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Local Resources

  • Human Rights Coalition of Alachua County: A non-partisan, non-profit, grassroots organization that promotes networking; collective efforts; and coalition-building around issues, policies, and practices affecting human rights. Services include a community ID, bail assistance, ICE Response Hotline, and pandemic assistance. 


  • Free Grocery Store: A mutual aid project that aims to provide healthy and accessible food to the community, and to support food justice in the greater Gainesville area. 


  • Rural Women’s Health Project: A non-profit organization that designs and implements community-based, health-education projects, trainings, and materials to assist communities in strengthening their understanding of critical health, occupational, and family issues.


  • Welcoming Gainesville: An inclusive community that welcomes immigrants, international students, and refugees and celebrates diversity as a source of strength and innovation.

  • Civic Media Center: An alternative library, reading room, and infoshop that serves as a resource for progressive grassroots organizing, activism, and public awareness in Gainesville. 


National & State Resources

  • Florida Immigrant Coalition: A statewide coalition led by grassroots and community organizations, farmworkers, youth, advocates, lawyers, and union members that work together for the fair treatment of all people, including immigrants. 


  • Southern Poverty Law Center: For more than four decades, they've won landmark cases that brought systemic reforms in the Deep South and protected migrant workers and immigrants from abuse.


  • Coalition of Immokalee Workers: A worker-based human rights organization recognized for pioneering the design and development of the Worker-driven Social Responsibility paradigm, a worker-led, market-enforced approach to the protection of human rights in corporate supply chains.


  • Florida Legal Services: Work with low-income immigrants facing deportation and provide know-your-rights presentations, family safety planning, direct representation to immigrant victims of crime via humanitarian-based immigration relief.

  • Informed Immigrant: Collective of nationally recognized immigrant-serving organizations, lawyers, technologists, and allies dedicated to helping the undocumented immigrant community learn how to use their rights during immigration enforcement encounters and how to become empowered in our current political environment


  • Detention Watch Network: A national coalition building power through collective advocacy, grassroots organizing, and strategic communications to abolish immigration detention in the United States.

  • Black Alliance for Just Immigration: Educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social, and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California, and Arizona build coalitions and initiate campaigns among communities to push for racial justice.

  • UndocuBlack Network: The multigenerational Network of Black undocumented people organizing our communities and building power.

  • Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project: An organization that works to envisions and create a world without forced migration, where all Black LGBTQIA+ people are free and liberated.

  • RAISE: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast (RAISE) is a pan-Asian undocumented group based on the East Coast that works at the grassroots level to reclaim the dignity of pan-Asian undocumented people, to reimagine justice, and to demand liberation for all immigrants.

  • Miles4Migrants: A non-profit dedicated to using donated frequent flyer miles to help people impacted by war, persecution, or disaster start a new beginning in a new home. Partners with other organizations to identify refugees, asylees, asylum-seekers, and their immediate family members who have legal approval to travel, but cannot afford airfare.

  • Families Belong Together: A campaign of the National Domestic Workers Alliance formed in response to the 2018 family separation crisis. Works with nearly 250 organizations representing Americans from all backgrounds who have joined together to fight family separation and promote dignity, unity, and compassion for all children and families. 

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