Worksafe: safety, health, and justice for workers
This organization works to reduce job-related hazards and empower people to create safe, healthy work environments. Explore their current campaigns and legal support services.
The Labor/Community Strategy Center
This progressive think/act tank organizes out of Los Angeles, California. The Strategy Center’s campaigns, projects, and publications address those issues affecting working class people of color in regards to the totality of urban life. From creating green jobs to getting rundown diesel buses replaced with clean fuel ones, this organization is taking grassroots activism to a whole new level in L.A County.
Center for Environmental Health
Since the US government doesn’t require companies to prove the safety of their synthetic chemicals before using them, organizations like this one have taken responsibility for stopping the inhumane use of dangerous industrial chemicals. From arsenic in play structures to lead in candy, this non-profit is working to put a stop to unsafe practices and advocate for health, safety and corporate accountability.
Smart Strategies for a Sustainable Future: Check out these 5 steps to building a more sustainable community. Explore their grants and funding for organizations and communities supporting the protection of human health and the environment.
Global Community Monitor
Explore the work of this aggressive global organization working to empower disenfranchised communities around the world with training and technical assistance for monitoring pollution and toxin levels near their homes.
This powerful organization stands up to even more powerful special interest groups on behalf of Californians. Currently, CALPIRG is advocating for budget reform, affordable higher education, safe food and consumer protection. With the help of researchers, advocates, organizers, and students from all over the state, this organization is making moves.
The Student PIRGS
“Together we can make change happen,” asserts this campus collective devoted to organizing of the nation’s college students to combat the most pressing public interest issues. By providing training and opportunity they are able to mobilize students to educate, inform, advocate and increase effective citizenship.
Green For All
This organization has successfully passed green jobs legislation around the country, and its because they have all their bases covered. Check out their tools and resources for community organizers.
“The online conference on community organizing,” has an array of resources for community organizing around various issues.