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The UNIS Human Rights Project is made possible through collaboration with exceptional social justice organizations and the support of forward-thinking foundations.

Since 2014, students have advocated for human rights in areas of segregation, mass incarceration, immigration, health disparities, police brutality, climate justice, housing, LGBTQ+ and workers rights.


We are grateful for support from the following organizations.

  • AIRnyc

  • Ali Forney Center

  • American Friends Service Committee

  • Ancient Song Doula Services

  • Anti-Violence Project

  • Arab American Association of New York

  • ARTE

  • Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association

  • Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)

  • Brennan Center for Justice

  • Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

  • Brotherhood Sister-Sol

  • Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA)

  • Catholic Migration Services

  • Center for Constitutional Rights

  • Citizens Committee for Children of NYC

  • Coalition for the Homeless

  • Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)

  • Designing the WE

  • El Puente Leaders for Peace and Justice

  • Edward E. Ford Foundation

  • Fair Housing Justice Center

  • Families for Freedom

  • Fortune Society

  • Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE)

  • Good Shepherd Services

  • Grameen VidaSana

  • Guns Down, Life Up

  • Health Equity Initiative

  • Hour Children

  • Indy Kids

  • Just Leadership USA

  • Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center

  • NAICA Community Center

  • National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

  • New Sanctuary Coalition of New York

  • New York Civil Liberties Union

  • NYC Coalition to Dismantle Racism in the Health System

  • New York Immigration Coalition

  • New York State Youth Leadership Council

  • Osborne Association

  • Picture the Homeless

  • Planned Parenthood

  • Police Reform Organizing Project

  • Proof: Media for Social Justice

  • Queensbridge 696 Cure Violence Program

  • Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

  • Right to Council NYC Coalition

  • Safe Passage Project

  • Social Justice Tours

  • Street Vendors Project

  • Teaching Tolerance

  • Teens Take Charge


  • Vera Institute of Justice

  • WE ACT for Environmental Justice

  • Witness to Mass Incarceration

  • Workers Justice Project

  • Youth First Initiative

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