Get Involved!

from Rolling Stone (http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/resources)

GET INVOLVED LINKS

Uncle Sam Wants You Illustration

Human Rights

www.hrc.org
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation: All families deserve protection

www.glaad.org
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation: Fair, accurate and inclusive representation

www.naacp.org
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: 94 Years of Making Democracy Work

www.oxfam.org
Oxfam International: finding lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice

www.cesr.org
Center for Economic and Social Rights: Social Justice through Human Rights

schr.org
Southern Center for Human Rights: Fighting discrimination against people of color, the poor and the disadvantaged in the criminal justice systems in the South.

www.hrw.org
Human Rights Watch: Defending human rights

www.amnesty.org
Amnesty International: Working to protect human rights worldwide

www.aranet.org
Anti-Racist Action: Stopping racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of bigotry from harming communities

www.unitedhumanrights.org
United Human Rights Council

Research

www.brookings.org
Independent Research Shaping the Future

www.truthout.org
Get the full story

www.americanprogress.org
Progressive-minded think tank

www.bicusa.org/bicusa/index.php
Bank Information Center: amplifying local voices to democratize development

www.brettonwoodsproject.org
Keep an eye on the World Bank

www.ifiwatchnet.org
Getting to know the World Bank

www.clasp.org
Center For Law and Social Policy: helping out low-income families

www.ashoka.org
Developing social entrepreneurship around the world

www.indymedia.org
What else are they not telling you?

www.airamericaradio.com
Air America: hear Al Franken, Chuck D, Janeane Garofalo lobby for the left

www.workingforchange.com
Online journal of progressive news and opinions published by Working Assets

www.alternet.org
Independent news devoted to topics of global importance

mediastudy.com
Critical media studies: Provides resource links for conducting critical research in media studies and American studies

www.thenation.com
Progressive magazine providing unconventional wisdom since 1865

www.costofwar.com
Running total of the amount of money spent by the U.S. Government to finance the war in Iraq

www.voterpunch.org
Progressive Punch: Searchable database of Congressional voting records

Political Activism

www.moveon.org
Democracy in Action: Bringing ordinary people back to politics

www.rockthevote.org
Empowering young people to change their world

www.vote-smart.org
Dedicated to serving all Americans with accurate and unbiased information for electoral decision-making

www.michaelmoore.com
Michael Moore’s web site

www.axisofjustice.org
Tom Morello’s activism site

www.punkvoter.com
Fat Mike of NOFX’s political activism site

www.alfrankenweb.com
A fair and balanced look at the Right

www.teachingforchange.org
Building social justice, starting in the classroom

www.votenader.org
Why Ralph? Find out.

www.ourfuture.org
Take back America: campaign for our future

www.pih.org
Partners in Health: providing health care for the poor

www.grassrootsonline.org
Grassroots International offers grants fostering social change

www.ariannaonline.com
Arianna Huffington’s site

www.truemajority.com
Voice your opinion on the issues you care about

www.pfaw.org
People for the American Way: Taking action to defend democracy

www.notinourname.net
Pledge of Resistance: Building, strengthening an expanding resistance to stop the U.S. Government’s course of war and repression

www.unitedforpeace.org
Coalition of more than 750 local and national groups joined together to oppose the U.S. Government’s policy of warfare

www.newdemocracyproject.org
Seeks to provide policymakers and the public with thoughtful solutions that promote democratic participation, economic fairness and social justice

democracymatters.org
Getting private money out of politics and people back in

www.indyvoter.com
League of Independent Voters: Revolutionizing democracy

www.musicforamerica.org
Music and other social causes: Working to turn out this generation at the polls

www.americanprogress.org
Center for American Progress: Progressive ideas for a strong, just and free America

Drug War

www.drugpolicy.org
Reason. Compassion. Justice. Let’s put an end to the “war” on drugs

www.norml.org
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

stopthedrugwar.org
Drug Reform Coordination Network: Working for reform of U.S. drug laws

www.csdp.org
Common Sense for Drug Policy

www.mapinc.org
Media Awareness Project: Worldwide network dedicated to drug policy reform

www.drugsense.org
Drug Policy Reform: Drug Sense means education

www.pdfa.net
Partnership for Drug Policy Facts and Alternatives

www.november.org
November Coalition: Educating the public about the destructive increase in prison population in the U.S. due to current drug laws

www.drugwarfacts.org
Get the facts

www.ssdp.org
Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Gun Control

www.nrablacklist.com
Join Jerry Seinfeld, Britney Spears, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and others

www.stopthenra.com
Help stop the NRA from shielding gun dealers who arm criminals

www.bradycampaign.org
Sensible Gun Laws Save Lives

www.csgv.org
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence: Organizing for progressive gun laws since 1974

www.lcav.org
Legal Community Against Violence: Educating communities about federal, state and local regulations

www.millionmommarch.com
United with the Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence

Youth

www.youthnoise.com
A smart site where teenagers discuss ethical and political issues and find out about opportunities for activism and volunteer jobs

www.campusprogress.com
Progressive youth organizers who provide advocacy training, grants for school publications and support for academic freedom, environmentalism and affordable education

www.advocatesforyouth.org
Informs young people about sexual health issues

www.youthactivism.com
Youth Activism Project: Encouraging young people to speak up and pursue lasting solutions to problems

www.youthventure.org
Non-profit organization that provides young people ages twelve to twenty the tools necessary to create civic-minded organizations, clubs or businesses

www.crin.org
Child Rights Information Network: All children are born with fundamental freedoms and the inherent rights of all human beings

www.protect.org
National Association to Protect Children: Pro-child, anti-crime

www.takingitglobal.org
Inspire. Inform. Involve.

Women

www.now.org
National Organization for Women: the largest feminist group in the country

www.codepink4peace.org
Women led grassroots movement for social justice and peace

www.choiceusa.org
Leading pro choice site

www.about-face.org
Promoting positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds

www.naral.org
NARAL Pro-Choice America: Mobilizing pro-choice supporters to achieve better access to more effective contraceptives and other reproductive health care information

www.rainn.org
Rape Abuse Incest National Network: The nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization

www.feminist.com
Consciousness-raising portal of resources that supports women’s equality, self-empowerment, wellness and safety

www.feminist.org
Feminist Majority Foundation: Breaking news and feminism

www.nwaforchange.org
National Women’s Alliance: Working to improve the lives of women and girls of color

Civil Liberties

www.aclu.org
The American Civil Liberties Union: Defending the Bill of Rights

www.plannedparenthood.org
The world’s largest and most trusted voluntary reproductive health care organization

www.uniteunion.org
A union fighting for working people

www.ifex.org
International Freedom of Expression eXchange

www.cpj.org
Committee to Protect Journalists: Dedicated to the global defense of press freedom

www.afj.org
Alliance For Justice: Advancing the cause of justice for all Americans

www.bordc.org
Bill Of Rights Defense Committee

www.cnss.org
Center for National Security Studies: Protecting civil liberties and human rights

Environment

www.nrdc.org
The National Resources Defense Council: The Earth’s Best Defense

www.sierraclub.org
Explore, enjoy and protect the planet

www.aceee.org
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

www.afdc.doe.gov
The Alternative Fuels Data Center

www.ciel.org/
Center for International Environmental Law: Solving environmental problems, legally

www.greenpeace.org
Save the planet

www.usgbc.org
U.S. Green Building Council: engineering with responsibility

www.seac.org
Student Environmental Action Coalition: Uprooting environmental injustices through action and education

www.epa.gov
Environmental Protection Agency: Protecting human health and the environment

www.bark-out.org
Protecting national forests from eradication

www.cascadiaforestalliance.org
Working to inspire non-violent, grassroots involvement in regional forest protection

www.gracelinks.org
Global Resource Action Center for the Environment

www.ran.org
Rainforest Action Network: Protecting tropical rainforests

www.sustlife.com
What you need to live a healthier, more socially and environmentally sustainable life

Latin America

www.nclr.org
National Council of LA Raza: Making a difference for Hispanic Americans

www.chci.org
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: developing the next generation of Latino leaders

www.maldef.org
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational fund: advocate for Latino rights

www.nacla.org
North American Congress on Latin America: Providing information on political, social and economic issues in the Americas

www.mexicosolidarity.org
Mexico Solidarity Network: Coalition for human rights, economic justice and democracy in the U.S. and Mexico

Consumer

www.consumersunion.org
Know what you’re buying, before you buy

www.citizen.org
Public Citizen: advocating consumer rights

www.cpsc.gov
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

www.consumerwatchdog.org
Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR): Activism to advance and protect the interests of consumers and taxpayers

www.faireconomy.org
United for a Fair Economy: Inspiring action to close the economic divide

www.ftc.gov
Federal Trade Commission: For the consumer

www.consumer.gov
FirstGov for Consumers: Your resource for consumer information from the federal government

www.consumerfed.org
Consumer Federation of America: The consumer resource for consumer information

www.digitalconsumer.org
Protecting fair-use rights in the digital world

www.naca.net
National Association of Consumer Advocates: Promoting justice for consumers

www.natlconsumersleague.org
National Consumers League: Advancing economic and social interests of consumers and workers

Miscellaneous

www.au.org
Americans United for Separation of Church and State

www.cuadp.org
Citizens United for Alternatives to the Death Penalty: Working to end the death penalty in the U.S.

www.nuclearpolicy.org
Nuclear Policy Research Institute: Creating consensus for a nuclear free future

www.nationalpriorities.org
National Priorities Project: Offering citizens and community groups resources to shape federal budget and policy priorities that promote social and economic justice

www.futureofmusic.org
Future of Music Coalition: Educating musicians and the public about issues shaping the debate in music/technology space

www.cdt.org
Center for Democracy and Technology: Promote democratic values and constitutional liberties

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