Social Action Links

American Friends Service Committee New Jersey (AFSC): a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

Community of Friends in Action, Inc. (CoFiA):works to improve the lives of day laborers and to educate the community to issues of immigration.

Detention Watch Network (DWN): works through the collective strength and diversity of its members to expose and challenge the injustices of the U.S. immigration detention and deportation system and advocate for profound change that promotes the rights and dignity of all persons.

GreenFaith: New Jersey ’s interfaith coalition for the environment. Founded in 1992, we inspire, educate and mobilize people of diverse spiritual backgrounds to rediscover their relationship with the sacred in nature and to restore the earth for future generations.

Hackensack Riverkeeper, Inc.: provides representation for the natural living resources of the Hackensack River and its ecosystem through environmental advocacy, education and conservation programs.

New Jersey Advocates for Immigrant Detainees (NJAID): a coalition of civic and religious organizations (individual participation is also welcome) whose goals include bringing attention to the plight of immigrant detainees in our state’s jails; working to improve the conditions in those institutions; and advocating for the reduction and elimination of the use of detention for immigrants.

SisterSong: a reproductive justice organization that works for the complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well-being of women and girls.

Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ): The mission of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey is to provide the comprehensive structure for New Jersey Unitarian Universalists’ non-partisan activism.  We work for a socially just public policy in collaboration with like-minded organizations through Education, Research, Advocacy, Witness, and Service.

First Friends NYNJ: Works with immigrants being detained in local jails.  Telephone: 908-965-0455.