Tremr provides an interactive space where bloggers, activists and others can debate, collaborate and make themselves heard. While the voices of the disempowered can be lost in traditional media, on Tremr everyone has direct access to an open platform where they can tell their story and bring attention to their cause.
Fresco is a visual news platform powered by citizen photojournalists around the world. Any Fresco user can submit photos or videos of newsworthy events to instantly put them in front of not only the Fresco community, but the powerful mainstream news organizations we partner with. We believe that media can become more transparent and accountable if citizens are given the platform to report and collaborate. Fresco and its community are working to shed light on stories that may have gone unheard, but deserve to be told.
The Free Russia Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental U.S.-based organization, led by Russians abroad that seeks to be a voice for those who can’t speak under the repression of the current Russian leadership. Free Russia represents and coordinates the Russian diaspora and is focused on developing a strategic vision of a free and democratic Russia and a concrete program for the transition period.
The SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, located near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, engages international scholars and students directly with government officials, journalists, business executives, and other opinion leaders from both sides of the Atlantic on issues facing Europe and North America. The goal of the Center is to strengthen and reorient transatlantic relations to the dynamics of the globalizing world. Center activities include seminars and lectures; media programs and web-based activities; research projects and policy study groups. The Center is an integral part of the Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), one of America's leading graduate schools devoted to the study of international relations.
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year, NED makes more than 1,000 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries
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89up is a UK-based campaigns, politcy and public affairs agency. They run campaigns to make the world more open, pluralistic democratic place. Their staff and associates have considerable experience in journalism, political advocacy, social media, and law.
The Gen Next Foundation works to create opportunities and confront challenges that face future generations in the areas of education, economic opportunity, and global security. Gen Next aspires to solve the greatest generational challenges of our time using a unique hybrid of private sector and non-profit business models – called a venture philanthropy model.
The Daily Beast recently partnered with Advancing Human Rights to continue putting a spotlight on dissidents from dictatorships around the world. "The Daily Beast delivers award-winning original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities in the arenas of politics, pop-culture, world news and more. Fiercely independent and armed with irreverent intelligence, The Daily Beast now reaches more than 20 million readers per month."
SaferVPN is a producer and provider of cybersecurity software. Their mission is to allow people from all over the world to access sites unavailable in their country, bypass government censorship, and keep their personal information safe and encrypted by browsing completely anonymously.
In addition to providing qualified Movements.org users with a limited number of free copies of their VPN software SaferVPN has a terrific blog on many issues that are of concern to human rights activists such as privacy, tracking, and unblocking sites in places like China.
Thanks to a generous contribution from our partners at SaferVPN a limited number of registered users of Movemetns.org who are located in closed societies can download a free copy of their SaferVPN technology. Their Unblock the Web progam is donating copies of the software based on the number of donations.
Youth Service America (YSA)
Youth Service America (YSA) is dedicated to empowering young people around the world to volunteer in order to build a better world. YSA leads mobilization campaigns such as the well-known “Global Youth Service Day,” awards grants of $1 million annually and provides resources and training to youths and their adult mentors to lead service programs. YSA has partners from around the world, and is supported by major sponsors including Disney and Accenture.
Movements and YSA will work together to empower youth volunteers to become involved in human rights advocacy, culminating in a program of activities for Global Youth Service Day in April 2015. Check back with this page for further updates.
International Forum for Democracy and Human Rights (IFDHR)
IFDHR is a human rights NGO specializing in transitional justice issues in the Balkans, Middle East and South Asia. IFDHR has partnered with Movements to provide advice and legal assistance to human rights defenders in need of assistance.
The Lantos Foundation
The Lantos Foundation was established to carry on Tom Lantos' proud legacy as an ardent champion for human rights by carrying, in his words, "the noble banner of human rights to every corner of the world." Throughout his tenure in Congress, Tom Lantos was the leading advocate for human rights, calling attention to thousands of individual cases of torture, denial of rights, and abuse.
The Lantos Foundation focuses on four pillars of human rights advocacy: Freedom of Religion, Conscience, and Belief; Rule of Law; Corporate Responsibility; and Legacy Programs that promote the empowerment of Human Rights Defenders. By partnering with Movements, the Lantos Foundation will be better able to respond to human rights issues as they happen while connecting with those on the front lines of human rights issues that it otherwise may not have reached.
The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)
The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the U.S. can best support that process. Through research, advocacy, and civil society partnerships, POMED works to strengthen the constituency for U.S. policies that peacefully support reform in the Middle East.
By partnering with Movements, POMED will help connect its partners and network to the resources available through the Movements platform while also enabling POMED to help capacity build and strengthen its own network of democracy advocates and human rights defenders across the region.
The Nexus Fund
supports the global community to end mass atrocities. We provide funding and resources to organizations and individuals around the world working at every stage to stop mass violence against civilians. The Nexus Fund is committed to providing connections, opportunities, and resources that are specifically identified as pressing needs by practitioners themselves. With this in mind, The Nexus Fund conducts ongoing outreach to our partners in the field to ensure that the resources we provide are the resources they truly want and need. The Nexus Fund then works to fill these needs by making connections, facilitating coordination, and providing needed resources, training, and funding.
From Greek, kleptocracy means “rule by thieves” and kleptocrats are masters of the art, using political power to brazenly steal from their citizens to enrich the elite. As a program of the Hudson Institute, KI’s goal is to unmask many of the threats posed by authoritarian kleptocracies to democracy and freedom.
is an international charity dedicated to supporting local peacebuilding. In the world’s most fragile countries, they seek out local peacebuilders who are making a real difference – building peace from the grassroots up, preventing conflict in the places where it starts – locally. Insight on Conflict (www.insightonconflict.org) is published by Peace Direct as a resource on local peacebuilding around the world.
The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post has partnered with Movements. org to publish activist blogs from places like Iran and Syria. With more than 100 million visits every month, the Huffington Post is one of the most influential and widely read news sites. Their newest section, “What’s Working,” features ideas and voices of the people coming up with solutions to the very real challenges that the world faces. Within this section Movements now has its own page featuring the voices of its users.
Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees
(MFA) is a coalition of over 40 organizations who have joined forces to raise awareness within our own religious communities, from the pulpit, and through organizational communications, and to raise emergency funds for disaster relief agencies working on the ground in the Middle East, for clean water, housing, and medical aid.
A World without Censorship
A World without Censorship (Un Mundo Sin Mordaza) is an international non-profit organization based in Venezuela, that promotes human rights and freedom of expression through the arts. We believe that art can help us unite and deliver progress on actual activism practices worldwide. Therefore, we offer global contests for citizens to express their artistic soul and also raise awareness to promote human rights' issues within the community.
The News Hub
The News Hub is a journalism platform for unheard voices. We cover news, life and sport through a network of contributors in over 70 countries. We don't have a central editorial agenda. Instead, we provide a place for news and opinion not covered properly by the mainstream press.
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