Community Organizations, Davis, California
100 Men Who Give a Damn About Yolo County is a group of local men who are committed to supporting our community by contributing to Yolo County non-profits. We come from all walks of life and varying financial backgrounds. As individuals, it is hard to make a large impact; but, as a group, we have the ability to contribute to the growth of our community in ways that we never before could.
The American Red Cross Gold Country Region serves the most ethnically and racially integrated metropolitan area in the country. Headquartered in the California State Capital of Sacramento the region covers a territory consisting of urban to rural, mountains to valley flatlands, and everything in between. We are dedicated to providing exemplary customer service when delivering the Red Cross mission to our constituents.
Our mission is to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with impactful mentors.
The Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) implements and supports programs and projects to meet the aspirations of our diverse community by working with the City, non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools, and businesses toward sustaining a healthy, informed, and engaged community.
We assist farmers, farm workers, and their families with disabilities, injuries, and illnesses to find necessary resources so that they can continue to work and provide for their families in a safe manner.
The (CCCD) is a nonprofit organization that promotes cooperatives as a vibrant model to address the economic and social needs of California’s communities.
Creating opportunities for people to rise above barriers in pursuit of better lives. California Human Development (CHD) is a non-profit organization waging the War on Poverty for 50 years. Inspired in service to our state’s farmworkers, today CHD serves people of low income from many walks of life—giving 25,000 people a year in 31 northern California counties a hand up to the American Dream.
CRLAF is a statewide non-profit civil legal aid organization providing free legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. We focus on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized and the undocumented. We engage in community education and outreach, impact litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, and public policy leadership at the state and local level. We seek to bring about social justice to rural poor communities by working to address the most pressing needs of our community: Labor, Housing, Education Equity, Health Care Access, Worker Safety, Citizenship, Immigration, and Environmental Justice
The municipal government for Davis. The bureaucratic infrastructure of the city is run by the city manager and his staff, and it and city services are governed by the City Council.
Dedicated to citizen participation, the City has fourteen council-appointed commissions that are devoted to various aspects of community life including such elements as planning, recreation, finance and budget and economic development, natural resources and university student relations. In addition, the City Council periodically creates committees to address specific projects or concerns, and participates in regular "2x2" meetings with other agencies and organizations, such as the Davis Joint Unified School District Board of Education and the Yolo County Board of Supervisors.Boards, commissions, and committees (referred to collectively as “city commissions”) have a critical role in the City of Davis. Commissions provide another important avenue for determining the community’s feelings about an issue. The individuals who serve on the City’s commissions are among the most respected and appreciated volunteers in the community.