Rights Advocacy

rights advocacy

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Advocacy Organizations

The advocacy and legal resources on this page are provided for your reference. Organizations are listed below alphabetically, and the descriptions are copied from segments of their websites. If you are looking for a copyright attorney, see our list here.

American Photographic Artists

APA strives to improve the environment for photographic artists and clear the pathways to success in the industry. Recognized for its broad industry reach, APA continues to expand benefits for its members and works to champion the rights of photographers and image-makers worldwide.

American Photography Archives Group

We offer support and discuss legal information about copyright and intellectual property. We deal with promotion and marketing, and how to work with galleries and auction houses, as well as websites and social media.

American Society of Media Photographers

Our core mission is to advocate, educate, and provide community for image makers — fostering thriving careers, a strong sense of professional ethics, and an unshakable belief in the power of images.

Artists Rights Alliance

We are an alliance of working musicians, performers, and songwriters fighting for a healthy creative economy and fair treatment for all creators in the digital world.

We work to defend and protect artists, guided by our Artists’ Bill of Rights, which outlines fundamental principles for today’s music economy.

The Authors Guild

The Authors Guild is the nation’s oldest and largest professional organization for published writers. Since our founding, we have served as the collective voice of American authors, and have long supported the rich and diverse literary culture of our country. Our members include novelists in all genres and categories, nonfiction writers, journalists, historians, poets, and translators. The Guild welcomes traditionally-published authors as well as self-published, independent authors.

Copyright Alliance

The Copyright Alliance — which represents the interests of authors, photographers, performers, artists, software developers, musicians, journalists, directors, songwriters, game designers, and many other individual creators — is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators.

Graphic Artists Guild

The Graphic Artists Guild’s primary purpose is to help our members compete effectively in an ever-changing field. We enable graphic artists and other design professionals to build and maintain successful careers by providing skills and support—from advice on the daily tasks of running a creative business to going to bat for our creative community with business and government leaders.

National Association of Voice Actors

Words go hereNAVA advocates and promotes the advancement of of the voice acting industry through action, education, inclusion, and benefits. Launched in November 2022, NAVA is the first voice over association to offer access to nationwide group healthcare for voice actors. 

National Press Photographers Association

Since 1949, the NPPA has been the leading voice advocating for the work of visual journalists. Our organization fights for working news photographers, videographers and multimedia journalists. Our Code of Ethics stands for the highest integrity in visual storytelling.

Professional Audiobook Narrators Association

The mission of the Professional Audiobook Narrators Association (PANA*) is to advance education, recognition, and networking opportunities for our diverse community of professional audiobook narrators.

Professional Photographers of America

With more than 150 years of history, PPA’s long narrative parallels the origins of photography itself. Times change, but our dedication to serving our members remains constant. We are a partner, advocate and guide for photographers navigating the increasingly complex business of photography.

Society of Composers & Lyricists

The Society of Composers & Lyricists is committed to advancing the interests of composers and lyricists working in visual media, including film, television, theater, video games and beyond.

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