Resources

Political Activism

21st Century Democrats
21st Century Democrats builds the Democratic farm team by electing progressive candidates to all levels of government.

                                        

Act for Change
ActForChange makes it easy for people to become online activists and speak out on behalf of progressive issues. By combining progressive news with opportunities for citizen action, ActForChange is a powerful and far-reaching catalyst for social change.

America Coming Together
ACT is the largest and most sophisticated voter mobilization project in American history. Unprecedented in scale and strategy, ACT is laying the groundwork for Democratic victories in the 17 states that will determine America’s future in the 2004 election.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Give John Kerry what he will need most as president: a Congress that will work with him and not against him.

The Democratic Party
Help take back America by electing John Kerry and Democrats in November.

Election Protection
In the last presidential election, millions of votes were never counted. Voters in minority communities were disproportionately disenfranchised through illegal disqualification, intimidation, and faulty voting machines. The nonpartisan Election Protection coalition needs you to stand up and defend voting rights on November 2.

John Kerry
John Kerry and John Edwards believe in a better, stronger America. America can do better, and help is on the way!

Meetup with Democrats
Meetup with other local Democrats to help us win in 2004!

Meetup with Republicans against Bush
Discuss the negative impact that President Bush has had on the US, the Republican Party, and what we can possibly do about it.

MoveOn.org
Taking grassroots activism to the next level, MoveOn builds electronic advocacy groups around such issues as campaign finance, environmental and energy, media consolidation, or the Iraq war. Once a group is assembled, MoveOn provides information and tools to help each individual have the greatest possible impact.

SpeakOut
The place where you can make a difference.

The Truth About George
As long as Bush and his cronies continue demolishing our rights, TheTruthAboutGeorge.com will be here.

Voter Punch
A nonpartisan database of Congressional voting records from a progressive perspective.

Wellstone Action
A non-profit organization dedicated to continuing Paul and Sheila Wellstone’s fight for economic justice and progressive social change.

Human Rights
American Association of Retired Persons
AARP is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership organization for people over 50.

                                        

American Civil Liberties Union
Our nation’s guardian of liberty

Amnesty International
A worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.

Human Rights Campaign
Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equal rights.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Making democracy work since 1909.

National Organization for Women
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.

Environmental Causes
Bush Greenwatch
Provides accurate and timely information on the Bush Administration’s assault on our environment and public health.

Defenders of Wildlife
Dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.

                                        

Environmental Defense
Fighting to protect human health, restore our oceans and ecosystems, and curb global warming.

League of Conservation Voters
The political voice of the national environmental movement and the only organization devoted full-time to shaping a pro-environment Congress and White House.

National Resources Defense Council
Using law, science, and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

The Nature Conservancy
Saving the last great places on Earth..

                                        

Oceana
Restoring and protecting the world’s oceans through policy advocacy, science, law, and public education.

Sierra Club
Inspired by nature, working together to protect our communities and the planet.

Union of Concerned Scientists
A nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens augmenting rigorous scientific analysis with innovative thinking and committed citizen advocacy to build a cleaner, healthier envirnment and a safer world.

Wildlife Conservation Society
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild lands through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks.

Agribusiness
Agribusiness Accountability Initiative
A growing international network of academics, activists, and food system experts who recognize that corporate concentration and vertical integration among transnational agro-food companies threaten the sustainability of the most important industry on earth — the global food system.

Corporate Agribusiness Research Project
Established to monitor corporate agribusiness from a public interest perspective through awareness, education, and action while at the same time advocating the importance of building alternative, democratically controlled food systems.

GRACE Factory Farm Project
Their goal is to eliminate factory farming in favor of a sustainable food production system that is healthful and humane, economically viable and ecologically sound.

Planetor
An environmental and economic farm planning tool recently developed by the Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota. This computer program was designed to evaluate the environmental and economic impact of alternative tillage, fertilizer, pesticide, and livestock management systems.

The Sierra Club Campaign Against Factory Farms
The Sierra Club’s campaign to protect America’s water from factory farms is committed to keeping factory farm pollution out of America’s drinking water, lakes, and rivers, and eliminating the threats that CAFOs pose to our public health and rural heritage.

Information Resources
Misleader.org
A daily chronicle of Bush Administration distortion.

The Center for Public Integrity
Investigative journalism in the public interest.

Transnationale.org
Online directory of which corporations own which product brands, and the economic, environmental, and human rights problems those corporations have created.

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