National Organizations

ACLU DC Chapter works in DC courts and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Contact: Monica Hopkins-Maxwell, 202-457-0800


Advocates for Youth helps young people make informed and responsible decision about their reproductive and sexual health.

Contact: 202-419-3420 (Click here to email)


CIRCLE  is the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. Focused on young people, CIRCLE’s research and policy aims for healthier youth development and a better democracy in the United Stated.

Contact: Abby Kiesa, Youth Coordinator & Researcher, Email Abby here.


FairVote  is an organization that wants to make democracy fair and more representative by researching and proposing changes that would allow every voice to be heard and to count in every election.  Contact:; 301-270-4616


Generation Citizen empowers young people to become engaged and effective citizens by ensuring every student in the United States receives an effective action civic education. This education is crucial in providing students the tools and skills to participate in our democracy.

Contact: Send an email here.


Growing Democracy aims to increase democracy in the United States by included 16-year-old voters.


National Youth Rights Association fights for civil rights and liberties of young people. This youth-led organization wants people to be judged by their talent, intelligence, integrity and ability instead of their birth date.

Contact: Send an email here.


Umpteen Dreams awakens the greatness in America’s youth through community building. By working together, anything is possible. 

Contact: 619-535-1933,


US Student Association is the country’s oldest and largest national student association dedication to building the power of students.

Contact: 202-640-6570, Send an email here.


Youth Activism Project  encourages young people to speak up and pursue lasting solutions to problems they care deeply about.

Contact: Send an email here.


Youth for National Change  increases the awareness, voice, and impact of youth under 25. With youth power. Youth for National Change makes an impact on local, state, and national political and legislative issues. This youth-led organization believes youth should always have a seat on the table. 

Contact: Send an email here.