African American Policy Forum

AAPF is dedicated to advancing and expanding racial justice, gender equality, and the indivisibility of all human rights, both in the U.S. and internationally. AAPF works to bridge the gap between scholarly research and public discourse related to inequality, discrimination and injustice.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

Sandra Bland was a member of the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority. The mission of the group is ‘to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action.’ The group’s commitment to service is expressed through the slogan “Greater service, greater progress.”

The Black Lives Matter Global Network

The mission of this chapter-based, member-led organization is to ‘build local power and to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.’

The Marshall Project

The Marshall Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization that seeks to create and sustain a sense of national urgency about the U.S. criminal justice system.

The Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.