Nuestro Centro - El Centro of Henderson County is a grassroots nonprofit organization, formed in May of 1998 to address the many challenges that accompany the increasing numbers of Latino immigrants to Western North Carolina. The mission of El Centro is to create a more inclusive community for Latinos, by providing unique services, developing grassroots leaders and working together to access community resources.
Southerners on New Ground (SONG) is a regional Queer Liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with disabilities, working class and rural and small town, LGBTQ people in the South.
Black Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life and to (re)build the Black liberation movement. Connect on Facebook with the Asheville chapter of BLM here.
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) is a national network of groups and individuals organizing White people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves White people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability. Connect on Facebook with the Asheville chapter of SURJ here.
NAACP - North Carolina Chapter - is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health builds Latina power to guarantee the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity and justice.
Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual's income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Connect with Planned Parenthood in Asheville here.
SisterSong's mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights.