This list offers only a brief sampling of the many organizations involved in furthering human rights for Palestinians. There is often overlap between activism, research, news reportage, and the provision of direct services and many organizations have multiple missions:

Activist organizations based in the USA or internationally with branches in the USA:

Students for Justice in Palestine

Jewish Voice for Peace

US Campaign for Palestinian Rights

Israeli Committee Against House Demotions USA

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions

Organizations involved in provision of both advocacy and direct services in Palestine:

United Nations Relief and Works Agency USA

Humanity Crew

Defense for Children International

Middle East Children’s Alliance

Palestinian Center for Human Rights

No Way to Treat a Child

International organization providing mental health training and consultation in Palestine:

Palestinian Medical Education Initiative

Israeli organization providing soldiers an opportunity to talk about the occupation:

Breaking the Silence

Palestinian organization providing LGBT advocacy and services:


Information-oriented organizations providing facts for journalists, scholars, researchers, and the public:         

Researching the American-Israeli Alliance

Institute for Middle East Understanding

Who Profits?

Americans for Middle East Understanding

Middle East Studies Association

The Washington Report for Middle East Affairs

The Palestine Revolution

Palestinian Remix

Visualizing Palestine

Americans for a Vibrant Palestinian Economy