Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. naacp.org
MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, is a non-profit membership association of Maryland physicians. It is the largest physician organization in Maryland. The mission of MedChi is to serve as Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients and the public health of Maryland. For more information, please visit medchi.org.
The Horizon Foundation
The Horizon Foundation is an independent philanthropy dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people living or working in Howard County, Maryland. We invest in strategic grants and initiatives to achieve the greatest impact. We also build partnerships and advocate for public policy changes that advance our mission. For more information, visit thehorizonfoundation.org.
The American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country.
The Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC)
The mission of MASC is to foster a statewide environment for all secondary school students to express and exchange opinions and ideas,develop leadership skills, and promote student representation and involvement in all groups and organizations impacting the lives of students. To see that this is done efficiently and effectively, MASC hosts several events throughout the school year. For more information, visit mdstudentcouncils.com.
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
1199SEIU is the local chapter of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing healthcare union, representing more than 10,000 local healthcare workers. Every day, the members of 1199SEIU save lives, deliver babies and care for the sick, seniors and people with disabilities. Members are caregivers in hospitals, nursing homes, homecare, clinics, pharmacies and all other areas of the healthcare industry. Members are also nurses, nurse aides, techs, lab workers, clerks, housekeepers, dietary workers, transporters, pharmacists, social workers and many other types of medical professionals. For more information, visit 1199seiu.org.