Kelly Sans Culotte

Activist Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union — Defending American freedoms enshrined in the Bill of Rights.

Amnesty International — working to protect human rights worldwide.

Center for Democracy and Technology — Internet issues, info about censorship and more.

Cato Institute — U.S. conservative libertarian think-tank for limited government, individual liberty, free markets and peace. Against military tribunals. Active in policy debates in the media.

U.S. Electoral Reform Action Agenda — A clearinghouse for information, a springboard for action. Created by the Progressive Challenge, Institute for Policy Studies and The Nation.

International Action Center — Lefties against U.S. imperialism, war, unemployment, sexism, racism and all oppressions.

International Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Commission — works against discrimination and abuse based on sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) — Champion of social justice ensuring that the voices of African Americans will be heard.

People For the American Way — organizes and mobilizes Americans to fight for fairness, justice, civil rights and the freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.

United For Peace and Justice — a coalition working against a U.S. war on Iraq. More antiwar groups see The Gully's: Sights on Iraq.

Act Now!
Letters Count!

Letters, faxes, phone calls, even emails have been proven to tip the balance in deciding policy from Ecuador to Evansville.

ACLU Tips on Writing to Your Elected Officials
Many legislators believe that a letter represents not only the position of the writer but also many other constituents who did not take the time to write.

ACLU Tips on Writing Letters to the Editor
Sending letters to the editor reach a large audience, including elected officials.

Contact the Big Wigs
UN General Assembly Members

UN Security Council Members

U.S. Congress — phone, fax, email info.

George W. Bush — ph (202)456-1414 or (202)456-1111; fax (202)456-2461; email:

Action Basics
To create change, you have to be visible, especially right there where you live. You can be as whimsical or confrontational as you want, as long as you are heard and seen.

The Lesbian Avenger Organizing Handbook offers easy, step-by-step instructions on how to plan your own actions from rallies to sit-ins. Includes the A,B,C's of creating powerful images, arranging legal support, and getting media attention. The best on the web.

United For Peace and Justice Activist Toolkits

How to Write A Press Release. Get people to your actions, and draw attention to your cause.

When the media ignores your actions or is biased, turn to FAIR's (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting) Media Activist Kit.

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