Activism "emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue" according to Merriam-Webster. Note: A few sites listed here may advocate activities or contain material that some people may find offensive. Activism Society.
Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society and to change society. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society. Forms of activism range from writing letters to newspapers or to politicians, political campaigning, economic activism such as boycotts or preferentially patronizing businesses, rallies, street marches, strikes, sit-ins, and hunger strikes.
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- Advocacy Evaluation - Advocacy evaluation, also called public policy advocacy design, monitoring, and evaluation, evaluates the progress or outcomes of advocacy, such as changes in public policy.
- Advocacy group - Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy. They have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social systems.
- Agitator - An agitator is a person who actively supports some ideology or movement with speeches and especially actions. The Agitators were a political movement as well as elected representatives of soldiers, including the New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell, during the English Civil War.
- Counterculture of the 1960s - The counterculture of the 1960s refers to an anti-establishment cultural phenomenon that developed first in the United Kingdom and the United States and then spread throughout much of the Western world between the early 1960s and the mid-1970s, with London, New York City, and San Francisco being...
- Community leader - Community leader is a designation, often by secondary sources, for a person who is perceived to represent a community. A simple way to understand community leadership is to see it as leadership in, for and by the community.
- Human rights activists - Human rights defenders or human rights activists are people who, individually or with others, act to promote or protect some variation of human rights.
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- Community organizing
- Counterculture of the 1960s
- Platform The Guardian - Activate www
Platform to make the world a better place through technology and the internet. Guardian - Activate. Includes videos from annual summits. The Guardian - Activate.
- All Associations Unorthodox www
All about unconventional, Unorthodox, unrestrained and unrepentant strategic thinking on the future of associations and the association community. Associations Unorthodox.
- Article The Village Voice: Tech Wars in Meat Space by Erik Baard www
Article on new less-lethal weapons police are looking at using to control protests, Village Voice: Tech Wars in Meat Space by Erik Baard, and new high tech devices being used by protesters. The Village Voice: Tech Wars in Meat Space by Erik Baard.
- Produces Latino Education Network Service www
Produces and distributes information about Latino and Latina history, Education Network Service, including history of Latino activism, in the United States. Latino Education Network Service.
- A Anti-Telemarketing EGBG Counterscript www
A diagram of questions you can use to give telemarketers a taste of their own medicine. Anti-Telemarketing EGBG Counterscript.
- A Essential Information www
A non-profit organization founded by Ralph Nader which encourages citizens to become active and engaged in their communities. Information. Site links to opinion articles on current issues. Essential Information.
- What Life History & Media Project www
What does it mean to be political these days? Young citizens tell their stories of using the media to inform themselves and get involved in politics. Life History & Media Project.
- Help Faith Action Counseling Education for Life www
Help for crisis pregnancies, Action Counseling Education for Life, pre and post abortion counseling and education. Faith Action Counseling Education for Life.
- The The Genocide Awareness Project www
The Genocide Awareness Project travels to universities across the U. Genocide Awareness Project.S. using massive photo murals. The Genocide Awareness Project.
- Helps Junkbusters www
Helps consumers reduce unwanted junk mail, Junkbusters, junk email, telemarketing calls, and protect their privacy from direct marketing companies. Junkbusters.
- Features Adbusters www
Features campaigns, Adbusters, spoof ads, uncommercials, and a magazine. Adbusters.
- Collecting Innovations in Democracy www
Collecting and sharing concepts, Democracy, ideas and information about empowering the governed to self-determination. Offers a large list of sites which propose various means to more democratic systems. Innovations in Democracy.
- A Tychiformation www
A proposed new system to shape the future of civilization through application of systematic planning processes that involve direct public participation, Tychiformation, from an anynomous urban planner's perspective. Tychiformation.
- Weekly Schnews magazine www
Weekly newsletter from Justice, magazine, Brighton's direct action collective. Activist, anti-corporate and international news. Schnews magazine.
- Militant Ontario Coalition Against Poverty www
Militant anti-poverty group led by John Clarke. Coalition Against Poverty. Involved in a campaign of protest and direct action to fight the federal, Ontario and Toronto governments for higher wages and welfare benefits, plus for tenant and immigrant rights. Ontario Coalition Against Poverty.
- Information Spicing up Procter and Gamble www
Information regarding the inhumane practices of Procter and Gamble's animal research. Spicing up Procter and Gamble.
- Information Donate To Dogs www
Information about puppy mills and easy-to-follow tips to save dogs from cruelty. Dogs. Also contains a list of charitable animal rescue groups. Donate To Dogs.
- Urges Boycott Georgia Pacific www
Urges a boycott of G-P's products unless construction is halted on a pipeline that endangers the St. Georgia Pacific. Johns River in Florida. Boycott Georgia Pacific.
- Proposes Boycott America www
Proposes consumer boycott of large US corporations as a protest against US consumption of resources, America, militarism and interference in affairs of other nations. Links to reading lists and to information on which corporations are US-based. Boycott America.
- Alexa: Activism Society
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Activism Society
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dmoz.org Directory: Activism Society