Tabling Organizations - CSN Tour 2012

The Algalita Marine Research Foundation is dedicated to the protection of the marine environment and its watersheds through research, education, and restoration.

Alliance for a Green Economy (AGREE New York) works for safe, affordable energy and the development of a green economy in New York State. Our goal is a prosperous, safe, and healthy New York, fulfilling the promise of conservation, energy efficiency, and safe, clean renewable energy sources to end our state's reliance on wasteful and environmentally destructive forms of energy.

Berks Gas Truth is a grassroots citizens’ group fighting natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania. Our group, founded in 2010, is modeled after Lehigh Valley Gas Truth founded by Cathy Frankenberg. There are now chapters in the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, and Central Pennsylvania, York, and Bucks-Montgomery-Philadelphia.

Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future.

The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League is a regional, community-based, non-profit environmental organization. Our founding principles are earth stewardship, environmental democracy, social justice, and community empowerment

The Bradley Manning defense fund is hosted by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Bradley Manning Support Network. With the increase in legal expenses due to the death penalty charge, donations are again being split between public education and support activities, and the legal costs.

Buffalo Field Campaign - We envision a life for buffalo in which they thrive within the state of inherent wildness as expressed in the Buffalo Bill of Rights. We also envision a world in which buffalo and all other native wildlife are given precedence on public land, and that buffalo herds will remain as a self-regulating sustainable population, and a viable genetic source for the future evolution potential of the species.

Cascadia Wildlands educates, agitates, and inspires a movement to protect and restore Cascadia's wild ecosystems. We envision vast old-growth forests, rivers full of wild salmon, wolves howling in the backcountry, and vibrant communities sustained by the unique landscapes of the Cascadia bioregion.

The Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, hovering on the brink of extinction.

Indiana’s oldest and largest consumer and environmental rights organization. Hoosiers working for Hoosiers.

CAN is a non-profit, grassroots organization based in New England and New York. We work to create a renewable energy-based economy that will create a clean, prosperous future for communities throughout the region.

Citizens for Huerfan County is a Colorado non-profit corporation formed in response to the potential threat posed by Shell Oil Company's exploratory drilling for natural gas in the pristine Cuchara Valley & neighboring region. Our Mission is to protect our health, safety and environment from the effects of oil and gas development in Huerfano County.

Clean Water Action is a one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Our goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.

Since the inception of Conscious Alliance in 2002, we have successfully collected and distributed enough food to provide over 1,164,000 meals to people in need. Our national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operates through ongoing, grassroots food collection and hunger awareness programs throughout the United States, primarily by organizing food drives at concerts and music events.

Don't Waste Arizona, Inc. (DWA) formally incorporated in the aftermath of the collaborative statewide effort among Arizona citizens, environmentalists, and grassroots groups to stop the proposed ENSCO toxic waste incinerator project.

Don't Waste Michigan (DWM) is a group of concerned citizens and organizations initially formed to prevent Michigan from becoming a nuclear waste dump for the entire region. Citizens throughout the state organized to stop the federal government in conjunction with the nuclear power industry from targeting Michigan to become a nuclear waste dump.

Donate Life America, formerly the Coalition on Donation, was founded by the transplant community in 1992 to educate the public about organ, eye and tissue donation and avoid duplication of effort.

Frack Action is engaged in a long-term campaign to protect our water, air, and public health from the dangerous practice of hydraulic fracturing. By raising awareness and empowering the public to organize in defense of their communities, we seek to expose the false claims of the gas industry and mobilize a citizen movement to protect our health and our future.

The Mission of Gift of Life, Is to provide resources to treat children with congenital heart defects from anywhere in the world where our assistance is needed.

HeadCount is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to inspiring participation in democracy through the power of music.

Healthy Environment ALliance of Utah - HEAL has established itself as a leader in the struggle to make Utah's environment healthy and safe for all. We have grown from a small group of six people meeting around a table to the point that we now have thousands of supporters, hundreds of members, dozens of core volunteers, and five staff. Our successful campaign to get the importation of hotter radioactive wastes banned by a reluctant state legislature is proof that when citizens insist on open, inclusive, and accountable governance, they can be heard and heeded.

At Heart of America Northwest, our mission is to advance our region's quality of life through highly credible research, education, and participation of citizens in issues affecting the health, environment, and economy of the Northwest particularly as it affects Hanford.

HEARTWOOD is a regional network that protects forests and supports community activism in the eastern United States through education, advocacy, and citizen empowerment.

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) was founded by Iraq war veterans in July 2004 at the annual convention of Veterans for Peace (VFP) in Boston to give a voice to the large number of active duty service people and veterans who are against this war, but are under various pressures to remain silent.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is an award-winning affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and was incorporated in June of 1978 as a 501 (c) (3) organization by the City of Cincinnati. We are led by a volunteer Board and financially supported by corporate and individual donations, grants, foundations, and the City of Cincinnati. Our staff is dedicated to providing programs that are, Grassroots in Nature, Results Oriented, Ongoing, Based on Changing Behaviors and
Dependent on Public and Private Partnerships.

The Keep the Ban Coalition is a group of local and state organizations working to maintain the existing ban on uranium mining in Virginia. More than 10,000 citizens have stated their support for the ban to the General Assembly, and 85 government entities and nonprofit groups (that are not part of the Coalition) have expressed deep concerns about lifting Virginia’s 30-year ban on uranium mining.

A grass roots organization, the Maumee Bay Association, began meeting in 2000 when there was a proposal to expand the dredge disposal facility in the bay. Sandy Bihn led the group which met monthly and expanded issues and region. In 2004/2005 the group joined the WATERKEEPER Alliance and became the Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association.

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment works to protect and restore the environment through education, public engagement, and legal action.

Missourians for Safe Energy is a group that aims to educate our community about the dangers, costs and commitments of nuclear power.

Missourians for Safe Energy is a grassroots, non-profit group working for a safe, sustainable energy future. MSE is deeply concerned about climate change, about the finite nature of our current energy sources, and about the other environmental and security implications of continuing to rely on fossil fuels and nuclear power.

BEST/MATRR is a local chapter of BREDL, which is a league of environmental groups from 7 southeastern states and a 501(c)3 non-profit, community-based environmental organization. The founding principles are earth stewardship, environmental democracy, social justice, and community empowerment. BREDL educates citizens, assists groups who have local environmental concerns, and files legal actions with the court system, the TVA, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace is a non-profit organization concerned with the local dangers involving the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, and with the dangers of nuclear power, weapons and waste on national and global levels. Additionally, Mothers for Peace concerns itself with issues of peace, social justice and a safe environment.

NC WARN is a member-based nonprofit tackling the accelerating crisis posed by climate change – along with the various risks of nuclear power – by watch-dogging utility practices and working for a swift North Carolina transition to energy efficiency and clean power generation. In partnership with other citizen groups, NC WARN uses sound scientific research to inform and involve the public in key decisions regarding their wellbeing.

Nuclear Energy Information Service is a non-profit organization
committed to ending nuclear power.

NIRS/WISE is the information and networking center for people and organizations concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation, and sustainable energy issues.

NWEA uses a mix of approaches — including negotiation, litigation, education, community organizing, and advocacy — to obtain the best outcome for people and the environment:

Notes for Notes is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing youth with FREE access to musical instruments, instruction and recording studio environments so that music may become a profoundly positive influence in their lives. We build, equip and staff after-school recording studios called MusicBoxes: positive, safe, and inspiring recording studio environments that offer youth the opportunity to explore, create and record music for FREE.

Nuclear Watch South's mission is to phase out nuclear power and promote conservation and sustainable energy sources such as wind and solar. Halt the proliferation of nuclear materials and abolish the global threat of nuclear weapons.
Promote the formation of ethical environmental policies for nuclear waste handling and containment

Nuke Free Texas was founded to be the information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists in Texas and the nation concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues.

Nukewatch is a Wisconsin-based environmental and peace action group, dedicated to the abolition of nuclear power, weapons and continued radioactive waste production. Nukewatch brings critical attention to the locations, movements, dangers, and the politics of nuclear weapons and dangerous wastes. Staff and volunteers advocate Gandhian nonviolence in education and action, and report on nuclear issues in the Nukewatch Quarterly newsletter.

Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. We are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. The Ohio Chapter was established 40 years ago and represents more than 25,000 members and supporters. The Chapter advocates for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and public transit. We proudly defend Ohio’s forests, state parks, and nature preserves.

Nuclear power is dangerous, producing site contamination and sickened workers, with no solution to radioactive waste. Nuclear power is by far the most expensive way to generate electricity—Wall Street won’t invest in it. Massive government subsidies for nuclear are stealing development dollars from solar, wind and efficiency. Visit the Nuclear Committee page to learn more about our specific issues and get involved today.

Ojai Raptor Center (ORC) is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured, orphaned and displaced birds of prey in Ventura County, California.

Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace and justice organization which works for a world where human needs are met, the environment is preserved, and the threats of war and nuclear weapons have been abolished. We are committed to non-violence as a way of life and offer our members opportunities for education, lobbying and public witness.

Progressive Democrats of America was founded in 2004 to transform the Democratic Party and our country. We seek to build a party and government controlled by citizens, not corporate elites-with policies that serve the broad public interest, not just private interests. As a grassroots PAC operating inside the Democratic Party, and outside in movements for peace and justice, PDA played a key role in the stunning electoral victories of November 2006 and 2008. Our inside/outside strategy is guided by the belief that a lasting majority will require a revitalized Democratic Party built on firm progressive principles.

The Toledo-Lucas County (TLC) Rain Garden Initiative will introduce the idea of rain gardens to homeowners, developers, nurseries and landscapers, business owners, and governmental agencies and assist them in constructing rain gardens as a way to manage storm water by providing demonstration gardens, technical training and public information and involvement.

Crosby, Stills and Nash FANS please Bring CANS' or any
healthy and nutritious non-perishable food item for
rock CAN roll , to help our neighbours who live with
hunger. A list of most needed foods CAN be found at By working together, we CAN beat hunger!

SING is a coalition of environmental activists and groups working to maintain and promote the environmental and political integrity of the Glades region.

Seva Foundation is dedicated to finding skillful means to relieve suffering caused by poverty around the world.

SAFE! Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment. The extremely environmentally devastating practice of fracking is scheduled to start in southern IL this June. This group is intended to help network, inform, and organize a resistance.

Southwest Research and Information Center (SRIC) was founded in 1971 for the purpose of providing information to the public on the effects of energy development and resource exploitation on the people and their cultures, lands, water, and air of New Mexico and the Southwest.

The Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) was founded in 1987as the Military Production Network (MPN) to support the activities of grassroots groups around the country. During the past 25 years its members have worked together as a network to influence national policies related to nuclear weapons production, testing, research, cleanup of contaminated sites, public safety, and worker health

The Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility works to educate and protect the citizens of the State of California and future generations from the dangers of radioactive contamination.

The Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) works to protect and restore ancient forests, watersheds, coastal estuaries, and native species in Northern California. EPIC uses an integrated, science-based approach, combining public education, citizen advocacy, and strategic litigation.

The GrassRoots EnErgy activist Network (GREEN) provides strategic legal, policy and media information and analysis to the growing number of communities impacted by oil and gas drilling/fracking in Colorado and beyond.

The Snake River Alliance serves as Idaho's nuclear watchdog and Idaho's advocate for renewable and nuclear-free energy. We raise community awareness about the dangers of nuclear waste, weapons and power while working to identify and promote sustainable alternatives. We do our work through advocacy, collaboration, education and grassroots organizing.

The Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED ) Coalition is an alliance of individuals, businesses, and organizations advocating sustainable energy strategies for Texas, including the use of renewables and conservation. SEED also educates the public about the economic, environmental, and health benefits of a sustainable energy strategy.

The Virginia League of Conservation Voters - We Virginians cherish our heritage. We also love our land. We all want clean air, clean water, preservation of our heritage, and protection of our farmland and forests.

Tri Valley CARES is here to advocate for the health of the people of the Tri-Valley and Tracy, California, to elevate public discourse on health issues, and to involve the directly affected public in decisions about contamination at the nearby Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

UTH Cafe is a soldier outreach program based just outside of the largest military installation in the United States, Fort Hood, in Killeen Texas. UTH is run solely by donations, to promote the free and uncensored exchange of ideas and information among active duty and reserve military personnel and civilians.

Local, renewable technologies such as wind, solar, hydro and minimal biomass can meet a fifth of our energy needs by 2015, improve our economy by supporting new businesses and create new, high-paying jobs. We can replace Vermont Yankee. Act today to change tomorrow.

A non-profit educational and humanitarian organization of vets dedicated to increasing public awareness of the costs of war.

The mission of Western Watersheds Project is to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and litigation.