who we support

individual artists on pan y rosas support the following organizations and encourage you to take the time to learn more about them.

American Civil Liberties Union
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Assata’s Daughters
Assata’s Daughters is a grassroots intergenerational collective of radical Black women located in the city of Chicago. We identify our work as part of the larger Black Lives Matter movement. Our programs aim to escalate, deepen, and sustain this movement for collective liberation.

Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life. We are working to (re)build the Black liberation movement.

Chicago Abortion Fund
For over 30 years, Chicago Abortion Fund (CAF) has provided financial support to people needing assistance paying for an abortion. We boldly affirm a person’s right to choose whether to parent or not and that right should not be determined because of age, race, marital status – and most importantly, economic status. We support reproductive justice.

Council on American-Islamic Relations
CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

GirlForward
GirlForward is a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict and persecution.

Mind – the mental health charity
Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Oceti Sakowin Camp
Oceti Sakowin Camp is a unified encampment of Water Protectors dedicated to protecting our land and water against the Dakota Access Pipeline. We value assuring the welfare of all people by honoring human rights, treaties, agreements, and cultures. Our goal is to peacefully and prayerfully defend our rights, and rise up as one to sustain Mother Earth and her inhabitants.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

RefugeeOne
RefugeeOne is a refugee resettlement agency that provides a full range of services to refugees resettled in the Chicago area. Our primary focus is to assist the refugee in becoming an independent, self-supporting member of the new community as soon as possible.

ResonanceFM
Resonance is a ground-breaking 24/7 broadcast platform which exists to encourage creativity through radio. Its resources are open to a wide range of artists, art forms and diverse communities. Resonance’s expert, arts-focused programmes challenge, inspire and transform people’s creative and listening experiences. Resonance not only provides a radical and prolific alternative to mainstream broadcasting – it’s also an invaluable community resource, offering studio space, skills training and creative opportunities to hundreds of engaged volunteers, artists and curators.

Techne
TECHNE is a national arts education organization whose primary programs introduce young female-identified women and girls from all backgrounds to technology-focused art making, musical improvisation, and community collaboration. As part of our objective to embed social justice issues into our work, TECHNE delivers its programming through partnerships with local, grassroots arts organizations that share an aligned commitment to racial and gender equity.