1250 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Web Site: http://www.commoncause.org
Common Cause is a nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen's lobbying
organization promoting open, honest and accountable government. Supported
by the dues and contributions of over 250,000 members in every state
across the nation, Common Cause represents the unified voice of the people
against corruption in government and big money special interests.
P.O. Box 98184
Washington, D.C. 20090-8184
Web Site: http://www.citizen.org
A politically involved Organization founded by Ralph
Nader. Public Citizen is mainly concerned with Government and Corporate
Responsibility. One of their main concerns at this time is Campaign
Disability Rights Advocates
Web Site: http://www.dralegal.org
Works to ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities
through education and legal advocacy.
Drug Policy Foundation
Web Site: http://www.drugpolicy.org
Advocates for alternatives to America's failed war on drugs through
research, education and grants.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Web Site: http://www.ncadv.org
Represents a network of more than 2,000 programs serving battered
women and their children.
National Coalition to Abolish the Death
1436 U Street, NW Suite 104
Washington, DC 20009
Web Site: http://www.ncadp.org
Leads the movement to end the death penalty by raising public
awareness and organizing grassroots opposition across the country.
666 Broadway 7th floor
New York, NY 10012
The Center for Constitutional Rights is
dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the
United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights
movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational
organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force
for social change.
PETA (People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals)
P.O. Box 42516
Washington, DC 20015
Web Site: http://www.peta.com
One of the finest and most established Animal Rights
groups in the world today...who have been a tremendous influence in the
war against cruelty and abuse to animals...and have done much to help
educate the public.
World Wildlife Fund
1250 Twenty-Fourth Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Web Site: http://www.worldwildlife.org
Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is
dedicated to protecting the world's wildlife and wildlands. The largest
privately supported international conservation organization in the world,
WWF has more than 1 million members in the U.S. alone. Since its inception
in 1961, WWF has invested in over 13,100 projects in 157 countries.
Jane Goodall Institute
Web Site: http://www.janegoodall.org
Promotes activities that ensure the well-being of chimpanzees, other
primates and animal welfare in general.
Mercy For Animals
3712 N. Broadway, Ste. 560
Chicago, IL 60613
Natural Resources Defense Council
40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011 USA
Web Site: http://www.nrdc.org
NRDC is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to
protecting the world’s natural resources and ensuring a safe and
healthy environment for all people. With 400,000 members and a staff of
lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists, NRDC combines
the power of law, the power of science, and the power of people in
defense of the environment. Quarterly Publication: The Amicus Journal.
The World Resources Institute
1735 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006 USA
Web Site: http://www.wri.org
An Independent, International, Not for Profit
Organization that focuses on Resource, Environment and Development issues.
An important force in the effort to save our Tropical Forests. Supported
by many other Environmental Groups and Organizations. A good material
and information source.
The Trust for Public Land
116 New Montgomery Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105-9719
Web Site: http://www.tpl.org
Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public Land is the only national
nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and
well-being. TPL helps conserve land for recreation and spiritual
nourishment and to improve the health and quality of life of American
The National Arbor Day Foundation
100 Arbor Avenue
Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410
Web Site: http://www.arborday.org
Their Mission is to help people plant and care for trees and
encourage the celebration of Arbor Day to advance Global Environmental
Stewardship for the benefit of this and future generations.
P.O. Box 3720
Washington, DC 20007 USA
Web Site: http://www.greenpeace.org
A very active International Organization
concerned with all "Rights" Issues...but mainly concentrating
their efforts on Animal & Environmental Rights. Believes that firm
resolve and personal intervention are very important in stopping the many
crimes against Nature, Animals and People.
Earth Day Network
Web Site: http://www.earthday.net
Earth Day Network is the nonprofit coordinating body of worldwide
Earth Day activities. Their goal is to promote a healthy environment and a
peaceful, just, sustainable world by spreading environmental awareness
through educational materials and publications, and by organizing
events, activities, and annual campaigns. Their network includes more than
5,000 organizations in 184 countries
Web Site: http://envirolink.netforchange.com
Network for change is currently developing this website in
partnership with the EnviroLink Network and The Animal Concerns
Community as a comprehensive resource for individuals, organizations and
businesses working for social and environmental change
Children's Environmental Health
Web Site: http://www.cehn.org
Safeguards children from toxic chemicals in food, air and water.
Grassroots Recycling Network
Web Site: http://www.grrn.org
Works to hold corporations accountable from the waste their products
create and advocates for public policies that lead to recycling and
reduction of packaging.
Indigenous Environmental network
Web Site: http://www.ienearth.org
Association of grass roots activists from indigenous tribes works for
the protection of Mother Earth through traditional and natural methods.
Protects the earth from contamination by maintaining the teachings and
laws of indigenous peoples.
International Rivers Network
Web Site: http://www.irn.org
Organization working to preserve and restore the world's rivers. With
campaigns, programs, research, publications and links to related
resources. Works to stop environmental and human rights abuses caused by
dams and other river intervention projects.
Native Forest Council
Web Site: http://www.forestcouncil.org
The Native Forest Council is the uncompromising leader in national
forest and watershed protection. With over 95% of our nation's forests
already cut. Protects all remaining public native forests and the
ecological and economic benefits these forests provide.
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Web Site: http://www.ofrf.org
Sponsors research relating to organic farming practices and educates
the public and policy makers about issues. Learn about grants and
events. Advocates for strong organic standards and sponsors research
that fosters the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming
Public Employees for Environmental
Web Site: http://www.peer.org
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a
private, non-profit organization that protects government employees who
protect our environment. Protects public employees who work as anonymous
activists for the environment and provides legal assistance to
Rural Advancement Foundation International
Web Site: http://www.rafi.org
Agricultural non-profit offers research, publications, and mailing
lists on plant patents and genetic engineering issues. Promotes
sustainable agriculture practices that strengthen family farms, protect
biodiversity and conserve environmental resources.
One Common Ground
Philipsburg, Montana 59858-9767
Web Site: http://www.vote-smart.org
Project Vote Smart researches 13,000
candidates from state legislature to President. They cover biographical
data, voting records, campaign finances, the performance evaluations
done by the 101 selfish interests that do them and we interview every
candidate for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, all
50 gubernatorial seats and every state legislative seat in the country,
through their National Political Awareness Test.
1601 N. Kent St #1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209-2105
Web Site: http://www.numbersusa.com
Non-partisan Organization for Responsible and Constructive
Center for Community Change
Web Site: http://www.communitychange.org
The Center for Community Change is committed to reducing poverty and
rebuilding low income communities. Helps low-income people build strong
organizations, so they can improve their communities and press for
Center for Third World Organization
Web Site: http://www.ctwo.org
The Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO, pronounced
"C-2") is a racial justice organization dedicated to building
a social justice movement led by people of color. Develops and
implements multiracial organizing strategies for justice.
Children's Defense Fund
25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Web Site: http://www.childrensdefense.org
mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to
No Child Behind and to ensure every child a Healthy
Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in
life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring
families and communities. Provides a strong, effective voice for
all children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak out for
First Nations Development Institute
Web Site: http://www.firstnations.org
Economic Empowerment For Indigenous Peoples. Mobilizes economic
development on Native American reservations through grants, research and
National Coalition for the Homeless
Web Site: http://nch.ari.net
The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national
advocacy network of homeless persons, activists, service providers, and
others committed to ending homelessness through public education, policy
advocacy, grassroots organizing, and technical assistance. Provides
affordable housing, employment opportunities, health care and other
initiatives to prevent and end homelessness.
Web Site: http://www.publicampaign.org
Public Campaign is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated
to sweeping reform that aims to dramatically reduce the role of special
interest money in America's elections and the influence of big
contributors in American politics. Works to reduce the role of
special-interest money in America's elections and the influence of big
contributors on politics.
Address 310 Eighth Street Suite 309
Oakland, California 94607
Web Site: http://www.sweatshopwatch.org
Sweatshop Watch is a coalition of labor, community, civil rights,
immigrant rights, women's, religious & student organizations, and
individuals committed to eliminating sweatshop conditions in the global
garment industry. Works to eliminate sweatshop conditions in the global
United for a Fair Economy
Web Site: http://www.ufenet.org
United for a Fair Economy was founded as a “movement
support” organization to provide media capacity, face-to-face economic
literacy education, and training resources to organizations and
individuals who work to address the widening income and asset gap in our
country. Inspires action to close the widening gap between the rich and
everyone else in the United States.
Web Site: http://www.youthbuild.org
YouthBuild is a comprehensive youth and
community development program as well as an alternative school.
YouthBuild, designed to run on a 12-month cycle, offers job training,
education, counseling, and leadership development opportunities to
unemployed and out-of-school young adults, ages 16-24, through the
construction and rehabilitation of affordable housing in their own
Habitat for Humanity
121 Habitat Street
Americus, Georgia 31709
Web Site: http://www.habitat.org
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational
Christian housing organization. We welcome all people to join us as we
build simple, decent, affordable,
houses in partnership with those in need of adequate shelter
Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM)
Web Site: http://www.wamm.org
Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM)
is an organization seeking to educate the general public regarding the
medical usefulness of Marijuana, and to insure that seriously ill
patients have access to a safe, natural supply of Marijuana to treat
their individual medical conditions as prescribed or recommended by
their physician, and to document the medical efficacy of Marijuana
through scientific observations.
Amazon Conservation Team
Web Site: http://www.ethnobotany.org
The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) is dedicated to pioneering new
conservative strategies by combining indigenous knowledge with Western
science to understand , document and preserve the biological and
cultural diversity of the Amazon.
American Friends Service Committee
Web Site: http://www.afsc.org
The American Friends Service Committee is a
Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are
committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Its work is
based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power
of love to overcome violence and injustice. Helps people around the
world achieve peace and social and economic justice through nonviolent
Doctors of the World
Web Site: http://www.doctorsoftheworld.org
Dedicated to improving the health and relieving the suffering of
vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad. Committed to
exposing and bearing witness to human rights violations where health is
at stake. Committed to developing approaches to the delivery of medical
care and public health that enhance respect for human dignity. Dedicated
to fulfilling the ideals of medicine by encouraging health professionals
to provide voluntary services to underserved populations.
International Development Exchange
827 Valencia Street, Suite 101
San Francisco, California 94110-1736
Web Site: http://www.idex.org
International Development Exchange (IDEX) is a social
change organization, challenging social and economic forces that
marginalize people worldwide. Provides financial resources
worldwide for community projects, education and international advocacy.
Freedom of Experience
American Civil Liberties Union
Web Site: http://www.aclu.org
Protects the basic civil liberties of all Americans and extends them
to groups that have traditionally been denied them.
Center for Campus Organizing
Web Site: http://www.cco.org
Supports social justice activism and investigative journalism on
Educators for Social Responsibility
Web Site: http://www.esrnational.org
Works to make social responsibility a core practice in education
through conflict resolution and democratic participation.
Independent Press Association
2390 Mission Street #201
San Francisco, California 94110-1836
Web Site: http://www.indypress.org
Promotes and supports independent publications committed to social
justice and a free press.
National Coalition Against Censorship
Web Site: http://www.ncac.org
Educates and advocates for freedom of expression and fights all forms
National Public Radio
Web Site: http://www.npr.org
Supports high-quality news and public affairs programming.
Web Site: http://www.rethinkingschools.org
Advocates reforming America's public schools to promote social
justice and quality education for all children.
1612 K Street NW
Washington DC 20006
Web Site: http://www.coopamerica.org
Common Dreams News Center
Web Site: http://www.commondreams.org
News & Views for the Progressive Community.
P.O. Box 570, Oak Park, IL 60303
Web Site: http://www.vegetariantimes.com
Not only a great publication for individuals
interested in the vegetarian way of life...but also a rich source of
nutritional & health information relating to diet in general.
Informative articles and delicious recipes.
The Mail Order Catalog
P.O. Box 180, Summertown, Tennessee 38483
Web Site: http://www.healthy-eating.com
Vegetarian Food, Cookbooks and Health Titles. Great Source for TVP.
The Mail Order Catalog is Published by The Farm (A fascinating story in
itself). It is also Free.
Web Site: http://www.gristmagazine.com
Self described as a "Beacon in the smog", The Daily Grist
is an E-Mail Pub published by Grist Magazine... which is a Project of
Earth Day Network Highly Recommended.