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Your gift will support shelters, drop-in centers, and local pastoral teams with humanitarian efforts to assist people migrating through Mexico. Migrants often fall prey to assault and extortion as they pass through Mexico, and they risk their lives passing through treacherous deserts and rivers. more

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You can help launch one of a new generation of Asian activists by paying for a week of food and travel expenses for one human rights intern. Some food and a bus fare may not sound like anything special, but it is. more

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Local indigenous communities are demanding that the government secure their consent before allowing mining to proceed. Your gift funds an hour of a lawyer's time to help a community defend their right to land and clean water. more

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In addition to broad advocacy for the release of journalists unjustly imprisoned, CPJ provides financial support for the families of imprisoned journalists. A modest contribution can go very far in many countries, enabling family members to visit their loved ones and bring them essential food and medicine. more

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Your gift will contribute to independent research into current issues affecting civil society organizations, including various questions around accountability and responsibility – where does responsibility for upholding justice lie? How can citizens ensure that organizations, governments or corporations are accounta... more

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A sustaining gift of $90 a month will provide a full intake screening, thorough needs assessment, brief legal advice, health and social service referrals, and a trained pro bono attorney for one child. more

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Your gift of ten urgent appeal letters will break the silence on one or more abuses of human rights in Asia. You will pay for the cost of sending the letters by fax and mail to government officials, international rights monitors and others around the world. more

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Your gift will aid TI-USA as we promote the development, ratification, implementation and monitoring of laws against corruption and promoting transparency. more

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Your gift will enable a civil society activist or organization based in a developing country to become a member of CIVICUS for a year. They will be able to participate in, and benefit from, a global network of civil society organizations. more

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Your gift will provide a local PBS station with multiple DVD copies of an ITVS program, discussion guides, educational materials, and other support for use in their local civic meetings. more

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Your gift will provide one hour of information sharing to help TI-USA as we share expertise with Transparency International’s international network. TI-USA needs your support to collect and disseminate information communication and share expertise as well as benefit from the expertise of others. more

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CDI partners with community-based organizations and opens technology schools in poor communities. With $6 a day, you can sponsor an at-risk youth or adult and help him or her receive training and support from CDI to become a technology instructor in their own communities. more