Learn more about the following organizations.
Alabama Rivers Alliance Our purpose is to protect & restore Alabama's rivers. To do this, we advocate smart water policy, organize at the grassroots level, and teach citizens how they can protect their water. We are privately funded and accomplish our mission with the financial support of people like you. Our goal is to achieve healthy rivers, healthy people, and a healthy system of government for the state of Alabama.
The Alliance for Nuclear Accountability We began as an alliance of affected peoples, organizers, health workers, and scientists who wanted to take on a military complex that was poisoning communities, wasting billions of our money, and putting the world at risk. ANA supports our over 30 member organizations and groups who are working throughout the country to empower citizens to take action and to protest an opaque and mismanaged nuclear complex.
Berks Gas Truth is a grassroots community organization of over 600 concerned citizens who are fighting to stop unconventional natural gas drilling. We are dedicated to raising public awareness of the issues surrounding drilling and taking action to protect our environment, communities, human health and safety from its consequences.
C-10 Research & Education Foundation (Seabrook) C-10’s mission is threefold: Monitor radiological emissions from the Seabrook nuclear reactor for use in assessing the impact on health and the environment; Research and advocate for upgraded safety and security at the Seabrook nuclear reactor and Lead in educating the public about clean, safe and sustainable energy alternatives to nuclear power.
Center for Biological Diversity believes that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.
Citizens Awareness Network 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.. By empowering people to take action, we have helped transform debates over energy, pollution, and environmental justice, and we have played an instrumental role in reducing New England's use of nuclear power by over 33%.
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.
Committee to Ban Fracking The Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan is a Ballot Question Committee registered with the State of Michigan Bureau of Elections. We are a political campaign, not a non profit organization. We formed in 2012 to start a statewide ballot initiative to prohibit the new type of horizontal fracking and frack wastes in Michigan. Ballot questions are non-partisan.
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.
Frack Action 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.
Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants is bringing awareness to the plight of Bamboo, Chai and Watoto, the three elephants who live on display at Woodland Park Zoo. Our mission is for them to be retired to a sanctuary with vast spaces in a suitable climate and that the live elephant exhibit be permanently closed. A recent survey showed that Seattleites embrace these values with 62% favoring the elephants’ retirement.
Heart of America Northwest is the region's leading citizens' group, with over 15,000 members in Washington and Oregon, working for the cleanup of Hanford, the most contaminated area in the Western Hemisphere. For over 23 years we have led the efforts to protect the Columbia River and health of future generations from Hanford's spreading contamination and to stop Hanford from being used as a national radioactive waste dump.
Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) is Missouri’s independent, citizens' environmental organization for clean water, clean air, clean energy, and a healthy environment..
Missourians for Safe Energy is a Peaceworks project dedicated to pursuing safe,sustainable, and carbon-free, nuclear-free energy for the state of Missouri.
Mothers for Peace MATRR members have studied energy efficiency and different forms of power generation and publish factsheets showing why Energy Efficiency and Renewable/Sustainable Energy choices are more financially beneficial as well as environmentally friendly. We simply do not need to risk the health of our children and grandchildren by producing more radioactive waste along the Tennessee River. We demand that the TVA not place this risk on our communities, but rather invests TVA resources into 1. safely securing the existing radioactive waste it has created, and 2. providing cost-effective energy efficiency programs and smart, affordable renewable energy for our valley.
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.
NAWO is a non-profit organization chartered in 1982 to educate people about solutions to environmental problems caused by society's wastes.
Northwest Environmental Advocates Our mission is to work through advocacy and education to protect and restore water and air quality, wetlands and wildlife habitat.
Notes for Notes is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that designs, equips, and staffs after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls Clubs offering youth the opportunity to explore, create, and record music for FREE. Notes for Notes Studios are packed with professional instruments – guitars, basses, drums, keyboards/synths – and equipment – DJ gear, digital music workstations – and full recording facilities. Beyond providing access to equipment and resources, we educate youth about careers both on the stage and behind the scenes.
Nuclear Energy Information Service is a non-profit organization committed to ending nuclear power in Illinois.
Nuclear Information and Resource Service 2013 marked the 35th anniversary of Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS). We were founded to be the national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues.
Nuke Free South was started as Georgians Against Nuclear Energy (GANE) in 1977 in opposition to Georgia Power plans to build nuclear reactors Vogtle and Hatch. In 2006, the name was changed to Nuclear Watch South to better reflect direct action campaigns on broader issues such as the Savannah River Site nuclear weapons complex on Georgia's border in South Carolina. Today, the mostly volunteer, grassroots environmental group is still on the job working to shape nuclear policies and raise public awareness of nuclear weapons, nuclear reactors, and nuclear waste.
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.
Ohio Citizen Action is people like you who have joined together to prevent pollution. Non-profit and non-partisan, Ohio Citizen Action was founded in 1975.
Ojai Raptor Center (ORC) is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured, orphaned and displaced birds of prey in Ventura County, California.
Oregon Sierra Club The Sierra Club's Oregon Chapter represents the organization's 20,000 members in Oregon and has worked to protect Oregon's environment and natural resources since 1978. Today, the Sierra Club employs eight staff in Oregon who work with volunteer leaders to advance the chapter's conservation priorities.
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts.
RockCANRoll is a volunteer, 501c3, non-profit, hunger relief organization and think tank. Our message is simple: Help Out While You Rock Out! We collaborate with rock concerts, schools, corporations, and private individuals to collect healthy non-perishable food (for people and pets) and basic necessities for distribution to local agencies and into the hands of children, seniors and families who live with hunger and in poverty. Help Out While You ROCK OUT!
Seacoast Anti-Pollution League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit marine conservation organization in Santa Cruz, California. Our mission is caring for the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy, and citizen action.
SEVA Seva Foundation is a Berkeley based organization founded in 1978 by a group of medical professionals, counterculture activists, musicians, and compassionate individuals, all dedicated to the prevention of blindness around the globe. Seva has helped restore the eyesight to nearly 4 million people with programs in 20 countries, reaching many of the poorest communities in the world in: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Mexico, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nepal, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, Tanzania, Tibet/China, Uganda, United States In some of these countries Seva’s programs account for between 25% and 50% of all eye surgeries performed.
SC Sierra Club's mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth. To practice and promote the responsible use of earth's ecosystems and resources. To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment. To use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Southwest Research and Information Center Southwest Research and Information Center is a multi-cultural organization working to promote the health of people and communities, protect natural resources, ensure citizen participation, and secure environmental and social justice now and for future generations.
Tri-Valley CARES At a grassroots organization like Tri-Valley CAREs, our job is not only to meet our goals for nuclear disarmament and cleanup, but to meet the needs for empowerment and information in the community as well.
Vermont Citizens Action Network We have an extraordinary opportunity over the next year to create a clean, renewable energy future that is right for Vermont. In May 2006, the Vermont legislature unanimously passed Act 160, which gave the power to decide the future of the Vermont Yankee plant to Vermont's democratically elected representatives. Act 160 stipulates that detailed and independent studies must be conducted and that there be significant public input throughout the process. Act 160 allows us to democratically close Vermont Yankee and participate in the creation of a clean, affordable and safe energy future.
Veterans For Peace is a national organization founded in 1985 by military veterans opposed to the Reagan administration's war against the people of Central America. It includes men and women veterans of all eras and duty stations spanning the Spanish Civil War, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Panama, Persian Gulf, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, other conflicts and periods in between.
Water Legacy Mission: Protect Minnesota’s water resources and the human and ecological communities that depend on that water from environmental degradation, particularly that caused by sulfide mining. Vision: We value fresh, clean water as a legacy for generations to come. We believe Minnesota’s freshwater is a precious ecological resource and is essential to the health of local communities and regional economies.
Western Environmental Law Center uses the power of the law to defend and protect the American West’s treasured landscapes, iconic wildlife and rural communities. We combine our legal skills with sound conservation biology and environmental science to address major environmental issues in the West in the most strategic and effective manner. We work at the national, regional, state, and local levels; and in all three branches of government. We integrate national policies and regional perspective with the local knowledge of our 100+ partner groups to implement smart and appropriate place-based actions.
Western Watersheds Project The mission of Western Watersheds Project is to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and legal advocacy. Western Watersheds Project is a nonprofit environmental conservation group with 1,500 members founded in 1993 and has field offices in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Arizona, California, and Oregon. WWP works to influence and improve public lands management throughout the West with a primary focus on the negative impacts of livestock grazing on 250 million acres of western public lands, including harm to ecological, biological, cultural, historic, archeological, scenic resources, wilderness values, roadless areas, Wilderness Study Areas and designated Wilderness.
Vote Solar is a non-profit grassroots organization working to fight climate change and foster economic opportunity by bringing solar energy into the mainstream. Since 2002, Vote Solar has engaged in state, local and federal advocacy campaigns to remove regulatory barriers and implement key policies needed to bring solar to scale. We have staff in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania