The War Resisters League affirms that all war is a crime against humanity.
We therefore are determined not to support any kind of war, international or
civil, and to strive nonviolently for the removal of all causes of war. W.R.L.
is the oldest secular pacifist organization in the U.S., founded in 1923.
The Nonviolence Web is the home to many of the U.S.'s most dynamic peace and justice groups.
Project Censored is the permanent source for the real news that did not get reported widely in the U.S.media, both mainstream and alternative. They pub list an annual book of the most censored news stories of the year. An invaluable resource.
AVP is a nationwide and worldwide association of volunteer groups offering
experiential workshops in conflict resolution, responses to violence, and
The Ruckus Society provides training in the skills of non-violent civil disobedience
to help environmental and human rights organizations achieve their goals.
The Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors supports and promotes
individual and collective resistance to war and preparations for war.
1515 Cherry St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
630 20th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Fax 510 465-2459
Veterans for Peace is an organization made up of men and women veterans who
realize that wars are easy to start and hard to stop; they advocate alternate
methodes of resolving conflits.
216 South Meramec Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105
Fax: (314) 725-7103
On Martin Luther King's birthday, January 15, 2006, a new progressive student
action national organization was born, taking its name from the 1962-1969 S.D.S..
Already there are over 100 local chapters of S.D.S. on college and high school
campuses across the country. They have held regional meetings around the country
and had their first national conference in August 2006 in Chicago. One of the
original S.D.S., slogans, "Dare to struggle, dare to win" still holds true
Students for a Democratic Society
P.O. Box 40921
New York, N.Y. 10304
Dedicated to peace, anti-war, anti-intervention, pro-Constitution.
Human Rights & Social Justice
Publishes the "Shop With A Conscience Consumer Guide" to companies that make and sell sweatshop-free and union-made clothing. Founded in 2003, they assist sweatshop workers globally in their struggles to improve working conditions and form strong, independent labor unions. They are also building a national sweatfree movement with the unity and political strength to generate significant market demand for products that are made in humane conditions by workers who earn living wages.
Liane Foxvog, National Organizer
140 Pine Street #10
Florence, MA 01062
phone: (413) 586-0974
fax: (413) 584-8987
WILPF works for women's rights, world disarmament, racial and economic justice,
an end to violence, and towards assuring peace freedom, and justice.
1213 Race Street
Phila., PA 19107
FOR is an interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a means
of radical change and as a transforming way of life. The see to replace violence,
war, and racism with nonviolence, peace, and justice. They educate, train,
build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and copassionate actions locally,
nationally, and globally.
P.O. Box 271, Nyack, NY 10960
Amnesty International works to free prisoners of conscience detained around
the world because of their beliefs, ethic origin, sex, color, or language.
Amnesty fights for fair trials for political prisoners as well as campaigning
against the dealth penalty, torture, and cruel treatment of prisoners.
322 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Global exchange promotes human rights, social justice, and environmental causes
around the world, as well as providing resources on the global economy and
2017 Mission St., Room 303
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel. (415) 255-7296
Fax: (415) 255-7498
UNITE! is running a "Stop Sweatshops" campaign. Their website provides
a basic set of resources that can help you as a consumer figure out what you
can do to fight sweatshops.
Human Rights Watch has been protecting human rights around the world for
over 25 years. Their web site is regularly updated and provides news and investigations
about ongoing human rights violations.
United Students Against Sweatshops is an international student movement of
campuses and individual students fighting for sweatshop free labor conditions
and workers’ rights
1413 K St. NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Questioning Resources
This is an online guide for LGBTQ high school students considering college. Our goal in creating this guidebook was to show LGBTQ students the various on-campus and online resources they can use to make their college experience more welcoming and supportive. This extends to LGBTQ teens, especially those preparing to make the transition from high school to college.
Key updates to the guide include:
• A list of the Most LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2016
• Extensive tips for searching for a LGBTQ-friendly school
• Updated information about various LGBTQ student organizations that have a presence at most colleges and universities
• Additional online resources for LGBTQ students
Please help make more people aware of this useful online resource by putting a link to it on your own website, blog, Facebook page, other social media or email list serve. Distribute a handout flyer about this guide at events your or your organization attends.
GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive
representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating
homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
GLSEN is the leading national organization fighting to end anti-gay bias in
K-12 schools. Formerly Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teachers Network (GLSTN)
The Human Rights Campaign provides a national voice on gay and lesbian issues,
effectively lobbying Congress; mobilizing grassroots action in diverse communities;
investing strategically to elect a fair-minded Congress; and increasing public
understanding through innovative education and communication strategies. HRC
is a bipartisan organization that works to advance equality based on sexual
orientation and gender expression and identity, to ensure that gay, lesbian,
bisexual and transgender Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at
work and in the community.
NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights
of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people. NGLTF's vision and commitment
to social change is building a powerful political movement in the fifty states
and the District of Columbia.
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered
persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse
society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end
discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends
of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation
and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful
of human diversity.
Wal-mart Watch is a nationwide publc education campaign to challenge the world's
largest retailer to become a better employer, neighbor and corporate citizen.
It is a project of the Center for Community and Corporate Ethics. Visit their
website and their MySpace page: myspace.com/walmartwatch.
The Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG) is an independent research
and media group of writers, scholars journalists and activists. The CRG is
based in Montreal. It is a registered non profit organization in the province
of Quebec, Canada.
The Global Research webpage at www.globalresearch.ca publishes news articles,
commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing
on social, economic, strategic, geopolitical and environmental processes.
The Continental Direct Action Network consists of many autonomous locals working
to overcome corporate globalization and all forms of oppression.
PO BOX 1485
Asheville NC, 28802
Adbusters is a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters,
students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist
of the information age. Their aim is "to topple existing power structures
and forge a major shift in the way we will live in the 21st century."
Many consider this non-profit daily aggregator of news and opinion from the progressive side to be the best on the web. A valuable resource to bookmark, Commondreams gathers news and info from many sources every day for more than a decade now.
The official Michael Moore home page.
The wesbite of the Center for Media & Democracy, a watchdog group in Madison, Wisconsin, organized by Sheldon Rampton to scrutinize the corporate and political public relations induytry in the U.S. Updated weekly.
Important inside info you won't find elsewhere!
Located in Washington, D.C., Teaching for Change "provides teachers and parents with tools to transform schools into centers of justice where students learn to read, write and change the world.
Teaching for Change also organizes the Zinn Education Project, named after historian Howard Zinn (1923-2010) on which they post important stories from radical and progressive U.S. history every day. You can also find the Zinn Education Project on Face Book, as well as on their page within the Teaching for Change website.
By drawing direct connections to real world issues, Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and re-think the world inside and outside their classrooms, build a more equitable, multicultural society, and become active global citizens." They also run a bookstore inside the renowned "Busboys & Poets" restaurant/bar/film/theatre/performance space on "V" Street. A second "Busboys & Poets" opened in 2007 in Shirlington, Virginia. Two more locations have opened as well. They offer an outstanding selection of books by mail and in the original "Busboys & Poets" location bookshop. For more info:
One of our postcard suppliers from the U.K.
Investigative journalist Russ Baker's website, author of "Family of Secrets"
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