Online Resources - Organizations

May 29, 2011
The Independent Media Centre is an alternative news source reporting on activism.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
IDEA Regina is a grassroots alliance dedicated to full citizenship for individuals with disabilities. The IDEA Regina website has a Rehabilitation Directory, an extensive list of disability links,...
Keywords: Disability, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 29, 2011
The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing...
Keywords: Health, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide...
Keywords: Health, Human Rights, Violence, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
This group assists refugees and immigrants in need, focusing on the particular needs of the Somali Families and Individuals living in the City of Ottawa, through partnerships, services and programs...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Ottawa, Somali, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 29, 2011
Justice for Girls is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver promoting support, justice and equality for low income and street-involved teenage girls who have experienced violence. Justice for...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Prisoner's HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN) is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in...
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, Prisoners' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Justice Beyond the Walls is dedicated to the protection and advancement of human rights in Canadian prisons. There are links to various court, government, NGO, international, human rights and media...
Keywords: Human Rights, Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Courthouse Libraries BC is a non-profit website that provides legal information services to the legal community and public in BC.
Keywords: Education, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) undertakes solid legal and research services on behalf of consumers. The Centre website has research and reports on consumer issues concerning...
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, Legal Research, Utilities, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Ontario's Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) was established in 1983 to protect the civil and legal rights of inpatients in the current and former Ontario provincial psychiatric hospitals...
Keywords: Human Rights, Mental Health, psychiatric patient, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Transgender Victoria (TGV) was founded in the late 1990s to achieve justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for transgender people, their partners, families and friends....
Keywords: Education, LGBTQ, transgender, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Trans Alliance Society is a province-wide coalition, with the aim of building connections between individuals and groups working on trans issues. They have some online resources including an...
Keywords: LGBTQ, transgender, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
An online resource for Aboriginal peoples concerned with environmental and economic justice issues.
Keywords: environment, Indigenous, Organizations, United States
May 29, 2011
ACTO works for the advancement of human rights and justice in housing for low-income Ontarians through legal advice & representation, law reform, community organizing, training and education.
Keywords: Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Upping the Anti is a radical journal of theory and action which provides a space to reflect on the state of political organizing in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The International People's Health University aims to contribute to 'health for all' by strengthening people's health movements around the globe, by organising and resourcing learning, sharing and...
Keywords: Health, Organizations, Programs and courses, International
May 29, 2011
A national grassroots organization committed to ending society's use of prisons and policing as an answer to social problems. Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the...
Keywords: policing, Prisoners' Rights, prisons, Organizations, United States
May 29, 2011
A group fighting against the forces which marginalize women in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
Color Lines Magazine works to unite people of color and writers on ethnicity to discuss the issues which affect our world today.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Organizations, United States
May 29, 2011
A radical web resource center with extensive news, analysis, articles, and links.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Multimedia, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
The website of the Council of the Haida Nation.
Keywords: Haida, Indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The website of the Nuxalk Nation in British Columbia.
Keywords: Indigenous, Nuxalk Nation, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
StopWar.ca is a broad-based peace coalition based in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, endorsed by over 160 organizations and prominent individuals. This website is dedicated to the anti-war...
Keywords: Organizing, war, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
An Aboriginal-run centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant prevention and support based programs and services to the Aboriginal community.
Keywords: Indigenous, Manitoba, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The mission of the Information For Change website "is to support informed decision-making by volunteer leaders, staff, and program participants of community services organizations during a period of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Gallery Gachet is a unique artist-run centre located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Gallery Gachet strives to provide a focal point for dialogue amongst outsider/dissident artists. Through...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Qmunity is BC's leading queer resource centre. They provide social services and programs, free counselling, and a meeting space. They also operate the BC Prideline.
Keywords: LGBTQ, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Community Sector Council is a social planning and research organization, supporting the people and communities of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, Newfoundland, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Disability Research Information Page (DRIP) was launched by the Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) for centralized access to all CCSD disability research information.
Keywords: Disability, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Icarus Project is a non-profit community based website, support network, and underground media project created by and for people struggling with bipolar disorder and other dangerous gifts that...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Mental Health, Technology, Organizations, International
May 27, 2011
Some interesting sites resulting from seniors organizing: the B.C. Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (B.C. CEAS) has been formed to "create a network for sharing information identifying issues...
Keywords: Organizing, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizing, social justice, Tenants' Rights, Workers' Rights, New Brunswick, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The Centre for Native Policy and Research was a non-partisan, social justice, progressive Aboriginal think tank on the social, economic, and environmental policy and research concerns of Aboriginal...
Keywords: Indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
May 27, 2011
"The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Center Inc. (EGADZ) is a community based inter-agency organization that provides resources and actively supports services that empower youth at risk to help themselves...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 25, 2011
No One Is Illegal (Toronto) is a group of immigrants, refugees and allies who fight for the rights of all migrants to live with dignity and respect. They believe that granting citizenship to a...
Keywords: Government Policy, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia (AMSSA) is a coalition of over 80 organizations providing multicultural programs and immigrant settlement services...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, South Asian, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
NOII is a movement of refugees, immigrants and allies that organizes various campaigns for regularization and for justice and self-determination for immigrants, refugees, and indigenous people.
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Thunder Bay Multicultural Association provides settlement services, interpretation, community programs, cross-cultural/race relations information language instruction for newcomers to Canada.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Organizations, Services