RightRides for Women’s Safety is a nonprofit organization that builds safer communities by ending gender-based violence and sexual assault. RightRides provides free, safe, late-night rides home for women and LGBTQ individuals in NYC from 11:59 p.m. until 3 a.m. every Friday and Saturday night. Call 888-215-7233.
Girls for Gender Equity is an intergenerational, grassroots organization committed to the physical, psychological, social and economic development of girls and women. GGE fights for urban girls and makes extraordinary contributions to the community and to the educational, economic and cultural life of New York City.
HollabackNYC is dedicated to ending street harassment using mobile technology. By collecting women and LGBTQ folks’ stories and pictures in a safe and share-able way with our very own mobile phone applications, Hollaback! is creating a crowd-sourced initiative to end street harassment.
The Ali Forney Center protects LGBTQ youth from the harm of homelessness, and supports them in becoming safe and independent as they move from adolescence to adulthood.
The Center for Anti-Violence Education works as a catalyst for change in the lives of women, transgender people, teen women, children, and other communities especially affected by violence. CAE’s programs are designed to develop participants’ skills, knowledge, and awareness to enable them to heal from, prevent, and counter violence.
Transport Workers Union Local 100 is a union which represents transportation workers in bus and subway lines in New York City. TWU Local 100 feels a responsibility to all working people to ensure that public authorities, such as the MTA, respect their rights.
The Anti-Violence Project is dedicated to eliminating hate violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities through counseling, advocacy, organizing, and public education.
NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault builds the capacity of communities, organizations, and institutions to advance the right to live free from sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes individuals, families, and society.
Safe Horizon provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families, and communities.
Men Can Stop Rape mobilizes men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. It provides agencies, schools, and organizations with direct services for youth, public service messaging, and leadership training.
Audre Lorde Project’s Safe OUTside the System Collective is an anti-violence program led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming people of color. We are devoted to challenging hate and police violence by using community based strategies rather than relying on the police.
V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP believes that in order to create meaningful political participation and leadership, we must have access to basic means of survival and safety from violence.