Resources

The Clearinghouse for Progressive Action’s Resources page is delineated by thematic area. Each resource includes ways to take action as provided by that resource.

Resources are being added regularly–check back soon for more, and please send others to team@myprogressiveaction.net

Children

Civil Liberties

American Civil Liberties Union: https://www.aclu.org/issues/free-speech Take action, get info.

National Coalition Against Censorship: http://ncac.org/ Get info, including anti-censorship tools for schools.

People for the American Way: http://www.pfaw.org/ Take action, get info.

Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Defending Dissent Foundation: http://bordc.org/ Take action, get info.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: http://www.rcfp.org/ Legal help for journalists.

National Freedom of Information Coalition: http://www.nfoic.org/ Take action, get info and tools, grantmaking.

American Booksellers for Free Expression: http://www.bookweb.org/abfe Get info, tools.

Congress

Congressional votes relating to Trump policies: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/congress-trump-score/

Congressional Committee map: http://committeemaps.org/ 

Find Your Senator: https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/

Find Your Representative: https://www.house.gov/representatives/contact/

How to set up a meeting with your congressperson: http://familiesusa.org/product/how-set-meeting-your-member-congress

Disabilities

ADAPT: www.adapt.org Take action, get info, get trained.

American Association of People with Disabilities: http://www.aapd.com/ Take action, get info and tools, join, donate.

Americans with Disabilities Act: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability/ada Get info.

National Center on Disabilities and Journalism: http://ncdj.org/resources/organizations/ List of organizations, take action, get info and tools, join, donate.

National Disabilities Rights Network: http://www.ndrn.org/index.php Take action, get info, tools and training, join, donate.

Donation Guide

Support.FM Express: http://www.support.fm/express Get info.

Economic Justice

Education

National Center for Science Education: https://ncse.com/

Environment, Climate and Energy

START, www.startguide.org, is a wonderful reference for environmental resources. Click any topic below for a list of groups you can contact to volunteer, donate, take action, get info, join and more:

Government Accountability

#DisruptJ20 (legal action for those arrested while protesting): http://www.disruptj20.org/ Legal resource.

2 Hours a Week: 2hoursaweek.org Take action.

5 Calls: 5Calls.org Take action.

10 Ways for Us:  http://10waysfor.us/ Take action, get information.

Action Groups: http://actiongroups.net/ Take action as part of a group.

American Civil Liberties Union: https://www.aclu.org/ Take action, get information, donate.

Avaaz: https://secure.avaaz.org/page/en/ Take action.

Daily Action: https://dailyaction.org/ Take action.

Do Something: https://www.dosomething.org/us Take action.

Fight Trump/#Fight Trump: https://www.fighttrump.co/ Take action.

First 100 Ways   https://www.facebook.com/First100Ways/ Take action, donate

Five Minute Resistance: http://fiveminuteresistance.org/ Take action.

Flippable: https://www.flippable.org/ Organize to elect democrats and progressives.

Friends Committee on National Legislation https://www.fcnl.org/ Find information.

Global Citizen: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/ Take action, get information.

Grab Your Wallet: https://grabyourwallet.org/ Take action, get information.

Group Warriors for Humanity: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WarriorsforHumanity/ Take action.

How to Help: News you can do something about http://us14.campaign-archive1.com/?u=ed9f6fd7f4d1dc8163c1acc54&id=3388432d58 Take action.

Indivisible: https://www.indivisibleguide.com/ Join a group for action.

Knock Every Door: https://knockeverydoor.org/?source=fb20170117 Take action.

The Least Among Us:  http://tinyletter.com/theleastamongus Take action and/or donate.

Move On: http://front.moveon.org/ Take action, get information.

My Civic Workout: https://www.mycivicworkout.com/ Take action, get information.

Pantsuit Nation Resources: http://www.pantsuitresources.com/ Take action, get information.

Petition the White House: http://www.petitions.whitehouse.gov Create and sign petitions directed at the administration.

Project 1491:  https://project1461.org/ Take action.

Rage Against Hate: https://www.ragedonate.com/ Donate.

Resistance Calendar: https://www.resistancecalendar.org Take action.

Sister District: https://www.sisterdistrict.com/run-for-office/  Organize to elect democrats and progressives.

Stay Nasty America: http://www.staynastyamerica.org Take action.

Swing Left: swingleft.org  Organize to elect democrats and progressives.

TogetherList http://togetherlist.com/ A list of organizations providing information and actions.

Unite Blue: https://uniteblue.org/ Take action.

Vote Smart: http://votesmart.org/ Find out how your representatives in the Legislative branch vote!

Wall-of-Us: https://www.wall-of-us.org/ Take action.

We Protest Today: https://www.weprotest.today/ Take action.

We’re His Problem Now (The 65): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/174f0WBSVNSdcQ5_S6rWPGB3pNCsruyyM_ZRQ6QUhGmo/htmlview# Take action.

What Do I Do About Trump: https://www.whatdoidoabouttrump.com/call-to-action/ Take action.

What the Fuck Just Happened Today: https://whatthefuckjusthappenedtoday.com/ “Logging the daily shock and awe.”

White House Comment page: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/write-or-call Call, email or send a letter on an issue of concern.

Gun Control

Every Town for Gun Safety: http://everytown.org/

 

Immigration

#Not1More: http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/   Take action, submit art, get info.

CIVIC: http://www.endisolation.org/ Take action, volunteer, get info, donate.

Kids in Need of Defense: https://supportkind.org/ Volunteer, donate, get info.

National Day Laborer Organizing Network: http://www.ndlon.org/en/ In English,  http://www.ndlon.org/es/ In Spanish. Take action, get info, get trained, donate.

National Immigration Law Center: https://www.nilc.org/ Legal help, get info.

United We Dream: http://unitedwedream.org/ Get help, take action, get info, donate.

Jobs and Labor

FRESC: Good Jobs Strong Communities, Colorado www.fresc.org Take action, get info, join.

Justice System and Policing

 

LGBTQ Concerns

Garden State Equality: http://www.gardenstateequality.org/

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: www,thetaskforce.org

National Security/Foreign Policy

Nonprofits

Independent Sector: https://www.independentsector.org/ 

Panels, Presentations and Discussions

CUNY Graduate Center: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/GC-Presents

Reproductive Health and Rights

Racial Justice and Civil Rights

Black Lives Matter: www.blacklivesmatter.com

Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org

NAACP: www.naacp.org/ 

Southern Poverty Law Center: www.splcenter.org

Social Protection (e.g., Hunger, Homelessness, Poverty, Low-income Housing)

Results, The Power to End Poverty: http://www.results.org/find_a_community_results_group Take action, get info, join.

Rural Organizing Project: https://www.rop.org Take action, get info, join, donate.

United for Homes: www.unitedforhomes.org Take action, get info, join, donate.

Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

 

Taxes and Budget

Women’s Issues

Groups by Geography

This list is comprised of groups that are working on multiple issues at the state and national levels.

Across the US

The Center for Popular Democracy:  https://populardemocracy.org/ Take action, get info, donate.

Friends Committee for National Legislation: www.fcnl.org Take action, get info, get trained, donate.

Organizing for Action: www.ofa.us Take action, get info, join, donate.

Colorado

FRESC: Good Jobs Strong Communities: www.fresc.org Take action, get info, join, donate.

Illinois

Illinois People’s Action: http://www.illinoispeoplesaction.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/ILPeoplesAction/ Take action, get info, join, donate.