Resource Sites

Activist Sites

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Legislative Organizing

  • Public Citizen
    Founded by Nader, organizes on global, domestic consumer issues.
  • Legislative Hotnews
    A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. Features current news about legislation on progressive issues. Has a legislative action center.

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Education

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Alternative News and Media Outlets

  • The Progressive
    Website for The Progressive magazine, an alternative press dedicated to promoting a voice for peace and social justice in the U.S. and abroad. Some articles featured online.
  • FAIR
    Website for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting- a national media watch group that works to expose important but neglected news stories. Also features information and "how to's" on media activism.
  • Webactive.com
    Listen with Real Audio to alternative news programs such as:  Hightower radio, Pacifica Network News and Counterspin.
  • Alternative Press Center
    Links to hundreds of non-profit journals, magazines, and newspapers addressing social and environmental issues.
  • Alternative Radio
    Interesting list of speakers and their bios. Ordering information on audiotapes by various progressive speakers.
  • Independent Media Center
    A "network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate and passionate tellings of the truth."
  • Media Channel
    Largest database of media news, reports, articles, opinion pieces, and original articles; monitors, debates, and critiques media, promotes media freedom.
  • Media Education Foundation
    Produces videos on social and environmental issues.

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Anti-Discrimination Resources (Multiple Issue)

  • AAUP Project on Diversity & Affirmative Action in Higher Education
    American Association of University Professors- open to faculty, administrators, graduate students and the general public. Defender of academic freedom and tenure.
  • Anti-Defamation League
    A World of Difference Curriculum (updated) addresses most types of bias and diversity except physical appearance.
  • Speakers
    National non-profit agency for speakers and artists related to social and environmental justice issues.
  • The Multiracial Activist
    Social and civil liberties of biracial/multiracial individuals, families and transracial adoptees.

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Non-violence and Hate Crimes Resources (Multiple Issue)

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Diversity Resources (Multiple Issue)

  • Diversity Web
    Association of American Colleges, and Universities (AACU) site for diversity information.

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Anti-Racism Resources

  • Znet's Race Watch
    A plethora of articles and links which address issues of race and racism.>

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African-American Resources

  • NAACP
    The largest and strongest nationwide civil rights organization. Features the history of the organization and a voter empowerment page.
  • Congress on Racial Equality
    Major civil rights group. Works on issues such as racial equality, welfare reform, job discrimination and developing educational opportunities and positive role models for African-Americans.
  • Africana
    Comprehensive listing of African American resources including culture, education, activism, etc.
  • Black Radical Congress
    A social justice perspective. Organizing information and current campaigns.

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Asian/Pacific American Resources

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American Indian Resources

  • www.hanksville.org/NAresources
    A web index of resources on American Indians.
  • Native Web
    International, non-profit, education organization, over 3000 links to information by and about native and indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations.

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Jewish Resources

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Latino/a, Chicano/a Resources

  • National Council of La Raza
    Features press releases, links, information on various issues effecting Latino/as such as census, civil rights, economic mobility, farmworkers and immigration.
  • United Farm Workers
    Chicano labor activism. Features boycott information, e-mail actions, events, links and news.

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Arab Resources

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Women's Resources

  • Minnesota Women's Press
    Their mission is "to promote communication by, about and among women in ways that create community and are grounded in a transforming feminist worldview." Also features local employment opportunities and woman-friendly businesses.
  • Equality Now
    International human rights organization with action for civil, political, economic, and social rights for girls and women.
  • Feminist Majority
    Comprehensive website on feminism. Addresses student activism, women's health, global feminism and much more. Also has e-mail actions and feminist job listings.
  • American Association of University Women
    Works toward education and equality for women and girls. Addresses issues such as welfare, civil rights, sex discrimination, and pay inequity. Features an action center and information about grants and fellowships for women seeking higher education or battling sex discrimination.
  • Women's Studies/Women's Issues
    Good resource site. Links to web sites ranging from activism to women of color.
  • National Center for Curriculum Transformation Sources on Women
    Towson State University

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LGBT Resources

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Disability Rights Resources

  • www.disabilityhistory.org
    Features news, current events, links and a timeline of events in disability history.
  • www.ragged-edge-mag.com
    Magazine addressing disability rights issues. Topics range from assisted suicide to genetic discrimination.
  • www.disrights.org
    Features links, action alerts and FAQ about disability rights.
  • www.ncdj.org
    Addressing disability issues by people with disabilities.

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Physical Appearance Equality Resources

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Poverty and Class Issues

  • World Hunger
    Allows internet users to click on a button to provide free food to individuals suffering of hunger in over 74 countries worldwide.
  • One World
    Addesses issues of world poverty and inequality; publishes The New Internationalist.
  • Food First
    Organization that views food as a fundamental right- looks for solutions to poverty and hunger. Features an action center and resource library.
  • United for a Fair Economy
    Addresses the income and wealth gap in the U.S. and world.

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Resources for Challenging Corporations

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Global Justice/Peace Resources

  • Global Exchange
    Features information about international campaigns for peace and justice, a fair trade store, updates, actions, events and speaking tours.
  • World Policy Institute
    Policy research & advocacy on critical world problems.
  • School of the Americas Watch
    Addresses U.S. training of soldiers who participate in human rights violations.
  • One World
    Addresses issues of world poverty and inequality, publishes The New Internationalist.
  • Worldwatch Institute
    Public policy research organization on emerging global problems and trends & the complex links between the world economy and environmental support systems.
  • The National Labor Committee
    Information about Sweatshop abuse and Child Labor

    Women Against Military Madness
    A nonviolent feminist organization that works in solidarity with others to create a system of social equality, self-determination and justice through education and empowerment of women

    War Resister's League
    WRL centers its work on education and action. WRL is committed not only to eliminating war, but the causes of war-causes intricately linked to the violence that pervades our society.

    International A.N.S.W.E.R (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism)
    It calls for worldwide rallies against war and racism

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Environmental Resources

  • Worldwatch Institute
    Public policy research organization on emerging global problems and trends & links between world economy and environmental problems.
  • Emagazine
    Online magazine which addresses environmental issues.
  • Greenpeace

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Animal Rights Resources

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Food Safety

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Grantwriting Resources

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Congressional Contacts

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