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Mission: Created after the death of Trayvon Martin, the Dream Defenders are a group of students and other young people that seek to lift communities of color through the power of organizing.
Mission: Campaign Zero seeks to hold police accountable by tracking police-involved deaths and changing policies to improve relationships between law enforcement and communities of color.
National Action News Network
Mission: Founded by the Rev. Al Sharpton, the National Action Network is a leading civil rights organization committed to criminal justice, voter protection and anti-violence for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality and other factors.
Black Youth Project
Mission: Launched in 2004, the Black Youth Project examines the lives of African American youth and creates an online resource for this demographic that empowers them.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Mission: For more than a century, the NAACP has worked to ensure the equal political, educational, social and economic rights for everyone and to eliminate discrimination based on race.
Black Orlando United
Mission: Black Orlando United works to unite black communities with local business and organizations in Orlando to end violence and highlight the accomplishments of the community.
Contact: Contact through their website Website: blackorlandounited.com Best way to help: Find donation and volunteer opportunities through their website.
Parramore Kidz Zone
Mission: Created by the City of Orlando, the Parramore Kidz Zone tries to create a "level playing field" for children in Orlando's historic Parramore community by reducing juvenile crime, teen pregnancies and school dropouts.
Mi Familia Vota
Mission: Based in several states, including Florida, Mi Familia Vota is a national civic engagement organization advocating for issues that impact the Latino community, especially immigrants and workers.
National Council of La Raza
Mission: As the largest national Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States, NCLR works to advance opportunities for Latinos.
Black Lives Matter
Mission: While not representative of the entire "Black Lives Matter" movement, the Black Lives Matter national organization has chapters across the U.S. that work to improve the lives of black people.