Outside Sites We Recommend

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Voices for the Children Left Behind
Arkansas Voices is a not-for-profit, statewide organization dedicated to seek justice for children. We serve the children and their families to break the cycle of incarceration and heal the effects of parental loss, along with other groups of children.

OMNI Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology
The OMNI Center is a coalition center for Events, Information, and Coordination for the many different Peace, Justice & Ecology groups in our community. Thanks for visiting! Contacts: Dick Bennet at and Gladys Tiffany at [email protected]

NATIONAL

National WAND
WAND was founded in 1982 as Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament. With the end of the cold war, we became Women’s Action for New Directions, and have been dedicating our energies to redirect federal budget priorities away from the military and towards peace.

United States Institute of Peace
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, national institution established and funded by Congress. Its goals are to help prevent and resolve violent international conflicts, promote post-conflict stability and democratic transparency.

Truthout
Truthout works to broaden and diversify the political discussion by introducing independent voices and focusing on under-covered issues and unconventional thinking.

VETSPEAK BLOG: Speaking Truth to Power
On this site veterans write about health and other concerns. This is a good resource for finding veteran groups.

Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action
Founded in 1977, Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action offers the opportunity to explore the meaning and practice of nonviolence from a perspective of deep spiritual reflection, providing a means for witnessing to and resisting all nuclear weapons.

Veterans for Peace
Veterans For Peace is a national organization founded in 1985. It is structured around a national office in Saint Louis, MO and comprised of members across the country organized in chapters or as at-large members.

Congress.org
Congress.org is a service of Capitol Advantage and Knowlegis, LLC; private, non-partisan companies that specialize in facilitating civic participation.

Iraq Veterans Against the War
IVAW was founded by Iraq war veterans in July 2004 at the annual convention of Veterans for Peace (VFP) in Boston to give a voice to the large number of active duty service people and veterans who are against the war in Iraq.

National Priorities Project
The National Priorities Project (NPP) offers citizen and community groups tools and resources to shape federal budget and policy priorities.

True Majority
True Majority was founded by Ben Cohen, founder of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream. It is a 501-c3 tax deductible organization. We started TrueMajority in order to compound the power of all those who believe in social justice.

Code Pink
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into health care, education and other life-affirming activities.

INTERNATIONAL

AFS-USA
AFS is one of the world’s largest community-based volunteer organizations dedicated to building a more just and peaceful world through international student exchange.

Women in Black
Women in Black is a world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence.

Women Watch
Women Watch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system.

Iraq Coalition Casualty Count
Sad statistics of the war.

International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

Gila Svirsky: A Personal Website
This is a website for a woman in Israel who has been involved in peace activism and Israel’s relationships with her neighbors for many years.