American Indian Child Resource Center: AICRC is a non-profit social services and educational community-based organization that serves American Indian youth living, working, and studying in the greater Oakland/Bay Area. Here to preserve and promote the integrity and culture of American Indian youth and their families.
Berkeley Center for New Media: BCNM is a focal point for research and teaching about new media, led by a highly trans-disciplinary community of 120 affiliated faculty, advisors, and scholars, from 35 UC Berkeley departments. BCNM is an interdisciplinary research center that studies and shapes media transition and emergence from diverse perspectives. Through critical thinking and making, we cultivate technological equity and fairness in our classrooms, in our communities, and on the internet.
Black Earth Farmers: The Black Earth Farms Collective is an agroecological lighthouse organization composed of skilled Pan-African and Pan-Indigenous farmers, builders and educators who spread ancestral knowledge and train community members to build collectivized, autonomous, and chemical free food systems in urban and peri-urban environments throughout the Greater East San Francisco Bay Area. One of our main priorities is ensuring low-income and houseless communities in Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, and Richmond have consistent access to culturally relevant healthy food.
Cultural Conservancy: The Cultural Conservancy protects and restores Indigenous cultures, empowering them in the direct application of traditional knowledge and practices on their ancestral lands.
Gill Tract Community Farm: The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is a collaborative community project between the University of California Berkeley and the local community, focused on issues of food justice and urban farming. Located in Albany, CA, the Gill Tract Community Farm works to conduct collaborative community-driven research, education, and extension focused on ecological farming and food justice, and to foster equitable economies, a healthy environment, and increased resilience in vulnerable communities, both urban and rural.
Land Relationships Super Collective: Founded by academics/activists Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang, the Land Relationship Super Collective is a national network of land and water-based projects centered on the work to decolonize and heal relationships to land.
Planting Justice: Planting Justice is a grassroots organization with a mission to empower people impacted by mass incarceration and other social inequities with the skills and resources to cultivate food sovereignty, economic justice, and community healing.
Poor Magazine & the Homefulness Project: POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led non-profit, grassroots, arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, arts, education and solutions from youth, adults and elders in poverty across Pachamama.
Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT) is an Indigenous led – Vallejo based organization dedicated to protecting Native American sacred sites and to preserving the cultural and spiritual freedom of First Nations Peoples. SSPRIT advocates for the removal of Native American mascots in public schools and educates the community about Native American cultural appropriation & decolonization. ssprit.wordpress.com
West Berkeley Shellmound Network: Formed to protect the West Berkeley Shellmound from commercial development, the Network educates the City of Berkeley and the general public about the cultural significance of the Shellmound and advocates for its return to Indigenous stewardship.
AIM-West: AIM-West contains a spirit of resistance to colonization, respect for traditional knowledge and self-determination, and a commitment to inter-tribalism.
Chief Caleen Sisk & the Winnemem Wintu: Spiritual Leader and Tribal Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, Chief Sisk leads her tribe in the practice of their traditional culture in their territory along the McCloud River watershed. She is also an advocate for salmon restoration; healthy, undammed watersheds, and the human right to water.
Community Arcoecology Network: CAN is an international organization actively working in regions of Mexico, Central America, and the United States. We have been using an agroecological approach to food systems change for 12 years. Our strategy is driven by community-based action research partnerships. At CAN, agroecology brings together scientists and farmers to produce knowledge and develop practices for a more sustainable food system. While ecologically-sound production practices are at the core of agroecology, they are not viable without vibrant local food economies that foster fair market channels and farmer control of seeds.
First Congregational Church of Oakland: First Congregational Church of Oakland gives glory to God by reaching out to people of all racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds, ages, abilities and sexual orientations: to welcome them into the beloved community where together we discover our gifts; develop authentic relationships with God and each other; join in passionate, creative, Spirit-led worship; and grow in faith, understanding, power, love and service.
Friends of Joaquin Miller Park: The Friends of Joaquin Miller Park are dedicated to maintaining, preserving and enhancing the rich natural legacy of Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland.
Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity: Working at the intersection of spirituality and social movements, the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity mobilizes congregations to take a stand on issues of social justice like immigration and mass incarceration, and we engage people of faith to develop their own leadership so they can stand up against racism, discrimination and the political challenges of the day.
Intertribal Friendship House: Located in Oakland, CA was established in 1955 as one of the first urban American Indian community centers in the nation. It was founded by the American Friends Service Committee to serve the needs of American Indian people relocated from reservations to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jews On Ohlone Land: Jews On Ohlone Land activates Jewish communities in solidarity with Indigenous sovereignty, in particular working locally in the East Bay to increase Jewish participation in the Shuumi Land Tax.
Multicultural Community Center at UC Berkeley: A student-won, student-led space, the Multicultural Community Center strives to integrate student-driven and community-oriented management, decision-making and visioning in everything that we do. In conjunction with our close partners, the MCC facilitates students’ greater involvement in multicultural-related education, collaborations and cross/inter-cultural community building.
Richard Moves Camp & Wicahpi Koyaka Tiospaye
Showing Up for Racial Justice Bay Area: SURJ Bay Area, is the local chapter of a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. There are over 150 chapters and affiliates nationwide. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice, with passion and accountability.