For information and support regarding human rights and social justice causes, refer to these organizations.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who take injustice personally and campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. Through detailed research and determined campaigning, AI helps fight abuses of human rights worldwide. They bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws, and free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.
The Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA (GHRC) is a nonprofit, grassroots, solidarity organization dedicated to promoting human rights in Guatemala and supporting communities and activists who face threats and violence. GHRC documents and denounces abuses, educates the international community, and advocates for policies that foster peace and justice.
Latin American countries face some of the highest rates of crime and violence in the world. WOLA works for comprehensive reform that addresses the root causes of violence and ensures effective, accountable police and judicial systems. With partners in Central America and elsewhere, WOLA advocates for reforms that protect both the rights and the security of citizens.