Champions For Humanity


Service Learning, Community Engagement

Asian Pacific Environmental Network

Asian Pacific Islander and Environmental Justice in the Bay Area


Youth organizing and artistic resistance

Californians for Justice

Grassroots organizing and leadership training for youth regarding education

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth

Provides opportunities and resources for Oakland’s children and youth

Oakland Leaf

Community transformation through creative education


Volunteer Match, Oakland, CA

A list of organizations that are looking for volunteer support, Volunteer Match strengthens communities by connecting people to causes

Youth Radio

Promotes young people’s intellectual, creative, and professional growth through education and access to media

Youth Uprising

A neighborhood hub in East Oakland dedicated to community transformation powered by youth leadership

Civil and Human Rights

American Civil Liberties Union

Defends and preserves individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country

Amnesty International

A global movement campaigning to end grave abuses of human rights

California Against Slavery

Empowers Californians to stop human trafficking

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Unlocks the power of low-income people, people of color, and their allies through organizing, leadership development, and advocacy

Freedom Archives

10,000 hours of audio and video recordings documenting social justice movements locally, nationally, and internationally from the 1960s to the present

Human Rights Watch

One of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights

International Institute of the Bay Area

Serves immigrant and refugee families

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Works to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees

Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala

Links people in the U.S. and Guatemala in the grassroots global struggle for justice and human dignity

Slavery Footprint

Interactive website demonstrates connection between consumerism and modern-day slavery, organization based in Oakland, CA


Videos about human rights violations

LBGTQ Rights

Gay Straight Alliance Network

Empowers youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools


Programs for LGBTQQ (queer and questioning) youth ages 23 and under that build community and inspire positive social change

Conflict Resolution

Community Boards

Builds community through conflict resolution training and mediation

Family Violence Law Center

Works to end domestic violence in Alameda County; educates, engages, and empowers teens to build healthy relationships

Jewish Voice for Peace

Opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression; seeks peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East

Prison Activist Resource Center

Prison abolitionist group based on Oakland, CA committed to exposing and challenging the institutionalized racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, and classism of the Prison Industrial Complex

Untraining Racism

Addresses racism within white communities

The Arts

826 Valencia

Supports students ages 6-18 with their writing skills, and to helps teachers inspire their students to write

Destiny Arts Center

Works to end isolation, prejudice and violence in the lives of young people through dance, theater and martial arts

East Bay Center for Performing Arts

Engages youth and young adults in creating new visions for themselves and their communities through the inspiration and discipline of rigorous training in world performance traditions


Youth Outlooks (YO!)

An award-winning literary journal by and for young people in the Bay Area

Youth Speaks

Empowers the next generation of leaders, self-defined artists, and visionary activists through written and oral literacies

About the Monument

The Remember Them Monument is installed in Henry J. Kaiser Park, near 19 th Ave and Telegraph Ave in
Oakland, CA. The bronze monument was cast at Mussi Artworks Foundry in Berkeley, CA. Mario Chiodo
donated his design and sculpturing hours. The Oakland Chamber of Commerce Foundation was the
fiscal sponsor.

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