Current Nonviolent Resistance Campaigns in the U.S.A.
The Resistance Calendar Major national listing of actions created by Michael Moore.
Stand with Standing Rock "In honor of our future generations, we fight this pipeline to protect our water, our sacred places, and all living beings."
#NoDAPL Solidarity Supports the Indigenous led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Activist Organizations.
Camp of the Sacred Stone is the Inyan wakankagapi otip-Sacred Stone Camp from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, water protectors against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Oceti Sakowin Camp is a unified encampment of Water Protectors dedicated to protecting their land and water against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Indigenous People's Power Project (ip3) provides daily direct action trainings for Standing Rock.
Indigenous Environmental Network an alliance of Indigenous Peoples whose shared mission is to protect the sacredness of Earth Mother from contamination & exploitation by respecting and adhering to Indigenous knowledge and natural law
Native Organizers Alliance is dedicated to building the organizing capacity of Native organizers and groups building grassroots power for change among native peoples across the continent.
War Resisters League Resisting war at home & war abroad since 1923
Nonviolence International Researches and promotes nonviolent action, a culture of peace, and seeks to reduce violence and passivity worldwide.
Resource Center for Nonviolence Founded in 1976, this is a peace and justice organization promoting the practice of nonviolent social change
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is an independent, non-profit educational foundation that develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, nonmilitary strategies aimed at establishing and defending human rights, democratic self-rule and justice worldwide. Includes multimedia resources and webinars with literature translated into 50 languages.
The Catholic Worker Movement US organization consisting of local communities that gives hospitality to the poor and practices civil disobedience against militarism
Food not Bombs For over 30 years the movement has worked to end hunger and has supported actions to stop the globalization of the economy, restrictions to the movements of people, end exploitation and the destruction of the earth and its beings.
Adbusters Creative activism against commercial ads. Anticonsumerism and Buy-Nothing
Voices for Creative Nonviolence Engages in action to challenge U.S. economic and military warfare waged in the Middle East, in Pakistan and in Afghanistan
Critical Resistance Seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe.
The Fellowship of Reconciliation In the USA works with faith based nonviolent activism.
The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) is dedicated to bringing together Iraqi and international civil societies through concrete actions to build together another Iraq, with peace and Human Rights for all.
Activist Support Tools
The Change Agency.org is a unique collection of more than 1,000 resources for activists and organizers including workshop resources, case studies and articles.
Build A Movement (BAM) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to researching and spreading knowledge on the methods of nonviolent, grassroots activism to promote democracy, human rights and social change.
AYNI provides resources for decentralized networking structures.
Momentum is dedicated to teaching and learning the craft of popular movements fighting for justice.
Rhize Global network based in the US with activists that work as coaches and catalysts in order to facilitate the mutual learning and exchange of experiences and knowledge between movements working for nonviolent social change.
Organizing for Power, Organizing for Change lessons learned by Lisa Fithian, a trainer with over 30 years of organizing with the student, environmental, labor, immigrant, anti-war and global justice grassroots movements.
Organizations that give nonviolent accompaniment in order to protect threatened groups in conflict areas
Peace Brigades International Promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights defenders since 1981
Christian Peacemaker Team Building partnerships to transform violence and oppression.
Muslim Peacemakers Team Bring Iraqis together in peace to work for the good of the country. Encourage Iraqi people to be self-sufficient in the face of the violence across the country.
Nonviolent Peace Force As an unarmed, paid civilian peacekeeping force, Nonviolent Peaceforce fosters dialogue among parties in conflict and provides a protective presence for threatened civilians.
Resistance Information Resources
openDemocracy - Politics & Activism is a website for debate about international politics and culture, offers news and opinion articles from established academics, jourmalists and policymakers devoted to current issues in world affairs. One of their sections focuses on politics and activism