Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS) is an independent non-profit organization that serves the refugee and immigrant populations in Central Ohio. Our wide array of programs and services aim to facilitate sustained self-sufficiency and successful integration for the people we serve.
Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We direct our advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. We partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims.
The Council brings together problem solvers and employs four coordinated approaches to advance change—litigation, research, legislative and administrative advocacy, and communications. With this synergy, the Council works to advance positive public attitudes and create a more welcoming America—one that provides a fair process for immigrants and adopts immigration laws and policies that take into account the needs of the U.S. economy.
In pursuit of this vision, Amnesty International's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.
WOLA is a leading research and advocacy organization advancing human rights in the Americas. WOLA tackles problems that transcend borders and demand cross-border solutions. They create strategic partnerships with advocacy organizations, academics, religious and business leaders, artists, and government officials.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries.