REGIONAL PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTERS/GROUPS
Select a country or state
Nonviolence Training Project - Australia
Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research - Tel Aviv, Israel
movement of Aoteoroa/New Zealand
The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation - South Africa
Peace and Justice Coalition - AL, U.S.
Alabama Peace Network - AL, U.S.
Peace Project - Birmingham, AL, U.S.
Peace Project - Montgomery, AL, U.S.
Peace Project - Tuscaloosa, AL, U.S.
for Peace and Justice - Auburn, AL, U.S.
Nukes North - Fairbanks, AK, U.S.
Activist Network - Flagstaff, AZ, U.S.
Alliance for Peaceful Justice - Tempe, AZ, U.S.
Peace Calendar - Tuscon, AZ, U.S.
Coalition for Peace and Justice - AR, U.S.
Citizens Against War on Iraq - northern AR, U.S.
Davis Peace Coalition - Davis, CA, U.S.
for the Advancement of Nonviolence - Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Fransisco Bay Area Progressive Directory - CA, U.S.
of about 1000 progressive activist organizations in the San
Francisco Bay Area & elsewhere, plus events calendar
Action to Stop the War - San Fransisco Bay Area, CA,
Center for Nonviolence - Santa Cruz, CA,
Coalition for Peace and Justice - West Hartford, CT, U.S.
Hartford Citizens for Peace and Justice - West Hartford, CT,
Action of Connecticut - Greenwich/Stamford, CT,
Mountain Peace and Justice Center - Boulder, CO,
Pacem in Terris - Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Peace Center - Washington, DC, U.S.
McGurkis & United Voices for Peace - St. Petersburg, FL,
Center - HI, U.S.
Peace Coalition - Boise, ID, U.S.
Illinois Coalition for Justice, Peace and the Environment - IL, U.S.
Peace Action Coalition - Bloomington, IN, U.S.
Peace - Peace and Social Justice of South Central Kansas -
Wichita, KS, U.S.
Peace Community - Louisville, KY, U.S.
and Justice Center of Eastern Maine - Bangor, ME,
for Justice and Peace - Boston, MA, U.S.
Peace Center - Deerfield, MA, U.S.
Regional and national
peace education programs
Citizens for Peace - MI, U.S.
for Peace - South MS, U.S.
Anti-War Coalition - Duluth, MN
For a Nonviolent World - Saint Paul, MN,
Peaceworks - Columbia, MO, U.S.
Rankin Peace Center - Missoula, MT, U.S.
Peace Seekers - MT, U.S.
links to Montana, Idaho and
Wyoming peace groups
Peace Action - Concord, NH, U.S.
Parents for Peace - Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
Center for Nonviolence - Ashland, OH, U.S.
County Peace Movement - Chester County, PA, U.S.
Center - Langhorne, PA, U.S.
Center of Delaware County - Springfield, PA, U.S.
- SC, U.S.
M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence - Memphis, TN,
Center for Peace and Justice - Austin, TX, U.S.
Center - Dallas, TX, U.S.
Center - San Antonio, TX, U.S.
The Peace and Justice Center - Burlington, VT, U.S.
Movement for Justice and Peace - Olympia, WA, U.S.
Virginia Peace - Shepherdstown, WV, U.S.
Funds projects for nonviolent social
Small grants for peace and justice
& Jerry's Foundation
Grants for progressive grassroots
United States Institute of Peace
Grants for "research,
education and training, and the dissemination of information on
international peace and conflict
from the Southern Poverty Law Center for youth-directed programs
Martin Luther King, Jr.
King Center - Atlanta, Georgia
Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Major resource of
information about King & educational projects on the Civil
Luther King Day Quotes
Quotes from MLK
Catholic Bishops - Social Development & World Peace
from Dr. King on nonviolence and peace
Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement
King & the movement + links
Shepard's Gandhi Page
Interpretations of Gandhian
Complete Site on Mahatma Gandhi
All your Gandhi needs.
Send an electronic Gandhi postcard. Take the Gandi quiz. Study
Gandhian philosophy. Read Gandhi's speeches. This website is
maintained by the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal Gandhi Book Centre.
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN AND EDUCATION
for Social Responsibility
Teaches kids peacemaking skills, using Americorps
program of the War Resister's League
Youth and Student Peace Coalition
Peace Action Network (SPAN)
Has chapters in high schools
and colleges across the United States
Coalition of Santa Cruz
Activities for children promoting tolerance,
love & peace
Kids can learn about the U.N. and
the world. Includes peace education resources.
Education for a Culture of Peace
United Nations program
United Nations program
Provides pro-peace military veterans to
speak to young people
Social justice educational materials, from the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
TAX RESISTANCE AND ECONOMIC CONVERSION
Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
A U.S. bill to establish
exclusively nonmilitary spending for taxes of conciencious
Tax Resisters Penalty Fund
Helps U.S. war tax resisters
pay IRS penalties
War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC)
of groups supporting war tax resistance
California War Tax Resistance (NOWTR)Supports conscientious
war tax resisters in Northern California
Part of the Peace and Security program
of the Institute for Policy Studies
VETERANS FOR PEACE AND CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION
Courage to Resist
Supporting the troops who refuse to fight
for Common Sense
Veterans Against the War
Veterans Against the War - Anti-Imperialist
Provides pro-peace military veterans to
speak to young people
Committee for Consciencious Objectors (CCCO)
on Conscience and War
Seven reasons not to register with
Selective Service, plus links.
PROGRESSIVE MEDIA/INDEPENDENT NEWS SOURCES
Indy Media is a critically important
international collective of non-corporate multi-media
National network of community radio
magazine from the Independent Media Institute
News and views for the progressive community
Bi-weekly magazine in print and
essays and information from Z Magazine
of progressive Jewish magazine Tikkun
Website of popular United Kingdom
Video collectives whose programs appear on public
access stations in the U.S.
is a non-profit network that airs an amazing variety of public
events without adding spin. Included in their programming is news
from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) which, though
not exactly progressive, is a breath of fresh air compared to
corporate U.S. news sources.
Before the Iraq war, it was often referred to by
U.S. media as "the CNN of the Arab world." Now they
don't like to refer to it at all. But you can....
Back the Media
Opposing right-wing corporate
News not found in corporate media
NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND JUSTICE GROUPS
Coalition of groups working to end war and
during Clinton impeachment mess, uses electronic media in
grassroots campaigns for peace, justice and Democratic
Merger of anti-nuclear weapons campaigns SANE and
Freeze. Works for peace and justice from the grassroots
Military Families Speak Out
People opposed to wars in Afghanistan ind Iraq who have relatives or loved ones in the military
pre-emptive strike for peace
International peace network begun in Israel;
silent vigils held in many countries
An International Women's Human Rights Organization
human rights for women and families around the world
Dedicated to informing the public about the
human costs of US foreign policy
Rejects violence for national defense or
for revolutionary change; committed to eliminating the causes of
Seeks to replace violence, war, racism,
and economic injustice with nonviolence, peace, and justice
Muste Memorial Institute
Founded to promote principles of
pacifist A.J. Muste
Resource centers promoting nonviolent direct
action for positive social change and peace
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
promotes peaceful societies based on democracy, human rights, social justice, equality and human security in South Africa and other African countries
Act Now to Stop War and End Racism
Portal to Green parties in all
Party of the United States
Committed to environmentalism,
social justice, non-violence and grassroots organizing
"War is not the answer, for only love can
conquor hate." Lots of information and links
SGI-USA: Soka Gakkai International - USA
Buhddist Association for Peace, Culture and Education
Peace Fellowship of North America
Works to build a culture
of peace rooted in justice
International Catholic peace and
The largest Catholic peace and justice
organization in the United States
Church a Peace Church
Offers resources on nonviolence,
speakers bureau, on-line discussions, and help making your church
a Peace Church
Works to abolish war
Jewish peace network
and Israelis for Nonviolence
Nonviolent action by
Palestinians and Israelis to address the Middle East
A gathering of peace and justice -
oriented Muslims of all backgrounds, affiliated with the
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Peace Campaign: AFSC
View the moving Wage Peace Movie;
purchase blue Wage Peace bracelets....
Peace Building Unit
Based on Quaker principles, works
toward the abolition of war and fulfillment of human
Service Committee on National Legislation (FSCNL)
lobby for peace, equity and justice
Worldwide multi-faith network working
Brigades International (PBI)
Volunteers accompany human
rights defenders, their organizations and others threatened by
Watch. Witness. Shield.
Justice Peace Human Shields
Iraqi human shields mission
in the Wilderness
Campaign to end economic sanctions
against Iraq; anti-war action plans
Supports peace, justice and sustainable
economies in the Americas
Promoting the world-wide movement of nude peace
Association for Progressive Communications
Internet Community for Environment, Human Rights, Development and
for Economic and Social Rights
Promotes social justice
through human rights to housing, education, health, food, work,
and social security.
for Peace International
Promotes people to people ties; many
opportunities for activists
Opposes state oppression in the
Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
Action Coalition (IAC)
States Institute of Peace
Committed to the Prevention,
Management, and Peaceful Resolution of International
Against World Empire
A conservative peace group
NONVIOLENCE TRAINING AND CONFLICT
New England Nonviolence Trainers Network
offers nonviolence training for peace and justice groups
Nonviolence Training Project
Promotes nonviolence and organizes workshops in Australia
Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies
nonviolence program at the University of Rhode Island certifies
people to lead workshops. Also offers nonviolence workshops for
schools & other organizations.
for the Advancement of Nonviolence
Located in Los Angeles,
California. Rev. James Lawson offers nonviolence
Programs include nonviolence training
and peacemaker training
Network of trainers across the
Friends Service Committee
Nonviolence program for
Creating a Culture of Peace (CCP)
Conflict Resolution Resources Main Quad
university devoted to conflict resolution education
Resolution Information Source
The University of Colorado's
gateway to vast resources on conflict resolution.
of Colorado Conflict Research Consortium
teaching, and application, focused on addressing difficult,
long-term, and intractable conflicts
for Conflict Resolution at Salisbury University
training and carries out mediation and conflict resolution work
on local, national and international levels
for Peaceable Schools
A center at Lesley University in
Cambridge, MA promoting peace and social justice that hosts a
summer institute on peaceable schooling
of Arts Program in Peace, Development, Security and International
The University of Innsbruck in
-A Peace and Development Organization for Conflict Transformation
by Peaceful Means
An online peace university
for Nonviolent Communication
Marshall Rosenberg's process
to help people resolve conflicts peaceably through empathic
listening and honest expressing
LINKS AND OTHER RESOURCES
Peace and Non-Violence Links
Jay's Peace and Nonviolence Links
International Peace Museum
Promotes peace and nonviolence.
Member of the International Network of Museums for
A world-wide calendar of protests with links to
global calendar of pro-peace and anti-racism protests, meetings,
benefits, and conferences; includes links to groups and news
Propeace community website inviting user contributions and
working to evolve from anti-war to pro-peace
for Legitimate Government
Focuses on fraudulent Bush
election, has calendar of peace events by state (follow "CLG's
Peace Protests Page" link)
World Peace Society of Australia
Actions and resources centered on the theme, "Peace Begins With Me."
Peace Studies Resources - Nonviolence Links - Academic Info
Peace and nonviolence links
to many peace groups, plus discussions, news & essays
Full Group Listings
Nonviolence.org's descriptions &
links to its member groups
Large bibliography page & other
peace and justice organizations that work on a variety of
Interactive site celebrating the 50th
anniversary of the peace symbol
Stickers, buttons, etc. for fundraising +
peace links page
catalogue of peace & social justice merchandise
Peace symbol apparel, flags, buttons and other
Morris Environmental T-Shirt Company; includes links &
World Peace Flag Homepage
Beautiful peace flag available,
plus other resources
Peace shirts by a Vermont tie-dye artist
Anti-war, anti-Bush t-shirts &
cotton products for a healthier world
Peace & other links
Steinmetz Center Peace Links
Includes academic programs in
peace studies and conflict resolution
of links, including interesting conspiracy ones
Urging a sane response to Sept. 11th. Includes
Lady's Quotes by Subject, Peace
Cranes Peace Network
Includes peace & nonviolence
quotes, history of peace symbols, and access to paper crane
For World Peace Now
Read prayers for peace from different
faiths and submit your own prayer
Light a cyber candle for peace and share your
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations
- Education Sector
Includes programs on nonviolence and
Contact information of foreign embassies in the U.S.
The main page has maps of every nation
Humanitarian Resource Institute: International Peace Center
promotes prevention and settlement of intra/interstate conflicts; published the International Interfaith Peace Declaration
An international museum uniting women and
Zen Millennium Peace Magazine
Dedicated to universal love
Network for Peace and Tolerance
People of different
backgrounds discuss peace, tolerance & non-violence
TASKS For Peace
Peace through religious and political tolerance