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Top : Grassroots : Activist Resources


  • Critical Path AIDS Project — A gateway site for AIDS treatment activists, relating to treatment, research and access issues for HIV/AIDS drugs.
  • Environmental Background Information Center — A non-profit organization that provides free corporate research and strategic assistance to members of the public who are interested in getting involved in local environmental issues. Site contains tips on using corporate information and shareholder tactics that can be used by any organization
  • If Not Now — Provides email-your-Congressmember letters on many progressive issues from groups such as Sierra Club, Common Cause, Planned Parenthood. Also has follow-up results, Congressional votes and issue updates
  • Independent Sector — INDEPENDENT SECTOR is a national Leadership forum to encourage philanthropy, volunteering, not-for-profit initiative and citizen action
  • Macrocosm USA — Nonprofit clearinghouse for progressives, specializing in environmental, justice, health and peace issues
  • National Peoples Campaign — "Devoted to informing and educating activists and interested individuals around different social justice struggles"
  • ONE/Northwest Activist Toolkit — A good set of how-tos on using the Internet and other electronic resources for political activism, from a company that provides consulting services for environmental groups
  • Petition Online — Provides free hosting of public petitions for responsible public advocacy
  • The Democracy Center — A training center for nonprofit advocates worldwide and publisher of "The Initiative Cookbook"
  • The Internet Nonprofit Center — Information for and about nonprofit organizations, primarily in the United States. Includes news, FAQs, a nonprofit locator database, plus links to other resources
  • USADemocracy.com — Free service which allows its members to proactively notify their representatives in Congress by placing their votes on pending legislation
  • VIS Database — Congressional Database for PCs, contains votes data, members' contact info, advocacy groups ratings.
  • VoxCap.com — The online community site where people can take action around issues they care about
  • Who Cares — Website for a magazine that "publishes information to help people create, grow, and manage organizations for the benefit of the common good." Some articles online

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