SHOP WOMEN-OWNED EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 SUPPORT WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS
Welcome to the Passionistas Pay It Forward Portal, a virtual experience that is part of the
Passionistas Project Women's Equality Summit. Please take some time to browse through the
listings of the organizations below who are working to improve the lives of girls and women everywhere.
Use the buttons in each organization's listing to WATCH VIDEO or LEARN MORE INFO about them.
The mission of Black Girls Code is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages seven to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology. Their vision is to provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. For 75 years, CARE has led the way to a better life for the world’s most vulnerable people across 100 countries and 70 million people, each year. CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people.
Photo by Josh Estey/CARE
Girls Inc. is an organization whose comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated and independent. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls.
This fund was started for a small community of Black Trans women living on the streets of Atlanta, many of whom are also sex workers. We now are not only able to help this community, but this project has grown into a unique opportunity to alleviate the chronic homelessness that exists among Trans people in Atlanta, especially among Black and brown Trans people.
Fair Fight promotes fair elections in Georgia and around the country, encourages voter participation in elections and educates voters about their voting rights. Fair Fight brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform at all levels and engages in other voter education programs. Voter suppression of voters of color and young voters is a scourge our country faces in states across the nation. Stacey Abrams, New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO and political leader, launched Fair Fight to ensure every American has a voice in our election system through programs such as Fair Fight 2020, an initiative to fund and train voter protection teams in 20 battleground states.
At Spread The Vote, we work every day to ensure that people have what they need to vote. 77% of the people we work with have never voted before and 100% of our clients cannot vote without us.
Vote Forward is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to empower grassroots volunteers to help register voters from under-represented demographics and encourage them to vote. We build tools to enable Americans, wherever they may be, to encourage fellow citizens to participate in our democracy.
Vote.org is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan voting registration and get out the vote (GOTV) technology platform in America. It has registered more than 3.3 million new voters, verified 8.2 million voters’ registration status and has helped over 30 million website users by providing registration links and deadlines, polling location details and other essential voting information for each state. Vote.org also leverages its SMS-based GOTV program each year, targeting low-propensity voters in regularly scheduled and special elections.
When We All Vote is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that is on a mission to increase participation in every election and close the race and age voting gap by changing the culture around voting, harnessing grassroots energy and through strategic partnerships to reach every American. Launched in 2018 by co-chairs Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, When We All Vote is changing the culture around voting using a data-driven and multifaceted approach to increase participation in elections.