ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED IN THE FILM:
Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta is a non-profit organization that monitors unjust activity and misconduct, advocates for citizens involvement in community, and works to change policy and legislature that can sustain a diverse and inclusive community. Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta believes in making change through open dialogue with elected officials, as well as utilizing voters to elect progressive and inclusive leaders.
The College of Public Policy at the University of Texas at San Antonio works to advance public policy that benefits diverse local and global communities through nationally recognized research, educational opportunities, and collaborative partnerships.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations was founded in 1994 to give a voice to the growing Muslim-American community. The Council on American-Islamic Relations advocates for tolerance of multicultural communities, lobby on issues relating to the Muslim-American community, and work alongside the media to portray an accurate depiction of the Muslim community.
Dreamweek is an annual 12-day summit held in San Antonio, Texas, which focuses on the exchange of ideas on issues facing multicultural communities. Through keynote speakers, mixers, and events, participants foster discussions about working towards a brighter future. Days are organized by the themes of City, Health, Youth, Environment, Technology, Education, Arts, Spirit, Justice, Business, Sports and Cuisine.
Georgia Equality has worked to advance fairness, safety, and opportunity for the LGBTQ community in Georgia since 1995. Georgia Equality advocates for public policy that protects citizens from discrimination, as well as encouraging the community to be involved in local and federal politics.
The Georgia Muslim Voter Project was started in 2015 to dissuade anti-Muslim perspectives in politics and media. The Georgia Muslim Voter Project also works to encourage the Muslim-American community to be active in local and federal politics through voter registration, canvassing, and hosting candidate forums.
The National Diversity Council is a community-based non-profit organization that promotes the benefits of multicultural and inclusive environments. Since 2008, the National Diversity Council has been a forerunner in advancing diversity in the public, private, and non-profit sectors of America. The national organization is comprised of state and regional chapters, as well as the National Women’s Council, the Council for Corporate Responsibilities, and the Healthcare Diversity Council.
Founded in 1971, the Southern Poverty Law Center continues to strive towards the ideals of equality and justice that the civil rights movement of 1960s had illuminated. The Southern Poverty Law Center actively monitors hate groups and extremists in the United States, teaches messages of tolerance and respect, and advocates for policy reform on behalf of victims of discrimination.