

Web site with information about Hillary Clinton and her decisions as well as a voter registration form


HILLPAC is committed to electing candidates who are dedicated to the principle that by coming together and working as a community, we can improve opportunity and security for all Americans.

The initial goal of the IMN is to invite mother organizations from around the world to join this network; in particular, progressive mothers groups – mothers from the global south, mothers in poverty, mothers with disabilities, welfare mothers, grandmother caregivers and othersto lead a more mother-centred world.

Founded in 1990, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a vibrant global network dedicated to strengthening the role of women in the news media worldwide as a means to further freedom of the press.
the nation's oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing the rights of all women and girls. Over the past 40 years, Legal Momentum has made historic contributions through litigation and public policy advocacy to advance economic and personal security for women.

Founded in 1893, NCJW is inspired by Jewish values and takes a progressive stance on issues such as child welfare, women's rights, and reproductive freedom.

National Organization for Women, NY

Founded in 1966, NOW New York's main action issues are: Abortion and Reproductive Rights, Economic Justice, Ending Sex Discrimination, Lesbian Rights, Promoting Diversity & Ending Racism, and Violence Against Women.

National Committee on Pay Equity

Founded in 1979, NCPE is a coalition of women's and civil rights organizations; labor unions; religious, professional, legal, and educational associations, commissions on women, state and local pay equity coalitions and individuals working to eliminate sex- and race-based wage discrimination and to achieve pay equity.

National Partnership for Women & Families produces Repro Health Watch — an exciting new edition of the Women’s Health Policy Report — is distributed every two weeks and features media coverage of proposed and enacted state laws and ballot initiatives affecting women's access to comprehensive reproductive health care, as well as litigation in response to those provisions.

a non-partisan, non-political organization, whose agenda reflects the concerns and values of our members: health care reform that will make quality, affordable health care available for every American; progressive economic and work-family policies, offering positive ideas and solutions; international and national security policies that restore America’s leadership, build alliances, and respect human rights.

On the Issues
The Progressive Woman's Magazine

a successor to the print publication, On The Issues Magazine, a progressive, feminist quarterly print publication from 1983 to 1999

The White House Project

a national, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization, 501(c)(3), aims to advance women’s leadership in all communities and sectors, up to the U.S. presidency. ... To advance this mission, The White House Project strives to support women and the issues that allow women to lead in their own lives and in the world.

a nonprofit organization for veterans of the Second Wave of the feminist movement

Women's Action for New Directions

Founded in 1982 as Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament WAND, at the end of the cold war, became Women's Action for New Directions, and have been dedicating our energies to redirect federal budget priorities away from the military and toward human needs.


Founded in May, 2008, WomenCount is a non-profit political organization that gives women of all generations and backgrounds from around the country a powerful voice in the political process. Our organization has two arms: a 527 that will conduct issue-related campaigns and a PAC that will raise and donate funds to candidates for office.

Became independent on January 1, 2002 and is the definitive source of substantive news--unavailable anywhere else--covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women's perspectives on public policy.

The Women's Media Center

Founded in 2004, the Women's Media Center purpose is to "make women visible and powerful in the media."