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The Alliance for a Just Society, along with 15 progressive affiliates working in 20 states, develops local, regional, and national campaigns to address economic, racial, and social inequities. Through organizing, advocacy, research, and messaging, it strives to change policy and improve lives.
CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs. It also aspires to create the foundations of a better society by building peace economies locally.
FAIR, the national media watch group, offers well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship. It works to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.
Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainable. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens, and educate about the importance of keeping shared resources under public control.
Free Press is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to reform the media. Through education, organizing and advocacy, it promotes diverse and independent media ownership, strong public media, quality journalism and universal access to communications.
The Maryland Environmental Health Network addresses the human health impacts of environmental threats and toxic chemicals by promoting effective environmental legislation and policies, and by advancing environmental health equity throughout Maryland.
The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1971 to provide alternative, critical reporting and analysis on contemporary Middle East affairs and U.S. policy toward the region.
Split This Rock calls poets to the center of public life and fosters a national network of socially engaged poets. From its home in the nation’s capital, the organization celebrates poetic diversity and the transformative power of the imagination. Split This Rock’s programs are designed to integrate poetry in movements for social change and support the poets who write and perform this vital work. They include a biennial national festival, readings and workshops, online publishing and contests, a DC city-wide youth program, and campaigns for social justice.