activism

Amnesty International

Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights, including the right to sexual and interpersonal nonviolence, body sanctity and freedom of information.

Activism 101

Want to step up and start standing up for the issues most important to you? Here's a few basics on how young activists can get started.

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources.

The Voices and Faces Project

The Voices and Faces Project is a non-profit national survivor network created to give voice and face to survivors of sexual violence, offering a sense of solidarity and possibility to those who have lived through abuse, while raising awareness of how this human rights and public health issue impacts victims, families and communities.

The Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights is a nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and defending women's reproductive rights worldwide.

NARAL

For more than 30 years, NARAL Pro-Choice America has been the nation's leading advocate for privacy and a woman's right to choose.

Hip Mama

An online parenting webzine "bursting with political commentary and ribald tales from the front lines of motherhood" with blog entries, links to stories, recipes, news, chat and more.

Mothering Magazine

The online companion to the print edition of Mothering magazine, offering natural and organic solutions to parenting issues. Lots of links and information on activism, pregnancy and birth, childrearing and more.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte is a Planned Parenthood affiliate that operates more than 30 health centers in mid-California and Northern Nevada, serving over 200,000 patients each year. They provide reproductive, sexual and gender-affirming healthcare and education.

World AIDS Day (2001)

For the past 13 years, people all over the world have used this day to educate, learn, remember and think about and put the focus of the global community for just one day on HIV and AIDS. Saturday, December 1st is no exception.