advocate  groups

Michigan Gender Equity Team

Dads & Daughters - Provides tools to strengthen Father-Daughter relationships.

AAUW Michigan - American Association of University Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change.

American Association of University Women - National organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls.

Women's Sports Foundation - The Women's Sports Foundation is a national nonprofit, member-based organization dedicated to increasing opportunities for girls and women in sports and fitness through education, advocacy, recognition and grants.

Zonta International - Zonta International, through its Foundation, supports international service projects and educational fellowships to improve the quality of life for women.

Baha'i Vision about Women and Men - The Baha'i Faith is an independent world religion with gender equity and race unity as two of its core principles.

Michigan Women's Foundation - The Michigan Women's Foundation promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal well-being for women and girls to improve their lives and change the future.

NOW Site - The NOW Foundation advances women's rights and promotes the goal of equality in the United States and around the world through education, litigation, advocacy, networking, conferences, publications, training and leadership development.

Girl Scouts - The Girl Scouts helps to make girls more independent, self-reliant, strong willed, and courageous.

Women in Sports - Women in Sports is dedicated to providing role models of women athletes that validate women's accomplishments and perpetuate a new vision of women's abilities, autonomy and self determination.

Men Stopping Violence - Men Stopping Violence was founded based on the realization that men can work together, in alliance with the battered women's movement, to end violence against women.

Great Women - The official website for the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Student Advocacy Center - The Student Advocacy Center is an independent organization in Michigan providing free, non-legal advocacy to students (and their parents) who are eligible for general and special public education programs.

Michigan NOW - Michigan NOW's mission is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men.

Girls & Boys Empowered - Girls & Boys Empowered offers programs for girls and boys of all ages to encourage self-respect, personal empowerment, self-confidence, positive body image and ways to achieve optimal health through excersize and nutrition.

Soroptimist International of the Americas - A volunteer service organization for women in business, management and the professions.

Soroptimist International of Trenton - A local women's service organization with an international connection.


The Young Women's Christian Association - The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women?s growth, leadership and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.