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American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio
  The American Civil Liberties Union aids in maintaining and extending constitutional and other fundamental rights, liberties, privileges, and immunities.
Central Ohio Group of the Sierra Club
America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization works to protect our communities and the planet. Check the National Sierra Club site for a listing of other local chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Central Ohioans For Peace
  Dedicated to bringing together people who believe in using nonviolent methods to build and sustain a peaceful world.

Central Ohio Relocalization Effort (CORE)

The Relocalization Network supports Local Post Carbon Groups as they work to develop and implement the strategy of Relocalization in their communities. 
Citizen's Grassroots Congress
  The mission of the Citizens Grassroots Congress is to engender a vision for Central Ohio based on the values of nonviolence, diversity, grassroots democracy, social justice, responsibility, and ecological wisdom, and to realize that vision through networking and education.
Code Pink: Columbus, OH Branch
  Code Pink calls on women around the world to rise up and oppose the war in Iraq. This organization is comprised of women who are outraged at this war, and who are willing to be outrageous for peace!
The Columbus Free Press
  Columbus's oldest underground newspaper, dating back to October 1970.
Columbus NOW
  The Columbus chapter of the National Organization for Women conducts consciousness-raising groups, actions on violence against women, improving employment, securing and maintaining women's right to choose, improving education and health care for women (including a campaign to legalize the work of midwives), and many other emerging women's issues.
Democracy Ohio
  A compendium of articles and reviews focusing on Ohio politics and democracy.
Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio
  A progressive activist organization made up of people who desire social, economic, and political justice and work to achieve these ends.
Independent Voters of Ohio
  A resource for independent and third party voters on candidates, issues, and events around Ohio.
Ohio Citizen Action
  Ohio Citizen Action is an environmental organization that finds practical ways for members to make the most of whatever time they can spare: signing petitions, writing letters, making phone calls, talking to neighbors, or speaking out at community meetings.
Students for Freethought
  A student organization at The Ohio State University dedicated to promoting and practicing the open, rational, and scientific examination of the universe and our place in it. SFFOSU also seeks to demonstrate, by argument and action, that it is possible to lead a good and meaningful life without religion, and that ethics and morality can be meaningfully based on rational and humanistic ideals and values.
  A guide to vegan and vegetarian eating in Ohio. Choose a category and region from the drop down box to locate vegan/vegetarian restaurants, groceries and organizations.

Regional Organizations

Activists United of Kenyon College
  A group at Kenyon College in Gambier Ohio dedicated to bringing activists together. "While fighting our own battles, we also seek to unite and support all activist groups at Kenyon College."
American Friends Service Committee (Dayton branch)
  The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC's work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures.
Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center
  A Cincinnati-based coalition of faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. The Center addresses local, national and international concerns focusing on economic justice, women's issues, human rights, racial equality, peace and the environment.
Legalize Islam
  World News, from an Islamic Point-of-view. Legalize Islam is a weekly radio program from WSRN 91.5 FM, Swarthmore College Radio The program airs: Mondays 7-8pm EST and is LIVE on the internet.
Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee
  A Northeast Ohio peace and social justice organization. The Committee's Africa Initiative Program and Economic Justice and Empowerment Program work toward these goals.
Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition
  The Northeast Ohio Anti-War Coalition (NOAC) is an umbrella coalition focused on stopping pre-emptive, unjust and illegal wars as an instrument of US foreign policy. It seeks to bring together a broad number of people and individuals for the purpose of organizing mass, visible events of a peaceful character.
Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
  Our goal is to increase safety in Ohio in regards to firearms. We educate about gun homicides, suicides, and unintentional deaths and injuries. The Coalition supports and encourages local, state and federal legislation to reduce the accessibility of firearms in our communities and families.
Ohio Forum
  The Ohio FORUM is a nonprofit organization of community activists with a wide range of issue areas and journalists working to communicate ideas to the public and stimulate policy debate by tapping into the power of the media.
Ohio Working Group on Latin America
  Individuals from all over the state of Ohio who are concerned about U.S. involvement and U.S. Policies in Latin America. Meetings are centrally located in either Columbus, Wooster, or Bowling Green, Ohio.
Portage Community Peace Coalition
  A forum and information service for people in the Portage County/Kent Ohio area concerned about or opposed to United States military action against the people of Iraq.
Progressive Cincinnati
  Cincinnati site offering news, commentary and original content from a liberal/progressive perspective.
September 11 Coalition
  Dayton activists organizing a non-violent weekly anti-war protest in downtown Dayton. The Coalition sponsors events open to anyone who wants to demonstrate in a non-violent protest.
Windy City Watch
A progressive source of articles and headlines for Chicago, Illinois and northwest Indiana.

National / International Organizations

AFL-CIO Working Families Advocacy Projects
  You're more powerful than you think, especially when you join together with tens of thousands of others and make your voice heard. The Working Families e-Activist Network is one way you can do that. As a network subscriber you receive occasional action alerts when your voice is needed. With one click you can send a fax or e-mail to a key decision maker in Congress, at the White House or an employer who isn't respecting the rights of workers.
American Friends Service Committee
  A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
Center for Constitutional Rights
  Founded by attorneys whose legal work representing civil rights activists in Mississippi convinced them of the need for a privately funded legal center to undertake litigation on behalf of popular movements for social justice.
Cities For Peace
  A national coalition of local officials and concerned citizens working to express the will of their communities through civic resolutions regarding the proposed war in Iraq.
Democracy Now!
  A national, listener-sponsored public radio and TV show, committed to bringing the voices of the marginalized to the airwaves on issues ranging from the global to the local.
Democratic Underground
  Founded on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2001, to protest the illegitimate presidency of George W. Bush and to provide a resource for the exchange and dissemination of liberal and progressive ideas. The DU links directory contains thousands of links to progressive websites.
Electronic Iraq
  A news portal on the US-Iraq crisis published by veteran antiwar campaigners Voices in the Wilderness and Middle East supplementary news publishers, the Electronic Intifada.
Green Party Peace Page
  A confederation of state Green parties committed to environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice, grassroots organizing, and renewing democracy without the support of corporate donors.
Green Peace
  A global nonprofit organization that focuses on the the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet's biodiversity and environment.
International Answer
  A project that seeks to educate the people of the U.S. about the growing dangers of war, increasing incidents of racial profiling by the U.S. government, and growing encroachments to civil liberties and civil rights within the U.S.
Move On
  An organization working to bring ordinary people back into politics by supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice.
National Network to End the War Against Iraq
  A nationwide coalition of over 140 peace and justice, student and faith-based organizations united to work for a common cause: ending the war being waged against the people of Iraq.
Not In Our Name
  A national project that proposes ways to strengthen and expand resistance to the U.S. government's course in the wake of September 11, 2001 and the War on Terrorism.
  Founded in 1971, Sojourners is a Christian ministry whose mission is to proclaim and practice the biblical call to integrate spiritual renewal and social justice.
Take Back The Media
  A cooperative project advocating non-violent action to bring back responsibility to the corporate media. See also Bush Is Not A Nazi, an interesting and informative Flash commentary on Bush and Hitler.
Win Without War
  A coalition of national organizations representing broad constituencies that aim to Keep America Safe by advocating alternatives to preemptive war in Iraq.
The World Can't Wait
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