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Alphabetical List of Programs and Organizations Working to End Violence and Promote
Peace Around the World

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Alliance for Transforming the Lives of Children works to champion a culture of compassionate individuals, families, and communities who have fun with, learn from, and responsively and lovingly interact with children. We accomplish this by providing guidance about consciously conceiving, birthing, and nurturing children.
901 Preston Ave, Suite 400
Charlottesville, VA 22903
USA
Tel: +1-206-666-4301
Website: http://www.atlc.org/

American Institute On Domestic Violence works to assist battered women in the workplace and to raise awareness in the business community regarding domestic violence as a workplace issue.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
USA
Tel: +1-928-453-9015
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.aidv-usa.com/

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
1 Easton Street
London WC1X 0DW
Tel: + 44 020 7413 5507
Tel: + 44 020 7413 5814
Fax: + 44 020 7956 1157
Website: http://www.amnesty.org/

The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence is a national network of advocates; community members; professionals from health, mental health, law, education, and social services; survivors; scholars; researchers; and activists from public policy, community organizations, youth programs, immigrants’ rights networks, communities of color, women’s groups, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender communities, and other social justice organizations.
450 Sutter Street Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: +1-415-954-9988 ext. 315
Fax: +1-415-954-9999
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.apiahf.org/apidvinstitute

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is a coalition of individuals and organizations which aims to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities.
P.O. Box 120108
Boston, MA 02112
USA
Tel: +1- 617-338-2350
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.atask.org

The Association for Pre- & Perinatal Psychology and Health is a forum for individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines interested in psychological dimensions of prenatal and perinatal experiences. Typically, this includes childbirth educators, birth assistants, doulas, midwives, obstetricians, nurses, social workers, perinatologists, pediatricians, psychologists, counselors, researchers, and teachers at all levels.
P.O. Box 1398, Forestville, CA 95436
USA
Tel: +1-707-887-2838
Website: http://www.birthpsychology.com/

Association for Global New Thought envisions planetary transformation based on the conviction that there are universal spiritual truths which represent the emerging spiritual paradigm for the new millennium. The principles of universal spirituality are a statement of this paradigm and the essence of New Thought. They reflect the core teachings of the world's great spiritual traditions.
1815 Garden Streeet
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
USA
Tel: +1-805-563-7343
Fax: +1-805-563-7344
Website: http://www.agnt.org/

Auburn Theological Seminary is a dynamic educational institution, a "seminary without borders," whose programs are rooted in New York City but extend far beyond.
3041 Broadway
New York, New York 10027
USA
Tel: +1-212-662-4315
Website: http://www.auburnsem.org/

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Benetvision a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, PA providing research and resources for contemporary spirituality.
355 East Ninth Street
Erie, PA 16503-1107
Tel: +1-814-459-5994
Fax: +1-814-459-8066
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.benetvision.org

The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute is a diverse group of people concerned about the issues of domestic violence in families and in all human relationships and the response of the Black Church.
2740 Greenbriar Pkwy., Suite 256
Atlanta, GA 30331
USA
Tel: +1-770-909-0715
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bcdvi.org

Breakthrough is an international non-profit organization that uses education and popular culture to promote public awareness and dialogue about human rights and social justice. Encouragement for individuals and communities to get involved in promoting social harmony and building a culture of human rights.
India
C3/15 Safdarjung Dev't Area
New Delhi 110016
Tel: +91-11-2696-7040
Fax: +91-11-2696-7039
United States
34-36 85th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372 USA
Tel: +1-718-457-4300
Fax: +1-718-457-4307
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.breakthrough.tv

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Cafe Progressive is a progressive launchpad and a thriving independent and alternative community of progressive resources and ideas for teachers and educators, political activists, multicultural students and citizens.
Website: http://www.cafeprogressive.com/

Capacitar International works with communities affected by violence, poverty and trauma, uniting people across borders in solidarity, understanding and reconciliation. They teach simple wellness practices that lead to healing, wholeness and peace in the individual and in the world.
212 Laurel St. #210
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
USA
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.capacitar.org

The Center for Non-Violent Communication is a global organization whose vision is a world where all people are getting their needs met and resolving their conflicts peacefully.
2428 Foothill Boulevard, Suite E
La Crescenta, CA 91214
USA
Tel: +1-818-957-9393
Fax: +1-818-957-1424
Website: http://www.cnvc.org/

The Center for Partnership Studies is nonprofit research and educational organization that promotes partnership as a way of life based on harmony with nature, nonviolence, and gender, racial, and economic equity.
P.O. Box 51936
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
USA
Tel: +1-831-626-1004
Fax: +1-831-626-3734
Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.partnershipway.org

The Center for Teen Empowerment works to realize the potential of inner-city youth to build healthier and safer communities and schools. Teen Empowerment hires and trains urban youth, including at risk youth, to be community organizers. Our programs are based on the belief that urban youth represent a valuable, untapped resource and can significantly contribute to the rejuvenation of neighborhoods and local institutions.
48 Rutland Street
Boston, MA 02118
Tel: +1-617-536-4266 x.304
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.teenempowerment.org

Center for Women's Global Leadership develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.
Center for Women's Global Leadership
Douglass College, Rutgers
The State University of New Jersey
160 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8555 USA
Tel: +1-732-932-8782
Fax: +1-732-932-1180
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu

Child Development Media was established to bring parents, educators and others in the field high quality materials to enrich, enhance, and strengthen education and training.
5632 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 286
Van Nuys, CA 91401
USA
Tel:+1-800-405-8942
Fax: +1818-989-7826
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.childdevmedia.com/

Children Now uses resources and mass communications to make the well-being of children a top priority in the US.
1212 Broadway, 5th Floor
Oakland CA 94612
USA
Tel: +1-510-763-2444
Fax: +1-510-763-1974
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.childrennow.org

The Child Trauma Academy mission is to help improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children and their families. CTA works to improve the systems that educate, nurture, protect and enrich these children. CTA believes the most effective approach to systemic change is one that involves defining specific problems, and developing innovative, measurable, and replicable solutions -- within clinical practice, program development and public policy.
The ChildTrauma Academy
5161 San Felipe Suite 320
Houston, Texas 77056
USA
Tel: +1-281-932-1375
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.childtrauma.org

Child Welfare League of America is the oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization in the U.S. They are committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
440 First Street, NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001-2085
Tel: +1-202-638-2952
Fax: +1-202-638-4004
Website: http://www.cwla.org/

Chopra Foundation works to advance the cause of mind/body spiritual healing, education, and research through fundraising for selected projects.
2013 Costa del Mar Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
USA
Tel: +1-760-494-1600
Fax: +1-760-494-1608
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.chopra.com/

Christians for Biblical Equality is a non-profit organization comprised of individual and church members from over 80 denominations who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of men and women of all racial and ethnic groups and all economic classes, based on the teachings of scripture as reflected in Galatians 3:28: There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
122 West Franklin Ave, Suite 218
Minneapolis, MN 55404-2451
USA
Tel: +1-612-872-6898
Fax: +1-612-872-6891
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.cbeinternational.org

Civitas using the latest research in early childhood development, produces and distributes practical, easy-to-use tools that assist adults in making the best possible decisions on behalf of children. Equipped with these resources and an enhanced understanding, we can all shape the experiences of children, and therefore our future. Materials and information in both English and Spanish.
Civitas
1327 W. Washington Boulevard, Suite 3D
Chicago, IL 60607
USA
Tel: +1-312-226-6700
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.civitas.org

Common Ground is a center for inquiry, study, and dialogue. Our primary concern is the human quest for understanding and the human pursuit of significance. While our endeavor began with the study of world religions and the commitment to inter-faith dialogue, our range of program offerings has been greatly expanded over the past several years.
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
USA
Tel: +1-847-940-7870
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.cg.org

Co/Motion is a national program that helps organizations build their capacity to foster youth leadership in the design, implementation, and evaluation of action strategies addressing community problems. Their role is to provide the support -- training, guidance, and networking opportunities -- young people need to be successful in their efforts to promote social change.
Alliance for Justice
Co/Motion
11 Dupont Circle, NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C., 20036
Tel: 202-822-6070
Fax: 202-822-6068
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.allianceforjustice.org/student/co_motion/

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EarthSave International leads a global movement of people from all walks of life who are taking concrete steps to promote healthy and life-sustaining food choices.
PO Box 96
New York, NY 10108
USA
Tel: +1-718-459-7503
Fax: +1-718-228-2491 (fax)
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.earthsave.org

End Violence Against Women Information and Resources is a website developed by the staff of the Center for Communication Programs (CCP) as part of its ongoing effort to collect and share documentation and communication materials produced in the worldwide struggle to end violence against women.
111 Market Place Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21202
USA
Tel: +1-410-659-6300
Email: [email protected]
Website: http:// www.endvaw.org

Episcopal Peace Fellowship works to aid and encourage all Episcopalians to strive for justice and peace among all people and to bear nonviolent witness to Christ's call to peace.
637 S. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60605-1839
USA  
Tel: +1-312-922-8628

Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.episcopalpeacefellowship.org

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Faith Trust Institute formerly known as the Center for the Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence. Produces and provides many books and videos related to preventing and intervening in sexual and family violence for religious leaders and communities (in several languages) including "Broken Vows: Religious Perspectives on Domestic Violence" Video and "Family Violence and Religion: An Interfaith Resource Guide"
FaithTrust Institute
2400 N 45th Street #10
Seattle, WA 98103
USA
Tel: +1-206-634-1903
Website: http://www.cpsdv.org/

Families Against Violence Advocacy Network (FAVAN) - a broadly based network of organizations, families and individuals committed to violence prevention and the promotion of alternatives to violence in families, schools, parishes, congregations, youth groups, colleges and prisons. Their work centers around a Family Pledge of Non-Violence, which was created to encourage “eliminating violence, one family at a time, starting with our own.”
4144 Lindell Blvd. #408
St. Louis, MO 63108
Tel: +1-314-533-4445
Fax: +1-314-715-6455
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ipj-ppj.org/FAVAN--2dNEW.htm

The Fatherhood Project aims to recognize, encourage and support men's care and protection of children. Many people grow up without their biological father, but we all have an idea of what a father should be. In the absence of a biological father, the father's role is often performed by older brothers, grandfathers, uncles and cousins, friends, teachers, preachers and health care workers. And, of course, by mothers too.
Child, Youth and Family Development
Human Sciences Research Council
Intuthuko Junction
750 Francois Road, Durban
Private Bag X41
Dalbridge 4014
Tel: +27-31-242 5512
Fax: +27-31-242 5555
Website: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/fatherhood/

The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) since 1915 has carried on programs and educational projects concerned with domestic and international peace and justice, nonviolent alternatives to conflict, and the rights of conscience. A Nonviolent, Interfaith, tax exempt organization, The FOR promotes nonviolence and has members from many religious and ethnic traditions. It is a part of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), which has affiliates in over 40 countries.
P.O. Box 271, Nyack, NY 10960
USA
Tel: +1-845-358-4601
Fax: +1-845-358-4924
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.forusa.org

Feminista!:The Journal of Feminist Construction is an online journal known internationally for its content and capacity for networking. Feminista! is a journal of art, literature, social commentary, philosophy, with, humor, and respect, and is currently published on a semi-regular basis.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.feminista.com/

The Feminist Majority Foundation is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.
1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 801
Arlington, VA 22209
USA
Tel: +1-703-522-2214
Fax: +1-703-522-2219
Website: http://www.feminist.org

Foundation for Appropriate and Immediate Temporary Help (FAITH) provides humanitarian aid to those in need who live in Northern Virginia communities. It is a “safe and peaceful families” community outreach program sponsored by the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) and the Center for Multicultural Human Services. They work to improve services and support to Muslim victims of domestic violence.
500 Grove Street, Suite 210
Herndon, VA 20170
USA
Tel: +1-703-323-2198
Email: [email protected]
Webmail: http://www.faithus.org/

Foundation for Conscious Evolution offers a context and container for connecting and empowering the vast global movement arising for positive change, making the efforts of this movement visible to engender greater awareness, coherence and synergy.
P.O. Box 4698
Santa Barbara, California 93140-4698
USA
Tel: +1-805-682-3222
Fax: +1-805-682-6795
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.evolve.org

The Foundation for Human Enrichment provides individuals, families, and communities with effective ''self-help'' tools for healing trauma. We recognize the relationship between trauma and the ignition of violence and war. Our goal is to help end this destructive cycle.
P.O. Box 1872 Lyons, CO 80540
USA
Tel: +1-303-823-9524
Fax: +1-303-823-9520
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.traumahealing.com

The Freechild Project works to advocate, inform, and celebrate social change led by and with young people around the world.
PO Box 6185
Olympia, Washington 98507-6185
USA
Tel: +1- 360-753-2686
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.freechild.org

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Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence annually January 30 - April 4 is a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities. Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this international event honors their vision for an empowered, nonviolent world.
Barbara Fields Bernstein, Project Coordinator
Association for Global New Thought
1815 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
USA
Tel: +1-805-563-7343
Fax: +1-805-563-7344
Website: http://www.agnt.org/snv02.htm

Generation Five is a non-profit organization that brings together diverse community leaders working to end child sexual abuse within five generations. Our programs provide leadership training to community members, activists and agency professionals and foster national strategy and information exchange on child sehttp://www.traumahealing.comxual abuse. We are not a direct service organization; rather, we work in collaboration with service providers to ensure that affordable, culturally relevant support is available to survivors, offenders, and affected families.
Generation Five
2 Massasoit Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Tel: +1-415-285-6658
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.generationfive.org

Global Peace Initiative of Women(GPIW) is an international, multi-faith network of women leaders who come together to stimulate peace building and reconciliation efforts in areas of conflict and post-conflict. These women, from the religious, government and civic sectors of society, share two primary goals: to bring alternative resources, be they spiritual, economic or educational, to aid in healing conflict; and to relieve the social and economic stresses that lead to violence.
301 East 57 Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
USA
Tel: +1 212-593-5877
Fax: +1 646-792-3871
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.gpiw.org/

The Global Youth Action Networkis a not-for-profit organization that acts as an incubator of global partnerships among youth organizations.
211 East 43rd St., Suite 905
New York, NY 10017
U.S.A.
Tel: +1 (212) 661-6111
Fax: +1 (212) 661-1933
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.youthlink.org

Global Youth Connect works to build and support a community of youth working to defend human rights and social justice and to inspire and empower a new generation of youth to act for meaningful social change.
P.O. Box 1484
Woodstock, NY 12498
Tel: +1-845-657-2884
Fax: +1-347-412-9779
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.globalyouthconnect.org/

The Good Toy Group works to unite the finest independent toy stores in America in a co-operative venture to market creative, culturally sensitive, constructive playthings that promote happy, healthy childhoods. A collective of 58 unique toy retailers with 86 locations from Alaska to Massachusetts, each tailored to suit the community it serves, each punctuated by the particular personality of a hands-on, kid-wise shopkeeper.
The Good Toy Group
43 Hidden Bay Drive
S. Dartmouth, MA 02748
USA
Tel: +1-508-979-5550
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.goodtoygroup.com/

Gordon Training International (GTI) is a human relations training organization. GTI was founded in 1962 by Dr. Thomas Gordon, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who pioneered a model for effective relationships in the workplace, family and schools. Training, products and services to help people around the world improve all their relationships using the Gordon Model. http://www.gordontraining.com
Gordon Training International
531 Stevens Avenue West
Solana Beach, CA 92075-2093
USA
Tel: +1-858-481-8121
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.gordontraining.com/

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Homies Unidos is a non-profit gang violence prevention and intervention organization with projects in San Salvador, El Salvador and Los Angeles, California. The organization was founded in 1996 in San Salvador and formally began organizing in the United States in 1997.
Homies Unidos Los Angeles
1625 West Olympic Blvd Suite 706
Los Angeles CA 90015
Tel: 213-383-7484
Fax: 213-383-7482
Email: homiesunid[email protected]
Homies Unidos El Salvador
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.homiesunidos.org

Honor the Earth is a national foundation and advocacy organization that supports front line Native environmental work. Their mission is to increase funding and public support for Native communities protecting the Earth we all share. Honor the Earth uses music, the media and the arts to accomplish this mission. Honor the Earth concert tours have featured the Grammy Award winning Indigo Girls and Native artists and have raised nearly half a million dollars and significant political resources for Native environmental groups.
2104 Stevens Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
USA
Tel: +1-612-879-7529
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.honorearth.com/

The Hot Peach Pages were built and are maintained by terraKOR web works for CaNetiq, a web-based non-profit organization. CaNetiq's goal is to provide information on abuse in as many of the world's languages as possible, along with lists of abuse help agencies for every corner of the globe. Links provided to abuse information in 62 languages, lists of agencies for 196 of the approximately 235 countries in the world and web pages of listed agencies (when available).
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hotpeachpages.net

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. They stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. They investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable, challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law.
New York
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor
New York, NY 10118-3299 USA
Tel: +1-212-290-4700
Fax: +1-212-736-1300
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hrw.org

The Hunger Project is a strategic organization and global movement committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, they empower local people to create lasting society-wide progress in health, education, nutrition and family incomes by applying a two-prong strategy: mobilizing grassroots self-reliant action, and mobilizing local leadership to clear away obstacles to enable grassroots action to succeed. Their highest priority is the empowerment of women.
15 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
USA
Tel: +1-212-251-9100
Fax: +1-212-532-9785
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thp.org/

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Indigenous Womens Network was created in 1985 to support the self-determination of Indigenous women, families, communities, and Nations in the Americas and the Pacific Basin. In the process of promoting self-determination, IWN supports public education and advocacy for the revitalization of our languages and culture, elimination of all forms of oppression, the attainment of self-sufficiency, and the protection of Mother Earth for future generations.
Alma De Mujer
13621 FM 2769
Austin, TX 78726
USA
Tel: +1-512-258-3880
Fax: +1-512-258-1858
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.indigenouswomen.org

The Initiative for Violence-Free Families in Hennepin County (IVFF) was formed in 1994 to mobilize people in homes, schools, neighborhoods and workplaces who want to act to prevent violence. A project of the Family and Children's Service. The Initiative provides practical ways for people to prevent violence in their immediate lives and communities (family, school, workplace, neighborhood). IVFF also works on a broader level to change systems that perpetuate violence. The web site includes sample sermons for Christian spiritual leaders.
414 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 USA
Tel: 1-612-339-9101
Website: http://www.ivff.org/ivff/index.html

The Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development unleashes the potential of youth, adults, organizations, and communities to engage together in creating a just and equitable society.
6930 Carroll Avenue
Suite 502
Takoma Park, MD 20912
USA
Tel: 301-270-1700
Fax: 301-270-5900
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.theinnovationcenter.org/

The Institute for Community Peace offers a variety of tools and resources for practitioners and trainers. ICP’s work is grounded in research and reflects the real work of communities actively creating and sustaining primary violence prevention.
1522 K. St. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
USA
Telephone: +1-202-393-7731
Fax: +1-202-393-4148
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.instituteforcommunitypeace.org

The Institute for Healing of Memories is a trust which seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations. We offer Healing of Memories activities, such as workshops, seminars, talks and sermons. We are also developing models for dealing with emotions such as anger, hatred and guilt, and processes for reconciliation and forgiveness and an experiential way of learning about and from the past.
2 Lente Rd
Sybrand Park, 7700
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 696 4230
Fax: +27 21 697 4773
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.healingofmemories.co.za

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community will have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspectives on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.
University of Minnesota, School of Social Work
290 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6142 ??
USA
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-643-8222 (in the USA)
Tel: +1-612-624-5357
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dvinstitute.org/

The Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs objectives are to generate and stimulate research and to encourage exchange and cooperative relations among persons engaged in the scientific study of Muslim minority communities. Persons sharing these objectives and concerns are eligible for membership in the Institute. Membership benefits include annual subscription to the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, reduced rates for books and monographs published under the IMMA Book Series, and information on seminars and conferences sponsored by IMMA.
46 Goodge Street
London W1T 4LU, U.K.
Tel:+44-207-636-6740
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.imma.org.uk

The International Association for Religious Freedom is a world community of organisations, groups and individuals from diverse faith and belief traditions working together for religious freedom. While organizations and groups must apply for membership, we also welcome into membership those individuals who are committed to the fundamental right of religious freedom and to understanding and mutual respect among persons of different religious traditions.
2 Market Street, Oxford OX1 3EF
United Kingdom
Tel: +44-1865-202-744
Fax: +44-1865-202-746,
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iarf.net

The International Association for Women Judges is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of more than 4,000 members at all judicial levels in 86 nations.
901 15th Street, NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20005
USA
Tel: +1-202-354-3847
Fax: +1-202-354-3853
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iawj.org/

The International Fellowship of Reconciliation is the oldest international non-governmental peace organization in the world, having been formally established at an international meeting in the Netherlands in 1919. Founded in 1919 in response to the horrors of war in Europe, IFOR has taken a consistent stance against war and its preparation throughout its history.
Spoorstraat 38
Alkmaar, 1815 BK
The Netherlands / Pays-Bas
Tel: +31- 0-72-512-3014
Fax: +31-0-72-515-1102
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ifor.org

The International Peace Bureau is the world´s oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation, bringing together people working for peace in many different sectors: not only pacifists but also women´s, youth, labour, religious and professional bodies. Founded in 1892 IPB has 235 member organizations, both internationals and national/local groups in over 50 countries. IPB´s role is to support peace and disarmament initiatives taken by the UN, by governments, and especially by citizens.
41, Rue de Zurich
CH-1201 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel: + 41-22-731 64 29
Fax: + 41- 22-738 94 19
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ipb.org

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and its member Associations are committed to promoting the right of women and men to decide freely the number and spacing of their children and the right to the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive health. They believe that the balance between the world's population and its natural resources and productivity is a necessary condition for improving the quality of life on the planet.
IPPF Public Affairs Department
Regent's College, Inner Circle
Regent's Park
London NW1 4NS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 171 487 7900
Fax: +44 171 487 7950.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ippf.org

International Womens' Peace Service (IWPS) Palestine is an international team of 16 women based in Hares, a village in the Salfit Governorate of Occupied Palestine's West Bank, which began for three continuous years from August 2002. IWPS documents human rights abuses, works with the media, and non-violently intervenes in abuses. IWPS joins Palestinians in acts of non-violent direct action to oppose human rights abuses and the confiscation and destruction of land and property of Palestinian people.
2212 California Street
Berkeley, California 94703
USA
Tel: +1-510-666-1376
Website: http://www.womenspeacepalestine.org/

Interreligious Engagement Project (IEP21) works to further the engagement of religious and spiritual communities around the world with each other, with secular agencies, and - most of all - with the critical issues facing the planetary community in the early 21st century.
980 Verda Lane
Lake Forest, IL 60045
USA
Tel: +1-847-234-8047
Fax: +1-847-234-0752
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iep21.org

Isis-Women’s International Cross-Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) carries on the vision of its founders (Jane Cottingham and Marilee Karl) of communicating ideas, creating solidarity networks and sharing information to overcome gender inequalities. Founded in 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland as an action oriented women’s resource centre to meet the need for information by women from various regions of the world, Isis-WICCE has three main programmes: The Exchange Programme, Information and Documentation Programme and the Publication Programme.
Isis-WICCE
Plot 32, Bukoto Street
Kamwokya, Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256-41-543953
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.isis.or.ug

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Jagori Women's Training, Documentation and Resource Centre. India. Committed to the creation of a just society. Here, emotions are as legitimate as empirical evidence and our shared personal experiences as women shape our politics and commitment to bringing seasons of change - change within ourselves, change within others and change in society. Jagori, at its simplest, is a documentation & resource center on women-related issues. Jagori, at its most intricate, is where feminist theory meets practice.
C-54 (Top Floor), South Extension II
New Delhi, India 110 049
Tel: +91 11 2625-7140
Fax: +91 11 2625-3629
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jagori.org

The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things.
8700 Georgia Ave, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910
USA
Tel: +1-240-645-4000
Website: http://www.janegoodall.org

Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. A widely published writer and speaker, she has twice been named "Lecturer of the Year" by the National Association of Campus Activities. Her recent book Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel was called by Publishers Weekly "a profound work that is required reading for informed consumers."
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jeankilbourne.com

Jewish Women International founded in 1897 as B'nai B'rith Women, honors the concept of tikkun olam — repairing the world-through education, advocacy and action.
2000 M Street, NW Suite 720
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: +1-202-857-1300
Fax: +1-202-857-1380
Website: http://www.jewishwomen.org

JustAct: Youth Action for Global Justice is a US based non-profit organization which seeks to promote a powerful and unified global youth movement led by young people of color and working class youth in the U.S. and around the world.
3307 26th Street
San Francisco, California
Tel: +1-415-431-4204
Fax: +1-431-5953
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.justact.org

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The King Center was established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, as the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.
The King Center
449 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
USA
Tel: +1-404-526-8900
Email: [email protected]
Webmail: http://www.thekingcenter.com

Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) has a mission of empowering democracy and development in Africa by strengthening organizations and creating initiatives that advance women and youth.
Nigeria
60 Lanre Awolokun Street
Gbagada Phase 2
Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +011-234-1-472 7001
United States
P.O. Box 65429
Washington, DC 20035
Tel: +1-301-883-0169
Fax: +1-301-883-0151
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kind.org

Kyros Ministry uses scriptural wisdom, social research, and extensive experience. They develop leadership within the religious community to create healthy power relationships within congregations, prevent the misuse of power, and protect those at risk of abuse.
225 Tilton Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94402
USA
Tel: +1-650-343-3377
Toll free in the SF Bay Area 1-888-343-3377
Fax: +1-650-343-3387
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kyros.org

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La Leche Legue International was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. While complementing the care of the physician and other health care professionals, it recognizes the unique importance of one mother helping another to perceive the needs of her child and to learn the best means of fulfilling those needs. LLL believes that breastfeeding, with its many important physical and psychological advantages, is best for baby and mother and is the ideal way to initiate good parent-child relationships.
PO Box 4079
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4079 USA
USA
Tel: +1-847-519-7730
Fax: +1-847-519-0035
Website: http://www.lalecheleague.org

Learning to Give K-12 works to teach the importance of voluntary action for the common good in a democratic society. Provides guidance on teaching democratic and philanthropic principles to children, and about systems for passing on the tradition of private citizens working for the common good.
630 Harvey Street
Muskegon, MI 49442-2398
Tel: +1-231-767-3100
Fax: +1-231-773-0707
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.learningtogive.com

The Lion & Lamb Project works to stop the marketing of violence to children. They do this by helping parents, industry and government officials recognize that violence is not child’s play –and by galvanizing concerned adults to take action. They work with parents and other concerned adults to reduce the demand for violent "entertainment" products, and with industry and government to reduce the supply of such products.
4300 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 104
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
USA
Tel: +1-301-654-3091
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.lionlamb.org

Listen, Inc. believes that effective youth leadership exists on street corners, in crowded classrooms, in juvenile detention centers, in youth development organizations and in street organizations.
LISTEN, Inc.
413 A Eighth Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: +1-202-544-5520
Fax: +1-202-544-5992

Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.lisn.org

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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO) was formed in 1952 as a nonprofit grassroots women's organization with branches all over the country. Maendeleo ya Wanawake encompasses over 600,000 women groups with membership of two million women. It operates through committees at the sublocation, location, division and district branches. The overall goal of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization is to contribute to improvement of the economic, social and political status of women in Kenya.
Maendeleo House
Loita / Monrovia Street
PO Box 44412, Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: +254-2-222095 / 221136 / 252210
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.maendeleo-ya-wanawake.org/

Manavi is a non-profit organization for women who trace their cultural heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Manavi's goal is to increase awareness of women's rights in society and encourage social change to end all violence against women. Our approach is nonjudgmental, non-religious, and nonsectarian. Manavi is committed to the empowerment of South Asian women and thereby, dedicates its major efforts to facilitating women's quest for self-reliance and autonomy everywhere.
Manavi
P.O. Box 3103
New Brunswick NJ 08903
USA
Tel: 1-732-435-1414
Fax: 1-732-435-1411
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.manavi.org

Media Education Foundation produces and distributes video documentaries to encourage critical thinking and debate about the relationship between media ownership, commercial media content, and the democratic demand for free flows of information, diverse representations of ideas and people, and informed citizen participation.
Media Education Foundation
60 Masonic Street
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
USA
Tel: +1-413-584-8500
Fax: +1-413-586-8398
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mediaed.org

Media Watch works challenge abusive stereotypes and other biased images commonly found in the media. Beginning in 1984 the organization distributes educational videos, media literacy information and newsletters to help create more informed consumers of the mass media. They do not believe in any form of censorship, especially the silencing of marginalized groups. They believe education will help create a more active citizenry who will take action against commercial media pap.
Media Watch
PO Box 618
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
USA
Tel: +1- 831-423-6355
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mediawatch.com/

Men Overcoming Violence (MOVE) - a progressive, pro-feminist, social change non-profit organization dedicated to ending young and adult men's violence in their relationships.
1385 Mission Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
USA
Tel: +1-415- 626-6683

The Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc is a collaboration of men's outreach projects throughout the state of Massachusetts organizing support from men in their communities for Jane Doe Inc. statewide and its member organizations locally.
Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc.
Jane Doe Inc.
14 Beacon Street, Suite 507
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Tel: 617-557-1830
Fax: 617-248-0902
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mijd.org

The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Model is a gender violence, bullying, and school violence prevention approach that encourages young men and women from all socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds to take on leadership roles in their schools and communities.
Tel: +1-617-373-2665
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jacksonkatz.com/mvp.html

Milestones Project is a beautiful collection of images that shows children that other children from around the world are "just like them." A photographic tribute that shows our shared humanity. A million people diminishing hatred ...one by one.
1350 Lawrence Street, Plaza H
Denver, Colorado 80204
USA
Tel: +1-303-572-3333
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.milestonesproject.com

Mobility International USA works to empower people with disabilities around the world through international exchange and international development to achieve their human rights.
PO Box 10767
Eugene, Oregon USA 97440
Tel: (541) 343-1284 (Tel/TTY)
Fax:  (541) 343-6812
Website: http://www.miusa.org

The Muslim Women's League is a non-profit Muslim American organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society.
3010 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #519
Los Angeles, CA 90010
USA
Tel: +1-626-358-0335
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mslusa.org

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The National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities seeks to improve the quality of education for African American children by raising the level of awareness in our communities about learning differences and promoting an understanding among parents, educators, and others of the culturally sensitive issues facing minority children with learning disabilities as defined by Federal law.
NAEAACLD
P.O. Box 09521
Columbus, Ohio 43209
USA
Tel: +1-614-237-6021
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.charityadvantage.com/aacld/

The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. It represents a growing network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, community activists, and survivors of domestic violence.
P.O. Box 672, Triborough Station
New York, NY 10035
Tel: 646-672-1404 or 1-800-342-9908
Fax: 646-672-0360 or 1-800-216-2404
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dvalianza.org/

The National Latino Children's Institute is the only national Latino organization that focuses exclusively on children. NLCI conducts focus groups and public forums to gather information about policies and programs affecting Latino children.
1325 N. Flores Street, Suite 114 
San Antonio, Texas 78212 
USA
Tel: +1-210-228-9997  
Fax: +1-210-228-9972 
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nlci.org

The National Parenting Association believes that helping parents helps kids. The organization was founded by author-activist Sylvia Ann Hewlett to give parents a greater voice in the public arena. Their goal is to build a parents' movement that unites mothers and fathers across the country. Working together we can create a society that values parenting, benefits children and strengthens America.
1841 Broadway, Room 808
New York, NY 10023
USA
Tel: +1-212-315-2333
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.parentsunite.org

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence. It serves as a resource for state, territory, and tribal anti-sexual assault coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, community projects, policy-makers, government entities, media, educators, health care providers and others working to address and eliminate sexual assault.
123 North Enola Drive
Enola, Pennsylvania  17025
Tel: +1-717-909-0710
Fax: +1- 717-909-0714
TTY: +1-717-909-0715
Website: http://www.nsvrc.org/

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center offers lessons and reflections on the struggle for freedom in the past, in the present, and for the future. And it helps visitors discover the power of one voice - shared with many - by speaking out about the meaning of freedom.
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
USA
Tel: +1-513-333-7500
Website: http://www.freedomcenter.org

The Natural Child Project is a web site providing articles (by Alice Miller and other experts), links and children’s art in support of their vision of "a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion. In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.
P.O. Box 3183
Sunriver, OR 97707
USA
Tel: +1-541-593-1547
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.naturalchild.org

The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project was founded in 1980 in reaction to neighborhood incidents of anti-gay violence and the failure of the criminal justice system to respond. Publish the National
240 West 35 th Street Suite 200
New York, NY 10001
USA
Tel: +1-212-714-1184
TTY: +1-212-714-1134
Email: www.avp.org/contactavp.htm
Website: http://www.avp.org

Non-Violent Peaceforce mission is to facilitate the creation of a trained, international civilian nonviolent peaceforce. The Peaceforce will be sent to conflict areas to prevent death and destruction and protect human rights, thus creating the space for local groups to struggle nonviolently, enter into dialogue, and seek peaceful resolution.
Rue Van Elewyck 35
1050 Bruxelles
Belgium
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org

Nonviolence International (NI) assists individuals, organizations, and governments striving to utilize nonviolent methods to bring about changes reflecting the values of justice and human development on personal, social, economic, and political levels. NI is committed to educating the public about nonviolent action and to reducing the use of violence worldwide. We believe that every cultural and religious tradition can discover and employ culturally appropriate nonviolent methods for positive social change and international peace.
4545 42nd St. NW Suite 209
Washington, DC 20016
USA
Tel: +1-202-244 0951
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nonviolenceinternational.net

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Older Women's Network (Australia) is a self-help organization committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women.
Older Women's Network NSW
87 Lower Fort Street,
Millers Point NSW 2000
Australia
Tel: +061 - 02 - 9247 7046
Fax: +061 - 02 - 9247 4202
email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.own.org.au

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Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education Project No Spank offers information to professionals in the healthcare and educational fields and to parents and other childcare providers by means of the Web site and printed literature. With use, these can help lead the way to a healthier and more peaceful society governed by the principles of nonviolence-based interactions for all.
PTAVE
P.O. Box 1033
Alamo, CA 94507-7033
USA
Tel: +1-925-831-1661
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nospank.net

Parents Leadership Institute helps parents acquire the skills they need to build and rebuild close connections with their children. We also encourage parents to build close connections with other parents, so they are able to learn and share with others, and work together to build a healthier community.
P.O. Box 1279
Palo Alto, CA 94302
USA
Tel: +1-650-322-5323
Fax: +1-650-322-5179
Email: www.parentleaders.org/contact-us.html
Website: http://www.parentleaders.org

Parents Without Partners provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques.
1650 South Dixie Highway, Suite 510
Boca Raton, FL 33432
USA
Tel: +1-561-391-8833
Fax: +1-561-395-8557
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.parentswithoutpartners.org

The Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR) is both an institute, organization, training center and network, linking together scholars, grassroots activists, and critical thinkers throughout Romania. Its aim is to address the core challenges facing Romania and the countries of south and eastern Europe, to strengthen and empower grassroots organizations and citizens’ action, to mobilize people for active peace work and peaceful conflict transformation, and to address the structural causes of poverty, human rights violations and economic and social injustice.
Str. Eremia Grigorescu 86
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Tel: +(40) (64) 185 088
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.transcend.org/patrir_intro.htm

Peace and Safety in the Christian Home (or PASCH) is a loose coalition of academics, professionals, clergy and laypeople working to address domestic violence in the Christian home.
PASCH
PO Box 51145
Eugene, OR 97405
USA
Tel: 541-684-3919
Fax: 877-335-7943
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.peaceandsafety.com

Peace at Home is a human rights agency dedicated to stopping domestic violence. They heighten the public awareness about domestic violence and organize community response and involvement.
P.O. Box 51364
Boston, MA 02205
USA
Tel: +1-978-546-3137
Fax: +1-978-546-3138
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.peaceathome.org

The Peace Council is a diverse group of religious and spiritual individuals who are internationally known and respected and who have decided to come together, as the Dalai Lama wrote in a recent letter, "to understand one another and work together so that those of us who profess belief in our respective faiths can work for the common cause of humanity." He added, "I believe that such a joint effort can set the right example for the rest of the world."
International Committee for the Peace Council
2702 International Lane
Suite 108
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
USA
Tel: +1-608-241-2200
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.peacecouncil.org

The People's Decade of Human Rights Education (PDHRE-International) founded in 1988, is a non-profit, international service organization that works directly and indirectly with its network of affiliates - primarily women's and social justice organizations - to develop and advance pedagogies for human rights education relevant to people's daily lives in the context of their struggles for social and economic justice and democracy. PDHRE's members include experienced educators, human rights experts, United Nations officials, and world renowned advocates and activists who collaborate to conceive, initiate, facilitate, and service projects on education in human rights for social and economic transformation.
526 West 111th Street
New York, NY 10025
USA
Tel: +1-212-749-3156
Fax: +1-212.666-6325
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.pdhre.org

People’s Institute for Development and Training, or PIDT is a citizen intervention for changing social order through processes of transformation towards a just, equitable and sustainable world order. The acronym " PIDT " stands for "oppressed' in Hindi. In all PIDT programmes, empowerment of the oppressed remains the subliminal objective. Empowerment of women, receives focus and attention in all programmes and activities.
People's House
A-12 Paryavaran Complex
Saket-Maidangarhi road
New Delhi - 110 030
India
Tel: 91-11-2532408 / 29531282 / 29531296
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.indiasocial.org/pidt

Polaris Project is a multicultural grassroots organization combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Based in the United States and Japan, our passionate staff combine street-level experience and technical expertise, working everyday from morning to past midnight to provide victim services, conduct advocacy, and build the anti-trafficking movement.
PO Box 77892
Washington, DC 77892
Tel: +1-202-547-7909
Fax: +1-202-547-6654
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.polarisproject.org

Positive Futures Network Best known for the publication YES! A Journal of Positive Futures. Our award-winning quarterly magazine invites the reader to be part of a global community of change makers. Each issue focuses on a theme, showing the possibilities and practical steps that can lead us all to a more positive future. Readers tell us that our consistent message of realistic hope clarifies their thinking and encourages their active engagement in change.
P.O. Box 10818
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-0818
USA
Tel: +1-206-842-0216
Fax: +1-206-842-5208
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.yesmagazine.org

Prevent Child Abuse America works at the national, state and community levels to prevent child abuse in all its forms. Our many state and local prevention programs help spread the word in your community, creating awareness that prevention is possible.
200 S. Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-2404
Tel: 312-663-3520
Fax: 312-939-8962
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.preventchildabuse.org/

Progressive Teachers: Linking Literacy to Social Justice is a coalition of individuals, interest groups, and caucuses who feel that language, writing, and literacy are inseparable from issues of social justice and public policy.
Website: http://www.progressiveteachers.org

Project Momentum Inc. advances knowledge and preservation of African cultures through the promotion of African contemporary arts and the support of African-based charitable organizations in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Project Momentum
360 West 43rd Street, Suite N3B
New York, Ny 10036
USA
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.projectmomentum.org

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Refuse & Resist (New York, NY) - A national youth activist network organizing around a range of issues, including Mumia Abu-Jamal's incarceration, reproductive freedom, immigrant rights, privacy and police brutality.
305 Madison Ave., Suite 1166
New York, NY 10165
USA
Tel: +1-212-713-5657
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.refuseandresist.org/youthnet/index.html

Research Action and Information Network for the Bodily Integrity of Women (RAINBO) works to promote and protect African women's and girl's rights to sexual and reproductive health.
Suite 5A, Queens Studios
121 Salusbury Road
London NW6 6RG
England
Tel: +44-20-7625-3400
Fax: +44-20-7625-2999
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.rainbo.org

Re-evaluation Counseling is a process whereby people of all ages and of all backgrounds can learn how to exchange effective help with each other in order to free themselves from the effects of past distress experiences.
719 Second Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109
USA
Tel: +1-206-284-0311
Fax: +1-206-284-8429
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.rc.org/


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Sakshi New Delhi, India. A Violence Intervention for Women and Children -- works on sexual harassment, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and domestic violence. Focuses on equality education for judges, implementation of the 1997 Supreme Court Sexual Harassment Guidelines, outreach and education.
B-67 South Extension Part-1
First Floor
New Delhi 110065
Tel: +91-4623295
Fax: +91-4643946
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.naaritoday.com/womensnetwork/ngos/sakshi.html

Search Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities. To accomplish this mission, the institute generates and communicates new knowledge, and brings together community, state, and national leaders.
The Banks Building
615 First Avenue NE,
Suite 125
Minneapolis, MN 55413
USA
Tel: +1- 612-376-8955
Fax: +1-612-376-8956
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.search-institute.org

A Season for Nonviolence January 30 - April 4, is a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities. Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this international event honors their vision for an empowered, nonviolent world.
Barbara Fields Bernstein, Project Coordinator
Association for Global New Thought
1815 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
USA
Tel: +1-805-563-7343
Fax: +1-805-563-7344
Website: http://www.agnt.org/snv02.htm

Seattle Young People's Project is a youth-led youth empowerment organization set up to provide young people with a voice to effect social change.
2820 East Cherry Street
Seattle, Washington 98122
USA
Tel: +1-206-860-9606
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.sypp.org

South Asia Forum for Human Rights was set up in 1990, is a regional public forum for the promotion of respect for universal values of human rights, the interdependence of rights and the indivisibility of rights.
GPO Box: 12855
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-5541026
Fax: +977-1-5527852
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.safhr.org

Stand for Children is a grassroots member driven organization of parents and other allies working locally and connected nationally on behalf of children throughout the United States.
516 SE Morrison Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
USA
Tel: +1-503-235-2305
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.stand.org

Staying Alive began in 1998 as an Emmy award-winning documentary profiling the lives of six young people from around the world infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Growing from the tradition of annual documentaries, Staying Alive has expanded to include a multi-tiered campaign to promote awareness about and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the international youth community.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://eu.staying-alive.org

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Tahirih Justice Center (Baha’i) works to enable women and girls who face gender-based violence to access justice. The Center engages in direct litigation, public policy advocacy, and education and outreach to ensure systemic change that protects women and girls from violence.
6066 Leesburg Pike, Suite 220
Falls Church, VA 22041
Tel: +1-703-575-0070
Fax: +1-703-575-0069
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.tahirih.org/

TakingITGlobal is an international organization, led by youth, empowered by technology. TIG brings together young people in more than 190 countries within international networks to collaborate on concrete projects addressing global problems and creating positive change.
19 Duncan Street, Suite 505
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3H1
Canada
Tel: +1 (416) 977-9363
Fax: +1 (416) 352-1898
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.takingitglobal.org

Talking with Kids About Tough Issues is a national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.talkingwithkids.org/

Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment (TRUCE) is an organization of early childhood professionals that works to promote a positive play environment for children. They share a concern about how children's entertainment and toys affect behavior and learning. TRUCE produces written materials, such as the Toy Action Guide and Media Violence and Children: A Call to Action.
T.R.U.C.E
PO Box 441261
Somerville, MA 02144
USA
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.truceteachers.org/

The Third Wave Foundation is a feminist, activist foundation working nationally to support young women 15 to 30. Through financial resources, public education, and relationship building, Third Wave helps support and strengthen young women and their allies working for gender, racial, social, and economic justice.
511 W 25th St. Suite 301
New York, NY 10001
Tel: +1-212-675-0700
Fax: +1-212-255-6653
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org

Tolerance.org is a web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. Through its online resources and ideas, its collection of print materials, its outreach efforts, and its downloadable public service announcements Tolerance.org promotes and supports anti-bias activism in every venue of American life.
c/o The Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36104
USA
Tel: +1-334-956-8200
Fax: +1-334-956-8488
Email: http://www.tolerance.org/about/contact.jsp
Website: http://www.tolerance.org

Tostan contributes to the human dignity of African people through the development and implementation of a non-formal, participatory education program in national languages. Tostan provides learners with the knowledge and skills to become confident, resourceful actors in the social transformation and economic development of their communities.
777 N Capitol St. NE
Suite 807
Washington, DC 20002
USA
Tel: +1-202-408-9300 ext. 105
Fax: +1-202-408-8558
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.tostan.com

Troubadour Foundation for Child Honoring aims to educate businesses, governments and other organizations about the universal needs of children in their formative early years; to provide resources to help develop best practices in meeting those needs both in Canada and globally, to join with individuals and organizations with similar missions and engaged in child-honouring initiatives, and particularly to use the inspirational power of song, and to provide information and resources to governments regarding the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
610 Fernhill Road
S-3, C-40
Mayne Island, BC
Canada
Tel: 250-539-3588
Fax: 250-539-3589
Website: www.raffinews.com/about/foundation.html

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UNICEF Voices of Youth offers children and adolescents, including the hard-to-reach, a safe and supportive global cyberspace within which they can explore, discuss and partner on issues related to human rights and social change. It works to develop their awareness, leadership, community building, and critical thinking skills through active and substantive participation with their peers and with decision makers globally.
Voices of Youth
3 United Nations Plaza
New York City, New York 10017
USA
Tel: +1-212-326-7000
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.unicef.org/voy/

United Nations Development Fund for Women ( UNIFEM) is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security.
United Nations Development Fund for Women
304 E45th Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA
Tel: +1-212-906-6400
Website: http://www.unifem.org

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) represents the interests of more than one thousand Unitarian Universalist congregations, on a continental scale. The UUA grew out of the consolidation, in 1961, of two religious denominations: the Universalists, organized in 1793, and the Unitarians, organized in 1825.
Unitarian Universalist Association
25 Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Tel: 617-742-2100
Email: http://www.uua.org/feedback.html
Website: http://www.uua.org

The University of Peace was established as a Treaty Organization with its own Charter in an International Agreement adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The mission is "to provide humanity with an international institution of higher education for peace and with the aim of promoting among all human beings the spirit of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, to stimulate cooperation among peoples and to help lessen obstacles and threats to world peace and progress, in keeping with the noble aspirations proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations."
PO Box 138-6100
San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: +506 205 9000
Fax: +506 249 1929
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.upeace.org

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is a democratic, international membership organization. Its members are indigenous peoples, occupied nations, minorities and independent states or territories who have joined together to protect their human and cultural rights, preserve their environments, and to find non-violent solutions to conflicts which affect them.
P.O. Box 85878
2508 CN The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)70 3646504
Fax: +31 (0)70 3646608
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.unpo.org

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V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop worldwide violence against women and girls including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sexual slavery.
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vday.org

Veriditas, The Voice of the Labyrinth Movement founded by Lauren Artress is a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing people to the healing, meditative powers of the labyrinth. The vision of Veriditas is to activate and facilitate the transformation of the human spirit.
c/o Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: +1-415-749-6358
TTY: +1-415-749-6359
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.veriditas.net

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The WAGE (Women Are Getting Even) Project, Inc is a 501(c)3 charitable, tax-deductible organization established for one purpose: to end discrimination against women in the American workplace in the near future. To do that, WAGE inspires and helps working women to take the steps needed so that every woman is paid what she’s worth.

The White Earth Land Recovery Project works to facilitate recovery of the original land base of the White Earth Indian Reservation, while preserving and restoring traditional practices of sound land stewardship, language fluency, community development, and strengthening their spiritual and cultural heritage.
32033 E. Round Lake Rd.
Ponsford, MN 56575
USA
Tel: +1-218-573-3448
Fax: +1-218-573-3444
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://ww2.nativeharvest.com/

The White Ribbon Campaign is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women. It relies on volunteer support and financial contributions from individuals and organizations.
365 Bloor St. East
Suite 203
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3L4
Canada
Tel: 416-920-6684
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.whiteribbon.ca

Womankind Worldwide is a UK based charity dedicated to working internationally to raise the status of women. Through over 70 practical initiatives in 20 countries, their work spans Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, the Balkans and Western Europe.
32-37, Cowper Street
London, EC2A 4AW
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7549 5700
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.womankind.org.uk

The Women's Aid Organization (WAO) is an independent, non-religious, non-governmental organization based in Malaysia, committed to confronting violence against women. WAO was established in 1982 when it opened Malaysia's first Women's Refuge, providing shelter, counseling and child support to battered women.
Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita
P.O. Box 493 Jalan Sultan
46760 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia.
Tel: +60 3 7956 3488
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.wao.org.my

Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling (WCLAC), Jerusalem and the Occupied Territories. The WCLAC aims to contribute to the establishment of a democratic Palestinian society, based on social justice and equality between women and men.
Al Dahya Intersection
Al Hirbawi Building, Third Floor
P.O. Box 54262
Jerusalem 91516
Israel
Tel: +972-2-2347438
Fax: +972-2-2342172
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wclac.org/defaultnew22.html

Women for Women International was founded in 1993 to help women overcome the horrors of war and civil strife in ways that can help them rebuild their lives, families, and communities. Women for Women International’s tiered program begins with direct financial and emotional support; fosters awareness and understanding of women’s rights; offers vocational skills training; and provides access to income-generation support and microcredit loans that together can help women restart their lives in ways that are independent, productive, and secure.
1850 'M' Street NW
Suite 1090
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: +1-202-737-7705
Fax: +1-202-737-7709
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.womenforwomen.org

Women Peacemakers Program works to increase the empowerment of women through active nonviolence. This is accomplished through an annual international training for nonviolence trainers, regional consultations for women in conflict situations, gender and nonviolence trainings, workshops on using the media for peace, campaigns such as the annual May 24 International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, and through the documentation of women's peace initiatives.
Spoorstraat 38
Alkmaar, 1815 BK
The Netherlands / Pays-Bas
Tel: +31 (0)72 512 3014
Fax: +31 (0)72 515 1102
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ifor.org/

World Birth Forum works to bring the voices of leading women and children to the forefront of our global problem-solving dialogue. As a news magazine World Birth tackles the difficult issues; never leaving readers without a solution that is working somewhere in the world, and tell these stories from the perspective of powerful, leading women and bright, visionary children.
World Birth Forum
5935 NE Skidmore Street
Portland, OR 97218
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.worldbirth.org

World Centers for Compassion for Children International is a non-profit organization founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Betty Williams. The organization's mission is to create a strong political voice for children in areas of stress due to war, hunger or social, economic, or political upheaval and to respond to their expressed needs materially and emotionally.
Knock Inverin
County Galway
Ireland
Tel: 353 (0) 91 593304
Fax: 353 (0) 91 505816
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.centersofcompassion.org

World Council of Religious Leaders was formed to meet one of the stated goals of the Millennium World Peace Summit. The objective of this Council is to serve as a resource to the United Nations and its agencies around the world, nation states and other international organizations, offering the collective wisdom and resources of the faith traditions toward the resolution of critical global problems.
Secretariat
350 5th Ave, Suite 6906
New York, NY 10118
USA
Tel: 212-216-9115
Fax: 212-216-9565
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.millenniumpeacesummit.org/

The World Peace Prayer Society is a nonprofit, non-sectarian, member-supported organization dedicated to spreading the message and prayer May Peace Prevail on Earth all over the world.
26 Benton Road
Wassaic, NY 12592
USA
Tel: 845-877-6093
Fax: 845-877-6862
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.worldpeace.org

WorldPlay is a nonprofit corporation supported by a coalition of organizations whose main goal is to celebrate the creativity of children through the toys they invent. With toys as their focus, they hope to educate as many children as possible to various cultures, traditions, and lifestyles as seen through the eyes of their contemporaries. By emphasizing a graphical hands-on format, interactive learning will reach as many children as possible through traveling exhibits, how-to books, videos, CD-ROMs, and the World Wide Web.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.worldplay.org/

World Watch Institute offers a unique blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing that has made it a leading source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends. Our work revolves around the transition to an environmentally sustainable and socially just society—and how to achieve it.
1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-1904
USA
Tel: +1-202.452.1999
Fax: +1-202-296-7365
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.worldwatch.org

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The Young & the Restless - Highlander Center offers the democratic space and the skills for youth aged 15-21 to find their own voices and leadership. The program works with young people in a number of ways, including extensive outreach, field visits, and ongoing backup to support youth activists in their communities; and an intensive, youth-led camp called Seeds of Fire that gathers 20-25 young activists and provides them with peer-based training and experiences that open up the concepts of youth power, critical thinking about organizing, and ownership of their own projects and organizations.
1959 Highlander Way
New Market, TN 37820
Tel: +1-865-933-3443
Fax: +1-865-933-3424
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hrec.org/p-young.asp

Youth Action is a group of youth building power, demanding justice, and creating change. YouthAction's vision is to prepare the new wave of youth who are, and will continue to be, the lifeblood of community improvement efforts for the coming decades.
PO Box 12372
Albuquerque, NM 87195
Tel: +1-505-873-3345
Fax: +1-505-873-3245
Email:[email protected]
Website: http://www.youthaction.net

The Youth Activism Project (formerly the Activism 2000 Project) was founded in 1992 as a private non-partisan organization to encourage young people to speak up and pursue lasting solutions to problems they care deeply about.
P.O. Box E
Kensington, MD 20895
USA
Tel: +1-800-KID-POWER
Email: [email protected]!
Website: http://www.youthactivism.com/

YouthNet is a global program to improve reproductive health and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among people 10 to 24 years old. Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development, YouthNet conducts research, disseminates information, improves services, and strengthens policies and programs related to the reproductive health and HIV/AIDS-prevention needs and rights of young people around the world.
Family Health International - YouthNet
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
U.S.A.
Tel: +1-703-516-9779
Fax: +1-703-516-9781
Website: http://www.fhi.org/en/Youth/YouthNet/index.htm

Youth Speak works to build and nurture the next generation of leaders through the written and spoken word. Innovative programs nurture and develop the youth voice and promote positive social dialogue across boundaries of age, race, class, gender, culture, and sexual orientation.  Throughout each facet of the organization, Youth Speak encourages active literacy, honest writing, and critical thought.
2169 Folsom Street, S-100
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.youthspeaks.org

Youth Struggling for Survival is a youth-driven and youth-directed social action group that aims to bring youth together along their common interest, and to help divert often violent energies toward self empowerment, social change, and unity.
Tel: +1-630 820-8717
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.youthstrugglingforsurvival.org/

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Zero to Three's mission is to promote the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. We are dedicated to advancing current knowledge; promoting beneficial policies and practices; communicating research and best practices to a wide variety of audiences; and providing training, technical assistance and leadership development.
National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
2000 M Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Tel: 202-638-1144
Website: http://www.zerotothree.org

Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association wants a Zimbabwean society where women are empowered and assert their rights within a justice system that treats men and women equally and that is sensitive to the needs of children.
Harare
17 Fife Avenue, Harare
P.O Box CY473,
Bulawayo
Office 500, Bambanani Centre,
5th floor, Cnr 9th Ave/J. Moyo
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe
Tel: + (09) 888001.
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.zwla.co.zw