Online Resources - Organizations

May 30, 2011
The International Movement ATD Fourth World (Canada) is a non-governmental organization that engages individuals and institutions in support of the efforts of the very poor to free themselves from...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is an American nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and...
Keywords: Legal Research, low-income, Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Indigenous Action Media is a volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & activists out of Arizona that work together on a project by project basis for media justice.
Keywords: Arizona, Indigenous, Media, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Institute for Research on Poverty is a centre for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is based at the University of...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) provides a number of legal and advocacy services in the areas of disability, mental, human rights and poverty.
Keywords: CLAS, Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
The Calgary Workers Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that hopes to build the individual and collective capacity of Calgarians to understand and achieve employment rights and benefits....
Keywords: Alberta, Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Act Up in Saskatchewan has news, events, forums, journals for the Saskatchewan activist community.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 30, 2011
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is an online library with a searchable database of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian law documents, court decisions, legal briefs, and...
Keywords: Human Rights, poverty, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research. The European Centre site has...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare policy, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) is a non-profit, community-based organization that has been providing services for immigrant women and their young children in Vancouver since 1975.
Keywords: ESL, newcomers, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
May 30, 2011
Picture the Homeless is a homeless-led organization in New York that fights for the civil and human rights of homeless people. Picture the Homeless is founded on the principle that in order to...
Keywords: Homelessness, Human Rights, New York, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Monarch Housing Associates is a mission driven, results oriented non-profit. Their vision is that every person will have quality affordable, permanent housing that fosters freedom, independence and...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Women Against Violence Against Women is a non-profit organization that provides sexual assault services to women in Vancouver. They operate within a feminist and anti-oppressive framework and are...
Keywords: rape crisis centre, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
Vancouver Women's Health Collective is a collective of women who advocate for changes in women's health care. They have a practitioner/therapist directory, hold workshops and provide other...
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Justice System website provides a resource for justice system professionals and others working to understand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD...
Keywords: Disability, fetal alcohol, Legal Research, Mental Health, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Canadian Housing Equality Resources is a national website developed by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) to provide community advocates with tools to help them effectively...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Liens vers le site Web de chaque Régie régionale; la plupart des sites régionaux offrent soit un répertoire régional des organismes communautaires ou des liens vers les sites Web de ces organismes....
Keywords: Health, Welfare, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
Community Resource Connections of Toronto website is a comprehensive source of information for mental health consumers/survivors, family members and service providers.
Keywords: Mental Health, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
CERA is one of the nation's leaders in human rights protection in housing.
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, housing discrimination, Human Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This website is the UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.
Keywords: Women, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
The purpose of Young Women Connect is to "connect" young women locally and nationally across Canada on the issues and actions towards eliminating racism, violence and poverty.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This is the site of the national organization of injured workers groups. The Canadian Injured Workers Alliance's page of links is very useful.
Keywords: Workers' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
An umbrella organization of ethno-cultural associations and individuals in the Greater Moncton Area that is actively involved in the settlement and adjustment of new immigrants and refugees.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, New Brunswick, Organizations
May 30, 2011
National Alliance of Children and Youth is a network of more than 60 national organizations committed to improving the lives of children and youth in Canada.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
This centre is a settlement service agency for immigrants and refugees that also provides educational programs to help London, Ontario residents understand other cultures and learn about global...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, settlement services, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) is an international independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit human rights organisation campaigning for the protection of housing rights and the...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
J4MV is a volunteer driven political non-profit collective comprised of committed activists from diverse walks of life (including labour activists, educators, researchers, students and youth of...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, migrant workers, Workers' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The Ontario Health Coalition is a network of over 400 grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. Their primary goal is to empower the members of their constituent...
Keywords: community organizing, Health, health care policy, Organizing, public policy, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The Benton Foundation provides a critical look at the American media. The Benton Foundation works to ensure that media and telecommunications serve the public interest and enhance our democracy. They...
Keywords: Media, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
This is the website for a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization whose mission is to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women, within a bilingual Canada.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
New York Coalition for the Homeless has some resources and research reports on homelessness, including a searchable Resource Guide for food, shelter and services for homeless and low-income New...
Keywords: Homelessness, low-income, New York, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
This union protects the rights of unionized employess of BC's Health sector.
Keywords: Health, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
(TRAC) is a Vancouver-based non-profit organization working on behalf of B.C.'s one million tenants. They came together in 1983 to protest a government plan to eliminate rent control and abolish the...
Keywords: British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
BC Centre for Women's Health (BCCWH) has many online resources on aboriginal health, health care reform, women and addictions, women with disabilities, lesbian health and many more.
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The LSLAP (Law Students' Legal Advice Program) was incorporated in 1979 as a non-profit society, to provide free legal advice and representation for the poor and disadvantaged. Part of the program is...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Law Courts Education Society of BC has an extensive website aimed at making justice more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Court documents, Legal Research, self-help, British Columbia, Organizations, Research and education
May 29, 2011
TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. Taproot Newsletter is the online...
Keywords: advocacy, legal help, Media, Victoria, British Columbia, Organizations, Research and education
May 29, 2011
The Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement (IPSM) is a collective whose primary goal is to ally ourselves with indigenous peoples in the active fight for mutual self-determination.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
An all volunteer organization of prisoners, their families, friends, human rights activists and abolitionists of the death penalty who campaign on behalf of all innocent prisoners.
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
TAO Communications is a project of the Toronto-area tech collective known as OAT (Organizing for Autonomous Telecomms). They provide mail, lists and webhosting to individuals and groups working...
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Technology, Organizations, All of Canada, Services