Organizations Supporting the Film!

All the organizations are helping get the word out about “A Whisper to a Roar.”  Check out the great work they’re doing supporting democracy and human rights around the globe.

American Ethical Union

“Our faith is in the capacity and responsibility of human beings to act in their personal relationships and in the larger community to help create a better world. Our commitment is to the worth and dignity of the individual and to treating each human being so as to bring out the best in him or her. Members join together in ethical societies to assist each other in developing ethical ideas and ideals, to celebrate life’s joys and support each other through life’s crises, and to work together to improve our world and the world of our children.”

Boat People SOS

“We are a national Vietnamese American community organization with the mission to “empower, organize, and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity.”

Center For Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law

“The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) engages in research, training, and teaching, and organizes intellectual and policy dialogues aimed at increasing public understanding of economic and political development.”

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

“The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society.”

Chicago Freedom School

“Founded in 2007, the mission of the Chicago Freedom School (CFS) is to create new generations of critical and independent thinking young people who use their unique experiences and power to create a just world. CFS provides training and education opportunities for youth and adult allies to develop leadership skills through the lens of civic action and through the study of the history of social movements and their leaders.”

Council for a Community of Democracies 

“Advancing global democracy through partnerships between civil society and government.  Since 2001, CCD has devoted itself to advocating for democratic change and international cooperation by working with civil society and governments around the world to making the CD a strong, democratic institution capable of addressing the needs of an ever-changing world.”

Council on Foreign Relations, U.S.

“The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. ”

 Egyptian Democratic Academy

“The Egyptian Democratic Academy (EDA) is a non-profit youth organization established by a group of activists working to promote the values of democracy, human rights and political participation. In addition, EDA promotes values of freedom of opinion and expression, openness and political and religious tolerance. EDA focuses on using new media tools with a special interest in the participation of the groups who are subject to marginalization, such as women, children and the disabled.”

El Mundo Vota

“No importa tu edad, ciudadanía, o residencia, solo tu deseo de votar por una elección presidencial que te afecta.”


Human Rights Foundation

“The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonpartisan organization devoted to defending human rights globally, with an expertise in the Americas.  Grounding our work in a deep commitment to individual liberty, we aim to raise awareness about both the nature of freedom and the vulnerability of freedom around the world.”

The Human Rights Project

“The Human Rights Project (HRP) works to improve the lives of New Yorkers living in poverty with a particular focus on women and people of color. We do this by monitoring and advocating for government compliance with universal human rights standards, especially the human rights to employment, housing, health, food, education and other economic and social rights.”

Institute for Democracy in Africa (IDASA)

“IDASA is an independent public interest organization committed to building sustainable democratic societies in collaboration with African and global partners.”

Institute for Public Knowledge

The Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) brings theoretically serious scholarship to bear on major public issues. Located at NYU, it nurtures collaboration among social researchers in New York and around the world.”  

The Inter-American Dialogue

“The Dialogue brings together leading citizens from throughout the hemisphere who incorporate a diversity of political and professional perspectives, yet share a commitment to democratic rule, social equity, and economic cooperation in the Americas.  Our mission is to convene these leaders to help build productive ties among Western Hemisphere nations.”

The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations

“The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations is dedicated to promoting positive race and human relations in an increasingly complex and multicultural county. The Commission works to develop programs that proactively address racism, homophobia, religious prejudice, linguistic bias, anti-immigrant sentiment, and other divisive attitudes that can lead to inter-cultural tension, hate crimes and related violence.”

Moulay Hicham Foundation

“The Foundation’s mission is to foster research in social sciences in the Maghreb and the Middle East.
It aims to study society and political systems and to identify the factors which lead to open societies as well as the obstacles to change in the region.”

Muslims for Progressive Values

“Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is an inclusive community rooted in the traditional Qur’anic ideals of human dignity and social justice. We welcome all who are interested in discussing, promoting and working for the implementation of progressive values — human rights, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state — as well as inclusive and tolerant understandings of Islam.”

National Democratic Institute (NDI)

“The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.”

National Endowment for Democracy

“The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world.”

Palms for Life Fund

“Palms for Life Fund  is dedicated to ending poverty by addressing its root causes. We reach out to underprivileged people in Africa, Asia and Latin America focusing on food security, water access and education. We also raise awareness about hunger and poverty in the United States.  Since our inception in 2006, Palms for Life has impacted the lives of thousands of people around the world. We work with a range of investors to raise funds and support our programs.”

Peace Museum of New York

“PEACE MUSEUM NY uses art, community, culture, the humanities, public space and joyful events to shift our global value system to one of compassion, generosity and inclusion.  PEACE MUSEUM NY inspires all to find peace in their own hearts in order to create, celebrate and share peace in our world, now!

Project on Middle East Democracy

“The Project on Middle East Democracy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the U.S. can best support that process.”

Reporters Without Borders

“The mission of Reporters Without Borders is to continuously monitor attacks on freedom of information worldwide; to denounce any such attacks in the media; to act in cooperation with governments to fight censorship and laws aimed at restricting freedom of information; to morally and financially assist persecuted journalists, as well as their families; and to offer material assistance to war correspondents in order to enhance their safety.”

Voto Joven

“VotoJoven es una organización venezolana que busca promover en los jóvenes la cultura y participación electoral a través de la generación de estructuras juveniles que desarrollen estrategias y actividades que impulsen el voto como herramienta fundamental de la democracia.

Nos motiva nuestro profundo compromiso con la democracia y la importancia que tiene el voto para fortalecerla y porque creemos que juntos podemos obtener resultados electorales que reflejen la decisión de la mayoría de la población venezolana que es joven. Nuestro trabajo no esta limitado por la edad y va enfocado a todo aquel que se sienta joven, tenga nuevas ideas y quiera ser escuchado.”

Tiny Stars

Tiny Stars is a 501(c)3 non-government agency dedicated to working
with US Federal Law Enforcement gathering evidence to prosecute extreme human rights abusers..”

United for Human Rights

“United for Human Rights (UHR) is an international, not-for-profit organization dedicated to implementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at local, regional, national and international levels. Its membership is comprised of individuals, educators and groups throughout the world who are actively forwarding the knowledge and protection of human rights by and for all Mankind.”

Zimbabwe Student Recruitment Program

“The Zimbabwe Students Recruitment Program is a non profit organization that seeks to provide financial assistance to qualified Zimbabwean high school graduates as well as other college students who are economically needy and are unable to meet the costs of college education.”