Galaxy Gives leads the philanthropic efforts of the Novogratz Family. We invest in non-profits, mission driven companies, and media to take down barriers created by structural poverty, oppression, and racism and to maximize opportunity and human flourishing for all.
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Worth Rises works to dismantle the prison industry and end the exploitation of people touched by incarceration. In 2021, Worth Rises work led to Connecticut becoming the first state to make prison phone calls free.
Located at Mount Sinai and the James J. Peters Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research examines the therapeutic potential of psychedelic compounds for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related symptoms.
Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research
We are New York State’s leading criminal justice reform coalition, comprised of more than a dozen local and national organizations on the forefront of public policy, civil rights, and legal advocacy.
New Yorkers United for Justice
The Bronx Defenders is a public defender nonprofit that is radically transforming how low-income people in the Bronx are represented in the justice system and, in doing so, is transforming the system itself.
The Mass Liberation Project supports grassroots organizing to abolish the criminal legal system as we know it. We are a site of personal transformation, training, coaching and strategy for organizers who are directly impacted by the system.
Mass Liberation Project
We are committed to ending the disenfranchisement and discrimination against people with convictions.
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
Impact Justice dares to dream of a humane and restorative system of justice in the United States. Through innovation, research, policy, and advocacy, we are forging a new path to a justice system that is fair to all of us.
Zealous is a national advocacy and education initiative working to topple the historic imbalance of power over criminal justice media and policy. We do this by supporting and training public defenders, advocates, and people with direct experience to harness the power of media, technology, storytelling, and the arts.
To end the overcriminalization and mass incarceration of people of color, immigrants, and people experiencing poverty.
Vera Institute of Justice
Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 7 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.
Color of Change
The Alliance for Quality Education is a coalition mobilizing communities across the state to keep New York true to its promise of ensuring a high quality public education to all students regardless of zip code. AQE is working to end the systemic racism and economic oppression in New York’s public schools that continues to shortchange generations of Black, Brown, low-income and immigrant students. Combining its legislative and policy expertise with grassroots organizing, AQE advances proven-to-work strategies that lead to student success and ultimately create a powerful public demand for a high quality education.
Alliance for Quality Education (AQE)
We FIGHT economic power at its core. NYCC and its members lead the fight against economic oppression by building campaigns from the ground up that challenge capital and oppressive economic systems. We RESIST fascist and racist policies that affect our most vulnerable communities. NYCC leads know your rights trainings and a rapid response program to protect our communities against deportations, police brutality and evictions. We BUILD power and transform our communities. NYCC organizes in low-income and middle income neighborhoods to build a strong people’s movement that can bring tangible change to our communities. Our aim is to eliminate the ways capital has starved our communities of wealth for centuries.
New York Communities for Change (NYCC)
To achieve our vision, we fight for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. We are battling against the forces of capitalism and racism that show themselves through inequality and bigotry, and work together to oppress most people. Greed, racism, patriarchy and other systems of oppression permeate the fabric of our lives – through economics, education, housing, technological advancements, health care, the environment, and our criminal legal system.
Citizen Action of New York
Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY) is a statewide grassroots membership organization that builds power among low-income people affected by HIV/AIDS, the drug war, mass incarceration, and homelessness in order to create healthy and just communities. We accomplish this through community organizing, leadership development, advocacy, direct services, participatory research and direct action.
VOCAL-NY Action Fund
New Hour was founded to provide meaningful support to current and formerly incarcerated women, their children and families. We build community to promote successful re-entry and lasting reintegration, and to reform unjust criminal justice system policies. We empower directly impacted people to utilize their lived experiences to create lasting reforms to the carceral system.
New Hour for Women and Children -Long Island
We provide immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services exclusively to individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration. Our vision is that anyone with a criminal record who wants to work has the preparation and support needed to find a job and stay connected to the labor force. We believe that everyone, regardless of their past, deserves the chance to shape a stronger future for themselves, their family, and their communities.