- Campus Activism
A clearinghouse website that networks student activist groups.
- Rethinking Schools
An activist publication, with articles written by and for teachers, parents, and students
- Roosevelt Institution
A non-profit, non-partisan national network of campus-based student think tanks. Its members conduct policy research on the pressing political issues facing our world, from environmental protection to equality under the law to trade and taxes
- Student Environmental Activism Coalition (SEAC)
- Student Action for Change
Dedicated to connecting, challenging, and supporting college and university students in community work, activism, leadership, and civic growth. Here you will find practical information, ideas, and resources, as well as a forum for sharing ideas.
- Student Peace Action Network
Working together with a vision for a just society in which generations of representative leaders understand their power and engage and empower diverse communities to create social change.
International student movement fighting for sweatshop free labor conditions and workers' rights
HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
- The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (Van Jones)
- Human Rights Watch
Nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to the protection of human rights worldwide; investigates and exposes human rights violations and holds abusers accountable.
- ACLU Action Center
- Amnesty International
International organization campaigning for human rights. Engaged in research and action focused on preventing and ending physical and mental abuse, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination.
- Electronic Fontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation was founded to promote and extend the concept of civil liberties to on-line communications.
Demanding Human Rights for Women and Families Around the World.
- Global Exchange
- World Organization for Human Rights USA
- Derechos Human Rights
- National Labor Committe
- Anti-Defemation League
To stop the defamation of the Jewish peopleâ€¦to secure justice and fair treament to all.
- International Action Center
Information, activism, and resistance to US militarism, war and corporate greed, linking with struggles against racism and oppression within the United States.
- Human Rights First
Human Rights First protects people at risk: refugees who flee persecution, victims of crimes against humanity or other mass human rights violations, victims of discrimination, those whose rights are eroded in the name of national security, and human rights advocates who are targeted for defending the rights of others.
- Rainbow PUSH Coalition
The RainbowPUSH Coalition is a progressive organization fighting for social change. As a mighty coalition of conscience; workers, women and people of color have the power to make the American Dream a Reality!
- Gender Public Advocacy Coalition
The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition works to ensure that classrooms, communities, and workplaces are safe for everyone to learn, grow, and succeed - whether or not they meet expectations for masculinity and femininity.
Improving the lives of working families, to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation.
Demos works with advocates and policymakers around the country in pursuit of four overarching goals
- Friends Committee on National Legislation
The largest peace lobby in Washington D.C., advocating social and economic justice, peace, and good government.
- Color of Change
Empowering our members, Black Americans and our allies to make government more responsive to the concerns of Black Americans and to bring about positive political and social change for everyone
- Dolores Huerta Foundation
Inspiring and motivating people to organize sustainable communities to attain political and social justice.
- The National PIRGS
Taking on powerful interests on behalf of the American public.
- California Council of Churches
The Council is a leading voice in representing the theological diversity in the mainstream and progressive communities of faith.
- Progressive Christians
Committed to equipping individuals and congregations for the work of transforming society through the radically inclusive gospel of Jesus Christ.
- Progressive Jewish Alliance
Educates, advocates and organizes on issues of peace, equality, diversity and justice, as a progressive voice in the Jewish community and a Jewish voice in the progressive community.
- The Sierra Club
- The Sierra Club Action Center
- Find your local Sierra Club
- Student Peace Action Network
- Green for All (Van Jones)
- National Wildlife Federation
- Amazon Watch, USA
Amazon Watch works with indigenous and environmental organizations in the Amazon Basin to defend the environment and advance indigenous peoples' rights in the face of large-scale industrial development-oil & gas pipelines, power lines, roads, and other mega-projects.
- The Centery for the New American Dream
The Center for a New American Dream helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice.
- The Nature Conservancy
- Sustainable South Bronx
SSBx addresses land-use, energy, transportation, water & waste policy, and
education to advance the environmental and economic rebirth of the South
Bronx, and inspire solutions in areas like it across the nation and around
- Clearwater: Hudson River Sloop
Clearwater conducts environmental education, advocacy programs and celebrations. The nucleus of the activities is to protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and related water bodies, and to create public awareness of the estuaryâ€™s complex relationship with the coastal zone.
Unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.
- Hip Hop Caucus
Through the Hip Hop Caucus we are challenging the demonization of a generation and culture by creating a space for young people to speak up to discuss and debate a new vision of a society and a government that works for all of us.
- Young Progressive Majority
- Ava's Army
A blogging and networking site with the goal to inform and empower young people
- Campaign for America's Future
Forging the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be.
- Center for Progressive Leadership
A national political training institute that develops diverse leaders who can effectively advance progressive political and policy change.
- Center for Community Change
Connects and mobilizes grassroots groups to enhance their leadership, voice and power.
- Progress Now
Providing a strong, credible voice in advancing progressive solutions to critical community problems.
- Progressive Democrats of America
Building a party and government controlled by citizens, not corporate elites with policies that serve the broad public interest, not just private interests.
- The Ruckus Society
Providing instruction on the application of tactical and strategic tools to a growing number of organizations and individuals from around the world in skill shares and trainings that are designed to move a campaign forward.
Offers opportunities for adults of all ages to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.
- Drinking Liberally
An informal, inclusive progressive social group to share ideas while you share a pitcher.
- Generational Alliance
A national collaborative network bridging organizations across sectors and issues to build a long-term, strategic and integrated youth civic engagement field.
STILL NOT SURE WHERE TO START?
- Party for a Purpose
A free user-generated event portal and community for the listing of every charitable and purposeful event in the country, the site allows anyone to easily post, create and explore event information promote purposeful activities, send customized event invitations all for free, all the time.