ReThink Media provides state-of-the-art media tools, communications strategies and training to organizations
and experts working for a safer and more peaceful world.
Rethink Media's member groups and experts are amongst the world's foremost leaders and thinkers in the fields of arms control, disarmament, nonproliferation, conflict prevention, human rights, civil liberties and international law.
They are at the forefront of advancing America's national security through innovative solutions and promoting positive American engagement to meet today's global challenges and forge a safer world.
Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Today, in partnership with activists and civil society organizations throughout the United States and in Africa, Africa Action is working to change U.S. foreign policy and the policies of international institutions in order to support African struggles for peace and development. By changing the policies of our own government, we have proven that we can make a real difference.
Alliance for Nuclear Acountability (ANA) was founded in 1987 under the name of the Military Production Network. ANA is a network of 35 local, regional and national organizations representing the concerns of communities in the shadows of the U.S. nuclear weapons sites and radioactive waste dumps.
American Values Network seeks to be the SALT of public and political discourse in America, preserving our values and heightening awareness of the key ingredients required for a prosperous society.
The Arab American Action Network (AAAN) is a nonprofit, grassroots, community-based organization working to improve the social, economic and political conditions of Arab immigrants and Arab Americans in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The Arab American Institute (AAI) represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans throughout the United States and strives to promote Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system. AAI focuses on two areas: campaigns and elections and policy formation and research. The Institute strives to serve as a central resource to government officials, the media, political leaders and community groups and a variety of public policy issues that concern Arab Americans and U.S. – Arab relations.
ACCESS is a human services organization committed to the development of the Arab American community, and the greater community. To support this goal, ACCESS provides a wide range of human and cultural services as well as advocacy work!
The Arms and Security Initiative provides independent research and policy analysis to journalists, policy makers, and citizen’s organizations on the issues of weapons proliferation, the economics of military spending, and alternative national security frameworks.
The Arms Control Association (ACA), founded in 1971, is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. Through its public education and media programs and its magazine, Arms Control Today (ACT), ACA provides policy-makers, the press and the interested public with authoritative information, analysis and commentary on arms control proposals, negotiations and agreements, and related national security issues.
The Asian American Justice Center, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, works to advance the human and civil rights for Asian Americans, and build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.
Since 1972, the Asian Law Caucus (ALC) has provided legal services in the areas of civil rights, immigration, employment/labor, housing, and senior rights.The cases and advocacy efforts undertaken by ALC reflect the longstanding themes of justice, empowerment and equality. As the first public interest law office focusing on the Asian and Pacific Islander community, ALC has provided a national model for similar organizations in other cities.
The Bill of Rights Defense Committee's (BORDC's) mission is to promote, organize, and support a diverse, effective, national grassroots movement to restore and protect civil rights and liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation is a Washington, D.C. based 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan policy organization that produces timely research, analysis, and commentary on numerous peace and security issues. The Center's policy staff includes some of the most qualified and experienced analysts of U.S. and international security. Center experts are devoted to providing in-depth analysis and commentary on issues like biological and chemical weapons, homeland security, Iran's nuclear program, the war in Iraq, military policy, missile defense, national security issues in Congress, national security spending, North Korea, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear terrorism, and nuclear weapons.
The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.
The Center for Democracy and Technology is a non-profit public interest organization working to keep the Internet open, innovative, and free. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.
Generate substantive, cutting-edge and sophisticated contributions to human rights research and legal scholarship on the part of faculty, staff, students, fellows and visitors; and actively engage in public affairs and make original and constructive contributions to on-going policy debates relating to human rights
The Center for National Security Studies is a non-governmental advocacy and research organization, founded in 1974 to work for control of the FBI and CIA and to prevent violations of civil liberties in the United States.
The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) works locally, nationally, and internationally to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to stop torture worldwide. Since 1985 we have helped more than 18,000 survivors of torture rebuild their lives.
The Charity and Security Network was launched in November 2008 by charities, grantmakers and advocacy groups to eliminate counterproductive barriers counterterrorism measures create for legitimate charitable, development, human rights and conflict resolution work.
CGS envisions a future in which nations work together to abolish war, protect our rights and freedoms, and solve the problems facing humanity that no nation can solve alone.
The Constitution Project seeks consensus solutions to difficult legal and constitutional issues. It does this through constructive dialogue across ideological and partisan lines, and through scholarship, activism, and public education efforts. The Constitution Project has earned wide-ranging respect for its expertise and reports, including practical material designed to make constitutional issues a part of ordinary political debate.
Founded in 2000, DRUM seeks to raise the leadership of low-income, South Asian immigrants to lead policy and social change that impacts their own lives.
Promoting a free and secure Iraq since 1998, EPIC impacts U.S. policy to address the root causes and humanitarian consequences of conflict in Iraq. We help connect and support organizations and individuals taking humanitarian action for peace in Iraq.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading civil liberties group defending your rights in the digital world. From the Internet to the iPod, technologies are transforming our society and empowering us as speakers, citizens, creators, and consumers. When our freedoms in the networked world come under attack, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the first line of defense.
Faithful Security is a multifaith coalition dedicated to raising the voice of U.S. religious communities toward a world free of nuclear weapons. Our partners range from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and interfaith groups.The goal of Faithful Security is to work toward the permanent elimination of nuclear weapons by empowering religious communities to take action on a local level.
Providing rigorous, objective, evidence-based analysis and practical policy recommendations on national and international security issues connected to applied science and technology. Moreover, FAS is
committed to educating policymakers, the public, the news media, and the next generation of scientists, engineers, and global leaders about the urgent need for creating a more secure and better science-educated
The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is a 30-year-old nonprofit public interest group that promotes government and corporate accountability by advancing occupational free speech, defending whistleblowers, and empowering citizen activists.
The Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) is a community-based nonprofit that works for social justice, delivers a range of direct services, and cultivates the arts in urban communities.
IJDH draws on its founders’ internationally-acclaimed success accompanying Haiti’s poor majority in the fields of law, medicine and social justice activism. We seek the restoration of the rule of law and democracy in the short term, and work for the long-term sustainable change necessary to avert Haiti’s next crisis.
Provide expert analysis, insight and context to critical issues facing our nation, with an emphasis on those issues related to Muslim communities in the U.S. and abroad.
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) is a human rights organization that assists countries pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuse. Since its inception, the Center has worked in more than 30 countries and on several transitional justice focus areas, providing assistance to justice and truth-seeking institutions, civil society organizations, governments, and international organizations.
The Islamic Shura Council is an umbrella organization of Mosques & Muslim organizations serving the Muslims of Southern California. Since 1995, the Council continues to foster the spirit and culture of "working together" at all levels in one of the most diverse and largest Muslim populations in the country.
Combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction with training & analysis
Just Foreign Policy is an independent and non-partisan membership organization dedicated to reforming U.S. foreign policy through coordinating the broad majority of Americans to advocate their interests and values.
Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine, is a community of physicians, health care professionals, and community members committed to preventing the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and the toxic degradation of the environment.
Support Our Troops
Bring Them Home Now and
Take Care of Them When They Get Here.
The Center for International Studies (CIS) aims to support and promote international research and education at MIT.
Muslim Adocates - empowering community, protecting America's promise. Equality, liberty and justice are guaranteed for all, regardless of faith. Muslim Adovocates goes straight to the top--offering sophisticated, nuanced and constructive legal and policy expertise to leaders at the highest levels of government and the Muslim American community to ensure the civic participation and civil liberties of every American.
Forum’s Strategic Goals are to:
•Develop relationships and an understanding of disparate views and, taking those views into account, craft a cohesive strategy across a range of issues;
•Provide trusted information, analysis and advocacy strategy to key audiences shaping immigration policy and regulation across a range of immigration issues;
•Engage a wider set of pro-immigration voices across constituencies, regions and ethnicities;
•Implement targeted campaigns, based on the guidance of our Immigration Policy Council, to advance the overall strategy of the pro-immigration alliance; and,
•Develop the institutional capacities and structures of the Forum needed to achieve its mission.
The National Institute of Military Justice (NIMJ) is a District of Columbia non-profit corporation organized in 1991 to advance the fair administration of military justice and foster improved public understanding of the military justice system. NIMJ is not a government agency. NIMJ’s boards of directors and advisors include law professors, private practitioners, and other experts – none of whom are on active duty, but most of whom have served as military lawyers, several as flag and general officers. NIMJ is affiliated with the Washington College of Law, American University.
The National Security and Human Rights Campaign was launched to build the capacity of community and grassroots organizations that are working to promote a progressive national security agenda that promotes human rights. The core substantive areas of focus for the broader Campaign include: profiling and discrimination; torture, detention, and rendition; surveillance and dissent; and government secrecy and accountability.
The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States. The Archive won the 1999 George Polk Award, one of U.S. journalism's most prestigious prizes, for--in the words of the citation--"piercing the self-serving veils of government secrecy, guiding journalists in the search for the truth and informing us all."
The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) is an advocacy organization with a 20-year history of protecting the right of individuals to speak out about wrongdoing in the workplace without fear of retaliation. Since 1988, NWC has supported whistleblowers in the courts and before Congress, achieving victories for environmental protection, nuclear safety, government ethics and corporate accountability.
The members of New Hampshire Peace Action envision a world committed to disarmament and peace, nonviolent conflict resolution, and respect for the rights and inherent worth of all people. We believe that authentic social change comes from the bottom up and we are committed to educating, organizing and advocating from the grassroots level. Together, we have the power to change the world.
The North Suburban Peace Initiative is a coalition of engaged citizens who share a commitment to peace through justice. We are committed to education and advocacy, to the prevention of armed aggression and to the reduction and eventual abolition of all nuclear weapons through enforceable international law. Within the Chicagoland area, we work with individuals, faith-based peace and justice committees, and national and international organizations to promote nonviolent conflict resolution throughout the world.
OneAmerica is committed to the vision of a unified nation with justice for all. There mission is to advance the fundamental principles of democracy, justice, and human rights at the local, state and national levels. We work with community partners and with partners across the nation to protect and strengthen fundamental American rights for all people—especially immigrants.
Open the Government is a coalition of journalists, consumer and good government groups, environmentalists, library groups, labor, and others united to make the federal government a more open place in order to make us safer, strengthen public trust in government, and support our democratic principles. Our coalition transcends partisan lines and includes progressives, libertarians, and conservatives.
Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. PSR is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment.
The Partnership for a Secure America (PSA) is dedicated to recreating the bipartisan center in American national security and foreign policy. PNA is a not-for-profit organization created to help foster bipartisan, consensus driven, national solutions to the major national security and foreign policy challenges facing our country.
The Partnership for Global Security (PGS) mounts a global effort to decrease the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction by working for a world in which all WMD are secured and the threat of their use is eliminated. PGS makes a critical difference in the world's ability to address the greatest international security issue of the 21st century and is leading the world to a safer future.
The Peace Action Fund of New York State is dedicated to promoting the non-violent resolution of conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, halting the global spread of conventional arms, building a human rights culture and supporting human needs instead of militarism.
Peace Action is the nation's largest grassroots peace network, with chapters and affiliates in 30 states. We organize our grassroots network to place pressure on Congress and the Administration through write-in campaigns, internet actions, citizen lobbying and direct action. Through a close relationship with progressive members of Congress, we play a key role in devising strategies to move forward peace legislation, and, as a leading member of United for Peace and Justice and the Win Without War coalition, we lend our expertise and large network to achieving common goals.
Peace Action West advocates for a foreign policy that embodies the best values of the American people.
PEN American Center is the U.S. branch of the world’s oldest international literary and human rights organization. International PEN was founded in 1921 in direct response to the ethnic and national divisions that contributed to the First World War. PEN American Center was founded in 1922 and is the largest of the 144 PEN centers in 101 countries that together compose International PEN.
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) was founded in 1986 on the idea that health professionals, with their specialized skills, ethical duties, and credible voices, are uniquely positioned to investigate the health consequences of human rights violations and work to stop them. PHR mobilizes health professionals to advance health, dignity, and justice and promotes the right to health for all. PHR is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization funded through private foundations and by individual donors.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment.
Ploughshares Fund is building a safe, secure and nuclear weapon-free world by investing in people who are working to prevent the spread and use of nuclear weapons and to promote regional stability, particularly in regions where nuclear weapons are factors. Ploughshares is supported by gifts from individuals, families and foundations.
The Project for Nuclear Awareness (PNA) seeks to end the global threat of nuclear weapons by educating the public and lawmakers about the real danger of nuclear weapons, the need for nuclear disarmament, and the urgent necessity of nuclear non-proliferation
Peace on Earth. Peace with Earth.
Formed during the height of the Cold War in the 1980’s, PsySR’s first focus was promoting the use of psychological skills and knowledge to push for nuclear disarmament and to reduce the threat of nuclear war. With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, we expanded our mission to include broader issues of peacebuilding and social justice. Today we have proudly entered our second 25 years with a continuing commitment to building cultures of peace with justice—here in the United States and throughout the world.
RHR-NA promotes discussion of human rights issues in the Jewish community by bringing speakers from RHR into Jewish communities nation-wide, sends delegations to Israel to join our colleagues in protecting human rights in Israel, and supports the efforts of RHR to change Israeli policies that lead to human rights violations
In the aftermath of 9/11, the Rights Working Group (RWG) strives to restore the American commitment to protect civil liberties and human rights for all people in the U.S. RWG has grown a strong coalition of civil liberties, human rights and civil rights, national security, and immigrant rights organizations to work hand in hand to restore due process.
Peaceful Tomorrows is an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th who have united to turn our grief into action for peace. By developing and advocating nonviolent options and actions in the pursuit of justice, we hope to break the cycles of violence engendered by war and terrorism. Acknowledging our common experience with all people affected by violence throughout the world, we work to create a safer and more peaceful world for everyone.
Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund is the oldest Sikh American civil rights and educational organization. We empower Sikh Americans through advocacy, education and media relations.
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) is the only national staffed organization in the United States that advocates around issues affecting South Asian communities through the use of a social justice framework. With 4 full-time staff and an office in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, SAALT is a non-partisan, 501c(3) organization with an individual member base and strong partnerships with community-based groups and efforts in the United States.
Our goal is to inform and empower South Asian communities by acting as an agent of change in eliminating biases, discrimination and injustices targeted against persons of South Asian origin and by providing linkages amongst communities through shared experiences.
Advancing a vision for responsible U.S. global engagement.
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that works towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people. In particular, we work towards a world where Sikhs may freely practice and enjoy their faith while fostering strong relations with their local community wherever they may be.
Founded in 1989, the Henry L. Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to enhancing international peace and security through a unique combination of rigorous analysis and outreach. The Stimson Center's work is focused on three priorities that are essential to global security: strengthening institutions for international peace and security, building regional security, and reducing weapons of mass destruction and transnational threats.
Tri-Valley CAREs works to strengthen global security by stopping the development of new nuclear weapons in the US and by promoting the elimination of nuclear weapons globally. Tri-Valley CAREs monitors nuclear weapons and environmental clean-up activities throughout the US nuclear weapons complex, with a special focus on the Lawrence Livermore Lab and surrounding communities.
The Truman National Security Project is a national security leadership institute, the nation's only organization that recruits, trains, and positions a new generation of progressives across America to lead on national security. Our mission is to provide the skills, knowledge, and network to create an influential force of leaders across the country who advance strong progressive national security policy.
Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs.
The World Organization for Human Rights USA was founded on the principle that the United States, as a world leader in efforts to enforce international human rights norms, should be held accountable to the same standards it promotes abroad.