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Civil Rights

These highly-rated charities defend civil rights, protect legal rights, and promote tolerance and understanding.

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


History has a way of repeating itself, sometimes in horrific ways.  


We are, unfortunately, reminded in the age of the 24-hour news cycle and the immediacy of social media, of that famous quote by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonprofits that work tirelessly protecting and defending human and civil rights, especially the rights of those who are marginalized and vulnerable, particularly those in Black and Brown communities, become even more important in the face of systemic injustice.  


Many donors have expressed interest in finding charities who defend civil rights, protect legal rights, and promote tolerance and understanding among races, ethnicities, and cultures. The charities we have compiled include those that represent Black and African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinxs, Hispanics, and other minority groups. 


This list, curated by our analysts, highlights civil rights nonprofits, including organizations supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement. These nonprofits, whose work is primarily national in scope, have received 3 and 4 star ratings, indicating that they are financially healthy and transparent in their operations.


You can click on each charity’s name to find more details on their performance and mission. From there you can also access contact information for the charity, their website, and a button to donate via our Giving Basket.


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