A La Defensa (Fiscally Sponsored by Tides Foundation)
A La Defensa is the Collective Action Fund (CAF) of La Defensa, both of which work to transform California’s punitive systems through public education and community empowerment to decarcerate California and bring loved ones home. A La Defensa acts as a fiscal sponsor for issue-aligned coalitions in the Los Angeles area.
- Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention & TreatmentCommunity Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.
- Drug Policy AllianceThe Drug Policy Alliance envisions a just society in which the use and regulation of drugs are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights, in which people are no longer punished for what they put into their own bodies, and in which the fears, prejudices and punitive prohibitions of today are no more.
- Environmental Health CoalitionEnvironmental Health Coalition is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice. EHC believes that justice is accomplished by empowered communities acting together to make social change. The organization organizes and advocates to protect public health and the environment threatened by toxic pollution. EHC supports broad efforts that create a just society and fosters a healthy and sustainable quality of life.
- Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles (PSR-LA)Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles (PSR-LA) places health and justice at the center of public policy, elevating the expertise of health care professionals to support transformative, community-led movements for environmental justice and nuclear disarmament.
- SpiritHouse (fiscally sponsored by Alternate Roots, Inc.)SpiritHouse is a Durham-based cultural organizing non-profit organization that uses art, culture and media to support the empowerment of communities most impacted by racism, poverty, gender discrimination and the school to prison pipeline.