Rights Working Group membership roster as of January 9, 2009

(This is an addendum to the entry "Rights Working Group wants immigration enforcement moratorium and much more (ACLU, NCLR, 248 others)")

From http://www.rightsworkinggroup.org/?q=partners&p=f
Phone numbers and email address removed.


American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Kareem Shora, National Executive Director
1732 Wisconsin Avenue, NW ~ Washington, DC 20007

American Civil Liberties Union
915 15th Street, NW ~ Washington, DC 20005

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Kerri Sherlock Talbot
918 F Street, NW ~ Washington, DC 20004-1400

Amnesty International USA
Sarnata Reynolds, Refugee Program Director
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Fifth Floor ~ Washington, DC 20003

Arab American Institute
Leigh O'Neill
1600 K Street, NW, Suite 601 ~ Washington, DC 20006

Asian American Justice Center
Karen K. Narasaki, President and Executive Director
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200 ~ Washington, DC 20036

Center for Community Change
1536 U Street, NW ~ Washington, DC 20009

Center for National Security Studies
Kate Martin, Director
1120 19th Street, NW, 8th Floor ~ Washington, DC 20036

Defending Dissent Foundation
Susan Udry
1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite #1120 ~ Silver Spring, MD 20910

Human Rights First - Washington, DC Office
100 Maryland Avenue, NE, Suite 500 ~ Washington, DC 20002

Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 500 ~ Washington, DC 20009 USA

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights & Education Fund
Rob Rhandava
1629 K Street NW, 10th Floor ~ Washington, DC 20006

Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund
1717 K Street, NW, Suite 311 ~ Washington, DC 20036

Muslim Advocates
Farhana Y. Khera, Executive Director

Muslim Public Affairs Council
Safiya Ghori, DC Programs Director
110 Maryland Avenue, NE, Suite 201 ~ Washington, DC 20002

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Priscilla Huang, Policy and Program Director
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506 ~ Takoma Park, MD 20912

National Council of La Raza
Laura Vazquez
1126 16th Street, NW ~ Washington, DC 20036

National Immigration Forum
50 F Street NW, Suite 300 ~ Washington, DC 20001

National Immigration Law Center - DC Office
Joan Friedland
1444 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1110 ~ Washington, DC 20005

National Korean American Service and Education Consortium
Eun Sook Lee, Executive Director
900 South Crenshaw Boulevard ~ Los Angeles, CA 90019

Open Society Policy Center
Wendy Patten
1120 19th Street, 8th Floor ~ Washington, DC 20036

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
Helly Lee, Director of Policy
1628 16th Street, NW, Third Floor ~ Washington, DC 20009


Southern Poverty Law Center
Mary Bauer
400 Washington Avenue ~ Montgomery, AL 36104


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.


Coalicion de Derechos Humanos
Isabel Garcia, Chair
631 South 6th Avenue ~ Tucson, AZ 85702

Somali Bantu Association of Tucson, Arizona
4900 East 5th Street, #1303 ~ Tucson, AZ 85711


Arkansas Public Policy Panel
Rosemary Brown
1308 West 2nd Street ~ Little Rock, AR 72201


Access California Services
Nahla Kayali, Executive Director
2180 West Crescent Avenue, Suite C ~ Anaheim, CA 92801

Arab Cultural and Community Center
Sally Al-Daher
2 Plaza Street ~ San Francisco, CA 94116

Asian Law Caucus
Sin Yen Ling
939 Market Street, Suite 201 ~ San Francisco, CA 94103

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
1145 Wilshire Boulevard, 2nd Floor ~ Los Angeles, CA 90017

Bay Area Immigrant Rights Coalition
Larisa Casillas, Director
310 8th South, Suite 303 ~ Oakland, CA 94607

Central American Resource Center, Los Angeles
Angela Sanbrano, Executive Director
2845 West 7th Street ~ Los Angeles, CA 90005

Chinese Progressive Association
Sarah He
1042 Grand Avenue, 5th Floor ~ San Francisco, CA 94133

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Cynthia Buiza
2533 West Third Street, Suite 101 ~ Los Angeles, CA 90057

Comite de Vivienda San Pedro
Maria Poblet
474 Valencia Street, Suite 156 ~ San Francisco, CA 94103

M. Gloria Hernandez
453 North Fresno Street ~ Fresno, CA 93701

Immigrant Legal Resource Center
1663 Mission Street, Suite 602 ~ San Francisco, CA 94103

Khmer Girls in Action
Suely Ngouy, Executive Director
1355 Redondo Avenue, Suite 9 ~ Long Beach, CA 90804

Korean Resource Center
Dae Joong Yoon, Executive Director
900 South Crenshaw Boulevard ~ Los Angeles, CA 90019

La Raza Centro Legal
Anamaria Loya
474 Valencia Street, Suite 295 ~ Los Angeles, CA 94103

Los Angeles Community Legal Center
Rafael Barajas
2425 East Slauson Avenue ~ Huntington Park, CA 90255

Mujeres Unidas Y Activas
3543 18th Street, #23 ~ San Francisco, CA 94110

National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights
Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director
310 Eighth Street, Suite 303 ~ Oakland, CA 94607
E-mail: nnirr@nnirr.org

Young Workers United
Rael Silva
1247 Exposition Drive, C ~ San Francisco, CA 94130


Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
Julien Ross
1212 Mariposa Street, Suite 5 ~ Denver, CO 80204

Somali Community Center of Colorado
5303 East Evans Avenue, Suite 308 ~ Denver, CO 80222


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Center for Community Change
1536 U Street, NW ~ Washington, DC 2009

Mexicanos Sin Fronteras
Ricardo Juarez
1525 Newton Street, NW ~ Washington, DC

Mennonite Central Committee Washington Office
Gabriel Schlabach
920 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE ~ Washington, DC 20003

Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Rajbir Singh Datta, Associate Director
1331 H Street, NW, 11th Floor ~ Washington, DC 20005

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
666 11th Street, NW, Suite 800 ~ Washington, DC 20001


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Arab American Community Center
Neal Abid, President
7041 Grand National Drive, Suite 231 ~ Orlando, FL 32819

American Friends Service Committee - Miami, FL
Herman Martinez, Community Social Advocate
10700 Caribbean Boulevard, Suite 301 ~ Miami, FL 33189

FANM / Haitian Women of Miami
8325 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 100 ~ Miami, FL 33138

Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center
Charu Al-sahi
3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 400 ~ Miami, FL 33137

Florida Immigrant Coalition
Maria Rodriguez

Haitian American Youth of Tomorrow
Carline Paul
1348 NE 147 Street ~ Miami, FL 33161

Haitian Citizen United
1012 South Dixie Highway ~ Lake Worth, FL 33460

Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County
Luz Corcuera
2424 Manatee Avenue, W ~ Bradenton, FL 34205


Alianza Communitaria Latino Americana
817 South Hamilton ~ Dalton, GA 30721

Georgia Somalia Community, Inc.
3662 Market Street, Suite 213 ~ Clarkston, GA 30021

Latin American Services Organization
Martie Kaufman, Program Coordinator
PO Box 646 ~ Bloomingdale, GA 31302

Project South
Atlanta, GA


Hawaii Human Rights Center
Philmund Lee
Honolulu, HI


Center of Community and Justice

Idaho Community Action Network
Leo Morales, Community Organizer
3450 Hill Road ~ Boise, ID 83703


Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment
Chicago, IL

Arab American Action Network
Hatem Abudayyeh, Executive Director
3148 West 63rd Street ~ Chicago, IL 60629

Arab American Family Services
Itedal Shalabi, Executive Director and Founder
5440 West 87th Street ~ Burbank, IL 60459

Center for New Community
PO Box 479327 ~ Chicago, IL 60647

Coalition of African, Asian, European and Latino Immigrants of Illinois
Isabel Anadon
4300 North Hermitage Avenue ~ Chicago, IL 60613

Council on American Islamic Relations - Chicago
Sadiya Ahmed, Governmental Relations Coordinator
28 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1410 ~ Chicago, IL 60604

Galleons, Inc.
Crystal Lake, IL

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant & Refugee Rights
Mehrdad Azemun
55 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 2075 ~ Chicago, IL 60604
E-mail: info@icirr.org

Korean American Resource & Cultural Center
Becky Belcore, Executive Director
2701A West Peterson Avenue ~ Chicago, IL 60659


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Diocese of Des Moines
Carlos Rios
601 Grand Avenue ~ Des Moines, IA 50309


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant & Refugee Rights
Freddy Peralta
560 East Third Street, Suite 104 ~ Lexington, KY 40508

Somali Bantu Community
1423 Arcade Avenue ~ Louisville, KY 40214


Hispanic Apostolate - Catholic Charities
4309 Williams Boulevard ~ Kenner, LA 70065


East Africa Family Association
133 Anderson Street, Suite B ~ Portland, ME 04101

Somali Community Development of Maine
Alaw Elm
Portland, ME


St. Matthew Immigration / Detention Committee
Baltimore, MD

South Asian Americans Leading Together
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 400L ~ Takoma Park, MD 20912


Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Nancy Talanian, Executive Director
8 Bridge Street, Suite A ~ Northampton, MA 01060
E-mail: info@bordc.org

Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College
Post-Deportation Human Rights Project
Rachel E. Rosenbloom, Supervising Attorney
885 Centre Street ~ Newtorn, MA 02459

Irish Immigration Center
59 Temple Place, Suite 1010 ~ Boston, MA 02111

National Immigration Project
Paromita Shah
14 Beacon Street, Suite 602 ~ Boston, MA 02108


American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee - Michigan
Imad Hamad, Regional Director
13530 Michigan Avenue, Suite 329 ~ Dearbon, MI 48126

American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Nassar Beydoun
4917 Schafer Road, Suite 215 ~ Dearborn, MI 48120

American Civil Liberties Union - Michigan
Kary Moss, Executive Director
60 West Hancock ~ Detroit, MI 48201

Arab American Institute - Michigan
Kenwah Dabaja, Michigan Field Director
4917 Schaefer Road, Suite 214 ~ Dearborn, MI 48126

Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services
Nadia Tonova, Advocacy Coordinator
2601 Saulino Court ~ Dearborn, MI 48120

Armenian National Committee of Michigan
Narses Gedigian
19310 Ford Road ~ Dearborn, MI 48128

Association of Chinese Americans
Mary Weng, President
32585 Concord Drive ~ Madison Heights, MI 48107

Center for Civil Justice
Terri L. Stangl
320 South Washington, 2nd Floor ~ Saginaw, MI 48607

Council on American Islamic Relations - Michigan
Dawud Walid, Director
28820 Southfield Road, Suite 126 ~ Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Freedom House
2630 West Lafayette ~ Detroit, MI 48216

Great Lansing Arab American Social Services
Dennis Denno, Board Chair
PO Box 81025 ~ Lansing, MI 48908

Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
Charles Warpehoski
730 Tappan ~ Ann Arbor, MI 48104

International Institute of Metro Detroit
Wojciech Zolnoski, Executive Director
111 East Kirby Street ~ Detroit, MI 48202

Jamaican Association of of Michigan
Henry Montague, President
PO Box 11440 ~ Detroit, MI 48211

Latin Americans for Social & Economic Development
Edith Castillo, Executive Director
4138 West Vernor Highway ~ Detroit, MI 48209

Latino Family Services
Alicia Villareal
3815 West Fort Street ~ Detroit, MI 48216

Lebanese American Heritage Club
Ali Berry, President
4337 Maple ~ Dearborn, MI 48126

Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength
Ponsella Hardaway, Executive Director
438 St. Antoine ~ Detroit, MI 48226

Muslim Law Students Association - Wayne State University
Melanie Elturk, President
Detroit, MI

United Methodist Church
Hanah Ruth Nash
28883 East Kalong Circle ~ South Field, MI 48034

Yemeni American Association
Daifalla Asoufy, Director
10415 Dix Avenue ~ Dearborn, MI 48120


The Advocates for Human Rights
Michelle Garnett McKenzie
650 3rd Avenue, South, Suite 550 ~ Minneapolis, MN 55405

Main Street Project
Amalia Anderson
PO Box 80066 ~ Minneapolis, MN 55408

Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network
David Skovholt, Associate Director
2500 Univesity Avenue, #C8 ~ St. Paul, MN 55114


Equal Justice Center - Mississippi Poultry Workers' Center
Kathy Sykes, Community Organizer
383 South 4th Street ~ Morton, MS 39117

Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance
Bill Chandler, Executive Director
PO Box 1104 ~ Jackson, MS 39215

Young People's Project
3565 Wheatley Drive ~ Jackson, MS 39212


Somali Foundation, Inc.
Farah Abdi, Executive Director
2611 East 11th Street ~ Kansas City, MO 64127


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest
Danielle Nantkes, Public Policy Staff Attorney
941 "O" Street, Suite 105 ~ Lincoln, NE 68508


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

American Friends Service Committee - New Jersey
89 Market Street ~ Newark, NJ 07202

Hispanic Development
563 Orange Street ~ Newark, NJ 07107

Interfaith Refugee Action Team-Elizabeth
Charles Mulligan
321 South Broad Street ~ Elizabeth, NJ 07202

New Jersey Immigration Policy Network
Shai Goldstein, Executive Director
89 Market Street, 7th Floor ~ Newark, NJ 07102


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Arab American Association of New York
Linda Sarsour, Program Coordinator
7111 5th Avenue ~ Brooklyn, NY 11209

Arab American Family Support Center
Lena ElHusseini
150 Court Street, Third Floor ~ Brooklyn, NY 11201

ARISE Capital District, Inc.
Andreas Kriefall
235 Lark Street ~ Albany, NY 12202

Mallika Dutt, Executive Director
4 West 37th Street, 4th Floor ~ New York, NY 10018

Center for Constitutional Rights
Annette Warren Dickerson, Education and Outreach
666 Broadway, 7th Floor ~ New York, NY 10012

Circulo de la Hispanidad
26 West Avenue ~ Long Beach, NY 11561

Desis Rising Up & Moving
Monamo Maulik, Director & Organizer
72-26 Broadway, 4th Floor ~ Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Filipino American Human Services, Inc.
Venessa Manzono
185-14 Hillside Avenue ~ Jamaica, NY 11432

Greater New York Labor - Religion Coalition
Rabbi Michael Feinberg
40 Fulton Street, 22nd Floor ~ New York, NY 10038

Haitian Americans United for Progress
Elsie S.L. Accilien, Executive Director
221-05 Linden Boulevard ~ Cambria Heights, NY 11411

Immigrant Communities in Action
Kavitha Pawria, Coordinator

Long Island Immigrant Alliance
Luis Valenzuela
143 Scleigel Boulevard ~ Amityville, NY 11701

New Immigrant Community Empowerment
Bryan Pu-Folkes, Executive Director
37-41 77th Street, 2nd Floor ~ Jackson Heights, NY 11372

New York Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor ~ New York, NY 10004

New York Immigration Coalition
Francis Liu
137-139 25th Street, 12th Floor ~ New York, NY 10001

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
Raquel Batista, Executive Director
665 West 182nd Street, 1st Floor ~ New York, NY 10033

Queers for Economic Justice
Debanuj DasGupta
16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10 H ~ New York, NY 10001

Sihk Coalition
Narinder Singh, Director
396 Broadway, Suite 701 ~ New York, NY 10013

TAMKEEN: The Center for Arab American Empowerment
450 81st Street ~ Brooklyn, NY 11209

Yu Soung Mun, Executive Director
136-19 41st Ave, Third Floor ~ Flushing, NY 11355

United Sikhs
Harpreet Singh, Legal Director
JAF, POB 7203 ~ New York, NY 10116


American Friends Service Committee - North Carolina
Antonio Vasquez
4949-B Albemarle Road ~ Charlotte, NC 28205

El Pueblo, Inc.
4 North Blount Street, Suite 200 ~ Raliegh, NC 27601

Grassroots Leadership
Naomi Swinton
524 South Fourth Street ~ Wilmington, NC 28401

International House
David Stewart, Executive Director
322 Hawthorne Lane ~ Charlotte, NC 28209

Latin American Coalition
Angeles Ortega-Moore, Executive Director
4949 Albemarle Road, Suite B ~ Charlotte, NC 28205

Muslim American Society
Khalilah Sabra
2317 Bryarton Woods Drive ~ Raliegh, NC 27606

North Carolina Justice Center
Dani Martinez-Moore
Box 28068 ~ Raleigh, NC 27611


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

American Civil Liberties Union - Ohio
Mike Brickner
4506 Chester Avenue ~ Chester, OH 44103

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Cleveland
Julia Shearson, Director
2999 Payne Avenue, Suite 201 ~ Cleveland, OH 44114

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Columbus
Adnan Mirza, Director
1505 Bethel Road, Suite 200 ~ Columbus, OH 43220

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Ohio
Karen Dabdoub
10999 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite 222 ~ Cincinnati, OH 45242

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center
Alice Gerdeman
215 East 14th Street ~ Cincinnati, OH 45202

Interfaith Alliance of Cinicinnati
Tommie Thompson
1413 Chase Avenue ~ Cincinnati, OH 45223

Interfaith Worker Justice Center
Don Sherman, Director
1415 Walnut Street ~ Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sudanese Community
Mohamed Ibrahim Salim

United Somali Refugee Women
6365 Karl Road ~ Columbus, OH 43229


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

Bill of Rights Defense Committee - Oregon
Hope Marston
PO Box 51434 ~ Eugene, OR 97405

1460 Capitol Street, NE ~ Salem, OR 97303

Center for Intercultural Organizing
Maria Damaris Silva or Kayse Jama
2808 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Suite 13 ~ Portland, OR 97212

Latino Network
Maria Lisa Johnson
5123 North Michigan ~ Portland, OR 97217

Rural Organizing Project
Amy Dudley, Program Director/Organizer
PO Box 1350 ~ Scappoose, OR 97056

Western States Center
Kalpana Krishnamurthy
PO Box 40305 ~ Portland, OR 97240


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.


International Institute of Rhode Island
Ellen Gallagher
645 Elmwood Avenue ~ Providence, RI 02907


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

American Civil Liberties Union - Tennessee
PO Box 120160 ~ Nashville, TN 37212

Highlander Research and Education Center
Monica Hernandez
1959 Highlander Way ~ New Market, TN 37820

Islamic Center of Nashville
2515 12th Avenue, South ~ Nashville, TN 37204

Nashville Kurdish Forum
392 Harding Place, #210 ~ Nashville, TN 37211

Somali Community Center
Nashville, TN

Sudanese Community & Women's Service Center
3221 Nolensville Pike, Suite 103 ~ Nashville, TN 37217

Tennesse Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition
Stephen Fotopulos, Executive Director
442 Metroplex Drive, Building D, Suite 118 ~ Nashville, TN 37211


Border Network for Human Rights
Betty Camargo, Political Coordinator
1101 East Yandell Drive ~ El Paso, TX 79901

Criminal Justice Coalition
Ana Yanez Correa
3607 Thompson ~ Austin, TX 78702

Fuerza Unida
710 New Laredo Highway ~ San Antonio, TX 78211


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.

There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.


A. Phillip Randolph Institute - Seattle
2800 1st Avenue, Room 80 ~ Seattle, WA 98121

American Friends Service Committee - Seattle
Susan Segall
814 NE 40th Street ~ Seattle, WA 98105

Amnesty International - Puget Sound
Yuriko Brunelle
PO Box 45777 ~ Seattle, WA 98145

Asian and Pacific Islander Women and Family Safety Center
Lan Pham

Asian Counseling and Referral Services
Diane Narasaki, Executive Director
720 8th Avenue S, Suite 200 ~ Seattle, WA 98104

Bethany United Church of Christ
6230 Beacon Avenue, S ~ Seattle, WA 98108

CASA Latina
Hilary Stern
220 Blanchard Street ~ Seattle, WA 98121

Central Area Motivation Area
722 18th Avenue ~ Seattle, WA 98122

Pradeepta Upadhyay
PO Box 22291 ~ Seattle, WA 98122

Chinese Information and Service Center
409 Maynard Avenue, S, Suite #203 ~ Seattle, WA 98104

Church Council of Greater Seattle
Michael Ramos
4 Nickerson Street, #300 ~ Seattle, WA 98109

Community to Community Development
Rosalinda Guillen
203 West Holly, Suite 317 ~ Bellingham, WA 98225

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Seattle
Syed Arsalan Bukhari, Chapter President
9594 First Avenue, NE, Suite 272 ~ Seattle, WA 98115

Pramila Jayapal
1227 South Weller Street ~ Seattle, WA 98144

Horn of Africa
Eskinder Sarka
4714 Rainier Avenue, S, Suite 105 ~ Seattle, WA 98118

Indonesian Lutheran Fellowship
Diakonda Gurning
7500 Greenwood Avenue, North ~ Seattle, WA 98103

International District Housing Alliance
Sujn Chon
606 Maynard Avenue, S, Suite 105 ~ Seattle, WA 98104

Kitsap Human Rights Network - Executive Office
Rik Garner
PO BOX 1564 ~ Poulsbo, WA 98370

Northwest Federation of Community Organizations
1265 South Main, #305 ~ Seattle, WA 98144

Tenants Union of Washington
Michele Thomas, Tenants Union Community Orgnaizer
5425 "B" Rainier Avenue, South ~ Seattle, WA 98118

Washington Community Action Network
Will Pittz, Executive Director
3530 Bagley Avenue, N ~ Seattle, WA 98103

Whatcom Peace and Justice Center
Marie Marchand, Executive Director
100 East Maple Street ~ Bellingham, WA 98227


Centro de Justicia
Lee Jaen
Morganton, WV 26508


Latinos United for Change and Advancement
Salvador Carranza
PO Box 2033 ~ Madison, WI 53701

Voces de la Frontera
Christine Newumann-Ortiz
1027 South 5th Street ~ Milwaukee, WI 53204


There are no current Rights Working Group partners in this state.