Community Resources - Action Organizations
American Association of University Women
The AAUW is a national organization that promotes education and equality for all women and girls. Issues of focus for the AAUW include funding research on girls and education, community action projects, and fellowships and grants for outstanding women around the globe. AAUW also provides funds and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sexual discrimination in higher education.
American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest organization devoted exclusively to protecting the basic civil liberties of all Americans. The ACLU is the nation’s foremost advocate of individual rights and pursues these rights through litigation, legislation, and education.
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 1301
Denver, CO 80203
The ADL fights anti-Semitism and bigotry in the United States and abroad. The ADL serves as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement agencies and the public at large.
Colorado Black Women for Political Action (CBWPA)
2015 York Street
Denver, CO 80205
Colorado Black Women for Political Action works to involve all Black women in Colorado politics. The CBWPA strives to educate Black women and the community on issues which affect Black life.
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
CCASA’s mission is to ensure that those impacted by sexual violence are treated with dignity and respect, and have access to quality service and resources. CCASA places an emphasis on education, prevention, changing public policy, and advocating for adequate funding for sexual assault services.
Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition
CCDC is a statewide organization run by and for people with disabilities. CCDC is a volunteer organization that believes ALL people with disabilities have valuable contributions to make to their communities.
Colorado Progressive Coalition
The CPC was formed to build a more progressive Colorado through increased collaboration between diverse communities. CPC is a non-profit, grassroots funded organization that has received local and national recognition for creative, dynamic, and effective organizing for social, racial, economic, and environmental justice.
Colorado Women's Agenda
400 Corna St.
Denver, CO 80218
The CWAis a statewide, grassroots education and advocacy network of women and women’s organizations that promote women’s social and economic justice.
Colorado Women's Leadership Coalition
1685 S. Colorado Blvd., Unit S #210
Denver, CO 80222
The CWLA pools the power of diverse women’s and girls’ organizations to develop visionary leaders and ensure that women’s voices are heard and valued.
Denver Women’s Commission
The Commission is an agency of Denver City Government which works with coalitions of women’s organizations to address issues of concern to women. We track proposed legislation that can affect women. We provide information to the public and to women’s organizations about issues and proposed policy changes.
The Latin American Research and Service Agency is an organization created to improve the health, education, and self-sufficiency of Colorado’s Latino community. LARASA conducts research, provides technical assistance and training, serves as an information clearinghouse, and facilitates the development of plans and programs aimed at improving the quality of life for Latinos throughout the state.
League of Women Voters of Denver
The League of Women voters of Denver, a nonpartisan organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League – Colorado
NARAL campaigns for comprehensive policies and programs that enable women and men to make responsible and informed decisions about sexuality, contraception, pregnancy, childbirth, and abortion.
National Organization for Women - Colorado
NOW is dedicated to making legal, political, social, and economic change in society in order to achieve the goal of eliminating sexism and end all oppression.
Urban League of Metro Denver
The Urban League of Metropolitan Denver is a non-profit, non-partisan, community-based service organization founded to create economic and social opportunities for African-Americans in Denver. The Urban League of Denver utilizes the tools and methods of social work and business management to secure opportunity for African Americans, the poor, and other people of color.
Women's Lobby of Colorado
The Lobby is an organization that lobbies state legislators to effect positive change for women and to elevate legislators’ understanding of how the challenges facing women also affect their families and their community.