6 Ways to Get Involved

November 18, 2016

Community Involvement

Learn more about organizations that make a difference in our community.

MASSACHUSETTS WOMEN'S POLITICAL CAUCUS 

The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus is a non-partisan organization founded to maximize the participation of women of all ages in the political process and to increase the number of women appointed and elected to public office and public policy positions. 

COMMUNITY CHANGE, INC.

Community Change, Inc. (CCI) was born out of the Civil Rights Movement and in response to the Kerner Commission which named racism as "a white problem." CCI has done what few organizations are willing to do: shine a spotlight on the roots of racism in white culture with the intention of dealing with racism at its source, as well as with its impact on communities of color.
BOSTON AREA RAPE CRISIS CENTER

The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) is committed to ending sexual violence through healing and social change. Sexual violence may be all too common, but it is preventable. An individual or group of people working together can change the world — one person at a time, one organization at a time, one religious institution at a time, one community at a time, one law at a time.

STRONG WOMEN, STRONG GIRLS

Through Strong Women, Strong Girls, committed college women, trained as mentors, utilize a research-based curriculum that incorporates the study of contemporary and historic female role models, skill building activities and strong relationships with mentors and peers.

GLAD

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

MASS NOW

Mass NOW advances intersectional justice for people who identify as women and girls in the Commonwealth. Their six priority issues are ending violence against women, racial justice, reproductive rights and health, economic equality and labor rights, LGBTQ equality and civil and constitutional rights. Through legislative, educational and political work, Mass NOW works to create change in many different ways, on many different levels.

MASSACHUSETTS IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE ADVOCACY COALITION

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition is the largest organization in New England promoting the rights and integration of immigrants and refugees. They serve the Commonwealth's one million foreign-born residents with policy analysis and advocacy, institutional organizing, training and leadership development, strategic communications, citizenship assistance and AmeriCorps initiatives that provide capacity-building for community-based organizations.