HIGHER GROUND FAIR SOCIAL ACTION PARTICIPANTS
2019 Higher Ground Fair Social Action Participants!
Engage with fellow activist groups and organizers on the issues that affect the Rocky Mountain region.
Dedicated to serving our immigrant community and its allies through activism, coalition building, education, and advocacy. Together. Juntos.
Spirit of the Sun
Spirit of the Sun, Inc. is an incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the state of Colorado. For over a decade, they have partnered with Native American communities across the nation to develop new opportunities for tribes and Native American individuals. Spirit of the Sun is founded on the belief that effective and sustainable development work recognizes the intersections of culture, community, economy, and health, and that true success is only possible through collaboration. They maintain open and ongoing dialogues with all of their partners to ensure that every project or initiative reflects the unique needs and goals of the Native communities they serve.
Family Promise of Albany County
For over two years, community members have volunteered to start a local affiliate of the national Family Promise organization, to house and serve children and families experiencing homelessness.
Virginia Dale Community Club
Virginia Dale Community Club's mission is to preserve for society the beauty and culture of rural living while promoting the historical significance of community through events and activities.
Foster Grandparents of the Wyoming Rockies
Foster Grandparent Programs are administered through local community non-profit agencies with the approval of the Corporation for National Service. The Foster Grandparent Program provides volunteer opportunities for low-income seniors from all economic, educational, and social backgrounds to serve children and teenagers who need one-on-one assistance. This assistance may include tutoring, teaching remedial skills, motivating, mentoring, listening, serving as role models, reading aloud, holding and caring for babies, as well as teaching practical living and coping skills.
Feeding Laramie Valley
Feeding Laramie Valley is a community based, designed and led nonprofit organization working for food security and an equitable, just and sustainable food system in Albany County, Wyoming. Laramie Valley programs are dedicated to the mission and philosophy of sharing what we have in order to create collaborative, community-led food systems that are sustainable, equitable, and just.
Action Resources International
Support and advocacy for grassroots change-makers in the advancement of health, safety, security and justice for individuals, families and communities everywhere.
AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps VISTA and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)
AmeriCorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors, and everything in between. No matter what you're passionate about, where you're from, or why you choose to serve, AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good. Check out this video for a quick rundown, share with your networks, and encourage others to find an AmeriCorps opportunity. AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service.
The Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, an annual event at the University of Wyoming since 1997, has evolved into a major national conference, seeking to engage participants in discussion and analyses of strategies and actions that can eliminate social inequality.
Albany County for Proper Policing
Albany County for Proper Policing, or ACoPP, is a non-profit community-based advocacy group working towards police reforms in Albany County. ACoPP will be distributing stickers, t-shirts, and educational items about our goals to improve policing in Albany County.
Laramie High School March For Our Lives
This chapter is working to promote legislation which would add a three day waiting period on handgun purchases to reduce suicides and homicides.
Western Watersheds Project
The mission of Western Watersheds Project is to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives, and legal advocacy.
Wyoming Climate Activists
A Wyoming-based group of climate activists encouraging communities and government to address the climate crisis. Through community engagement, Wyoming Climate Activists work to put addressing the climate crisis at the top of everyone's "to do" list.
Alliance for Renewable Energy
Our mission is to transition our communities to renewable energy based on scientific data, economic fairness, public education and support. Our vision is a community that sustains it's energy needs though renewable and sustainable energy.
Citizens' Climate Lobby, Laramie Chapter
CCL Laramie Chapter has been active since 2014. We foster and create the political will for working toward climate solutions in Wyoming with a respectful, nonpartisan approach designed to create a broad, sustainable foundation for climate action.
The Sierra Club, Wyoming Chapter
The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. They amplify the voice of more than 3.5 million members and supporters to defend everyone's right to a healthy world. Sierra Club Wyoming Chapter works across Wyoming to protect our climate, wild places, wildlife, clean environment, and clean energy future, all grounded in principles of equity, inclusion, and justice. Stop by their booth to learn more.
Wind Earth Guardians
Wind Earth Guardians believe in nature’s right to exist—and thrive. Driven by passion, they have tackled some of the West’s most difficult and pressing conservation challenges over the past three decades. Their work is organized around four programs—Wildlife, Public Lands, Rivers and Climate +Energy—bringing people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West.