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Adult - Resources

Honor the Earth
We believe a sustainable world is predicated on transforming economic, social, and political relationships that have been based on systems of conquest toward systems based on just relationships with each other and with the natural world.
http://www.honorearth.org/about-us

Food Not Bombs is trying to motivate the public to focus our resources on solving problems like hunger, homelessness and poverty while seeking an end to war and the destruction of the environment.
Bobby Castillo, AIM spokesperson for Leonard Peltier and member of Food Not Bombs Advisory Board
http://www.foodnotbombs.net/menu.html

CODEPINK Women for Peace
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S. funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, and to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities.
http://www.codepink4peace.org/article.php?list=type&type=3

Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Action Network campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by transforming the global marketplace through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action.
http://www.ran.org/content/our-mission-and-history

Greenpeace International
The world's leading campaigning organization for the environment
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/

Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971.
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/aboutus/?ref=main-menu

American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service.
http://www.afsc.org/

Micheal Moore
Books and Film
http://www.michaelmoore.com/books-films/

The Carter Center
Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope.
http://www.cartercenter.org/index.html

Human Rights Campaign
Represents a grassroots national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.
http://www.hrc.org/about_us/who_we_are.asp

Center For Community Change
The Center for Community Change strengthens, connects and mobilizes grassroots groups to enhance their leadership, voice and power.  We believe that vibrant community-based organizations, led by the people most affected by social and economic injustice, are key to putting an end to the failed go-it-alone politics of the past and building a better America for everyone based on community values.
http://www.communitychange.org/who-we-are

The Ruckus Society
The Ruckus Society provides environmental, human rights, and social justice organizers with the tools, training, and support needed to achieve their goals. We believe building partnerships with organizers and communities to create spaces for participatory learning, networking, and resource sharing is the most powerful way we as individuals can contribute to actualizing positive social change.
http://www.ruckus.org/


Books

Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential
by Gene Sharp
Extending Horizons Books, Porter Sargent Publishers Inc., 2005
This groundbreaking new work builds on 50 years of Gene Sharp's academic research and practical experience aiding nonviolent struggles around the world.
Cloth: ISBN-13: 978-0-87558-161-3, ISBN-10: 0-87558-161-7
Paper: ISBN-13: 978-0-87558-162-0, ISBN-10: 0-87558-162-5