Coalitions - National
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- National Alliance on Mental Illness www.nami.org
NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education. NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
- National Center for Children in Poverty www.nccp.org
The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation’s leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. Using research to inform policy and practice, NCCP seeks to advance family-oriented solutions and the strategic use of public resources at the state and national levels to ensure positive outcomes for the next generation.
- National Center for Victims of Crime www.ncvc.org
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.
- National Center for Victims of Crime: Domestic Violence Resource Center www.ncvc.org/ncvc/main.aspx?dbID=DB_DatingViolenceResourceCenter101
The Domestic Violence Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime.
- National Center for Victims of Crime: Stalking Resource Center www.ncvc.org/src/
The Stalking Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime. Launched in July 2000, with initial funding from the Violence Against Women Office of the U.S. Department of Justice, our dual miss ion is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.
- National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence www.ncdsv.org
Formerly, National Training Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence and renamed the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence in 2003, NCDSV helps a myriad of professionals who work with victims and perpetrators; law enforcement; criminal justice professionals such as prosecutors, judges and probation officers; health care professionals including emergency response teams, nurses and doctors; domestic violence and sexual assault advocates and service providers; and counselors and social workers. In addition to these professionals, NCDSV also works with local, state and federal agencies; state and national organizations; educators, researchers, faith community leaders, media, community leaders, elected officials, policymakers, and all branches of the military.
- National Center on Elder Abuse www.ncea.aoa.gov
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) is a national resource for elder rights, law enforcement and legal professionals, public policy leaders, researchers, and the public. The Center’s mission is to promote understanding, knowledge sharing, and action on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is administered under the auspices of the National Association of State Units on Aging.
- National Center on Full Faith and Credit www.pcadv.org/
A project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), the National Center on Full Faith and Credit pomotes the timely, universal enforcement of protection orders in state and tribal courts throughout the country in accordance with the federal Violence Against Women Act.
- National Center on Poverty Law www.povertylaw.org
The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, a national resource, champions law and policy promoting equal opportunity and support for low-income individuals, families, and communities so that they can escape poverty permanently.
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org/
The mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives. NCADV believes violence against women and children results from the use of force or threat to achieve and maintain control over others in intimate relationships, and from societal abuse of power and domination in the forms of sexism, racism, homophobia, classism, anti-Semitism, able-bodyism, ageism and other oppressions.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline www.ndvh.org
The National Domestic Violence Hotline believes that every caller deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Every family deserves to live in a world free from violence. Safe homes and safe families are the foundation of a safe society.
- National Gay & Lesbian Task Force www.ngltf.org
Founded in 1973, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Foundation (the Task Force) was the first national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and advocacy organization and remains the movement's leading voice for freedom, justice, and equality. The Task Force works to build the grassroots political strength of our community by training state and local activists and leaders, working to strengthen the infrastructure of state and local allies, and organizing broad-based campaigns to build public support for complete equality for LGBT people.
- National Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network www.glsen.org
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
- National Latino Alliance for Elimination of DV www.dvalianza.org
The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. It represents a growing network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, community activists, and survivors of domestic violence. Alianza’s mission is to: promote understanding, initiate and sustain dialogue, and generate solutions that move toward the elimination of domestic violence affecting Latino communities, with an understanding of the sacredness of all relations and communities.
- National Network to End Domestic Violence www.nnedv.org
The National Network to End Domestic Violence, a social change organization representing state domestic violence coalitions, is dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
- National Organization for Women www.now.org
Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
- National Resource Center on DV www.nrcdv.org
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) was founded in 1993 as a key component in a national network of domestic violence resources. The NRCDV provides support to all organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of victims and their children through technical assistance, training and information on response to and prevention of domestic violence. NRCDV’s mission is to promote, support and enhance the development and implementation of services, policies, public awareness prevention activities and research efforts at national, state and local levels which assure safety and justice for all victims, survivors and others affected by domestic violence.
- National Sexual Violence Resource Center www.nsvrc.org/
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention. The NSVRC provides an extensive on-line library and customized technical assistance, as well as, coordinates National Sexual Assault Awareness Month initiatives.
- National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center www.vawprevention.org
To help prevent violence against women by advancing knowledge about prevention research and fostering collaboration among advocates, practitioners, policy makers, and researchers.
- Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center www.nativeshop.org/
In 1985, a group of Native Americans living on or near the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota formed the Native American Community Board (NACB) to address pertinent issues of health, education, land and water rights, and economic development of Native American people. In 1986, the Native American Community Board incorporated under the laws of South Dakota as a non-profit tax-exempt 501 (c) 3 organization.