Yedid: Grassroots Community Organizing

Yedid: Grassroots Community Organizing

Trains activists to use the tools of democracy to fight against discrimination in such areas as transportation, special education and employment. A past example includes activists successfully advocating to expand public services such as baby clinics and public transportation.

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YEDID - The Association for Community Empowerment
YEDID ("friend" in Hebrew) was established in 1997 to promote social justice in Israel through a national network of Citizen Rights Centers in poor communities throughout Israel. YEDID is the only national organization in Israel that empowers Israelis to break the cycle of poverty through free individual legal and social assistance, community education initiatives and grassroots organizing for social change. Since its founding, YEDID has served over 200,000 low-income Israelis from across the sp ...