Freedom House - USA
Legal residence: USA
Contact person: Lisa Lewis, Human Resources Director
Address: 1301 Connecticut Ave. NW, Floor 6 Washington D.C. 20036
Sectors: Civil Society & NGOs, Social Development, Human Rights, Democratization, Law, Media and Communications
Funding agencies: USAID, Other, Goverment Notices, US Department of State
Freedom House supports democratic change, monitors freedom, and advocates for democracy and human rights around the world. We support nonviolent civic initiatives in societies where freedom is denied or under threat and we stand in opposition to ideas and forces that challenge the right of all people to be free. Freedom House amplifies the voices of those fighting for freedom in repressive societies. We work directly with democracy and human rights advocates in their own countries and regions. These reformers include human rights defenders, civil society leaders and members of the media. Freedom House’s programs provide these advocates with resources that include training, expert advice, grants and exchange opportunities. We press the United States, other governments, international institutions and regional bodies to adopt consistent policies that advance human rights and democracy around the world.