Altaf Rahamatulla

Altaf Rahamatulla

Joined September 2018 · New York, New York

Altaf Rahamatulla joined the New York Foundation in 2017 as a program officer, where he supports community organizing and grassroots advocacy in NYC. Previously, he worked in the Ford Foundation's Gender, Racial, and Economic Justice program, and the policy department of the Innocence Project, a national litigation and policy organization that seeks to overturn wrongful convictions using DNA testi... Read more

Giving Circle Membership

Racial Equity and Criminal Justice Reform in NYC

We’re a giving circle dedicated to supporting the leadership of people of color and communities directly affected by mass incarceration in New York City. We’re working to help advance criminal justice reform, racial justice, and equity.

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Altaf Rahamatulla
Amanda Graff
Jessan Hutchison-Quillian
ramik williams
17 members

Nonprofits Supported

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
New York City, NY

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.

Brooklyn Movement Center

Brooklyn Movement Center
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Movement Center (BMC) is a Black-led, membership-based organization of primarily low-to-moderate income Central Brooklyn residents. We build power and pursue self-determination in Bedford-Stuyvesant & Crown Heights by nurturing local leadership, waging campaigns and winning concrete improvements in people’s lives. Through our intersectional organizing, BMC centers a full range of issues and Black identity that define a whole community.

Rockaway Youth Task Force

Rockaway Youth Task Force
Far Rockaway, NY

The Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF) is a grassroots member-led organization principally comprised of young women of color within the Rockaway Peninsula. Rockaway Youth Task Force builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for residents of the Rockaway Peninsula and beyond. Rockaway Youth Task Force develops politically conscious youth leaders who are invested in improving themselves and their communities through member-led campaigns, leadership development, movement building, and cultural expression.

Community Connections for Youth

Community Connections for Youth
Bronx, NY

Community Connections for Youth (CCFY) is a New-York based nonprofit organization, whose mission is to mobilize indigenous faith and neighborhood organizations to develop effective community-based alternative-to-incarceration programs for youth. CCFY believes that increasing local community capacity to work with youth in the justice system is the key to reducing youth crime and delinquency, and improving long-term life outcomes for youth.

Vocal-NY

Vocal-NY
Brooklyn, NY

Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY) is a statewide grassroots membership organization that builds power among low-income people affected by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, the drug war, homelessness, and mass incarceration in order to create healthy and just communities. We accomplish this through community organizing, leadership development, public education, direct services, participatory research and direct action.