Activism in the Best of the Web Directory


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Being part of a democratic society allows many opportunities to be active in political and community issues. The internet allows you to do some of the legwork from your easy chair. The following links will put you in touch with the issues dear to your heart.

    Presents lists of alternative media, cyber rights sites and resources, and other related information.

  • Activist Rights

    Presents a list of resources for new and experienced activists, campaign organizers, and legal workers. FitzroyLegal

  • Avaaz

    A global web movement that allows people to take action on global, regional and national issues; includes details of current campaigns, an archive, and how to join. Avaaz

  • Common Dreams

    Nonprofit and nonpartisan citizens organization publishing breaking news from a progressive perspective along with ideas, opinions, and in-depth analyses.

  • Democracy Center

    Aims to advance social justice throughout the world through investigation and reporting. DemocracyCenter

  • DoSomething

    Provides guidance, education, and financing to young community leaders.

  • Essential Information

    Non-profit organization involved in a variety of projects to encourage citizens to become active in their communities.

  • Federation for American Immigration Reform

    Offers information on objectives, immigration facts and issues, media, legislation, taking action, board of directors and staff, endorsements, jobs, annual report and IRS filings. FAIRImmigration


    Provides technology and communications strategies for public affair objectives. Offers information on politics, including how to contact a representative. .

  • Media Education Foundation

    Produces and distributes video documentaries to encourage critical thinking and debate about the relationship between media and consumer. MediaEd

  • Mono No Aware

    Art-based campaign to raise awareness about the radioactive contamination occurring at a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the village of Rokkasho in Japan.

  • Movement for Justice By Any Means Necessary

    Coalition to defend affirmative action, integration, immigrant rights and fight for equality by any means necessary. followbamn/

  • No Labels

    Political activism takes a stand with the "no labels" challenge. Putting labels aside along with political parties this group works to unite Americans and move forward. nolabelsorg


    Posts protest action alerts and information in addition to providing regional protest details.

  • Rolling Jubilee

    Off shoot of the Occupy Wall Street activism. The group aims to raise money which will then be used to forgive debt. StrikeDebt

  • SeeClickFix

    Citizen activists are empowered by reporting non-emergency issues in their own neighborhoods. seeclickfix

  • We Are What We Do

    Encourages people to take simple, everyday actions in order to change the world. WeAreWhatWeDo

  • Women's March on Washington

    Part of a global day of protests to create change in the topics of women's rights, worker rights, and for the LGBTQIA community.

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