National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI)
National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI) founded by Monique W. Morris, works to reduce racial and gender disparities across the justice continuum affecting Black women, girls, and their families. The organization conducts research, provides technical assistance, engages in public education, promotes civic engagement, and advocates for informed and effective policies.
African American Female Excellence
African American Female Excellence works to address the disparities in educational outcomes for African American girls and young women. They have created a proactive collaborative to accelerate academic achievement for African American girls and young women.
A New Way of Life Reentry Program
A New Way of Life Reentry Program provides housing, case management, pro bono legal services, advocacy and leadership development for women rebuilding their lives after prison.
EMERGE is a partnership between The Mentoring Center (TMC), The National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI), Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE), and Laney College. Their reentry program supports young women ages 16-18, who are returning to school from a condition of confinement or incarceration.
National Crittenton shifts the narrative of young women and gender-non-conforming youths who have faced chronic adversity by making sure they are at the forefront of social and systems change, engaging research, and cross-system collaboration.
S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective
S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective is a group that mentors girls and gender non-conforming youths into leaders with political savvy, strong self awareness and problem-solving skills.
Young Women’s Freedom Center
Young Women’s Freedom Center creates leadership pathways for system involved and formerly incarcerated women and girls of color to inform, and to lead the movement for social justice – advocating on behalf of themselves, and all women and girls.