Activism

"Be the change you want to see in The World"...  Gandhi


Circle of Life

Activism is Patriotism

Save Biogems

One of the Main Purposes of SELF Expressions Unlimited is to help Create a Media and Means for Individuals who want to get involved in Positive and Constructive Activities. They can do so... either through SEU or other Groups and/or Organizations.

While there are literally thousands of Good to Great Organizations out there... we have selected a few "Favorites" which we feel are the best. 

Many other Organizations are listed in The  Directory of Activist Organizations and The Directory of Government Organizations.



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.

 

Earth Island Institute
300 Broadway, Ste. 28, San Francisco, CA 94133-3312
Web Site:
http://www.earthisland.org

Earth Island Institute (EII), founded in 1982 by veteran environmentalist David Brower, fosters the efforts of creative individuals by providing organizational support in developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment. EII provides activists the freedom to develop program ideas, supported by services to help them pursue those ideas, with a minimum of bureaucracy.

 

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.

 

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 Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, Virginia  22203
Web Site: 
http://www.tnc.org

The missions of the Nature Conservancy is to preserve plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

 

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.

 

Greenpeace
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

 

Common Cause
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.

 

Public Citizen
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 Finance Reform.

 

CITIZEN WORKS
P.O. Box 18478, Washington, D.C.  20077-5815
Web Site: 
http://www.citizenworks.org

CITIZEN WORKS is a new organization that recruits and trains citizen activists in ever-increasing numbers, directs them to focused action campaigns as well as novel synergies with existing efforts, and institutes simple mechanisms for banding activists together.

 


Publications

 

Vegetarian Times
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.

 

Grist Magazine
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.

 

 

Obviously, there are many other Organizations that should be on this list. It is by no means meant to be comprehensive. It is, though, a great place to start!

If you have any Suggestions for Additions to this list... please send them in for Review.

 

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