Freedom Activist Network's Guide To
Activist Actions

ACTIVIST ACTIONS
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Action Alerts

also see Legislation, Pending

Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition: Upcoming Actions
Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights: Legislative Action Center
American Civil Liberties Union: Action Alert
American Policy Center: Action Central
Americans for Safe Access: E-mail Alerts
Amnesty International: Worldwide Appeals, AI USA Act Now!, AI USA Weekly Urgent Action
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Action Alert
Cannabis Action Network: Campaigns, Take Action
Center for Constitutional Rights: Action Alerts
Citizen Works: Take Action
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence: Action Calendar
Congress.org: Alerts and Calls to Action by Topic
Conservative Caucus: Take Action To Restore Constitutional Government, Conservative Activist's Giant E-Mail Links Page!
Defenders of Property Rights: Legislation
Digital Freedom Network: Action Alerts
Drug Policy Alliance: Action Center, Advocacy Groups
Families Against Mandatory Minimums: Act Now!
Feminist Women's Health Center: Pro-Choice Activist Alerts
Gun Owners of America: E-MailAlert Network
International Federation for Human Rights: Urgent Appeals - Defenders
International Society for Individual Liberty: Freedom Action of the Week
Liberty Coalition: Action Items
Marijuana Policy Project: Alert
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League: Choice Action Network Action Alert, State-by State Guide to Legislative Bills
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: Legislation
National Rifle Association: Institute for Legislative Action
United For Peace and Justice: Calls to Action
Vote Hemp: Take Action
Working Assets: ActForChange
 

Activism

Organizations · Activists · Critics
Articles · Books · Chronology · Documentaries · Events · Laws
News · Periodicals · Radio · Research · Researchers · Television

also see Activists by Issue and Perspective
 
Activism Organizations
Action Network
Action Resource Center
Action Without Borders, Inc
Activism.net
Activist Network (Alberta)
Activist Network (England)
Activist San Diego
Activista
Activists' Center for Training In Organizing and Networking
Alberta Activist Network
American Action Forum
American Action Network
BC Activist Network
Bureaucrash
Calgary Activist Network
Campus Activism
Citizen Works
Compass for Change
Conservative Caucus
Daily Activist
Democracy In Action
E-The People (inactive?)
Edmonton Activist Network
Electronic Activist
Femen
Flagstaff Activist Network
Freedom Activist Network
Freedom Activists (defunct?)
FreedomActivists.com (inactive?)
Freedom Trainers
Grassroots.com, Inc
Idealist.org
Independence Institute
Independent Media Center
InterActivist Info Exchange
InterActivist Network
Lethbridge Activist Network
Liberalism Resurgent
Media Awareness Project's Media Activism Center
Meetup
NetAction's Virtual Activist Training Guide
Open Directory Project
Ottawa Activist Network
Protest.Net
Saskatchewan Activist Network
SchNEWS' DIY Guide
Seventh Seal
Third Coast Activist Resource Center
Training for Change
Video Activist Network
WebActive
Working Assets
Activism Organizations by Location

Alberta
Activist Network
Alberta Activist Network
Calgary Activist Network
Edmonton Activist Network
Lethbridge Activist Network

Arizona
Flagstaff Activist Network

British Columbia
BC Activist Network

California
Activist San Diego
Freedom Trainers
Grassroots.com, Inc
Media Awareness Project's Media Activism Center
Video Activist Network

Colorado
Independence Institute

District of Columbia
Bureaucrash
Citizen Works
Democracy In Action

England
Activist Network
SchNEWS' DIY Guide
Seventh Seal

Michigan
Freedom Activist Network

New York
Action Without Borders, Inc
Compass for Change
E-The People (inactive?)
InterActivist Network

Ontario
Ottawa Activist Network

Pennsylvania
Activists' Center for Training In Organizing and Networking
Training for Change

Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Activist Network

Texas
E-The People (inactive?)
Third Coast Activist Resource Center

Ukraine
Femen

Virginia
Conservative Caucus

Washington
WebActive

Activism Activists
(none yet)
Activism Activists by Location

Activism Articles
"Surprise, surprise: Topless feminist group actually run by a bro who loves hot women" by Sarah Hofmann, Sept 6 2013
"198 Methods of Nonviolent Action" by Gene Sharp
 

Activism Books
Meaningful Participation: An Activist's Guide to Collaborative Policy-Making by Gayle L Gifford
The Activist's Handbook: A Primer by Randy Shaw
The Methods of Nonviolent Action by Gene Sharp
 

Activism Chronology
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Documentaries
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Events
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Laws

United States
(none listed yet)

US States
(none listed yet)
 

Activism News
Daily Activist
 

Activism Periodicals
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Radio
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Research
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Researchers
(none listed yet)
 

Activism Television
(none listed yet)
 

Candidacy

(none listed yet)
 

Candidates

United States · Canada · Europe · Other
also see Polls, US Candidate Research, US Candidate Ratings

 

Contact

Advertisement · Email · Facsimile · Internet · Letters To the Editor · Mail · Op-Ed · Press Releases · Telephone · Visit
also see Activists, Candidates, Governments, Legislators, Media, Organizations, Voters

 

Contact Effectiveness
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Advertisement
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Email
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Facsimile
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Internet
Meetup
 

Contact by Letters To the Editor (LTE)
Green Media Toolshed
World Commission For Peace And Human Rights Council
 

Contact by Mail
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Op-Ed
includes commentaries, editorials, opinion pieces
Green Media Toolshed
World Commission For Peace And Human Rights Council
 

Contact by Press Releases
includes media advisories, pitch letters, press letters, samples
Green Media Toolshed
 

Contact by Telephone
(none listed yet)
 

Contact by Visit
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience

Organizations · Activists · Critics
Articles · Books · Chronology · Documentaries · Events · Laws
News · Periodicals · Radio · Research · Researchers · Television

includes civil disobedience, nonviolent resistance, direct action, acts of necessity
also see Attorneys, Defendant Rights, Gatherings, Justice, Legal Assistance, Litigation
 
Disobedience Organizations
AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power of New York
Anonymous
Direct Action Coalition
Direct Action Network
Albert Einstein Institute
Morgana's Observatory
Nuclear-Free Great Lakes Action Camp
Ruckus Society
SchNEWS
Training for Change
Disobedience Organizations by Location

California
Ruckus Society

England
SchNEWS

Massachusetts
Albert Einstein Institute

New York
AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power of New York
Direct Action Coalition

Pennsylvania
Training for Change

Washington
Direct Action Network

Disobedience Activists
Gandhi, Mohandas K (deceased)
Sharp, Gene
Disobedience Activists by Location
Massachusetts
Sharp, Gene
Disobedience Critics
Disobedience Critical Organizations

 

Disobedience Articles
"Electronic Civil Disobedience - Critical Art Ensemble" by (uncredited)
"Non-Violence and Decentralization" by Carol Moore
"On Electronic Civil Disobedience" by Stefan Wray
"198 Methods of Nonviolent Action" by Gene Sharp
"The Literature of Nonviolent Resistance and Civilian-Based Defense" by Bryan Caplan
 

Disobedience Books
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
On Constitutional Disobedience by Louis Michael Seidman, 2012
The Methods of Nonviolent Action by Gene Sharp
 

Disobedience Chronology
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Documentaries
How to Start a Revolution by Gene Sharp
 

Disobedience Events
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Laws

United States
(none listed yet)

US States
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience News
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Periodicals
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Radio
Law and Disorder with Michael D Ratner, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith
 

Disobedience Research
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Researchers
(none listed yet)
 

Disobedience Television
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising

Fundraising · Organizations · Activists
Grants & Grantwriting · Organizations · Activists
Philanthropies · Philanthropists
Articles · Books · Chronology · Documentaries · Events · Laws
News · Periodicals · Radio · Research · Researchers · Television

also see Nonprofit Organization Assistance
 
Fundraising Organizations
Michigan Comnet Nonprofit Resource Center
Fundraising Organizations by Location

Michigan
Michigan Comnet Nonprofit Resource Center

Fundraising Activists
(none listed yet)
Fundraising Activists by Location
Grants & Grantwriting Orgs
Capital Research Center
Grantmanship Center
Michigan Comnet Nonprofit Resource Center
State and Local Government on the Net
Grants & Grantwriting Organizations by Location

California
Grantmanship Center

District of Columbia
Capital Research Center

Michigan
Michigan Comnet Nonprofit Resource Center

Grants & Grantwriting Activists
(none listed yet)
Grants & Grantwriting Activists by Location
Philanthropies
Achelis and Bodman Foundations
Atlantic Philanthropies
Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Brady Education Foundation, Inc
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Carthage Foundation
Castle Rock Foundation
Adolph Coors Foundation
Dick and Betty DeVos Foundation
Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation
Earhart Foundation
Ford Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
William and Charlene Glikbarg Foundation
William Randolph Hearst Foundations
Heinz Family Philanthropies
James Irvine Foundation
JM Foundation
Joyce Foundation
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
W K Kellogg Foundation
John S and James L Knight Foundation
Charles Koch Foundation formerly Charles G Koch Charitable Foundation
David H Koch Charitable Foundation
Koch Family Foundations and Philanthropy
Fred C and Mary R Koch Foundation
John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
John M Olin Foundation, Inc (defunct)
Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation Network
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ruth and Lovett Peters Foundation (defunct)
Peter G Peterson Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Philanthropy Roundtable
Place Fund (defunct?)
Playboy Foundation
Randolph Foundation
Reason Foundation
Sand Hill Foundation
Sandler Family Supporting Foundation
Scaife Foundations
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation
Smith Richardson Foundation
Soros Economic Development Fund
Sunlight Foundation
Surdna Foundation
Thiel Fellowship
Tides Foundation
Turner Foundation, Inc
Miriam G and Ira D Wallach Foundation
Philanthropies by Location

Bermuda
Achelis and Bodman Foundations

California
William Randolph Hearst Foundations
James Irvine Foundation
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Reason Foundation
Sand Hill Foundation
Sandler Family Supporting Foundation
Thiel Fellowship
Tides Foundation

Colorado
Castle Rock Foundation
Adolph Coors Foundation

Connecticut
Smith Richardson Foundation

District of Columbia
Heinz Family Philanthropies
Pew Charitable Trusts
Philanthropy Roundtable
Reason Foundation
Sunlight Foundation

Florida
John S and James L Knight Foundation

Georgia
Turner Foundation, Inc

Illinois
Joyce Foundation
John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
Playboy Foundation

Kansas
David H Koch Charitable Foundation
Koch Family Foundations and Philanthropy ?
Fred C and Mary R Koch Foundation

Mexico
W K Kellogg Foundation

Michigan
Dick and Betty DeVos Foundation
Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation
Earhart Foundation
W K Kellogg Foundation
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Missouri
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

New York
Achelis and Bodman Foundations
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Ford Foundation
William Randolph Hearst Foundations
JM Foundation
Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation Network
Peter G Peterson Foundation
Randolph Foundation
Surdna Foundation
Miriam G and Ira D Wallach Foundation ?

North Carolina
Brady Education Foundation, Inc
Smith Richardson Foundation

Ohio
Ruth and Lovett Peters Foundation (defunct)
Place Fund (defunct?)

Pennsylvania
Carthage Foundation
Heinz Family Philanthropies
Pew Charitable Trusts
Scaife Foundations

Virginia
Charles Koch Foundation formerly Charles G Koch Charitable Foundation

Washington
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Wisconsin
Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

Philanthropists
Bing, Stephen
Buffet, Warren
Coors, Adolph
Coors, Joseph
D'Aniello, Daniel A
DeVos, Helen
DeVos, Richard
Emery, Marc ?
Gates, Melinda French
Gates, William H, III
Gates, William H, Sr
Hefner, Hugh M
Koch, Charles G
Koch, David H
Lewis, Peter Benjamin (deceased)
Mellon, Paul (deceased)
Morgan, John Pierpont (deceased)
Murdoch, Keith Rupert
Peterson, Peter G
Richardson, R Randolph
Rockefeller, David, Jr
Sandler, Herbert M
Searle, Daniel C
Sperling, John Glen
Soros, George
Thiel, Peter
Trump, Donald J
Turner, Robert Edward (Ted)
Zimmer, George
Philanthropists by Location

Arizona
Sperling, John Glen

British Columbia
Emery, Marc ?

California
Hefner, Hugh M
Sandler, Herbert M
Thiel, Peter

Colorado
Coors, Adolph
Coors, Joseph

Georgia
Turner, Robert Edward (Ted) ?

Kansas
Koch, Charles G

Michigan
DeVos, Helen
DeVos, Richard

New York
Koch, David H
Murdoch, Keith Rupert
Soros, George
Trump, Donald J

Texas
Zimmer, George

Washington
Gates, Melinda French
Gates, William H, III
Gates, William H, Sr

Fundraising Articles
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Books
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Chronology
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Documentaries
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Events
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Laws

United States
(none listed yet)

US States
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising News
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Periodicals
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation Watch
Trust Magazine
 

Fundraising Radio
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Research
Capital Research Center
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation Center
Grantmakers For Education
Michigan Comnet Nonprofit Resource Center
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Third World Traveler
 

Fundraising Researchers
(none listed yet)
 

Fundraising Television
(none listed yet)
 

Gatherings

Conferences · Events · Marches · Meetings · Parades · Picketing · Protests · Rallies
also see Disobiedience
 

Conferences
(none listed yet)
 

Events
Freedom Activist Network's Guide To Freedom Events
 

Marches
(none listed yet)
 

Meetings
Meetup
SchNEWS: Idiots Guide To Meetings
 

Parades
(none listed yet)
 

Picketing
(none listed yet)
 

Protests
WhyProhibition.ca: "How to: Organize a protest"
 

Rallies
(none listed yet)
 

Legislation

Pending Legislation · Propose Legislation · Propositions, Initiatives & Referendums
also see Petition
 

Pending Legislation
Congress.org
Freedom Activist Network's US Law
GovTrack.us
MapLight
 

Propose Legislation
(none listed yet)
 

Propositions, Initiatives & Referendums
Freedom Activist Network's Propositions, Initiatives & Referendums
Initiative and Referendum Institute
MapLight
 
 

Legislators

United States Congress · US State Legislators · US Legislator Surveys, Ratings, Scorecards & Voting Records
also see Lobbying

 

Litigation

Legal Assistance · Legal Forms · Legal Research · Self Representation
also see Attorneys, Defendant, Disobedience, Innocence, Justice, Litigation Reform & Overlitigation

Legal Assistance
includes "pro bono" (free) legal services and public interest law organizations
Alaska Civil Liberties Union
Alliance Defending Freedom
American Bar Association
American Civil Liberties Union
Cause of Action
Center for Constitutional Rights
Constitutional Accountability Center
Defenders of Property Rights
Detroit National Lawyers Guild
First Amendment Lawyers Association
First Amendment Project
Independence Institute
Institute for Justice
Judicial Watch, Inc
Just Cause Law Collective
Justice Denied
Landmark Legal Foundation
LegalZoom
Michigan National Lawyers Guild
National Lawyers Guild
National Legal Aid and Defender Association
National Security Counselors
New York Law Journal
Pacific Legal Foundation
Pro Bono Institute
Pro Bono Net
Religious Liberties Lawyers Network
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Rutherford Institute
Southern Poverty Law Center
Stonewall Bar Association
Student Press Law Center
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Universal Federation of Pagans, Committee of Legal Assistance
Voluntary Committee of Lawyers
 

Legal Forms
FindLegalForms, Inc
 

Legal Research
All Law
Congressional Research Service
Freedom Activist Network: United States Case Law, United States Statutory Law, US State Law
Freedomlaw.com
'Lectric Law Library
QuizLaw
 

Self Representation
includes "pro se", "pro per" and "in forma pauperis" (indigent) legal representation, legal self help
Warning: Many attorneys recommend against self representation. Listings are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an endorsement of self representation by Freedom Activist Network
American Pro Se Association
Citizens Justice
Nat Denman Memorial Pro Se Group
Freedomlaw.com
Michigan Online Legal Self-Help Center
National Congress for Fathers and Children: Legal Resources
No Lawyer
Pro-Se Resource Center
Pro-Se Webring
Team Law
 

Lobbying

also see Legislators

Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest
Charity Lobbying in the Public Interest
Democracy Center: Lobbying - The Basics
Grantmanship Center: Lobbying Without Regret
Humane Society of the United States: Lobbying 101
 

Media

see Media, News Services, Periodicals, Radio, Television
also see Contact by Letters To the Editor (LTE)

 

Petition

unofficial, non-binding petitions
also see Petitioning, Propositions, Initiatives & Referendums

American Anti-Slavery Group, Inc
Bill of Rights Defense Committee: Repeal the Patriot Act Petition
E-The People
PetitionOnline.com
Rock Out Censorship: Petitions
 

Polls

American Broadcasting Corporation
American Research Group
Associated Press
Cable News Network
Columbia Broadcasting System
Cook Political Report
Democracy Corps
Diageo Hotline Poll
Detroit News
E-The People
Emerson College Polling Society
Fox News Network
Gallup, Inc
Harris Poll Online
The Hill
Iowa Straw Poll
Ipsos
Marist College Institute for Public Opinion
McLaughlin and Associates
Mystery Pollster
National Broadcasting Corp
National Cable Sateliite Corp
National Journal
New York Times
Newsweek
Pew Research Center
Pollster.com
Progressive Review
Public Policy Polling
Quinnipiac
Rasmussen Reports
RealClearPolitics
Red Alert Politics
Reuters
Time
USA Election Polls
USA Today
Vote.com
Washington Post
Zogby International
 

Recruit

(none listed yet)
 

Relocate

Free State Project, Inc
Freedom Ship International
 

Research

see Research

 

Training

includes trainee and trainer training

Green Media Toolshed: Media Training Center
 

Volunteer

Action Without Borders, Inc: Volunteer Center
Project America
VolunteerMatch