Who exactly is the REAL bad guy in Star Wars?

BTW, I know Sidious is supposed to be, at least pre-Sequel Trilogy.   However,   I was more talking about who each side represents.

First off, there is talk that Palpatine actually represented Richard Nixon.  Nixon even said “I am the Senate!” or something similar.   Lucas said that the Galactic Empire was the USA and the Ewoks and the Alliance were the Vietcong.    Lucas called Han Solo a murderer for shooting Greedo in self-defense.

(To Be Continued)

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Radical Hard Left Groups Part 3

Well, I found the need to create a third page.

Indivisible Buddies

Groups:  https://www.indivisibleguide.com/act-locally/ 

Advocacy Fund Buddies

Criminal Justice

8th Amendment Project Opportunity Fund -The 8th Amendment Project coordinates the national campaign to end the death penalty. The campaign employs all available tools to achieve, repeal, and decrease the number of death sentences and executions. At the same time, it works to change public discourse about the death penalty in this country. The campaign systematically pushes for both reduced usage and repeal in the states to achieve a successful U.S. Supreme Court review, and includes: litigation, legislation and policy reform, field and outreach efforts, communication, and where applicable, electoral strategy. It fosters the partnerships between national organizations, state groups, litigators, advocates, and funders that are essential to create lasting change.

Alliance for Citizenship – Alliance for Citizenship builds support for workable comprehensive immigration reform. The Campaign connects people from communities across the country who are ready to work together towards achieving the 279 votes needed to win just and humane comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Read more about A4C’s story at TAF.

Dream Defenders Action Fund – Dream Defenders is an organization that was formed in the aftermath of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s killing in 2012. The group, whose name alludes to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech at the 1963 March on Washington, aims to address the structural problems at the heart of the Martin case: the criminalization of people of color, police brutality, and mass incarceration – all of which add up to a system that can be called “the new Jim Crow.” They seek to train and organize youth and students in nonviolent civil disobedience, civic engagement, and direct action, while creating a sustainable network of youth and student leaders to take action and create change in their communities.

Fund for Fair and Just Policing in NYC – The Fund for Fair and Just Policing in NYC is a campaign engaged in stopping abusive stop-and frisk practices by New York City police by substantially decreasing bias-based encounters with the police, increasing the ability of the most affected communities to hold the police accountable and prevent abusive policing, and building the political will in New York City among the public and policymakers to advance a more just and humane policing paradigm in New York City.

Alliance for Safety and Justice Action – Vote Safe launched the Yes on Proposition 47 campaign on the California ballot in the Fall of 2014, allowing voters the chance to reduce seven low-level, nonviolent drug and theft offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. The millions of dollars saved will go towards K-12 education, mental health treatment for prisoners, and victim services. Read more about ASJ Action’s story at TAF.


 

Democracy

Demos Action – Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.

Indivisible Project – Indivisible is fueling a progressive grassroots network to defeat the Trump agenda. Across the nation, over 5,800 local groups (at least 2 in every congressional district) are using the Indivisible Guide to hold their members of Congress accountable.

New Media Ventures – New Media Ventures is a national angel network that introduces progressive investors to powerful new startups who are building progressive media, communications, and organizing tools and capacity. The community has invested more than $4 million into startups that use media and technology to drive progressive change, revolutionizing the political landscape.

Rethink Media – Rethink Media is a unique nonprofit organization focused on building the communications capacity of nonprofit think tanks, advocacy organizations, experts, and allies towards a more constructive US Foreign and national security policy, the protection of human and civil rights, and strengthening our democracy. They provide its member groups with affordable access to state of the art media technologies, communications training, public opinion data, and messaging support.


 

Economic Justice 

National Employment Law Project Action Fund – The National Employment Law Project Action Fund fights for policies to create good jobs, expand access to work, and strengthen protections and support for low-wage workers and the unemployed. They seek to ensure the promises of opportunity and economic security for America’s workers in the 21st century economy.

NPH Action Fund – NPH engages community leaders and stakeholders in finding solutions for the crisis in housing affordability through time-tested and innovative strategies that serve low-income families, seniors, veterans, formerly homeless and people at risk.

Roosevelt Forward – Roosevelt brings together thinkers and doers—from a new generation of leaders in every state to Nobel laureate economists—working to redefine the rules that guide our social and economic realities. We rethink and reshape everything from local policy to federal legislation, orienting toward a new economic and political system: one built by many for the good of all.

SCOPE Agenda Action – SCOPE builds grassroots power to create social, economic, and environmental justice for low-income, female, immigrant, black, and brown communities in Los Angeles.

Tenants Together Action – The Tenants Together Action Fund is the newly formed political arm of California’s statewide tenant movement. The Action Fund uses the political and legislative process to defend and advance the rights of California tenants to safe, decent, and affordable housing. The fund strengthens the statewide tenant movement as they fight for fairness and justice for tenants across California.


 

Environment & Health

California Environmental Justice Alliance Action Fund – CEJA is a statewide coalition of grassroots, environmental justice organizations. They work to achieve environmental justice by organizing in low-income communities and communities of color – those most impacted by environmental hazards – and by pushing for policies at the federal, state, regional and local levels that protect public health and the environment.

CCAEJ Action – CCAEJ Action is dedicated to improving both our social conditions and the natural environment we inhabit, so that everyone has a safe, healthy, toxic free place to live, work, learn, and play. Their services include leadership training and skills development, projects that improve the natural environment and well-being of our families, and advocacy for changes in public policy that are community-driven, protective, and enhance local resources.

Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) – One of the preeminent environmental justice organizations in the nation, CBE seeks to build people’s power in California’s communities of color and low income communities to achieve environmental health and justice. They work to prevent and reduce pollution and build green, healthy, sustainable communities and environments.

Eldercare Workforce Alliance – The Eldercare Workforce Alliance is a group of 31 national organizations, joined together to provide care services to meet the needs of older adults. As a non-profit, their mission is to provide the highest quality care possible to their residents, and propose practical solutions to strengthen our eldercare workforce and improve the quality of care.

Lead Locally – Lead Locally identifies and supports efforts in key local jurisdictions where the national climate movement can organize people power to stop major fossil fuel infrastructure and pave the way for a clean energy economy.

Safer Chemicals Healthy Families – Safer Chemicals Healthy Families coalition represents more than 11 million individuals, including parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, and environmentalists from across the nation. They work to protect the health of all Americans by persuading Congress and the President to reform our outdated chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA), through comprehensive legislative reform. They seek to phase out hazardous chemicals from the marketplace and educate the public about ways to protect one’s family from toxic chemicals.

Voices for Progress – Voices for Progress is working to create capacity for major donors and other opinion leaders to urge elected officials to support progressive public policy. They provide timely information on relevant issues, coordinating members’ efforts to expand opportunity, strengthen democracy, and prevent climate change.

Vote Solar Action Fund – Vote Solar is a non-profit grassroots organization working to fight climate change and foster economic opportunity by brining solar energy into the mainstream, working at the state, local, and federal level to remove regulatory barriers and implement key policies needed to bring solar to scale.

Source:  https://advocacyfund.org/projects/ 

Solidarity with Charlottesville Buddies

Indivisible, Democratic Socialists of America, Women’s March, Democracy for America, Working Families Party, Resist Here, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Mi Familia Vota, OurRevolution, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, People’s Action, Courage Campaign, Greenpeace, #AllOfUs, #Resist, 350.org, OFA, United We Dream, Win Without War, Voto Latino, MoveOn.org, Sierra Club, Pantsuit Nation, Town Hall Project, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, iAmerica, National Immigration Law Center, #MarchForTruth, Color of Change, UltraViolet, IfNotNow, People Power, Faith in Public Life, CREDO, Center for American Progress Action Fund, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, Brand New Congress, South Asian Americans Leading Together, NARAL Pro-Choice America, RootsAction, SEIU, Hip Hop Caucus, CODEPINK, Peoples Climate Movement, T’ruah, Public Citizen, Daily Kos, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, CPD Action, Stand Up America, American Federation of Teachers, Emerge America, Jewish Voice for Peace, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Moms Rising, RISE Stronger, Democracy Spring, FIRM, Demos, Sunrise Movement, Spread The Vote, Stand.earth, Our Climate, People For the American Way, Food & Water Watch, NextGen America, Fast Food Justice, Action Together Network, Jews United for Justice, New Leaders Council, Run for Something, Corporate Accountability International, Moms Demand Action, Beyond the Choir, Friends of the Earth, Jobs with Justice, League of Conservation Voters, Truman National Security Project, Progressive Democrats of America, Natural Resources Defense Council, People for Bernie, Common Defense, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, #VOTEPROCHOICE, Emily’s List, Sister District, American Association of University Professors, Network NOVA, Climatetruth.org, National Education Association, National LGBTQ Task Force, Quaker Voluntary Service, Toxics Action Center, National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, Woman’s National Democratic Club, Rainforest Action Network, AFSCME, Avodah, NAMI St. Louis, Raising Our Future PAC, Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, Presente.org, Refuse Fascism LA, Welfare Warriors, I.A.T.S.E. Local 28, Voices for Dignity, Platform, Climate Hawks Vote, Japanese American Citizens League, Register Blue, The Plant Fund, Defenders of Wildlife, Wisconsin NOW, Orange County Racial Justice Collaborative, Vets for the 99%, NEAT – National Equality Action Team, Together We Will, Local Berniecrats, Southwest Wisconsin Area Progressives, Brazilian Women’s Group, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Frontline Dads, Harrisburg Area NOW, Family Values @ Work, Progress Texas, Western Center on Law and Poverty

Source:  http://act.indivisibleguide.com/event/stand-in-solidarity-with-charlottesville/search/

Sister District Project Buddies

Source:  https://www.sisterdistrict.com/allies/ 

Beyond the Movement Buddies

350.org
Advancement Project
Alliance for Educational Justice
Autonomous Tenants Union
Black & Brown Workers Collective (Philly)
Black Lives Matter Global Network
Black Womens’ Roundtable
BlackOut Collective
BLM Network
BLOC (Charlotte)
BYP 100
Causa Justa :: Just Cause
Climate Justice Alliance
Color of Change
Community to Community Development
Cooperation Jackson
Ella Baker Center
Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement
Fight for 15
Freedom Inc.
Grassroots Global Justice
Highlander Center for Research & Education
It Take Roots
Mijente
MPower Change
National Domestic Workers Alliance
New Economy Coalition
Philly REAL Coalition
Philly Student Union
Recover The World
R3Coalition
Right to the City
sankofa.org
SolidarityIs
St. Louis Action Council
United We Dream
Women’s March

Source:  https://www.beyondthemoment.org/background/

Popular Resistance Buddies

Gar Alperovitz, Washington, DC, author and political historian, founding principal, Democracy Collaborative

Jack Balkwill, Norfolk, VA, editor, LUV News

Judy Bello, Rochester, NY, Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars

Carrie Biggs-AdamsCommunications Workers of America

Roshan Bliss, Denver, CO, Colorado Student Power Alliance

Bill Blum, Washington, DC, editor Anti-Empire Report

Leah Bolger, CDR, USN (Ret), Corvallis, OR, Past President, Veterans For PeaceGreen Shadow CabinetSecretary of Defense

Terry Bouricius, Burlington, VT, former Senior Analyst at Fair Vote

Pamela Brown, New York, NY, Tidal Magazine/Occupy TheoryMove to Amend, People’s Investigation of Wall Street

Robert Brune, Columbia, MD, DC Media Group

Lee Camp, New York, NY, comedian, activist, and creator of the Moment of Clarity web series. He’s also the Commissioner for The Comedic Arts in the Green Shadow Cabinet.

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Washington, DC, EPA whistleblower and author No Fear

Ronnie Cummins, Finland, MN, executive director, Organic Consumers Association

Jill Dalton, Writer/performer, RecoveringArmyBrat Blog

Ellen Davidson, New York, NY and Woodstock, NY,the Indypendent newspaper, board member, Ecosocialist Horizons and the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions-USA

Steve Early, Richmond, California, TNG/CWA member, Pacific Media Workers Guild, Freelancers’ Unit

Margaret Flowers, Baltimore, MD, co-director, It’s Our Economy and co-host Clearing the FOG.

Michael Fox, Baltimore, MD, executive director, United Workers

Kymone Freeman, Washington, DC, co-founder We Act Radio

Bruce K. Gagnon, Brunswick, ME, Coordinator, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

Paul Glover, Philadelphia, PA, Green plannercommunity justice organizer

Howie Hawkins, Syracuse NY, Green Party

Tarak Kauff, New York, NY and Woodstock, NY, Veterans For Peace Direct Action Group

Brett Kimberlin, Director Justice Through Music, co-founder Velvet Revolution

Ben Manski, Madison, WI, executive director, Liberty Tree FoundationMove to Amend Executive Committee, Chief of Staff, Green Shadow Cabinet

Sarah (Steve) Mosko, BoogieGreen.com

Bill Moyer, Vashon Island, WA, executive director, Backbone Campaign

Michael Nagler, Petaluma, CA, Metta Center for Nonviolence

Tom Neilson, Folk musician, social justice teacher TomNeilsonMusic.com

Larry PinkneyBlack CommentatorIntrepid Report

Emanual Sferios, Grass Valley, CA, Occucards

Reena Shadaan, International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, North Americablack

Cindy Sheehan, Vacaville, CA, Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox, LLC

Lisa Simeone, Baltimore, Maryland

Arthus Stamoulis, Portland, OR, Citizen’s Trade Campaign

Kat Stevens, Ithaca, NY, Marcellus Shale Earth First!Shaleshock Direct Action Working Group, Tar Sands Blockade, co-founder Wildseeds Collective

Rivera Sun Cook, Artistic Director, Dancer, Actor, Author, Rising Sun Dance and Theater

David Swanson, Charlottesville, VA, WarIsACrime.org and Roots Action

Erika Thorne, Minneapolis,MN Training for Change

Dennis Trainor, Jr., Boston, MA, ACRONYM TV

Stephanie Van Hook, Petaluma, CA, Metta Center for Nonviolence

Stephen Wallace, Maryland

Tom Weis, Boulder, CO, President, Climate Crisis Solutions

Kevin Zeese,Baltimore, MD, co-director, It’s Our Economy and co-host Clearing the FOG.

Source:   https://popularresistance.org/aboutus/

FairVote Buddies

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Source:   http://www.fairvote.org/financials#year_end_reports

 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Buddies

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Official Airline of Advancing Justice | AAJC

 

rockefeller groupwalt disney companyverizonwalmart

Source:   http://advancingjustice-aajc.org/corporate-alliance

National Organization for Women (NOW) Buddies

American Express Foundation, the Baker Street Foundation, the California Endowment, the ChevronTexaco Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, the Fannie Mae Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Hilton Foundation, the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, the Philadelphia Foundation, the New World Foundation, the New York Community Trust, the New York Times Company FoundationGeorge Soros‘s Open Society Institute, the Rockefeller Family Fund, the Shefa Fund, the Target Foundation, and the Vanguard Public Foundation.

Source:   http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6186

Other Educrats

These are guys that aren’t already listed as Gates funded, aren’t listed as CTE supporters, and are not on my other lists but that I am fairly certain are tied to the Common Core/Fed Ed stuff.

Education Networks of America Buddies

AASA

AASA, the School Superintendents Association, advocates for the highest quality public education for all students. AASA is the foremost national and global professional organization for educational leaders including CEOs, superintendents, senior level school administrators, and aspiring school system leaders. AASA members are the chief education advocates for children. They advance the goals of public education and champion children’s causes in their districts and nationwide. As school system leaders, AASA members set the pace for academic achievement. They help shape policy, oversee its implementation, and represent school districts to the public at large. ENA is a member and corporate sponsor of AASA.

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CCSSO

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide, nonprofit organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity, the Bureau of Indian Education and the five U.S. extra-state jurisdictions. As an organization, they are committed to ensuring that all students participating in the public education system — regardless of background — graduate prepared for college, careers, and life. To realize this, CCSSO brings together dedicated leaders and exceptional ideas to achieve measurable progress for every student. Their work includes supporting states as they implement new standards, reinvent systems that develop effective teachers, explore and adopt new technologies, and navigate political turmoil-all in the pursuit of helping students succeed.  ENA is a Collaborative Partner in the Education Information Management Advisory Consortium (EIMAC).

CDE

The Center for Digital Education serves as a resource for the education market, researching K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding, and providing insight and information on technology issues to both education experts and industry leaders. The organization unites public and private sector partners to advance the utilization of new technologies in school districts and on campuses nationwide. ENA sponsors several events including the Large District Fly-in and DELC.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. They empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives. Common Sense Education provides teachers and schools with free research-based classroom tools to help students harness technology for learning and life. Their K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum teaches students how to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world and their educational rating system, Graphite, helps educators discover, use, and share high-quality digital products that propel student learning. ENA has a strategic partnership with Common Sense Media.

CoSN

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools they need to succeed. Today, CoSN represents over 10 million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K–12 education. ENA is an active member and Gold sponsor of CoSN. Our Vice President of Client Services, Lillian Kellogg, is a member of their Board of Directors and works on their Finance committee. ENA participates in several initiatives and committees including the Smart Education Networks by Design (SEND)Becoming Assessment Ready (BAR), the Empowered Superintendent, and Advocacy Dinner and Auction.

CGCS

CGCS is a national organization that exclusively represents the needs of urban public schools and its students. It is composed of 68 large city school districts whose special mission is to educate the nation’s most diverse student body to the highest academic standards and prepare them to contribute to our democracy and the global community. The organization promotes the cause of urban schools and advocates for inner-city students through legislations, research, and media relations. The CGCS’s objectives include educating all urban school students to the highest academic standards and leading, governing, and managing our urban public schools in ways that advance the education of our children and inspire the public’s confidence. ENA actively supports and sponsors several events with the CGCS.

ECS

Education Commission of the States (ECS) is committed to providing unbiased, factual information and resources to help policymakers make informed decisions to improve public education from early childhood to postsecondary. ECS partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. The organization is proud to serve the people who develop and implement education policy and the students who directly benefit from effective policy change. ENA is a sponsor of ECS and participates in ECS events.

EDUCAUSE®

EDUCAUSE® is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. The organization actively engages with colleges and universities, corporations, foundations, government, and other nonprofit organizations to further the mission of transforming higher education through the use of information technology. Through various programs and activities, EDUCAUSE and its members contribute to thought leadership on major issues, help clarify the current environment, document effective practices, and highlight how emerging trends and technologies may influence the evolution of IT in higher education. ENA is a corporate member of EDUCAUSE.

Internet2

Internet2 is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment where US research and education organizations can solve common technology challenges and develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions. The community touches nearly every major innovation that defines our modern digital lives—and continues to define “what’s next.” ENA is a corporate member of the organization and is an active participant on the Internet2 K–20 Advisory Committee. Learn about Internet2-qualified ENA customer benefits.

National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc ®

The National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc ® (NMSDC®) is one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations. Whether you are a small minority-owned business or a billion dollar powerhouse, the NMSDC helps organizations solve the growing need for supplier diversity. The NMSDC is committed to advancing Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American suppliers in a globalized corporate supply chain. ENA is proud to be a member of this esteemed organization.

NSBA

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is a nonprofit organization representing state associations of school boards and member districts across the United States. Its mission is to foster excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership. NSBA achieves that mission in three ways: 1. It represents the school board perspective before federal government agencies. 2. It works with national organizations that affect education. 3. It provides vital information and services to state associations of school boards and local school boards throughout the nation. NSBA has created an “army of advocates” poised to influence key federal legislative issues. ENA supports NSBA and is a corporate sponsor.

P21

The Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21) was founded in 2002. The coalition was formed to bring the business community, education leaders, and policymakers together to position 21st century readiness at the center of K–12 education and to kick-start a national conversation on the importance of 21st century skills for all students. P21’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for 21st century learning, and to build collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders. ENA is a Gold sponsor and member of P21. ENA’s Vice President of Client Services, Lillian Kellogg, is a past chair and holds a seat on the executive board. ENA associates also participate in several P21 committees.

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SHLB

The SHLB Coalition promotes government policies and programs to enable schools, libraries, health care providers, and other anchor institutions and their surrounding communities to obtain open, affordable, high-speed, broadband connections to the Internet. The SHLB Coalition is based in Washington, DC and has a diverse membership of commercial and non-commercial organizations that support their mission from across the United States. ENA is a founding member, sponsor, and active participant of SHLB. ENA’s Bob Collie is a member of SHLB’s Board of Directors and serves as Vice Chairman.

SIIA

The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA represents and supports developers of educational software applications, digital content, online learning services, and related technologies across the K–20 sector. SIIA provides leadership, industry advocacy, critical market information, and a forum for connecting and shaping the software and digital content industry. ENA is an active member of SIIA and the ETIN, and we are members of their Education Board of Directors Alumni Committee.

SETDA

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is a not-for-profit membership association launched by state education agency leaders in 2001 to serve, support, and represent their emerging interests and needs with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning, and school operations. Their mission is to build and increase the capacity of state and national leaders to improve education through technology policy and practice. In carrying out their mission, they are committed to: serving every U.S. state and territorial education agency to help maintain a future-focused, holistic view on how to leverage technology for education; fostering collaboration among their members, strategic partners, and other education leaders and policymakers; and taking action on important issues facing public education. ENA is an active member and corporate Platinum sponsor and participates in several SETDA projects and programs.

The Quilt

The Quilt is a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education representing 36 networks across the country. Participants in The Quilt provide advanced network services and applications to over 200 universities and thousands of other educational institutions. The Quilt’s goals are to promote consistent, reliable, interoperable, and efficient advanced networking services that extend to the broadest possible community, and to represent common interests in the development and delivery of advanced network services. The Quilt facilitates collaboration among regional networks, advocates on behalf of regional networks, and helps regional networks leverage their collective experience and buying power. ENA is an active member and participates in the organization’s steering committee.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose vision is to be the leader in women’s business development. Founded in 1997, WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. The organization is committed to accelerating opportunities and creating a superior resource pool for all constituents. Through its strategic partnerships, WBENC is able to deliver world-class programming that enhances business development and growth by maximizing relevant knowledge programs and capitalizing on the wealth of industry expertise in its community. ENA is a proud supporter of WBENC and its dedication to fostering diversity in the world of commerce.

Source:  https://www.ena.com/company/partnerships/national-affiliates/

Partnership for 21st Century Learning Buddies

Platinum Members: 

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Goddard School logo Participate logo-RGB PearsonLogo Horizontal Blk RGB
SKT new logo The Walt Disney Company

Gold Members:

 

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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Playworld with tagline QF QFI COBRANDING 80-20 BILINGUAL CMYK

Basic Level Members:

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eLearning Solutions

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FPSPI

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National Education Association NSDA NSBA Logo PBS_Logo
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Source:  http://www.p21.org/members-states/member-organizations 

EDUCAUSE Buddies

Source:   https://www.educause.edu/eli/about

StriveTogether Buddies

Investors

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation logo
 

Source:   https://www.strivetogether.org/investors/

Members

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oklahoma

  • ImpactTulsa Tulsa, OK
  • Partners in Education Ardmore, OK

Oregon

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

District of Columbia

International Affiliates

Source:   https://www.strivetogether.org/the-network/

National Dialogue of Credentialing Buddies

To Be Added….

Education Groups that Gates is Buying Off Part 2

I decided to make a part 2.

Education Commission of the States Buddies

Platinum Partners

Strada Education Network

Strada Education Network, formerly USA Funds, is a new kind of nonprofit organization that takes a fresh approach to improving the college-to-career connection. Through a unique combination of strategic philanthropy, research and insights, and innovative solutions, Strada Education Network advances Completion With a Purpose, building a more purposeful path for America’s students to rewarding careers and fulfilling lives. Learn more at www.stradaeducation.org and follow Strada Education on Twitter @StradaEducation.


The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure all people – especially those with the fewest resources – have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. For more information, please visit www.gatesfoundation.org.


The Wallace Foundation

The Wallace Foundation is a national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning and enrichment for disadvantaged children and foster the vitality of the arts for everyone. For more information, please visit http://www.wallacefoundation.org.


Walton Family Foundation

The philanthropic vision of Sam and Helen Walton has driven the work of the Walton Family Foundation for nearly three decades. Their legacy is more important than ever as we accelerate our efforts to improve K-12 education for all students in America, to protect our rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and to give back to the region that first gave Sam and Helen Walton opportunity. Learn more at www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org or follow us on Twitter (@waltonfamilyfdn).

Gold Partners

ACT

ACT is an international, mission-driven, nonprofit organization providing highquality assessments grounded in more than 50 years of research. The ACT® test is the most widely used US college admissions test, taken in 2015 by 1.9 million high school seniors. Our ACT Aspire® assessment system measures student growth from grades 3 to 10 and links to the ACT to build a complete picture of college and career readiness. More than 3 million people have earned the ACT National Career Readiness CertificateTM, powered by ACT WorkKeys®, to demonstrate they have foundational workplace skills. Learn more at www.act.org.


AdvancED

AdvancED is a non-profit, non-partisan organization serving the largest community of education professionals in the world. Founded on more than 100 years of work in continuous improvement, AdvancED combines the knowledge and expertise of a research institute, the skills of a management consulting firm and the passion of a grassroots movement for educational change to empower pre-K to 12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. AdvancED’s position as a global leader in school improvement and accreditation continues to expand by providing a national and international voice to inform and influence policy and practice on issues related to education quality. Learn more at www.advanc-ed.org.


National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)

Recognizing that an effective teacher is the most important school-based factor impacting student achievement, the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) is committed to ensuring a highly skilled, strongly motivated and competitively compensated teacher for every classroom in America. NIET supports states, districts and schools in attracting, developing, supporting and retaining high-quality human capital in order to raise achievement levels for all students. Learn more at http://www.niet.org/.


Pearson

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, providing educational materials and services to learners of all ages around the globe. For more information, please visit www.pearsoned.com.


Scholastic Corporation

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children’s media. Scholastic creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multimedia and other products that help children learn both at school and at home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air and online at www.scholastic.com.


State Farm Foundation

The State Farm® mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. We achieve our mission through the products and services we offer, as well as through our involvement in and commitment to the community. We make it our business to be like a good neighbor, helping to improve the quality of life in the communities where our associates live and work. For more information, please visit www.statefarm.com.

Silver Partners

KnowledgeWorks

KnowledgeWorks is a social enterprise focused on ensuring that every student experiences meaningful personalized learning that allows him or her to thrive in college, career and civic life. By offering a portfolio of innovative education approaches and advancing aligned policies, KnowledgeWorks seeks to activate and develop the capacity of communities and educators to build and sustain vibrant learning ecosystems that allow each student to thrive. Learn more at www.knowledgeworks.org.


MetaMetrics

MetaMetrics® is focused on improving education for students of all ages. The organization developed The Lexile® Framework for Reading and its companion scale, The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics. The Lexile Framework provides a common scale for matching reader ability and text complexity. For more information, please visit www.lexile.comand www.quantiles.com.


Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. For more information, please visitwww.microsoft.com.


National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA)

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) is committed to advancing excellence and accountability in the charter school sector and to increasing the number of high-quality charter schools across the nation. NACSA provides training, consulting, and policy guidance to authorizers. For more information, please visit www.qualitycharters.org.


NWEA

NWEA™ is a research-based, not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and proficiency—and provide insights to help tailor instruction. For 40 years, NWEA has developed Pre-K – 12 assessments and professional learning offerings to help advance all students along their optimal learning paths. Our tools are trusted by educators in 140 countries and more than half the schools in the US. For more information, visit www.nwea.org.


Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning is a leading provider of cloud-based assessment and teaching and learning solutions that fit the K12 classroom, improve school performance, and accelerate learning for all. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction while driving personalized student practice in reading, writing, and math, every day. For more information, please visit www.renaissance.com.


SAS

Some educators see data as facts and figures. But it’s more than that. It’s the lifeblood of your schools. It contains history. And it can tell you something about the future. SAS helps you make sense of the data. As the leader in education analytics software and services, SAS transforms your data into insights that give you a fresh perspective on your students and schools. You can identify what’s working. Fix what isn’t. And discover new opportunities. Please visit sas.com/k12.

Bronze Partners

AVID

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. AVID’s kindergarten through higher education system brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas. For more than 30 years, AVID has prepared students for college readiness and success. It now impacts the lives of almost 1.3 million students throughout the United States and the world. For more information, please visit www.avid.org.


Education Networks of America

Education Networks of America ® is the leading provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and libraries. Since 1996, we have worked with our customers to ensure they have the robust and reliable high-capacity broadband, Wi-Fi/LAN, communication, and cloud solutions they require to meet the present and emerging technology needs of the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.ena.com.


ETS

At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, and by conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC ® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series® assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. For more information, visit www.ets.org.


Questar

Questar Assessment Inc. is a K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. As a wholly-owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Educational Testing Service (ETS), we share a belief that better measurement solutions can make a positive impact on education. We take a fresh and innovative approach to design, delivery, scoring, analysis, and reporting. And we are reimagining how assessments can empower educators by giving them the insights they need to improve instructions and fully prepare students for college or career. Our high-quality, reliable assessment products and services are easily scaled and tailored to meet the specific needs of states and districts at an unprecedented value. Educators trust our high-performing teams and dependable technology to minimize risks and ensure success for states, districts, schools, teachers, and students.

Source:   https://www.ecs.org/about-us/partners/

Digital Promise Buddies

Supporters

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports our League of Innovative Schoolsinitiative, which connects the most forward-thinking leaders of the nation’s school districts; our procurement research; and our Marketplace program, which supports education leaders to use research and data to select edtech products.

Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Carnegie Corporation of New York supports Digital Promise Micro-credentials, to recognize educators for the skills they learn throughout their careers; our Research initiatives; and our Education Innovation Clusters, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports Digital Promise’s Research@Work project by investing in the development of videos that broadly communicate relevant and applicable findings from learning science research.

Chevron

Chevron supports Digital Promise’s Maker Promise initiative by investing in efforts to elevate the stories of maker students, teachers and schools, and by partnering on a campaign to advance the understanding and application of safety in school makerspaces.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Kauffman Foundation supports Digital Promise’s Education Innovation Cluster initiative, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation supports our maker learning efforts including the development of the Maker Promise network of educators to facilitate and engage youth in science and engineering.

The Grable Foundation

The Grable Foundation supports our Education Innovation Cluster, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers, and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region; as well as and our Maker Learning efforts.

The Joyce Foundation

The Joyce Foundation supports Digital Promise’s work to expand access to learning opportunities for adults through technology.

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation invests in Digital Promise Micro-credentials, which provides teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for skills throughout their careers; and supports the League of Innovative Schools and League Chief Technology Officers.

The Overdeck Family Foundation

The Overdeck Family Foundation supports Digital Promise’s Marketplace Researchefforts to develop more efficient, evidence-based practices for creating and testing edtech products.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers supports Digital Promise Micro-credentials by investing in the development of financial literacy micro-credentials and by funding research to assess the impact of these competency-based resources.

Verizon

The Verizon Innovative Learning Schools directed by Digital Promise provides teachers and students in U.S. middle schools with always-available access to technology and empowers them to be content creators, adept problem-solvers and responsible consumers of digital media and learning resources.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation invests in our work to engage a coalition of educators and partners to develop Digital Promise Micro-credentials, which provides teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for the deeper learning skills they master throughout their careers.

XQ

The XQ Institute is supporting Vista High in California, one of 10 high schools in the US that received an XQ Super School grant to reimagine teaching and learning.

Corporate Partners

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Source:  http://digitalpromise.org/about/supporters/

Pivot Learning Buddies

Supporters

Since 2015, Pivot has received gifts from the following supporters:

Boeing
California Collaborative for Education Excellence
California Community Foundation
California Education Policy Fund (a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors)
City National Bank
S.H. Cowell Foundation
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
James Irvine Foundation
Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Silver Giving Foundation
Sobrato Family Foundation
State Farm
Stuart Foundation

Executive Leadership Center and Masterful District Leadership Sponsors

Association of California School Administrators
BCA Architects
Bergman Dacey Goldsmith
Blach Construction
Blackboard
Dale Scott & Company
Girard & Edwards
Illuminate Education
Imperial County Office of Education
K12 Insight
NextLesson
Ray Morgan Company
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

Source:  http://www.pivotlearning.org/about/supporters/

Partners

Adelanto Elementary School District Nevada Joint Union High School District
Apple Valley Unified School District Newcastle Elementary School District
Baldwin Park Unified School District Newhall School District
Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary School District North Monterey County Unified School District
Bassett Unified School District Pacific Grove Unified School District
Bellevue Union Elementary School District Palmdale School District
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District Paradise Unified School District
Berryessa Union Elementary School District Paramount Unified School District
Biggs Unified School District Parlier Unified School District
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Penn Valley Unified School District
Brawley Union High School District Pine Ridge Elementary School District
Buena Park Elementary School District Pleasanton Unified School District
Burrel Union Elementary School District Pollock Pines Elementary School District
Butte County Office of Education Pomona Unified School District
Cabrillo Unified School District Ravenswood City Elementary School District
Calexico Unified School District Redlands Unified School District
Central Unified School District Redwood City School District
Chino Valley Unified School District Rialto Unified School District
Clear Creek School District Richland School District
Colton Joint Unified School District Riverbank Unified School District
Corona-Norco Unified School District Riverside Unified School District
Covina-Valley Unified School District Saint Helena Unified School District
Delhi Unified School District Salinas City Elementary School District
Durham Unified School District San Bernardino County Office of Education
El Rancho Unified School District San Bruno Park Elementary School District
Enterprise Elementary School District San Diego Unified School District
Escondido Union High School District San Francisco Unified School District
Fremont Unified School District San Gabriel Unified School District
Fresno City College San Luis Coastal Unified School District
Fruitvale Elementary School District San Mateo County Office of Education
Galt Joint Union Elementary School District San Mateo-Foster City School District
Galt Joint Union High School District Santa Ana Unified School District
Glendale Unified School District Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
Glendora Unified School District Santa Paula Unified School District
Gonzales Unified School District Santa Rosa City Schools
Gorman Elementary School District Sebastopol Union Schools
Grass Valley School District Sequoia Union High School District
Gridley Unified School District Sierra Unified School District
Hayward Unified School District Sonoma County Office of Education
Houston Independent School District South San Francisco Unified School District
Huntington Beach Union High School District Sutter County Office of Education
Inglewood Unified School District Taft City School District
Kern County Office of Education Taft Union High School District
Kernville Union Elementary School District Tehachapi Unified School District
La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program Thomas Edison Charter Academy
Lancaster School District Tracy Unified School District
Las Lomitas Elementary School District Twin Rivers Unified School District
Laytonville Unified School District Ukiah Unified School District
Lennox School District Union Hill School District
Linden Unified School District Victor Elementary Unified School District
Livermore Valley Joint Unified Walnut Valley Unified School District
Los Angeles Unified School District Wasco Union Elementary School District
Los Banos Unified School District Wasco Union High School District
Manzanita Elementary School District West Contra Costa Unified School District
Marin County Office of Education Westside Union School District
Middletown Unified School District Williams Unified School District
Mojave Unified School District Willits Unified School District
Monrovia Unified School District Willows Unified School District
Moreland School District Wornick Jewish Day School
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Wright Elementary School District
Mt. Pleasant Elementary School District Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District
Nevada County Office of Education

Source:  http://www.pivotlearning.org/about/partners/ 

ASU + GSV Summit 2017 Buddies

Sponsoring Partners

Collaborating Partners

Achieving the DreamBellwether Education PartnersBlue 1647Camelback VenturesChronicle of Higher EducationCommon Ground FoundationedsurgeedSurgeFrontline EducationHundrEDIDEOinnovateducateLeap InnovationsMcKinsey AcademyMylestoneSurge InstituteThe Edtech Podcast

Source :  https://www.asugsvsummit.com/partners/collaborating-partners

 

Georgia Early College Initiative Buddies

Office of Educational Access & Success (OEAS)

The Office of Educational Access & Success (OEAS) advances P-20 student success through transformative partnerships, practices, and research. The Office leads seven programs structured around three broad areas: college access and completion; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and educator preparation within University System of Georgia (USG) institutions. It also facilitates faculty involvement in secondary school improvement and the transition from high school to college.

To learn more about OEAS and the University System of Georgia visit http://www.usg.edu/educational_access/ and http://www.usg.edu.

Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) oversees public education throughout the state. It ensures that laws and regulations pertaining to education are followed and that state and federal money appropriated for education is properly allocated to local school systems. We also provide education-related information to students, parents, teachers, educational staff, government officials, and the media. We hope this information will help answer people’s questions, empower them with resources, and allow them to navigate the state’s educational infrastructure with a minimum of difficulty. To learn more about the DOE, visit http://www.doe.k12.ga.us.

Jobs for the Future

Jobs for the Future is an action/research and policy organization that promotes innovative reform in education and workforce development. It is the lead coordinator, manager and policy advocate for the Early College High School Initiative. To learn more about the Jobs for the Future, visit http://www.jff.org and http://www.earlycolleges.org

Sponsors

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to improving people’s lives by sharing advances in health and learning with the global community. The foundation believes all students can achieve at high levels. New standards, more diverse students, and new technologies provide both opportunities and challenges. Many educators and schools have already made great progress addressing these issues, but the challenge remains to “scale up” the success rate and the effective strategies. The foundation has a three-pronged investment strategy reflecting a commitment to building successful models that will help every student achieve at high levels. Grants support schools and districts, leadership development and scholarships.

To learn more about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation visit http://www.gatesfoundation.org

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Inc. is an independent private foundation with a broad charter to support charitable, scientific and educational activities. The Foundation is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees under the laws of the state of Georgia. Grants generally are limited to tax-exempt public charities located and operating in Georgia. Principal giving interests are focused on the following program areas:

  • Elementary, secondary and higher education
  • Health care and education
  • Human services, particularly for children and youth
  • Economic development and civic affairs
  • Art and cultural activities
  • Conservation of natural resources and environmental education

Traditionally, preference has been given to one-time capital projects and to other extraordinary needs of well established public charities.

To learn more about the foundation, visit http://www.woodruff.org/

The University System of Georgia

The primary goal of the University System of Georgia is to ensure access to academic excellence and educational opportunities for all Georgians. Its mission is to contribute to the educational, cultural, economic, and social advancement of Georgia by providing excellent undergraduate general education and first-rate programs leading to associate, baccalaureate, masters, professional, and doctorate degrees; by pursuing leading-edge basic and applied research, scholarly inquiry, and creative endeavors; and by bringing these intellectual resources, and those of the public libraries, to bear on the economic development of the State and the continuing education of its citizens.

To learn more about the University System visit http://www.usg.edu

Source:  http://gaearlycolleges.org/partners

 

IMS Global Learning Consortium Buddies

Educational Data & Analytics Initiative K-12 Institutional Leadership Board Platforms, Apps & Tools Initiative
Platinum Leaders

Gates Foundation Logo

eLumen Logo

 

Crystal Sponsors

Blackboard company logo

 

Instructure Logo

 

Intellify Learning color logo

 

 

 

Platinum Leaders

 


Safari Montage

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Digital Curriculum Initiative HED Institutional Leadership Board Digital Credentialing, Badges & CBE Initiative
Platinum Leaders

elumen Logo

 

Platinum Leaders
Crystal Sponsors
Learning Mate Logo
Platinum LeadersConcentric Sky logo

 

Crystal Sponsors

 

OneRoster Initiative
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt logo

 

McGraw Hill Education Logo

 

Pearson logo

 

Renaissance logo

Source: https://www.imsglobal.org/initiativesponsors.html 

Collaborations and Affiliations

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) is a higher education member organization that represents approximately 4,600 institutions worldwide to promote best practices for records management, enrollment management, admissions, student services and administrative information technology. IMS and AACRAO are collaborating to extend the traditional transcript as a comprehensive digital record of student achievement to support innovative new education models such as Competencey Based Education.

Achievement Standards Network (ASN) provides open access to machine-readable representations of learning objects published by education agencies and organizations, including the Common Core State Standards. IMS is in close partnership with ASN (powered by D2L) to enable use of the ASN RDF framework in conjunction with the IMS standards, such as Common Cartridge, Question and Test Interoperability, and Learning Tools Interoperability, both in the U.S. and around the world.

Association of Public & Land Grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. APLU is actively involved with the IMS institutional Caliper Analytics leadership group to identify metric profiles needed to support adaptive learning technologies at scale.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded IMS a 3-year grant in the Fall of 2014 to accelerate deployment of IMS standards that provide a foundation for connectivity of learning platforms, digital courseware, tools and resources so that they can be used together to support the needs of instructors and students. It is anticipated that the results from this grant will greatly increase the number of personalized learning solutions that can be readily integrated by suppliers and institutions, providing greater choice for students, instructors and institutions to improve educational participation and achievement.

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of networked information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Some 220 institutions representing higher education, publishing, network and telecommunications, information technology, and libraries and library organizations make up CNI’s Members.

Competency Based Education Network (C-BEN) is a group of colleges and universities working together to address shared challenges to designing, developing and scaling competency-based degree programs. IMS and C-BEN have been collaborating since 2014 to identify the applications, platforms and tools used for CBE programs and to address interoperability challenges.

Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is an association of K-12 technology leaders. IMS works closely with CoSN on K-12 initiatives and is a member of CoSN.

Dublin Core has established a widely accepted technical specification for meta-data for the content of digital libraries. The IMS Learning Resources Meta-data Specification incorporates major aspects of the Dublin Core by defining extensions that are appropriate specifically for educational and training materials.

Ed-Fi Alliance, funded by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, provides standards and software for the actionable use of data by K-12 states and school districts. IMS Global and Ed-Fi have joined forces to collaborate on K-12 standards – bringing together IMS’s “front-end” learning technology standards with Ed-Fi’s “back-end” data standards. The collaboration will focus on broad adoption of IMS’s OneRosterTM standards and targeting several additional high need areas in order to accelerate connecting district level to state level systems. These additional areas include assessment, learning analytics and digital credentials (competency-based education and digital badges).

EDUCAUSE is a non-profit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. IMS came into existence as a project within EDUCAUSE in 1995. IMS continues to have a close relationship with EDUCAUSE, including a close affiliation with the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), to align efforts to advance the effective use of technology to support teaching and learning impact.

European Committee for Standardization/Information Society Standardization System (CEN/ISSS) is an international association, formally recognized by the European Community, managing the cooperation amongst the national standards bodies of the 15 EU states, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. ISSS was formed to focus specifically on “Information Society” standardization requirements, and has established a number of open workshops. IMS is a participant in the CEN/ISSS Workshop on Metadata for Multimedia Information. In addition, IMS is involved in consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with CEN/ISSS and other organizations to build consensus for educational technology, improving access to lifelong learning across Europe.

European University Information Systems (EUNIS) is an organisation focused on helping member institutions develop their IT landscape by sharing experiences and working together. IMS is frequently invited to participate in the their programs to expand awareness for IMS standards and practices.

GÉANT is a fundamental element of Europe’s e-infrastructure, delivering the pan-European GÉANT network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation. Through its integrated catalogue of connectivity, collaboration and identity services, GÉANT provides users with highly reliable, unconstrained access to computing, analysis, storage, applications and other resources, to ensure that Europe remains at the forefront of research.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IMS Global Learning Consortium will continue to collaborate with the IEEE toward efforts to establish international learning technology standards. IMS GLC is a member of the IEEE Standards Association.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36) is a network of the national standards institutes of 157 countries, on the basis of one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system. IMS GLC is a Category A Liaison.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) publishes K-12 curriculum standards to help guide the integration and application of tools and curriculum that are aligned with teaching and learning goals. The goal for ISTE and IMS collaboration is to help districts create a framework for technology adoption for teaching and learning that addresses both the critical infrastructure and pedagogy factors.

MacArthur Foundation is one of the nation’s largest independent foundations. Through the support it provides, the Foundation fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures individual creativity, strengthens institutions, helps improve public policy, and provides information to the public, primarily through support for public interest media. IMS and the MacArthur Foundation are participating in ongoing collaboration to evolve Open Badges as part of the IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative to fit the needs of educational institutions and corporations.

MERLOT is a community of educators in higher education who collaborate to develop and disseminate high quality online resources for faculty to incorporate into their courses.
Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes openess, innovation and participation on the Internet. Mozilla is best know for the Firefox browser, but they advance their mission through other projects. IMS and Mozilla collaborate to extend the work around Open Badges to unlock the full potential of the web by making it easy for users to get recognition for skills they learn online and offline.
Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States. IMS is collaborating with NGLC, EDUCAUSE and ELI to align the IMS Centers of Excellence to help institutions of all types leverage innovative integrated digital curriculum, tools and data to achieve affordable student success.
Online Learning Consortium (OLC) The Online Learning Consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world. OLC and IMS are collaborating to align the IMS Centers of Excellence with OLC’s Digital Learning Innovation Awards.
The Learning Counsel is a research institute and news media hub, focused on providing context for the shift in education to digital curriculum. Our membership is comprised of over 170,000 Superintendents, tech and instructional administrators, curriculum specialists, thousands of publishers, and interested enthusiasts anywhere in the teaching and learning field. IMS and The Learning Counsel collaborate in various ways to promote the importance of interoperability as K-12 districts transition to digital.
WCET is a national, member-driven, non-profit which brings together colleges and universities, HED organizations and companies to collectively improve the quality and reach of e-learning programs. WCET and IMS actively pursue joint activities to raise awareness for the importance of open standards to enable educators to innovate with open digital content and educational technologies to improve outcomes.
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) establishes specifications for the web. It is responsible for specifications such as HTML, XML, and RDF. It is not accredited but its specifications constitute industry standards. W3C creates specifications at a lower level than IMS. For example, IMS uses XML as a language for representing meta-data, profiles and other structured information.

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Contributing Member
See how Fulton County Schools are using OneRoster to help the district achieve more personalized learning for students.
Learn how Gwinnett County Schools’ strategy for a seamless digital ecosystem has been a tremendous success.
Find out how the Katy Independent School District is creating a plug-and-play ecosystem for teachers and students revolutionizing the district’s digital learning environment.
Learn how through the use of the LTI standard, the University of Central Florida has been able to significantly extend the capabilities of their learning management system.

Affiliates

Accelerate Learning

Accreditrust

AEFIS

Aeries Software

American Institutes for Research

ApexLearning

Australian Institute of Higher Education 

Benchmark Education

BigBlueButton

Blackbaud

Boise State University

Carolina Biological Supply Company 

Center for Applied Linguistics

Centric Learning

Certica Solutions 

CEV Multimedia

Classworks

Cisco

Coalition for Networked Information

CollegeBoard

Colorado State University Online

Common Goal Systems

Copia

CourseArc

CourseNetworking

Credly

Credo Education

Curriculum Associates

Davis Publications

Denver Public Schools

Dugga

Edutone

Eduworks

eCom Scotland Ltd

Edgenuity

EdMap

EdWire

Edsby

Educate Online

Education Services Australia

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam 

eScience Labs

Expert TA

ExploreLearning

FastBridge Learning

Fairfax County Public Schools 

FocalPointK12

Gabbart Communications

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Virtual School

Glynlyon

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher 

Google, Inc.

Gradecam

Gradescope

Hall County Board of Education

Health World Education

Hong Kong Education City Limited

Identity Automation 

ImagineLearning

Intel

Istation

Jeff Davis County Schools 

Jenzabar

Kadenze

K12 Federation

Learning A-Z

Learning.com

Learning Tapestry, Inc.

Learnosity

LCMS+

Lexia Learning Systems

LiveText

Lord Fairfax Community College

Madison Area Technical College

Magic Software

MassiveU

Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township 

Michigan Virtual University

Monticello Central School District

Morgan County Board of Education

Nanyang Technological University

National Research Council Canada

NBC Learn

Newburgh Enlarged CSD

No.Inc

Northern Arizona University

Ontario Online Learning Consortium

Open University of Hong Kong

Origami 3 Inc.

Oxford University Press

Panopto, Inc.

Participate

PebblePad

Penn Foster

Perfection Learning

Piazza Technologies

Plano Independent School District

Polk State College

 

 

 

 

 

 

PowerSchool

Quality Data Sciences & Analytics LLP

Quality Matters

ReadSpeaker

RealizeIt

Red Clay Consolidated School District

Regent Education

Rustici Software

Santillana Global

Savant Learning Systems

School Board of Lake County, Florida

SchoolCity

Schoolspire

Science Bits

Scientific Minds

Siimpl

Skyward

SmarterServices

SoftChalk

StrongMind

Studia ehf

Studies Weekly

SunGard K-12 Education

TCI

Tk20, Inc.

Tutor.com

Ulearn Education Ltd

Ultimate Medical Academy

Universiteit van Amsterdam

University of Colorado

University of Oregon

University of Washington, Office of Educational Assessment

VeriCite

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Wazzle Solutions

WCET

W. W. Norton & Company

Yellowdig

YouSeeU

 

 

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Affiliates

Accelerate Learning

Accreditrust

AEFIS

Aeries Software

American Institutes for Research

ApexLearning

Australian Institute of Higher Education 

Benchmark Education

BigBlueButton

Blackbaud

Boise State University

Carolina Biological Supply Company 

Center for Applied Linguistics

Centric Learning

Certica Solutions 

CEV Multimedia

Classworks

Cisco

Coalition for Networked Information

CollegeBoard

Colorado State University Online

Common Goal Systems

Copia

CourseArc

CourseNetworking

Credly

Credo Education

Curriculum Associates

Davis Publications

Denver Public Schools

Dugga

Edutone

Eduworks

eCom Scotland Ltd

Edgenuity

EdMap

EdWire

Edsby

Educate Online

Education Services Australia

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam 

eScience Labs

Expert TA

ExploreLearning

FastBridge Learning

Fairfax County Public Schools 

FocalPointK12

Gabbart Communications

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Virtual School

Glynlyon

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher 

Google, Inc.

Gradecam

Gradescope

Hall County Board of Education

Health World Education

Hong Kong Education City Limited

Identity Automation 

ImagineLearning

Intel

Istation

Jeff Davis County Schools 

Jenzabar

Kadenze

K12 Federation

Learning A-Z

Learning.com

Learning Tapestry, Inc.

Learnosity

LCMS+

Lexia Learning Systems

LiveText

Lord Fairfax Community College

Madison Area Technical College

Magic Software

MassiveU

Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township 

Michigan Virtual University

Monticello Central School District

Morgan County Board of Education

Nanyang Technological University

National Research Council Canada

NBC Learn

Newburgh Enlarged CSD

No.Inc

Northern Arizona University

Ontario Online Learning Consortium

Open University of Hong Kong

Origami 3 Inc.

Oxford University Press

Panopto, Inc.

Participate

PebblePad

Penn Foster

Perfection Learning

Piazza Technologies

Plano Independent School District

Polk State College

 

 

 

 

 

 

PowerSchool

Quality Data Sciences & Analytics LLP

Quality Matters

ReadSpeaker

RealizeIt

Red Clay Consolidated School District

Regent Education

Rustici Software

Santillana Global

Savant Learning Systems

School Board of Lake County, Florida

SchoolCity

Schoolspire

Science Bits

Scientific Minds

Siimpl

Skyward

SmarterServices

SoftChalk

StrongMind

Studia ehf

Studies Weekly

SunGard K-12 Education

TCI

Tk20, Inc.

Tutor.com

Ulearn Education Ltd

Ultimate Medical Academy

Universiteit van Amsterdam

University of Colorado

University of Oregon

University of Washington, Office of Educational Assessment

VeriCite

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Wazzle Solutions

WCET

W. W. Norton & Company

Yellowdig

YouSeeU

 

Alliance Participants

ABC-CLIO, LLC

Agilix

American Psychological Association

Anglia Ruskin University

Atomic Learning

Aubrey Daniels International

Authentica Solutions

Awato

Barnes & Noble

Blue Earth Interactive

Bisk Education, Inc

bluedoor

BrainPOP

Calibrand

CampusCruiser

Capital Education

CareDox

Cattura Video

Chemvantage.org

Claymore Inc

Codesters, Inc.

Computerized Assesments and Learning, LLC

CompuScholar, Inc.

Coursera

Curriki

Cypher Learning

Data Pacific

Defined Learning

dialogEDU

Discovery Education

eBackpack, Inc.

edmentum

Electric Paper Evaluation Systeme

eMetric

Encore Technology Group

Evaluation Kit

Faria Education Group

Foundation for Educational Equity

 

 

Franklin University

FutureLearn

Genuine Genuis Technologies

Great River Learning

Hawkes Learning Systems

Helix Education

Heritage Christian Online School

Hurix Systems

Impelsys India Pvt Limited

Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc.

Interactyx

ISS, Newcastle University

Jobzology

Joysglobal

Kendall Hunt Publishing

Key Data Systems

Knewton

Knowledgevision Systems

Lab Learning

LearnZillion

Lesson Planet

LeQuest BV

Mackin Educational Resources

Maplesoft

Naiku

National Paralegal College

National University of Singapore (CIT)

NEARPOD

NetRef

Noteflight

Nystrom Education

Omninox Corp

OpenStax, Rice University

Overdrive, Inc.

Panther Learning

Peerceptiv

Planet Software

Positive Learning

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Press4Kids

Proctorio

Progress Testing

Prulu

QuaverMusic.com

Queralyze

QuestionMark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reazon Systems, Inc.

Rediker Software, Inc.

RedShelf

Sagence Learning Inc

Sano School of Culinary Medicine

SAS

School Loop, Inc.

SchoolMint

SciMind AB

ShareStream

SmartMind

Smart Sparrow

Software Secure, Inc.

Sonic Foundry, Inc.

SPi Global

Talis Education Ltd

TaskStream

Teamie PTE LTD

Texthelp Systems

Time IT Newcastle

Triumph Learning

Tutteo Ltd.

Ucertify

Unify

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

University of Hertfordshire

University of Southampton – Learning Societies Lab

University of Southampton

University of St Andrews

University of Warwick

Vatebra

Venture Highway

Verbena Consulting

Vidversity

VoiceThread

Vocareum

Warpwire

Waseda University

WebStudy, Inc.

WikiGrads.org

Wolters Klewer

Yuja Corporation

 

 

 

 

New York City Charter School Center Buddies

Source:  http://www.nyccharterschools.org/content/partners

Teach to One Buddies

Anonymous
Bezos Family Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Chan-Zuckerberg Educational Alliance
New Profit Inc.
Oak Foundation
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

New Classrooms is grateful for the support of the following individuals and funders, who make our work possible.

Anonymous
Anonymous Family Foundation
Ann & Richard Sarnoff Family Foundation
Aphorism Foundation
Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock
Booth Ferris Foundation
Carson Family Charitable Trust
Charles & Susan Harris
Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Chicago Public Education Fund
Crown Family Philanthropies
Chris Rush & Blair Heiser
Dalio Foundation
CityBridge Foundation
Dave Goldberg & Sheryl Sandberg
David B. Golub & Lisa Piazza Charitable Fund
David N. Shine & Karen E. Lanci
Doug Borchard & Barbara Talcott
Freeport McMoRan
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
GEM Foundation
Issroff Family Foundation
Izac & Abby Ben-Shmuel
J.C. Kellogg Foundation
Jeff Wetzler & Jennifer Goldman
Joel Klein & Nicole Seligman
Joel Rose & Doris Cooper
John Katzman
Jon Friedland
Josh & Tess Lewis
Joseph Gleberman
Kendall Family Foundation
Koshland Family Foundation
Louis & Susan Zinterhofer
The Moriah Fund
Naren & Manju Bewtra
Neeraj Bewtra & Barbara Deli
NewSchools Venture Fund
The Overdeck Family Foundation
Paul Hastings LLP*
Richard Salomon Family Foundation
Roland & Lisa Thompson
Reed Hastings & Patty Quillin
Robin Hood Foundation
William & Janine Spigonardo
Richard E. & Nancy P. Marriott Foundation
Robert & Lorraine Reeder
Charitable Trust
William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

Source:  https://www.newclassrooms.org/about/supporters/ 

 

Achievement Network Buddies


NATIONAL SUPPORTERS

Gates foundation
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Centerbridge Foundation
Carnegie Corp. of New York
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Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund

Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund

LOCAL SUPPORTERS

Boston

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The Lynch Family Foundation

Colorado

Carson Foundation

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LOUISIANA

MICHIGAN

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TENNESSEE

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WASHINGTON, D.C.

Office of the State Superintendent of Education
(Sorry for the gap again)

Alliance for College Ready Public Schools Buddies

$1,000,000+
Linda and David Shaheen
$500,000+
Ahmanson Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Estate of Gayle Miller
W.M. Keck Foundation
$250,000+
Citicorp Credit Services, Inc.
Carol and James Collins
EDUCAUSE/Next Generation Learning Challenges
Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
Reed Hastings Fund
Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Family Foundation
Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)
Joni and Jeff Marine
Patti and Peter Neuwirth
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Walton Family Foundation$100,000+
American Endowment Foundation
Kathy and Ambassador Frank Baxter
Bloomfield Family Foundation
California Community Foundation
Confidence Foundation
Maggie and Joseph Drake
Johnny Carson Foundation
Kissick Family Foundation
Ayako and Dale Okuno
Carol and William Ouchi
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Schwab Charitable Fund
Dr. Olga Mohan and Fred Simmons
Susan and Eric Smidt
Eva and Marc Stern$50,000+
Marianna and David Fisher
Farah and Steve Gozini
Joseph Drown Foundation
Rachel Kaganoff Stern and Eric Stern
Cindy Sheldon Stone
Stuart Foundation
$25,000+
AECOM
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Leslie and William Elkus
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Frank Mchugh-O’Donovan Foundation
Ignition Creative
Jewish Community Foundation
K & F Baxter Family Foundation
Sempra Energy
Valerie and Ron Sugar
Superior Grocers
Wendy Tajima
Elaine Tajima-Johnston and Stanley Johnston
$10,000+
Judd Abrams
Avery and Andrew Barth
Robert Barth
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Carol and James Collins Foundation
Ashley Chay-Fairty and Tim Fairty
Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program
Crail-Johnson Foundation
Crown Family Philanthropies
Del Amo Construction
Laurie and Scott Dubchansky
Emily and Teddy Greenspan
Goldman Sachs Trust Company
Priscilla and James Halper
The Hauptman Family Foundation
Myna and Uri Herscher
Willow Bay and Robert Iger
James Irvine Foundation
Honnie and Scott Juda
Meredith and David Kaplan
Heidi and Richard Landers
Larry and Eris Field Family Foundation
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities
Renee and Meyer Luskin
Glennis and Jim Malcolm
Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation
Nicole and Allan Mutchnik
Anne and Greg Neuwirth
Peggy and Charles Norris
Jean and Anthony Pritzker
Ric and Suzanne Kayne Foundation
Riordan Foundation
Brenda and Virgil Roberts
Janet Crown and Steven Robinson
Ronus Family Foundation
Allison and Bennett Rosenthal
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Tajima Creative Partners
Linda Tajima
Pam Tajima Praeger
Wells Fargo
Whittier Trust Company
$5,000+
Affiliated University Neurosurgeons
Beth and Wilbur Woo Family Foundation
Dahlia and Art Bilger
Robin and Elliot Broidy
Katherine and William Burford
Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, PC
Cynthia L. and William E. Simon Jr. Foundation
The Devto Support Foundation
Doran Companies
Vicki Pearson and Marshall Ezralow
Thomas Feiman
First Presbyterian Church
FreshStartMeals
Jimmy Horowitz
Jewish Communal Fund
Colleen and Matt Karis
Martha and Bruce Karsh
Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management, LLC
Kinky Curly Hair Products
Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC
Maintex
Colleen and Neil Martin
Heather and Mark McCormick
Microsoft
Marianne and Lance Miller
Lisa and Bradley Mindlin
Marie and Geoffrey Moore
Tom Nadeau
NBC Entertainment
Timothy Noonan
Piper Jaffray & Co.
Arthur Rebell
Kristy Jorgensen Schaffer and Patrick Schaffer
Joan Takayama-Ogawa
Harold Williams
$1,000+
A & M Church and School Furniture
ACHIEVE3000
Sophie and Alan Alpert
The Alpert & Alpert Foundation
Alan Arkatov
Asian American Journalists Association
Atlas Embroidery & Print
Ed Bagdasarian
Bank of the West
Barrio Planners Inc.
Leah and Gregory Bergman
Better 4 You Meals
Lynn Beyer
Carol and Frank Biondi
Francesca and Thomas Boobar
Sky and Brent Brewer
Carole and Dan Burack
Kevin Burns
Phyllis Cannom
Canyon Partners, LLC
Capital Impact Partners
Jim and Terrie Carmack
Lisa and Charles Chevalier
Kee Sun and Kenneth Choi
Cox, Castle & Nicholson
Jan and Charles Davis
Eric Derrington
Deutsche Bank Wealth Management
Lynne and James DeWitt
Digital Networks Group, Inc.
Diane and Roger Duhl
Jaye and Neal Eigler
Aimee Epstein
Nancy and Alan Epstein
Feed You Well, Inc.
Trish and William Flumenbaum
Fondazione Italia
Franco Architects
Frank Kamer
Harlee and Alan Gasmer
Cindi and Dennis Gilbert
Great Public Schools Now
Renato Halili
Patricia and Lewis Halpert
Charles Harper
Leslie Heisz
Brian Henry
Deanne and Tom Heymann
Donna and David Hughes
Lee and Andrea Hutter
Idealab Charitable Foundation
Debbie Laub and Eddie Israel
Pauline Itow
Emi Iwakiri
Andrea John
Nathan Kahane
Mary Ellen and Chistopher Kanoff
Nancy Kawasaki
Monica Sarang and Bryan Kenny
The Kikuchi family
Natalie and Brian Kirkdoffer
Alexandra and Charles Kivowitz
Patricia and Michael Klowden
Konica Minolta
Shoaib Kothawala
Susie and Kurt Krieser
Erik Kronstadt
Gavin Lazarus
Mira and Brian Lee
Lionsgate Entertainment
Jody and David Lippman
Shelley and Frank Litvack
LLBH Private Wealth Management
M & O Construction
Jemela Macer
Kathy and Bruce Makowsky
Thelma Maltz
Dede and Billy Mandel
Rachel and Antonio Marquez
Milken Family Foundation
Lowell Milken
Gregory and EJ Milken Foundation
Shari and Jerry Mitchell
Kevin Mizuhara
Yosuke Mizuhara
Hannah Cannom and Aaron Moore
Martha Mortenson
Jun and Art Nakagawa
Angela and David Nazarian
Sherri and Arnold Nelson
Irene Neuwirth
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Robyn Field and Anthony O’Carroll
Alice Okuno
Susan Okuno
Ostuma Partners, Inc.
Lisa Park
Kathleen and Larry Paul
Susan and David Pechman
Kelly and David Pokress
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Shirley and Marvin Rahn
Rally
Catherine Suitor and Jorge Ramirez
Win Rhodes
Ricoh
Elaine Johnson and Phil Roman
Jeffrey and Gayle Rosenthal
Glenn and Dorit Rotner
Ralph and Rita Rudin
Louella Kanew and Michael Sachs
Kristin Salaya
Linda Sanada
Richard Sandler
Sarah Ketterer Family Foundation
Satoh Brothers
Donna and Peter Schlessel
Mark Schwartz
John Seto
Shigetomi Family
Michelle and Robert Shipp
Ronald Silverman
SingerLewak LLP
Jane and Howard Smith
Babs Sobel
South Hills Presbyterian Church
Southern California Gas Company
Marilyn and Eugene Stein
Janis and Jeff Susskind
Carrie Odell and Simon T
Marie and Calvin Tajima
Telacu Construction
Cindy and Richard Troop
Sarah Ouchi and Vince Tsai
Maria and Bob Tuttle
Mark Vidergauz
Sarah and Alan Vorwald
Walker Stevens Cannom Yang LLP
Sylvia Weber
Chacha and Mark Weinstein
Dale and Dennis Weiss
Wisetel
Marilyn and Roger Wolk
Elaine Woo
Michael Woo
Ann and Hank Wright
Jacqueline Yellin
David Yenoki
Young, Minney, & Corr, LLP
$500+
Shauna and John Barger
Lindsay Bozzani
Harold Brody
Kathleen Bryson
Sean Callery
Denise and Mike DeSantis
Leighton French
Chuck Friedlander
Darin Smith-Gaddis
Andrew Gumpert
Antonia Hernández
Kathleen Holliday
John Holman
Leslie Weisberg and James Hyman
Jules Berlin Agency
Blair Kohan
Jessica Kronstadt-Turner
David and Tam Lachoff
Sandra and Roger Lee
Liberty Hill Foundation
Paula and Barry Litt
Jennifer Malkin
Whitney McCormick
Kristin Salaya and Angus McWilliams
Rozalynd and George Merrill
Theodore R. Mitchell
Marilyn and John Mohan
Nimi Nagalingam
Brooke Perez
Kamala and Marvin Avila-Salmon
Monica Shilling
Priscilla and Edward Simmons
Cynthia and Bradford Thiel
Thomas Traynor
Triway Enterprise, Inc.
Whalen, Hennig & Merritt
Kevin Wu
Guy Zapoleon
Up to $499
ACME Hospitality Group
AEGON Transamerica Foundation
Candice Afia
Rebecca Agonafir
Arik Ahitov
Joanne Armstrong
Josephine Aniobi
Tiffany Atabek
Lara Beebower
Michelle and Todd Beiley
Nicole Bennett
Julie Bloom
Lyn Boland
Jessica Bonham
Noah Branman
Louise Bryson
Ruth Bryson
Charlene Casey
Jocelyn Castro
Stephen Chang
Samantha Chui
Yujeannie Chung
The Clark Family Trust
Michael Colvard
Hannah Cowherd
Quincy Curry
Eli Daquioag
Rob Delfino
Linda Delsack
Addison Devone
Pilar Diaz
Rebecca Doessant
Kathy Dominguez
Jody Edwards
Ann Enkoji
Alexandra English
Ezra Evangelista
Far West Restaurant Group, LLC
Krystal O’Leary Flores
David Flores, Jr.
Evan Fong
Zach Friedland
Phyllis Fries
Grayce Frink
Sandra and George Froley
Jordanna Gessler
Chrissie Gorman
Christine Green
Lesley Guenette
Courtney Halseth
Yuree Han
Barbara Hensleigh
Allison Hewitt
Lemar Hight
Lynette Hight
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Sam Jang
Jackson Johnson
Victor Kang
Jane and Peter Kim
Jin Kim
Grace Kim
David Kim
Silvia Kodzhikian
Helen Bendix and John Kronstadt
Bali Kumar
Howard Lappin
Nick Lee
Jonathan Lieberman
Hiram Lim
Kevin Linehan
Ashlee Lin
Farhan Mahmood
Jordan Mangaliman
Adithya Mani
Elizabeth Marshall
Jessica Massa
Kamala Mattiuzzi
Julie and Patrick McCormick
Rachel McDaniel
Megan McGuane
Rena and Carl McKinzie
Cathleen McMullen
Mary McWilliams
Diane Medley
Danette Meyers
Joel Millikin
Amanda Miyahira
Mizuhara Family Trust
Raamla Mohamed
Rebecca and Paul Moir
Susan and Laurence Nadel
Sinthuja Nagalingam
Heddy Nam
Sandra Nguyen
Patrick Nichols
Dana Noh
Stephanie Novick
Angelina Ochoa
Jason Oclaray
Kasie Okoro
Phillip O’Leary
Cynthia Olmstead
Tim Ortman
Leandro Otero
Anne and Rodney Pearlman
Sarah Pedersen
Mariana Preciado
Emi Preiser
Kate and Ernie Prudente
Nancy and Steve Rasmussen
Dahlia Reoganis
Revolution Foods
Susan and Robin Richards
Pacific Rim
Hayley Roberts
Laura Rogers
Emily Rosenthal
Roux Associates, Inc.
Adrian Roxas
Arlene Ruschac
Kim Salaya
Wreta Salmon
Thomas Sandonato
Schindler Elevator Corporation
Kate Scott
David Sewell
Briana Sharp
Shaun Marie Sheehan
Moises Silva
Kourtney Simons
Edward Simpson
Linda Sirithananan
Candace Smith
Ceci and Steven Solton
Patrick Soricone
Paul Sosa
Chantel Soverall
Amy Starr
Joan Stern
Bethany and Andy Stevens
Abel Sun
Dana Szyka
Renee Tajima
Jonathan Tiongco
Steven Truong
Carol Landrith Tyson
Amber Valverde
Ryan Vergara
Will Vincent
Delilah Vinzon
Sarah Virkus
Karen and James Wagstaffe
Eliza Walper
Michelle Wattana
Chris Weber
Rachel Weintraub
Paula Wilson
Cynthia Woo
Christine Wu
Martha Yarnell
Kaitlin Yount

Educational Results Partnership Buddies

Source:  http://www.edresults.org/Partnerships 

The National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education  (NAATE) Buddies

Foundations


Edgerley Family 
Foundation

School Partners

Achievement First – New York, NY
The Achievement School District (ASD) – Memphis, TN
Alpha Public Schools – San Jose, CA
Archdiocese of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
Aspire Public Schools – Bay Area, CA & Memphis, TN
Carmen Schools of Science and Technology  – Milwaukee, WI
Cristo Rey Boston – Boston, MA
Democracy Prep Public Schools – New York, NY
Denver Public Schools – Denver, CO
DSST Public Schools – Denver, CO
Education for Change Public Schools – Oakland, CA
Envision Education – Oakland, CA
Explore Charter Schools – New York, NY
Friendship Public Charter Schools – Washington, DC
Great Oaks Charter School – Wilmington, DE
Harlem Village Academies – New York, NY
HOPE Christian Schools – Milwaukee, WI
IDEA Public Schools – Rio Grande Valley, TX
KIPP Bay Area – Bay Area, CA
KIPP Memphis – Memphis, TN
Lawrence Public Schools – Lawrence, MA
LEAD Public Schools – Nashville, TN
Memphis Business Academy – Memphis, TN
MESA Charter School – New York, NY
New Haven Public Schools – New Haven, CT
Expeditionary Learning School of Community Leaders – New York, NY
Promise Academy – Memphis, TN
Providence Public School District – Providence, RI
San Antonio Independent School District  – San Antonio, TX
Shelby County Schools – Memphis, TN
STRIVE Preparatory Schools – Denver, CO
The Soulsville Charter School – Memphis, TN
VOICE Charter School – Queens, NY

Source:  http://www.naate.org/page/partners

Sector Partnerships

Harvard Business School
Schools That Can – Milwaukee
Teach for America 
TeacherTown.org

Vanderbilt University, Owen School of Management 
Yale School of Management

Coaching Ourselves

Source: http://www.naate.org/page/partners/sector_partnerships

Educurious  Buddies

Blend My Learning Buddies

The Clayton Christensen Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation. Founded on the theories of Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen, the Institute offers a unique framework for understanding many of society’s most pressing problems. Our mission is ambitious but clear: work to shape and elevate the conversation surrounding these issues through rigorous research and public outreach.

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) is a collaborative, multi-year initiative created to address the barriers to educational innovation and tap the potential of technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States. NGLC is guided by the belief that providing investment capital to expand the use of proven and emerging learning technologies, collecting and sharing evidence of what works, and fostering a community of innovators and adopters will result in a robust pool of solutions and greater institutional adoption which, in turn, will dramatically improve the quality of learning experiences in the United States. Many potentially breakthrough solutions are being developed and tested by educators, institutions, technologists, and entrepreneurs, but too often they operate with little access to each other or to opportunities to disseminate their innovations. Support is needed to refine and rigorously test their solutions, to connect with other like-minded innovators, and to develop strategies to broaden their reach and impact.

NGLC is led by EDUCAUSE in partnership with the League for Innovation in the Community Collegethe International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). Funding is being provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Silicon Schools Fund is a new non-profit venture philanthropy fund in the Bay Area of California that supports the creation and replication of blended-learning schools. Silicon Schools Fund seeks to encourage innovative models that personalize learning for students and reimagine what is possible in schools. Committed to a research and development approach, Silicon Schools Fund works to attract the best educators and technologists in the world to the Bay Area to launch or re-design next-generation schools.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is guided by the belief that every life has equal value. The Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy and productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people – especially those with the fewest resources – have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life.

The Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF) is a non-profit venture capital fund working to transform K-12 education by investing in innovative charter school networks that offer outstanding educational options for underserved students. Founded in 2005, its mission is to invest philanthropic venture capital in the nation’s highest performing charter school operators to dramatically expand their impact on low-income and minority students. Its Next Generation School initiative supports entrepreneurs developing next generation schools in the charter sector. Many of these schools will blend learning by combining online learning technology with the key tenets of successful bricks-and-mortar CMO’s, creating personalized learning experiences for students, and delivering dramatically better results.

Source:   http://www.blendmylearning.com/who-we-are/

Parent Revolution Buddies

California Community Foundation

Katherine and Frank Baxter Foundation

Lisa and Maury Friedman Foundation

Joseph Drown Foundation

Walton Family Foundation

Wasserman Foundation

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

California Education Policy Fund

Rogers Family Foundation

Broad Foundation

Biller Family Foundation

The Hastings/Quillin Fund

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

East Bay Community Foundation

Source:  http://parentrevolution.org/our-funders-1/

Relay Graduate School of Education Buddies

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation

City Education Partners

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Daniels Fund

Education Forward  DC

Project  Renaissance

Overdeck Family Foundation

New Schools for Baton Rouge

The William R Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Houston Endowment

RAISE Your Hand Texas

Memphis Education Fund

Source:  https://www.relay.edu/about-us/partners 

Assessment for Learning Project (ALP) Buddies

Center for Innovation in Education (CIE) at the University of Kentucky

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) at EDUCAUSE

2Revolutions

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Source:   https://www.assessmentforlearningproject.org

Radical Hard Left Groups Part 2

 

The first one was getting pretty long and hard to edit so I made a second part to it.

Antifa Buddies

Torch Antifa Buddies

Anti-Racist Action Los Angeles / People Against Racist Terror
antiracistaction_la@yahoo.com
POBOX 1055
Culver City, CA 90232
323-636-7388
Turning The Tide

Central Florida Antifa
cflafa.blogspot.com
cflantifa@gmail.com

Central Texas Anti-Racist Action

Western North Carolina Antifa
wncantifa@riseup.net

Philly Antifa
phillyantifa.org
Twitter: @PhillyANTIFA
phillyantifascists@gmail.com

South Side Chicago Anti-Racist Action
southsideantifa.blogspot.com
Twitter: @Chicago_ARA
southsideara@riseup.net

Rocky Mountain Antifa
rockymountainantifa.blogspot.com
Twitter: @RckyMtnAntifa
rockymountainantifa@riseup.net

Antifa Sacramento
antifasac.noblogs.org
Facebook: AntifaSac
antifasac@riseup.net

Rose City Antifa
rosecityantifa.org
Facebook: sometimesantisocialalwaysantifascist
Twitter: @RoseCityAntifa
GPG: 0x93BBA0CA
Tor: cii57rkdtcgg55fe.onion
fight_them_back@riseup.net

Atlanta Antifascists
afainatl.wordpress.com
Facebook: Atlanta-Antifa
Twitter: @afainatl
afainatl@riseup.net

Pacific Northwest Antifascist Workers Collective
pnwawc.com
Facebook: pnwawc
Twitter: @PNWAWC
PNWAntifascist@protonmail.com

Antifa Seven Hills
Facebook: AntifaSevenHills
Twitter: @ash_antifa

Source:   https://torchantifa.org/?page_id=42

Source:   https://nycantifa.wordpress.com

Mitt Romney

Source:  http://www.dailywire.com/news/19777/mitt-romney-tweets-support-antifa-robert-kraychik

Anathema – A Philadelphia Anarchist Periodical

Antifa International

Asheville Anti-Racism

Central Pennsylvania Antifa

Hub City (New Brunswick, NJ) Anti-Racist Action

Idavox

ItsGoingDown – media platform for revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist and autonomous anti-capitalist movements.

La Horde – French Antifa

Maryland Antifa

New York City Antifa

One People’s Project

Rocky Mountain Antifa

Rose City (Portland, OR) Antifa

South Side Chicago Anti-Racist Action

Threewayfight – An Insurgent Blog on the Struggle Against State and Fascism

TORCH Anti-Fascist Network

Source:   https://phillyantifa.org/links/

John McCain

Marco Rubio

Source:  http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/08/16/mccain-romney-rubio-join-republicans-antifa-club/

Left Voice

Source:  http://www.leftvoice.org/In-Support-of-the-Anti-Milo-Berkeley-Antifa-Action

Hoods for Justice

Source:  https://actionnetwork.org/groups/hoods4justice 

 

Source:  https://rockymountainantifa.blogspot.com

It’s Going Down
itsgoingdown.org
Anti-Fascist News
antifascistnews.net
Three Way Fight
threewayfight.blogspot.com
Idavox / One People’s Project
idavox.com

Source:  https://itsgoingdown.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/howtoantifa-revised.pdf

National Lawyers Guild (NLG) in San Francisco

Source:  https://hotair.com/archives/2017/09/06/national-lawyers-guild-san-francisco-antifa/

Rally List (Protester Site) Buddies

The Ruckus Society

With an ambitious commitment to social justice and environmental activism and a small staff, Ruckus is busy. To achieve our goals we rely on a diverse network of over 150 talented, committed trainers, coordinators and workers who volunteer their time to train other people to be effective nonviolent activists and direct action organizers. http://ruckus.org/

 

Training For Change

Training for Change builds capacity for powerful training and education among activists and organizers. We work with groups taking nonviolent direct action, building strong teams, and working for grassroots social change. Since 1992, we’ve trained over 15,000 participants in over 20 countries across diverse sectors and issues. http://www.trainingforchange.org/


Beyond the Choir

Beyond the Choir

To build movements capable of winning real change, we need to do more than just “preach to the choir.” Beyond the Choir partners with social justice organizations to craft resonant messaging, plan strategic campaigns, and mobilize larger bases of support.
https://beyondthechoir.org/

 

350.org
350* is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of
science and the principles of justice.
That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions bring together a global network active in over 188 countries.
https://350.org/

Source:  http://www.rallylist.com/organize/

NAACP Buddies

Win Without War Coalition

Source:  http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6935

Open Society Institute

Aetna Foundation, the American Express Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationAnnie E. Casey Foundation, the AT&T Foundation, the Bank of America Foundation, the Bauman Family Foundation, the Ben and Jerry’s Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Boston Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Clinton Family Fund, the Compton Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Fannie Mae Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Heinz Trust, the JEHT Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the Open Society Institute, the Park Foundation, the Ploughshares Foundation, the Public Welfare Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Sara Lee Foundation, the Scherman Foundation, the Simons Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, the Tides Foundation, the Verizon Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlitt Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Source:  http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6160

Wal-Mart, Shell Oil, General Motors and American Airlines

Source:   http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2003/jul/21/20030721-113723-6114r/

 

NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Board of Directors

Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union

Byrd Retail Group, LLC

McGuire Woods Los Angeles

CBS Corporation

Williams & Connolly

The Sunlight Foundation

Akin Gump

Madstone Company, Inc.

Eland Capital Partners

The UNICEF Bridge Fund

Global Infrastructure Partners

Corporate Group Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

National Basketball Players Association

JS Capital Management, LLC

VallotKarp Consulting, LLC.

Source:  http://www.naacpldf.org/board

Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund Buddies

 

Source:  http://adaedfund.org

Movement 2017 Buddies

Source:  https://movementvote.org/about 

Movement Match Buddies

New York City

#Not1More
350.org
ACT UP New York
Adhikaar
African Communities Together
Align
Audre Lorde Project
Autistic Self Advocacy Network
Bend the Arc
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Black and Pink
Black Youth Project
Brooklyn For Peace
Brooklyn Movement Center
Brooklyn NAACP
CAAAV
Organizing Asian Communities
Center for Frontline Retail
Chinese Staff and Workers Association
Churches United for Fair Housing
Cidadao Global/Global Citizen
Community Voices Heard
Cosecha
Council on American Islamic Relations
Critical Resistance
Damayan Migrant Workers Association
Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)
Domestic Workers United
Equality for Flatbush
Faith in NY
Families for Freedom
Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE)
FIERCE
Foster Parent Advocacy Foundation
Girls for Gender Equity
Global Action Project
GOLES Good Ole Lower East Side
Hand in Hand
IfNotNow
IndyKids
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Jewish Voice for Peace
Jews for Racial & Economic Justice
Jobs With Justice
Laundry Workers Center
Make the Road NY
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Mass Transit Street Theater and Video
Mekong NYC
Met Council on Housing
Milk not Jails
National Action Network
National Lawyer’s Guild
National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Native Organizers Alliance
Neighbors Helping Neighbors, Inc.
Neighbors Together
New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement
New York Communities for Change
Nodutdol
Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition
NY/NJ Teamsters for a Democratic Union
NYC Coalition for Educational Justice
NYC Community Garden Coalition
Omo Obatala Egbe, Inc
Open Hillel
Paper Tiger Television
Peoples Power Assemblies
Picture the Homeless
Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP)
Project Reach
Raza Youth Collective
Resource Generation
Restaurant Opportunities Center
Retail Action Project
Revolutionary Students Coordinating Council
Riders Alliance
Right to the City
Rockaway Youth Task Force
Sikh Coalition
Street Vendor Project
SURJ
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
Teachers Unite
Tenants and Neighbors
The Correctional Association of NY Women in Prison Project
Time’s Up
Transgender & Intersex Justice Project
Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change
UPROSE
Urban Youth Collective
US Department of Arts and Culture
VOCAL NY
Voices of Women Organizing Project
War Resisters League
WE ACT
WESPAC
Women in Media and News
Women on the Rise Telling HerStory
Worker’s Justice Project
Ya-Ya
NDWA
JStreet

Source:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12Je1kwtXEripmNSDeGJEbZ2YhRPISw-EAmOqisoZ58E/edit#gid=0

Bay Area

350 Bay Area
Anti Police Terror Project
Arab Resource and Organizing Center
Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Bend the Arc
Black Lives Matter
Bloom Health Care
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
Causa Justa:: Just Cause
Chinese Progressive Association
Coleman Advocates
Communities United Againt Violence
Critical Resistance – Oakland
Ella Baker Center
Filipino Advocates for Justice
Hand in Hand
IfNotNow
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network
Iraq Veterans against the war
Jewish Voice for Peace
Jewish Youth for Community Action
Mujeres Unidas y Activas
National Resource Defense Council
Phat Beets
Resource Generation
Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth
SF Women Against Rape
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Sierra Club
Solidaire
Women’s Donors Network
Young Workers United
Youth Uprising

Source:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12Je1kwtXEripmNSDeGJEbZ2YhRPISw-EAmOqisoZ58E/edit#gid=357258582

A San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory

Saturday 19 Aug 2017       On the Web at http://bapd.org      With an Index Below

1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence     Eases the detrimental & traumatic impact of violence on homicide & violent crime victim-survivors. Family-focused continuum of care provides mental health & grief support, groceries, home decor, outreach, networking & advocacy. To date, the organization has served more than 500 families throughout the greater S.F. bay area(Oakland, Antioch, Fremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Stockton, Richmond, Berkeley, Hayward) and beyond.&With the help of seven volunteers, 1K MPV serves approximately 50 victim-survivor families each month dealing with grief-related illnesses by way of legal referral services, peer and grief support groups, delivering groceries, networking & and advocacy.     Address: POBox 781, Hayward CA 94543     Voice: (510) 583-0100     Email: mothers1000@aol.com     Web: http://1000mothers.org/     [07 Jan 2017]

100Reporters     A news organization dedicated to forging new frontiers in responsible journalism. It joins scores of the planet’s finest professional reporters with whistle-blowers and citizen journalists across the globe to report on corruption in all its forms. The organization, spearheaded by veteran correspondents of top-tier news outlets, aims to raise the caliber, impact and visibility of citizen-driven investigative journalism, as a means of promoting transparency and good government.     Web: http://100r.org     [15 Jul 2017]

2-1-1     211 is an easy to remember, toll-free phone number that connect callers with local community services, such as food, shelter, counseling, employment assistance, quality child care and more. During a disaster, 211 provides critical information about evacuation routes, food and shelter, as well as job search and permanent housing support during long-term recovery. 211 is confidential and available 24 hours a day in more than 150 languages.     Voice: 211     Web: http://www.211BayArea.org     [16 Jan 2016]

350BayArea.org     Building a grassroots climate movement, working for deep CO2 emission reductions in the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond.     Web: http://www.350bayarea.org     [09 Oct 2016]

48 Hills     A new kind of newspaper – the progressive daily that San Francisco has always needed. Not a blog, not a content aggregator, but a place where you can read original work by reporters and critics who know the city. Breaking news, analysis, investigative reporting, cutting-edge arts and culture … that’s 48 Hills. We are a nonprofit venture, under the auspices of the San Francisco Progressive Media Center, formed by former Bay Guardian editors with a community-based board and a mission to serve a city battered by evictions, displacement, and economic inequality. We are unafraid of controversy, proud of our politics, owned by no investors, driven not by profit but by a passion for journalism that matters.     Web: http://48hills.org/     [23 Jan 2017]

51Oakland     A non-profit that is committed to building opportunity for ALL of Oakland’s youth to have access to culturally vibrant art and music programming across all schools in the district. By working closely with Oakland public school educators and administrators, parents, and involved community members, 51Oakland strives to provide students access to mentoring, nurturing, instruction and training by dedicated professional artists and musicians, thereby filling the gaps in Arts & Music opportunities caused by spending cuts, and re-engaging the full potential of Oakland youth.     Address: 328 63rd Street, Oakland CA 94618     Web: https://51oakland.org/     [16 Jun 2017]

A1 Sun, Inc.     Installs solar systems of the highest quality. We are committed to providing the best value for our clients, while benefitting the planet by doing business sustainably. Our office is solar powered and charges our expanding electric vehicle fleet. We precycle, recycle, and use environmentally-friendly materials. We are proud of our environmental commitment and socially conscious business practices.     Address: 1435 4th Street, Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 526-5715     Email: info@a1suninc.com     Web: http://www.a1suninc.com     [09 Jan 2015]

ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco Brazilian Arts Center (ACSF)     ACSF works to preserve, develop, and share the art of capoeira with integrity and to use capoeira to build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community. By exploring creative ways of sharing capoeira and related arts, ACSF remains a pioneering force in the preservation and development of Brazilian arts.     Address: 3221 22nd Street (at Mission), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 206-0650     Email: info@abada.org     Web: http://www.abada.org/     [09 Apr 2016]

Abilities United     Supports children and adults with disabilities, their families and the community, and champions a culture in which all members of society are included and appreciated for their distinctive contributions. Abilities United provides a lifetime of services to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. During our 50 year history, we have served over 65,000 people in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.     Address: 525 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto CA 94306     Voice: (650) 494-0550     Fax: (650) 855-9710     Email: info@abilitiesunited.org     Web: http://www.AbilitiesUnited.org     [05 Apr 2015]

ABODE Services     Mission is to end homelessness by assisting low-income, un-housed people, including those with special needs, to secure stable, supportive housing; and to be advocates for the removal of the causes of homelessness. We develop and implement innovative programs to end homelessness. Our agency is built on the principles of Housing First, a proven approach that has demonstrated results far superior to the traditional approaches to homelessness.     Address: 40849 Fremont Blvd, Fremont CA 94538     Voice: (510) 657-7409     Fax: (510) 657-7293     Email: info@abodeservices.org     Web: http://www.abodeservices.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Abolition 2000     An international global network of organisations and individuals working for a global treaty to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons. Abolition 2000 is open to all organisations endorsing the Abolition 2000 Founding Statement. The Network provides a forum for the exchange of information and development of joint initiatives and campaigns. We meet once a year and communicate on an ongoing basis via a number of list servers an through conferences, teleconferencing, and period mailings.     Web: http://www.abolition2000.org     [08 Apr 2017]

Abortion Clinics OnLine (ACOL)     A directory service comprised of websites of over 400 providers of abortion services and other reproductive healthcare. They may be private physician’s offices, state licensed abortion clinics, private abortion clinics, or hospital abortion services. To the best of our knowledge, no anti-abortion “pregnancy consultation” centers are included here.     Web: http://www.gynpages.com     [09 Apr 2014]

About-Face     We equip women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image. Our workshops and workshop leader trainings take place throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and our online presence reaches across the United States in all directions. Why we do it All the major studies point to the problem: Western culture’s emphasis on stereotypes of women and girls, and thinness as the beauty ideal, is a risk factor for depression, negative mood, and binge eating. In turn, dieting is linked with eating disorders.     Address: POBox 191145, San Francisco CA 94119     Voice: (415) 839-6779     Web: http://www.about-face.org     [12 Jul 2014]

ACCESS     ACCESS Fights Barriers and Builds the Power of Women to Achieve Reproductive Justice. Most people believe that reproductive health care is easy to get in California, because our reproductive rights are stronger than in many other states. Yet despite our legal rights millions of women in California still suffer consistent and persistent health care inequities and injustice, and continue to lack the resources and support to make the sexual and reproductive choices that are best for them, their families and communities.     Address: POBox 3609, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 923-0739     Fax: (510) 923-0014     Email: info@accesswhj.org     Web: http://www.whrc-access.org/     [05 Apr 2015]

Access Institute for Psychological Services     We offer low and no-fee psychological services to those who want and need psychological support, but aren’t able to access it for any number of reasons including: income, cultural barriers, stigma around mental health, and lack of mobility. Our dual mission: (1) Serve the people in our community who too often fall through the cracks. Help them develop healthier behaviors and relationships so they may thrive. (2) Provide clinical internship training to the next generation of therapists who believe that everyone matters and deserves high-quality care.     Address: 110 Gough Street, Suite 301 (at Page), San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 861-5449     Fax: (415) 8961-3252     Email: info@accessinst.org     Web: http://www.accessinst.org     [09 Jan 2015]

ACCION International     A global nonprofit dedicated to building a financially inclusive world with economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives. We are building the next generation of top-tier microfinance institutions, and over the last 50 years have helped create 64 such institutions in 32 countries on four continents that today reach millions of clients. Our impact investing initiatives are pushing beyond microfinance to catalyze more than 20 innovative start-ups dedicated to improving the efficiency, reach and scope of financial services for the poor. And our Center for Financial Inclusion is helping to build a stronger industry with high standards.     Web: http://www.accion.org     [11 Oct 2015]

Accion Latina     A nonprofit organization with a 40-year history enriching the lives of Bay Area Latinos by engaging them in the arts and connecting them to culturally relevant news, information and ideas. Since 1970, we have produced El Tecolote, a free, bilingual print and online publication. We also produce an annual Encuentro del Canto Popular Festival, the Mission Latin Jazz Festival, the S.F. Son Jarocho Festival (with Brava Theater), and other performing, literary and visual arts events.     Address: 2958 24th Street (between Harrison and Alabama), San Francisco CA 94110     Web: http://accionlatina.org     [05 Apr 2017]

Act for Love     The online personals service that lets you take action while getting action. The idea is simple. Everyone wants to meet their perfect match. And in recent years, millions have turned to online personals services as a way to do that. So we figured, why not channel all that energy towards some good? Why not create a site where 100% of the profits were specifically earmarked to support progressive activism? If you’re going to try searching for the perfect date, why not do it via a service that promotes activism at the same time?     Web: http://www.actforlove.org/     [09 Apr 2014]

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV)     Elevates life in the inner city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. ANV’s quarter acre farm located in the City of Oakland’s Tassafaronga Park (83rd Ave & E Street, 94621) is planned, planted, harvested and sold by youth grades K-8 and 100% of the proceeds are placed into individual savings accounts for those who have participated.     Web: http://anvfarm.org     [30 Aug 2014]

Acterra: Action for a Sustainable Earth     A 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Palo Alto that brings people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet. We focus on what you can do locally to address current environmental problems. In the face of daunting environmental challenges, our science-based approach instills hope while building community. Acterra’s staff provides environmental education in the areas of energy and climate change, corporate sustainability, and advocacy to build an informed and empowered citizenry. Our programs include Energy and Climate, Business Partnerships for Sustainability, a Public Lecture Series, and an Environmental Library and Resource Center. Our programs engage people and companies in the Bay Area, with a focus on Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.     Address: 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto CA 94303-4303     Voice: (650) 962-9876     Web: http://www.Acterra.org     [08 Apr 2017]

Action For Nature (AFN)     An international non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California, that encourages young people to take personal action to better their environments and to foster love and respect for nature. Honors Eco-Heroes: 8-16 year olds who have completed a substantial project to help sustain our planet. Eco-Heroes have gone onto work as ambassadors for the UN, save cheetahs in Namibia, and work for Google while creating partnerships between China and the United States. Eco-Heroes are often creating connections between ecosystems and humans, making the world a more livable, breathable, and healthier place.     Address: 2269 Chestnut Street #263, San Francisco CA 94123     Email: mail@actionfornature.org     Web: http://www.actionfornature.org     [09 Apr 2017]

The Action Network     A progressive online organizing platform. Anyone can become an organizer by creating a free account. With that account, organizers can publish actions to the public, such as a petition to an elected official, an event RSVP form for a meeting the organizer is holding, a survey form to collect answers from a community, a fundraising form to collect money for an upcoming campaign, a ticketed event page to sell tickets to an event, or a letter campaign to have activists email elected officials. As other activists take action and fill out the forms an organizer has published, those activists are opted in to the organizer’s email list. Using our built-in mass mailing tool, organizers can contact that list of activists whenever they want, and download the data on their list too!     Web: https://actionnetwork.org/     [01 Feb 2017]

Active Voice Lab     Builds tools that help people use stories, art, and culture to advance social change. We leverage three decades of hands-on experience to conduct research, test pilot projects, and consult with creative leaders.     Address: 145 Ninth Street, Suite 102, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 487-2000     Fax: (415) 487-2260     Email: info@activevoice.net     Web: http://www.activevoice.net/     [09 Apr 2016]

Activist San Diego     A social justice organization that promotes and facilitates the development of an active, inter-related, progressive community in San Diego through networking, culture and electronic technology.     Web: http://www.activistsandiego.org/     [11 Oct 2015]

Adams ESQ (Oakland office)     Over a decade ago, attorney Jean Murrell Adams opened the law firm of ADAMS ESQ, a Professional Corporation, to provide high quality legal service at no cost to qualifying parents of children with special needs. Her own experience fighting for the rights of her exceptional child prompted her to dedicate her career to helping other parents. ADAMS ESQ focuses exclusively on special education law. With locations in Los Angeles, Oakland, Riverside, Sacramento and Las Vegas, our staff, paralegals, advocates and attorneys are committed to helping children with disabilities obtain a free and appropriate education throughout California and Nevada.     Address: 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 832-6000     Email: oaklandadmin@adamsesq.com     Web: http://www.adamsesq.com     [09 Jan 2015]

Adopt A Special Kid (AASK)     AASK believes that every child has the right to a safe, stable, and nurturing home and that all children are adoptable. AASK America provides education and support services to adoptive and foster families and children. We also promote positive changes to benefit children who are in the child welfare system. AASK inspires change in the lives of children in foster care by promoting and sustaining permanent families. We identify and train competent, caring foster care and adoptive parents, provide education and support services, and nurture stable homes for foster kids. AASK has promoted permanency for foster youth and placed thousands of children with loving families since 1973.     Address: 1330 Arnold Drive, Suite 241, Martinez CA 94553     Voice: (888) 680-7349     Web: http://aask.org/     [09 Oct 2016]

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Program (ASCA)     An innovative and effective support program designed specifically for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and/or emotional child abuse or neglect. The program was designed to support and assist survivors of child abuse, irrespective of their financial situation, in moving on with their lives. The two basic components of the ASCA program are individually reading and working the Survivor to Thriver manual and participating in ASCA meetings. Meetings are the backbone of the ASCA recovery program.     Address: The Morris Center, POBox 281535, San Francisco CA 94128     Email: info@ascasupport.org     Web: http://www.ascasupport.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Afghan Women’s Mission     Founded in January 2000 by a small group of Americans to support the humanitarian and political work of RAWA. Projects include many programs run by Afghan women including Malalai Clinic, schools, orphanages, agricultural programs, demonstrations and functions in support of women’s and human rights. We are an all-volunteer organization based in the United States.     Web: http://afghanwomensmission.org     [11 Oct 2015]

afghans for Afghans     A humanitarian and educational people-to-people project that sends hand-knit and crocheted blankets and sweaters, vests, hats, mittens, and socks to the beleaguered people of Afghanistan. This grassroots effort is inspired by Red Cross volunteers who made afghans, socks, slippers, and other items for soldiers and refugees during World Wars I and II and other times of crisis and need.     Address: POBox 475843, San Francisco CA 94147-5843     Web: http://www.afghansforafghans.org/     [09 Jan 2015]

African Advocacy Network (AAN)     Serves the growing Diaspora with community-based services focusing in Immigration Legal services, social services and psycho-social case management, as well as promoting cultural integration through the arts. AAN couples these programs with experienced and trained linguistic capacity in more than ten languages that span the African continent such as Amharic, Tigrinya, and Arabic to French, Wolof, Berber, Haitian Creole, and more. AAN is a program of Dolores Street Community Services (DSCS).     Address: 938 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 503-1032; (415) 282-6209 x128     Fax: (415) 282-2826     Email: adoubou@dscs.org     Web: http://africanadvocacynetwork.org     [09 Jan 2015]

African American Art and Culture Complex     A community based, 501(c)3 arts and cultural organization. Our mission is to empower our community through Afro-centric artistic and cultural expression, mediums, education and programming. We are dedicated to inspiring children and youth to serve as agents of change, cultivating their leadership skills and fostering a commitment to community service and activism. In addition, we encourage, support and promote the work of young, aspiring Bay Area artists. We also strive to develop partnerships with organizations that are similarly committed to our mission, and offer our space to the community for special events.     Address: 762 Fulton Street (between Webster and Laguna), San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 922-2049     Email: info@aaacc.org     Web: http://www.aaacc.org/     [05 Oct 2014]

Against the Grain     A radio and web media project whose aim is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. We’re based at the studios of Pacifica station KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California. ATG focuses on meaty theoretical and action-oriented issues that the mainstream media tends to ignore, matters like political economy, the global justice movement, philosophical and cultural ideas, and race and gender relations. We strive to bring these perspectives to the airwaves in a way that’s accessible, engaging, and, most of all, useful to people working for social change.     Web: http://www.againstthegrain.org     [11 Oct 2015]

Agrarian Trust     Mission is to support land access for next generation farmers, and is a project of the Schumacher Center for New Economics. In the next two decades, 400 million acres of U.S. farmland will change hands, and the question of what will happen to that land when it reaches the market is crucial to the future of our food system. Just in time for this pivotal land transition is a new generation of young farmers, eager to become stewards of our land and healthfully provide for their communities. However, these farmers face ever greater odds in accessing affordable and secure land tenure; the price of land in the US has skyrocketed in the past decade, and one acre of farmland is lost to development every minute.     Web: http://agrariantrust.org     [19 May 2014]

Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement     This film examines a cooperative of the Brazilian Landless Movement (MST) in the South of Brazil, which struggled for access to land and then transitioned to ecological agriculture, or agroecology. This MST cooperative is demonstrating the possibility of an alternative model of flourishing rural life, which provides thriving livelihoods for farmers, produces high quality and low cost food for the region, and rehabilitates the earth.     Web: http://www.soilstruggleandjustice.org     [23 Nov 2014]

Agua Para la Vida (APLV)     Helps communities in rural Nicaragua to build their own gravity-flow clean drinking water systems and sanitation. We develop sustainable local health education programs in the communities and also run a technical school which is providing the next generation of water technicians to Nicaragua. All APLV projects follow a community-driven process. The community requests the project, organizes itself to build, and does the manual labor of the building, resulting in a project which can maintain itself indefinitely. APLV provides technical leadership, community organization support, and materials.     Address: 2311 Webster Street (near Telegraph and Ashby), Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 914-1988     Web: http://www.aplv.org     [09 Apr 2016]

AIDS Emergency Fund     Responds compassionately to the AIDS crisis by providing immediate, short-term financial assistance to help people disabled by HIV/AIDS to cover their basic human needs and stabilize their living situations.     Address: 12 Grace Street, Suite 300 (between 9th and 10th Streets), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 558-6999     Fax: (415) 558-6990     Email: mikesmith@aef-sf.org     Web: http://www.aef-sf.org     [09 Apr 2014]

AIDS Housing Alliance / SF     Believes in a world where all people have a safe, decent, and affordable home. Toward this vision, we prevent homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS by protecting the housing we already have, providing resources to secure new housing, and promoting public policy to increase opportunity for all.     Address: 350 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 552-3242     Email: brian.basinger@ahasf.org     Web: http://www.ahasf.org     [09 Apr 2014]

AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP)     The only institution in the San Francisco Bay Area solely dedicated to providing free and low-cost legal assistance and education on virtually any civil matter to persons living with HIV/AIDS. This includes such widely disparate areas as housing, bankruptcy/credit, immigration, employment, insurance, confidentiality matters, family law, government benefits, and public accommodations. We accomplish this mission through either direct representation of clients by one of ALRP’s eight attorneys or by careful placement of clients with one of ALRP’s 700 Panel attorneys.     Address: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 500, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 701-1100 (client line); (415) 701-1200 (business line)     Fax: (415) 701-1400     Web: http://www.alrp.org/     [10 Jan 2015]

AK Press     A worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We’re small: seven people who work long hours for short money, because we believe in what we do. We’re anarchists, which is reflected both in the books we provide and in the way we organize our business. Decisions at AK Press are made collectively, from what we publish, to what we distribute and how we structure our labor. Our goal isn’t profit (although we do have to pay the rent). Our goal is supplying radical words and images to as many people as possible. The books and other media we distribute are published by independent presses, not the corporate giants.     Address: 370 Ryan Avenue, Unit 100, Chico CA 95973     Voice: (510) 208-1700     Email: info@akpress.org     Web: http://www.akpress.org     [27 Nov 2016]

Akha Heritage Foundation     Seeks to defend the human rights and culture of the Akha people and promote self determination for the Akha while assisting with nutrition, medical and educational needs. We believe that the security and well-being of Akha communities must take priority over “development” by outside interests. We are strongly opposed to mission organizations which would remove Akha Children and destroy Akha language, literature, culture and identity. We believe that the defense of land rights and other human rights is at the heart of any just system, and we would oppose those who remain silent while these abuses continue.      Web: http://www.akha.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

Al Jazeera America     An American news channel reporting unbiased, fact-based and in-depth journalism that gets you closer to the people at the heart of the news. First announced in January of 2013 and launched on August 20th, Al Jazeera America has one of the largest newsgathering capabilities of any news organization in the United States with 12 bureaus in major cities around the country, 3 broadcast centers, a headquarters in New York City and a team of close to 800 journalists and staff.     Web: http://america.aljazeera.com     [09 Apr 2014]

Al-Awda: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition     A broad-based, non-partisan, democratic, and charitable organization of grassroots activists and students committed to comprehensive public education on the rights of all Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and lands of origin, and to full restitution of all their confiscated and destroyed property in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International law and the numerous United Nations Resolutions upholding such rights.     Web: http://al-awda.org/     [11 Oct 2015]

Alameda County Community Food Bank     We are the hub of a vast collection and distribution network that provides food for 240 nonprofit agencies in Alameda County. In 2014, the Food Bank distributed 25 million meals — more than half of the food was fresh fruits and vegetables. Since moving into our permanent facility near the Oakland Airport in 2005 and leading the national food bank movement for a ban on the distribution of carbonated beverages, the Food Bank has ramped up distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables by more than 1,000%. Located at 7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, CA 94621.     Address: POBox 2599, Oakland CA 94614     Voice: (510) 635-FOOD (3663)      Fax: (510) 635-3773     Email: info@accfb.org     Web: http://www.accfb.org     [11 Jan 2015]

Alameda Creek Alliance     Works to restore native wildlife, plants, habitats and ecosystems within the Alameda Creek watershed as much as possible given modern constraints. We also seek to protect undeveloped areas along the creek for their habitat value to native flora and fauna. Our efforts are focused on bringing wild steelhead trout, often cited as an “indicator species” of watershed health, back to our watershed. But restoration involves far more than charismatic fish, for as John Muir famously said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”     Address: POBox 2626, Niles CA 94536     Voice: (510) 499-9185     Web: http://www.alamedacreek.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Alameda Family Services     A human services organization, active in Alameda and the East Bay, whose programs improve the emotional, psychological, and physical health of children, youth, and families.     Address: 2325 Clement Avenue, Suite A, Alameda CA 94501     Voice: (510) 629-6300     Fax: (510) 865-1930     Email: info@alamedafs.org     Web: http://www.alamedafs.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

Alameda Food Bank     Mission is to provide nutritious food to the low-income residents of the City of Alameda on a non-discriminating basis. The Alameda Food Bank is a private, non-affiliated, non-profit, tax-exempt agency. The Food Bank is overseen by a board of directors composed of community volunteers. Its day to day operation is run by two paid staff members and over 150 volunteers. Located at 1900 Thau Way in Alameda.     Address: POBox 2167, Alameda CA 94501     Voice: (510) 523-5850     Email: director@alamedafoodbank.org     Web: http://www.alamedafoodbank.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Alameda Green Parties     The web site of the City of Alameda Greens, Oakland Greens, and Campus Greens.     Web: http://cagreens.org/alameda/     [09 Oct 2016]

Alameda Peace Network     Believes that peaceful solutions to local, national and international conflicts are possible and desirable. We are committed to nonviolence and welcome diversity and new ideas.     Web: http://woodard.freemanbusiness.com/apn/     [09 Apr 2014]

Alameda Point Collaborative (APC)     A supportive housing community that uses all its resources to help families and individuals break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. We are the largest supportive housing provider for homeless families in Alameda County, and our wide range of services give residents the tools they need for long-term success. Residents work with on-site case managers and counselors to break down barriers to stability. Adults in the community may participate in our workforce development program and take advantage of one of our on-the-job training opportunities. The nearly 300 children and youth who call APC home get the help they need for academic success.     Address: 677 West Ranger Avenue, Alameda CA 94501     Voice: (510) 898-7800     Fax: (510) 898-7858     Web: http://www.apcollaborative.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Esq.     Rated a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyers Organization, I am dedicated to providing aggressive, intelligent, and ethical legal representation in the areas of Business & Property Law, Criminal Defense, Divorce Law, and Education Law in California, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC. You can read more about me on my website.     Voice: (510) 910-3198     Email: info@AEesq.com     Web: http://www.AEesq.com     [09 Apr 2017]

All Of Us Or None poster archive project (AOUON)     Started by Free Speech Movement activist Michael Rossman in 1977 to gather and document the poster-work of modern progressive movements in the United States. Though earlier work is included, its focus is on the domestic political poster renaissance, which began in 1965 and continues to this day. The Archive gathered posters from all streams of progressive activity — from movements of protest, liberation, and affirmative action, trade union and community struggles, to electoral and environmental organizing, community services, and visionary manifestos.     Web: http://www.docspopuli.org/articles/AOUON   http://www.museumca.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Alliance for Advancing Nonprofit Health Care     Purpose is to protect and enhance the abilities of nonprofit health care organizations to serve society and their individual communities. Through research, public education, and advocacy, the Alliance seeks to provide a strong, cohesive and persistent “voice” for a wide range of nonprofit health care organizations sharing many common goals and challenges–hospitals, health insurers, nursing homes, home care providers, and others. In addition, through education and other types of programs, the Alliance seeks to enhance the performance of nonprofit health care organizations in carrying out their unique roles and responsibilities.     Web: http://www.nonprofithealthcare.org/     [12 Jul 2014]

Alliance for Girls     A membership-based association developing leadership in the service sector in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nationally, we are the largest regional alliance of girl-serving organizations, which now includes 150 organizations and individuals that employ 2,400 people with more than 5,100 volunteers serving more than 300,000 girls across 6 Bay Area counties. Our member organizations collectively support girls in a wide range of issues including education, STEM, media literacy, outdoor exploration and athletics, domestic violence, leadership skills, political participation, restorative justice, human trafficking and sexual exploitation, and physical and mental health.     Address: c/o Girls Inc. of Alameda County, 510 16th Street, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 629-9464     Fax: (510) 318-5399     Email: emma@alliance4girls.org     Web: http://www.alliance4girls.org     [22 Jan 2017]

Ally Electric and Solar     A locally owned and operated electric and solar company serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area since 1998. We specialize in creating energy efficient solutions for residential and commercial properties. We are also a full service electrical company so you get two solutions under one roof! No need to deal with extra vendors for electrical upgrades and energy assessments, we get you ready to go solar and can upgrade your electrical needs! We strive to be an ally for the environment, for our customers and for our business partners. We value our employees and foster a company culture that supports growth and forward thinking in our own lives. ALLY Electric and Solar works towards a brighter future.     Address: 855 Marina Bay Pkwy, Suite 29, Richmond CA 94804     Voice: (510) 559-7700     Email: info@allyelectricandsolar.com     Web: http://www.AllyElectricAndSolar.com     [03 Oct 2016]

Alternative Family Services, Inc. (AFS)     They say, “It takes a village to raise a child.” AFS is that village for hundreds of Northern California foster children and their families. AFS is a foster, adoptions and mental health agency that has been creating safe, permanent connections for foster children and youth in the Bay Area since 1978.     Address: 401 Roland Way, Suite 100, Oakland CA 94621     Voice: (510) 839-3800     Fax: (510) 839-3888     Web: http://www.afs4kids.org/     [12 Jul 2014]

Alternative Radio     A weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media. Our program airs on over 185 radio stations. Our headquarters, with three paid staff, is located in Boulder, Colorado.     Web: http://www.alternativeradio.org/     [09 Apr 2016]

AlterNet (Alternative News Network)     An award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet’s aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more. Since its inception in 1998, AlterNet.org has grown dramatically to keep pace with the public demand for independent news. We provide free online content to millions of readers, serving as a reliable filter, keeping our vast audience well-informed and engaged, helping them to navigate a culture of information overload and providing an alternative to the commercial media onslaught. Our aim is to stimulate, inform, and instigate.     Web: http://www.alternet.org     [09 Apr 2017]

AlterNetRides.com     The premier way to encourage all forms of alternative transportation: carpooling, vanpooling, biking, walking, using public transportation and more. It is fast, simple to use, and easy to setup.     Web: http://AlterNetRides.com     [09 Apr 2017]

Amazigh Cultural Association in America (ACAA)     Organized and operated exclusively for cultural, educational, and scientific purposes to contribute to saving, promoting, and enriching the Amazigh (Berber) language and culture. While the heartland of Amazigh culture lies in North Africa, including the Canary Islands, people of Amazigh background also live around the globe, by reason of emigration. The need for many people of Amazigh descent in America to connect culturally with the Amazigh world can be seen, ultimately, as the major reason for the birth of ACAA.     Web: http://www.tamazgha.org     [12 Jul 2014]

Amazon Watch     Works to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon’s ecological systems.     Web: http://www.amazonwatch.org/     [12 Jul 2014]

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC)     Defends and advances civil liberties and rights. We work to make constitutional rights a reality for everyone. Our legal and legislative advocacy fights for freedom, fairness, justice, and equality. With our organizing and public education, we empower communities and help people stand up for their rights.     Address: 39 Drumm Street (near 13th Street), San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 621-2493     Fax: (415) 255-1478     Web: http://www.aclunc.org     [12 Jul 2014]

American Community Gardening Association (ACGA)     A bi-national nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters of community greening in urban and rural communities. The Association recognizes that community gardening improves people’s quality of life by providing a catalyst for neighborhood and community development, stimulating social interaction, encouraging self-reliance, beautifying neighborhoods, producing nutritious food, reducing family food budgets, conserving resources and creating opportunities for recreation, exercise, therapy and education.     Web: http://www.communitygarden.org     [09 Apr 2016]

American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT)     A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.     Web: http://www.adapt.org/     [13 Jul 2014]

American Farmland Trust (AFT)     Mission is to protect farmland, promote sound farming practices, and keep farmers on the land.     Web: http://farmland.org     [09 Apr 2017]

American Friends Service Committee (San Francisco office) (AFSC)     A Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.     Address: 65 Ninth Street, San Francisco CA 94103-1401     Voice: (415) 565-0201     Email: pmr@afsc.org     Web: http://www.afsc.org/     [09 Apr 2016]

American Hiking Society (AHS)     Ours is a vision in which hiking, foot trails and their surrounding natural areas inspire Americans to get outdoors, volunteer and protect trails. As the national voice for hikers, American Hiking Society will promote hiking, build a nationwide constituency of hikers and trail stewards, establish strategic alliances with national, regional and local partners and advocate for hikers in the nation’s capital. Sustainable hiking trails and trail systems will bring people together, connect them with our national and cultural heritage, promote healthy lifestyles and serve an integral role in conservation. We will expand our nation’s hiking community and recruit, motivate and educate tomorrow’s hiking leaders, advocates and volunteers.     Web: http://www.americanhiking.org/     [13 Jul 2014]

American Humanist Association (AHA)     We strive to bring about a progressive society where being good without a god is an accepted and respected way to live life. We are accomplishing this through our defense of civil liberties and secular governance, by our outreach to the growing number of people without traditional religious faith, and through a continued refinement and advancement of the humanist worldview. Humanism encompasses a variety of nontheistic views (atheism, agnosticism, rationalism, naturalism, secularism, and so forth) while adding the important element of a comprehensive worldview and set of ethical values – values that are grounded in the philosophy of the Enlightenment, informed by scientific knowledge, and driven by a desire to meet the needs of people in the here and now.     Web: http://www.americanhumanist.org/     [09 Apr 2016]

American Indian Movement – West (AIM-WEST)     AIM-West contains a spirit of resistance to colonization, respect for traditional knowledge and self-determination, and a commitment to inter-tribalism. Among the objectives of AIM-West is to raise awareness on issues that concern or impact upon Indians of the Americas on a daily basis ranging from racism in sports and public schools, to protection of sacred sites, mining and water contamination, youth and the rights of the child, honor and respect for treaties and agreements, political prisoners, police brutality, immigration and militarization of the borders, climate change, and implementation of the recent adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the “Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”.     Voice: (415) 577-1492     Email: eltony1492@gmail.com     Web: http://www.aim-west.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

American Muslim Voice (AMV)     Our mission is to foster friendships among all Americans by bridging cultural and religious gaps. We also work towards protecting and preserving civil liberties and constitutional rights for ALL. The AMV Foundation is committed to connect people from all walks of life. Through education and social interaction we will erase our fears and will joyously accept each other so we can celebrate our diversity. We are taking the interfaith dialog to the next level by fostering life long friendships among all Americans.     Address: 120 Park Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94306     Voice: (650) 387-1994     Email: saminasundas@gmail.com     Web: http://www.amuslimvoice.org     [09 Apr 2017]

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)     A civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage. ADC was founded by former U.S. Senator James Abourezk in 1980. Today, ADC is the largest Arab American grassroots organization in the U.S. ADC supports the human and civil rights of all people and opposes racism and bigotry in any form.     Web: http://www.adc.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

Americans for a Palestinian State     Our mission is to provide support to congressional representatives in order to enable them to help find a fair solution to the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. The peace and security of the United States are tied to the peace and security of both Israel and the Palestinians. No one can be safe until all are safe. While both sides are committing atrocities, the cause of the conflict is the occupation, settlements and crimes against humanity committed by Israel on the Palestinians. These crimes are aided and abetted by us, the American taxpayer.     Address: POBox 99635, Emeryville CA 94662     Voice: (888) 878-3708     Web: http://apstate.us/     [11 Jan 2015]

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR)     The leading national lobbying organization (501 (c) 4), dedicated to nonsmokers’ rights, taking on the tobacco industry at all levels of government, protecting nonsmokers from exposure to secondhand smoke, and preventing tobacco addiction among youth. ANR pursues an action-oriented program of policy and legislation.     Address: 2530 San Pablo, Suite J, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 841-3032     Fax: (510) 841-3071     Web: http://www.no-smoke.org     [13 Jul 2014]

Americans for Safe Access (ASA)     Mission is to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic uses and research. ASA works with our grassroots base of over 50,000 members to effect change using public education and direct advocacy at the local, state, and federal level. ASAF trains and educates patients, advocates, health care professionals and other stakeholders. ASAF also provides direct legal support and uses impact litigation to protect and expand patients’ rights.     Web: http://www.safeaccessnow.org     [13 Jul 2014]

Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AUSV)     We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all. AU represents members and supporters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. We come from different religious, political and philosophical viewpoints, but we share a common commitment to church-state separation and individual freedom.     Web: http://www.au.org     [09 Apr 2017]

Amnesty International (AI)     Through our detailed research and determined campaigning, we help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. We bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.     Web: http://www.amnesty.org/     [05 Apr 2015]

AnewAmerica     Exists to enrich the lives of its participants and their families while strengthening their contributions to America as a whole. AnewAmerica provides training and technical assistance to targeted communities for economic and social empowerment through a focus on green entrepreneurship, asset building, social responsibility and civic engagement. We work with traditionally challenged communities, which include new Americans (new citizens, refugees and immigrants), women, minorities and low to moderate income households, to empower them to make their American dream a reality while contributing to the economic growth and social capital of their communities.     Address: 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3A, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 540-7785     Fax: (510) 540-7786     Email: info@anewamerica.org     Web: http://www.anewamerica.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF)     For more than three decades, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Founded in 1979 by attorneys active in shaping the emerging field of animal law, ALDF has blazed the trail for stronger enforcement of anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals in every corner of American life. Today, ALDF’s groundbreaking efforts to push the U.S. legal system to end the suffering of abused animals are supported by thousands of dedicated attorneys and more than 100,000 members and supporters.     Address: 170 East Cotati Avenue, Cotati CA 94931     Voice: (707) 795-2533     Fax: (707) 795-7280     Email: info@aldf.org     Web: http://aldf.org     [13 Jul 2014]

Animal Place     One of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the country. Nestled on 600-acres in Grass Valley, CA, Animal Place provides refuge to hundreds of neglected farmed animals. In addition to permanent sanctuary, Animal Place’s Rescue Ranch is a 60-acre adoption center, placing needy farmed animals into permanent homes. Sanctuary is important work, but Animal Place strives to create meaningful change for farmed animals through advocacy and education. Thousands of visitors flock to the sanctuary each year to learn more about the animals and farming. Volunteer classes introduce folks to the more intense ways people can help. Internships are also available.     Address: POBox 1118, Grass Valley CA 95945     Voice: (530) 477-1757     Email: info@animalplace.org     Web: http://AnimalPlace.org/     [11 Oct 2015]

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)     Saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each others lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care.     Address: POBox 30215, Walnut Creek CA 94598     Voice: (925) 256-1273 (1ARF)     Fax: (925) 977-9079      Web: http://www.arf.net/     [11 Jan 2015]

Animal Switchboard     Providing information, connections, resources, and referrals on animal rights, animal welfare, animal legislation, spay/neuter, rescue/adoption, volunteer opportunities, animal organizations, and other animal-related issues and concerns.     Voice: (415) 533-0133     Email: info@animalswitchboard.net     [09 Aug 2017]

Animals Voice     An independent online resource for helping animals and the people who defend them. We are an award-winning networking source of recent media coverage, timely information, and an incalculable volume of resources for animals and their defenders. We feature the latest animal rights news, multimedia, events, victories, thought-provoking and inspirational editorial, graphic and compelling photography, and in-depth investigative reports.     Web: http://www.animalsvoice.com/     [16 Jul 2016]

Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI)     A social enterprise founded on the belief that women are vital to building technology that the world needs. Women in technology are at the heart of ABI’s mission. We are on a quest to accelerate the pace of global innovation by working to ensure that the creators of technology mirror the people and societies who use it.     Address: 1501 Page Mill Road, MS 1105, Palo Alto CA 94304     Voice: (650) 236-4756     Fax: (650) 618-6802     Web: http://www.anitaborg.org     [25 Jul 2014]

Anti-Defamation League     Founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.     Web: http://www.adl.org/     [12 Nov 2016]

Anti-Slavery International     Works at local, national and international levels to eliminate all forms of slavery around the world.      Web: http://www.antislavery.org/     [25 Jul 2014]

antiwar.com     This site is devoted to the cause of non-interventionism and is read by libertarians, pacifists, leftists, “greens,” and independents alike, as well as many on the Right who agree with our opposition to imperialism. Our initial project was to fight against intervention in the Balkans under the Clinton presidency. We applied the same principles to Clinton’s campaigns in Haiti and Kosovo and bombings of Sudan and Afghanistan. Our politics are libertarian: our opposition to war is rooted in Randolph Bourne’s concept that “War is the health of the State.” With every war, America has made a “great leap” into statism, and as Bourne emphasized, “it is during war that one best understands the nature of that institution [the State].” At its core, that nature includes an ever increasing threat to individual liberty and the centralization of political power.     Web: http://www.antiwar.com/     [09 Apr 2016]

API Equality – Northern California (APIENC)     Builds LGBTQ API power to amplify our voices and increase visibility of our communities. Through organizing, we inspire and train leaders, establish intergenerational connections, and document and disseminate our histories. We envision a world where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Asians and Pacific Islanders can be present and affirmed in our families and communities as our full authentic selves.     Address: c/o Chinese for Affirmative Action, 17 Walter U. Lum Place, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 274-6750 x317     Fax: (415) 397-8770     Email: info@apiequalitync.org     Web: http://apiequalitync.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

API Wellness     We are an LGBTQ and people of color health organization that transforms lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality. We believe everyone deserves to be healthy and needs access to the highest-quality health care. We foster resilience, strength, connection, health, and wellness for all communities. To us, health care will always be grounded in social justice.     Address: 730 Polk Street (between Ellis and Eddy streets), San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 292-3400     Fax: (415) 292-3404     Email: info@apiwellness.org     Web: http://www.apiwellness.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Arab Cultural and Community Center (ACCC)     Devoted to preserve, promote and strengthen Arab culture and the community through art, education and culturally relevant social services in the San Francisco Bay Area. The ACCC is a leading resource for social services and referrals for Arab American communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is the only agency in Northern California providing domestic violence and sexual assault education and prevention programs, as well as intensive case management and mental health care in Arabic for Arab and Muslim survivors of domestic violence.     Address: 2 Plaza Street, San Francisco CA 94116     Voice: (415) 664-2200     Fax: (415) 664-2280     Email: info@arabculturalcenter.org     Web: http://www.arabculturalcenter.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC)     A grassroots organization working to empower and organize our community towards justice and self-determination for all. AROC members build community power in the Bay Area by participating in leadership development, political education, and campaigns.     Address: 522 Valencia Sreet, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 861-7444     Email: info@araborganizing.org     Web: http://www.araborganizing.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

Arc Ecology (Arc)     A technical services provider to environmental and economic justice communities struggling with the impacts of pollution, urban planning, community development, and military activities and communities seeking to develop new strategies to improve their environment and quality of life. Arc Ecology is an advocacy organization promoting civic engagement in governmental policy making.     Address: 1331 Evans Avenue, San Francisco CA 94124     Voice: (415) 643-1190     Fax: (415) 643-4779     Email: info@arcecology.org     Web: http://www.arcecology.org     [25 Jul 2014]

Architects / Designers / Planners for Social Responsibility (Northern California Chapter) (ADPSR)     Works for peace, environmental protection, ecological building, social justice, and the development of healthy communities. ADPSR programs aim to raise professional and public awareness of critical social and environmental issues, further responsive design and planning, and honor persons and organizations whose work exemplifies social responsibility.     Address: POBox 9126, Berkeley CA 94709-0126     Voice: (510) 845-1000     Web: http://adpsr.org     [25 Jul 2014]

Armenian National Committee, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (ANC)     A grassroots public affairs organization serving to inform, educate, and act on a wide range of issues concerning Armenian Americans throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Francisco Bay Area ANC, or “Hai Tad” committee has been an important presence for Armenian American political action in the Bay Area for decades. Our efforts span a wide range: meeting with political representatives and diplomats about issues affecting our community, participating in local campaigns, publicizing the Armenian Cause and educating the community, fighting historic revisionism, and promoting recognition of the Armenian Genocide.     Address: 51 Commonwealth Avenue, San Francisco CA 94118     Voice: (415) 387-3433     Fax: (415) 751-0617     Email: mail@ancsf.org     Web: http://www.ancsf.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Art in Action     Provides a high quality, comprehensive K-8 visual arts curriculum. Students learn about works of art from cultures around the world, how to look at art using art vocabulary and concepts; and how to express themselves by creating their own unique masterpieces. Taught by parent volunteers or teacher, the program is supported by training classes and online resources and creates a community of art at schools. The multifaceted lessons develop students’ critical-thinking skills, creativity, visual literacy, self-esteem, and an appreciation of other cultures.     Address: 3925 Bohannon Drive, Suite 300, Menlo Park CA 94025     Voice: (650) 566-8339     Fax: (650) 566-8319     Email: info@artinaction.org     Web: http://www.artinaction.org     [12 Oct 2015]

Art of Yoga Project     Designed to help at-risk girls by focusing on early intervention and preparing girls for a positive future. We are leaders in revolutionizing the rehabilitation of girls by offering trauma-informed, strength-based, gender-responsive services. Our mission is to lead teenage girls in the California juvenile justice system toward accountability to self, others and community by providing practical tools to affect behavioral change.     Address: 555 Bryant Street #232, Palo Alto CA 94301-1704     Web: http://www.theartofyogaproject.org/     [09 Apr 2016]

Artists’ Television Access (ATA)     A San Francisco-based, artist-run, non-profit organization that cultivates and promotes culturally-aware, underground media and experimental art. We provide an accessible screening venue and gallery for the presentation of programmed and guest-curated screenings, exhibitions, performances, workshops and events. We believe in fostering a supportive community for the exhibition of innovative art and the exchange of non-conformist ideas.     Address: 992 Valencia Street (near 21st), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 824-3890     Email: ata@atasite.org     Web: http://www.atasite.org     [11 Oct 2015]

ArtSpan     Committed to cultivating a vibrant, accessible, and world-class art community in San Francisco and to promoting the city’s unique creative energy locally and globally. We champion an inclusive art experience by providing hundreds of local artists with the equal opportunity to showcase their work and make direct connections to diverse audiences and patrons. We are guided by the belief that artists play a vital role in society and that broad public engagement with their work is essential to defining a new cultural environment for our changing city.     Address: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 861-9838     Email: info@artspan.org     Web: http://www.artspan.org     [17 Jan 2015]

As You Sow     Promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies. Our efforts create large-scale systemic change by establishing sustainable and equitable corporate practices. As You Sow was founded on the belief that many environmental and human rights issues can be resolved by increased corporate responsibility. As investor representatives, we communicate directly with corporate executives to collaboratively develop and implement business models that reduce risk, benefit brand reputation, and protect long term shareholder value while simultaneously bringing about positive change for the environment and human rights.     Address: 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1450, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 735-8158     Fax: (510) 735-8143     Web: http://www.asyousow.org     [12 Jan 2014]

Asexuality Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)     Hosts the world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike. Unlike celibacy, which is a choice, asexuality is a sexual orientation. Asexual people have the same emotional needs as everybody else and are just as capable of forming intimate relationships.     Web: http://www.asexuality.org     [17 Apr 2016]

Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center (Ashkenaz)     Presents concerts, classes, and workshops of participatory dance and music rooted in traditional cultures from around the world. We are committed to providing a great place to dance that supports local and international bands of both established and emerging artists in a respectful, comfortable, safe, and family atmosphere. Through this we build friendship and culturally inclusive community that encourages social awareness, education, and dedication to fairness, honor, and equality.     Address: 1317 San Pablo Avenue (near Gilman), Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 525-5099 (office); (510) 525-5054 (showline)     Fax: (510) 525-3630     Web: http://www.ashkenaz.com/     [25 Jul 2014]

Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)     Santa Clara County’s largest community-based organization focused on the Asian community. Our mission is to improve the health, mental health and well-being of individuals, families and the Asian community by: * Providing an array of high quality health and human services. * Sharing expertise about the Asian community’s needs and best service delivery practices. * Providing Asian leadership in advocating on key health and human services issues.     Address: 2400 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 300, San Jose CA 95128     Voice: (408) 975-2730     Fax: (408) 975-2745     Email: info@aaci.org     Web: http://www.aaci.org     [17 Jan 2015]

Asian Americans for Community Outreach (AACO)     An organization dedicated to creating a forum in the San Francisco Bay Area where Asian American professionals and students can meet and foster the common goal of community service, benefiting the extended community as a whole. AACO members can be found throughout the Bay Area. AACO organizes community service and social events and promotes awareness of social and political issues relevant to Asian Americans. By bringing together people from many diverse fields, AACO hopes to pool its members’ knowledge, strength, and experience to make a positive impact on our community.     Email: info@aaco-sf.org     Web: http://www.aaco-sf.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Asian Community Mental Health Services     Provides multicultural and multilingual services, empowering the most vulnerable members of our community to lead healthy, productive and contributing lives. Our vision is to grow as a responsive and innovative organization, embracing diversity and compassionate care, setting the standard of excellence for integrated services to Asian & Pacific Islander communities.     Address: 310 Eighth Street, Suite 201, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 869-6000     Fax: (510) 268-0202     Email: info@acmhs.org     Web: http://www.acmhs.org     [17 Jan 2015]

Asian Health Services     We are a community health center that offers primary health care services with 36 exam rooms and a dental clinic with 7 chairs. Our mission is to serve and advocate for the medically underserved, including the immigrant and refugee Asian community, and to assure equal access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture. Our staff is fluent in English and eleven Asian languages: Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Karen Korean, Khmer (Cambodian), Mien, Mongolian, Tagalog, Lao and Burmese.     Address: 818 Webster Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 986-6800     Web: http://www.asianhealthservices.org/     [17 Jan 2015]

Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA)     As a community based organization, AIWA is primarily concerned with developing the collective leadership of low-income immigrant women and youth to organize for positive changes in their living and working conditions. Since 1983, AIWA has focused its programs in three major areas: Education, Leadership Development and Collective Action.     Address: 310 Eighth Street #301 (near Harrison), Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 268-0192     Fax: (510) 268-0194     Email: info@aiwa.org     Web: http://www.aiwa.org     [25 Jul 2014]

Asian Law Caucus     The nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian Pacific American communities. Advancing Justice – ALC focuses on housing rights, immigration and immigrants’ rights, labor and employment issues, student advocacy (ASPIRE), civil rights and hate violence, national security, and criminal justice reform. As a founding affiliate of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the organization also helps to set national policies in affirmative action, voting rights, Census and language rights.     Address: 55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 896-1701     Fax: (415) 896-1702     Web: http://www.asianlawcaucus.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Asian Neighborhood Design     Dedicated to providing low- and moderate-income community residents with a full range of high quality professional architectural and planning services. Plus we plan, design, and build affordable and sustainable housing.     Address: 1245 Howard Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 575-0423     Web: http://www.andnet.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)     Brings together a collective voice to develop an alternative agenda for environmental, social and economic justice. Through building an organized movement, we strive to bring fundamental changes to economic and social institutions that will prioritize public good over profits and promote the right of every person to a decent, safe, affordable quality of life, and the right to participate in decisions affecting our lives. APEN holds this vision of environmental justice for all people. Our work focuses on Asian and Pacific Islander communities.     Address: 426 17th Street, Suite 500, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 834-8920     Fax: (510) 834-8926     Web: http://www.apen4ej.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach      A community-based, social justice organization serving the Asian and Pacific Islander, and other communities of the Greater Bay Area. With offices in Oakland and San Francisco, our work is focused in the areas of violence against women/family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, the rights of those with disabilities, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, and other social justice issues.     Address: 1121 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 567-6255     Fax: (415) 567-6248     Web: http://www.apilegaloutreach.org     [09 Apr 2017]

Asian Women’s Shelter     Mission is to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic and political self-determination of women and all survivors of violence and oppression. AWS is committed to every person’s right to live in a violence-free home. AWS works with all survivors and has specific expertise to address the cultural and language needs of Asian and other immigrant and refugee survivors, as well as others who face barriers to accessing existing sources of safety and support. In order to address how domestic violence is compounded for survivors and communities as it combines with sexism, classism, racism, homo/bi/transphobia, xenophobia, ableism and ageism, AWS operates through a margin-to-center anti-oppression framework that can create holistic and lasting change toward peace. This perspective is reflected in our broad strategy that integrates culturally relevant and language-accessible shelter and transitional services, training and capacity-building programs, systems and public policy work, and community mobilization initiatives and advocacy.     Address: 3543 18th Street #19, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 751-7110     Fax: (415) 751-0806     Email: info@sfaws.org     Web: http://www.sfaws.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Aspect Foundation     Mission is to build international goodwill, cross-cultural understanding and a peaceful future through educational and cultural exchange. Aspect Foundation was founded in 1985 as a small non-profit organization offering affordable study-abroad opportunities to students from around the world. We continue our mission today by providing a variety of outstanding educational and cultural exchange programs both in the United States and countries abroad. Students and host families alike have the opportunity to make lasting connections and meaningfully experience new cultures, traditions, and points of view.     Address: 211 Sutter Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (800) 879-6884     Fax: (415) 228-8051     Email: exchange@aspectfoundation.org     Web: http://www.aspectfoundation.org     [25 May 2015]

Aspire Education Project     Because better education builds communities, increases economic potential and enriches lives, Aspire Education Project is dedicated to providing the best academic support to all K-12 students. In order to make a lasting impact, our educators build relationships with students, model lifelong learning and empower those they teach to educate others.     Address: POBox 10083, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 658-7500     Fax: (510) 452-1727     Email: info@aspireeducation.org     Web: http://www.aspireeducation.org     [25 Jul 2014]

Association for India’s Development (AID)     A volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable and just development. AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, livelihoods, natural resources including land, water and energy, agriculture, health, women’s empowerment and social justice.     Web: http://www.aidindia.org     [07 Jan 2017]

Asylum Access     An innovative international nonprofit dedicated to making refugee rights a reality. Asylum Access empowers refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin America to live safely, work, send children to school and rebuild their lives.     Address: 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite #1111, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 891-8700     Email: info@asylumaccess.org     Web: http://www.asylumaccess.org/     [25 Jul 2014]

Atheist Advocates of San Francisco     We are inspired by a vision of a vibrant Bay Area atheist and freethinker movement that is tied into the national movement. We strongly advocate activism, including rallies and speaking at government meetings on issues of vital importance to atheists and freethinkers. We certainly welcome atheists and freethinkers who want to socialize at picnics and have discussions at educational meetings without getting more active. We will continue to organize such events, as we have done in the past, but are convinced that we must go beyond meetings and dinners to activism in order to affect change.     Web: http://atheistadvocatesofsanfrancisco.com/     [17 Jan 2015]

Atheists of Silicon Valley     We are an atheist organization founded by atheists for atheists. We want to live religion-free lives and promote our U.S. Constitutional right of freedom from religion. We are affiliated with American Atheists, and are committed to: Defending the separation of government & religion, and the civil rights of atheists Promoting critical thinking, with science as our basis for knowledge Understanding our love and compassion Promoting respect toward all Freethinkers Educating the public about atheists & atheism Meeting other atheists for mutual learning and enjoyment     Web: http://www.godlessgeeks.com/     [15 Jul 2017]

Attitudinal Healing Connection, Inc. (AHC)     Empowers individuals to be self aware and inspired through arts, creativity and education, making positive choices to break the cycle of violence for themselves and their communities.     Address: 3278 West Street (near 33rd Street), Oakland CA 94608     Voice: (510) 652-5530     Fax: (510) 652-8233     Email: info@ahc-oakland.org     Web: http://www.ahc-oakland.org     [17 Jan 2015]

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC)     Mission is to secure equal protection for, and broaden public and legal recognition of, children’s legal and human rights to bodily integrity and self-determination that are violated by unnecessary genital cutting of male, female and intersex children. By understanding the medical and psychological harm caused by circumcision and by positioning ourselves to enforce the legal and human rights guarantees of physical integrity and self-determination, we can work for the best interests of children, by guaranteeing them equal protection under the law.     Address: c/o J. Steven Svoboda, Esq., 2961 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 464-4530     Web: http://www.arclaw.org/     [15 Jul 2017]

Automobile Moratorium     A grassroots organization committed to the realization of a Car-Free Day in towns and cities across America… A day in which the streets will be open to people, bicycles and other human powered vehicles – but closed to private fossil-fueled transportation.     Address: POBox 9409, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 967-4722     Email: moxieman@marctwang.com     Web: http://www.marctwang.org/auto.html     [05 Apr 2015]

BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency & Refugee Rights     An independent, human rights non-profit organization committed to protect and promote the rights of Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons. Our vision, mission, programs and relationships are defined by our Palestinian identity and the principles of international humanitarian and human rights law. We seek to advance the individual and collective rights of the Palestinian people on this basis.     Web: http://www.badil.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds     Carries one of the largest selections of seeds from the 19th century, including many Asian and European varieties. The company has become a tool to promote and preserve our agricultural and culinary heritage. They also work extensively to supply free seeds to many of the world’s poorest countries, as well as here at home in school gardens and other educational projects. It is their goal to educate everyone about a better, safer food supply and fight gene-altered, Frankenfood and the companies that support it. Their West Coast store is the Petaluma Seed Bank, in a historic bank building.     Web: http://www.rareseeds.com     [04 Dec 2014]

Bank Information Center (BiC)     Partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs) to promote social and economic justice and ecological sustainability. BIC is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that advocates for the protection of rights, participation, transparency, and public accountability in the governance and operations of the World Bank Group and regional development banks.     Web: http://www.bankinformationcenter.org/     [28 Jan 2017]

Baring Witness     A global partnership of men and women who create words of peace with their bodies. A project of Mow and Sow, a 501(c)(3) organization, we manifest a continuum of global peace and environmental actions. Baring Witness maintains the website BaringWitness.org and provides international media contacts and communications for the global network of the hundreds of thousands of people in our extended community. Our mission is to promote non-violent community-based action by educating the public through media, web, print and film venues. Our aim is to create a peace-based culture of partnership between men and women, without blame.     Web: http://www.baringwitness.org/     [09 Apr 2014]

Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS)     A community-based volunteer organization offering culturally relevant activities for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Native Americans, their families and friends. Two-Spirit refers to the commonly shared notion among many Native American tribes that some individuals naturally possessed and manifested both a masculine and feminine spiritual qualities. American society commonly identifies Two-Spirit People as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender.     Address: SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, Box 95, San Francisco CA 94102-6227     Web: http://www.baaits.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Animal Rights Network (BAARN)     A network of animal advocates and organizations within the San Francisco Bay Area working on behalf of animals and animal rights. BAARN activists may be concerned with factory farming, vivisection and animal research/testing, animals used for their fur, circuses, rodeos, pet issues, promoting vegetarianism/veganism, and more.     Web: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/baarn/     [25 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS)     Seeks to make all aspects of sailing accessible. To fulfill this mission, we offer weekly dinghy sailing, keelboat sailing, and Veterans sailing out of South Beach Marina, adjacent to AT&T Park. In addition to our weekly sailing programs, BAADS hosts and participates in a variety of regattas and informal races both locally and internationally.     Address: Pier 40, The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 281-0212     Web: http://www.baads.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Bay Area Barns and Trails     Assists landowners and land managers with preservation and maintenance of publicly accessible barns, stables, pastures, staging areas, horse camps, and trails throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.     Address: POBox 2435, Mill Valley CA 94942-2435     Voice: (415) 457-1940     Email: babtt@sonic.net     Web: http://bayareabarnsandtrails.com     [11 Oct 2015]

Bay Area Bisexual Network (BABN)     Based in San Francisco with members from all over the Bay Area. Our mission is to develop a healthy, vibrant, multicultural bisexual community in the San Francisco Bay Area and to promote better understanding of bisexual lives and issues within the larger lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTIQQ) community and the public. We offer: * Two email lists. The events list is a low-volume, moderated list. Our chat list is a free-form discussion of whatever you fancy. * Facebook Open Group with about 250 members. This Open Group is lightly moderated and is high volume. * Information and referral. * A monthly trans/bi brunch group that meets at Crepevine on Church and Market at 12:30pm on the 4th Saturday. * Other Cultural & social events.     Address: SFLGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, PMB #101, San Francisco CA 94102     Email: director@bayareabisexualnetwork.org     Web: http://www.bayareabisexualnetwork.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Bay Area Center for Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC)     BayNVC is home to a number of projects and groups working under the same umbrella to apply and promote the principles and practices of Nonviolent Communication. Most of these are operated and run by BayNVC staff and trainers and include private sessions, classes, organizational services, retreats, and a variety of projects designed for social transformation. In addition, BayNVC provides fiscal sponsorship and financial services to other relevant projects by request.     Address: POBox 22872, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 433-0700     Fax: (510) 452-3900     Email: nvc@baynvc.org     Web: http://www.baynvc.org/   http://www.cnvc.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Forest (BACH)     Mission is to educate and build support in the Bay Area for the preservation of biologically viable redwood and other forests, and to provide links to rural grassroots organizations and campaigns in Northern California. BACH connects local environmentalists with forest activists to strengthen campaigns to preserve old growth native ecosystems, with real solutions for forest workers and communities.     Address: 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 548-3113     Email: bach[at]headwaterspreserve[dot]org     Web: http://www.headwaterspreserve.org     [17 Apr 2016]

Bay Area Community Exchange (BACE Timebank)     With BACE Timebank, the currency is time, and everyone’s time is equal. For every hour you spend doing something for someone in your community, you earn one hour to use to have someone do something for you. It is an alternative way to give and receive resources. It’s that simple. Timebanks have been helping to rebuild the informal, village economy for over twenty years. There are now over 300 communities in 22 countries that are using this (pay it forward) system to help their communities grow and thrive.      Web: http://timebank.sfbace.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

Bay Area Crisis Nursery     Free residential childcare (1 to 30 days) for families in crisis or parents just needing a break (respite). Children must be aged zero to 11 years. No other restrictions such as family location or financial means.     Address: 1506 Mendocino Drive, Concord CA 94521     Voice: (925) 685-8052     Web: http://www.bayareacrisisnursery.org/     [27 Mar 2016]

Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition     An all volunteer group of students, community leaders, business leaders and people of faith to raise awareness and build demand for fair trade products here in the Bay Area. Through our community outreach events, retail canvasses and product giveaways, we work to increase awareness of the benefits of fair trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.     Web: http://bayareafairtradecoalition.blogspot.com/     [15 Jul 2017]

Bay Area Friends of Tibet (BAFoT)     Mission is to study, promote interest in, and actively preserve Tibetan culture in all its aspects; to educate the general public in matters pertaining to Tibet and the Tibetan people; and to provide assistance to Tibetans.     Address: 1310 Fillmore Street, Suite 401, San Francisco CA 94115     Voice: (415) 409-6353     Email: bafot@friends-of-tibet.org     Web: http://www.friends-of-tibet.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp (BAGRC)     Empowers girls through music, promoting an environment that fosters self-confidence, creativity and teamwork. Although our camp centers the experiences of young women, we are committed to gender justice and creating an inclusive environment that supports a wide range of marginalized gender identities and expressions. BAGRC challenges gender stereotypes, encourages collaboration and tolerance among peers, and provides a comfortable space for people of all backgrounds to express themselves. Through music lessons, workshops, group activities, and performances, girls acquire skills that help guide them throughout their lives.     Address: POBox 72213, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 267-1808     Web: http://www.bayareagirlsrockcamp.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Bay Area Green Business Program     Verifies that businesses meet our higher standards of environmental performance. Our partnership of government agencies and utilities helps local businesses comply with environmental regulations and take additional actions to conserve resources, prevent pollution, minimize waste, and reduce their carbon footprint. We offer businesses and agencies an easy-to-use framework for improving environmental performance. More than 2,300 businesses and public agencies have been certified since 1996.     Web: http://www.greenbiz.ca.gov/     [17 Jan 2015]

Bay Area Green Tours     We provide educational tours and events that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives. Serves as a conduit to solutions for a more sustainable future and a bridge from the past to all new possibilities.The fundamental idea of Bay Area Green Tours arose from a fourth grade field trip to a waste water treatment plant in New York City which our Founding Executive Director, Marissa LaMagna, attended. She couldn’t help but wonder: “Where does all the waste go”?     Address: 339 15th Street, #208, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 704-0379     Email: info@bayareagreentours.org     Web: http://www.bayareagreentours.org/     [27 May 2017]

Bay Area Intactivists     A human rights organization comprised of community members who are working to end forced genital modification. Our mission is to defend the human right to genital integrity and to ensure that the genital autonomy of every individual is respected without discrimination based on sex, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We oppose all forms of unnecessary genital modification such as non-therapeutic circumcision and genital “normalizing” surgery when performed on individuals who are unable to provide informed consent.     Web: http://www.bayareaintactivists.org     [14 May 2016]

Bay Area Iranian American Democrats (BAIAD)     A grassroots political organization that stands for protecting the rights and interests of Iranian-Americans by empowering the Iranian-American political voice. BAIAD seeks to promote progressive values such as social justice, responsibility and fairness through education, political participation, public and political advocacy, and grassroots activism. A 100% volunteer-based organization that was founded in June 2004 on the basic principle that the time has come for Iranian Americans to develop a powerful political voice and influence by becoming active and responsible participants of American democracy.     Voice: (415) 315-9959     Email: info1-at-baiad.org     Web: http://www.baiad.org/     [11 Oct 2015]

Bay Area Labor Heritage Rockin’ Solidarity Chorus     Based in the San Francisco Bay Area and is made up of workers from many unions, as well as students and independent folks who love to sing. We are dedicated to building more democracy and representation within our unions and we come together to celebrate our love of music and workers’ culture.     Voice: (415) 648-3457     Email: wynnegilbert@igc.org     Web: http://laborchorus.com/     [25 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)     Provides free civil legal advice, counsel and representation to low-income people living in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara.     Address: 1735 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 663-4745     Web: http://baylegal.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Bay Area Legal Aid, Contra Costa County     See description at Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County.     Address: 1025 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond CA 94801     Voice:  (510) 233-9954     Fax: (510) 236-6846     Web: http://www.baylegal.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Legal Aid, Marin County     See description at Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County.     Address: 30 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael CA 94903     Voice: (415) 479-8224     Fax: (415) 479-8549     Web: http://www.baylegal.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Legal Aid, San Francisco County     See description at Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County.     Address: 1035 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 982-1300     Fax: (415) 982-4243     Web: http://www.baylegal.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Legal Aid, San Mateo County     See description at Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County.     Address: 1048 El Camino Real, Suite A, Redwood City CA 94063     Voice: (650) 358-0745     Fax: (650) 358-0751     Web: http://www.baylegal.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Legal Aid, Santa Clara County     See description at Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County.     Address: 2 West Santa Clara Street, 8th Floor, San Jose CA 95113     Voice: (408) 283-3700     Fax: (408) 283-3750     Web: http://www.baylegal.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Literacy (BALIT)     Serves adults in the Bay Area who choose to improve their reading and writing skills. BALit’s 24 member programs are located in libraries from Marin County to Santa Clara County. Each year these programs serve some 6,500 adults, helping them to achieve their goals and expand their opportunities. Library-based literacy programs offer free, individualized and confidential tutoring with trained volunteer tutors from the community. Learners gain the skills they need to read to their children, complete job applications, pass the driver’s test, write a birthday card and achieve whatever goals they have set for themselves. Tutors are amazed by what they learn from their partners.     Web: http://www.balit.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Bay Area Naturists     A loosely-knit collection of people in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas who believe that the human species must live in harmony with itself and the other species which populate Planet Earth, believe in the fundamental wholesomeness of the human body, and regard it as neither an object of shame nor a subject for degrading exploitation, and advocate the acceptance of suitable areas for nude recreation.     Address: POBox 23781, San Jose CA 95153-3781     Web: http://www.bayareanaturists.org/     [30 Jul 2014]

Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP)     Works to improve the health, independence and social integration of people with physical disabilities through sports, fitness and recreation programs. At BORP, we believe that sports and recreation provide a path to greater achievement to which all people should have access, and we continually strive to make this a reality.     Address: 3075 Adeline Street, Suite 200, Berkeley CA 94703-2578     Voice: (510) 849-4663     Fax: (510) 849-4616     Email: info@borp.org     Web: http://www.borp.org     [05 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Reporter (BAR)     The nation’s oldest and highest circulation LGBT news weekly serving San Francisco’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Founded in 1971, B.A.R. is regarded for its original writing covering news and entertainment relevant to our lives. B.A.R. is published every Thursday by BAR Media Inc., and is distributed in San Francisco and surrounding cities of the Bay Area.     Address: 225 Bush Street, 17th Floor, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 861-5019     Email: michael@ebar.com     Web: http://www.ebar.com/     [13 Apr 2014]

Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL)     A library of vegetable, herb, and flower seeds freely available to the public. Patrons check out seeds, grow them, let some plants go to so seed, then return those seeds to the library to share with other gardeners. We are located at the Berkeley Ecology Center.     Email: basil@ecologycenter.org     Web: http://www.ecologycenter.org/basil     [12 Apr 2015]

Bay Area United Against War Newsletter (BAUAW)     Anti-war news from Bay Area United Against War, an activist-oriented newsletter based in San Francisco, CA.     Web: http://www.bauaw.org     [11 Oct 2015]

Bay Area Vegetarians (BAVeg)     A grassroots, all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and promoting a compassionate, vegan lifestyle through our calendar/newsletter covering the 9 countines within the San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma). We also offer an online guide to vegan and vegetarian restaurants and services, and the email discussion list SFBAVeg. Volunteers welcome.     Web: http://bayareaveg.org     [09 Nov 2014]

Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC)     A community hub and resource for media makers in the Bay Area and across the country, serving over 7,500 freelancers, filmmakers, job-seekers, activists, and artists every year. BAVC provides access to media making technology, storytelling workshops, a diverse and engaged community of makers and producers, services and resources. BAVC advocates for those whose stories aren’t being told, and provides the resources for anyone to create and share, and amplify their stories and those of their communities. BAVC’s diverse, innovative programs lead the field in media training for youth and educators, technology and multimedia focused workforce development, visually-driven new media storytelling and audio-visual preservation.     Address: 2727 Mariposa Street, Second Floor (at Bryant), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 861-3282     Fax: (415) 861-4316     Email: info@bavc.org     Web: http://www.bavc.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT)     Founded with the idea that California’s bountiful wilderness areas are a vast – yet untapped – resource for local youth-serving organizations. BAWT promotes the wise use of these national, state and regional parks through our professional wilderness leadership training. Then, we connect the teachers and youth workers to our outdoor gear libraries. That way, youth organizations and schools may outfit their groups for trips of their own – free of charge! We believe that well led trips to granite cliffs, isolated beaches and ancient redwoods provide youth with powerful, life changing experiences.     Address: 1050 East 8th Street, Oakland CA 94606     Voice: (510) 452-BAWT (2298)     Email: info@bawt.org     Web: http://www.bawt.org     [12 Apr 2015]

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)     From its beginnings in 1971, BAWAR has addressed the problem of sexual assault with two basic goals: 1) to establish a place where rape and incest survivors could receive the quality counseling and advocacy they need, and 2) to provide community education regarding sexual assault issues.     Address: 470 27th Street, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 430-1298 (office); (510) 845-7273 (24-hour crisis line)     Fax: (510) 430-2579     Email: bawar@bawar.org     Web: http://www.bawar.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Bay Area Women in Black     Bay Area Women in Black are Jews and allies in the United States who stand against militaristic and fundamentalist leadership in all countries, including our own. We are committed to nonviolent resistance against injustice, believing that all people have the right to security, home, education, justice and freedom. We are part of the international movement of Women in Black, a transnational network of feminist activists which includes women of many ethnic and national backgrounds who cooperate across these and other differences. Our international solidarity is an expression of the political decision to attempt to create a moral and ethical way to live our interconnected lives.     Web: http://www.bayareawomeninblack.org     [30 Jul 2014]

Bay Bucks     We believe that our current monetary system, where private banks issues and controls debt-based money that necessitates infinite growth, is the root of many evils. Thus, we must first build a regional currency to serve as the foundation of a new regional economy. The currency must be designed to incentivize collaborative and sustainable rather than selfish and destructive behaviors. We learned from an immensely successful regional currency from Switzerland called the WIR, enhanced it with more social features, and implemented it in the Bay Area. This complementary monetary system operates through a business-to-business barter exchange.     Web: http://www.baybucks.com     [19 May 2014]

The Bay Institute     The leader in protecting and restoring the entire watershed which drains into San Francisco Bay. For nearly 30 years, we have been developing and leading model scientific research, education and advocacy programs to preserve this watershed, which includes the Sacramento and the San Joaquin rivers and their tributaries; Suisun Marsh; San Pablo Bay; and San Francisco Bay.     Address: 350 Bay Street, #100 PMB 316, San Francisco CA 94133     Voice: (415) 262-4735     Fax: (415) 623-5324     Email: bayinfo@bay.org     Web: http://www.bay.org     [30 Jul 2014]

Bay Nature Institute     Dedicated to educating the people of the San Francisco Bay Area about, and celebrating the beauty of, the surrounding natural world. We do so with the aim of inspiring residents to explore and preserve the diverse and unique natural heritage of the region, and of nurturing productive relationships among the many organizations and individuals working towards these same goals.     Address: 1328 Sixth Street, Suite 2, Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 528-8550     Fax: (510) 528-8117     Email: baynature@baynature.org     Web: http://www.baynature.org     [12 Apr 2015]

Bay Rising     A burgeoning network of high-impact community-led organizations that are building collaborative infrastructure to advance equity at the regional level through coordinated civic engagement and public policy change efforts. Bay Rising represents a regional expansion of a model that has been successfully piloted at the local level by Oakland Rising and San Francisco Rising. Working Partnerships USA who is focusing their work in the San Jose area is an additional steering committee member.     Web: https://bayrising.org/     [27 Oct 2016]

Bay Trail     The Bay Trail is a planned recreational corridor that, when complete, will encircle San Francisco and San Pablo Bays with a continuous 500-mile network of bicycling and hiking trails. It will connect the shoreline of all nine Bay Area counties, link 47 cities, and cross the major toll bridges in the region. To date, approximately 330 miles of the alignment—over 60 percent of the Bay Trail’s ultimate length—have been completed.     Web: http://www.baytrail.org     [09 Apr 2014]

BAY-Peace: Better Alternatives for Youth     Supports and empowers Bay Area youth to transform militarism and other forms of violence through youth organizing and artistic resistance. We offer a wholistic youth leadership program that integrates vocational development, artistic expression, socio-political education, community organizing, healing and personal transformation.     Voice: (510) 863-1737     Email: baypeace@baypeace.org     Web: http://www.baypeace.org     [16 Jul 2016]

BayRail Alliance     A non-profit, 501(c)4 organization founded in 1983. For more than 20 years, we have advocated for improvements to rail public transit in the San Francisco Bay Area that will efficiently produce a quantum leap in their quality and convenience. Our mission is to build public awareness of and support for these plans, so as to improve our environment and quality of life. We’re interested in rail’s current and future potential to help the Bay Area reduce its dependence on automobiles, stop climate change and improve air quality, and for many other benefits.     Address: 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto CA 94303     Web: http://www.bayrailalliance.org     [16 Jan 2016]

BayVajra.info     A guide to San Francisco Bay Area Tibetan Buddhism, with a list of selected events and a directory of organizations.     Web: http://bayvajra.info/     [12 Apr 2015]

Bayview Hunter’s Point Center for Arts & Technology (BAYCAT)     The Digital Divide is not news anymore. But it continues to grow and evolve. Many young people in the Bay Area’s underserved neighborhoods are being left behind. They are not equipped to build a future in the digital creative field. That’s what BAYCAT is changing. Through education, employment and entertainment in digital media, we empower underserved youth and young adults, helping them find their place in the world.     Address: 2415 Third Street, Suite 230, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 701-8CAT (8228)     Web: http://www.baycat.org/     [11 Oct 2015]

Bayview Hunters Point Health and Environmental Resource Center (HERC)     Mission is to promote the health & wellness of residents in low-income communities and to improve the environment where residents live & work.     Address: 6301 Third Street, Floor 2, San Francisco CA 94124     Voice: (415) 467-5555     Fax: (415) 467-5172     Web: http://www.bayviewherc.org/     [30 Jul 2014]

Bee Holistic Cat Rescue and Care     The only holistically oriented animal rescue in the San Francisco bay area. We offer services including rescue, hospice, rehabilitation, counseling, and adoption. We also do “TNRC” (trap, neuter, return, care for) free-living cats in established colonies. We believe that cats need and deserve outdoor access: Hunting! Tree-sitting! Being part of the great web of life! We use therapeutic modalities such as homeopathy, acupuncture, flower essences, and chiropractic care, and we work with intuitive communicators. We feed only raw organic food (yes, they ALL eat it!) Our cats thrive, physically and emotionally, under our care. Located in Richmond Hills.     Voice: (510) 237-1190     Email: Cynthia@BeeHolistic.com     Web: http://www.BeeHolistic.com     [09 Oct 2016]

Ben Lomond Quaker Center     A self-service conference and retreat center in northern California that offers simple, modestly priced, comfortable accommodations. We are located on 80 acres of redwood forest, an hour and a half south of San Francisco and 25 minutes outside of Santa Cruz.     Address: POBox 686, Ben Lomond CA 95005     Voice: (831) 336-8333     Fax: (831) 336-0218     Email: mail(at)quakercenter.org     Web: http://www.quakercenter.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

berberworld.com     A web site covering the Berber (Amazigh) people and culture. Berbers are the indigenous people of Northern Africa (Tamazgha), and continue to comprise a substantial portion of the population of Morocco and Algeria and elsewhere, yet their culture and language (Tamazight) are being actively repressed.     Web: http://www.mondeberbere.com/     [17 Jan 2015]

Berkeley Climate Action Coalition (BCAC)     A strong and growing network of local organizations and community members joining together to help implement the City of Berkeley’s ambitious, forty-year Climate Action Plan. We include residents, non-profits, the City of Berkeley, neighborhood groups, faith based organizations, schools, businesses, UC Berkeley, and others! The BCAC initiates projects that address climate change on a wide variety of issues — energy, water, food, waste, the built environment, and transit. We are working toward a future that includes clean air and water, energy efficient housing, and food, energy and transportation that is local, affordable, accessible and safe.     Voice: (510) 548-2220 x 240     Email: rebecca@ecologycenter.org     Web: http://ecologycenter.org/climatecoalition/     [11 Nov 2016]

Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative (BCGC)     BCGC is composed of diverse community garden members who share a common commitment to organic, urban agriculture and access to healthy food for all residents of Berkeley. By providing a forum for mutual support and the sharing of common resources, BCGC assists and protects existing gardens, facilitates the formation of new gardens, and advocates food security initiatives in our local schools and city.     Address: Ecology Center, POBox 2801, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 883-9096     Web: http://ecologycenter.org/bcgc     [30 Jul 2014]

Berkeley Community Media (BCM)     A media production haven for auteur and experienced filmmakers, television producers and students of all forms of life! We are a P.E.G. access television media center living right in the heart of Berkeley, California! BCM’s primary goal is to provide residents of Berkeley and beyond a space to learn how to produce media as well as share it with their community! Our television channels are on the air 24 hours a day, seven days a week, cablecasting voices from all over the San Francisco Bay Area! Look for us on B-TV Channels 28 & 33 on Comcast Cable in Berkeley, and on Channel 99 via AT&T U-Verse, and on the web: WWW.BCMTV.ORG     Address: 2239 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (between Bancroft and Allston), Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 848-2288     Email: admin@bcmtv.org     Web: http://www.betv.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

Berkeley Daily Planet     An online newspaper covering Berkeley, California.     Address: POBox 5534, Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 845-8440     Web: http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com     [17 Jan 2015]

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists (BFUU)     A dynamic Unitarian Universalist congregation that plays an important role as a progressive spiritual community in the heart of Berkeley. The Fellowship enriches the life of the surrounding community as a much-used and much-loved venue for social justice and cultural programs.     Address: 1606 Bonita Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709-2022     Voice: (510) 841-4824     Email: office@bfuu.org     Web: http://www.bfuu.org     [09 Apr 2014]

Berkeley Food and Housing Project (BFHP)     To ease and end the crisis of homelessness in our community, Berkeley Food and Housing Project provides emergency food and shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing, and housing placement with support services to homeless individuals and families. BFHP sees a future where the community of residents, business and government offers the support needed to ease and end homelessness in our community. Referrals into our programs will come from true emergency situations, not a chronic state of hunger, poverty and homelessness.     Address: 2362 Bancroft Way (near Dana), Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 649-4965     Fax: (510) 649-4982     Email: info@bfhp.org     Web: http://www.bfhp.org     [13 Apr 2014]

Berkeley Food Pantry     A non-profit organization providing monthly bags of nutritious and delicious emergency groceries to Berkeley and Albany residents in need. Through the combined efforts of two paid part-time staff, a core of 50 dedicated volunteers, the Alameda County Community Food Bank, community members, local businesses, and the USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program, we are able to provide enough emergency groceries for 3 days or 9 meals to over 2,000 Berkeley and Albany residents monthly. The Berkeley Food Pantry operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Berkeley Friends Church, a 501(c)(3) charitable organizstion and is governed by the church’s Peace, Environment, and Christian Social Concerns Committee.     Address: 1600 Sacramento Street, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 525-2280     Email: info@berkeleyfoodpantry.org     Web: http://www.berkeleyfoodpantry.org/     [11 Nov 2016]

Berkeley Free Clinic     Founded in 1969 as a “street medicine” clinic that quickly found a niche and a permanent home in the Berkeley community. It has become an icon in the area, and has served countless thousands in a variety of ways during its 40-year history. Fees have never been charged for any services, materials, medications or supplies provided at the Berkeley Free Clinic. Income has been generated solely via individual or organizational donations and government programs. An emphasis on education, self-knowledge and an increasing awareness of appropriate resources infuses all of our medical, dental, counseling, and information/referral services.     Address: 2339 Durant Avenue (between Dana and Ellsworth), Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 548-2570; (800) 6-CLINIC     Fax: (510) 548-1730     Email: info@berkeleyfreeclinic.org     Web: http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org     [17 Jan 2015]

Berkeley Healthy Child Initiative     A plan to require Big Soda to pay a small fee when they sell sugar sweetened beverages in Berkeley. The science is clear – sugar sweetened beverages contribute to the growing rates of diabetes and obesity. The Healthy Child Coalition is gathering signatures on a petition asking the City Council to place a sugary drink tax on the Nov. 2014 ballot.     Voice: (510) 842-5404     Email: healthychildcoalition@gmail.com     Web: berkeleyvsbigsoda.com     [14 Feb 2014]

Berkeley Information Network (The BIN)     A resource file of local organizations, agencies, services, non profits, clubs, etc at the Berkeley Public Library. The BIN has information on museums, disabled services, low-cost legal aid, recycling, schools, emergency dental referrals, parks, summer camps, senior resources, job lines, consumer groups, etc.     Address: c/o Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kittredge Street (at Shattuck), Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 981-6166     Web: http://berkeleypubliclibrary.org     [13 Apr 2014]

Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project     A revolutionary new way to collect food: It’s a donor drive, not a food drive. Instead of asking for one-time contributions of food, our volunteers (Neighborhood Coordinators) enlist their neighbors to become long-term Food Donors. Neighbors give a bag of food every two months. It’s incredibly easy, because we supply the bag…and we pick up the food! This provides food pantries with a steady, year-round supply of food…and provides donors with the ongoing satisfaction of making a real difference. People also get to know their neighbors, which builds a powerful sense of community. So everyone wins.     Voice: (510) 525-2280     Email: info@berkeleyfoodproject.org     Web: http://www.berkeleyfoodproject.org/     [11 Nov 2016]

Berkeley Open Source Food Project (BOSF)     We work on food equity, sustainability, nutrition, and gastronomy. We focus on increasing the supply of fresh, affordable, nutritious, drought-resistant, low-carbon-impact greens, especially in urban food deserts. Our work includes mapping the availability and abundance of wild and feral edible plants. We test urban soils and plants for nutrition and toxicity. We promote urban foraging through education and outreach, including teaching plant identification and publishing field guides.     Web: http://forage.berkeley.edu     [25 May 2015]

Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy (BOAA)     An ASUC-sponsored student organization on the UC Berkeley campus. We have weekly meetings to discuss animal rights issues, our events, and how to become better advocates for the other beings on this planet. We are currently working on a number of campaigns, including weekly letter writing, revising and relaunching our fight against on-campus animal research, and raising awareness of animal rights issues among students, faculty, and members of the local community.     Address: c/o ASUC Office of Student Affairs, University of California, 400 Eshleman Hall, MC 4500, Berkeley CA 94720-4500     Email: boaarocks@gmail.com     Web: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~boaa/     [17 Apr 2016]

Berkeley Partners for Parks (BFPF)     A citywide nonprofit organization that encourages volunteerism and community development for parks, community gardens, natural habitat, and open space, and recreation in our area. We help citizens form new groups, help those groups find needed financial and volunteer resources, provide voices of experience and help with publicity, and serve as a 501(c)3 nonprofit fiscal sponsor, providing bookkeeping, tax filing, insurance, and the ability to receive tax-free donations and grants.     Address: POBox 12521, Berkeley CA 94712     Web: http://www.bpfp.org     [15 Jul 2017]

Berkeley Path Wanderers Association (BPWA)     A grassroots volunteer group of community members who have come together to increase public awareness of the City of Berkeley’s pathways. BPWA hopes to accomplish this goal through volunteer-led path walks; identification and accurate mapping of Berkeley’s complete path network; and eventual restoration of paths that have been blocked or obscured. We hope the final outcome of the community effort will be the preservation and ongoing maintenance of all the paths, lanes and steps throughout Berkeley.     Address: 1442A Walnut Street, Box 269, Berkeley CA 94709     Email: info@berkeleypaths.org     Web: http://www.berkeleypaths.org/     [09 Oct 2016]

Berkeley Post Office Defenders (BPOD)     BPOD came into existence in May of 2013, after the U.S. Postal Service announced its “final” decision to sell the downtown Berkeley Post Office. Members of Save The Berkeley Post Office, Strike Debt Bay Area and Occupy Oakland came together to form an independent committee to plan for and execute an encampment/outside occupation of the downtown Berkeley Post Office.     Web: http://berkeleypostofficedefenders.wordpress.com/     [17 Jan 2014]

Berkeley Progressive Alliance     Works at the local level to address the challenges of global climate change and growing economic inequality. We stand for open, transparent, and fair governance, social and economic justice and an inclusive, diverse city. Our Progressive Agenda: We will work to elect progressive candidates to local office and to develop and enact a progressive agenda for Berkeley. Formed to support the election of a progressive Mayor and City Council in the November 2016 election and to promote progressive policies. Many in Berkeley find that their voices are being ignored and that a grassroots response is needed.     Address: POBox 2961, Berkeley CA 94702     Email: berkeleyprogressivealliance@gmail.com     Web: https://berkeleyprogressivealliance.org/     [17 Apr 2016]

Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC)     Works to provide healthy, sustainable, and affordable food for the East Bay community. Through our volunteer-run grocery collective, we operate as a local hub for both leadership development and food-related education for our members.     Address: 2440 Bancroft Way, Suite 102, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 845-1985     Web: https://www.facebook.com/foodcollective     [09 Apr 2017]

Berkeley Women in Black     We stand each Friday from noon to 1 PM at the south side of UC Berkeley campus, at Bancroft and Telegraph, to protest the brutal Israeli Occupation of Palestine. We are a non-hierarchical group. At the present time three men join us every Friday. We create new flyers about the situation on the ground and also distribute map cards (showing Palestinian taken land) and other material to inform people. We work for the human rights of the people of Palestine. Join us when you can.     Voice: (510) 548-6310     Email: wibberkeley@yahoo.com     [15 Aug 2015]

Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)     A community based organization. Our vision is to provide a secure and nurturing environment for all the children, youth, and families of our community. We desire to promote, to their fullest potential, the freedom to develop individual skills and visions of the world. Our mission is to help children, youth, and their families address issues and problems via Prevention by reaching youth before their problems become crises, and via Intervention through the provision of support services to youth entangled in the juvenile justice system. BYA helps to build capacity within individuals to reach their innate potential.     Address: 1255 Allston Way (at Bonar), Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 845-9010     Fax: (510) 849-1421     Web: http://www.byaonline.org/     [17 Jan 2015]

Between The Lines (BTL)     A weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, we are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media.     Web: http://www.btlonline.org/     [09 Aug 2014]

Beyond Chron     We provide coverage of political and cultural issues often distorted or ignored by other media. Beyond Chron presents a critical look at the cutting edge issues of the day. Beyond Chron is published by the San Francisco-based Tenderloin Housing Clinic. Clinic Director Randy Shaw is the paper’s editor. Shaw is a longtime San Francisco activist who has published four books on activism, including The Activist’s Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century and Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century.     Address: 126 Hyde Street, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 771-9850     Fax: (415) 771-1287     Email: feedback@beyondchron.org     Web: http://www.beyondchron.org/     [12 Apr 2015]

Beyond Pesticides     A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., which works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides. The founders, who established Beyond Pesticides as a nonprofit membership organization in 1981, felt that without the existence of such an organized, national network, local, state and national pesticide policy would become, under chemical industry pressure, increasingly unresponsive to public health and environmental concerns. Beyond Pesticides believes that people must have a voice in decisions that affect them directly. We believe decisions should not be made for us by chemical companies or by decision makers who either do not have all of the facts or refuse to consider them.     Web: http://www.beyondpesticides.org     [09 Apr 2017]

Big Think Studios     A group of advertising and graphic design professionals dedicated to social change. We craft strategies and communication materials that inspire people to take action to improve the world around them. We understand this is no small task. That’s why we think big. Our clients come to us because we’re experts at transforming complex issues into simple, powerful messages. We help you set achievable marketing goals, motivate your target audience, and distinguish your brand identity. We do all of this with creativity, a strong commitment to collaboration, and a healthy dose of humor.     Address: 512 Missouri Street, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 934-1111     Email: lael@bigthinkstudios.com     Web: http://www.bigthinkstudios.com/     [17 Apr 2016]

Bike East Bay     Works for safe, convenient and enjoyable bicycling for all people in the East Bay. We are committed to improving access to biking, walking and transit for all residents of the East Bay, with particular attention to those communities and areas that have been historically underserved. We seek to increase bicycling to improve the health and quality of life of all residents, reduce environmental impacts and make our streets and communities vibrant places to live, work and play.     Address: POBox 1736, Oakland CA 94604     Voice: (510) 845-RIDE (7433)     Web: https://bikeeastbay.org     [09 Aug 2014]

The Bike Kitchen     Teaches people of all ages and backgrounds how to repair bicycles. The Bike Kitchen promotes personal development and provides leadership opportunities. Operating as a cooperative shop, we provide affordable ways to acquire and maintain a bike, encourage re-use and recycling, and work with community groups to get more people on bicycles.     Address: 650H Florida Street (between 18th and 19th), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 506-RIDE (7433)     Web: http://www.bikekitchen.org     [09 Aug 2014]

Bike Walk Alameda     Mission is to make our city a safe and enjoyable place to walk and bike. We support active and healthy citizens by promoting everyday walking and biking in and around Alameda and seek to enhance our environment by removing barriers that restrict our ability to walk and bike comfortably and safely. We believe in developing positive partnerships in order to accomplish our goals and in educating to reach our goals. By working together, we can enhance the quality of life on the island.     Address: POBox 2732, Alameda CA 94501     Voice: (510) 595-4690     Fax: (510) 595-4690 (same as voice)     Web: http://www.bikealameda.org/     [13 Apr 2014]

Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC)     Protects the right of political expression to strengthen participatory democracy, and to fulfill the promise of the Bill of Rights for everyone. We seek to hold government accountable to We the People and create a nation where police and intelligence agencies cannot be used as tools of repression or to silence dissent. Our work will ensure government accountability and transparency, end profiling based on personal characteristics (such as race, religion, ideology or gender) by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and will protect our private information and activities from unwarranted government spying.     Web: http://www.bordc.org     [09 Apr 2017]

Bill of Rights Defense Committee & Defending Dissent Foundation (BORDC/DDF)     Protects the right of political expression to strengthen participatory democracy, and to fulfill the promise of the Bill of Rights for everyone. We seek to hold government accountable to We the People and create a nation where police and intelligence agencies cannot be used as tools of repression or to silence dissent. Our work will ensure government accountability and transparency, end profiling based on personal characteristics (such as race, religion, ideology or gender) by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and will protect our private information and activities from unwarranted government spying.     Web: http://bordc.org/     [21 Jan 2017]

Bill Wilson Center     Provides direct services to more than 3,500 children, youth, young adults and families in Santa Clara County through our various programs. We reach more than 34,000 clients indirectly through our Street Outreach and crisis line programs. Bill Wilson Center programs focus on housing, education, counseling, and advocacy. Bill Wilson Center is committed to working with the community to ensure that every youth has access to the range of services needed to grow to be healthy and self-sufficient adults. Bill Wilson Center has been providing services to runaway and homeless youth since 1973.     Address: 3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara CA 95050     Voice: (408) 243-0222     Fax: (408) 246-5752     Email: bwcmail@billwilsoncenter.org     Web: http://www.billwilsoncenter.org     [17 Jan 2015]

Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center     Provides community, leadership, advocacy, services and support to the Silicon Valley’s LGBTQ People and their Allies.     Address: 938 The Alameda, San Jose CA 95126     Voice: (408) 293-3040     Email: fabulous@defrank.org     Web: http://www.defrank.org   http://www.Facebook.com/billydefrank     [25 Mar 2017]

Blackbird Family Therapy, Inc.     A social enterprise that advances a mission of creating social change by promoting mental health training and services. Provides on site continuing education credit trainings on mental health topics to people who work in a variety of professions, including: Psychologists, Psychiatrists, LCSWs, & MFTs (CEUs) Attorneys (continuing legal education – CLE) Law Enforcement Foster Care & Juvenile Justice Professionals Nurses, Physicians, & Health Care Professionals     Voice: (510) 594-4332     Web: http://blackbirdfamilytherapy.com     [07 Jan 2017]

Blue Planet United (Pop!ulation Press)     A public-benefit non-profit organization that helps people make connections between population stabilization, sustainable consumption, and the preservation of wild landscapes and seascapes. We create educational films, web sites, and print publications that foster environmental awareness and action to save the last great wild places of this tiny blue planet.     Web: http://www.populationpress.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Bolerium Books     Purveyors of rare and out-of-print books, posters, and ephemera on social movements.     Address: 2141 Mission Street, Suite 300 (between 17th & 18th Streets, 3rd floor), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 863-6353; (800) 326-6353     Fax: (415) 255-6499     Email: info@bolerium.com     Web: http://www.bolerium.com     [09 Aug 2014]

The Borneo Project     Brings international attention and support to community-led efforts to defend forests, sustainable livelihoods, and human rights. Protecting human rights and environmental integrity in Borneo is a critical component of the global movement for a just and peaceful world.     Address: c/o Earth Island Institute, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 460, Berkeley CA 94704     Email: info@borneoproject.org     Web: http://borneoproject.org     [18 Oct 2015]

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County     Our mission is to inspire and enable young people to realize their full potential and contribute to their communities. Our vision for children and youth is that: Every child achieves academic success, and has developed a plan for their future Every child is physically active every day Every child develops a positive sense of self     Address: 201 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco CA 94080     Voice: (650) 589-7090     Web: http://www.theclubs.org     [09 Oct 2016]

Brass Liberation Orchestra (BLO)     Makes loud on the streets to inspire, instigate, agitate, mourn, celebrate, and communicate. We stand in solidarity with groups and movements who are working for a more just and equitable world. We are a work in progress. We work to build a multigender/multiracial/multigenerational group that enhances and strengthens the culture of the Left.     Web: http://brassliberation.org/     [12 Apr 2015]

Brave New Films     Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films are at the forefront of the fight to create a just America, and we want you to join us. Using new media and internet video campaigns, Brave New Films has created a quick-strike capability that informs the public, challenges corporate media with the truth, and motivates people to take action on social issues nationwide. We are an organization that can produce a hard-hitting three-minute video in less than 24 hours that exposes John McCain’s double talk, for instance, and receive 9 million views around the world.     Web: http://www.bravenewfilms.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Bread & Roses     Brings hope and healing through live music to isolated individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our performances uplift the spirits of children undergoing chemotherapy, teens battling substance abuse, families in homeless shelters, veterans recovering from wounds visible and invisible, seniors nearing the end of life transition, and others living apart from friends and family while facing challenging times.     Address: 233 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 100, Corte Madera CA 94925-1415     Voice: (415) 945-7120     Email: info@breadandroses.org     Web: http://www.breadandroses.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

Breast Cancer Action (BCAction)     Among the endless sea of lucrative breast cancer charities, corporate donors, and pharmaceutical-funded research agendas, the independent voice that defines Breast Cancer Action has never been more urgently needed, and our relevance as an activist watchdog organization is greater than ever. At BCAction, we focus on systemic interventions that will address the root causes of the disease and produce broad public health benefits. These benefits will ensure that fewer women develop breast cancer and die from breast cancer and no community bears a disproportionate burden of diagnosis or death from this disease.     Address: 657 Mission Street, Suite 302, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 243-9301; (877) 2STOPBC (toll-free)     Email: info@bcaction.org     Web: http://www.bcaction.org     [05 Oct 2014]

Breast Cancer Fund (TBCF)     Works to connect the dots between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in our everyday environments. We translate the growing body of scientific evidence linking breast cancer and environmental exposures into public education and advocacy campaigns that protect our health and reduce breast cancer risk. We help transform how our society thinks about and uses chemicals and radiation, with the goal of preventing breast cancer and sustaining health and life. We find practical solutions so that our children, grandchildren and planet can thrive.     Address: 1388 Sutter Street, Suite 400, San Francisco CA 94109-5400     Voice: (415) 346-8223     Email: info@breastcancerfund.org     Web: http://www.breastcancerfund.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust (BALT)     Works with Contra Costa farmers and the community so that future generations in the Bay Area will have a local source of food. The rich agricultural lands on the urban edge of Contra Costa County include more than 12,000 acres of irrigated farmland located just fifty miles from the Bay Area. With rich delta soils, ample water and a year-round growing season, Brentwood farms have provided food for the Bay Area since the 1880’s. Today Brentwood farmers continue to grow a remarkable diversity of food, primarily fruits and vegetables.     Address: POBox 2046, Brentwood CA 94513     Voice: (925) 634-6738     Email: brentwoodagtrust@sbcglobal.net     Web: http://www.brentwoodaglandtrust.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

Brisbane Baylands Community Advisory Group (BBCAG)     Purpose is to provide an open forum and community-based input from the communities of Brisbane, Daly City, and San Francisco, and to advise the agencies charged with the remediation actions on the area commonly referred to as the Brisbane Baylands. Formed in response to an application to the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Under the auspices of the DTSC, the BBCAG has investigated and continues to investigate toxic contamination in the Brisbane Baylands.     Voice: (415) 468-1548     Email: maryc@gutekanst.com     Web: http://www.bbcag.com/     [15 Jul 2017]

Brush Fire Painting Workshops     Uses the power of the arts to heal hearts and transform lives. We teach Process Oriented Painting to unleash the therapeutic qualities of the creative process. We believe creativity is a basic human need; we strive to bring art to the lives of marginalized youth throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.     Address: 743 Taraval Street, Suite 302 (at 19th Avenue), San Francisco CA 94116     Voice: (415) 572-3159     Web: http://www.PaintBrushFire.org     [12 Jan 2014]

Buddhist Peace Fellowship (BPF)     Mission is to serve as a catalyst for socially engaged Buddhism. Our purpose is to help beings liberate themselves from the suffering that manifests in individuals, relationships, institutions, and social systems. BPF’s programs, publications, and practice groups link Buddhist teachings of wisdom and compassion with progressive social change.     Address: POBox 3470, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 239-3764     Web: http://www.bpf.org     [07 Jan 2017]

Build It Green     Works with building and real estate professionals, local and state governments, and homeowners to increase awareness and adoption of green building practices. Our mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices in California through outreach and education. Our vision is for a more sustainable world where all homes are built to support the health and vitality of people and the natural environment. We believe that changing how homes are designed, built, and remodeled is essential to preventing climate change, minimizing pollution, and protecting natural resources for future generations.     Address: 1330 Broadway, Suite 1702, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 590-3360     Fax: (510) 590-3361     Web: http://www.builditgreen.org/     [12 Apr 2015]

Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)     BOSS provides comprehensive services that help homeless families and individuals move from homelessness to homes ~ with improved skills and knowledge of resources so they can stay healthy and housed. First established in 1971 in response to the closure of mental health hospitals which put many mentally ill men and women onto the streets, today BOSS serves over 1,500 homeless families and individuals with multiple barriers to self-sufficiency. We do our work through a network of housing and service programs in Berkeley, Oakland, and Hayward.     Address: 1918 University Avenue #2A, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 649-1930     Fax: (510) 649-0627     Web: http://www.self-sufficiency.org     [09 Aug 2014]

Building REsources     San Francisco’s only source for reusable, recycled and remanufactured building and landscaping materials. Building Resources is a not for profit organization dedicated to providing our community with low cost high quality materials, in a friendly, clean and organized setting. Our 1 1/2 acres are full of wonderful finds and great values. Project ideas are demonstrated throughout our buildings and gardens, all of which are built using 100% reused materials.     Address: 701 Amador Street, San Francisco CA 94124     Voice: (415) 285-7814     Fax: (415) 285-4689     Email: info@buildingresources.org     Web: http://www.buildingresources.org/     [09 Oct 2016]

Bullfrog Films     The leading US publisher of independently-produced, environmental DVDs & videos that point the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and for our descendants. We also distribute world-famous performing arts programs from Rhombus Media.     Web: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com     [16 Jul 2016]

Bureau of Public Secrets     This web site features “The Joy of Revolution” and other writings by Ken Knabb (collected in the book PUBLIC SECRETS) as well as Knabb’s translations from the Situationist International (the notorious group that helped trigger the May 1968 revolt in France).     Address: POBox 1044, Berkeley CA 94701     Email: knabb@bopsecrets.org     Web: http://www.bopsecrets.org     [09 Aug 2014]

Burma Humanitarian Mission (BHM)     Seeks a healthy and vibrant Burma where the human rights of all people are protected and empowers people from around the world to exercise their health to support and advocate on behalf of the people of Burma. BHM supports community-based backpack medics who administer village healthcare services in Burma, grass-roots education projects that empower the youth of Burma and projects that promote cross-cultural sharing and collaboration for refugees from Burma living in the U.S.     Web: http://burmamission.org     [09 Aug 2014]

Burmese American Democratic Alliance (BADA)     The primary objective of BADA is to help bring democracy, freedom and prosperity to the (60 million) people of Burma through advocacy, awareness, partnerships and corporations. We therefore strive to be an exemplar and a beacon of hope to the fellow citizens of Burma who has been seeking democracy and freedom for decades. We work, To highlight the social injustices and human rights abuses in Burma To provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Burma To inform, educate and raise awareness of the social, political, and economic situation in Burma to the American people To promote culture, education, and social activities in the Community     Address: 1952 Mcnair Street, Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (415) 895-BADA     Email: badaonline@gmail.com     Web: http://www.badasf.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

Burning Issues     Provides public education about the medical hazards of exposure to wood smoke and other fine particulate pollution. Smoke from residential burning of wood and coal, wood burning restaurants and outdoor burning of wood, leaves, crops, tires and debris is permeating our neighborhoods, resulting in high ground level concentrations of toxic air pollution.     Address: Box 1045, Point Arena CA 95468-1045     Email: Mary.Rozenberg@gmail.com     Web: http://burningissues.org     [12 Jan 2014]

Los Angeles Bus Riders Union     Recognized nationally for its historic civil rights Consent Decree and signature creative tactics, the Bus Riders Union is a multiracial dynamo of 200 active members, 3,000 dues-paying members, and 50,000 supporters on the buses of L.A. The BRU has literally saved public transportation in Los Angeles and become the country’s largest grassroots mass transit advocacy organization. From our focus on mass transit, the BRU carries out a wide, multi-issue progressive agenda based in comprehensive principles of unity and strong membership agreement.     Web: http://www.busridersunion.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)     BALLE (pronounced bolly) was founded in 2001 to nurture and curate the emergence of a new economy – one that will gradually displace our destructive and failing economy with a system that supports the health, prosperity, and happiness for all people and regenerates the vital ecosystems upon which our economy depends. With a focus on real change within a generation, BALLE works to identify and connect pioneering leaders, spread solutions, and attract investment toward local economies.     Address: 2323 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 587-9417     Email: info@bealocalist.org     Web: http://livingeconomies.org/     [25 Jan 2015]

Buy Local Berkeley     Our mission is to boost our strong, vibrant local economy: Shifting consumer spending to independent, locally-owned & operated businesses whenever possible. Connecting consumers with businesses, promoting Berkeley’s amazing, unique businesses and producers. Marketing, publicity, advertising, education on the social, economic, cultural, environmental and community benefits and personal joys of shopping local, unique businesses. Empowering independent, locally-owned & operated businesses to promote their business and communicate the benefits of Buying Local.     Address: c/o Berkeley Chamber of Commerce, 1834 University Avenue, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 219-5524     Email: buylocalberkeley@gmail.com     Web: http://www.buylocalberkeley.org     [17 Apr 2016]

Cal Tzedek     Progressive Jewish Students of U.C. Berkeley.     Web: http://caltzedek.blogspot.com/     [20 Sep 2014]

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)     Dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers. Through direct advocacy, community education, legislation and litigation it has been CANHR’s goal to educate and support long term care consumers and advocates regarding the rights and remedies under the law, and to create a united voice for long term care reform and humane alternatives to institutionalization.     Address: 650 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 974-5171; (800) 474-1116     Email: canhrmail@canhr.org     Web: http://www.canhr.org/     [09 Aug 2014]

California Anti-SLAPP Project (CASP)     A public interest law firm and policy organization dedicated to fighting Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) in California. Often these suits are filed in the form of claims of defamation, libel, slander, malicious prosecution and/or abuse of process, among others.     Address: 2903 Sacramento Street, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 486-9123     Fax: (510) 486-9708     Email: info[at]casp[dot]net     Web: http://www.casp.net     [07 Jul 2015]

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)     A full-service organic certification agency and trade association passionate about being the leading voice for organic, and certifying, educating, advocating, and promoting organic. CCOF is more than just a certifier; we’re your partner in the organic movement. We support and promote organic through certification, education, and advocacy. Buying organic is a direct investment in the future of our planet, so we work to grow the organic market and our members’ businesses by educating consumers about this important relationship to our food.     Address: 2155 Delaware Avenue, Suite 150, Santa Cruz CA 95060     Voice: (831) 423-2263     Fax: (831) 423-4528     Email: ccof@ccof.org     Web: http://www.ccof.org/     [09 Aug 2014]

California Clean Money Action Fund     A non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(4) organization that is the political advocacy arm of the 501(c)(3) California Clean Money Campaign. The California Clean Money Action Fund has been fighting for legislation and ballot measures to limit the undue influence of Big Money in California politics since 2006. Our supporters include over 100,000 Californians that either are active Clean Money members or who have signed the petition for Clean Money or the California DISCLOSE Act.     Web: http://www.yesfairelections.org/     [22 Jan 2017]

California Clean Money Campaign     A non-profit, non-partisan organization that started its efforts in March, 2002 when it became increasingly clear that politics in California is dominated by Big Money special interests, not voters. It gets worse every year. Our long-term mission is to educate Californians about the need to clean up its broken campaign finance system by bringing real campaign disclosure and full Clean Money, Fair Elections public financing of campaigns to California so that everybody has a voice and so that politicians are accountable to voters, not special interests.     Web: http://www.caclean.org     [25 Jan 2015]

California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN)     A coalition that advances policy solutions at the nexus of climate change and sustainable agriculture. There is an increasingly urgent scientific, economic and social mandate for agriculture to address climate change with boldness and innovation. In California, climate change is expected to cause prolonged and frequent heat waves, drier conditions, reduced water resources and increased pest and disease pressures. These profound challenges to the viability of California agriculture require action. The vision for California’s agricultural future that has long been articulated and modeled by sustainable agriculture provides powerful solutions to the climate crisis.     Address: POBox 1366, Sebastopol CA 95473     Voice: (707) 329-6374     Email: info@calclimateag.org     Web: calclimateag.org     [09 Oct 2016]

California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP)     A grassroots social justice organization, with members inside and outside prison, that challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender people, and communities of color by the prison industrial complex (PIC). We see the struggle for racial and gender justice as central to dismantling the PIC and we prioritize the leadership of the people, families, and communities most impacted in building this movement.     Address: 1540 Market Street, Suite 490, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 255-7036 x4     Fax: (415) 552-3150     Email: info@womenprisoners.org     Web: http://www.womenprisoners.org     [23 Oct 2016]

California FarmLink     Mission is to link independent farmers and ranchers to the land and financing they need for a sustainable future. California FarmLink began as a technical assistance provider and linking service for aspiring farmers looking to connect with retiring farmers. Over its history, FarmLink has diversified to provide other critical services to farmers. Currently, FarmLink provides access to capital and land to low income, beginning, underserved, minority and small-scale farmers.     Web: http://californiafarmlink.org/     [25 Jan 2015]

California First Amendment Coalition (CFAC (SEE-fak))     An award-winning, nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to advancing free speech, more open and accountable government, and public participation in civic affairs.     Web: http://www.cfac.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA)     As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization exclusively focused on food policy, CFPA can dedicate the whole of its time, resources, and energy towards increasing low-income Californians access to healthy food.     Address: 436 14th Street, Suite 1220, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 433-1122     Fax: (510) 433-1131     Email: george@cfpa.net     Web: http://www.cfpa.net/     [17 Apr 2016]

California Housing Law Project (CHLP)     A project of the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation in collaboration with other leading housing and legal services advocacy groups. The Law Project focuses on affordable housing advocacy in the state legislature, as well as outreach and education on a wide variety of affordable housing and land use issues. Through the Housing Advocates website, the Law Project seeks to provide comprehensive and up-to-date information on statewide housing policy issues of interest to affordable housing and homeless advocates in California.     Web: http://www.housingadvocates.org     [25 Jan 2015]

California Indian Environmental Alliance (CIEA)     CIEA’s core programs are the the Mercury Tribal Health Program, Tribal Self-Advocacy Program and the Native Youth Environmental Leadership Program. A fourth program the Global Mercury Program links California Tribes with the Minamata Global Mercury Treaty. Together these programs empower California Indian communities to practice subsistence fishing cultures, avoid mercury and PCBs in fish, self-advocate for cleanup of California lands and waterways, and train the future generation to be environmental stewards.     Address: POBox 2128, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 848-2043     Email: sherri@cieaweb.org     Web: http://www.ciea-health.org/     [09 Apr 2017]

California Institute for Rural Studies (CIRS)     We want to increase social justice in rural California for all residents, building sustainable communities based on a healthy agriculture. Foremost in our work will be marginalized populations. The goals of our public interest research are to strengthen social justice and increase the sustainability of California’s rural communities. Our work informs public policy and inspires action for social change while providing a fact-based foundation for organizations and individuals working to ameliorate rural injustice.     Web: http://www.cirsinc.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)     CIIS is pioneering a unique educational vision. The university encompasses 18 leading-edge graduate programs and an undergraduate program that attract passionate learners and international renown. At CIIS, you engage in issues vital to you, to today’s world, and to your personal growth, exploring the deep connections that unite them. You study in innovative graduate programs or complete your bachelor’s degree, all in an academically rigorous setting. Here you find the knowledge and experience you need for the life and career you want.     Address: 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 575-6100     Email: admissions@ciis.edu     Web: http://www.ciis.edu     [09 Aug 2014]

California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL)     Mission of California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL) is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy. This ministry intends to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard public health, and ensure sufficient, sustainable energy for all.     Address: 369 Pine Street, Suite 700, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 391-4214     Fax: (415) 561-4892     Web: http://www.interfaithpower.org/     [25 Jan 2015]

California Labor Federation     Made up of more than 1,200 AFL-CIO and Change to Win unions, representing 2.1 million union members in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries. The California Labor Federation is dedicated to promoting and defending the interests of working people and their families for the betterment of California’s communities. From legislative campaigns to grassroots organizing, our affiliates are actively engaged in every aspect of California’s economy and government.     Address: 600 Grand Avenue, Suite 410, Oakland CA 94610-3561     Voice: (510) 663-4000     Fax: (510) 663-4099     Email: info@calaborfed.org     Web: http://www.calaborfed.org     [17 Apr 2016]

California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV)     The non-partisan political action arm of California’s environmental movement. The CLCV mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable.     Address: 350 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 1100, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 271-0900; (800) 755-3224     Fax: (510) 271-0901     Web: http://www.ecovote.org     [18 Oct 2015]

California Legislative Information     A web site containing the complete texts of California Codes, the California Constitution, and all statutes enacted on or after 1 Jan 1993, plus information on pending legislation.     Web: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/     [10 Aug 2014]

California Native Plant Society (CNPS)     Works to protect California’s native plant heritage and preserve it for future generations. CNPS actively promotes the use of science in land use and management decisions through our Online Rare Plant Inventory and essential reference book: Manual of California Vegetation, 2nd Edition, both of which are the most advanced resources available for identifying and managing critical habitat in California. We work closely with decision-makers, scientists, and local planners to advocate for well-informed and environmental friendly policies, regulations, and land management practices.     Web: http://www.cnps.org     [12 Apr 2015]

California Newsreel     Produces and distributes cutting edge, social justice films that inspire, educate and engage audiences. Founded in 1968, Newsreel is the oldest non-profit, social issue documentary film center in the country, the first to marry media production and contemporary social movements.     Address: 44 Gough Street, Suite 303, San Francisco CA 94103-5424     Voice: (415) 284-7800     Fax: (415) 284-7801     Email: contact@newsreel.org     Web: http://www.newsreel.org/     [13 Apr 2014]

California Nurses Association (CNA)     A premiere organization of registered nurses and one of the nation’s fastest growing labor and professional organizations in the U.S. with more than 86,000 members in hospitals, clinics and home health agencies in all 50 states. In the past 15 years, CNA/NNOC has grown by nearly 400 percent. CNA/NNOC is also a founding member of the 185,000-member National Nurses United, which in 2009 united CNA/NNOC, the United American Nurses, and the Massachusetts Nurses Association to create the largest union and professional association of nurses in U.S. history.     Web: http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/site/entry/california-nurses-association     [25 Jan 2015]

California Physicians Alliance     Health care is a human right. Our mission is to educate and advocate for health care reform in order to achieve guaranteed, high quality, comprehensive and equally accessible care for all. While the California Physicians Alliance supports efforts to help all people obtain health care, we work to establish a publicly financed, non-profit single-payer health care system in California and the nation. We were founded in 1987 as California Physicians Alliance (CaPA) with the goal of promoting progressive change in health care at the state and national levels. From 1993 to July 2016, CaPA also was the California chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program. That affiliation agreement has now been dissolved, and the California Physicians Alliance has returned to using its original name.     Web: http://caphysiciansalliance.org/     [13 Aug 2016]

California Prison Focus (CPF)     We stand up strong against the cruel and torturous conditions of the California prison system, especially advocating for the immediate shut down of all SHU (Security Housing Units) cells and similar conditions of solitary confinement. We publish a quarterly magazine, Prison Focus, distributed free to SHU prisoners, $6 a year to other prisoners, and $20 a year to former prisoners, their family members, activists, and friends of CPF. We travel regularly to Pelican Bay and Corcoran state prisons to uncover and disseminate information on the current conditions prisoners must endure.     Address: near 19th Street BART, 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 507, Oakland CA 94612     Email: contact@prisons.org     Web: http://www.prisons.org     [26 Jan 2015]

California Program on Access to Care (CPAC)     An applied policy research center of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health that identifies, tracks, and analyzes policies to improve health care access for the state’s most vulnerable populations, including migrants, agricultural workers, the working poor, low-income women and children, prisoners, and the recently released. CPAC was established in August 1997 at the behest of the California State Legislature. CPAC’s directive, as set by the UC Office of the President, is to serve as a critical linkage between the expertise of the University of California faculty and policy makers to improve access to care for vulnerable Californians.     Address: 50 University Hall, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 643-3140     Fax: (510) 642-7861     Email: cpac@berkeley.edu     Web: http://cpac.berkeley.edu     [09 Apr 2017]

California Public Health Association – North (CPHA)     We influence the development of statewide health policy through our: Strong working relationships with the State legislature and administration, local health officials, and elected representatives Close ties with schools of public health, teaching hospitals, and the research community Collaboration with community-based organizations and coalitions, advocates, and labor unions Dialogue with public and private health care providers, traditional and non-traditional     Address: 555 Twelfth Street, 10th floor, Oakland CA 94607-4046     Email: office@cphan.org     Web: http://www.cphan.org     [10 Aug 2014]

California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG)     A consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. For decades, we’ve stood up for consumers, countering the influence of big banks, insurers, chemical manufacturers and other powerful special interests. Our team of researchers uncover the facts; our staff bring our findings to the public, through the media as well as one-on-one interactions; and our advocates are bringing the voice of the public to the halls of power on behalf of consumers.     Web: http://calpirg.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

California Straw Building Association (CASBA)     We are a non-profit organization whose members are designers,contractors, owner builders, and people interested in straw building. We serve as a clearinghouse for information and as a network of resources. Since 1996, our members have worked to develop testing and to improve techniques and standards for building with straw, in order to gain its acceptance by municipalities, officials, lenders, and insurance companies throughout California. There are now many fine examples of permitted straw bale homes throughout the state, as well as a number of commercial buildings, that stand as a testament to this pioneering work.     Web: http://www.strawbuilding.org     [17 Apr 2016]

California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC)     A broad network of student sustainability organizations throughout the state. Managed and coordinated by students and recent alumni, we strive to implement policies and programs at various institutional levels that enhance the three key components of sustainability: ecology, economy, and equity. CSSC provides a platform for driving institutional change and a forum for networking and sharing best practices. CSSC is also a community of student activists who support one another both directly and indirectly. CSSC members develop personal leadership, skills, and direction. CSSC is an inclusive organization and finds strength in diversity. Like the Swedish proverb, CSSC members believe that shared pain is half pain and shared joy is double joy.     Web: http://www.sustainabilitycoalition.org/     [17 Apr 2016]

California Trade Justice Coalition (CTJC)     We are a grassroots coalition across California fighting for better trade policy and an economy that works for all. A new coalition of labor, environmental, family farm, public health, immigrant rights, human rights, pro-democracy, and socially conscious business leaders — all committed to building a strong California economy that works for all.     Address: 436 14th Street, Suite 1216, Oakland CA 94612     Email: aaron@citizenstrade.org     Web: http://catradejustice.org/     [06 Apr 2017]

California Voter Foundation     A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working through research, oversight, outreach and demonstration projects to improve the election process so that it better serves the needs and interests of voters.     Web: http://www.calvoter.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

California Walks     A statewide organization of affiliated nonprofit and volunteer groups dedicated to creating healthy, safe, and walkable communities. Our mission is to provide a statewide voice for pedestrian safety and walkable communities through policy advocacy, community empowerment, and a growing unified statewide network of local community organizations and affiliates—with particular focus on healthy equity and communities disparately impacted by pedestrian injuries and fatalities.     Address: 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 709, Oakland CA 94612     Voice:  (510) 292-4435     Fax: (510) 292-4436     Email: info@californiawalks.org     Web: http://www.californiawalks.org/     [10 Aug 2014]

Californians for Electoral Reform (CfER)     We are a nonpartisan coalition of Californians who believe that all citizens deserve equal and satisfactory representation in government. We are working to change California’s voting methods to realize this vision.     Web: http://CFER.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Californians for GE-Free Agriculture     A statewide coalition of organic and sustainable agriculture and food safety organizations committed to ecologically responsible and economically viable agriculture. Californians for GE-Free Agriculture provides education and resources in support of the rights of farmers and communities to evaluate and address the environmental, human health and economic risks of genetic engineering in agriculture.     Web: http://www.calgefree.org/     [26 Jan 2015]

Californians for Justice (CFJ)     A statewide grassroots organization working for racial justice by building the power of youth, communities of color, immigrants, low-income families, and LGBTQ communities. Led by students, we organize to advance educational justice and improve our social, economic, and political conditions.     Address: 520 3rd Street #209, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 452-2728     Fax: (510) 452-3552     Web: http://www.caljustice.org     [26 Jan 2015]

Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR)     A statewide coalition of more than 185 organizations, founded in 1996 to fundamentally shift the way pesticides are used in California. CPR’s mission is to protect public health, improve environmental quality and expand a sustainable and just agriculture system by building a diverse movement across California to change statewide and local pesticide policies and practices. CPR has built a diverse, multi-interest coalition to challenge the powerful political and economic forces opposing change. Our member organizations include public health, children’s health, educational and environmental advocates, clean air and water organizations, health practitioners, environmental justice groups, labor, organizations, farmers and sustainable agriculture advocates.     Address: 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1200, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 788-9025     Web: http://www.pesticidereform.org     [23 Oct 2016]

Californians United for A Responsible Budget (CURB)     A broad-based coalition of over 50 organizations seeking to CURB prison spending by reducing the number of people in prison and the number of prisons in the state. CURB seeks member organizations who are working on issues related to the prison industrial complex and organizations concerned about our state budget priorities.     Address: 1322 Webster Street # 210, Oakland CA 94612-3217     Voice: (510) 435-1176     Email: emily@curbprisonspending.org     Web: http://www.curbprisonspending.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Campaign for America’s Future     The strategy center for the progressive movement. Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be. To attain our ultimate goal, we spearhead a compelling progressive agenda that addresses the kitchen-table issues working families face. We regularly convene and educate progressive thinkers, organizers and community activists so our voices will be coordinated, cogent and potent. And we incubate national campaigns on the critical issues that will define America for generations to come.     Web: http://www.ourfuture.org/     [26 Jan 2015]

Campaign for Innocent Victims In Conflict (CIVIC)     Focused on helping civilians caught in the midst of armed conflict. We work directly with people who have the power to transform the planning, conduct, and aftermath of conflicts for civilians—from military officials and policymakers to UN bodies and civilians themselves. Our staff is found in places like Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Afghanistan, with our headquarters in Washington, DC.     Web: http://www.civicworldwide.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Bay Area Campaign for New Priorities     Brings together organizations and individuals from diverse constituencies, communities and movements to demand of our public officials a change of direction for the U.S. – one that prioritizes putting people back to work, restoring and fully funding essential public services, rebuilding and repairing infrastructure, funding the development of new alternative energy technologies, cleaning up and protecting the environment, developing a sustainable peace economy, reducing poverty and inequality, and generally meeting important social and other human needs.     Web: http://newprioritiescampaign.org/     [06 Jul 2015]

Campaign to End the Death Penalty (CEDP)     A national grassroots organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment. We have active chapters and members across the United States—including California, Texas, Delaware, New York, and Chicago. To win abolition, we need to build a grassroots struggle. We believe that those who have experienced the horrors of death row ?rst hand–death row prisoners themselves and their family members–should be at the forefront of our movement. Their experiences help to shape our strategies.     Web: http://www.nodeathpenalty.org   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cedp_oakland/     [30 Apr 2016]

Canal Alliance     We believe that every new American deserves the opportunity to thrive! We are a non-profit organization on the mission to help low-income, Spanish-speaking immigrants in Marin County acquire the tools they need to thrive. We help improve family stability and prepare immigrants for success at school and work. Our comprehensive programs serve more than 3,000 people annually with services that include crisis counseling, a food pantry, and classes in English, computers and citizenship. We also provide affordable legal help to keep families together.     Address: 91 Larkspur Street, San Rafael CA 94901     Voice: (415) 454-2640     Fax: (415) 454-3967     Email: contact@canalalliance.org     Web: http://www.canalalliance.org     [13 Apr 2014]

CANFIT     When it comes to improving the health of today’s youth, CANFIT is a leader in building community leadership and stimulating change at multiple levels, from individual behavior to public policy. Our unique approach to partnering with communities builds capacity and leadership, while helping to advance sustainable change in low income communities and communities of color.     Address: 2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 610, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 644-1533     Fax: (510) 644-1535     Email: info@canfit.org     Web: http://www.canfit.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Carbusters Magazine     Aims to serve as both an information source and a call to action, providing a full range of content from direct action skills to the latest research developments, feature articles on topics ranging from Driving as Addiction to Ecocity Visions, world news and even cartoons poking fun at the car and oil industries. The magazine shares information, ideas and resources within the movement and informs a broader audience of transport actions and campaigns happening around the world. In this way Carbusters can inspire new activists and nurture current ones.     Web: http://www.carbusters.org/     [10 Aug 2014]

Carfree.com     The web site that goes with the books Carfree Cities and Carfree Design Manual propose a delightful solution to the vexing problem of urban automobiles.     Web: http://www.carfree.com/     [15 Jul 2017]

Carquinez Regional Environmental Education Center (CREEC)     A state and federally recognized, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3), public interest charity incorporated in 1995.The role of this nonprofit organization is to effect wildlife habitat and enhancement, maintenance and restoration projects in the communities and open lands surrounding the Carquinez Strait – California’s most significant wildlife migratory corridor. The sole goal of CREEC is the betterment of the area’s natural resources through cooperative, constructive and mutually beneficial partnerships with the industries, families and agencies who live and work along the Strait.     Web: http://www.creecyouth.org/     [12 Jan 2014]

Cat Support Network     A Trap-Neuter-Return group focused on spay/neuter of feral and free-roaming cats. Adoption of cats/kittens rescued from the streets. A hyper-focused rescue organization specifically created to focus exclusively on cats spay and neutering. Mission is to develop and implement grassroots outreach programs that address cat overpopulation, suffering and wellness in our community.     Address: POBox 3645, Walnut Creek CA 94598     Voice: (925) 252-5445     Email: info@catsupport.net     Web: http://www.catsupport.net     [06 Jul 2015]

Catchafire     A community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back. One way we do this is by matching professionals with nonprofits based on their skills, cause interest and time availability.     Web: https://www.catchafire.org     [17 Apr 2014]

Catholic Charities of San Jose (CCSJ)     Serves and advocates for families and individuals in need, especially those living in poverty. Rooted in gospel values, we work to create a more just and compassionate community in which people of all cultures and beliefs can participate.     Address: 2625 Zanker Road (near Trimble), San Jose CA 95134-2107     Voice: (408) 468-0100     Fax: (408) 944-0275     Web: http://ccsj.org     [10 Aug 2014]

Causa Justa / Just Cause (CJJC)     Builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities. Born through mergers between Black organizations and Latin@ organizations, we build bridges of solidarity between working class communities. We provide tenant rights advocacy and information; fight grassroots campaigns to win immigrant and housing rights; and work toward building a larger movement for social transformation. Through rights-based services, policy campaigns, civic engagement, and direct action, we work to improve conditions in our neighborhoods in the San Francisco / Oakland / Bay Area..     Address: POBox 3596, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 763-5877     Fax: (510) 763-5824     Email: info@cjjc.org     Web: http://www.cjjc.org   https://www.facebook.com/causajusta/     [07 Jan 2017]

Center for a New American Dream     Mission is is to improve well-being by inspiring and empowering all of us to shift the ways we consume. We work with individuals, institutions, businesses, and communities to conserve natural resources, counter the commercialization of our culture, support community engagement, and promote positive changes in the way goods are produced and consumed. New Dream seeks to change social norms around consumption and consumerism and to support the local movement of individuals and communities pursuing lifestyle and community action.     Web: http://www.newdream.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT)     CforAT’s focus is on access to computers and technology for people with disabilities. We do this so children with disabilities can succeed in school, adults with disabilities can find (and keep) jobs and all people with disabilities can use the internet, email and benefit from the digital revolution. CforAT also provides business consulting services to corporations, libraries and government entities. We provide assistance on creating accessible websites and have a test bank of users with disabilities to test products and services. CforAT also works as an advocate on behalf of people with disabilities in proceedings at the California Public Utilities Commission.     Address: 3075 Adeline, Suite 220, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 841-3224     Fax: (510) 841-7956     Email: info1@cforat.org     Web: http://www.cforat.org     [12 Jan 2014]

Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS)     Mission is to research, develop, and advance sustainable food and agricultural systems that are environmentally sound, economically viable, socially responsible, nonexploitative, and that serve as a foundation for future generations. Through our research, education, and outreach programs, the Center works to create agriculture and food systems that sustain both human communities and the environments in which they live. The growing public and academic interest in sustainable agriculture, organic food, resource-conserving farming techniques, and issues of social justice underscores the need for the type of work conducted by Center staff, faculty, and students.     Address: UC Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz CA 95064     Voice: (831) 459-3240     Email: casfs@ucsc.edu     Web: http://casfs.ucsc.edu     [16 Jul 2016]

Center for Biological Diversity, SF Bay Area Office     We believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive. We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.     Address: 1212 Broadway, Street #800, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 844-7100     Fax: (510) 844-7150     Web: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org     [06 Jul 2015]

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)     An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to advance strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, long recognized in the United States and abroad as an influential and pragmatic voice on climate issues.     Web: http://www.c2es.org/     [09 May 2015]

Center for Community Change     Mission is to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better. Right now, we’re empowering the people most affected by injustice to lead movements to improve the policies that affect their lives. Our focus areas include jobs and wages, immigration, retirement security, affordable housing, racial justice and barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals.     Web: http://www.communitychange.org/     [15 Jul 2017]

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)     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.     Web: http://ccrjustice.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for Corporate Policy (CCP)     A non-profit, non-partisan public interest organization working to curb corporate abuses and make corporations publicly accountable.     Web: http://www.corporatepolicy.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

Center for Creative Land Recyling ((CCLR or “see clear”))     A nonprofit organization founded on the belief that intelligent, innovative land use is the key to ensuring a healthy future for both our communities and our environment. Our mission is to enable communities to develop sustainably and equitably through land recycling—restoring underutilized, blighted sites to productive use.     Address: 333 Pine Street, Suite 300, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 398-1080     Fax: (415) 398-5738     Web: http://www.cclr.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for Democracy and Technology     A champion of global online civil liberties and human rights, driving policy outcomes that keep the Internet open, innovative, and free. We believe in the power of the Internet. Whether it’s facilitating entrepreneurial endeavors, providing access to new markets and opportunities, or creating a platform for free speech, the Internet empowers, emboldens and equalizes people around the world. We work to preserve the user-controlled nature of the Internet and champion freedom of expression. We support laws, corporate policies, and technology tools that protect the privacy of Internet users, and advocate for stronger legal controls on government surveillance.     Web: http://www.cdt.org/     [10 Aug 2014]

Center for Digital Democracy (CDD)     Recognized as one of the leading consumer protection and privacy organizations in the United States. Since its founding in 2001 (and prior to that through its predecessor organization, the Center for Media Education), CDD has been at the forefront of research, public education, and advocacy protecting consumers in the digital age.     Web: http://www.democraticmedia.org/     [16 Jul 2016]

Center For Digital Storytelling (CDS)     We create spaces for transforming lives and communities, through the acts of listening to and sharing stories. Since 1993, we have partnered with organizations around the world on projects in StoryWork, digital storytelling, and other forms of digital media production. Our public workshops support individuals in creating and sharing stories.     Address: 1250 Addison Street, Suite 103, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 548-2065     Email: info@storycenter.org     Web: http://www.storycenter.org   http://www.silencespeaks.org     [09 Apr 2017]

Center for Ecoliteracy (CEL)     Advances ecological education in K–12 schools. We recognize that students need to experience and understand how nature sustains life and how to live accordingly. We engage with school communities, foundations, filmmakers, and other change agents to further education that is smart, hopeful, and vital. Founded in 1995, the Center creates books and resources, offers professional development, and provides strategic consulting. Our work is based on systems thinking, leadership dynamics, and how young people learn. We recognize nature as our teacher and that sustainability is a community practice.     Address: The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 270, Berkeley CA 94704-1377     Voice: (510) 845-4595     Email: info@ecoliteracy.org     Web: http://www.ecoliteracy.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)     Conducts both professional research and public education. The professional research is oriented towards filling important gaps in the understanding of particular economic and social problems, or the impact of specific policies. The public education portion of CEPR’s mission is to present the findings of professional research, both by CEPR and others, in a manner that allows broad segments of the public to know exactly what is at stake in major policy debates. An informed public should be able to choose policies that lead to an improving quality of life, both for people within the United States and around the world.     Web: http://www.cepr.net     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR)     Works to promote social justice through human rights. In a world where poverty and inequality deprive entire communities of dignity, justice and sometimes life, we seek to uphold the universal human rights of every human being to education, health, food, water, housing, work, and other economic, social and cultural rights essential to human dignity.     Web: http://www.cesr.org/     [10 Aug 2014]

Center for Ecosystem Survival (CES)     We are committed to inspiring participation and awareness in the preservation of fragile ecosystems by providing opportunities for personal direct action to save the diversity of life on Earth. Since 1988 we have focused our efforts on protecting entire ecosystems and natural communities, not just individual species, to ensure a long term conservation strategy. We raise donations and awareness for these biologically diverse ecosystems through our Adoption Programs, Conservation Meters and Insect Discovery Lab. We partner with schools, universities, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, natural history museums, and science centers worldwide to protect wildlife and nature.     Address: 699 Mississippi Street, Suite 106, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 648-3392     Email: info@savenature.org     Web: http://www.savenature.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI)     A non-profit Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) health plan for seniors age 55 and older who prefer not to move into a nursing home but whose health problems make it impossible for them to stay at home without the help of caregivers. Serving people in the East Bay (of San Francisco Bay). Provides high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, which promote autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities.     Address: 510 17th Street, Suite 400, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 433-1150     Fax: (510) 452-8836     Email: info@cei.elders.org     Web: http://www.cei.elders.org/     [17 Apr 2016]

Center for Environmental Health (CEH)     Protects people from toxic chemicals by working with communities, consumers, workers, government, and the private sector to demand and support business practices that are safe for public health and the environment.     Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite 302, Oakland CA 94612-3017     Voice: (510) 655-3900     Fax: (510) 655-9100     Web: http://www.ceh.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

Center for Food Safety (West Coast Office) (CFS)     A national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect human health and the environment by curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture. CFS also educates consumers concerning the definition of organic food and products. CFS uses legal actions, groundbreaking scientific and policy reports, books and other educational materials, market pressure and grass roots campaigns through our True Food Network. CFS’s successful legal cases collectively represent a landmark body of case law on food and agricultural issues.     Address: 303 Sacramento Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 826-2770     Fax: (415) 826-0507     Email: info@truefoodnow.org     Web: http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ)     A national, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that provides organizing and technical assistance to grassroots community groups in the environmental health and justice movement. CHEJ was founded in 1981 by Lois Gibbs, who helped win the relocation of over 900 families from their neighborhood which was contaminated by chemicals leaking from the Love Canal landfill in Niagara Falls, NY. Through this effort, Gibbs and her neighbors woke up the nation to recognize the link between people’s exposures to dangerous chemicals in their community and serious public health impacts.     Web: http://www.chej.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for Human Rights and Privacy (CeHRP)     Dedicated to the promotion of human rights and privacy in the United States. Our current project involves the use of surveillance technologies by local police and other government agencies. CeHRP was founded by Mike Katz-Lacabe and Margarita Lacabe and welcomes the collaboration of other human rights and privacy activists.     Web: https://www.cehrp.org/     [18 Feb 2017]

Center for Independence of the Disabled (CID)     A private, nonprofit corporation located in San Mateo, California. Incorporated in 1979, CID is a consumer-driven, community-based, services and advocacy organization serving San Mateo County. By federal mandate, the majority of our Staff, Management, and Board of Directors consist of people with disabilities.     Address: 1515 South EI Camino Real, Suite 400, San Mateo CA 94402     Voice: (650) 645-1780; (650) 522-9313 (TTY)     Fax: (650) 645-1785     Web: http://cidsanmateo.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for Independent Living (Berkeley) (CIL)     Pprovides direct services to residents of Alameda and West Contra Costa Counties with disabilities. We also offer extensive information and referral to anyone who needs them. Founded in Berkeley, California, the Center for Independent Living (CIL) emerged from the independent living movement of the 1960’s as a powerful force in helping people with disabilities achieve their independence.     Address: 3075 Adeline St, Suite 100, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 841-4776     Fax: (510) 841-6168     Email: info@cilberkeley.org     Web: http://www.cilberkeley.org/     [13 Aug 2014]

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)     Works to strengthen and use international law and institutions to protect the environment, promote human health, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL also has a vibrant intern program for law school students and fellows in both our DC and Geneva offices. Over its 20 years, CIEL has trained more than 350 interns from 53 countries, providing an important educational opportunity for lawyers in training.     Web: http://www.ciel.org/     [20 Jan 2014]

Center for International Policy (CIP)     Promotes cooperation, transparency and accountability in global relations. Through research and advocacy, our programs address the most urgent threats to our planet: war, corruption, inequality and climate change. CIP’s scholars, journalists, activists and former government officials provide a unique mixture of access to high-level officials, issue-area expertise, media savvy and strategic vision. We work to inform the public and decision makers in the United States and in international organizations on policies to make the world more just, peaceful and sustainable.     Web: http://www.ciponline.org/     [14 Apr 2017]

Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)     Mission is to engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling in order to spark action, improve lives and protect our democracy. CIR is among the most innovative, credible and relevant media organizations in the country. Reveal – our website, public radio program, podcast and social media platform – is where we publish our multiplatform work. Our award-winning journalists hold the powerful accountable and reveal government fraud and waste of taxpayer funds, human rights violations, environmental degradation and threats to public safety.     Address: 1400 65th Street, Suite 200, Emeryville CA 94608     Voice: (510) 809-3160     Fax: (510) 849-6141     Web: https://www.revealnews.org/     [18 Oct 2015]

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS)     A National Resource Center dedicated to promoting research and community awareness about issues affecting Latin America. The Center works to: host public events that bring leading scholars, policymakers and social leaders to the Berkeley community; support faculty and student research; bring information about Latin America to a wider audience through our website and publications; build networks among Latin Americanist scholars, students and practitioners.     Address: 2334 Bowditch Street (between Durant and Haste), Berkeley CA 94720     Voice: (510) 642-2088     Fax: (510) 642-3260     Email: clas@berkeley.edu     Web: http://www.clas.berkeley.edu/     [14 Apr 2017]

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry (CLGS)     CLGS was established at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California and opened its doors in the fall of 2000. The Center serves three distinct but overlapping constituencies: the world of academic religious scholarship; faith communities; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and organizations. For each of these constituent groups, CLGS is committed to providing programming and support for research, resources, education for leadership, and community-building/advocacy. All programming is devoted to carrying out the Center’s fundamental mission:     Address: Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 849-8206     Fax: (510) 849-8212     Email: info@clgs.org     Web: http://www.clgs.org/     [05 Oct 2014]

Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Art and Culture (QCC)     A multiracial community-building organization that fosters the artistic, economic and cultural development of San Francisco’s LGBT community. We implement our mission by operating programs that commission and present Queer artists, that promote the development of culturally diverse Queer arts organizations and that document significant Queer arts events taking place in San Francisco. By presenting, exhibiting, screening and documenting queer artists’ work, Qcc contributes to the development of a multicultural perspective on the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender experience.     Address: c/o African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 935-5948     Email: Managing@queerculturalcenter.org     Web: http://www.queerculturalcenter.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

Center for Media & Democracy (PR Watch)     A national watchdog group that conducts in-depth investigations into corruption and the undue influence of corporations on media and democracy. The findings of CMD’s investigative journalism are regularly cited by the leading national and state newspapers in the U.S., including the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Washington Post. CMD’s reporting is credited by news shows on major broadcast stations including HBO, Showtime, PBS, NBC, CBS, and others, and has also been featured on in-depth news programs, such as Moyers & Company, Democracy Now, and the Thom Hartmann Show, as well as NPR and other public broadcasting agencies, such as the BBC and CBC.     Web: http://www.prwatch.org/   http://www.sourcewatch.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Center for Nonprofit Success     A nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the training, knowledge and resources to help nonprofit organizations succeed. We believe that the most important asset in an organization is its people, and our programs and services are designed with your most important asset in mind. Offerings include mentoring, workshops, a job bank, consulting, and research.     Web: http://www.cfnps.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

Center for Popular Economics     A nonprofit collective of political economists based in Amherst, MA. Since our founding in 1979, thousands of people have participated in our workshops and Institutes. Our programs and publications demystify the economy and put useful economic tools in the hands of people fighting for social and economic justice. We examine root causes of economic inequality and injustice including systems of oppression based on race, class, gender, nation and ethnicity. CPE provides a forum for activists, organizers, educators, and progressive economists to come together, learn from one another and work to build a movement for social and economic justice.     Web: http://www.PopularEconomics.org     [12 Apr 2015]

Center for Public Environmental Oversight (CPEO)     Promotes and facilitates public participation in the oversight of environmental activities at federal facilities, private “Superfund” sites, and Brownfields. CPEO educates public stakeholders on both the process and technologies for cleanup and environmental protection. CPEO conducts sites visits, convenes workshops and forums, publishes articles, and maintains the web-based “technology tree.”     Address: c/o PSC, 278-A Hope Street, Mountain View CA 94041     Voice: (650) 961-8918     Email: cpeo@cpeo.org     Web: http://www.cpeo.org     [05 Oct 2014]

Center for Public Integrity (CPI)     We are one of the country’s oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. Our mission: To serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.     Web: http://www.publicintegrity.org     [13 Apr 2014]

Center for Reproductive Rights     Uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.     Web: http://www.reproductiverights.org     [05 Oct 2014]

Center for Responsive Politics (CRP)     The nation’s premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the organization aims to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry and a more transparent and responsive government.     Web: http://www.opensecrets.org/     [07 Oct 2014]

Center for Sex and Culture     Mission is to provide judgment-free education, cultural events, a library/media archive, and other resources to audiences across the sexual and gender spectrum; and to research and disseminate factual information, framing and informing issues of public policy and public health. Aims to provide a community center for education, advocacy, research, and support to the widest range of people. We offer classes that run the gamut from informational to experiential. We host classes and cultural events as well as offer our space to other organizations and teachers as scheduling allows. Located at 1349 Mission Street (between 9th and 10th) in San Francisco.     Address: 2261 Market Street Box 455-A, San Francisco CA 94114     Email: info@sexandculture.org     Web: http://www.sexandculture.org/     [15 Jul 2017]

Center for Story-based Strategy (CSS)     A national movement-building organization dedicated to harnessing the power of narrative for social change. We offer social justice networks, alliances and organizations the analysis, training and strategic support to change the story on the issues that matter most. We’ve trained over 4,000 activists since 2002. Through collaboration consulting, and direct partnership we’ve supported over 200 innovative social change organizations to win critical campaigns. Formerly smartMeme.     Address: 900 Alice Street #320, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 903-1809     Email: info@smartmeme.org     Web: http://www.storybasedstrategy.org     [23 Mar 2014]

Center for Sustainable Economy (CSE)     A 25-year-old environmental economics think tank that works to speed the transition to a sustainable society. We do this by analyzing the impacts of public policy, programs, and projects, by developing creative solutions for government agencies, businesses, non-profits, and educators, and by providing expert support for legislative, administrative, and legal campaigns. We keep our organization lean and effective by minimizing administrative staff and overhead and by relying on a network of distinguished fellows with expertise in the fields of ecological economics, conservation biology, sustainability analysis, and public interest law. We serve our partners by providing expertise they need but also take initiative on our own campaigns when key opportunities arise.     Web: http://sustainable-economy.org/     [04 Sep 2016]

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE)     The mission of CASSE is to advance the steady state economy, with stabilized population and consumption, as a policy goal with widespread public support. We pursue this mission by: * educating citizens, organizations, and policy makers on the conflict between economic growth and (1) environmental protection, (2) ecological and economic sustainability, and (3) national security and international stability; * promoting the steady state economy as a desirable alternative to economic growth; * studying the means to establish a steady state economy.     Web: http://steadystate.org     [13 Aug 2014]

Center for the Study of the Americas (CENSA)     Dedicated to discussing the realities and challenges we face in the age of globalization. Due to the dominance of international corporate interests and the collusion of political elites, much of the world’s populace lives in misery, alienation and conflict while the planet earth is ravaged by imperial wars and an ecological crisis.     Web: http://globalalternatives.org     [09 Aug 2015]

Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO)     A racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. We were established in 1980 as a training and resource center that promotes and sustains direct-action organizing in communities of color in the United States. CTWO provides organizer training programs, including the model Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP), and builds an active network of organizations and activists of color to achieve racial justice in its fullest dimensions. Additionally, CTWO also provides consultation and customized training.     Address: 900 Alice Street, Suite 300, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 201-0080     Fax: (510) 433-0908     Email: ctwo@ctwo.org     Web: http://www.ctwo.org     [07 Oct 2014]

Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens     Fairview Gardens, located in Goleta, California, builds critical connections between community, agriculture and education by: * Innovating and producing safe, organic, locally-grown foods in a sustainable manner * Serving as a community-based educational resource * Advocating for appropriately scaled, healthy food systems, and * Providing engaging, hands-on experience with farming     Web: http://www.fairviewgardens.org     [22 Mar 2014]

Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA)     A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to educate urban consumers about sustainable agriculture and to create links between urban dwellers and local farmers. We have managed the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco since 1999. CUESA’s educational initiatives include cooking demonstrations, farm tours, youth programs, a weekly email newsletter, and more.     Address: One Ferry Building, Suite 50, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 291-3276 (291-FARM)     Fax: (415) 291-3275     Email: info@cuesa.org     Web: http://cuesa.org     [07 Oct 2014]

Center for Voting and Democracy (FairVote)     Advances systemic electoral reform to achieve a fully participatory and truly representative democracy that respects every vote and every voice in every election. We work toward these goals by providing advocates with innovative research and reform strategy. We promote ranked choice voting (“instant runoff”), a constitutionally protected right to vote, a national popular vote for president, and, most fundamentally, fair representation voting forms of proportional representation.     Web: http://www.fairvote.org/     [12 Apr 2015]

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ)     A nonprofit nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems. In pursuit of this mission, CJCJ provides direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis that work in unison to promote a balanced and humane criminal justice system designed to reduce incarceration and enhance long-term public safety.     Address: 40 Boardman Place, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 621-5661     Fax: (415) 621-5466     Email: dmacallair@cjcj.org     Web: http://www.cjcj.org     [23 Jul 2017]

Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG)     An independent research and media organization based in Montreal. The CRG is a registered non-profit organization in the province of Quebec, Canada. In addition to the Global Research websites, the Centre is involved in book publishing, support to humanitarian projects as well as educational outreach activities including the organization of public conferences and lectures. The Centre also acts as a think tank on crucial economic and geopolitical issues. The Global Research website at http://www.globalresearch.ca publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, economic, strategic and environmental processes.     Web: http://globalresearch.ca/     [13 Apr 2014]

Centro Legal de la Raza     A comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development, Centro Legal promotes access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.     Address: 3400 East 12th Street, Oakland CA 94601     Voice: (510) 437-1554     Fax: (510) 437-9164     Email: info@centrolegal.org     Web: http://centrolegal.org/     [05 Apr 2017]

Challenging White Supremacy (CWS)     Believes that the most effective way to create fundamental social change in the U.S. is by building mass-based, multi-racial grassroots movements led by radical activists of color. We also believe that the major barrier to creating these movements is racism or white supremacy. CWS coordinated anti-racist training workshops in the Bay Area from 1993 until 2005. Material from the workshops is still available at http://www.cwsworkshop.org.     Address: 2440 Sixteenth Street #275, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 647-0921     Email: cws@igc.org     Web: http://www.cwsworkshop.org     [20 Jan 2014]

ChangeLab Solutions     Specializes in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts. Our interdisciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, architects, policy analysts, and public health specialists successfully apply this approach in the context of land use and transportation planning, childhood obesity prevention, tobacco control, food systems, school environments, and more.     Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite 502, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 302-3380     Web: http://changelabsolutions.org     [31 Jan 2014]

ChangeLab Solutions     Specializes in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts. Our interdisciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, architects, policy analysts, and public health specialists successfully apply this approach in the context of land use and transportation planning, childhood obesity prevention, tobacco control, food systems, school environments, and more.     Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite 502, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 302-3380     Web: http://changelabsolutions.org     [30 Aug 2014]

Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic (CMCC)     A California state licensed free clinic and 501(c)(3) organization providing complementary integrative medical treatments and safety net social services to low-income women with cancer since 1991.     Address: 610 16th Street, Suite 426, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 601-7660     Fax: (510) 601-7669     Web: http://www.charlottemaxwell.org     [18 Oct 2015]

Chelsea Green Publishing     The publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living. We are a founding member of the Green Press Initiative and have been printing books on recycled paper since 1985, when our first list of books appeared. We lead the industry both in terms of content—foundational books on renewable energy, green building, organic agriculture, eco-cuisine, and ethical business—and in terms of environmental practice, printing 95 percent of our books on recycled paper with a minimum 30 percent post-consumer waste and aiming for 100 percent whenever possible. This approach is a perfect example of what is called a ”triple bottom line“ practice, one that benefits people, planet, and profit, and the emerging new model for sustainable business in the 21st century.     Web: http://www.chelseagreen.com     [07 Oct 2014]

Chelsea Manning Support Network     The trial of military whistle-blower and democracy advocate Chelsea Manning (known as Bradley Manning until her Aug 22, 2013 announcement) finished on August 21st. After a prosecution which starkly showcased US government officials’ misplaced priorities when it comes to human rights, Army whistleblower PVT Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison. This case sets a dangerous precedent for the first amendment, opening whistle-blowers and those who help them to extreme prosecution. However, as we enter the appeals process, [Chelsea] Manning’s story is far from over.     Web: http://www.chelseamanning.org/     [09 Aug 2014]

Chiapas Support Committee (CSC)     A grass roots all-volunteer organization in Oakland, California. We support indigenous and campesino organizations in Mexico. Currently, we work with the Zapatista Good Government Junta in the Caracol of La Garrucha and its education coordinators to build and equip schools, support training and continuing education of schoolteachers and provide needed supplies for students. In the Bay Area we provide public information about Chiapas through public events and workshops, our newsletter, Chiapas Update, our listserv, web site and CompaManuel blog. We organize delegations to Chiapas and also recruit and certify human rights observers and volunteers.     Address: POBox 3421, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 654-9587     Email: cezmat@igc.org     Web: http://www.chiapas-support.org     [19 Oct 2015]

Child Care Links     Acts as a link between government social service agencies and families. Income-eligible families can receive needed funds to pay for child care and education on how to find quality child care. Child Care Providers, parents and employers receive valuable one-on-one support and education from the agency. Free child care referrals are provided to parents in the Tri-Valley area.     Address: 6601 Owens Drive, Suite 100, Pleasanton CA 94588     Voice: (925) 417-8733     Fax: (925) 730-4942     Email: mail@childcarelinks.org     Web: http://www.childcarelinks.org     [25 Oct 2015]

Child Family Health International (CFHI)     Provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions. Our unique model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local communities, transforming perspectives about self, healing and global citizenship. CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.     Address: 2369 Ocean Avenue #200, San Francisco CA 94127     Voice: (415) 957-9000     Fax: (415) 840-0486     Web: http://www.cfhi.org     [23 Oct 2016]

Children’s Council of San Francisco     Connects families to child care that meets their needs and works with parents, providers, and community partners to make quality child care and early education a reality for all children in our city.     Address: 445 Church Street (between 16th and 17th Streets), San Francisco CA 94114     Voice: (415) 276-2900     Web: http://www.childrenscouncil.org     [12 Apr 2015]

Children’s Defense Fund – California (Oakland office) (CDF-CA)     A national child advocacy organization founded by Marian Wright Edelman that has worked relentlessly for over 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. CDF-CA was established in 1998 to meet the needs of underserved children in the state of California.With offices in Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento and Long Beach, CDF-CA champions policies and programs that lift children out of poverty, ensure all children have access to health coverage and care and a quality education, and invest in our justice-involved youth.     Address: 405 14th Sreet., Suite 1012, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 663-3224     Fax: (510) 663–1783     Web: http://www.cdfca.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA)     Founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian and Pacific American community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial injustice.     Address: 17 Walter U Lum Place (near Portsmouth Square Park), San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 274-6750     Fax: (415) 397-8770     Email: info[at]caasf[dot]org     Web: http://www.caasf.org     [14 Apr 2017]

Choice Medical Group     Has been providing quality abortion care to the women of Northern California for over 25 years. We are dedicated to the highest standard of medical care in a comforting, supportive atmosphere, and thousands of women rely on us each year. We are committed to providing the support and education you need to make the best health care decisions. The decision to terminate a pregnancy is not an easy one to make. We are sensitive to the thought, and sometimes confusion or stress, involved in the decision to terminate a pregnancy.     Address: 400 29th Street, Suite 301, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 899-7099 ; (800) 338-1361     Web: http://www.choicemedicalgroup.com/     [25 Oct 2015]

Citizens Against Private Government HOAs, Inc. (CAPGH)     A nonprofit organization formed to provide full and material disclosure ofall the factors that can have profound effects on your decision to buy into an HOA controlled property. We believe that the regulation of planned communities must be under local government statutes to provide for the constitutional protection of homeowner rights.     Web: http://pvtgov.org     [13 Apr 2014]

Citizens for Balanced Growth     A Tri-Valley (Livermore, Pleasanton, Sunol, Dublin) registered 501(c) (3) non-profit group in California. Founded in 1982, we strive to support activities which enhance the quality of life for residents of this beautiful convergence of valleys and hills. Such a special place is worth protecting.     Address: 661 South N Street, Livermore CA 94550     Voice: (925) 449-8147     Email: info@citizensforbalancedgrowth.org     Web: http://www.citizensforbalancedgrowth.org     [14 Jan 2017]

Citizens for Healthy Options In Children’s Education (CHOICE)     Launched in 1994 by a group of concerned parents to promote a choice of wholesome plant-based meals and nutrition education in our nation’s schools. It is supported entirely by individual contributions. CHOICE produces and distributes teaching materials, supports parents working for change in their schools, assists school administrators and food service providers in developing healthier meals, encourages students to select healthier food choices, and reports on similar efforts throughout the U.S.     Web: http://www.choiceusa.net/     [16 Jul 2016]

Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ)     A 501(c)(4) public interest research and advocacy organization focusing on federal, state and local tax policies and their impact upon our nation. CTJ’s mission is to give ordinary people a greater voice in the development of tax laws. Against the armies of special interest lobbyists for corporations and the wealthy, CTJ fights for: Tax fairness for middle and low-income families Requiring the wealthy to pay their fair share Closing corporate tax loopholes Adequately funding important government services Reducing the federal debt Taxation that minimizes distortion of economic markets     Web: http://www.ctj.org/     [24 Jul 2016]

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (Alameda County chapter) (CCL Alameda County)     We exist to create the political will for climate solutions by enabling individual breakthroughs in the exercise of personal and political power. CCL Alameda County started in 2014 and has been working to build political will for Carbon Fee and Dividend in our area ever since. We are building a strong relationship with Representative Barbara Lee in congressional District CA-13 and with our Senators Boxer and Feinstein. In addition we have had numerous letters to the editor and Op-ed’s published in the Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, and the LA Times. We work to find support for climate action at a federal level from local civic leaders, the business community, communities of faith, and other NGOs.     Web: http://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/CA_Alameda_County/   http://citizensclimatelobby.org/     [11 Nov 2016]

City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment)     Creates visionary policies and innovative programs that promote social equity, protect human health, and lead the way toward a sustainable future. We put our mission into action by mobilizing communities and providing the resources needed to safeguard our homes, our city, and ultimately our planet. Topics we work on include: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Justice, Green Building, Green Business Program, School Education Program, Toxics Reduction, Transportation, Urban Forestry and Urban Agriculture, Zero Waste.     Address: 1455 Market Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 355-3700     Email: environment@sfgov.org     Web: http://sfenvironment.org     [18 Feb 2017]

City CarShare     In 2001, City CarShare was launched by transportation visionaries as a Bay Area nonprofit with the goal to make our community a more livable place. Carsharing means fewer cars on the road, less congestion, and less pollution — plus significant savings for you. At City CarShare we have the best rates, the greenest fleet, and the most secure insurance coverage of any carsharing organization.     Address: 28 Geary Street, Suite 590, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 995-8588     Fax: (415) 995-8589     Email: memberservices@citycarshare.org     Web: http://www.citycarshare.org     [25 Oct 2015]

City Lights Bookstore     The nation’s first all-paperback bookstore, City Lights has expanded several times over the years; we now offer three floors of both new-release hardcovers and quality paperbacks from all of the major publishing houses, along with an impressive range of titles from smaller, harder-to-find, specialty publishers. The store features an extensive and in-depth selection of poetry, fiction, translations, politics, history, philosophy, music, spirituality, and more, with a staff whose special book interests in many fields contribute to the hand-picked quality of what you see on the shelves.     Address: 261 Columbus Avenue (near Broadway), San Francisco CA 94133     Voice: (415) 362-8193     Fax: (415) 362-4921     Web: http://www.citylights.com     [14 Apr 2017]

City of Refuge United Church of Christ     We all need community. When access to existing communities is not available, marginalized people must seek to develop community for and among themselves. We at City of Refuge UCC are giving birth to a fresh, emerging Christian community. We believe that now, as in the time of Jesus’ earthly ministry, seemingly marginalized people respond to a community of openness and inclusivity, where other people from the edge gather. City of Refuge UCC welcomes people to be who they are by embracing a theology of acceptance – a radical inclusivity that leaves no one behind.     Address: 8400 Enterprise Way, Oakland CA 94621     Voice: (510) 633-6316     Email: info@cityofrefugeucc.org     Web: http://www.sfrefuge.org     [07 Oct 2014]

City Repair     An organized group action that educates and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. City Repair facilitates artistic and ecologically-oriented placemaking through projects that honor the interconnection of human communities and the natural world. The many projects of City Repair have been accomplished by a mostly volunteer staff and thousands of volunteer citizen activists.     Web: http://cityrepair.org/     [13 Aug 2014]

City Slicker Farms     Mission is to empower West Oakland community members to meet the immediate and basic need for healthy organic food for themselves and their families by creating high-yield urban farms and backyard gardens. Our programs are an immediate solution to West Oakland’s lack of real choice for fresh, affordable, healthy food. Our programs also have a long-term sustainable impact, changing underutilized urban landscapes into ones that provide healthy, affordable food and improve the environment for generations to come.     Address: 1625 16th Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 763-4241     Email: info[at]cityslickerfarms[dot]org     Web: http://www.cityslickerfarms.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Civicorps Schools     Mission is to re-engage young adults, so they can earn a high school diploma, gain job skills, pursue college, and embark on family sustaining careers. All of our students have dropped out of high school, are low-income, and 97% live in poverty. Almost all (99%) students are an ethnic minority, 39% have been convicted of a crime, 50% are homeless, 45% are single parents, 25% are former foster youth, and 40% have learning disabilities and/or emotional disturbance. Not only do we have a 72% graduation rate (one of the highest in Oakland), but also one year after graduation, 73% of our graduates are still enrolled in college and/or employed. This success ripples out into the community, creating a legacy of achievement for our city.     Address: 101 Myrtle Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 992-7800     Fax: (510) 992-7950     Email: info@cvcorps.org     Web: http://www.cvcorps.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

Civil Liberties Defense Center     Mission focuses on defending and upholding civil liberties through education, outreach, litigation, and legal support and assistance. The CLDC strives to preserve the strength and vitality of the Bill of Rights and the U.S. and state constitutions, as well as to protect freedom of expression.     Web: http://www.cldc.org/     [13 Apr 2014]

Class Action     Inspires action to end classism and extreme inequality by providing change-makers with tools, training and inspiration to raise awareness, shift cultural beliefs about social class, build cross-class solidarity, and transform institutions and systems. Class Action provides a dynamic framework and analysis, as well as a safe space, for people of all backgrounds to identify and address issues of class and classism. We do this through powerful interactive trainings, workshops, presentations, organizational consulting, and public education.     Web: http://www.classism.org     [07 Jan 2017]

Clean Energy Action     Clean Energy Action…Accelerating the transition to a post-fossil-fuel world built on clean energy …by educating citizens on the impacts of fossil fuel use and on clean energy options …by supporting data-driven, informed action in coal-reliant states …by conducting and disseminating research on coal supplies and utilities …by envisioning the integrated renewable energy future     Web: http://cleanenergyaction.org     [16 Jun 2014]

Clean Water Action (CWA)     A one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Our goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.     Address: 350 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 200, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (415) 369-9160     Fax: (415) 369-9180     Web: http://www.cleanwateraction.org     [02 Nov 2015]

Climate Ark     A climate change and global warming portal, search engine and newsfeed that promotes public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and efficiency, and ending deforestation.     Web: http://www.climateark.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Climate Disobedience Center     Purpose is to serve as a catalyst for direct action, creating points of vivid moral clarity, emboldening both climate activists and the unlikeliest of allies, to capture the heart and soul of the climate debate.     Web: http://www.climatedisobedience.org/     [01 Feb 2017]

The Climate Mobilization     Mission is to protect civilization and the natural world from catastrophic climate disruption. We are dedicated to living in climate truth, and believe that working to solve the climate crisis is everyone’s responsibility. Dozens of leading environmental analysts have determined that the only way to save civilization from climate change is with a wartime-style mobilization, akin to the American home-front effort during World War II. In that sense, The Climate Mobilization is a single-issue campaign. We demand a WWII-scale mobilization to restore a safe climate.     Web: http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/     [27 Nov 2015]

Clinic by the Bay     A volunteer-powered nonprofit organization that provides free healthcare to those living or working in the San Francisco and San Mateo counties.     Address: 4877 Mission Street (between France and Russia Avenues), San Francisco CA 94112     Voice: (415) 405-0222 (patient line); (415) 405-0207 (business line)     Fax: (415) 405-0223     Email: info@clinicbythebay.org     Web: http://www.clinicbythebay.org     [19 Aug 2017]

Close to Home: Exploring Nature in the East Bay (CTH)     Offers a year-long program of 10 Saturday field trips to some of the East Bay’s most interesting and beautiful places, led by expert naturalists. From these experiences, we hope to deepen our familiarity and sense of kinship with the natural world of the East Bay. Monthly outings are led by naturalists who know and love the East Bay parks we visit. Yearlong field trip participants form a learning community, interacting with naturalists who help us attune our senses to what is revealed in a variety of habitats.     Address: 3758 Grand Avenue #38, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 655-6658     Email: spring5@mindspring.com     Web: http://www.close-to-home.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE)     An all-volunteer Internet end-user advocacy organization. CAUCE has moved beyond its original mission of advocating for anti-spam laws, to a broader stance of defending the interests of all users in the areas of privacy and abuse in all its forms on the Internet. CAUCE is led by a Board of Directors with a cumulative century of experience in the field of Internet advocacy who are active in consulting with governments, law enforcement agencies, and Industry associations. See some of the papers and talks they have given.     Web: http://www.cauce.org/     [24 Jul 2016]

San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness     Comprised of homeless people and allies who have been organizing together since 1987 to expand access to housing in one of the richest cities in the country, to protect the rights of the poorest people in our society, and to create real solutions to contemporary homelessness.      Address: 468 Turk Street (between Hyde and Larkin), San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 346-3740     Web: http://www.cohsf.org     [18 Apr 2015]

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL)     Deepens and broadens the Jewish community’s commitment to stewardship and protection of the Earth through outreach, activism and Jewish learning. Through a network of Jewish leaders, institutions and individuals, COEJL is mobilizing the Jewish community to conserve energy, increase sustainability, and advocate for policies that increase energy efficiency and security while building core Jewish environmental knowledge and serving as a Jewish voice in the broader interfaith community. COEJL has been an initiative at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs since 1993 and serves as the Jewish partner in the National Religious Partnership on the Environment.     Web: http://www.coejl.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN)     A mass, democratic, integrated, national organization dedicated to building a new mass civil rights movement to defend affirmative action, integration, and the other gains of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and to advance the struggle for equality in American society by any means necessary. Become a leader of the new, independent, integrated, youth-led, civil rights/ immigrant rights movement!     Web: http://www.bamn.com/     [17 Apr 2017]

CODEPINK Women for Peace     A women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs. Founded in fall 2002 as a grassroots effort to prevent the US war on Iraq, we continue to organize for justice for Iraqis and to hold war criminals accountable. We actively oppose the continuing U.S. war in Afghanistan, torture, the detention center at Guantanamo, weaponized and spy drones, the prosecution of whistleblowers, U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestine and repressive regimes.     Web: http://www.codepinkalert.org/     [17 Apr 2016]

Codornices Creek Watershed Council (CCWC)     A local, volunteer organization made up of stakeholders who live and work in the watershed. The purpose of the Council is to protect and restore watershed processes and function, and to promote awareness and stewardship through collaborative partnerships with agencies, businesses, organizations, and the community.     Web: http://www.codornicescreekwatershed.org     [25 Oct 2015]

Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth     A member-led, multi-racial community organization working to create a city of hope, opportunity, and justice for all children and all families in San Francisco. Over the last 30 years, Coleman has become the leading voice for low to moderate income youth and families in San Francisco. Through grassroots leadership development, youth and parent organizing, budget and policy advocacy, civic engagement and strategic alliance-building, Coleman has transformed public institutions, improved the lives of tens of thousands of residents, and become a national model for community-driven change.     Address: 459 Vienna Street, San Francisco CA 94112     Voice: (415) 239-0161     Fax: (415) 239-0584     Email: info@colemanadvocates.org     Web: http://www.colemanadvocates.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

ColorLines Magazine     A daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice. Colorlines is produced by a multiracial team of writers who cover stories from the perspective of community, rather than through the lens of power brokers.     Address: 900 Alice Street, Suite 400, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 653-3415     Fax: (510) 653-3427     Email: community@colorlines.com     Web: http://www.colorlines.com     [01 Feb 2015]

Guy Colwell     A Berkeley based visual artist and activist making accessible to progressive organizations a large inventory of socially conscious illustrations on themes of peace, justice, and the environment to enhance activist messages, usually at no cost.     Email: info@atelier9.com     Web: http://www.atelier9.com     [14 Apr 2017]

Commercial Alert     Mission is to keep the commercial culture within its proper sphere, and to prevent it from exploiting children and subverting the higher values of family, community, environmental integrity and democracy. Commercial Alert became a project of Public Citizen in 2011.     Web: http://www.commercialalert.org     [07 Jan 2017]

Committee for Green Foothills     Mission is to protect the open spaces, farmlands, and natural resources of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties through advocacy, education, and grassroots action.     Address: Peninsula Conservation Center, 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (650) 968-7243     Email: info@GreenFoothills.org     Web: http://www.greenfoothills.org     [23 Jan 2017]

San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF-CHRP)     Shares the vision of human rights advanced by the National Democratic movement of the Philippines. SF-CHRP educates, organizes, and mobilizes people and communities in the Bay Area to take progressive action in upholding and supporting human rights in the Philippines and throughout the world.     Web: http://sfchrp.weebly.com     [13 Apr 2014]

Bay Area Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)     We are a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting the Salvadoran people’s struggle forself-determination and social and economic justice. CISPES is committed to working for a world without oppression. We recognize that the roots of oppression run deep in our society and in ourselves, and that all freedom struggles.     Address: 2940 16th Street #301, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 503-0789     Email: bayarea@cispes.org     Web: http://www.cispes.org     [13 Aug 2014]

Committee of 100 for Tibet (C100)     A unique organization in its composition, strategy and uncompromising support of the Tibetan people in their peaceful struggle. In addition to pursuing its own projects, the C100 actively endorses and contributes to the work of other key organizations supporting Tibet and the Tibetan people. The C100 is dedicated to educating people throughout the world on the tragic situation in Tibet today. Tibetans continue to be deprived of their basic human rights and freedoms, are marginalized and impoverished by unjust and discriminatory policies, and their unique culture and Buddhist religion – an ancient heritage of inestimable value to all humanity – is in peril.     Web: http://www.c100tibet.org/     [07 Jan 2017]

Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste     Mission is to eliminate toxic contaminants of the soil, groundwater, plants, and atmosphere through remediation and by drastically reducing and eventually eliminating the generation and storage of hazardous, radioactive and radioactive mixed wastes.     Address: POBox 9646, Berkeley CA 94709     Web: http://cmtwberkeley.org/     [24 Jul 2015]

Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS)     A nationwide organization with deep roots in many social movements. We are active in labor and community groups, in peace and justice coalitions, among students and youth, in the women’s and LGBT movements, and in environmental, immigrant rights and electoral campaigns.     Address: 522 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 863-6637     Email: national@cc-ds.org     Web: http://www.cc-ds.org/     [23 Jul 2017]

Common Cause     The original citizens’ lobby, founded in 1970 by John Gardner, and still battling for open, honest and accountable government in Washington, D.C. and in all 50 states. We have 400,000 members and supporters, offices in 35 states and activists everywhere. Please explore our site, learn about our work and join our community. This is our democracy, it’s up to all of us to make it work.     Web: http://www.commoncause.org     [19 Oct 2014]

Common Dreams News Center     A non-profit independent newscenter created in 1997 as a new media model. By relying on our readers and tens of thousands of small donations to keep us moving forward — with no advertising, corporate underwriting or government funding — Common Dreams maintains an editorial independence our readers can count on. We are optimists. We believe real change is possible. But only if enough well-informed, well intentioned — and just plain fed up and fired-up — people demand it. We believe that together we can attain our common dreams.     Web: http://www.commondreams.org/     [24 Jul 2016]

The Commons San Francisco     e lead four-session seminars in The Principles of Economics. In eight hours of class time, participants get an overview of how the economy works. They understand why the economy’s topsy-turvy when it is, and why there’s so much acrimony and confusion regarding taxes. In other words, participants are equipped to powerfully interpret social and environmental questions of the day. What’s more, they perceive systemic solutions to environmental and social challenges. We are commited to ending involuntary poverty, worldwide. Public policy featuring the commons can achieve that goal.     Address: 189 Ellsworth Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 970-9306     Email: info@thecommonssf.org     Web: http://www.thecommonssf.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Commonweal     Works in three core fields—health and healing, art and education, and environment and justice. Within those fields, Commonweal incubates and supports a dozen different programs including programs in cancer, health professional education, environmental health, adult learning, yoga, healing nutrition, permaculture gardening, and juvenile justice.     Address: POBox 316, Bolinas CA 94924     Voice: (415) 868-0970     Fax: (415) 868-2230     Email: commonweal@commonweal.org     Web: http://www.commonweal.org     [06 Jul 2015]

The Commonwealth Fund     A private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.     Web: http://www.cmwf.org/     [20 Jan 2014]

Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)     One of the preeminent environmental justice organizations in the nation. The mission of CBE is to build people’s power in California’s communities of color and low income communities to achieve environmental health and justice by preventing and reducing pollution and building green, healthy and sustainable communities and environments. CBE provides residents in blighted and heavily polluted urban communities in California with organizing skills, leadership training and legal, scientific and technical assistance, so that they can successfully confront threats to their health and well-being.     Address: 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 600, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 302-0430     Fax: (510) 302-0437     Web: http://www.cbecal.org/     [18 Apr 2015]

Communities United in Defense of Olmstead (CUIDO)     A Bay Area grassroots disability rights activist organization committed to defending the human and civil rights of people with disabilities. We take our name from the 1999 Olmstead Supreme Court ruling, which declared that people with disabilities have the right to live in the community, and that placing us in nursing homes or other institutions against our will when we are capable of living in the community amounts to segregation based on disability. We engage in nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience, focusing (so far) primarily on the California budget cuts to programs serving people with disabilities, seniors, and poor people. We are a cross-disability organization and an all-volunteer group which relies on modest community donations to fund its work.     Address: 1927 Fairview Street, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 686-3139     Web: http://cuido.org     [14 Mar 2014]

Community Alliance with Family Farmers, Bay Area Office (CAFF)     A California-based nonprofit that advocates for family farmers and sustainable agriculture. We run extensive, on-the-ground programs in many regions throughout California, enabling community members and businesses to find and choose local food, and helping farmers increase their income and sustainability. CAFF has been recognized nationally and internationally for its pioneering programs, and played key roles in enacting the nation’s toughest laws regulating pesticide use; promoting the development of organic farming; bringing fresh, local produce into school cafeterias; and establishing programs to distribute locally grown produce to community grocery stores, hospitals, restaurants and farmers markets.     Address: 405 14th Street, Suite 209, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 832-4625     Fax: (510) 832-1265     Web: http://www.caff.org/   https://www.facebook.com/BA.CAFF     [25 Oct 2015]

Community Boards     Operates the oldest, longest-running public conflict resolution center in the United States. We maintain a corps of 350+ highly skilled volunteer Community Mediators. Our neighborhood mediation services are offered citywide in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and English at little or no-cost. Our professional mediation services are a perfect fit for independent contractors, small businesses, tech startups, property managers, homeowner associations, and nonprofit organizations.     Address: 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2040, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 920-3820     Web: http://www.communityboards.org     [25 Oct 2015]

Community Food & Justice Coalition (CFJC)     Promotes the basic human right of access to healthy food. We take a holistic and systemic approach to creating a food system that is equitable, environmentally and economically sustainable, and community-driven. We see food as a tool for building a just and equitable society. Therefore, we work to be a connector and provide support across issues that impact our communities and our food system; including food and farm policy, healthy food access, climate change, economic development, and health equity. Equity and social justice are the basis for how we approach all of our work. We support communities to affect systemic change starting at the local level.     Address: 398 60th Street, Oakland CA 94618     Voice: (510) 547-1547     Email: info@cafoodjustice.org     Web: http://comfoodjustice.org     [30 Aug 2014]

Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC)     A North American coalition of diverse people and organizations working from the local to international levels to build community food security. We have a diverse membership with almost 300 organizations from social and economic justice, anti-hunger, environmental, community development, sustainable agriculture, community gardening and other fields. We are dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food systems that ensure access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food to all people at all times. We seek to develop self-reliance among all communities in obtaining their food and to create a system of growing, manufacturing, processing, making available, and selling food that is regionally based and grounded in the principles of justice, democracy, and sustainability.     Web: http://foodsecurity.org     [24 Jul 2016]

Community Housing Partnership (CHP)     Mission is to help homeless people secure housing and become self-sufficient. An outcomes-focused nonprofit that fulfills its mission by developing and managing high quality supportive housing and providing services to homeless individuals, seniors and families to help them rebuild their lives and break the cycle of homelessness.     Address: 20 Jones Street, Suite 200, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 852-5300     Email: info@chp-sf.org     Web: http://www.chp-sf.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)     We provide legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in East Palo Alto and the surrounding community. Our practice areas include immigration, housing, anti-predatory lending and home mortgage foreclosure prevention, and consumer protection (Volunteer Attorney Program). Services range from advice and counseling, brief services, and full representation. CLSEPA does not provide legal assistance with criminal matters. Call your local Public Defender’s office or bar association.     Address: 1861 Bay Road, East Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (650) 326-6440     Web: http://www.clsepa.org     [19 Oct 2014]

Community Resources for Independent Living (CRIL)     A peer-based disability resource organization that advocates and provides resources for people with disabilities to improve lives and make communities fully accessible. CRIL offers independent living services at no charge to persons with disabilities living in southern and eastern Alameda County. In order to become a CRIL consumer, an individual must have a disability or functional limitation and be able to benefit from independent living services. Everyone is welcome regardless of race, ethnicity, the nature of the disability or limitation, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, immigration status, health condition or any other characteristics.     Address: 439 ‘A’ Street, Hayward CA 94541     Voice: (510) 881-5743; (510) 881-0218 (TTY)     Fax: (510) 881-1593     Web: http://www.cril-online.org/     [25 Oct 2015]

The Community Solution     We are a community of educators, authors, filmmakers, and activists exploring Community Solutions to Peak Energy and Climate Change.     Web: http://www.communitysolution.org/     [14 Apr 2017]

Community Technology Alliance (CTA)     Provides technology solutions and support to nonprofits and public agencies who are working with us to end poverty and homelessness. Through our tech-savvy solutions, we’re helping hundreds of programs provide more efficient and effective services to tens-of-thousands of men, women and children each year. In 2013 alone, over 75,000 people received lifesaving services from Community Technology Alliance and our partners. Our partners think of us as their technological backbone. We are based in Silicon Valley, but we provide database and telecommunications solutions, as well as training, technical assistance and facilitation services to communities throughout the country.     Address: 1671 The Alameda, Suite 300, San Jose CA 95126     Voice: (408) 437-8800     Fax: (408) 437-9169     Email: info@ctagroup.org     Web: http://www.ctagroup.org     [01 Feb 2015]

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)     Works to build the power of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) communities to transform violence and oppression. We support the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation. As part of the larger social justice movement, CUAV works to create truly safe communities where everyone can thrive.     Address: 427 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 777-5500     Fax: (415) 777-5565     Email: info@cuav.org     Web: http://www.cuav.org     [23 Jul 2017]

Community Works (CW)     We empower people impacted by incarceration, and we use our work on the front lines to advocate for a more humane justice system. We call it translational justice.     Address: 110 Broadway, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 268-8116     Fax: (510) 268-8132     Email: info@communityworkswest.org     Web: http://www.communityworkswest.org     [19 Aug 2017]

Community Youth Center (CYC)     Since 1970, CYC has set the standard for awareness and activism in the Asian community. Originally founded to address the problems of juvenile delinquency and gang violence in Chinatown, CYC has grown to encompass behavioral health, education, intervention, leadership development, street outreach and workforce development in all our programs. We offer services directed at responding to the complex set of issues the youth in our community face including acculturation, difficulties in school, economic hardship, substance abuse, and gang involvement. Our educational enrichment, leadership building, and job-readiness programs have earned CYC a unique reputation as a key agency for Asian youth services in San Francisco.     Address: 1038 Post Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 775-2636     Fax: (415) 775-1345     Email: cyc@cycsf.org     Web: http://www.cycsf.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Community-Wealth.org     Resources for democratic, community-based economic development. Few Americans are aware of the steady build-up of innovative community wealth building strategies throughout the United States. Community-Wealth.org brings together, for the first time, information about the broad range of community wealth building activity.     Web: http://community-wealth.org     [11 May 2014]

CommunityGrows     Our mission is to cultivate healthy youth through growing gardens in low-income, diverse communities. In the past decade, CommunityGrows has renovated and/or maintained eight parks and gardens in the Western Addition, providing welcoming oases for residents and outdoor classrooms for youth. Today, CommunityGrows serves over 1,330 youth each year through three interconnected programs: Environmental Education; Seed to Mouth cooking classes; and the BEETS paid teen internship.     Address: 762 Fulton Sreet, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 731-1837     Web: http://www.communitygrows.org     [16 Jan 2016]

Compass Family Services     Helps homeless families and families at imminent risk for homelessness to achieve housing stability, family well-being, and self-sufficiency. Our seven programs provide services to more than 5,000 parents and children each year, 50% of whom are under age 18. Of our 80+ staff members, 57% are people of color, 73% are women, and more than 20% have been homeless and bring firsthand knowledge to their work with clients.     Address: 49 Powell Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 644-0504     Web: http://www.compass-sf.org     [01 Feb 2015]

Compassion & Choices     The leading nonprofit organization committed to helping everyone have the best death possible. We offer free consultation, planning resources, referrals and guidance, and across the nation we work to protect and expand options at the end of life. For over thirty years we have reduced people’s suffering and given them some control in their final days – even when injury or illness takes their voice. We are experts in what it takes to die well.     Web: http://www.compassionandchoices.org/     [25 Oct 2015]

Compassion Over Killing (COK)     A national nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC with an additional office in Los Angeles, CA. Working to end animal abuse since 1995, COK focuses on cruelty to animals in agriculture and promotes vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world for all of us, both human and nonhuman. Since 1995, COK has served as an unwavering force bringing about positive changes for animals and thanks to our many generous supporters, we’ve come a long way in our short history: starting as an all-volunteer high school club and evolving into a national voice for animals.     Web: http://www.cok.net/     [13 Apr 2014]

CompassPoint Nonprofit Services     Guides nonprofits as they become better managed, more adaptive, and achieve higher impact. With our 24 staff working in San Francisco, the East Bay, Silicon Valley, and beyond, we strengthen today’s leaders, and are helping to grow a healthy pipeline of diverse leaders for the future. We influence the dialogue about policies, emerging practices, and the resources needed for nonprofits to create change. And we convene partners, link fields, and strengthen networks that accomplish more by working together.     Address: 500 12th Street, Suite 320, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 318-3755     Fax: (415) 541-7708     Email: info@compasspoint.org     Web: http://www.compasspoint.org     [20 Jan 2014]

Computer & Technology Resource Center (ACCRC)     We are a non-profit environmental charity focused on the responsible collection of e-waste, and helping to lessen the digital divide by donating free computers and training to underserved portions of our community. Since 1994 we have given away thousands of computers to schools, non-profit organizations and economically and/or physically disadvantaged individuals. Discarded electronics are reclaimed and refurbished in our training program where volunteers learn to restore computers for home, school, and office applications. A second location is 620 Page Street, Berkeley, CA 94710.     Address: 42 Digital Drive, Novato CA 94930     Voice: (415) 883-1428     Fax: (415) 883-2984     Email: info@ewastecollective.org     Web: http://www.accrc.org/     [12 Jul 2014]

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)     A global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. Founded in 1981, CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues. CPSR has incubated numerous projects such as Privaterra, the Public Sphere Project, EPIC (the Electronic Privacy Information Center), the 21st Century Project, the Civil Society Project, and the CFP (Computers, Freedom & Privacy) Conference. Originally founded by U.S. computer scientists, CPSR now has members in 26 countries on six continents.     Web: http://www.cpsr.org     [19 Oct 2014]

Congregation Sha’ar Zahav     A historically LGBTQ synagogue. We are a progressive, diverse and participatory community that welcomes everyone who wants to create a Judaism that reflects our lives. Please join us for worship, learning and celebration at our home at the corner of Dolores Street and 16th Street in San Francisco.     Address: 290 Dolores Street (at 16th Street), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 861-6932     Web: http://www.shaarzahav.org/     [18 Apr 2015]

Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)     The leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. For over twenty years, CNU members have used the principles in CNU’s Charter to promote the hallmarks of New Urbanism, including: Livable streets arranged in compact, walkable blocks. A range of housing choices to serve people of diverse ages and income levels. Schools, stores and other nearby destinations reachable by walking, bicycling or transit service. An affirming, human-scaled public realm where appropriately designed buildings define and enliven streets and other public spaces.     Web: http://www.cnu.org/     [20 Jan 2014]

congress.gov     The official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service.     Web: https://www.congress.gov/     [10 Dec 2016]

Chris Conrad     Chris Conrad is an author, museum curator, consultant, public speaker, cannabis expert witness and internationally respected authority on cannabis, industrial hemp, medical marijuana, cultivation, garden yields, processing, dosages, commercial intent, personal use and cannabis culture.     Web: http://www.chrisconrad.com     [20 Jan 2014]

Conservation Corps North Bay     Helps young people achieve their educational and career goals. We can help you get somewhere – whether you are just out of college, or want to finish your high school diploma. We make the opportunity available to young adults in Marin and Sonoma Counties, regardless of background, language, income, or ability. In addition to turning young lives around, our environmental programs also provide a valuable service for land management agencies, homeowners’ associations and nonprofit organizations. The work our crews perform includes creek and trail maintenance, ecosystem monitoring, fire fuel reduction, habitat restoration, and recycling to name a few.     Address: 27 Larkspur Street, San Rafael CA 94901     Voice: (415) 454-4554     Email: meckert@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org     Web: http://www.conservationcorpsnorthbay.org     [23 Mar 2014]

Consider The Homeless     We are a grassroots community based group of like-minded neighbors and friends who want to help those less fortunate than ourselves. Unlike most other services for the homeless we do not expect them to come to us. We deliver dinner and supplies to whomever needs them by driving slowly around downtown and calling out to those huddled in doorways, on sidewalks and in parks – “Sir/Ma’am, would you like some hot homemade soup?” We never offer, nor give, cash or cigarettes – we offer a smile and a cup of hot nutritious soup, and thanks to Acme Bakery, some bread and we deliver directly to the homeless hand-to-hand. We tell them, “Stay here, we can bring it to you.”     Address: POBox 2771, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 560-4CTH (4286)     Email: info@ConsiderTheHomeless.org     Web: http://www.considerthehomeless.org     [11 Nov 2016]

Consortium For Independent Journalism     Tackles tough, important stories that the mainstream media either ignored or failed to cover accurately. Editor / publisher Robert Parry broke many of the stories now known as the Iran-contra scandal, including the first stories on contra cocaine smuggling.     Web: http://www.consortiumnews.com/     [19 Oct 2014]

Consume This Movie     Are Americans too materialistic? Are we willfully trashing the planetary ecology in order to serve the desires and drives of the ego? And what, or who could be driving this powerful force of seduction? Consume This Movie takes a critical look at social injustice, peak oil, resource depletion and our deep need to feel connected to each other through what we choose to consume. This 80 minute documentary also examines the frenzied pace of fast-lane materialism that is beggining to burn us out. We Americans are just now beginning to yearn for a simpler life, but is it too late? Have we set in motion a runaway train that threatens to undermine the ecological, social and spiritual cornerstones that make the pursuit of happiness possible in the first place? Walk, don’t drive to see this powerful documentary film, while supplies last!     Web: http://consumethismovie.com     [30 Apr 2016]

Consumer Action (CA)     Through multilingual financial education materials, community outreach, and grassroots “make your voice heard” advocacy, Consumer Action empowers underrepresented consumers nationwide to assert their rights in the marketplace and financially prosper.     Address: 221 Main Street, Suite 480, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 777-9635 (Consumer Complaint Hotline); (415) 777-9648 (Business)     Web: http://www.consumer-action.org     [19 Oct 2014]

Consumer Federation of America (CFA)     An association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. Today, nearly 300 of these groups participate in the federation and govern it through their representatives on the organization’s Board of Directors.     Web: http://www.consumerfed.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

Consumers for Dental Choice (CDC)     The goal of our Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry is to phase out the use of amalgam, a 50% mercury product — worldwide. The recently concluded draft mercury treaty requires each signing nation to phase down its use of amalgam, and it provides a road map how. We aim to: Educate consumers about the use of mercury in dentistry so they can make informed decisions Stop dental mercury pollution Protect consumers – especially vulnerable populations such as children and the unborn – from exposure to dental mercury Empower dental workers – dental assistants and hygienists – to protect themselves from mercury in the workplace Promote access to mercury-free alternatives to amalgam     Web: http://www.toxicteeth.org/     [23 Jul 2017]

Consumers International     Consumers International (CI) is the world federation of consumer groups that, working together with its members, serves as the only independent and authoritative global voice for consumers. There are eight basic consumer rights which define and determine our principles. You can also read about our work to protect and empower consumers everywhere. Founded in 1960, we are fighting for a fair, safe and sustainable future for all consumers in a global marketplace increasingly dominated by international corporations.     Web: http://www.consumersinternational.org/     [19 Oct 2014]

Contra Costa Child Care Council     In the business of ensuring that Contra Costa’s children are nurtured, healthy and achieve their full potential. As the only child care resource and referral agency serving all of Contra Costa, the Council is at the center of the child care delivery system. Through a wide range of free and low cost services and programs, it partners with parents, child care providers, businesses, and the community to promote quality care and early education so that children are ready for school and parents can work.     Address: 1035 Detroit Avenue, Suite 200, Concord CA 94518     Voice: (925) 676-KIDS (5437)     Fax: (925) 825-2732     Web: http://www.cocokids.org/     [01 Feb 2015]

Cooperative Community Energy (CCEnergy)     Founded in 2001 to make the purchase and installation of renewable energy systems easy and affordable. As a co-op, our customers are part owners of the business, keeping our focus on the benefits we deliver to our members. This philosophy guides everything we do, from initial site evaluations to the long-run efficiency and productivity of each renewable energy system.     Address: 534 Fourth Street, Suite C, San Rafael CA 94901-3360     Voice: (877) 228-8700; (415) 457-0215     Fax: (415) 457-0216     Email: solar@ccenergy.com     Web: http://www.ccenergy.com     [18 Apr 2015]

Berkeley Copwatch     Berkeley Copwatch is the original Copwatch group. We began in 1990 on Telegraph Ave. as an all-volunteer organization dedicated to monitoring police actions and non-violently asserting our rights. Since that time, many Copwatch-type organizations have sprung up across the nation, in various forms. Berkeley Copwatch is based on the idea that WATCHING the police is a crucial first step in the process of organizing. We do not attempt to interfere in police activity or to resist police misconduct physically. It is our hope that, one day, mass outrage at police and government violence will increase to a point where fundamental change in the nature of policing becomes inevitable.     Address: 2022 Blake Street (near Shattuck), Berkeley CA 94704-2604     Voice: (510) 548-0425     Email: berkeleycopwatch@yahoo.com     Web: http://www.berkeleycopwatch.org/     [23 Jul 2017]

The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL)     The only international organization working exclusively to save coral reefs. CORAL provides education, tools, and inspiration to help local communities become passionate environmental stewards for the reefs. Together we develop managed marine protected areas and sustainable businesses to benefit coral reefs and people.     Address: 351 California Street, Suite 650, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: 1-888-CORAL-REEF     Email: info@coral.org     Web: http://www.coral.org     [28 Jan 2014]

Corporate Accountability International     We are committed to stopping life-threatening abuses by global corporations and increasing their accountability to public institutions and people around the world. As global corporations have grown richer and more powerful than many nations, they increasingly operate without limits on their power or influence. Around the world, global corporations drive government policies, unchecked by strong global policies to protect public health, human rights and the environment.     Web: http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org     [07 Jan 2017]

Corporate Watch     A not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis and training have supported people affected by corporations and those taking action for radical social change. We are currently working on climate change and ecology, militarism and social control, democracy, privatisation and housing. All of our work is available for free on our website.     Web: https://corporatewatch.org/     [18 Sep 2016]

The Corporation (the film)     A film that explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Part film and part movement, The Corporation is transforming audiences and dazzling critics with its insightful and compelling analysis. Taking its status as a legal “person” to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist’s couch to ask “What kind of person is it?” The Corporation includes interviews with 40 corporate insiders and critics – including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and Michael Moore – plus true confessions, case studies and strategies for change.     Web: http://www.thecorporation.com/     [18 Apr 2015]

CorpWatch     Non-profit investigative research and journalism to expose corporate malfeasance and to advocate for multinational corporate accountability and transparency. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations. We seek to expose multinational corporations that profit from war, fraud, environmental, human rights and other abuses, and to provide critical information to foster a more informed public and an effective democracy.     Address: POBox 29198, San Francisco CA 94129     Voice: (415) 226-6226     Web: http://www.corpwatch.org     [19 Oct 2014]

COTS Committee on the Shelterless     We empower homeless families, veterans, and adults to rebuild their lives and find housing. COTS is nationally recognized for our programs that consistently achieve housing results at twice the national average. We are more than a shelter; we provide comprehensive services that break the cycle of homelessness for good.     Address: PO Box 2744, Petaluma CA 94953     Voice: (707) 765-6530     Web: http://www.cots-homeless.org/     [10 Dec 2016]

Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG)     Represents the public interest and fosters public debate about the social, ethical and environmental implications of genetic technologies. CRG works through the media and concerned citizens to distribute accurate information on emerging issues in biotechnology. CRG also publishes a bimonthly magazine, GeneWatch, the only publication of its kind in the nation.     Web: http://www.gene-watch.org     [08 Feb 2015]

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)     Vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.     Web: http://www.cair.com     [19 Oct 2014]

CounterCorp     Seeks to spotlight, curtail, and ultimately prevent the corrosive effects of corporate impunity around the world by raising public and media awareness, promoting critical thought and analysis, and encouraging informed discussion and debate about how corporations actually operate, and what they really add to — and subtract from — humanity’s “bottom line”.     Address: 2017 Mission Street, Second Floor (at 16th Street), San Francisco CA 94110     Web: http://www.countercorp.org     [23 Jul 2017]

Countercurrents.org     An alternative news site that stands for peace and justice. Our sympathies are with all those who are engaged in struggles for economic, political, social, cultural, gender, environmental justice and more.     Web: http://www.countercurrents.org     [19 Oct 2014]

CounterPULSE     A home for grassroots arts and culture in San Francisco. Located at 9th and Mission in SOMA in San Francisco, CounterPULSE is a theater, performance space, community center, gallery and more. With roots deep in the Bay Area’s creative and provocative performance and dance scenes CounterPULSE provides space for performances, rehearsals, workshops, classes, and discussions. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization CounterPULSE offers subsidized rehearsal and rental space for artists, operates a fiscal sponsorship program for local creative and socially-relevant projects and supports the creation of new artistic work through a notable artist in residence program.     Address: 1310 Mission Street (at 9th Street), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 626-2060     Email: info@counterpulse.org     Web: http://www.counterpulse.org/     [17 Aug 2014]

CounterPunch     The bi-weekly muckraking newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair. Twice a month it brings its readers the stories that the corporate press never prints. Muckraking with a radical attitude.     Web: http://www.counterpunch.org/     [08 Feb 2015]

Courage Campaign     Fights for a more progressive California and country. We are an online community powered by more than 1.3 million members. Our proven strategy combines digital tools with grassroots community organizing. Every day, we use email, social media, petitions, offline events and data-driven outreach to educate public opinion, mobilize action, and hold our leaders accountable. We focus on THREE priorities: Economic Justice Human Rights Corporate and Political Accountability     Web: http://www.couragecampaign.org     [24 Jul 2016]

Courage to Resist     A group of concerned community members, veterans and military families that supports military objectors to illegal war and occupation and the policies of empire. Our People Power strategy weakens the pillars that maintain war and occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere by supporting GI resistance, counter-recruitment and draft resistance, which cuts off the supply of troops. We are autonomous from and independent of any political organization, party or group.     Address: 484 Lakepark Avenue # 41, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 488-3559     Web: http://www.couragetoresist.org     [18 Apr 2015]

Covenant House California     A non-profit agency whose mission is to reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. We help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. A large number have been thrown out of their homes while others have aged out or left the foster care system with no family, no support system, and no one to turn to.     Address: 200 Harrison Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 379-1010     Fax: (510) 379-1036     Email: info@covenanthousecalifornia.org     Web: http://www.covenanthousecalifornia.org     [25 Oct 2015]

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret     A groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill. Yet it goes on, almost entirely unchallenged.     Web: http://www.cowspiracy.com     [30 Nov 2014]

Creativity Explored     Advances the value and diversity of artistic expression. We provide artists with developmental disabilities the means to create, exhibit, and sell their art in our studios and gallery, and around the world. We are committed to supporting people with developmental disabilities in their quest to become working artists, and to promoting their work as an emerging and increasingly important contribution to the contemporary art world.     Address: 3245 16th Street (between Dolores and Guerrero), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 863-2108     Email: store@creativityexplored.org     Web: http://www.creativityexplored.org     [28 Jan 2014]

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County (CSS)     Mission is to reach out and offer support to people of all ages and backgrounds during times of crisis, to work to prevent the suicide of those who are actively suicidal, and to offer hope and caring during times of hopelessness. Offers a broad range of counseling, education and prevention services in a safe environment. CSS’ 24-hour crisis hotline responds to more than 60,000 calls each year. Services include on-going therapy groups, school-based counseling, supportive services for seniors, suicide prevention for youth; and community education.     Address: POBox 3120, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 420-2460 (office); (800) 309-2131 (crisis line)     Web: http://www.crisissupport.org     [08 Feb 2015]

Crissy Field Center     A dynamic hub of youth engagement for the Golden Gate National Parks and a model program of the National Park Service. Crissy Field Center programs encourage new generations to become bold leaders for thriving parks, healthy communities, and a more environmentally just society. With our focus on engaging people who traditionally have had little—if any—access to national parks, the Center has developed strong partnerships with schools and community centers in underserved areas, providing a majority of its programming for free or at low cost.     Address: Building 201, Fort Mason, San Francisco CA 94123     Voice: (415) 561-3000     Fax: (415) 561-3003     Email: tellmemore@parksconservancy.org     Web: http://www.crissyfield.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Critical Mass (Berkeley)     This fun ride begins at the Ashby Bart Station, where riders meet at 6pm on the 2nd Friday of each month. A local rider frequently brings a powerful bicycle sound system to the rides.     Web: http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/Berkeley,_California   http://www.bclu.org/berkeleycriticalmass.org/     [25 Oct 2015]

Critical Mass (San Francisco)     A monthly mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in cities around the world. It was started here in San Francisco in 1992 by cyclists and activists who wanted to increase the visibility of bicyclists and reclaim public space by making social use of the streets on a regular basis. Meets on the last Friday of each month at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza, at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco.     Web: http://www.sfcriticalmass.org     [02 Nov 2015]

Critical Resistance     Seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe that basic necessities such as food, shelter, and freedom are what really make our communities secure. As such, our work is part of global struggles against inequality and powerlessness. The success of the movement requires that it reflect communities most affected by the PIC. Because we seek to abolish the PIC, we cannot support any work that extends its life or scope.     Address: 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 504, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 444-0484     Email: crnational@criticalresistance.org     Web: http://www.criticalresistance.org     [08 Feb 2015]

CropChoice     An alternative news and information source for American farmers and consumers about genetically modified crops, corporate agribusiness concentration, farm and trade policy, sustainable agriculture, wind farming and alternative energy, and rural economic and social issues. CropChoice has news that big companies may not want farmers to hear. The CropChoice news service provides balance. It complements other news sources and helps American producers make the best planting and management decisions. Consumers are better infomed about the food they’re buying, how it was produced and processed, and its source.     Web: http://www.cropchoice.com     [08 Feb 2015]

CropMobster Community Exchange     An invaluable tool for sharing agricultural and food surplus AND getting the word out about your operation and story. The main principle is creating daily “Win-Win” solutions in the spirit of sharing. If everyone sticks to that we’ll be good to go! Publish Alerts & Offers to Share! Any time you have food to sell, donate or share you can post an alert on your terms. It can be a deal, donation, trade and more! Have extra produce in the garden? Well post an alert!     Web: http://sfbay.cropmobster.com/     [19 May 2014]

The Crucible     A 501(c)(3) non-profit arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry, and community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area. Known for one-of-a-kind industrial arts education programs, The Crucible is also highly regarded for its innovative performances.     Address: 1260 7th Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 444-0919     Email: info@thecrucible.org     Web: http://www.thecrucible.org/     [08 Feb 2015]

Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI)     Drives development and adoption of practical digital imaging and preservation solutions for people passionate about saving humanity’s treasures today, before they are lost. The technologies and principles that guide our work are leading to new and easy-to-learn imaging techniques that can be made available and accessible to people all over the world. By providing tools, technology, and training, CHI drives the adoption of new practices by a broad constituency, from major art museums to remote archaeological sites to fields in the natural sciences.     Address: 2325 3rd Street, Suite 323, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 558-8672     Email: info@c-h-i.org     Web: http://culturalheritageimaging.org/     [24 Nov 2014]

Culture and Animals Foundation (CAF)     CAF takes a distinctive approach to animal advocacy: it is the only all-volunteer organization exclusively dedicated to intellectual and artistic expression to raise awareness of animal rights. With a unique approach best described as cultural activism, CAF funds academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about concern for animals. Moreover, for twenty-three years CAF produced or co-produced the International Compassionate Living Festival, which brought animal advocates together for dialogue, presentations and performances.      Web: http://www.cultureandanimals.org/     [17 Aug 2014]

Culture Change     Mobilizes people to slash petroleum consumption immediately. Our reasons are well understood: drastically reduce pollution, avert complete climate chaos, stop the assault of petrochemical toxins on our bodies, end war for oil, and localize economics. So that these needs are understood to a greater degree by more and more people, we engage in education and activism oriented toward the big picture and fundamental change, rather than reforming the system we often refer to as the dominant paradigm.     Address: POBox 3387, Santa Cruz CA 95063     Voice: (215) 243-3144     Fax: (215) 243-3144 (same as voice)     Web: http://www.culturechange.org     [16 Jan 2016]

Cycles of Change     Works to improve the health and sustainability of our neighborhoods by increasing the use of bicycles as transportation, connecting youth with the extraordinary living systems of our local area, and building a diverse community of visionary young leaders. The organization began in 1998 at Roosevelt Middle School in East Oakland and has grown steadily to sites in Oakland, Alameda, and Berkeley.     Address: 1246 23rd Avenue, Oakland CA 94606     Voice: (510) 842-1006     Email: info@cyclesofchange.org     Web: http://www.cyclesofchange.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Daily Acts     A sustainability non-profit that inspires action to create more nourishing, connected, and resilient communities. Grounded in the core belief that every choice you make matters, we take a heart-centered approach to personal and community transformation. Our education programs, action campaigns, and strategic alliances connect people to each other and to their own power to grow food, conserve resources and build local resilience.     Address: 245 Kentucky Street, Petaluma CA 94953     Voice: (707) 789-9664     Web: http://www.DailyActs.org     [14 Apr 2017]

Dark Mountain Project     A network of writers, artists and thinkers who have stopped believing the stories our civilisation tells itself. We see that the world is entering an age of ecological collapse, material contraction and social and political unravelling, and we want our cultural responses to reflect this reality rather than denying it. The Project grew out of a feeling that contemporary literature and art were failing to respond honestly or adequately to the scale of our entwined ecological, economic and social crises. We believe that writing and art have a crucial role to play in coming to terms with this reality, and in questioning the foundations of the world in which we find ourselves.     Web: http://www.dark-mountain.net/     [17 Aug 2014]

David Brower Center     Provides a home for the environmental movement by advocating for the beauty, diversity and ecological integrity of Earth. The Brower Center accomplishes this mission through a distinctive combination of permanent infrastructure and ongoing programs in a unique institution that Informs the public about the environmental challenges we face and the bold actions we must take if ours is to remain a living planet; Inspires people to recognize their own power and responsibility to act on behalf of the Earth; and Connects individuals and organizations dedicated to social equity and ecological sustainability.     Address: 2150 Allston Way, Suite 100, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 809-0900     Fax: (510) 809-0909     Email: contact@browercenter.org     Web: http://www.browercenter.org/     [14 Apr 2017]

DCARA (Deaf, Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency)     A non-profit, community-based social service agency serving the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Deaf-blind (D/HH/LD/DB)community. Established in 1962 as one of the first Deaf-run agencies in the country, DCARA provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to the Deaf community living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California.     Address: 14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200, San Leandro CA 94578-2926     Voice: (510) 343-6670 VP & Voice     Fax: (510) 483-1790     Email: info@dcara.org     Web: http://www.dcara.org     [02 Nov 2015]

Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC)     A national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities. This is “the place” to find the most comprehensive and accurate information about this unique community.     Web: http://www.deafqueer.org/     [02 Nov 2015]

Death of a Million Trees     Although we have preferences, we like all trees and we don’t like to see any healthy tree destroyed. Unfortunately, others believe their preference for certain trees justifies the destruction of those they don’t like. The purpose of this blog is to inform the San Francisco Bay Area of the destruction of trees and to confront the rationale for their destruction. We will describe the projects in the San Francisco Bay Area that have destroyed or are planning to destroy over a half million trees. There are probably many other projects of which we are unaware. We invite you to tell us about the projects that you know about.     Web: http://milliontrees.me     [14 Jan 2017]

Death Penalty Focus     Committed to the abolition of the death penalty through public education, grassroots organizing and political advocacy, media outreach, and domestic and international coalition building. We believe that the death penalty is an ineffective, cruel, and simplistic response to the serious and complex problem of violent crime. It institutionalizes discrimination against the poor and people of color, diverts attention and financial resources away from preventative measures that would actually increase public safety, risks the execution of innocent people, and does not deter crime.     Address: 5 Third Street, Suite 725, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 243-0143     Fax: (415) 766-4593     Email: information@deathpenalty.org     Web: http://www.deathpenalty.org/     [28 Jan 2014]

Death with Dignity National Center (DDNC)     Mission is to promote Death with Dignity laws based on our model legislation, the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, both to provide an option for dying individuals and to stimulate nationwide improvements in end-of-life care.     Web: http://www.deathwithdignity.org     [06 Jul 2015]

Defend Knowland Park     Knowland Park (Ohlone Territory called Huchiun) is a 500-acre wild open space in the Oakland hills of California. It was deeded to the City by the State in the 1970’s under the condition that it would always remain a public park but now the Oakland Zoo is trying to expand onto the park, fencing in a large portion of the area and will cut down dozens of trees, some of which are old growth Oaks. The western highlands and northern slopes are currently a home to rare native plant communities, thriving but threatened wildlife, and a critical migratory corridor for coyotes, mountain lions and bobcats. The park is also home to threatened species of animals such as the Alameda Whipsnake and The Great Horned Owl.     Web: http://defendknowlandpark.org/     [18 Aug 2015]

Defend Science     We have launched an ad hoc emergency initiative from – and reaching out to – scientists in various fields, science educators, science writers, etc. Coming from a diversity of perspectives, we are extremely concerned about the current attack on science, including on its very foundation in scientific method and thinking. Our goal is to mobilize scientists and issue this public call, “Defend Science,” whose purpose is nothing less than to bring society wide attention to the real issues and the real stakes. We launched the Defend Science website in the summer of 2005 and at that time started to circulate the Defend Science Statement broadly.     Address: 2124 Kittridge Street #182, Berkeley CA 94704     Email: mail@defendscience.org     Web: http://defendscience.org/     [23 Jul 2017]

Defenders of Wildlife     A major national conservation organization focused solely on wildlife and habitat conservation and the safeguarding of biodiversity. We believe in the inherent value of wildlife and the natural world, and this singular focus defines our important niche in the environmental and conservation community and serves as the anchor for our organizational values.     Web: http://www.defenders.org/     [06 Jul 2015]

Defense of Place     A nimble watchdog organization that upholds the inviolability of protected lands. Defense of Place collaborates with citizen activists nationwide to protect parks, nature preserves, wildlife refuges, open spaces, and conservation easements from sale, development and predatory changes in use. While climate change may affect landscapes’ character and species over time, Defense of Place is committed to the principal of saving land in perpetuity for the benefit of future generations. Whether it’s honoring a donor’s legacy or protecting a public asset, Defense of Place can help save a protected place you love.     Address: 187 East Blithedale Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941     Voice: (415) 928-3774     Email: info@rri.org     Web: http://defenseofplace.rri.org/     [08 Feb 2015]

Demand Progress     We work to win progressive policy changes for ordinary people through organizing and grassroots lobbying. We focus on issues of civil liberties, civil rights, and government reform. We run online campaigns to rally people to take action on the news that affects them — by contacting Congress and other leaders, funding pressure tactics, and spreading the word in their own communities. We work in Washington to provide an advocate for the public in all the decisions that affect our lives.     Web: https://demandprogress.org     [02 Dec 2016]

The Democracy Center     Works globally to help citizens understand and influence the public decisions that impact their lives. Through a combination of investigation and reporting, advocacy training, and leading international citizen campaigns, we have worked with social and environmental justice activists in more than three-dozen countries on five continents. As The Democracy Center begins its third decade, a special emphasis of our work is strengthening citizen action on the global climate crisis and helping citizens challenge the power of corporations.     Address: POBox 22157, San Francisco CA 94122     Voice: (415) 564-4767     Fax: (978) 383-1269     Email: contact@democracyctr.org     Web: http://www.democracyctr.org/     [14 Apr 2017]

Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County (DUHC)     A community organizing group located in Humboldt County, CA. We work locally and across the country to help ordinary Americans reclaim our power from corporate rule. We’re all about organizing at the local level to grow healthy communities and a democratic society. Check out the pages above to learn more about our organization and get involved.     Web: http://www.duhc.org/     [08 Feb 2015]

Desert Survivors     An affiliation of desert lovers committed to experiencing, sharing and protecting desert wilderness wherever we find it. We recognize the places we love to explore will not remain wild unless we give others the opportunity to experience them as we do and unless we remain vigilant and active in our efforts to monitor and preserve them.     Web: http://www.desert-survivors.org     [06 Jul 2015]

Design Action Collective     Provides graphic design and visual communications for progressive, non-profit and social change organizations. By providing these high-quality professional services, we seek to contribute to building a broad and effective progressive movement and participate in the struggle for social justice.     Address: 1730 Franklin Street #103, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 452-1912     Email: info@designaction.org     Web: http://www.designaction.org/     [18 Apr 2015]

Destiny Arts (De-Escalation Skills Training Inspiring Nonviolence in Youth)     Exists to end isolation, prejudice and violence in the lives of young people. We accomplish our mission by: * Offering skills training to youth, ages 3-18, through after-school, weekend and summer programs in the performing and martial arts, and violence prevention at our main site, and in outreach programs at local schools and community centers. * Providing youth with caring adult mentors. * Supporting youth in developing an individualized series of artistic expression. * Giving youth opportunities to share a message of peace and empowerment through performances, events, and workshops. * Nurturing the physical, emotional and spiritual development of young people.     Address: 970 Grace Avenue, Oakland CA 94608     Voice: (510) 597-1619     Email: info@destinyarts.org     Web: http://www.destinyarts.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

The Development Group for Alternative Policies     Assists in the promotion of economic justice across the South, or Third World, by helping to maximize control by poor communities and sectors over their own development in the face of impositions from the North. It was founded on the principle of the right to self-determination and on the belief that local knowledge is indispensable to the shaping of sound development policies, programs and projects relevant to local needs and conditions.     Web: http://www.developmentgap.org/     [19 Oct 2014]

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)     A leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. Americans with disabilities make up one of the United States’ largest minorities. More than 25% live in poverty and only about 20% have gone to college. Seventy–five percent are unemployed. Such economic and social disenfranchisement is not an inevitable consequence of the physical and mental limitations imposed by disability; it is the result of society’s historic response to those limitations: lack of accessibility in the built environment and policies that encourage or even require exclusion, segregation, and institutionalization. The result is a legacy of prejudice and paternalism that is deeply embedded in the social consciousness.     Address: 3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 644-2555     Fax: (510) 841-8645 (fax and tty)     Email: info@dredf.org     Web: http://www.dredf.org     [14 Apr 2017]

DisabledCommunity.Org (DCO)     Seeks to educate by sharing information both online and in the community. We are run by volunteers. Our website makes a great starting point that provides resources and information to help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, their family, friends, caregivers and social service agencies.     Address: 275 Fifth Street, Suite 419, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 508-6130     Email: admin@disabledcommunity.org     Web: http://www.disabledcommunity.org     [14 Jan 2017]

Dissident Voice (DV)     An internet newsletter dedicated to challenging the distortions and lies of the corporate press and the privileged classes it serves. The goal of Dissident Voice is to provide hard hitting, thought provoking and even entertaining news and commentaries on politics and culture that can serve as ammunition in struggles for peace and social justice.     Web: http://www.dissidentvoice.org/     [06 Jul 2015]

Dollars and Sense     Publishes economic news and analysis, reports on economic justice activism, primers on economic topics, and critiques of the mainstream media’s coverage of the economy. Our readers include professors, students, and activists who value our smart and accessible economic coverage.     Web: http://www.dollarsandsense.org/     [19 Oct 2014]

Donnelly / Colt Progressive Resources Catalog     A family-owned and operated mailorder business that has been designing and distributing progressive materials promoting peace, social and environmental justice and human rights since 1975. We offer over 1,400 items in stock; almost all the items are union-made and union printed in the U.S. Handmade items are fair trade produced. We also do wholesale Custom Printing for more than 20 kinds of products for you or your organization, business, campaign, project, club, band or special event.     Web: http://www.donnellycolt.com     [28 Jan 2014]

Dorothy Day House     We are a Berkeley-centered nonprofit founded in the spirit of social change activist Dorothy Day, providing nutritional support, emergency winter shelter, and other services to Berkeley’s homeless and very low-income residents.     Address: POBox 12701, Berkeley CA 94712     Voice: (925) 519-9881     Email: dorothydayhouse@gmail.com     Web: http://dorothydayhouse.org     [08 Feb 2015]

DrawBridge: An Arts Program for Homeless Children     Mission is to provide art programs for homeless and other underserved children in an environment that fosters their sense of joy, creativity and exuberance.     Address: POBox 2698, San Rafael CA 94912     Voice: (415) 444-0930     Email: drawbridge@drawbridge.org     Web: http://www.drawbridge.org     [08 Feb 2015]

Drinking Liberally (DL)     An informal, inclusive progressive social group. Raise your spirits while you raise your glass, and share ideas while you share a pitcher. Drinking Liberally gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Bars are democratic spaces – you talk to strangers, you share booths, you feel the bond of common ground. Bring democratic discourse to your local democratic space – build democracy one drink at a time.     Web: http://livingliberally.org/drinking/     [16 Jan 2016]

Drug Policy Alliance, San Francisco Bay Area Office (DPA Network)     The nation’s leading organization promoting drug policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights. Our supporters are individuals who believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. Together we advance policies that reduce the harms of both drug use and drug prohibition, and seek solutions that promote safety while upholding the sovereignty of individuals over their own minds and bodies. We work to ensure that our nation’s drug policies no longer arrest, incarcerate, disenfranchise and otherwise harm millions – particularly young people and people of color who are disproportionately affected by the war on drugs.     Address: 1330 Broadway, Suite 1426, Oakland CA 94612     Web: http://www.drugpolicy.org     [23 Oct 2016]

Drug Reform Coalition Network (DRCNet)     Works for an end to drug prohibition worldwide, and an end to the “drug war” in its current form. We believe that much of the harm commonly attributed to “drugs” is really the result of placing drugs in a criminal environment. We believe the global drug war has fueled violence, civil instability, and public health crises; and that the currently prevalent arrest- and punishment-based policies toward drugs are unjust.     Web: http://www.drcnet.org/     [23 Oct 2016]

Earth Island Institute     A non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. Since 1982, Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which our civilization depends. Our Project Support program acts as an incubator for start-up environmental projects, giving crucial assistance to groups and individuals with new ideas for promoting ecological sustainability. In addition to our project support work, we also inform and inspire people to take action through our award-winning quarterly magazine, Earth Island Journal, our New Leaders Initiative, and our Restoration Initiative.     Address: 2150 Allston Way, Suite 460, Berkeley CA 94704-1375     Voice: (510) 859-9100     Fax: (510) 859-9091     Web: http://www.earthisland.org     [23 Oct 2016]

Earth Policy Institute (EPI)     Founded to provide a plan of a sustainable future along with a roadmap of how to get from here to there. EPI works at the global level simply because no country can fully implement a Plan B economy in isolation. EPI’s goals are (1) to provide a global plan (Plan B) for moving the world onto an environmentally and economically sustainable path, (2) to provide examples demonstrating how the plan would work, and (3) to keep the media, policymakers, academics, environmentalists, and other decision-makers focused on the process of building a Plan B economy.     Web: http://www.earth-policy.org     [19 Oct 2014]

Earth Share California (Northern California office)     Coordinates workplace giving for over eighty carefully selected environmental charities. Part of the national Earth Share network, EarthShare California offers business partners the opportunity to connect with the most respected organizations, offering solutions to environmental business questions, volunteer opportunities and networking. Our member organizations have been instrumental in maintaining the California landscape, and many have influenced eco-friendly legislation, including the tax credit for energy efficient vehicles.     Address: 870 Market Street, Suite 703, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 981-1999; (800) 368-1819     Fax: (415) 800-6592     Email: esca@earthshareca.org     Web: http://www.earthshareca.org     [20 Oct 2014]

Earthjustice     The nation’s premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.     Address: 50 California Street, Suite 500, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 217-2000     Fax: (415) 217-2040     Email: info@earthjustice.org     Web: http://www.earthjustice.org     [23 Jul 2017]

EarthLight: Journal for Ecological and Spiritual Living     A seedbed and greenhouse of eco-spiritual writing, artwork and video brought to you by the EarthLight Community in Oakland, California featuring original work and links to the evolving world of earth-inclusive spirituality.     Address: 111 Fairmount Avenue, Oakland CA 94611     Voice: (510) 451-4926     Email: Admin@EarthLight.org     Web: http://www.earthlight.org     [21 Feb 2015]

EarthRights International (ERI)     Combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, which we define as “earth rights.” We specialize in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. Through these strategies, EarthRights International seeks to end earth rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work.     Web: http://www.earthrights.org/     [20 Oct 2014]

EarthSave Foundation     EarthSave’s Meals for Health program teaches a lifestyle and plant-based diet proven to reverse serious diseases, get subjects off medication, and greatly improve the participants’ quality of life. Until now, these programs have been available exclusively to wealthy individuals or employees of forward-thinking companies. We make them available at no cost to needy individuals and families.     Web: http://www.earthsave.org     [20 Oct 2014]

East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC)     The U.S. Surgeon General estimates that at some point between pre-kindergarten and 12th grade about 20 percent of American children will need treatment for mental health issues. Sadly, only a small percentage will get the care they require to succeed in school and life. East Bay Agency for Children helps address this urgent need in our local communities by providing students experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties—most of them from low-income families—with vital mental health and specialized educational services. For the larger public school community, EBAC works to improve student wellbeing through after-school programs, parent support services and child assault prevention classes.     Address: 303 Van Buren Avenue, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 268-3770     Fax: (510) 268-1073     Email: info@ebac.org     Web: http://www.ebac.org/     [26 Apr 2014]

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE)     Advances economic, racial and social justice by building a just economy in the East Bay based on good jobs and healthy communities. We address the root causes of economic injustice by developing strategic alliances among community, faith, and labor to build power and create change with low-income workers and communities of color.     Address: 1814 Franklin Street, Suite 325, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 893-7106     Fax: (510) 893-7010     Email: info@workingeastbay.org     Web: http://www.workingeastbay.org     [26 Apr 2014]

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC)     A nonprofit community development organization celebrating 40 years of building healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods in Oakland and the greater East Bay. We develop and manage high quality affordable apartments and homes, retail spaces for local small businesses and community centers, while fostering increased economic opportunities for low-income families and individuals. These comprehensive programs help families and individuals begin a path toward financially security and access the resources they need to lead healthy, stable and fulfilling lives.     Address: 1825 San Pablo Suite 200, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 287-5353     Email: communications@ebaldc.org     Web: http://www.ebaldc.org     [13 Aug 2017]

East Bay Atheists     Meets each month in the Berkeley main library to discuss atheism and other topical events of interests to atheists. Our collective mission includes local activism when “freethinkers” rights to be free from religion are threatened, or when government promotes religion. An Atheist is one who has no belief in or knowledge of any god/gods. We want to live a religion-free life. We promote our US Constitutional right of freedom from religion. We do not want our taxes supporting religion or faith-based organizations. We invite fellow Atheists to join us in peacefully promoting our principles and protecting our rights.      Voice: (510) 222-7580     Email: info@eastbayatheists.org     Web: http://www.eastbayatheists.org     [21 Feb 2015]

East Bay Bicycle Coalition (EBBC)     Promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible. The East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. Bicycling is a mainstream, comfortable and safe choice for people of all cultures, ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Bicycles are well integrated into the transportation system and are a key part of our thriving communities. Office is in Jack London Square in Oakland.     Address: POBox 1736, Oakland CA 94604     Voice: (510) 845-RIDE (7433)     Web: http://www.ebbc.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

East Bay Bike Party (EBBP)     A mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and types to meet, ride, and play together in the streets. Rides are 12-16 miles long with 2 stops at public spaces along the route. Rides move at a slow pace and volunteers assure everyone makes the correct turns. Riders express their creativity through the ride’s theme. Music is a big part of the EBBP experience along the route and at the party stops where dancing is common. Each ride is a unique, once in a lifetime experience right here in your own backyard. Once per month, all year long. We meet at 7:30pm of every single SECOND FRIDAY of the month, and roll out at 8pm. We’re always near a BART station in time to get back on one of the later trains.     Web: https://eastbaybikeparty.wordpress.com/     [21 Mar 2015]

East Bay Cohousing (EBCOHO)     A Bay Area-wide MeetUp. It is hosted by Cohousing Coaches Raines Cohen and Betsy Morris of Berkeley Cohousing and their business, Planning for Sustainable Communities. We connect a wide variety of kindred spirits and resources. We support individuals wanting to learn more, forming groups looking to create community together, and members of existing communities. We are mostly in the East Bay and San Francisco; others are from the North and South Bay, Los Angeles, Nevada, and other parts of the US and Mexico.     Web: http://www.meetup.com/ebcoho/     [17 Aug 2014]

East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)     Mission is to promote justice and build a community that is more healthy, secure, productive and hopeful by providing: legal services and policy advocacy that are responsive to the needs of low-income communities, and law training that prepares future attorneys to be skilled and principled advocates that are committed to finding innovative solutions to the cause and conditions of poverty.     Address: 2921 Adeline Street, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 548-4040     Email: info@ebclc.org     Web: http://www.ebclc.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)     DSA is the country’s largest socialist organization. We are building progressive movements for social change in Oakland, Berkeley, and throughout the East Bay while establishing an openly democratic socialist presence in American communities and politics. Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet human needs, not to make profits for a few. We are a political and activist organization, not a party; through campus and community-based chapters DSA members use a variety of tactics, from legislative to direct action, to fight for reforms that empower working people.     Email: info@eastbaydsa.org     Web: http://www.eastbaydsa.org/   http://www.dsausa.org     [03 Jul 2017]

East Bay Pesticide Alert (Don’t Spray California)     Does not compromise around health. Advocates NO use of pesticides. Because our very lives depend on ridding the world of toxic pesticides. And because a real community means we don’t need to evacuate the chemically sensitive, the old, the young, the immune system-compromised.     Address: 2399 East 14th Street #24, San Leandro CA 94577     Voice: (510) 895-2312     Email: beneficialbug@sonic.net     Web: http://www.eastbaypesticidealert.org     [02 Jul 2015]

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant (EBSC)     Offers sanctuary, solidarity, support, community organizing assistance, advocacy, and legal services to those escaping war, terror, political persecution, intolerance, exploitation, and other expressions of violence. We intentionally provide opportunities for transformational learning that arise from the relationships we fosters among refugees, immigrants, and host communities. We join with others to understand and eliminate the causes of violence and oppression worldwide.     Address: 2362 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 540-5296     Email: info@eastbaysanctuary.org     Web: http://www.eastbaysanctuary.org     [23 Oct 2016]

East Bay Solidarity Network     An all-volunteer group that came together in 2010 to fight with disenfranchised people in Oakland against abusive bosses and landlords. We use a solidarity network model, which means we work with the tenant or employee to decide on a list of demands and then use a strategy of one or more direct action tactics to win those demands. We have chosen to use this model because it is successful, both in Oakland and cities across the world.     Web: http://eastbaysol.wordpress.com     [09 Jul 2014]

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)     A U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity with the peoples of Timor-Leste (East Timor), West Papua and Indonesia. ETAN provides information about, and ways to help, Timor-Leste, which was invaded and subjugated by U.S. ally Indonesia in 1975. East Timor chose independence in August 1999 and was soon destroyed by the Indonesian military. Timor-Leste finally became independent on May 20, 2002. ETAN educates, organizes, and advocates for justice for historic and ongoing crimes against humanity, war crimes, and human rights violations in East Timor, West Papua, and Indonesia. ETAN supports democratic reconstruction of Timor-Leste. ETAN supports restrictions on military assistance to Indonesia in order to support democracy and justice.     Web: http://www.etan.org/     [16 Jan 2016]

Eat Drink Politcs (CIFC)     If you want to enact policy reform that threatens the food or beverage industry in any way, you have to understand your opponent. At Eat Drink Politics, we understand the challenges of taking on the likes of McDonald’s, PepsiCo, and Anheuser-Busch InBev. With more than 17 years of experience in corporate research and advocacy, we can help you counter underhanded industry tactics that threaten public health. We have a broad expertise that includes health, law, policy, economics, and marketing, combined with a passion for exposing and countering corporate public relations and lobbying. Our clients include non-profits, law firms, and political campaigns.     Voice: (510) 465-0322 (Michele Simon)     Web: http://www.appetiteforprofit.com/     [11 Jan 2015]

Ecocity Builders     We develop and implement policy, design and educational tools and strategies to build thriving urban centers based on “access by proximity” and to reverse patterns of sprawl and excessive consumption. Ecocity Builders and associates’ definition of “ecocity” is conditional upon a healthy relationship of the city’s parts and functions, similar to the relationship of organs in living complex organism. We are concerned with city design, planning, building, and operations in an integral way and in relation to the surrounding environment and natural resources of the region, utilizing organic, ecological and whole-systems lessons to actually reverse the negative impacts of climate change, species extinction and the destruction of the biosphere.     Address: 339 15th Street, Suite 208, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 452-9522     Email: info@ecocitybuilders.org     Web: http://www.ecocitybuilders.org     [27 May 2017]

Ecological Building Network     An open, collaborative group of builders, scientists, architects and engineeers sharing the best knowledge we can find for everyone’s benefit. Here you will find practical technical guidance by for designing and constructing better buildings, wherever you are. Whether you are building a straw bale home in Argentina, a low-income village with shipping containers in Shanghai, or a concrete office structure in Sacramento, we have information you can use.     Address: POBox 6397, San Rafael CA 94903     Voice: (415) 491-4802     Email: bruce@ecobuildnetwork.org     Web: http://www.ecobuildnetwork.org/     [25 Oct 2014]

Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm)     Mission is to nurture safe, healthy, just, and ecologically sustainable farms, food systems, and communities by bringing people together for education, alliance building, advocacy, and celebration. Through educational conferences, training programs, on-farm events and communications initiatives, the Ecological Farming Association supports farms working to achieve a Triple Bottom Line. Since its inception in 1981, EcoFarm has facilitated hands-on learning, interactive teaching models, and farmer-to-farmer education.     Web: http://www.eco-farm.org     [11 Feb 2016]

Ecology Action     Teaches people worldwide to better feed themselves while building and preserving the soil and conserving resources. Aware of intensifying world challenges and the basic need of people to feed themselves, we have been working for 40 years to develop an elegant, small-scale agricultural system — GROW BIOINTENSIVE® Sustainable Mini-Farming — that when practiced correctly, nurtures healthy soil fertility, produces high yields, conserves resources and can be used successfully by almost everyone. Our goal is to help this system be known and used locally…on a worldwide basis.     Address: 5798 Ridgewood Road, Willits CA 95490     Voice: (707) 459-0150     Fax: (707) 459-5409     Web: http://www.growbiointensive.org     [25 Oct 2014]

Ecology Center     Focuses on the environmental impacts of urban residents. We address issues through educating, creating community momentum, building infrastructure to make change easy, and spreading positive solutions through convening and advocacy. Our core issues include waste and consumerism, food and farming, climate change prevention and resiliency, and sustainable living. Mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. We transform the ideals of sustainability into everyday practice. We deliver information you can act on, infrastructure you can count on, and leadership for lasting change.     Address: 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite H (at Blake), Berkeley CA 94702-2000     Voice: (510) 548-2220; (510) 548-3402 (store); (510) 527-5555 (recycling program); (510) 548-3333 (farmers markets)     Fax: (510) 548-2240     Email: calendar@ecologycenter.org     Web: http://www.ecologycenter.org     [18 Apr 2015]

Ecology Center Of San Francisco (ECOSF)     Cultivates ecological awareness in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization came to life in January of 2006 to provide resources, education, and support to create sustainable and regenerative communities within San Francisco. We focus on ecological education, the science of relationships and connections, to help the community better understand the local environment, the greater world we live in and how to find our place in the intricate web of life through cooperation not domination.     Address: 424 Russia Street, San Francisco CA 94112     Voice: (415) 565-9576     Email: info@eco-sf.org     Web: http://www.eco-sf.org/     [06 Jul 2015]

Economic Policy Institute     A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions. EPI believes every working person deserves a good job with fair pay, affordable health care, and retirement security. To achieve this goal, EPI conducts research and analysis on the economic status of working America. EPI proposes public policies that protect and improve the economic conditions of low- and middle-income workers and assesses policies with respect to how they affect those workers.     Web: http://www.epi.org     [25 Oct 2014]

EcoVegEvents.com     An on-line calendar of environmental, animal protection, and vegetarian events. You can submit your own events on-line.     Web: http://EcoVegEvents.com     [23 Oct 2016]

EcoVillage Farm Learning Center     Mission is to create a healthy sustainable environment and socially/economically just society for present and future generations. EcoVillage Farm Learning Center is a place where urban residents of all cultural backgrounds feel welcome and come to learn through (participatory) “mind/hands on” activities how to restore and protect Mother Earth and her people. EcoVillage Farm Learning Center is an “Oasis of Connectivity” in the City of Richmond, a city that is often perceived of as a food, safety and environment desert. Yes! A Farm in Richmond!     Address: 21 Laurel Lane, Richmond CA 94803     Voice: (510) 223-1693     Email: info@ecovillagefarm.org     Web: http://ecovillagefarm.org     [26 Apr 2014]

EcoViva     Works in partnership and solidarity with community-led organizations in Central America organized to achieve environmental sustainability, economic security, social justice and peace. The vision and implementation of our programs come from our local partners.     Address: 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 203, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 835-1334     Fax: (510) 280-2833     Email: info@ecoviva.org     Web: http://www.eco-viva.org     [06 Jul 2015]

Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP)     Mission is to assist local families and individuals who are experiencing economic and personal hardship. EHP provides food, clothing, household essentials, support, and advocacy to our neighbors to sustain them through immediate crises and to help them regain stability and independence. EHP serves working families, seniors, people with limited incomes and those who have both emergency and on-going needs in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and surrounding communities.     Address: 2411 Pulgas Avenue, East Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (650) 323-7781     Email: info@ehpcares.org     Web: http://www.ehpcares.org/     [10 Dec 2016]

Ecumenical Peace Institute / CALC (EPI)     An interfaith justice and peace education action group. Focuses on militarism, racism and empire and works with Native Americans, political prisoners, and youth. Holds the Living Graveyard on the third Monday of each month a legal street theater witness at which are read the names of Iraqi dead in the ongoing violence initiated by tne US in 2003. Also read are the names of US soldiers from California killed in Afghanistan or Iraq, Palestinians killed in Gaza in Israeli attacks in 2004, and the names of people of color killed by police or vigilante violence in the US. EPI is a principal organizer (with LCP) of the annual Good Friday Gathering for Worship and Witness at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab. This is the Northern California chapter of Clergy and Laity Concerned.     Address: POBox 9334, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 990-0374     Email: epicalc@gmail.com   epicalc@lmi.net     Web: http://www.epicalc.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Edible City: The Movie     A 55 minute documentary film that introduces a diverse cast of extraordinary characters who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system. The film digs deep into their unique perspectives and transformative work, finding inspirational, grass-roots solutions based on growing local food systems and economies.     Web: http://ediblecitythemovie.com/     [24 Jul 2016]

Edible East Bay     A quarterly magazine that celebrates the abundant local foods of Alameda and Contra Costa counties (or the EastBay, as we call it here in the San Francisco Bay Area). At edible East Bay, we believe that our food choices do make a difference – to our health, to the health of our planet, and to our enjoyment of life. With that in mind, we bring you news of our region’s family farmers, fishermen, food artisans, chefs, home gardeners, and others who have a dedication to producing and using sustainably produced, local, seasonal foods. In this magazine’s stories and images, we will let you know what’s happening right over the back fence.     Address: 4200 Park Blvd. #267, Oakland CA 94602     Voice: (510) 225-5776     Email: editor@edibleeastbay.com     Web: http://edibleeastbay.com/     [25 May 2015]

Edible Schoolyard Berkeley     A one-acre organic garden and kitchen classroom for urban public school students at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School. This model program for edible education is fully funded by the Edible Schoolyard Project. At ESY Berkeley, students participate in all aspects of growing, harvesting, and preparing nutritious, seasonal produce during the academic day and in after-school classes. Students’ hands-on experience in the kitchen and garden fosters a deeper appreciation of how the natural world sustains us and promotes the environmental and social well-being of our school community. The Edible Schoolyard program is fully integrated into the fabric of the school. Lessons in the kitchen and garden classrooms bring academic subjects to life and cultivate an appetite for fresh, healthy food, as well as the confidence to prepare it at home.     Address: Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 558-1335     Fax: (510) 558-1334     Web: http://edibleschoolyard.org/berkeley     [24 Jul 2016]

Edible Schoolyard Project     Mission is to build and share a national edible education curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school. We envision gardens and kitchens as interactive classrooms for all academic subjects, and a free, nutritious, organic lunch for every student. Integrating this curriculum into schools can transform the health and values of every child in America.     Address: 1517 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 843-3811     Web: http://edibleschoolyard.org     [24 Jul 2016]

Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC)     Mission is to promote peace and empower young people in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. EPIC is dedicated to helping people build a more peaceful, sustainable, democratic society in Iraq. We seek to accomplish this by advocating policies that further Iraq’s prospects for peace and democracy, and through youth programs and partnerships in Iraq that engage young people in creating a brighter future.     Web: http://www.epic-usa.org/     [28 Jan 2014]

Electric Embers     Provides technical services and know-how to people working to make the world more just, sustainable, and beautiful. Our operations and client selection are rooted in democratic and progressive values, and our services in the core Internet values of freedom, privacy, and security.     Address: 733 Page Street, San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (800) 843-6197     Email: info@electricembers.coop     Web: http://electricembers.coop     [11 Feb 2016]

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)     The leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.     Address: 815 Eddy Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 436-9333     Email: info@eff.org     Web: http://www.eff.org/     [25 Oct 2014]

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)     An independent non-profit research center in Washington, DC. EPIC works to protect privacy, freedom of expression, democratic values, and to promote the Public Voice in decisions concerning the future of the Internet. EPIC pursues a wide range of program activities including public education, litigation, and advocacy. EPIC routinely files amicus briefs in federal courts, pursues open government cases, defends consumer privacy, organizes conferences for NGOs, and speaks before Congress and judicial organizations about emerging privacy and civil liberties issues. EPIC works closely with a distinguished advisory board, with expertise in law, technology and public policy.     Web: http://www.epic.org     [25 Oct 2014]

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights     The Ella Baker Center is named for an unsung hero of the civil rights movement who inspired and guided emerging leaders. We build on her legacy by giving people opportunities and skills to work together to strengthen our communities so that all of us can thrive. We believe that every person has the right to safety, to dignity, to equality, and to self-determination. Our work aims to defend and advance these rights in the United States.     Address: 1970 Broadway, Suite 1125, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 428-3939     Web: http://www.ellabakercenter.org     [25 Oct 2014]

ELV Motors     Specializes in delivering high-quality electric bikes to fleets and consumers from some of the best companies like, BH Emotion, Currie Tech, Haibike, Stromer, Stealth, A2B, VeloMini, Prodeco, Emazing, Ecoreco, EB Bikes, Pedego, and others. Established in 2008 in the heart of Silicon Valley, ELV Motors, Inc. has a showroom for test rides, as well as a full service shop to handle warranty and non-warranty service on all the brands we carry. We offer the largest selection of major brand electric bicycles in Northern California.     Address: 2070 Homestead Road, Santa Clara CA 95050     Voice: (888) 612-9883     Email: contact@elvmotors.com     Web: https://www.elvmotors.com     [14 Jan 2017]

Emerald Earth     An intentional community in the hills above Anderson Valley in Northern California. With nine full time residents, we care for the land, grow the majority of our own food, and sustain a community designed to benefit rather than deplete the planet. You are welcome to join us for natural building workshops, work parties, scheduled tours, or even overnight visits. Our purpose is to honor the sacredness of the Earth and the interconnectedness of all things; to celebrate the rhythms and cycles of the Earth through ritual; to live…     Address: POBox 764, Boonville CA 95415     Voice: (707) 972-3096     Email: community@emeraldearth.org     Web: http://www.emeraldearth.org     [23 Oct 2016]

The Emma Goldman Papers     A national initiative to retrieve the papers of individuals whose life work has had a lasting impact on the course of American history. Since 1980, the Emma Goldman Papers Project at UC Berkeley has collected, organized, and edited tens of thousands of documents from around the world by and about Emma Goldman (1869-1940), a leading figure in American anarchism, feminism, and radicalism. In the spirit of Emma Goldman, the EGPP has extended its scholarly research to serve the community-to educate the public about the complexity of engagement in social and political transformation.     Address: 2241 Channing Way, Berkeley CA 94720-6030     Voice: (510) 642-4708; (510) 642-0658 (office)     Email: emma@berkeley.edu     Web: http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Goldman/     [23 Oct 2016]

End of Suburbia     A film on oil depletion and the collapse of the American dream.     Web: http://www.endofsuburbia.com/     [11 Feb 2016]

Energy Justice Network     The grassroots energy agenda, supporting communities threatened by polluting energy and waste technologies. Taking direction from our grassroots base and the Principles of Environmental Justice, we advocate a clean energy, zero-emission, zero-waste future for all. We aim to empower the grassroots through various tools including community organizing support and advice, student organizing, network-building, research on corporations, policies and technologies, limited legal and technical guidance, and our mapping project.     Web: http://www.energyjustice.net/     [11 Feb 2016]

Energy Solidarity Cooperative (ESC)     An Oakland Based Community Solar Cooperative dedicated to creating community power through renewable energy. We initiate and cultivate clean community power projects through crowd-sourced investment and collective ownership. We democratize financing and ownership of renewable energy through partnerships in traditionally disenfranchised communities. We do so through a localized approach in cooperative governance and community empowerment that combines member equity, community investment and knowledge transfer services to spread community-led clean power projects.     Address: 55 Harrison, Suite 300, Oakland CA 94607     Web: http://energy-coop.com     [27 Nov 2015]

EnviroLink Network     A grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in more than 150 countries. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news. At EnviroLink we’re committed to promoting a sustainable society by connecting individuals and organizations through communications technologies. We recognize that our technologies are just tools, and that the solutions to our ecological challenges lie within our communities and their connection to the Earth itself.     Web: http://www.envirolink.org/     [03 Nov 2014]

Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI)     A ten-member, science-based organization composed of physicians, public health professionals, and policy experts dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policy. EHHI is not a membership organization and therefore all of its support comes from foundations and committed individuals. EHHI does not receive any funds from businesses or corporations. EHHI’s website receives over 180,000 visitors a month which enables EHHI to reach people and governmental agencies all over the country and the world. EHHI also maintains an eJournal that contains up-to-date articles and studies that concern environment and human health issues.     Web: http://ehhi.org/     [14 Apr 2017]

Environment California     A statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. We believe there’s something special about California — something worth protecting and preserving for future generations. Whether it’s our magnificent Pacific coastline, Yosemite’s “glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space,” or our 278 state parks, California’s natural wonders enrich our lives in countless ways.     Web: http://www.environmentcalifornia.org     [06 Nov 2015]

Environment News Service     The Environment News Service is the original daily international wire service of the environment. Established in 1990 by Editor in Chief Sunny Lewis and Managing Editor Jim Crabtree, the company is independently owned and operated under the direction of the founders. With the belief that well-informed people are the best guarantee of democracy, The Environment News Service exist to provide late-breaking news of the environment from across the United States and around the world. With the conviction that ignorance is responsible for degradation of Earth’s ecosystems and knowledge can result in planetary health, ENS management and correspondents strive to provide news that is factual and presented without bias.     Web: http://www.ens-news.com     [21 Feb 2015]

Environmental Commons     Brings democracy and science to environmental decision-making at the local, state and national levels. We encourage involvement in the democratic process to defend our environmental heritage – water, air, biodiversity, and genetic variability – known as ‘the commons.’ Conserving our commons is undeniably linked to the quality of our own lives – our health and the health of ecosystems. We work to preserve our natural areas, protect wildlife and promote sustainable policies using education and informed discussion.     Address: 35501 S. Highway 1, Unit #12, Gualala CA 95445     Email: info@environmentalcommons.org     Web: http://www.environmentalcommons.org     [30 Aug 2014]

Environmental Forum of Marin     Dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the environment by educating its Members and the Marin citizenry about environmental issues. In furtherance of this purpose, the goal of the Environmental Forum is to conduct programs on environmental issues, provide continuing education for its Members and the public, and influence decision-making.     Address: POBox 151546, San Rafael CA 94915     Voice: (415) 484-8336     Web: http://www.marinefm.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Environmental Health News (EHN)     An independent, foundation-funded news organization that reports, publishes and contextualizes news stories on environmental topics. Articles by EHN journalists are published at EHN.org and provided to newspapers and other media. EHN also offers a unique daily contextualization of articles on environmental health topics published in the world press. Our editorial team of journalists and researchers reviews upwards of 200 news stories, opinions and editorials a day. We aim to connect dots, putting events driving the day’s news in a larger context for our audience and sharing our perspective as reporters with considerable expertise in the field.     Web: http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/     [21 Feb 2015]

Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (EJCW)     A statewide coalition of grassroots groups and intermediary organizations building a collective, community-based movement for democratic water allocation, management, and policy development in California. EJCW empowers low-income communities and people of color throughout California to advocate for clean, safe, and affordable water for their communities. We envision all communities throughout California having access to safe and affordable water, clean rivers, streams, and bays for personal, cultural, ceremonial, and recreational uses.     Web: http://www.ejcw.org/     [25 Oct 2014]

Environmental Law Foundation (ELF)     Purpose is to improve environmental quality for those most at risk by providing access to information, strategies, and enforcement of environmental, toxics, and community right-to-know laws. ELF complements the approach of other environmental law groups by enforcing existing environmental regulations, providing a bridge of direct service to people in need, and serving as the critical link between at-risk communities and the legal, scientific, financial, and other resources they need to effectively address environmental problems.     Address: 1736 Franklin Street, 9th Floor, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 208-4555     Fax: (510) 208-4562     Web: http://www.envirolaw.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Environmental News Network (ENN)     ENN has a serious editorial mission. Our mission is to inform, educate, enable and create a platform for global environmental action. As a result, our readers are top environmental leaders from government, business and educators, as well as a broad spectrum of “intellectually curious” citizens. While in the past we were mainly aggregators of environmental news, ENN has become more than just a collection of content. It is rapidly becoming a collection of resources, teachers, experts and tools that provide objective information and knowledge about the increasingly complex field of environmental science.     Web: http://www.enn.com/     [25 Oct 2014]

Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC)     A community based, non-profit organization that advocates for science-based protection and restoration of Northwest California’s Forests. EPIC was founded in 1977 when local residents came together to successfully end aerial applications of herbicides by industrial logging companies in Humboldt County.     Address: 145 G Street, Suite A, Arcata CA 95521     Voice: (707) 822-7711     Fax: (707) 822-7712     Email: epic@wildcalifornia.org     Web: http://www.wildcalifornia.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Environmental Volunteers     Promotes the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education. We train volunteers to teach natural science in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties through: SCHOOL PROGRAMS – Each year, our volunteers teach 10,000 children through over 500 classroom programs and 125 field trips. ECOCENTER – The EV’s headquarters is the EcoCenter, a public nature center and education resource in the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. SCIENCE BY NATURE – Science By Nature is a collaboration program and website administered by the EV, allowing educators to search and sign up for local nature education programs from a list of collaborating organizations.     Address: 2560 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (650) 493-8000     Fax: (650) 644-0583     Email: Info@EVols.org     Web: http://www.evols.org     [21 Feb 2015]

Environmental Working Group (California Office) (EWG CA)     Mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. We work for you. Do you know what’s in your tap water? What about your shampoo? What’s lurking in the cleaners underneath your sink? What pesticides are on your food? How about the farms, fracking wells and factories in your local area? Do you know what safeguards they use to protect your water, soil, air and your kids? Which large agribusinesses get your tax dollars and why? What are GMOs? What do they do to our land and water?     Address: 2201 Broadway, Suite 308, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 444-0973     Web: http://www.ewg.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Environmentalists Against War (EAW)     As organizations and individuals working for the environment and environmental justice, we raised our voices in opposition to the US war on Iraq and domestic attacks on immigrants and our civil liberties. We are continuing to find new ways to save the planet by working for peace and against militarism. We invite you to join us. Through this web site we are disseminating information on the disastrous human and environmental consequences of war and militarism. Please share this information with your friends and colleagues.     Address: POBox 27, Berkeley CA 94701     Email: info@envirosagainstwar.org     Web: http://www.envirosagainstwar.org     [25 Oct 2014]

EnviroVideo     Produces environmental and social justice programs for television – including interview and news shows, specials, and documentaries. The underlying premise of EnviroVideo is that there are critical environmental issues at hand that can best be communicated to large numbers of people through the media most favored for news and information – television and now, onlne.     Web: http://envirovideo.com/     [21 Feb 2015]

Episcopal Community Services (ECS)     Provides essential services to homeless San Franciscans. ECS utilizes a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness. We serve more than 8,300 people a year, guided by our mission to help homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness.     Address: 165 8th Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 487-3300     Fax: (415) 252-1743     Web: http://www.ecs-sf.org     [06 Nov 2015]

Equal Justice Society (EJS)     Transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. Led by President Eva Paterson, our legal strategy aims to broaden conceptions of present-day discrimination to include unconscious and structural bias by using social science, structural analysis, and real-life experience. Currently, EJS targets its advocacy efforts on school discipline, special education, and the school-to-prison pipeline, race-conscious remedies, and inequities in the criminal justice system. The Oakland, Calif.-based nonprofit also engages the arts and artists in creating work and performances that allow wider audiences to understand social justice issues and struggles.     Address: 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 800, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (415) 288-8700     Fax: (510) 338-3030     Email: info@equaljusticesociety.org     Web: http://www.equaljusticesociety.org/     [11 Feb 2016]

Equal Rights Advocates (ERA)     A national civil rights organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls. Through its campaign approach—incorporating public education, legislative advocacy, and litigation—ERA seeks to assist women and girls throughout a life-long continuum: ensuring equality in their educational experience, combating sex discrimination in the workforce, and advocating for workplaces hospitable to working families.     Address: 180 Howard Street, Suite 300, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 621-0672     Fax: (415) 621-6744     Email: info@equalrights.org     Web: http://www.equalrights.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

The Equality Trust     People in more equal societies live longer, have better mental health and have better chances for a good education regardless of their background. Community life is stronger where the income gap is narrower, children do better at school and they are less likely to become teenage parents. When inequality is reduced people trust each other more, there is less violence and rates of imprisonment are lower. If we want to build a better society, it is essential we take action. The Equality Trust is working with others to build a social movement for change. We analyse and disseminate the latest research, promote robust evidence-based arguments and support a dynamic network of campaign groups across the country.     Web: http://www.equalitytrust.org.uk     [21 Apr 2017]

eRideShare.com     A free service for connecting carpoolers commuting locally as well as longer-distance travelers going the same way. A good way to travel inexpensively, and maybe even make a few friends.     Web: http://www.erideshare.com/     [03 Nov 2014]

Ethical Traveler     A project of the Earth Island Institute, Ethical Traveler is nonprofit organization founded in 2003 to “Empower travelers to change the world.” We offer a monthly news service, organize trips to destinations of interest (e.g., Cuba and Morocco), and mount news-based action campaigns that use the economic clout of the international travel community to protect human rights and the environment. Our signature project is “The World’s Ten Best Ethical Destinations,” all drawn from the developing world, with winners announced every December.     Address: POBox 5883, Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 653-6911     Email: info@ethicaltraveler.org     Web: http://ethicaltraveler.org     [11 Feb 2016]

EveryOne Home     Alameda County’s road map for ending homelessness. By emphasizing a coordinated, efficient regional response to a regional problem, it will make the best use of the county’s resources while building capacity to attract funding from federal, state and philanthropic sources. Together, we can and will end homelessness in Alameda County. EveryOne Home is the result of a unique collaboration among community stakeholders, cities and Alameda County government agencies representing three separate care systems — homeless services, public health services and mental health services — that share overlapping client populations.     Address: 101 Callan Avenue, Suite 230, San Leandro CA 94577     Voice: (510) 473 8643     Email: info@everyonehome.org     Web: http://everyonehome.org/     [28 Jun 2017]

Eviction Defense Collaborative     Strives to prevent homelessness, preserve affordable housing, and protect the diversity of San Francisco. We work toward these goals by providing emergency rental assistance and by helping low-income tenants gain equal access to the law in order to assert their rights at court.     Address: 995 Market Street #1200, San Francisco CA 94103-1725     Voice: (415) 947 0797     Fax: (415) 947-0331     Web: http://www.evictiondefense.org     [21 Feb 2015]

Eviction Free San Francisco     We are a direct action group whose mission is to help stop the wave of evictions in San Francisco. We use different kinds of creative action to hold accountable and to confront real estate speculators and landlords that are displacing our communities for profit. Our meetings are organized on a mutual aid model and always with the tenants of the buildings being threatened with eviction.     Web: http://evictionfreesf.org/     [09 Jul 2014]

Evolver Bay Area     A “Spore” in the international Evolver Network, a non-profit organization building community for the new planetary culture. Evolver Spores are regional hubs where we explore transformative practices, inspire activism, and raise awareness about today’s most pressing issues, from peak oil to climate change, media manipulation to political corruption. Evolver Bay Area hosts a quarterly forum and party called HiveMind, where you can learn with hands-on workshops and talks, connect with like-minded people, receive healing, nutrition and art, dance, and be. HiveMind brings people and organizations together around the convergence of permaculture, alternative economy, visionary art and music, shamanism and technology.     Web: http://www.evolverbayarea.com     [23 Jul 2014]

Excelsior Family Connections     Serves primarily low-income, immigrant working families and individuals in community centers located in San Francisco’s Portola and Excelsior neighborhoods. Our array of more than 30 interconnected, participant-driven programs is designed to provide a comprehensive continuum of care from early childhood education to grandparent support groups and from family literacy to intensive case management. Our goal is to support and empower parents and caregivers to develop healthy families that will, in turn, create a thriving community in which to raise children.     Address: 49 Ocean Avenue (between Persia and Brazil), San Francisco CA 94112     Voice: (415) 333-3845     Email: info@excelsiorfc.org     Web: http://www.excelsiorfc.org     [11 Feb 2016]

Exhale     The nation’s premiere organization addressing the emotional health and wellbeing of women and men after abortion. Founded in 2000 by and for women who have had abortions, we provide and promote emotional support across a dynamic landscape of private and public spaces, online and offline.     Address: 1714 Franklin Sreet #100-141, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 446-7900     Fax: (309) 410-1127     Email: info[@]exhaleprovoice[dot]org     Web: http://www.exhaleprovoice.org     [06 Nov 2015]

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)     A global standard to promote the open and accountable management of oil gas and mineral resources. The Standard seeks to address the key governance issues of the oil, gas and mining sectors. The EITI Standard requires information along the extractive industry value chain from the point of extraction, to how the revenue makes its way through the government, to how it benefits the public.     Web: https://eiti.org     [21 Dec 2016]

Face The World Foundation (FTW)     A nonprofit educational and cultural exchange organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 1980, FTW has promoted global learning and exchange by offering opportunities for international high school students to experience life in the U.S. The goal of cultural exchange programs is to provide students, host families, schools, and communities with a quality experience that will not only enhance personal growth but also will establish lasting friendships.     Web: http://www.facetheworld.org/     [30 Apr 2016]

FACES SF     FACES SF represents the legacy of two of San Francisco’s longstanding non-profits: Florence Crittenton Services and Whitney Young Child Development Center. Combined, we share a history of more than 170 years of serving San Francisco’s most vulnerable people. Our name has changed, but our mission stays the same: Serving the Needs and Well-Being of San Francisco’s Young Children; Empowering Families to Become Self-Sufficient.     Address: 1101 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (415) 567-2357     Fax: (415) 355-9017     Web: http://www.facessf.org     [03 Nov 2014]

FactoryFarming.com     Factory farming is an attitude which regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit. In animal agriculture, this attitude has lead to institutionalized animal cruelty, massive environmental destruction and resource depletion, and animal and human health risks.     Web: http://www.factoryfarming.com     [09 Feb 2014]

Fair Trade Federation (FTF)     The trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to fair trade. The Federation is part of the global fair trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to alleviate poverty.     Web: http://www.fairtradefederation.com/     [09 Feb 2014]

Fair Trade USA     The leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. We enable you, the consumer, to make a difference with your dollar. We help people and the planet work in tandem so both are healthy and sustained. We provide farmers in developing nations the tools to thrive as international business people. Instead of creating dependency on aid, we use a market-based approach that gives farmers fair prices, workers safe conditions, and entire communities resources for fair, healthy and sustainable lives. We seek to inspire the rise of the Conscious Consumer and eliminate exploitation.     Address: 1500 Broadway, Suite 400, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 663-5260     Fax: (510) 663-5264     Web: http://www.fairtradeusa.org     [18 Apr 2015]

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)     FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. As an anti-censorship organization, we expose neglected news stories and defend working journalists when they are muzzled. As a progressive group, FAIR believes that structural reform is ultimately needed to break up the dominant media conglomerates, establish independent public broadcasting and promote strong non-profit sources of information.     Web: http://www.fair.org     [23 Oct 2016]

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)     A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization fighting for smart sentencing laws that protect public safety. We see a country where criminal sentencing is individualized, humane, and sufficient to impose fair punishment and protect public safety. Our supporters include taxpayers, families, prisoners, law enforcement, attorneys, judges, criminal justice experts and concerned citizens.     Web: http://www.famm.org/     [21 Feb 2015]

Family & Children Services     Works to build strong, safe, and self-sufficient individuals, families, and communities. To achieve this goal, we offer a range of innovative, accessible, and integrated programs and services addressing critical health and human services needs.     Address: 375 Cambridge Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94306     Voice: (650) 326-6576     Web: http://www.fcservices.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Family Service Agency’s Senior Peer Counseling Program (SPC)     Serving the older adult community since 1998 and offers services providing emotional support to older adults who are having difficulty handling the uncertainties and dilemmas inherent in the aging process. Through their close relationship with peer clients, the Senior Peer Counselors become an integral part of their clients’ lives and an invaluable aid in coping with challenging transitions. They meet with their clients individually or in various group settings. With time, they become a significant adjunct to the professionals serving the older adult community in San Francisco.     Voice: (415) 386-6600 x218     Web: http://www.fsasf-spc.org     [25 Apr 2015]

Family Support Services of the Bay Area (FSSBA)     FSSBA’s services support families who face serious challenges in successfully caring for their children. These include families with children who have mental or physical disabilities; families taking care of children who are substance exposed, medically fragile or are HIV+; and families in which grandparents or other relatives have had to step in to care for children. FSSBA also works with families in which children are at risk of abuse or neglect to help parents improve their parenting skills and ensure that these children are raised in safe, healthy and nurturing environments.      Address: 401 Grand Avenue, Suites 200 and 500, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 834-4006     Fax: (510) 834-4010     Email: info@fssba-oak.org     Web: http://www.fssba-oak.org     [30 Apr 2016]

Family Violence Law Center (FVLC)     Helps diverse communities in Alameda County heal from domestic violence and sexual assault, advocating for justice and healthy relationships. We provide survivor-centered legal and crisis intervention services, offer prevention education for youth and other community members, and engage in policy work to create systemic change. In court and in our community, every day.     Address: 470 27th Street, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 208-0220 (office); (800) 947-8301 (24-hour crisis line)     Fax: (510) 208-3557     Email: info@fvlc.org     Web: http://www.fvlc.org     [13 Aug 2017]

Farm Fresh To You     An organic produce delivery service delivering a variety of organic fruits and vegetables to your Bay Area home or office. Farm Fresh to You / Capay Fruits and Vegetables is a second generation family farm with over twenty years experience growing quality produce. Our farm is nestled in the Capay Valley, 35 miles west of Sacramento.     Address: 23808 State Highway 16, Capay CA 95607     Voice: (800) 796-6009     Email: contactus@farmfreshtoyou.com     Web: http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com     [26 Apr 2014]

Farm Sanctuary     Combats the abuses of factory farming and encourage a new awareness and understanding about farm animals. Today, Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization. We have rescued thousands of animals and cared for them at our sanctuaries in Watkins Glen, New York; Northern California (Orland); and the Los Angeles area. At Farm Sanctuary, these animals are our friends, not our food. We educate millions of people about their plight and the effects of factory farming on our health and environment. We advocate for laws and policies to prevent suffering and promote compassion, and we reach out to legislators and businesses to bring about institutional reforms.     Web: http://www.farmsanctuary.org/     [17 Aug 2014]

Farmers Exchange of Earthly Delights (F.E.E.D.)     We make the farmer direct experience available to all by selling fresh picked, locally grown food at affordable prices while supporting and celebrating the community that produces it. We define F.E.E.D. Sonoma as a farmer driven, community supported business. It is our mission to create a vibrant and sustainable food system thru maximizing the ability of farmers to sell their food.     Address: 6780 Depot Street, Suite 120, Sebastopol CA 95472     Voice: (707) 508-7702     Web: http://feedsonoma.com     [19 May 2014]

Farmland LP     A U.S. real estate fund that acquires conventional farmland and converts it into Organic, sustainably managed farmland. We specialize in enhancing soil fertility and productivity through science-based livestock and crop rotations. We currently own and manage 6750 acres of farmland currently valued at $50 million in the San Francisco Bay Area and Oregon’s Willamette Valley. More than 10% of our acreage is certified Organic and the rest is in transition.     Address: One Market Spear Tower, Suite 3600, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 293-8262     Fax: (415) 634-3205     Web: http:www.farmlandlp.com     [23 Apr 2014]

Fast Haul     A San Francisco junk hauling business that has been providing the San Francisco Bay Area with inexpensive, professional trash hauling and junk removal services for 15 years. Fast haul has been supporting Green Charities such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Rainforest Foundation, and Rainforest Concern. We have been a fervent advocate of Green Hauling since 1993 and regularly donate to Good Will Industries, Salvation Army, local homeless shelters, Habitat for Humanity, and Urban Ore.     Voice: (415) 665-0800     Email: david@fasthaul.com     Web: http://www.fasthaul.com/     [17 Aug 2014]

Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)     Community is an essential building block in a cooperative and sustainable world. The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the development of intentional communities and the evolution of cooperative culture. Intentional communities are people living together with some shared resources on the basis of explicit common values. Some examples include ecovillages, cohousing, land trusts, income-sharing communes, student co-ops, spiritual communities, and more. Find communities in the Directory, read inspiration and lessons in Communities magazine, and explore books, videos, and games in the Community Bookstore.     Web: http://www.ic.org/     [05 May 2017]

Fellowship of Humanity (Humanist Hall)     We are a Humanist Church that has been functioning since 1935 as a flagship for progressive causes. Today we are still a humanist, anti-capitalist, left community surging ahead in the attempt to create a compassionate, nurturing, non-competitive, simple, and stable example of communitarian living for future generations. We are attempting to discover how to build sustainability and excitement into a conscious community for the left and left out living with the Earth. Our user-friendly Humanist Hall is an affordable venue for progressive political, cultural, and spiritual gatherings and for the celebrations of oppressed minority cultures. Street address is 390 27th Street (between Telegraph and Broadway in midtown Oakland).     Address: 411 28th Street, Oakland CA 94609-3602     Voice: (510) 451-5818 (Humanist Hall); (510) 681-8699 (Fellowship of Humanity)     Email: HumanistHall[at]Gmail.com     Web: http://www.humanisthall.net     [21 Apr 2017]

Felton Institute (FSA)     Mission is to respond to human needs with cutting edge social services and treatment that combine evidence-based practices with cultural sensitivity and a deep respect for our clients. We place special emphasis on the needs of low-income families, children, the elderly and people living with disabilities. San Francisco embodies diversity: cultural, economic, social, and ethnic diversity. Felton Institute responds to the call by offering 34 programs in 11 languages at multiple sites throughout San Francisco and the greater Bay Area.     Address: 1500 Franklin Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 474-7310     Fax: (415) 931-3773     Email: info@felton.org     Web: http://felton.org/     [18 Apr 2015]

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)     A cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists – both women and men, girls and boys – are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.     Web: http://www.feminist.org/     [21 Feb 2015]

Feminist Therapy Connection (FTC)     Experienced, California-licensed professionals providing psychotherapy, counseling and consultation services in Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco and Vallejo, respecting the equal value, ethnicity, cultural diversity and worth of all people. Whether you are a woman, a man, or gender queer; whether you are heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bi, or trans; whether you are seeking help for personal, sexuality, relationship, family, or workplace problems, we listen carefully while providing a safe place to explore and heal present and past trauma, anxiety, depression and stress. In addition to individual, couple and family therapy, we offer an Anger & Assertiveness Group for Women in Berkeley.     Voice: (510) 841-1261     Email: FeministTherapy@mail2Woman.com     Web: http://www.FeministTherapy.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Fenton Communications (San Francisco office)     A social change communications agency that uses the power of stories, media and technology to make the world a better place.     Address: 182 Second Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 901-0111     Fax: (415) 901-0110     Web: http://www.fenton.com     [06 Nov 2015]

Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAA)     In the spirit of Bayanihan, the vision of Filipino Advocates for Justice is to foster a Filipino community with the power to advance social and economic justice, and to realize democratic and human rights for everyone. Our mission is to build a strong and empowered Filipino community by organizing constituents, developing leaders, providing services, and advocating for policies that promote social and economic justice and equity for all.     Address: 310 8th Street, Suite 308, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 465-9876     Web: http://www.filipinos4justice.org     [17 Aug 2014]

Filipino American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity (FACES)     An intergenerational organization that works for environmental justice within communities in the United States and in the Philippines, and builds partnerships through advocacy, education, service, and organizing. FACES’ seeks to address transnational environmental justice issues that impact Filipino communities in both the United States and the Philippines, while remaining grounded in the personal stories, lives, and struggles of those affected worldwide.     Address: POBox 566, Berkeley CA 94701     Email: facesinfo@gmail.com     Web: http://www.facessolidarity.org/     [26 Apr 2014]

Mark Fiore     Pulitzer Prize-winner, Mark Fiore, who the Wall Street Journal has called “the undisputed guru of the form,” creates animated political cartoons in San Francisco, where his work has been featured on the San Francisco Chronicle’s web site, SFGate.com, for over ten years. His work has also appeared on Newsweek.com, Slate.com, CBSNews.com, MotherJones.com and NPR’s web site. Fiore’s political animation has been featured on CNN, Frontline, BillMoyers.com, Salon.com and cable and broadcast outlets across the globe.     Web: http://www.markfiore.com/     [17 Aug 2014]

Fire John Yoo     Web: http://www.firejohnyoo.org/     [24 Jul 2016]

FireWorks     A Bay Area anarchist newspaper that aims to cultivate revolutionary solidarity and communication in the Bay among full-fledged rebels, closet antagonists, old-school revolutionaries and budding insurgents. What you will find in these pages is a concoction of the efforts and contributions of a broad array of radicals in the Bay Area. It is directed at anyone who opposes capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy. We aim to create a forum in which people can continue to strengthen their affinities with each other, as well as their hostilities towards a system that has exploited and dominated every aspect of their lives.     Web: http://fireworksbayarea.com/     [16 Feb 2017]

First Amendment Project (FAP)     A nonprofit organization providing free and low-cost legal services on public interest free speech and free press matters. FAP provides these services to its core constituency of activists, journalists and artists who seek to vindicate important First Amendment rights, but do not have the financial resources to hire private counsel. FAP represents these clients by defending them when they are sued for what they say or write, by contesting governmental non-compliance with open records and meetings laws and in challenging laws, practices and policies that infringe on First Amendment rights. FAP is the only nonprofit organization in the country dedicated to providing free legal representation exclusively on free speech and free press issues.     Address: 1736 Franklin, 9th Floor (near 19th Street), Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 208-7744     Fax: (510) 208-4562     Web: http://www.thefirstamendment.org     [19 Jul 2015]

First Community Housing (FCH)     We design, develop and manage affordable housing for low-income households. Each of our developments is specifically designed to complement its unique neighborhood. The purpose of this website is to introduce you to a few of our properties and to highlight our commitment to quality design and long term sustainability. FCH is an award-winning, California 501(c)(3) Nonprofit, Public Benefit Housing Development Corporation, located in San Jose, California. Since 1986, FCH has created housing for more than 3,200 low-income residents in 18 affordable rental housing developments (over 1,300 units) throughout the San Francisco Bay region.     Address: 75 East Santa Clara Street, Suite 1300, San Jose CA 95113     Voice: (408) 291-8650     Fax: (408) 993-9098     Email: info@firsthousing.org     Web: http://www.firsthousing.org/     [23 Oct 2016]

First Congregational Church of San Francisco (FCC)     A gathering of diverse people who have come together to support one another on life’s journey. We are spiritually and socially diverse, accepting of differences and open minded. We are single and married, straight and gay, gender fluid and not, come in different colors and ages. We have a vision of our life together: to grow spiritually & support others in their spiritual life. to practice a life of gratitude and service. to bear witness to the loving and inclusive character of God through the person of Jesus. to give voice to Christ’s transformative message of justice, hospitality, peace & compassion.     Address: 1300 Polk Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 441-8901     Email: office@sanfranciscoucc.org     Web: http://www.SanFranciscoUCC.org     [21 Apr 2017]

First Run Features     Founded in 1979 by a group of filmmakers to advance the distribution of independent film. Under the leadership of the late film pioneer, Fran Spielman, First Run Features quickly gained a reputation for its controversial catalog of daring documentaries and fiction films. Today First Run remains one of the largest independent distributors in North America, releasing between 15-20 films a year in theaters nationwide and an additional 30-40 films annually to schools, libraries and other educational institutions; on home video on DVD and Blu-Ray; to television broadcasters; and online through a diverse group of innovative digital partners.     Web: http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/     [09 Feb 2014]

First They Came for the Homeless     Our group is about humanity, community, and coming up with solutions for what we face. Our current campaigns are the year long occupation of the Berkeley Post Office, the Wiener Roasts, several upcoming Sit lie actions in San Francisco, and the proposed occupation of the mayors super bowl party.     Voice: (415) 304-1449     Email: mzint02@gmail.com     Web: http://Firsttheycameforthehomeless.weebly.com/   https://www.facebook.com/firsttheycameforthehomeless/   http://www.berkeleyemergencyshelter.org/     [26 Oct 2016]

Fleet Farming Oakland     Strives to reduce the environmental impact of food production through a pedal-powered, hyperlocal urban farming model that creates a culture of health and vibrant ecosystems by: teaching an intergenerational fleet of volunteers how to grow their own food, activating and re-engaging the community through biweekly Swarm Rides, and creating a breathe free and biodiverse environment through emissions-free, organic farming.     Web: http://fleetfarming.com/   https://www.facebook.com/fleetfarmingoak     [24 Jul 2016]

FOCUS on the Global South (FOCUS)     Established in 1995 to challenge neoliberalism, militarism and corporate-driven globalisation while strengthening just and equitable alternatives. We work in solidarity with the Global South – the great majority of humanity that is marginalized and dispossessed by globalisation – believing that progressive social change and Global South solidarity are imperative if the needs and aspirations of oppressed peoples, particularly in Asia, Latin America and Africa, are to be met.     Web: http://www.focusweb.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Food & Water Watch (Oakland office)     Champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment. We are working to create a healthy future for our families and for generations to come—a world where all people have the resources they need, including wholesome food, clean water and sustainable energy. Making this happen requires organizing people from all over the country to build a large movement with the political power to make our democratic process work. Large numbers of people are a countervailing force to corporations “buying” public policy.     Address: 1814 Franklin Street, Suite 1100, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 922-0720     Fax: (510) 922-0723     Web: http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/     [14 Jan 2017]

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano     Stores and distributes donated and purchased perishable and nonperishable food items. We distribute food directly to low-income people at community sites and make food available for other nonprofit organizations serving the ill, needy and children. The Food Bank works to reduce food waste, feed hungry people and raise public awareness of issues related to food and hunger.     Address: POBox 6324, Concord CA 94524     Voice: (855) 309-FOOD (3663) toll-free     Email: info@foodbankccs.org     Web: http://www.foodbankccs.org/     [14 May 2016]

Food Chain Workers Alliance     A coalition of worker-based organizations whose members plant, harvest, process, pack, transport, prepare, serve, and sell food, organizing to improve wages and working conditions for all workers along the food chain. The Alliance was founded in July 2009.     Web: http://foodchainworkers.org     [05 Nov 2016]

Food Democracy Now!     A grassroots movement of more than 650,000 farmers and citizens dedicated to building a sustainable food system that protects our natural environment, sustains farmers and nourishes families. Our food system is fundamentally broken. A few companies dominate the market, prioritizing profits over people and our planet. Government policies put the interests of corporate agribusiness over the livelihoods of farm families. Farm workers toil in unsafe conditions for minimal wages. School children lack access to healthy foods–as do millions of Americans living in poverty. From rising childhood and adult obesity to issues of food safety, air and water pollution, worker’s rights and global warming, our current food system is leading our nation to an unsustainable future.     Web: http://fooddemocracynow.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Food First / Institute for Food and Development Policy     Envisions a world in which all people have access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. After 40 years of analysis of the global food system, we know that making this vision a reality involves more than technical solutions—it requires political transformation. That’s why Food First supports activists, social movements, alliances, and coalitions working for systemic change. Our work—including action-oriented research, publications, projects and Food Sovereignty Tours—gives you the tools to understand the global challenges, build your local movement, and engage with the global movement for food sovereignty.     Address: 398 60th Street, Oakland CA 94618-1212     Voice: (510) 654-4400     Email: info@foodfirst.org     Web: http://www.foodfirst.org     [25 Apr 2015]

East Bay Food Not Bombs (FNB)     Prepares and serves free, hot, vegetarian food to hungry people mostly at People’s Park in Berkeley. FNB is part of the community they serve. They survive on direct food donations from local bakeries, produce outlets, and restaurants, without government or charity money. Always seeking new volunteers to help cook, clean, serve, and be a part of the community. Meetings are the first Wednesday night of each month at the Long Haul at 7:30 pm.     Web: http://ebfnb.org/     [26 Mar 2015]

San Francisco Food Not Bombs (FNB)     A non-violent, direct action group that provides free, hot vegetarian community meals in San Francisco. Get involved in their consensus-based, grassroots organizing by calling, sending email, and / or coming to one of their cook houses or servings . Check their web site for current serving locations and times.     Voice: (415) 484-3288     Email: sffnbvolunteers@riseup.net     Web: http://www.sffnb.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Food Not Lawns     Food Not Lawns was founded in 1999 by a group of Food Not Bombs activists in Eugene, Oregon. In 2006, a co-founder of the group, Heather Jo Flores, published her book, Food Not Lawns, How to Turn your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community. Now, with over 50 chapters worldwide, we are a global community of avant gardeners, working together to grow and share food, seeds, skills and resources.     Web: http://www.foodnotlawns.com/     [13 Apr 2015]

The Food Pantry     Mission is to increase access to food for hungry people, and empower them to help each other. We operate out of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco.     Address: 500 De Haro Street (at Mariposa), San Francisco CA 94107     Email: sara@thefoodpantry.org     Web: http://www.thefoodpantry.org     [13 Aug 2017]

Food Runners     Mission is to help alleviate hunger in San Francisco, to help prevent waste and to help create community. Food Runners is currently delivering over 16 tons of food a week that would otherwise be thrown away. With help from our volunteer coordinator, our paid truck driver and people like you, we can provide enough food for 5,000 meals a day in San Francisco.     Voice: (415) 929-1866     Email: nancy@foodrunners.org     Web: http://www.foodrunners.org/     [05 Nov 2016]

Food, Inc.     In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. We are riddled with widespread obesity, particularly among children, and an epidemic level of diabetes among adults.     Web: http://www.foodincmovie.com/     [21 Apr 2017]

FoodCorps     A nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. Through our partnership with AmeriCorps, we recruit, train and place emerging leaders into limited-resource schools for a year of service implementing our three-ingredient recipe for healthy kids. Our Service Members: Teach hands-on lessons about food and nutrition Build and tend school gardens and teach cooking lessons so kids can taste the fresh food they’ve grown Change what’s on children’s lunch trays, giving them healthy food from local farms.     Web: https://foodcorps.org/     [22 Dec 2014]

Forage Oakland     A project that – at its core – works to address how we eat everyday, and how everyone can benefit from viewing their neighborhood as a veritable edible map, considering what is cultivated in any given neighborhood and why, and what histories influence those choices. The gleaning of unharvested fruits; the meeting of new neighbors; the joy of the season’s first hachiya persimmon (straight from your neighbor’s backyard, no less); the gathering and redistribution of fruits that would otherwise be wasted – can be powerful and can work to create a new paradigm around how we presently think about food in our collective consciousness.     Web: https://forageoakland.wordpress.com/     [24 Jul 2016]

Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF)     A “Think Tank Without Walls” connecting the research and action of more than 600 scholars, advocates, and activists seeking to make the United States a more responsible global partner. It is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies. FPIF provides timely analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs and recommends policy alternatives. We believe U.S. security and world stability are best advanced through a commitment to peace, justice and environmental protection as well as economic, political, and social rights. We advocate that diplomatic solutions, global cooperation, and grassroots participation guide foreign policy. For a more detailed explanation of our foreign policy vision, please consult Just Security, our framework document.     Web: http://www.fpif.org     [09 Feb 2014]

ForestEthics     If you want to save the world, forests are a great place to start. And if you want to find one of the best organizations for the job, you’re in the right place. ForestEthics’ strategies are always a step ahead, and our results speak for themselves: we’ve secured protection agreements for 65 million acres of forests; we’ve helped to move millions of dollars of corporate buying towards environmentally responsible market solutions and we’ve influenced the environmental practices of more than 100 major US companies. We’ve achieved this tremendous success in the US and Canada with the support of people like you.     Address: One Haight Street, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 863-4563     Email: info@forestethics.org     Web: http://www.forestethics.org     [21 Feb 2015]

Forests Forever (FoFo)     Founded in 1989 during the historic campaign to save the Headwaters ancient redwood forest in Humboldt County, California. Our efforts helped galvanize the broad-based public awareness and outcry that led to that and other forest victories across the state. For more than 20 years we have been rallying Californians in defense of the state’s 17 million acres of woodland ecosystems and watersheds through year-round education, grassroots organizing, litigation, work in elections, and executive-branch and legislative advocacy.     Address: 209 Kearny Street, San Francisco CA 94108-4500     Voice: (415) 974-3636 (974-FOFO)     Fax: (415) 974-3664     Email: mail@forestsforever.org     Web: http://www.forestsforever.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Forfeiture Endangers American Rights Foundation (FEAR)     A national nonprofit organization dedicated to reform of federal and state asset forfeiture laws to restore due process and protect property rights in the forfeiture process.     Address: 20 Sunnyside Suite A-419, Mill Valley CA 94941     Web: http://www.fear.org     [21 Feb 2015]

Foundation Aiding The Elderly (FATE)     Objective is to serve as a voice for patients and to bring about national reforms and enforcement of the laws governing the nursing home industry and its regulatory agencies in order to assure proper care, civil rights and meaningful, dignified life for the elderly in long-term care facilities.     Web: http://www.4fate.org/     [03 Nov 2014]

The Foundation Center     The leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.     Web: http://fdncenter.org/     [21 Feb 2015]

Foundation for a College Education (FCE)     Since 1995, FCE has worked to increase the number of students of color from East Palo Alto and the surrounding area who graduate from a four-year college or university. FCE has created a community where higher education is attainable. By engaging both students and parents in intensive, personalized programs starting in high school, FCE provides the information, the resources, and the encouragement students need to succeed in college and beyond.     Address: POBox 50518, Palo Alto CA 94303     Voice: (650) 322-5048     Fax: (650) 327-9977     Email: info@collegefoundation.org     Web: http://www.collegefoundation.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Foundation for Deep Ecology (FDE)     Supports efforts to protect wilderness and wildlife, promote ecological agriculture, and oppose destructive mega-technologies that are accelerating the extinction crisis.     Address: 1606 Union Street, San Francisco CA 94123     Voice: (415) 229-9339     Fax: (415) 229-9340     Email: info@deepecology.org     Web: http://www.deepecology.org     [13 Aug 2017]

Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA)     A global, nonprofit financial institution serving 1.7 million lowest-income clients in 22 countries, providing products and services aimed at creating employment, raising family incomes and reducing poverty. Works to ensure that people with low incomes, who are financially excluded from accessing banking services within their traditional markets, can access the suitable loans, savings and insurance they need to build secure, productive lives.     Web: http://www.villagebanking.org/     [03 Nov 2014]

Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD)     Achieves community-driven goals through asset-based development and international exchange in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Community is central to our approach. FSD connects a diverse, international community to work effectively together to achieve lasting improvement in the quality of life for all.     Address: POBox 21467, Oakland CA 94620     Voice: (415) 283-4873     Email: info@fsdinternational.org     Web: http://www.fsdinternational.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights (FTCR)     A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an effective voice for taxpayers and consumers in an era when special interests dominate public discourse, government and politics. We deploy an in-house team of public interest lawyers, policy experts, strategists, and grassroots activists to expose, confront, and change corporate and political injustice every day, saving Americans billions of dollars and improving countless lives.     Web: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org     [03 Nov 2014]

Fred Finch Youth Center (FFYC)     Provides innovative, effective, caring mental health and social services to children, young adults, and their families that allows them to build on their strengths, overcome challenges, and live healthy and productive lives. We serve children, adolescents, young adults, and families facing complex life challenges. Many have experienced trauma and abuse; live at or below the poverty line; have been institutionalized or incarcerated; have a family member that has been involved in the criminal justice system; have a history of substance abuse; or have experienced discrimination or stigma.     Address: 3800 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland CA 94602-3311     Web: http://www.fredfinch.org     [21 Feb 2015]

Free Expression Policy Project (FEPP)     Provides research and advocacy on free speech, copyright, and media democracy issues. FEPP’s primary areas of inquiry are: r Restrictions on publicly funded expression – in libraries, museums, schools, universities, and arts and humanities agencies; r Internet filters, rating systems, and other measures that restrict access to information and ideas in the digital age; r Restrictive copyright laws, digital rights management, and other imbalances in the intellectual property system; r Mass media consolidation, public access to the airwaves, and other issues of media democracy; r Censorship designed to shield adolescents and children from controversial art, information, and ideas.     Web: http://fepproject.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

Free Farm Stand     An all-volunteer run project of the No Penny Opera that is about sharing the wealth of urban farms and gardens. We strive to attain the following goals: •help make locally grown, fresh and nutritious organic produce accessible to all, especially those families and individuals on low-incomes and tight budgets. •help empower people who have the space to grow their own food and become more self-reliant. •promote good nutrition and health.     Web: http://freefarmstand.org     [24 Jul 2016]

Free Mumia     A web site covering death row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.     Web: http://www.millions4mumia.org/     [26 Apr 2014]

Free Press     Fights for your rights to connect and communicate. We’re working to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in our democracy. We fight to save the free and open Internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.     Web: http://www.freepress.net/     [14 May 2016]

Free Radio Berkeley (FRB)     Founded on April 11, 1993 as a Free Speech voice challenging the regulatory structure and power of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Free Radio Berkeley has been engaged in an ongoing legal battle with the FCC. Until it was silenced by a court injunction in June 1998, Free Radio Berkeley was broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 104.1 FM with 50 watts of power as the alternative voice for the greater Berkeley/Oakland area. The original Free Speech mission to provide community news, discussions and interviews, information, a wide range of music, and more has now been taken up by Berkeley Liberation Radio.     Address: 1442-A Walnut Street, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 595-7609     Email: freeradioberkeley@gmail.com     Web: http://www.freeradio.org     [01 Mar 2015]

Free Radio Santa Cruz (FRSC 101.3 FM)     On the air since 1995 without a license. We broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, in defiance of federal regulations. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is charged with regulating the airwaves in the public interest. We believe that it has failed to do so and has proved itself to be controlled by monied interests. We go on the air to protest corporate control of the airwaves, to bring local control and local accountability to our community media, to produce and broadcast a diversity of programs that are simply unavailable on corporate controlled stations. We do not air advertisements, we do not do pledge drives, we do not have sponsors or underwriters.     Address: POBox 7811, Santa Cruz CA 95061     Voice: (831) 427-3772 (studio line)     Email: frsc@freakradio.org     Web: http://www.freakradio.org     [14 Jan 2017]

Free Speech Internet Television     A national, independent news network committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments and corporations, our network amplifies underrepresented voices and those working on the front lines of social, economic and environmental justice. Reaching over 40 million US television households, we bring our viewers an array of daily news programs, independent documentaries and special events coverage.     Web: http://www.freespeech.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

Free the Slaves     Slavery has been outlawed everywhere, but it has not been eradicated. Free the Slaves exists to help finish the work that earlier generations of abolitionists started. We help those in slavery escape the brutality of bondage. We help prevent others from becoming trapped by traffickers. We help officials bring slave holders to justice. We help survivors restore their dignity, rebuild their lives, and reclaim the future for themselves, their families, and their communities.     Web: http://www.freetheslaves.net     [11 Feb 2016]

Free Tibet Campaign     Our vision is a free Tibet in which Tibetans are able to determine their own future and the human rights of all are respected. We campaign for an end to China’s occupation of Tibet and for international recognition of Tibetans’ right to freedom. We mobilise active support for the Tibetan cause, champion human rights and challenge those whose actions sustain the occupation. We are entirely funded by our supporters across the world.     Web: http://www.freetibet.org/     [11 Feb 2016]

Freecycle Network     Aims to keep items out of landfills by providing an internet listings service to help people give unwanted items to someone else for free. Keeping stuff out of landfills helps build a sustainable future, is good for the environment and builds local and world communities. Freecycle (officially known as The Freecycle Network) is made up of thousands of groups with millions of members across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving and getting stuff for free. Freecycle groups operate in specific towns or areas – so it’s local as well as global.     Web: http://www.freecycle.org/     [01 Mar 2015]

FreeDocumentaries.org     Streams full-length documentary films free of charge, with no registration needed. For several films, we even offer the ability to watch trailers or to download the actual film. The films are gathered by our researchers as we scour the web for well-produced videos and present them to our viewers. We adhere to all copyright laws and honor the wishes of the producers.     Web: http://www.freedocumentaries.org     [21 Apr 2017]

The Freedom Archives     Contains over 10,000 hours of audio and video tapes as well as extensive documents. These materials date from the late-60s to the mid-90s and chronicle the progressive history of the Bay Area, the United States, and international solidarity movements. The collection includes weekly news/ poetry/ music programs broadcast on several educational radio stations; in-depth interviews and reports on social and cultural issues; diverse activist voices; original and recorded music, poetry, original sound collages; and an extensive La Raza collection.     Address: 522 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 863-9977     Email: info[at]freedomarchives[dot]org     Web: http://www.freedomarchives.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Freedom from Hunger     Brings innovative and sustainable self-help solutions to the fight against chronic hunger and poverty. Together with local partners, we equip families with resources they need to build futures of health, hope and dignity.     Address: 1460 Drew Avenue, Suite 300, Davis CA 95618     Voice: (800) 708-2555; (530) 758-6200     Email: info@freedomfromhunger.org     Web: http://www.freedomfromhunger.org     [01 Mar 2015]

Freedom Socialist Party (FSP)     A working class organization composed of women and men of many races, nationalities, sexual orientations and ages who are fighting for a new, just social order that will serve the majority of the human race. In a time of environmental and economic crisis, perpetual war, high unemployment, immigrant scapegoating and rampant corporate theft, we reject despair and work collectively for a future cleansed of all oppression and violence. We agree with the advice offered by Eduardo Galeano, the Uruguayan socialist who wrote Open Veins of Latin America: “Save your pessimism for better times.”     Web: http://www.socialism.com/     [14 Jan 2017]

Freedom to Marry     Documents the stunning celebration which began on February 12th, 2004 in the city of San Francisco when new, straight, married Mayor Gavin Newsom felt compelled to recognize the rights of same-sex couples to be treated equally. Included in the film are passionate comments by comedian Margaret Cho. This courageous act of compassion has caused an explosion of emotion on both sides and if you were not fortunate enough to be in San Francisco for this, don’t miss this chance to experience one of the most important events in the historic fight for civil rights for gays and lesbians everywhere!     Web: http://www.freedomtomarry.tv/     [11 Feb 2016]

Fresh Juice Party (FJP)     We are politically conscious and active artists who write, record and perform music, design visuals and create happenings. Partners for over 20 years, the songwriting duo Craig Casey & Pratibha Gautam are the backbone of this sprawling musical, artistic and political juggernaut. FJP is NOT yo’ momma’s protest music! Defying easy categorization, their infectious and catchy songs range from pop, reggae, acoustic, gospel, and hard rock. FJP plays a large collection of wildly danceable original tunes full of punch…er, we mean: juice!     Web: http://www.freshjuiceparty.com     [24 Jul 2016]

Friends of Alemany Farm     A volunteer group that manages the horticulture, volunteer, and educational programs at Alemany Farm, a 3.5 acre organic farm ecosystem in southeast San Francisco. Friends of Alemany Farm grows food security and educates local residents about how they can become their own food producers. We strive to increase ecological knowledge and habitat value, and to sow the seeds for economic and environmental justice. The farm is located at 700 Alemany Blvd.     Address: 162 Hearst Avenue, San Francisco CA 94131     Email: community.gardeners@gmail.com     Web: http://www.alemanyfarm.org     [24 Jul 2016]

Friends of Animals, Inc. (FoA)     A non-profit international animal advocacy organization, established in New York in 1957. We work to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic. Our goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world.     Web: http://www.friendsofanimals.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Friends of Deir Ibzi’a (FoDI)     Formed when activists with the International Solidarity Movement volunteered at a children’s summer camp in the village of Deir Ibzi’a in 2002. The camp was the vision of Deeb Kamal, a member of the local community who was acutely aware of a need to both lift the children’s spirits and create a lifeline of hope via an investment in learning and education. When the activists returned home to the Bay Area they continued their commitment to the youth of Deir Ibzi’a by raising money for scholarships. To date they have supported 27 students in their pursuit of higher education.     Address:  2132 Prince Street, Berkeley CA 94705     Email: friends@deiribzia.org     Web: http://www.deiribzia.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Friends of El Cerrito Trees     An all volunteer community-based group of citizens who are interested in the protection, preservation, proper maintenance, and planting of trees in El Cerrito’s public parks, along its streets, and on private property. Our members are also concerned with related issues of conservation of vegetation and stewardship of natural resources for the health and well-being of our communities and environment. Currently, our group represents several hundred citizens of El Cerrito with many more like-minded folks from neighboring communities who share our goals to help El Cerrito become a beautiful, green place. After all, we only have one planet!      Web: http://www.ectrees.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Friends of Falun Gong USA     A U.S.-based nonprofit organization founded in the year 2000 by concerned Americans. Our mission is to support the freedom of belief of persons who practice Falun Gong. FoFG USA believes that people everywhere should have the right to practice Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa), a spiritual path that includes nonviolence. FoFG USA is focused on preventing and ending violations of the right to practice Falun Gong openly, freely, and with dignity, worldwide.     Web: http://www.fofg.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Friends of San Francisco Animal Care and Control (FSFACC)     The only organization dedicated to raising funds for the City’s municipal, open-admission animal shelter and its rescue partners in order to enhance or establish programs and services that benefit animals, and serve and educate the public.     Address: c/o San Francisco Animal Care & Control, 1200 15th Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Email: info@friendsofsfacc.org     Web: http://helpacc.org     [13 Aug 2017]

Friends of Sausal Creek (FoSC)     A group of community members protecting Sausal Creek at a grassroots level. The Friends recognize that citizen participation—from residents to decision-makers, teachers, and students—is critical for building a long-term commitment to protecting Sausal Creek as a natural resource for the greater Oakland community. Sausal Creek begins in the hills of Oakland, CA and runs through Oakland to San Francisco Bay.     Address: POBox 2737, Oakland CA 94602     Voice: (510) 501-FOSC (3672)     Email: coordinator@sausalcreek.org     Web: http://www.sausalcreek.org/     [01 Mar 2015]

Friends of Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority     Our mission is to raise funds for the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA), increase awareness of its programs and services, and to work to reduce the companion animal overpopulation problem. Our goal is to ensure the well-being of animals through education, outreach, and fund raising. We also aim to establish programs which will support SVACA and benefit the animals in its care. We aim to help SVACA find loving families for every adoptable companion animal, assist with financial support for ill and injured animals, and work to reduce the companion animal overpopulation problem in our area. We are always looking for volunteers!     Address: POBox 132, Santa Clara CA 95052     Email: contact@friendsofsvaca.org     Web: http://www.friendsofsvaca.org     [09 Nov 2014]

Friends of the Animals in the Redwood Empire (FAIRE)     FAIRE’s overall mission is to provide programs to help the pets and pet owners in our community. Our goal with these programs is to encourage responsible pet ownership along with increasing adoptions and reducing the need for euthanasia at our six local animal shelters.     Address: POBox 2001, Rhonert Park CA 94927     Voice: (707) 228-0256     Web: http://www.faireonline.org/     [05 Nov 2016]

Friends of the Eel River (FOER)     Mission is to restore the Eel River and all her tributaries to a natural state of abundance, wild and free. Our immediate goal is to remove two antiquated dams that block hundreds of miles of prime spawning grounds. A river needs to stay in the watershed where it is birthed for that river system to remain healthy -Friends of the Eel River.     Address: POBox 4945, Arcata CA 95518-4945     Voice: (707) 822-3342     Web: http://www.eelriver.org/     [09 Nov 2014]

Friends of the MST (FMST)     A network of individuals and organizations that support the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST) in the struggle for social and economic justice while securing respect for human rights. The FMST works to build solidarity and educate the public in the US and English-speaking world in order to raise the international profile of the MST. The FMST has a direct relationship to the MST and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization.     Web: http://www.mstbrazil.org/     [24 Jul 2016]

Friends of the River (FOR)     California’s only statewide river conservation organization. FOR is nationally recognized as an authority on the adverse impacts of dams on rivers and ecosystems. Our Mission: Friends of the River protects and restores California Rivers by influencing public policy and inspiring citizen action.     Web: http://www.friendsoftheriver.org/     [01 Mar 2015]

Friends of the Urban Forest     Helps individuals and neighborhood groups plant and care for street trees and sidewalk gardens in San Francisco. This “green infrastructure” improves the city by beautifying neighborhoods, cleaning the air, raising property values and reducing polluted stormwater runoff. Since 1981, FUF has planted more than 48,000 trees, totaling 43% of the city’s street tree canopy.     Address: Presidio of San Francisco, 1007 General Kennedy Avenue, Suite 1, San Francisco CA 94129-1405     Web: http://www.fuf.net/     [09 Feb 2014]

FTMHealth.com     This site is dedicated to listing ALL kinds of resources that will help transgender individuals to meet their health needs. We provide health, wellness and optimal resources primarily for FTM/Trans* Guys of all orientations. You will find information and entertainment LGBTQ as well as straight-identified transgender persons of experience and much more.     Web: http://ftmhealth.com     [29 Mar 2014]

Full Circle Farm     A project of Sustainable Community Gardens (SCG), a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to the renewal of local, sustainable food systems. While we are not Certified Organic, Full Circle Farm operates using the organic principles set forth in the National Organic Program. We are committed to sustainable principles of operation. As such the use of petroleum based fertilizers, as well as non-organic herbicides and pesticides is not part of our operating philosophy.     Address: 1055 Dunford Way, Sunnyvale CA 94087     Voice: (408) 475-2531     Fax: (408) 716-8876     Email: info@fullcirclesunnyvale.org     Web: http://www.fullcirclesunnyvale.org     [01 Mar 2015]

Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA)     FIJA works to: Inform potential jurors of their traditional, legal authority to refuse to enforce unjust laws Inform potential jurors that they cannot be required to check their consciences at the courthouse door Inform potential jurors that they cannot be punished for their verdicts Inform everyone that juror veto—jury nullification—is a peaceful way to protect human rights against corrupt politicians and government tyrrany     Web: http://www.fija.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Funny Times     A monthly magazine of humor and satire in a world gone totally insane. We read thousands of cartoons in order to find and collect the “best of the best” each month. For nearly 30 years we have searched out and brought on board the most hilarious minds of America. They supply us with delightfully funny, left leaning, intelligent humor which is guaranteed to make you laugh (or your money back!).     Web: http://funnytimes.com/     [05 Nov 2016]

Furry Friends Rescue     An all-volunteer non-profit Bay Area companion animal rescue organization, comprised entirely of experienced volunteers who collectively have rescued thousands of companion animals and placed them in forever loving homes.     Address: POBox 7270, Fremont CA 94537-7270     Voice: (510) 794-4703     Email: info@furryfriendsrescue.org     Web: http://www.furryfriendsrescue.org/     [05 Nov 2016]

Further The Work: Advancing Social Justice     We believe in maximizing your organizational capacity by understanding the big picture – the social mission you’re trying to accomplish – while respecting the smaller details of how you do what you do, every day. We strive to create true partnerships with our clients, customizing our mix of consultation and direct service to best respond to your needs. So whether we’re crafting effective grant proposals or coaching your team in developing a multi-year strategic plan, FTW is flexible, creative, and effective, offering a powerful array of ideas, expertise, and solutions to meet each project’s needs.      Address: 855 Meadow View Drive, Richmond CA 94806     Voice: (510) 243-0122     Fax: (510) 243-0132     Email: Rebecca@FurtherTheWork.com     Web: http://www.FurtherTheWork.com     [26 Apr 2014]

Future Leaders Institute (FLI)     Engage high school and college students in generating and implementing visionary solutions for society. The Future Leaders Institute (FLI) guides and mentors youth across the San Francisco Bay Area as they develop individual initiatives and employ social entrepreneurship in the face of the world’s most pressing needs.     Address: POBox 3391, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 469-3729     Email: info@thefli.org     Web: http://www.thefli.org     [26 Apr 2014]

The Future of Food     The Future of Food has been a key tool in the American and international anti-GMO grassroots activist movements and played widely in the environmental and activist circuits since its release in 2004. The film is widely acknowledged for its role in educating voters and the subsequent success of passing Measure H in Mendocino County, California, one of the first local initiatives in the country to ban the planting of GMO crops.     Web: http://www.thefutureoffood.com     [31 Jul 2016]

Future of Music Coalition (FMC)     A national nonprofit organization that works to ensure a diverse musical culture where artists flourish, are compensated fairly for their work, and where fans can find the music they want. FMC has provided an important forum for discussion about issues at the intersection of music, technology, policy and law. Guided by a firm conviction that public policy has real impact on the lives of both musicians and fans, FMC advocates for a balanced approach to music in the digital age — one that reflects the interests of all stakeholders, and not just the powerful few.     Web: http://www.futureofmusic.org     [01 Mar 2015]

Gadar Heritage Foundation     Aims and objectives are: A. Re-evaluation of the place of Gadar Party in India’s Freedom Movement through research, seminars and publications. B. Promoting the ideals of the Gadar Party: Secularism and Religious Harmony, Social Justice, Economic Freedom and Equality, Democracy and Cultural Diversity, and Peaceful Co-existence among Nations.     Address: POBox 14360, Fremont CA 94539     Web: http://gadar.homestead.com     [09 Feb 2014]

Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC)     Mission is to connect the people who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley with their creek and watershed, to advance local conservation action, and to promote watershed restoration, protection and education.     Address: 68 Mitchell Blvd, Suite 240, San Rafael CA 94903     Voice: (415) 578-2580     Web: http://www.gallinaswatershed.org     [17 Aug 2014]

The Garden (film)     The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country’s most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis. The Garden follows the plight of the farmers, from the tilled soil of this urban farm to the polished marble of City Hall. Mostly immigrants from Latin America, from countries where they feared for their lives if they were to speak out, we watch them organize, fight back, and demand answers.     Web: http://www.blackvalleyfilms.com/films/the-garden/     [31 Jul 2016]

Garden for the Environment (GFE)     Maintains a nationally acclaimed one-acre urban demonstration garden and offers environmental education programs about organic gardening, urban compost systems and sustainable food systems. Since its founding in 1990, the garden has operated as a demonstration site for small-scale urban ecological food production, organic gardening and low water-use landscaping. The Garden is located in San Francisco on 7th Avenue at Lawton Street.     Address: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 320, San Francisco CA 94103     Email: info@gardenfortheenvironment.org     Web: http://www.gardenfortheenvironment.org     [01 Mar 2015]

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)     GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.     Web: http://www.glaad.org     [05 Nov 2016]

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society of Northern California (GLBTHS)     Collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them. Founded in 1985, we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of GLBT public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization.     Address: 657 Mission Street #300, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 777-5455     Email: info@glbthistory.org     Web: http://www.glbthistory.org     [14 May 2016]

Gaylesta, Inc.     The LGBT Psychotherapy Association. Gaylesta has grown to include over 300 mental health professionals. To our knowledge, we are the oldest and largest collection of individuals focused on LGBTQ mental health. Our membership collectively offers a range of services, experience, specializations, and expertise. We work to promote awareness of the special skills our members have to offer the LGBTQ communities and the general public. We do this through an online referral service through which our members can market their practices, as well as through community outreach; advertising; and public speaking.     Address: 584 Castro Street #230, San Francisco CA 94114-2512     Voice: (415) 729-3996     Web: http://www.gaylesta.org     [14 Jan 2017]

General Assistance Advocacy Project (GAAP)     Mission is to provide education, empowerment and advocacy to those who need it most. GAAP serves over 2,000 homeless and marginally housed San Franciscans each month by helping them obtain and retain the public benefits to which they are entitled. GAAP is the only free walk-in public benefits clinic in San Francisco available throughout the week. And GAAP does it with only two paid staff members, assisted by many devoted community and Bay Area student volunteers.     Address: 276 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 928-8191     Fax: (415) 928-1410     Web: http://www.gaap.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Generating Renewable Ideas for Development Alternatives (GRID Alternatives)     GRID Alternatives’ vision is a transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone. Our mission is to make renewable energy technology and training available to underserved communities. GRID Alternatives Bay Area leads teams of volunteers and job trainees to install solar electric systems for low-income families from Santa Clara to Sonoma County, providing families with needed savings and giving Bay Area workers hands-on experience to help them find jobs in the green-tech economy.     Address: 1171 Ocean Avenue, Suite 200, Oakland CA 94608     Voice: (510) 731-1310     Email: infoba@gridalternatives.org     Web: http://www.gridalternatives.org     [09 Nov 2014]

Genetics Policy Institute (GPI)     A leading promoter and defender of stem cell research and other cutting-edge medical research targeting cures. We are the catalyst and provide leadership to the Pro-Cures Movement, an influential global network of stakeholders’ from patient-advocacy, science and industry. GPI seeks to catalyze and help lead a global network of influential stakeholder groups representing patient advocates, scientists, physicians and health care professionals, industrialists, bioethicists, lawyers, educators, and policy-makers.     Web: http://stemcellaction.org     [26 Sep 2015]

GI Rights Hotline     Since 1994, the GI Rights Hotline has been providing free, confidential, and accurate information on US military regulations and practices to servicemembers, veterans, potential recruits, and their families. We are a consortium of nearly twenty non-governmental, non-profit organizations located in eleven states and in Germany. Some of our counselors are veterans, some are lawyers and some have decades of military counseling experience. We are in constant contact with each other to stay up-to-date on the latest military regulations and practices. We provide resources and counseling options. Many of us are not lawyers and therefore cannot give legal advice, but, in cases in which an attorney might be useful, we may be able to help you find one.     Voice: (877) 447-4487     Web: http://www.girightshotline.org     [25 Dec 2014]

Gill Tract Community Farm     A collaborative community project between the UC and the community, focused on issues of food justice and urban farming. It is located in Albany, CA, at the corner of San Pablo Ave and Marin Ave. It is an urban farm where you can come and harvest food for yourself and your family in exchange for help with weeding, planting, and watering; it aims to supply fresh organic food to anyone who lacks access to it in our East Bay communities. The GT Community Farm is one of the increasing number of urban agriculture and alternative sustainable food systems worldwide that exist to develop innovative local solutions to social, environmental and economic injustices.     Web: http://gilltractfarm.wordpress.com     [09 Nov 2014]

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area     A life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The 20-lesson Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. All of this is accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.     Address: The Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street #31 (near Valencia), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 863-8942     Fax: (415) 863-8989     Email: info@gotrbayarea.org     Web: http://www.gotrbayarea.org     [11 Feb 2016]

GirlVentures     Mission is to empower adolescent girls to develop and express their strengths. We envision a world in which girls and women are actively engaged in the leadership of thriving communities strengthened by diversity, civic engagement, healthy choices and environmental responsibility. Our programs for Bay Area girls entering 6th – 12th grade explore self, community, culture, and the environment through outdoor adventure, creative arts, and group experiences.     Address: The Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street #18, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 864-0780     Fax: (415) 861-3464     Web: http://www.girlventures.org/     [09 Nov 2014]

GLBT Historical Society     Collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them. Founded in 1985, the society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of GLBT public history. Often referred to as San Francisco’s “queer Smithsonian,” the GLBT Historical Society houses one of the world’s largest collections of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender historical materials. The society’s GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States.     Address: 657 Mission Street #300, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 777-5455     Email: info@glbthistory.org     Web: http://www.glbthistory.org/     [17 Aug 2014]

Glide Memorial United Methodist Church     Mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. Our Core Values emerge from GLIDE as a spiritual movement. They are rooted in empowerment, recovery and personal transformation. Our values inspire and guide our behaviors.     Address: 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 674-6000     Email: info@glide.org     Web: http://www.glide.org/     [21 Apr 2017]

Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA)     A worldwide alliance of more than 650 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration. We work both against incinerators and for safe, sustainable and just alternatives.     Web: http://www.no-burn.org/     [09 Nov 2014]

Global Exchange (GX)     An international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. We take a holistic approach to creating change and as an education and action resource center, we advance our vision by working to ensure our members and constituents are empowered locally and connected globally to create a just and sustainable world. We realize that in order to advance social, environmental and economic justice we must transform the global economy from profit-centered to people-centered, from currency to community.     Address: 2017 Mission Street, Second Floor, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 255-7296     Fax: (415) 255-7498     Web: http://www.globalexchange.org     [09 Nov 2014]

Global Forest Watch (GFW)     An interactive online forest monitoring and alert system designed to empower people everywhere with the information they need to better manage and conserve forest landscapes. Global Forest Watch uses cutting edge technology and science to provide the timeliest and most precise information about the status of forest landscapes worldwide, including near-real-time alerts showing suspected locations of recent tree cover loss. GFW is free and simple to use, enabling anyone to create custom maps, analyze forest trends, subscribe to alerts, or download data for their local area or the entire world.     Web: http://www.globalforestwatch.org/     [16 Jul 2015]

The Global Fund for Women     We advance the rights of women and girls worldwide by increasing the resources for and investing in women-led organizations and women’s collective leadership for change. We envision a just, equitable and sustainable world in which women and girls have resources, voice, choice and opportunities to realize their human rights.     Address: 222 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 248-4800     Web: http://www.globalfundforwomen.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Global Glimpse     A movement of hundreds of passionate, determined problem-solvers collaborating across borders to bring life-changing education abroad to high school students from all socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to building a new generation of diverse young leaders who are equipped and inspired to tackle the social, political, and economic challenges of their generation.     Web: http://www.globalglimpse.org/     [14 May 2016]

Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP)     Explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. GJEP envisions a world in which all societies are justly and equitably governed with full participation by an engaged and informed populace living in harmony with the natural world and one another. We accomplish our mission by (1) prioritizing campaigns that are key leverage points for advancing systemic change, and (2) linking struggles and strengthening diverse movements with strategic action, information, and analysis.     Web: http://www.globaljusticeecology.org/     [13 Aug 2017]

Global Policy Forum (GPF)     An independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policymaking. We promote accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law. GPF gathers information and circulates it through a comprehensive website, as well as through reports and newsletters. We play an active role in NGO networks and other advocacy arenas. We organize meetings and conferences and we publish original research and policy papers. GPF analyzes deep and persistent structures of power and dissects rapidly-emerging issues and crises. GPF’s work challenges mainstream thinking and questions conventional wisdom. We seek egalitarian, cooperative, peaceful and sustainable solutions to the world’s great problems.     Web: http://www.globalpolicy.org/     [14 May 2016]

Global Security Institute (GSI)     Dedicated to strengthening international cooperation and security based on the rule of law, with a particular focus on nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. GSI was founded by Senator Alan Cranston whose insight that nuclear weapons are impractical, unacceptably risky, and unworthy of civilization continues to inspire GSI’s efforts to contribute to a safer world. GSI has developed an exceptional team that includes former heads of state and government, distinguished diplomats, effective politicians, committed celebrities, religious leaders, Nobel Peace Laureates, disarmament and legal experts, and concerned citizens.     Web: http://www.gsinstitute.org     [25 Apr 2015]

Global Trade Watch (GTW)     Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch seeks to ensure that in this era of globalization, all Americans can enjoy economic security, a clean environment, safe food, medicines and products, access to quality affordable services such as health care and the exercise of democratic decision-making in matters that affect them and their communities.     Web: http://www.tradewatch.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

Global Women Intact     A 501(c)(3) charitable organization that nurtures arts of the african diaspora, and uses performance and presentations—including dance, music, theater, comedy and education—to raise awareness of the beauty and complexity of african cultures, and their impact on health and well-being. in particular, gwi is devoted to raising awareness about female genital cutting (fgc) and provides alternative, arts-based and culturally appropriate rites of initiation that honor the intact and healthy bodies of girls and women.     Address: 1928 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94115     Voice: (415) 928-4019     Fax: (415) 831-1080     Email: amma@globalwomenintact.org     Web: http://www.celebrateclitoris.com     [25 Apr 2015]

GMO Inside     A campaign dedicated to helping all Americans know which foods have GMOs inside, and the non-GMO verified and organic certified alternatives to genetically engineered foods. We believe that everyone has a right to know what’s in their food and to choose foods that are proven safe for themselves, their families, and the environment. GMO Inside gives people information and tools, and provides a place for a growing community of people from all walks of life, to share information and actions around genetically engineered foods. Join the campaign and take part in the GMO Inside community on Facebook and Twitter.     Web: http://gmoinside.org     [31 Jul 2016]

Go Vegan! Radio     Listener-supported and advertiser-sponsored GO VEGAN RADIO WITH BOB LINDEN is the 501(c)3 non-profit radio show about everything – food, health, environment, peace, politics, social justice – and broadcasts the solutions to all the problems about which other talk shows merely complain – war, violence, disease, world hunger, poverty, climate change, deforestation, resource depletion, water shortage, energy crises, habitat destruction, animal suffering. Produces the WORLD VEGAN SUMMIT & EXPO.     Address: POBox 475414, San Francisco CA 94147     Voice: (818) 623-6477     Email: goveganradio@gmail.com     Web: http://www.goveganradio.com/   http://www.WorldVeganSummit.com     [11 Feb 2016]

Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International USA     A nonprofit network of 8 hostels providing top-quality accommodations in San Francisco, Sacramento, and 4 State and National Parks. Mission is to help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. Our vision is for guests to become caring global citizens who are catalysts for intercultural exchange and understanding stewards of the earth.     Web: http://www.norcalhostels.org     [17 Aug 2014]

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy     Mission is to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the park visitor experience, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future. We are a community-supported nonprofit organization transforming places—and people—through conservation and improvement of these remarkable national parks. We are dedicated to protecting these PARKS, making them relevant and accessible FOR ALL communities, and instilling a sense of stewardship in this and future generations to ensure their vitality FOREVER.     Address: Building 201, Fort Mason, San Francisco CA 94123     Voice: (415) 561-3000     Fax: (415) 561-3003     Email: tellmemore@parksconservancy.org     Web: http://www.parksconservancy.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Golden State Greyhound Adoption (GSGA)     We exist to educate the public on the plight of the retired racing greyhound in order to find great homes for former-racing greyhounds. G.S.G.A. exists to place as many of the greyhounds that would otherwise perish as possible. We do not have kennels or a complex. Everything we do is with and through our volunteers and our wonderful foster home program. We could not accomplish this rewarding work without our volunteers who foster and spend their weekends at local venues with their greyhounds educating the public about these wonderful companions.      Address: PMB 182, 2977 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598-3535     Voice: (925) 946-0426     Email: gsga@astound.net     Web: http://www.goldengreyhounds.com     [19 Jul 2015]

Good Food Web     A community-driven online platform to build a resilient, good food economy. We connect farmers, food entrepreneurs, investors, advocates and eaters to educational resources, best practices and expert advisors.     Web: http://goodfoodweb.com     [19 May 2014]

Good Shepherd Gracenter     Good Shepherd Gracenter, owned and operated by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, is a ten (10) bed residential addiction recovery facility for women between the ages of 18 to 35 and is licensed by the State. It is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Motivated by a belief in the dignity and worth of each person as a child of God, Good Shepherd Gracenter of San Francisco is committed to helping young women who seek recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Through a program based on 12 Step spirituality and holistic treatment, we help each woman transform and grow toward independence by nurturing an appreciation of her true self and strengthening bonds with her self and community.     Address: 1310 Bacon Street, San Francisco CA 94134     Voice: (415) 337-1938     Email: inquiry@gsgracenter.org     Web: http://www.gsgracenter.org     [17 Aug 2014]

GRAIN     GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.     Web: http://www.grain.org     [07 May 2015]

Grandmothers Against the War     We are grandmothers committed to ending the military presence of the United States in the Middle East and Afghanistan. That presence kills and maims our grandsons and granddaughters, escalates death and destruction in several countries, and impedes our ability to deal with our own country’s social and economic needs. Our military interventions lead only to more military intervention and improve nothing for the people in the affected areas. Nor do those interventions keep the United States safer. To the contrary, the U.S.’s military behavior inflames and encourages radical anti-U.S. attitudes.     Address: POBox 9476, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 845-3815     Email: info@gawba.org     Web: http://www.gawba.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Grassroots Economic Organizing (GEO)     A decentralized collective of educators, researchers and grassroots activists working to promote an economy based on democratic participation, worker and community ownership, social and economic justice, and ecological sustainability–a “solidarity economy”–through grassroots journalism, organizing support, cross-sector networking and movement-building and the publication of educational and organizational resources.     Web: http://www.geonewsletter.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Grassroots House Collective     A non-profit that collectively owns and operates an office building in Berkeley. This building at 2022 Blake Street houses important local organizations such as Copwatch, the Green Party, the Prisoner’s Literature Project, The International Solidarity Movement and the Industrial Workers of the World. It has also had a historic role in many of the progressive struggles coming out of the East Bay. Having a space to work is absolutely crucial to progressive organizers and workspace is an extremely rare commodity. Without a place to be, most grassroots efforts die out within months. This precious space allows tiny local organizing efforts a chance to grow.     Address: 2022 Blake Street,, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 590-6227      Web: http://www.grassrootshouse.org/     [21 Apr 2017]

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT)     A multiracial organization that promotes the connection between fundraising, social justice and movement-building. We believe that how groups are funded is as important to achieving their goals as how the money is spent, and that building community support is central to long-term social change. We provide training, resources and analysis to strengthen organizations, with an emphasis on those focused on social justice and based in communities of color. GIFT and the Grassroots Fundraising Journal merged in 2008. The new organization continues to be called GIFT and the magazine it publishes is still called the Grassroots Fundraising Journal.     Address: 1904 Franklin Street, Suite 705, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 452-4520     Fax: (510) 452-2122     Web: http://www.grassrootsfundraising.org     [17 Aug 2014]

grassroots.org     Mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive social change by offering free technology tools, resources and best practices for nonprofit organizations to leverage their charitable efforts and serve their community more effectively.     Web: http://grassroots.org     [19 Jul 2015]

San Francisco Gray Panthers     We stand for age and youth working together to make the world a place where the young can look forward to growing old. We believe all people are entitled to certain fundamental rights: * Meaningful employment. * A country free from racism. * Economic security. * Decent and affordable housing and healthcare * A world in peace. * A life of dignity from birth to death, free from fear and abuse. We are: * Progressive. * Environmentalist. * Anti-racist. * Anti-war.     Address: 2940 16th Street, Room 200-3, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 552-8800     Email: graypanther-sf@sonic.net     Web: http://graypantherssf.igc.org/     [11 Feb 2016]

Greater Good Sciences Center (GGSC)     Studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. Based at the University of California, Berkeley, the GGSC is unique in its commitment to both science and practice: not only do we sponsor groundbreaking scientific research into social and emotional well-being, we help people apply this research to their personal and professional lives.     Address: University of California, Berkeley, 2425 Atherton Street 6070, Berkeley CA 94720-6070     Voice: (510) 642-2490     Email: greater@berkeley.edu     Web: http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/     [25 Apr 2015]

Green Aid: The Medical Marijuana Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.     In response to attacks on state-legal patients and providers, key leadership from the medical marijuana and law reform movements came together in 2002 to form Green Aid.– a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation that provides groundbreaking services designed to protect the civil rights of medical marijuana stakeholders in our local communities.     Address: 484 Lake Park Avenue #172, Oakland CA 94610     Email: contact@green-aid.com     Web: http://www.green-aid.com/     [19 Jul 2015]

Green Building Pages     An on-line, sustainable design and decision-making tool for building industry professionals and environmentally and socially responsible consumer. Green Building Pages’ mission is to create a clear, concise, public format for communicating comprehensive, current, and transparent information to enable building industry professionals and consumers seeking a healthy, sustainable lifestyle to choose building materials that preserve health, the environment, and whose production and manufacture processes promote social equity and economic sustainability.     Web: http://greenbuildingpages.com/     [14 May 2016]

Green City Project (GCP)     Dedicated to increasing the compatibility of cities with their local natural systems by providing resources to link individuals and group with each other and community-based ecological activities. Green City is a project of the Planet Drum Foundation, a non-profit ecological education organization that promotes the concepts of bioregions and emphasizes sustainability, community self-determination and regional self-reliance.     Address: POBox 31251, San Francisco CA 94131     Voice: (415) 285-6556     Fax: (415) 285-6563     Email: planetdrum@igc.apc.org     Web: http://www.sustainable-city.org/orgs/gcp.htm     [11 Feb 2016]

The Green Gate     The Natural Resources Defense Council’s environmental guide to the San Francisco Bay Area.     Web: http://www.nrdc.org/greengate/     [09 Feb 2014]

The Green Office     A one-stop online retailer featuring over 38,000 green and conventional office products and a comprehensive range of sustainability services designed to make office greening easy and cost effective. We take the research out of responsible shopping by labeling and ranking our catalog by greenness, allowing you to balance price, performance, and sustainability.     Address: POBox 225115, San Francisco CA 94122     Voice: (800) 909-9750     Fax: (866) 678-5056     Web: http://www.thegreenoffice.com/     [06 Nov 2015]

San Francisco Green Party     The San Francisco local of the Green Party of California, the state’s newest political party. Working at the local level for social and environmental justice, peace, and grassroots democracy.     Web: http://www.sfgreenparty.org     [17 Aug 2014]

Green Party of Alameda County     The Green Party of Alameda County, part of the East Bay Region of the Green Party of California, has over 10,000 registered members who live in the Oakland/Berkeley/Emeryville/Alameda area. We have been active for over 15 years, hold monthly meetings and “Green Sundays” on the second Sunday evening of each month at Niebyl Proctor Library in Oakland, and host conferences, public events, and gatherings for up to 1000 people in the Bay Area.     Voice: (510) 644-2293     Web: http://acgreens.wordpress.com/     [26 Apr 2014]

Green Party of Contra Costa County     A ballot-qualified, non-corporate, political party working toward progressive change. We flatly reject the notion that only the so-called “better off” should have a voice in Government. And because we won’t accept “big money” we are free to address the real issues so often ignored by the bigger political parties.     Address: POBox 2361, El Cerrito CA 94530     Web: http://coco.cagreens.org     [09 Feb 2014]

Green Party of San Mateo County (GPSMC)     Affiliated with the Green Party of California (GPCA), a ballot-qualified party with about 120,000 members. GPCA is in turn affiliated with the Green Party of the United States (GPUS).     Address: 1081 Granada, Belmont CA 94002     Voice: (650) 593-7032     Email: gpsmc@cagreens.org     Web: http://cagreens.org/sanmateo     [26 Apr 2014]

Green Planet Films, Inc.     Advocates environmental awareness through education with an emphasis on film. We view the need for humanity to meaningfully engage with its living environment has reached a tipping point. We support this advocacy by developing and maintaining a media library for distribution to educational and public institutions, non-profits, businesses and individuals. Our perspective on environmental ecology, also includes human ecology. To supplement this effort, we maintain a network of subject matter experts among film producers, scientists, academics, as well as other distributors who share a common aspiration to identify, produce and share discoveries in nature and humanity.     Address: POBox 247, Corte Madera CA 94941     Voice: (415) 377-5471     Web: http://greenplanetfilms.org     [31 Jul 2016]

Green Press Initiative     Mission is to work with book and newspaper industry stakeholders to conserve natural resources, preserve endangered forests, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and minimize impacts on indigenous communities.     Web: http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Green Sangha     Green Sangha is mindful practice for awakened action. Chapters meet once a month to meditate, educate, and support each other, and to plan environmental actions. These mini-retreats are designed to foster the qualities of calmness, lucidity, and awareness which are vital to our effectiveness as activists. We incorporate a deep ecological perspective based on Joanna Macy’s work, and find inspiration from the lives of non-violent leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., the Dalai Lama, and Julia Butterfly Hill.     Address: POBox 20261, Oakland CA 94620     Voice: (510) 532-6574     Email: info@greensangha.org     Web: http://www.greensangha.org     [26 Apr 2014]

Green Science Policy Institute (GSP)     Mission is to facilitate responsible use of chemicals to protect human and ecological health. We educate and build partnerships among scientists, regulators, businesses, and public interest groups to develop innovative solutions for reducing harmful chemicals in products. To achieve this, we: Provide unbiased scientific data for informed decision-making. Motivate and participate in scientific research that serves the public interest. Act as a watchdog for regulations that could lead to increased use of toxics. Promote policy and purchasing decisions to reduce the use of classes of harmful chemicals     Address: POBox 9127, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 898-1739     Email: info@greensciencepolicy.org     Web: http://greensciencepolicy.org     [18 Aug 2016]

Green Tortoise Adventure Travel     Offers affordable adventure bus tours to the best USA and Central American destinations, including Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Cross-Country USA, Alaska, and Mexico that will inspire the active and reflective alike! Our overland holidays and backpacker tours include wilderness adventures, camping, and trekking in America’s best National Parks.     Address: 494 Broadway, San Francisco CA 94133     Voice: (800) TORTOISE (800-867-8647)     Email: tortoise@greentortoise.com     Web: http://www.greentortoise.com/     [09 Nov 2014]

Green-Collar Communities Clinic (GC3)     The community economic justice practice of the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC). Our mission is to advance green jobs and resilient communities through cooperative ownership. We have a three-pronged approach to our work – Inspire, Inform and Incubate – transformative ventures through community-based workshops, clinics and direct representation. We are the first legal clinic in the country focused on incubating cooperative enterprises through the lens of racial justice.     Address: 3130 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 548-4064 x611     Email: jpoyaoan@ebclc.org     Web: http://greencollarcommunities.wordpress.com     [19 Aug 2017]

Greenaction for Health & Environmental Justice     A multiracial grassroots organization that works with low-income and working class urban, rural, and indigenous communities to fight environmental racism and build a clean, healthy and just future for all. We mobilize community power to win victories that change government and corporate policies and practices to protect health and to promote environmental, social and economic justice.     Address: 559 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 447-3904     Fax: (415) 447-3905     Email: greenaction@greenaction.org     Web: http://www.greenaction.org   https://www.facebook.com/Greenaction4EJ/     [21 Apr 2017]

Greenbelt Alliance     Envisions a Bay Area where the natural and agricultural lands that provide so much to our region are protected and nurtured and where everyone—regardless of socio-economic status—can live in a neighborhood they are proud to call home. The Bay Area has the best of everything—stunning natural beauty, vibrant cities and neighborhoods, bountiful farms, and a diversity of cultural and economic opportunities. The challenge is how the region handles growth. We have a choice—to create wonderful cities and towns or to sprawl ever outward.     Address: 312 Sutter Street, Suite 510, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 543-6771     Email: info@greenbelt.org     Web: http://www.greenbelt.org/     [09 Nov 2014]

Greenlining Institute     Founded in 1993, The Greenlining Institute envisions a nation where communities of color thrive and race is never a barrier to economic opportunity. Because people of color will be the majority of our population by 2044, America will prosper only if communities of color prosper. Greenlining advances economic opportunity and empowerment for people of color through advocacy, community and coalition building, research, and leadership development. We work on a variety of major policy issues, from the economy to environmental policy, civic engagement and many others, because economic opportunity doesn’t operate in a vacuum. Rather than seeing these issues as being in separate silos, Greenlining views them as interconnected threads in a web of opportunity.     Address: 360 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 926-4001     Fax: (510) 926-4010     Email: info@greenlining.org     Web: http://www.Greenlining.org     [05 Nov 2016]

Greywater Alliance     A group of organizations and individuals whose mission is to make reuse of greywater a critical and integral part of water conservation efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.     Web: http://www.greywateralliance.org/     [26 Apr 2014]

GroundSpark     Creates visionary films and dynamic educational campaigns that move individuals and communities to take action for a more just world. Our films and campaigns are a mix of independent projects we initiate and commissioned projects for community clients. We specialize in crafting strategic documentary films and distribution campaigns with ambitious social, economic, and environmental justice goals.     Address: 4104 24th Street, Suite 2013, San Francisco CA 94114     Voice: (415) 641-4616; (800) 405-3322     Email: info@groundspark.org     Web: http://groundspark.org/     [14 Jan 2017]

Growing up Farms     A 501 (c) 3 non-profit that supplies healthy produce to the people of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our innovative indoor, vertical, aquaponic food growing system will serve our local community, grow food using a small fraction of the water used in traditional farming and provide a model for communities and cities across the country and throughout the world looking to localize their food supply. Our facility is located at 5801 Mission Strreet in San Francisco. (Entrance is on Oliver Street.)     Address: 251 Ashbury Street #14, San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (415) 895-0359     Email: info@growingupfarms.org     Web: http://www.crtp.net     [08 Feb 2015]

Growth House     Provides education about life-threatening illness and end of life care. Our primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and global professional collaboration. Our search engine gives you access to the Internet’s most comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.     Web: http://www.growthhouse.org     [09 Feb 2014]

GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth     This film examines the cultural barriers that prevent us from reacting rationally to the evidence current levels of population and consumption are unsustainable. It asks why the population conversations are so difficult to have. Why it’s more important to our society to have economic growth than clean air. Why communities seek and subsidize growth even when it destroys quality of life and increases taxes. Our growth-centric system is broken. It’s not providing the happiness or the prosperity we seek. But that’s good news; it means a shift to a sustainable model will be good for us. We’ll be happier and more prosperous!     Web: http://www.growthbusters.org     [28 Nov 2014]

Guaria de Osa, Rainforest Ocean Discovery Centre & Ethnobotanical Gardens     Come visit us at Guaria de Osa, amidst a Nature Sanctuary, on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica where towering stands of primary Rainforest kiss the pristine Pacific Ocean! Our spacious lodge is equally as unique and magical as our pristine tropical surroundings. Proceeds, in part, will benefit The Osa Foundation / Grupo Osanimi Rainforest Conservation and Cultural Heritage Projects among indigenous and rural communities in Central and South America.     Address: c/o Dahlia Miller, POBox 1004, El Cerrito CA 94530     Voice: (510) 235-4313     Email: puravida@GuariadeOsa.com     Web: http://www.guariadeosa.com     [09 Nov 2014]

Santa Cruz Guerilla Drive-In     An outdoor movie theater under the stars that springs up unexpectedly in the fields and industrial wastelands. Beyond showing great free movies year-round and bringing a broad community together, part of our mission is reclaiming public space and transforming our urban environment.     Web: http://www.guerilladrivein.org/     [14 Jan 2017]

Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages     Mission is to disseminate health related information to veterans of the Persian Gulf War in an unbiased format. The site is operated completely by volunteers and is not affiliated with any government entities or programs. We’ve been a presence on the Internet since early 1994, aiding Gulf War veterans in their pursuit for the truth.     Web: http://www.gulfweb.org/     [14 May 2016]

Habitat for Humanity East Bay / Silicon Valley     Brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable housing solutions, and empower families through successful homeownership. Since 1986, we have partnered with volunteers, the community, and qualified families with limited incomes to strengthen communities in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties.     Address: 2619 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612     Voice:  (510) 251-6304     Email: info@habitatEBSV.org     Web: http://www.habitatebsv.org     [21 Apr 2017]

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco     Builds homes and community in partnership with thousands of annual volunteers, hard-working families, donors, civic leaders and other engaged community members in Marin, San Francisco and on the Peninsula. The work supporters help us do provides a critical path to financial security for families who live and work here and strengthens neighborhoods across the Bay Area. Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco has built more than 200 affordable homes in the Bay Area and is currently building Habitat Terrace, a development of 28 single-family homes in San Francisco’s Ocean View neighborhood, and Mt. Burdell Place, a 10-home development in Novato.     Address: 500 Washington Street, Suite 250, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 625-1000     Fax: (415) 625-1815     Email: info@habitatgsf.org     Web: http://www.habitatgsf.org     [16 Nov 2014]

Haight Ashbury Psychological Services (HAPS)     In our community, psychotherapy is easily affordable for the affluent, and publicly funded programs exist to serve the very poor. But between these two extremes are many who do not have insurance and whose incomes cannot quite meet the cost of psychotherapy. Haight Ashbury Psychological Services (HAPS) was created to fill that gap, so that everyone in our community can have access to quality professional care. HAPS also provides superior training, education and supervision for masters and doctoral students working towards licensure and a career in mental health.     Address: 2166 Hayes Street, Suite 308 (near Cole and Shrader), San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (415) 221-4211     Email: staff@hapsclinic.org     Web: http://www.hapsclinic.org/     [05 Nov 2016]

Haiti Action Committee (HAC)     A Bay-Area based network of activists who have supported the Haitian struggle for democracy since 1991. Our members travel frequently to Haiti and are in close touch with Haitian grassroots activists, legal and human rights workers, and victims of repression. With demonstrations and civil disobedience, Congressional lobbying and educational events, publications and community organizing, we are working to build a strong Haiti solidarity movement.     Address: POBox 2040, Berkeley CA 94702     Voice: (510) 483-7481     Email: action.haiti@gmail.com     Web: http://www.haitisolidarity.net/     [26 Aug 2014]

Haiti Soleil     Mission is to build and develop community-centered public libraries, museums, and other institutions of educational and cultural exchange focused on advancing the intellectual growth of young Haitian citizens. Haiti Soleil spearheads projects on behalf of, and in partnership with, individuals and organizations in Haiti that share similar principles and dedication to the dissemination of knowledge.     Address: 2342 Shattuck Avenue #885, Berkeley CA 94704     Web: http://www.haitisoleil.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Hamilton Families     Our mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco’s leading service provider to homeless families, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness.     Address: 1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (415) 409-2100     Email: contact-us@hamiltonfamilies.org     Web: https://hamiltonfamilies.org     [18 Sep 2016]

Hands Off Venezuela (HOV)     Opposes all forms of intervention by the U.S. government and its agencies in Venezuela and works to: Educate and raise awareness about events in Venezuela in order to counter the bias of the mainstream media. Build solidarity between American and Venezuelan trade unionists and working people in general.     Web: http://www.ushov.org/   http://www.handsoffvenezuela.org/     [14 May 2016]

HandsOn Bay Area (HOBA)     Works with local nonprofits, schools and parks to identify high-impact, group-based volunteer projects. These projects may meet an ongoing need of an organization or its clients, or they may be one-time, large-scale transformations of facilities or green spaces. We recruit volunteers to get the job done and match each project with a trained Project Leader to ensure that both the community partner and the volunteers are satisfied with the work.     Address: 1504 Bryant Street, Suite 100, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 541-9616     Fax: (415) 541-7716     Email: info@handsonbayarea.org     Web: http://www.handsonbayarea.org     [01 Mar 2015]

HappyCow’s Vegetarian Guide (California Section)     A directory of vegetarian restaurants & health food stores in California. (The general site is worldwide.)     Web: http://www.happycow.net/north_america/usa/california/     [11 Feb 2016]

Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC)     Founded in 1993 and incorporated in 1994 by a working group of needle exchange providers, advocates and drug users. Today, we are strengthened by an extensive and diverse network of allies who challenge the persistent stigma faced by people who use drugs and advocate for policy and public health reform.     Address: 1440 Broadway, Suite 902, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 444-6969     Email: hrcwest[a]harmreduction.org     Web: http://www.harmreduction.org     [05 Nov 2016]

Harvey Milk Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Democratic Club     San Francisco’s largest Democratic Club, known for both its progressive politics and its independence. We welcome, and are the same cultural radicals who joined the club thirty years ago. This is a club for queers, dykes, transgender people, people of color, sex workers, fat people, leather/BDSM people, for people who don’t fit in the queer community easily and people who don’t fit in their gender easily, for gay pride and gay shame. It’s also a place for political radicals and progressives, who want to see a different world for labor, tenants, working people, people of color, and women.     Address: POBox 14574, San Francisco CA 94114-0368     Email: info@milkclub.org     Web: http://www.milkclub.org/     [01 Mar 2015]

Haymarket Books     A radical, independent, nonprofit book publisher based in Chicago, a project of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change. Our mission is to publish books that contribute to struggles for social and economic justice. We strive to make our books a vibrant and organic part of social movements and the education and development of a critical, engaged, international left. We take inspiration and courage from our namesakes, the Haymarket Martyrs, who gave their lives fighting for a better world. Their 1886 struggle for the eight-hour day – which gave us May Day, the international workers’ holiday – reminds workers around the world that ordinary people can organize and struggle for their own liberation. These struggles continue today across the globe—struggles against oppression, exploitation, poverty, and war.     Web: http://www.haymarketbooks.org/     [19 Aug 2017]

Healing Waters Wilderness Adventures     Living with an illness can be very emotionally and physically draining. The psychological toll itself is huge. Healing Waters Wilderness Adventures exists to help its participants step outside from all of that, if only for a short time. We offer incredibly fun weekend and weekday trips open to people with HIV and AIDS.     Address: 167 Fell Street, San Francisco CA 94102-5106     Voice: (415) 552-1190     Email: info@hwaters.org     Web: http://www.hwaters.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

Health & Harmony Music & Arts Festival     Harmony Festival served the Northern California Community by hosting a cutting edge Music/Arts/Health/Eco Community Festival, at Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa from 1978 to 2011, and drew over 30,000 people in 2011. The festival is currently on hiatus, in a “Cocoon of Transformation”, and has the goal of returning again in 2015, in a whole new way.     Web: http://www.harmonyfestival.com     [19 Jul 2015]

Health Access Foundation (Northern California office)     The statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition, advocating for quality, affordable health care for all Californians. As a coalition organization representing consumer groups, communities of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, children, seniors, women, people of faith, and organized labor. Health Access seeks to connect grassroots organizing to policy work, on-the-ground mobilization with savvy Sacramento strategy. Coalition member organizations can count on Health Access for timely analysis and tools so that whatever time and effort they have for health advocacy is spent in the most effective way possible.     Address: 2000 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 873-8787     Web: http://www.health-access.org     [21 Apr 2017]

Health Care for All California (HCA)     Dedicated to achieving a universal health care system through single-payer public financing. Our goal is that all California residents will have access to comprehensive, high quality health care. HCA is a statewide non-partisan organization of volunteers. As a 501(c) 4 nonprofit organization with a 501(c) 3 education fund, we are supported by membership dues, donations, and fundraising activities. The HCA board of directors is made up of elected representatives from regional chapters. We encourage all single-payer supporters to become HCA members, and welcome creation of new chapters in under-represented areas of California.     Address: POBox 5833, Novato CA 94948     Voice: (888) 442-4255     Fax: (415) 884-9230     Web: http://www.healthcareforall.org     [16 Nov 2014]

Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA)     A program of the University of California Berkeley School Of Public Health (UCB-SPH) that was established in 2001. HIA draws upon the multidisciplinary scholarship and the moral calling of UC Berkeley faculty and students to produce new knowledge through action-oriented research; teaching and mentoring; and service and community engagement programs to reduce the health disparities of the less advantaged Latino population in the United States.     Address: 50 University Hall – MC 7360, Berkeley CA 94720     Voice: (510) 643-1291     Email: hia.ucb@gmail.com     Web: http://hia.berkeley.edu     [05 May 2017]

Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality (GLMA)     The world’s largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) healthcare professionals. GLMA was founded in 1981, as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights, with the mission of ensuring equality in healthcare for LGBT individuals and healthcare professionals. Today, there is still considerable ignorance about LGBT health issues, with many assuming that LGBT health involves only HIV/AIDS. In fact, the full scope of the LGBT health agenda includes breast and cervical cancer, hepatitis, mental health, substance abuse, tobacco use, depression, access to care for transgender persons and other concerns.     Web: http://www.glma.org     [31 Jul 2016]

HealthRIGHT 360     A family of programs that includes Walden House, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Asian American Recovery Services, and Rock Medicine.     Address: 1735 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 762-3700     Web: http://www.hafci.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Healthy Building Network     Mransform the market for building materials to advance the best environmental, health and social practices. The scale of the building materials market is so large — more than three billion tons of materials per year — that its transformation to advance the best environmental, health and social practices could decrease, and even begin to reverse, some of the profound negative impacts of the contemporary building industry on the environment, human health and society.     Web: http://www.healthybuilding.net     [26 Apr 2014]

Heart of the City     A gateway to information, resources and ways to take action to fight Bay Area evictions and gentrification. The site was developed and publicized in conjunction with the anti-gentrification spectacle/call to action at the 2013 SF Pride parade and will house future actions and projects focused on fighting tech boom-fueled real estate speculation and displacement.     Web: http://www.heart-of-the-city.org     [09 Jul 2014]

The Heat is Online     A web site based on the book ‘The Heat Is On’ by Ross Gelbspan (Perseus Books, 1997). Continues to document the evidence for global warming and the pervasive debunking campaign of the fossil fuel industry.     Web: http://www.heatisonline.org     [05 May 2017]

Richard Heinberg     Richard is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators. He has authored scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as Nature, The American Prospect, Public Policy Research, Quarterly Review, The Ecologist, Resurgence, The Futurist, European Business Review, Earth Island Journal, Yes!, and The Sun; and on web sites such as Resilience.org, TheOilDrum.com, Alternet.org, ProjectCensored.com, and Counterpunch.com.     Web: http://www.richardheinberg.com/     [06 Nov 2015]

Hemp Industries Association (HIA)     A non-profit trade association representing businesses, farmers, researchers and investors working with industrial hemp. We are at the forefront of the drive for fair and equal treatment of industrial hemp. Since 1994, the HIA has been dedicated to education, industry development, and the accelerated expansion of hemp world market supply and demand. The hemp industry has positioned itself over the past two decades to once again become a major global economic force in the 21st century. Hemp is one of our planet’s most important natural resources, and we advocate using it to its full potential.     Web: http://www.thehia.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Heritage Grain Alliance (NCHGA)     Mission is to provide California’s North Coast region with education and support to build a sustainable local grain economy. Our vision is a thriving, well-connected community collaborating to ensure a robust regional grain economy. We support the exchange of best practices to grow and use heritage grains, reflecting our diverse culinary lineages. The NCHGA aims to bring back this thriving grain economy through education, job creation, food sovereignty, sustainable farming, and alliances between producers and customers.     Web: http://www.grainalliance.org/     [11 Feb 2016]

Hesperian Health Guides     Beginning with the development of the classic Where There Is No Doctor in the mountains of Mexico in the early 1970s, Hesperian Health Guides has developed and distributed health materials now available in over 80 languages. We work with hundreds of partners who help us update and field test materials to ensure they are accurate and easy-to-use. We take all this work to scale with a paid staff of under 25 and an ever-increasing number of volunteers, currently at over 200. Hesperian is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and is supported by the generous gifts of individual and institutional donors, as well as revenue streams from the sale of books, resources, and digital tools.     Address: 1919 Addison Street, Suite 304, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (510) 845-1447     Fax: (510) 845-9141     Email: hesperian@hesperian.org     Web: http://www.hesperian.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Heyday     An independent, nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution. We promote widespread awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. Through our well-crafted books, public events, and innovative outreach programs we are building a vibrant community of readers, writers, and thinkers.     Address: POBox 9145, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 549-3564     Fax: (510) 549-1889     Web: https://heydaybooks.com     [05 Sep 2015]

Hidden Villa     A nonprofit educational organization that uses its organic farm, wilderness, and community to teach and provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice. Hidden Villa stretches over 1600 acres of open space in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, about 40 miles south of San Francisco. Our mission is to inspire a just and sustainable future through our programs, land and legacy.     Address: 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills CA 94022     Voice: (650) 949-8650     Email: info@hiddenvilla.org     Web: http://www.hiddenvilla.org     [31 Jul 2016]

Jim Hightower     National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of Thieves In High Places: They’ve Stolen Our Country And It’s Time to Take It Back, Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be – consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.     Web: http://www.jimhightower.com/     [19 Jul 2015]

Hills Conservation Network     Latest news on the fight for rational and responsible wildlands management in the East Bay hills.     Address: POBox 5426, Berkeley CA 94705     Email: inquiries@hillsconservationnetwork.org     Web: http://www.hillsconservationnetwork.org     [01 Mar 2015]

HipHopForChange     Uses grassroots activism to educate people about socio-economic injustices and advocate solutions through hip hop culture. We raise funds for local causes that enrich marginalized and historically oppressed communities. The mainstream music industry sells sexism, drug abuse, homophobia, materialism, and gang violence as if these problems represent the cornerstones of hip hop culture. HipHopForChange seeks to address these injustices of representation through education, community building, and the creation of a platform for people who identify with Hip Hop culture to express their true voices, selves, and culture. We create a space that emphasizes and encourages the root values of Hip Hop culture: peace, love, unity, and having fun.     Address: 2313 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (415) 202-4817     Web: http://www.hiphopforchange.org/     [06 Apr 2017]

Hire-Ability, Inc.     A non-profit vocational services program partnered with San Francisco Department of Public Health and California State Department of Rehabilitation which serves the San Francisco Bay Area community by connecting employers with trained, assessed and pre-qualified employees. We specialize in providing employers with a pool of employees that reflect the diverse and multicultural population of the region. Specifically, we assist employers in achieving their diversity goals by matching them with qualified individuals with disabilities.     Address: 1234 Indiana Street, San Francisco CA 94107     Voice: (415) 282-9675     Fax: (415) 920-6877     Email: office@hire-ability.org     Web: http://www.hire-ability.org     [25 Apr 2015]

Holy Land Olive Oil     Founded in 2003, Holy Land Olive Oil was started as a follow-up to an all-volunteer project to help Palestinian farmers whose income has been devastated by Israel’s policies of closure and its prohibition on the sale of Palestinian olive oil within its territory at the beginning of the year 2000 Intifada. Holy Land Olive Oil is proud to be the first to import Palestinian olive oil into the US. Our mission is to create and sustain a permanent market for Palestinian farmers – in spite of political, logistical, and market economics/ pricing hurdles. For the olive growers, your purchase of their product is an expression of support that is valued a lot more than a handout.     Address: 2930 Domingo Avenue #122, Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 830-8804     Fax: (206) 203-0515     Email: info@PalestineOliveOil.org     Web: http://www.palestineoliveoil.org     [16 Nov 2014]

Home At Last Rescue (HAL)     Over the past several years, significant strides have been made in reducing the rate of dog and cat euthanasia all across the nation. Home At Last Rescue (HAL) plays an active role in this “no-kill” movement by rescuing animals from city shelters, providing temporary foster care, and bringing these animals to the public for placement in high-quality, loving homes. Historically, HAL has operated primarily in the Berkeley area and has been instrumental in lowering the euthanasia rate in the Berkeley municipal shelter from over 60% three years ago, to under 20% this past year.     Address: POBox 2261, Berkeley CA 94702-0261     Voice: (510) 981-0890     Email: info@homeatlastrescue.org     Web: http://www.homeatlastrescue.org/     [09 Feb 2014]

Homeless Action Center (HAC)     Provides free public benefits advocacy to people who are homeless and mentally ill in Alameda County. In addition to helping clients obtain sustainable income and health insurance, HAC also works with community stakeholders to reduce the harms associated with a lack of housing and healthcare. Combining professionalism and compassion, HAC provides barrier-free legal assistance to the hardest to reach populations.     Address: 3126 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 540-0878     Fax: (510) 540-0403     Email: info@homelessactioncenter.org     Web: http://homelessactioncenter.org     [14 May 2016]

Homeless Veterans Emergency Housing Facility (HVEHF)     Uniquely combines emergency/treatment beds, transitional housing, and supportive services (such as case management, vocational rehabilitation, mental health and addiction treatment services and housing assistance) in order to serve homeless veterans throughout the Silicon Valley. We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that receives partial funding from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as charitable funding from community organizations and corporations.     Address: 10 Kirk Avenue, San Jose CA 95127     Voice: (408) 533-0228; (408) 533-0226     Fax: (408) 937-1402     Web: http://www.hvehf.org     [16 Nov 2014]

Homes Not Jails     HNJ was formed in 1992 to advocate for the use of vacant and abandoned housing for people who are are homeless. With people literally dying on the sidewalks in front of vacant buildings, housing advocates, homeless advocates, and people who were homeless came together to find ways to utilize vacant buildings.     Web: http://www.sftu.org/hnj.html     [26 Apr 2014]

HOMEY ( Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth)     Works with young people from low income neighborhoods of San Francisco, with a particular focus on Latino youth in the Mission District. HOMEY’s guiding principal is to be informed and led by the youth we serve, and all of our programs–from intensive case management to violence prevention workshops to vocational training to community advocacy– are staffed by bilingual and bicultural leaders who have deep ties to the communities we serve.     Web: http://www.homeysf.org/     [18 Sep 2016]

HOPE Collaborative (Health for Oakland’s People and Environment)     A collaborative of public agencies, community-based organizations, and Oakland residents. Leadership bodies and individuals within the collaborative work together to pursue our vision of a healthier, more vibrant Oakland.     Address: 221 Oak Street, Suite D, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 444-4133     Fax: (510) 444-4819     Email: sabrina@hopecollaborative.net     Web: http://hopecollaborative.net     [31 Jul 2016]

Horizons Foundation     A community foundation rooted in and dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, and we exist to: Mobilize and increase resources for the LGBT movement and organizations that secure the rights, meet the needs, and celebrate the lives of LGBT people. Empower individual donors and promote giving as an integral part of a healthy, compassionate community. Steward a permanently endowed fund through which donors can make legacy gifts to ensure our community’s capacity to meet the future needs of LGBT people.     Address: 550 Montgomery Street, Suite 700, San Francisco CA 94111     Voice: (415) 398-2333     Fax: (415) 398-4733     Email: info@horizonsfoundation.org     Web: http://www.horizonsfoundation.org     [20 Feb 2016]

Hospitality House     Founded in 1967, Hospitality House is a unique peer-based organization addressing the socio-economic disparities that impact people struggling with poverty and homelessness. We provide a wide range of services through six community programs that address emergency needs, promote long-term stabilization, build community, and connect residents to the area’s unique artistic and cultural resources.     Address: 290 Turk Street, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 749-2100     Email: info@hospitalityhouse.org     Web: http://www.hospitalityhouse.org     [16 Jul 2016]

Hostelz.com     The most complete database of hostel information available online. The site lists all hostels for free and includes direct contact info for hostels and exclusive photos and reviews.     Web: http://www.hostelz.com/     [16 Feb 2014]

Housing California (HCA)     The voice in the state Capitol for children, seniors, families, people experiencing homelessness, and everyone who needs a safe, stable, affordable place to call home. Since 1988, Housing California has been working to prevent homelessness and increase the variety and supply of safe, stable, accessible and permanently affordable places to live. Housing California staff accomplishes its goals through education, advocacy, and outreach.     Web: http://www.housingca.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Housing Consortium of the East Bay (HCEB)     Creates inclusive communities for individuals with developmental disabilities or other special needs through quality affordable housing in Alameda and Contra Costa County. HCEB fulfills this mission by providing housing outreach and support services; developing affordable housing, partnering with other nonprofit and for profit companies to secure set-asides within larger rental communities; and owning and operating special needs affordable housing.     Address: 1440 Broadway, Suite 700, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 832-1315     Email: info@hceb.org     Web: http://www.hceb.org/     [16 Nov 2014]

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco (HRCSF)     A tenants rights organization that offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants in all types of housing, including rent-control, SROs, public housing and Section 8. We’ve been fighting for the rights of tenants since 1979 when a group of seniors at Old St. Mary’s Church came together to organize against condo conversions that were displacing the elderly. Housing Rights Committee counselors provide help to over 5,000 tenants a year, advising them on their rights as renters.     Address: 417 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 703-8634     Email: info@hrcsf.org     Web: http://www.hrcsf.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

Human Rights and the Drug War (HRDW)     A multi-media project that combines the stories and photos of Drug War POWs with facts and figures about the US Drug War, to confront the conscience of the American people and encourage individuals to take action for social justice.     Address: POBox 21106, El Sobrante CA 94820     Voice: (510) 275-9311     Email: mikki@hr95.org     Web: http://www.hr95.org/     [20 Feb 2016]

Human Rights Watch (San Francisco office)     A nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups.     Address: 350 Sansome Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 362-3250     Fax: (415) 362-3255     Web: http://www.hrw.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

The Humane Farming Association (HFA)     The nation’s most effective organization dedicated to the protection of farm animals. Founded in 1985, and over 250,000 members strong, HFA has gained national recognition and respect for its hard work, integrity, and its highly-successful campaigns. HFA’s goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty and abuse, to protect the public from the misuse of antibiotics, hormones, and other chemicals used on factory farms, and to protect the environment from the impacts of industrialized animal factories.     Address: POBox 3577, San Rafael CA 94912     Voice: (415) 485 1495     Fax: (415) 485-0106     Email: hfa@hfa.org     Web: http://www.hfa.org     [19 Jul 2015]

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV)     HSSV has been connecting people and pets in the Silicon Valley community for over 85 years. HSSV opened a 48,000 square-foot state of the art Animal Community Center in 2009, a facility providing quality adoptions, an impressive shelter medicine program, exemplary volunteer and educational programs, as well as progressive behavior and training programs to supply ongoing support to adopters.     Address: 901 Ames Avenue, Milpitas CA 95035     Voice: (408) 262-2133     Email: comments@hssv.org     Web: http://www.hssv.org     [05 May 2017]

Humanimal Connection, Inc. (HAC)     Mission is to save the lives of homeless or neglected cats and kittens, including those with significant medical needs, feral tendencies, or scheduled for euthanasia by providing them with forever homes. As a no-kill, not-for-profit, volunteer-run organization, the Humanimal Connection is dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the cat population by connecting humans and animals together.     Address: 27544 Canyon Road, Los Altos CA 94022     Voice: (888) 538-9402 (voicemail)     Email: info@humanimalconnection.com     Web: http://www.humanimalconnection.com     [01 Mar 2015]

Humanist Hall     See Fellowship of Humanity.     [09 Aug 2015]

Humanist Workers for Revolutionary Socialism (HWRS)     An organization composed primarily of former members of the now-defunct Workers’ Voice organization. We believe that in order to save humanity from the economic chaos, social injustice, and environmental destruction caused by global capitalism, it is necessary to abolish the capitalist system altogether and replace it with a humane, democratically-run planned socialist economy.     Web: http://www.humanistsforrevolutionarysocialism.org/     [19 Jul 2015]

IBON Foundation, Inc.     A non-stock non-profit development organization. We have been serving the Filipino people through research and education since 1978. IBON seeks to promote an understanding of socioeconomics that serves the interests and aspirations of the Filipino people. We study the most urgent social, economic and political issues confronting Philippine society and the world.     Web: http://www.ibon.org     [19 Jul 2015]

ICCED – IT Services     We believe technology is an integral part of the success of any organization. Through our capacity building role, the Insight Center strives to assist other non-profits with today’s technology demands by providing affordable, discounted IT services. Our IT staff has worked exclusively in the non-profit sector for over 7 years and information technology for over 25 years. We embrace the goal of helping you carry out your mission by providing you a wide variety of support from small office setup, desktop support, complete system administration, network design and implementation, and security services.     Address: 1999 Harrison St., Suite 1800, Oakland CA 94612-4700     Voice: (510) 251-2600 x111     Email: blim@insightcced.org     Web: http://www.insightcced.org/our-services/technology.html     [16 Nov 2014]

Idle No More SF Bay     Inspired by the First Nations Idle No More movement, we are a group of Native Americans and allies working together to create positive change concerning Indigenous rights, the rights of Mother Earth, and the rights of the coming generations to a sustainable and healthy environment. Idle No More SF Bay helps organize the Native American community in the San Francisco Bay Area to attend the marches and actions that are in alignment with our values. We have also conducted solidarity actions with our First Nations sisters and brothers at the Canadian Consulate, as well as organized actions at the many fossil fuel facilities in the area.     Web: http://www.idlenomoresfbay.org/     [08 Feb 2017]

If Americans Knew     The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation. It is the goal of If Americans Knew to provide full and accurate information on this critical issue, and on our power – and duty – to bring a resolution.     Web: http://www.ifamericansknew.org/     [25 Apr 2015]

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)     A national, non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights. The mission of the ILRC is to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.     Address: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 602, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 255-9792     Fax: (415) 255-9792     Web: http://www.ilrc.org/     [26 Aug 2014]

Impact Bay Area     Teaches effective boundary setting, personal safety, and physical self-defense skills. Our classes are tailored to meet the needs of different ages, genders, and communities. Impact Bay Area is the only place where people can get practical self-defense and personal safety training in a welcoming environment regardless of age, physical fitness, gender, or weight. Our intensive training gives students effective skills that will last them the rest of their lives.     Address: POBox 23831, Oakland CA 94623     Voice: (510) 208-0474     Email: info@impactbayarea.org     Web: http://www.impactbayarea.org/     [16 Nov 2014]

The Impact Fund     We provide strategic leadership and support for litigation to achieve economic and social justice. We provide funds for impact litigation in the areas of civil rights, environmental justice, and poverty law. We offer innovative technical support, training, and expertise on issues that arise in large scale impact litigation. We serve as lead counsel, co-counsel, and amicus counsel in select class action and impact litigation.     Address: 125 University Avenue, Suite 102, Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 845-3473     Fax: (510) 845-3654     Email: impactfund@impactfund.org     Web: http://www.impactfund.org     [05 May 2017]

Impact Hub Berkeley     A membership-based, community space that connects local change agents to resources that accelerate their impact.     Address: 2150 Allston Way, Suite 400, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: 510-649-7700     Email: Berkeley@Impacthubbayarea.com     Web: http://berkeley.impacthub.net/     [05 May 2017]

Impact Hub Oakland     Impact Hub Oakland is equal parts inspiring shared working space, entrepreneurial incubator and a membership-based community of socially engaged people, co-working and co-learning. Located in the heart of one of the coolest cities in the United States (move over Brooklyn), we cultivate, support and connect purpose-driven people as they pioneer solutions for a sustainable and equitable world.     Address: 2323 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 858-2323     Web: https://oakland.impacthub.net     [05 May 2014]

Impact Hub San Francisco     A membership community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals taking action to drive positive social, economic and environmental change. Members have access to a local & global community of change agents, coworking space options (including amenities such as wifi, coffee/tea, privacy booths, printing & more), frequent events, discounted event & meeting space rentals & more. Visit ‘Become a Member’ to view full benefits & pricing. Impact Hub San Francisco is a certified B Corporation. Being a B Corp strengthens our resolve to achieve higher social & environmental standards, and empowers others in our community to do the same.     Address: 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Email: host@impacthubsf.com     Web: http://sanfrancisco.impacthub.net/     [05 May 2017]

In Defense of Animals (IDA)     An international animal rights and rescue organization dedicated to protecting the rights, welfare and habitats of animals. We are supported by a network of tens of thousands of determined activists, dedicated volunteers, interns and donors. We work to expose and end animal experimentation; protect wildlife and restore balance in their natural habitats; end the exploitation and abuse of wild species living in captivity, protect domestic and wild species worldwide from abuse and slaughter for food, conduct cruelty investigations and rescue operations, and provide veterinary care for sick, abused and orphaned animals in our natural habitat sanctuaries.     Address: 3010 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael CA 94901     Voice: (415) 448-0048     Fax: (415) 454-1031     Email: info@idausa.org     Web: http://www.idausa.org     [19 Jul 2015]

In Search of Good Food     This blog chronicles the making of the movie “In Search of Good Food”, as well as events and topics relating to the movie. In Search of Good Food follows Antonio Roman-Alcalá, an urban farming activist from San Francisco, on his search for the “sustainable” food system in California. The film attempts to answer the question: does the sustainable food system actually exist? And if it doesn’t, what is preventing it from becoming reality?     Web: http://insearchofgoodfood.blogspot.com/2009/01/looking-for.html     [31 Jul 2016]

In These Times     An independent, nonprofit magazine, is dedicated to advancing democracy and economic justice, informing movements for a more humane world, and providing an accessible forum for debate about the policies that shape our future.     Web: http://www.inthesetimes.com/     [26 Apr 2014]

Independent Adoption Center (IAC)     A compassionate and dedicated domestic open adoption agency. Since our founding in 1982, the IAC has successfully placed over 4,000 newborns with families in the United States. As a nonprofit agency, the IAC is pleased to acknowledge the ongoing corporate sponsorship of Google Foundation, Salesforce.com, and Vertical Response.     Address: 2300 Clayton Road, Suite 1150, Concord CA 94520     Voice: (925) 827-2229     Fax: (925) 603-0820     Web: http://www.adoptionhelp.org     [25 Oct 2015]

Independent Arts & Media     A unique and growing fiscal sponsor for artists, journalists and media producers. We support independent producers and projects that advance our mission, by enabling independent producers doing non-commercial work in the public interest to raise their own funding, and develop and present their work on their own terms. Our vision for fiscal sponsorship as a transformative “free speech platform” comes from our own experiences as journalists, artists, and media producers who needed better infrastructure for their public-interest work. IAM currently supports over 60 affiliates dedicated to non-commercial work in media and the arts, including publishing, theater, dance, music, visual art, film and video, journalism, history, and public-events production.     Web: http://artsandmedia.net   http://www.newsdesk.org/     [05 May 2017]

Independent Media Center     A network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth. We work out of a love and inspiration for people who continue to work for a better world, despite corporate media’s distortions and unwillingness to cover the efforts to free humanity.     Web: http://www.indymedia.org/     [16 Nov 2014]

San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center     A non-commercial, democratic collective of bay area independent media makers and media outlets, and serves as the local organizing unit of the global Indymedia network. We strive to provide an information infrastructure for people and opinions who do not have access to the airwaves, tools and resources of corporate media. This includes audio, video, photography, internet distribution and any other communication medium. We support local, regional and global struggles against exploitation and oppression. We function as a non-commercial, non-corporate, anti-capitalist collective.     Web: http://indybay.org     [25 Apr 2015]

Independent Television Service (ITVS)     The leading incubator and presenter of independent film, ITVS partners with filmmakers to bring untold stories to public television and to communities around the globe. We know that courageous storytelling can create a better world.     Address: 1435 Folsom Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 356-8383     Email: itvs@itvs.org     Web: http://www.itvs.org/     [05 May 2017]

India Resource Center     Works to support movements against corporate globalization in India. We provide timely information on transnational corporations to Indian movements. We also educate and mobilize key constituencies in the US and other countries to take action in support of campaigns in India. India Resource Center is a project of Global Resistance. Global Resistance works to strengthen the movement against corporate globalization by supporting and linking local, grassroots struggles against globalization around the world. Our goal is to ensure that those most impacted by globalization are engaged in and at the forefront of the movement against corporate globalization.     Web: http://www.indiaresource.org     [02 May 2015]

Indigenous Environmental Network     Formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities.     Web: http://www.ienearth.org/     [14 May 2016]

Indivisible Berkeley     Berekeleyans resisting the Trump agenda.     Web: http://www.IndivisibleBerkeley.org   https://www.facebook.com/BerkeleyIndivisible/   https://www.indivisibleguide.com/web     [13 Jan 2017]

Indivisible Berkeley Students     Cal Berkeley students, faculty and staff who want to use the tactics presented in the Indivisible Guide to restore sanity to our nation’s politics.     Web: https://www.facebook.com/IndivisibleBerkeleyCal     [19 Jan 2017]

Indivisible East Bay     Inspired by the strategies of the Indivisible Guide (www.indivisibleguide.com), interested in starting a group for the California’s 11th, 13th, and 15th Congressional Districts. Sign up for our email list here: http://tinyletter.com/IndivisibleEB     Web: http://facebook.com/IndivisibleEB     [19 Jan 2017]

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW / The Wobblies)     A member-run union for all workers, a union dedicated to organizing on the job, in our industries and in our communities. IWW members are organizing to win better conditions today and build a world with economic democracy tomorrow. We want our workplaces run for the benefit of workers and communities rather than for a handful of bosses and executives.     Web: http://www.iww.org/     [02 May 2015]

inequality.org     The premiere portal for the public at large, journalists, teachers, students, academics, and any others seeking information and analysis on wealth and income inequality. Ultimately, our mission is to help end economic inequality in the United States and abroad. Inequality.org is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies, a think tank based in Washington, DC.     Web: http://www.inequality.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

infoshop.org     An online resource of news, opinion and information on anarchism and many other topics. We are one of the oldest political websites, having been online since 1995. Around 50,000 people each month use our services and read our pages.     Web: http://infoshop.org/     [26 Apr 2014]

Inkworks Press     Inkworks Press has been recognized since its founding in 1974 as a leading environmentally and socially conscious offset printer offering a full range of the highest quality green printing services. We print booklets, posters, postcards, flyers, brochures, business suites, envelopes and more; all with vegetable oil based inks, recycled paper and union labor. Inkworks Press is organized as a democratically run worker collective, associated with the Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC, pronounced “no boss”) and the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives.     Address: 2827 Seventh Street (between Heinz and Grayson), Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 845-7111     Fax: (510) 845-6753     Email: inkworks@inkworkspress.org     Web: http://inkworkspress.com/     [21 Feb 2016]

Inner City Advisors     Works tirelessly with entrepreneurs, advisors, employees and sponsors to create a more equitable and impactful economic ecosystem in the Bay Area. Our unique approach has developed many amazing companies who have created good jobs for local residents. By educating, advising, and investing in small business owners, ICA improves communities by providing good local jobs to people with high barriers to employment.     Address: 283 Fourth Street, Suite 101, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 271-0142     Email: info@innercityadvisors.org     Web: http://www.innercityadvisors.org/#ica     [30 Aug 2014]

Insight Center for Community Economic Development (ICCED)     A a national research, consulting, and legal organization dedicated to building economic health in vulnerable communities. The Insight Center envisions a nation where all people have access to the resources, opportunities and support they need to help them realize their potential and achieve economic security. We envision a nation of individuals and families with sufficient income, quality education, decent and affordable housing and health care, child and elder care, a safe environment, and savings and other economic assets. We see a society that recognizes the value, dignity and creative potential of the overlooked and underappreciated. Success on this scale will make us all richer and is the moral thing to do, consistent with the values of our democracy.     Address: 1999 Harrison St., Suite 1800, Oakland CA 94612-4700     Voice: (510) 251-2600     Fax: (510) 251-0600     Email: info@insightcced.org     Web: http://www.insightcced.org     [16 Nov 2014]

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)     Works locally and globally at the intersection of policy and practice to ensure fair and sustainable food, farm and trade systems.     Web: http://www.iatp.org     [26 Aug 2014]

Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA)     A technological research and development organization dedicated to the cause of individual and collective self-determination. Our mission is to study the forces and structures which affect self-determination and to provide technologies which extend the autonomy of human activists.     Web: http://www.appliedautonomy.com/     [16 Nov 2014]

Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH)     We are a partnership of Haitian and US human rights advocates, supporting the Haitian people in their grassroots struggle for a just system of law, a society without violence, social justice, and a democratic government.     Web: http://www.ijdh.org/     [21 Feb 2016]

Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)     Mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. To this end, ILSR works with citizens, activists, policymakers and entrepreneurs to design systems, policies and enterprises that meet local or regional needs; to maximize human, material, natural and financial resources; and to ensure that the benefits of these systems and resources accrue to all local citizens.     Web: http://www.ilsr.org/     [05 May 2017]

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)     A community of public scholars and organizers linking peace, justice, and the environment in the U.S. and globally. We work with social movements to promote true democracy and challenge concentrated wealth, corporate influence, and military power.     Web: http://www.ips-dc.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA)     IPA increases the reach and capacity of progressive and grassroots organizations (at no cost to them) to address public policy by getting them and their ideas into the mainstream media. IPA gains media access for those whose voices are commonly excluded or drowned out by government or corporate-backed institutions. As a national consortium of independent public-policy researchers, analysts and activists, IPA widens media exposure for progressive perspectives on many issues including the environment, human rights, foreign policy, and economic justice.     Address: 1714 Franklin Street #100-133, Oakland CA 94612-3409     Voice: (510) 788-4541     Email: institute[at]igc.org     Web: http://www.accuracy.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT)     A world leader in educating policy makers and the public about genetically modified (GM) foods and crops. We investigate and report their risks and impact on health, environment, the economy, and agriculture, as well as the problems associated with current research, regulation, corporate practices, and reporting. Founded in 2003 by international bestselling author and GMO expert Jeffrey Smith, IRT has worked in over 40 countries on 6 continents, and is credited with improving government policies and influencing consumer-buying habits.     Web: http://www.responsibletechnology.org     [19 Aug 2017]

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)     Works with cities worldwide to bring about transport solutions that cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce poverty, and improve the quality of urban life. Cities throughout the world, primarily in developing countries, engage ITDP to provide technical advice on improving their transport systems. ITDP uses its know-how to influence policy and raise awareness globally of the role sustainable transport plays in tackling green house gas emissions, poverty and social inequality. This combination of pragmatic delivery with influencing policy and public attitudes defines our approach. Most recently, ITDP has been instrumental in designing and building the best bus rapid transit systems in the world.     Web: http://www.itdp.org     [09 Aug 2015]

Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS)     A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individual and collective transformation through consciousness research, transformative learning, and engaging a global community in the realization of our human potential. We conduct, advance, and broaden the science of what connects us, reaching new understandings about the nature of reality and our extended capacities. From what we learn, we create real-world tools that empower people to apply conscious awareness in their personal lives, and in healthcare, education, and business. We host a vibrant community of explorers and change agents who are working together to make a difference in the world.     Address: 101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma CA 94952     Voice: (707) 775-3500     Fax: (707) 781-7420     Email: info@noetic.org     Web: http://www.noetic.org     [05 May 2017]

Institute of Urban Homesteading     A gathering place to research, ferment and learn together. We feature small class sizes and experiential learning. Baasd in Oakland, California. Our mission is to * Offer affordable classes in the art of living in an urban environment * Preserve a slower, more intentional, more sustainable and more pleasurable way of life * Rescue the lost arts of the garden, the kitchen and things done by hand * Imbue everyday tasks with wonder and beauty * Promote self-determination and the ability of each person to educate themselves     Web: http://www.iuhoakland.com     [26 Aug 2014]

Instituto Laboral de La Raza     Provides labor rights education and advocacy to serve the needs of low income workers and their families. We deliver services, peer counseling, financial education and access to a network of services, all at no charge, 7 days a week. The thousands of workers we serve annually are from Mexico, Central America, Southeast Asia and the United States, and we serve many indigenous (native) peoples throughout the Americas as well.     Address: 2947 16th Street (near Capp, between Mission and South Van Ness), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 431-7522     Fax: (415) 431-4846     Email: info@ilaboral.org     Web: http://www.ilaboral.org     [26 Apr 2014]

Inter Press Service (IPS)     Information is an agent of change. Since its inception, back in 1964, IPS has believed in the role of information as a precondition for lifting communities out of poverty and marginalization. This belief is reflected in our historic mission: “giving a voice to the voiceless”– acting as a communication channel that privileges the voices and the concerns of the poorest and creates a climate of understanding, accountability and participation around development, promoting a new international information order between the South and the North.     Web: http://www.ipsnews.net     [14 May 2016]

Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights (ICIR)     ICIR was founded in 1993, in the wake of the passage of Proposition 187, by California religious leaders from diverse faith traditions to call together people of faith to promote the rights, fair treatment, and dignity of all iimmigrants regardless of their immigration status. Rooted in the shared religious principles that all people have inherent worth and potential regardless of education, national origin, citizenship, or legal status, ICIR works for a healthy, inclusive California where all people are welcome and have access to full participation in the life of the community. Since 1993, ICIR has organized among immigrant and faith communities and led public education and advocacy efforts across the state of California.     Address: 1814 Franklin Street #325, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 893-7106 x 319     Email: dlee@clueca.org     Web: http://icir-clue.blogspot.com/     [21 Feb 2016]

International A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (San Francisco chapter) (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism)     A coalition of hundreds of organizations and prominent individuals and scores of organizing centers in cities and towns across the country. Its national steering committee represents major national organizations that have campaigned against U.S. intervention in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia, and organizations that have campaigned for civil rights and for social and economic justice for working and poor people inside the United States.     Address: 2969 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 821-6545     Email: answer@answersf.org     Web: http://www.answercoalition.org   http://www.votenowar.org     [16 Feb 2014]

International Action Center (Bay Area Office) (IAC)     Committed to building broad-based grassroots actions opposing U.S. wars abroad while fighting racism and economic exploitation of workers at home. With every mobilization or campaign, the IAC strives to connect struggles and bring together communities of color, women, lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, youth and students, immigrant and workers’ organizations in order to build a progressive movement for social justice and change.     Address: 1305 Franklin Suite 411, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 600-5800     Email: ActionCenter-BayArea@peoplesmail.net     Web: http://www.iacenter.org     [02 Mar 2016]

International Bicycle Fund     A non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, providing information and resources promoting sustainable transport and international understanding to make this planet a healthier and happier place to live. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and bicycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.      Web: http://www.ibike.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

International Bird Rescue Research Center (IBRRC)     A global leader in responding to man-made disasters affecting wildlife, such as oil spills and marine debris. In addition to a fully-equipped emergency response center in Alaska, Bird Rescue runs two world-class wildlife centers in California which care for more than 5,000 animals each year, including pelicans, herons, shorebirds, and other aquatic species. This is made possible by over 60,000 volunteer hours per year kindly provided by a diverse group of retirees, nurses, veterinary students, and others. To date, our response teams have led rescue efforts in more than 200 spills across six continents.     Address: 4369 Cordelia Road, Fairfield CA 94534     Voice: (707) 207-0380     Fax: (707) 207-0395     Web: http://www.ibrrc.org/     [27 Nov 2016]

International Campaign for Justice In Bhopal (bhopal.net)     A coalition that is comprised of survivors of the disaster, international volunteers, and environmental, social justice and human rights groups. Using education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action, ICJB works to hold Dow Chemical and the Indian Government accountable for the ongoing chemical disaster in Bhopal, India. Through empowering and advising campaigners in this worldwide movement, ICJB strives to further the Bhopalis’ demands for justice. ICJB is led by half a dozen Bhopal survivor organizations working in close alliance with coalition members in India, Canada, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom.     Web: http://www.bhopal.net     [16 Nov 2014]

International Campaign for Tibet (ICT)     Works to promote human rights and democratic freedoms for the people of Tibet.     Web: http://www.savetibet.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)     A coalition of non-government organizations in one hundred countries advocating for a strong and effective nuclear weapon ban treaty. Negotiations on this new global agreement will take place at the United Nations in New York in 2017.     Web: http://www.icanw.org/     [14 Jun 2017]

International Campaign to Ban Landmines     A global network of non-governmental organizations, active in some 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.     Web: http://www.icbl.org/     [18 May 2017]

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)     A global research institute with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and New Delhi, India. Our research evidence identifies women’s contributions as well as the obstacles that prevent them from being economically strong and able to fully participate in society. ICRW translates these insights into a path of action that honors women’s human rights, ensures gender equality and creates the conditions in which all women can thrive.     Web: http://www.icrw.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

International Development Exchange (IDEX)     Since its founding in 1985, IDEX has supported more than 500 grassroots, community-led projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Annually, IDEX’s partners serve approximately 1.2 million people in impoverished communities, including marginalized women, small farmers, indigenous communities, low-income urban residents, sexual and ethnic minorities, and youth.     Address: 2120 University Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704     Voice: (415) 824-8384     Fax: (415) 824-8387     Email: info@idex.org     Web: http://www.idex.org     [14 Jan 2017]

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)     Seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. Founded in 1975, IFPRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a global research partnership for a food secure future. Mission is to achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, policy, and natural resources management.     Web: http://www.ifpri.org/     [23 Nov 2014]

International Forum on Globalization (IFG)     A North-South research and educational institution composed of leading activists, economists, scholars, and researchers providing analysis and critiques on the cultural, social, political, and environmental impacts of economic globalization. Unique in its diversity, depth, and breadth, the IFG works through an active international board of key citizen movement leaders; a small, dedicated staff; and a network of hundreds of associates representing regions throughout the world on a broad spectrum of issues. Our work is closely linked to social justice and environmental movements, providing them with critical thinking and frameworks that inform campaigns and activities on the ground.     Address: 1009 General Kennedy Avenue #2, San Francisco CA 94129     Voice: (415) 561-7650     Email: ifg@ifg.org     Web: http://www.ifg.org     [09 Aug 2015]

International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)     A leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.     Web: http://www.iglhrc.org     [16 Feb 2014]

International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)     An organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Treaties, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands.     Address: The Redstone Building, 2940 16th Street, Suite 305, San Francisco CA 94103-3664     Voice: (415) 641-4482     Fax: (415) 641-1298     Web: http://www.treatycouncil.org     [09 Aug 2015]

International Institute of Bengal and Himalayan Basins (IIBHB)     Works on water, environmental and ecological issues in Bengal Basin. IIBHB also supports educational, health, housing and human rights in Bengal Basin as well as in other areas where its services are needed. IIBB hopes to use its Bengal Basin experience as a working model for emerging economies. Founded by Dr. Rash B. Ghosh, a Bengali-American scientist, the Institute has attracted a wide range of experts who are ready to assist IIBHB in finding solutions to the various problems that exist throughout the Bengal Basin. Dignitaries associated with the Institute have included Nobel Laureates Linus Pauling and Glenn Seaborg. The Institute is currently receiving advice from Nobel Laureate Charles H. Townes, a prominent spokesman for Bengal Basin issues. The IIBHB is headquartered in Berkeley, California, with chapters in England, Bangladesh and India.     Address: 2509 McGee Avenue, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 841-3253     Email: IIBengalBasin@gmail.com     Web: http://www.nvo.com/ghosh_research     [31 Jul 2016]

International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA)     Welcomes, educates and serves immigrants, refugees and their families as they join and contribute to the community. With its five offices throughout the Bay Area that provide legal immigration and other services, as well as through its collaborative efforts with local and regional service providers, IIBA effectively serves immigrants and their families. We offer immigrants the information and assistance they need to understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities. Because of IIBA’s services, more immigrant families obtain stable immigration status in the United States.     Address: 657 Mission Street, Suite 301, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 538-8100 x206     Fax: (415) 538-8111     Email: aquintanilla@iibayarea.org     Web: http://www.iibayarea.org/     [11 May 2014]

International Labor Organization (ILO)     A evoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity. Today, the ILO helps advance the creation of decent work and the economic and working conditions that give working people and business people a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress. Its tripartite structure provides a unique platform for promoting decent work for all women and men. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.     Web: http://www.ilo.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF)     An advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide.     Web: http://www.laborrights.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

International NGO Campaign on Export Credit Agencies (ECA Watch)     A network of non-governmental organizations and bodies campaigning for ECA reform. Organizations participating in the campaign include bodies working on issues related to the environment, development, human rights, community rights, labor rights, and anti-corruption. Since 1996, NGOs from many countries have joined forces in an international campaign to reform ECAs. The goals and demands of the campaign are best described in the Jakarta Declaration for Reform of Official Export Credit and Investment Insurance Agencies, endorsed by over 300 NGOs following a May 2000 international ECA reform strategy session in Jakarta, Indonesia.     Web: http://www.eca-watch.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)     A non-partisan federation of national medical groups in 62 countries, representing tens of thousands of doctors, medical students, other health workers, and concerned citizens who share the common goal of creating a more peaceful and secure world freed from the threat of nuclear annihilation.     Web: http://www.ippnw.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

International Rivers     Since 1985, International Rivers has been at the heart of the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of communities that depend on them. We work with an international network of dam-affected people, grassroots organizations, environmentalists, human rights advocates and others who are committed to stopping destructive river projects and promoting better options. We seek a world where healthy rivers and the rights of local communities are valued and protected. We envision a world where water and energy needs are met without degrading nature or increasing poverty, and where people have the right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.     Address: 2054 University Avenue, Suite 300 (at Oxford), Berkeley CA 94704-2644     Voice: (510) 848-1155     Fax: (510) 848-1008     Web: http://www.internationalrivers.org     [11 May 2014]

International Socialist Organization (ISO)     Building a socialist alternative in a world of poverty, oppression and war. Our organization participates in many different struggles for justice and liberation today, while working toward a future socialist society, free of all exploitation and oppression, and built on the principles of solidarity and democracy. We are a U.S. organization with branches and members in about 40 cities and connections to other socialists around the world. We organize in the here and now against injustice and for reforms that will benefit the working class and oppressed. These struggles are important in their own right, but they are also building blocks for a movement to achieve a socialist society.     Web: http://www.norcalsocialism.org   http://www.internationalsocialist.org     [22 Jan 2017]

International Solidarity Movement (ISM)     A Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the long-entrenched and systematic oppression and dispossession of the Palestinian population, using non-violent, direct-action methods and principles. Founded in August 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popular resistance by being immediately alongside Palestinians in olive groves, on school runs, at demonstrations, within villages being attacked, by houses being demolished or where Palestinians are subject to consistent harassment or attacks from soldiers and settlers as well as numerous other situations.     Web: http://www.palsolidarity.org     [18 May 2017]

Northern California International Solidarity Movement (NorCal ISM)     The Northern California branch of the Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles. Founded in August, 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popular resistance by providing the Palestinian people with international protection and a voice with which to nonviolently resist an overwhelming military occupation force.     Address: 405 Vista Heights Road, El Cerrito CA 94530     Voice: (510) 236-4250     Web: http://www.ism-norcal.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

International Women’s Democracy Center     Strengthens women’s global leadership through training, education, networking and research with a focus on increasing the participation of women leaders in politics, policy and decision making within their own governments. By ensuring that women worldwide have the necessary tools and skills to participate in all levels of governance, IWDC’s commitment to work in partnership with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) around the world responds to the increasing need of women leaders to acquire the technical skills and leadership tools so critical to their leadership roles in the new millennium.     Web: http://www.iwdc.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (Pastors for Peace)     A multi-issue national ecumenical agency, which was founded in 1967 by progressive church leaders and activists. For more than four decades, the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) has assisted hundreds of community organizations and public policy groups – by providing technical assistance, training organizers, making and administering grants, and using our global network of grassroots organizers, clergy, and other professionals to advance the struggles of oppressed people for justice and self-determination.     Web: http://www.ifconews.org/     [14 May 2016]

Intersection for the Arts     Plays a unique role in the development of the Bay Area’s rich, innovative and diverse arts ecosystem by connecting people and communities across physical, social, cultural, and economic boundaries to instigate change. Through a platform of resources — fiscal sponsorship, incubation, professional development, technical assistance, community gatherings, artist’s residencies, exhibitions, and live performance — Intersection fosters the advancement of the Bay Area arts community by creating sustainable models for artists and arts organizations that are critical in a rapidly changing world.     Address: 901 Mission Street, Suite 306, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 626-2787     Fax: (415) 626-1636     Web: http://www.theintersection.org     [27 Nov 2016]

Intertribal Friendship House (IFH)     Established in 1955 as one of the first urban American Indian community centers in the nation. It was founded by the American Friends Service Committee to serve the needs of American Indian people relocated from reservations to the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally created as a community center, IFH expanded into social services when staff became concerned about the lack of resources for American Indian people as they faced the challenges of relocation from reservations to urban communities such as Oakland due to the displacement from their native lands.     Address: 523 International Blvd., Oakland CA 94606     Voice: (510) 836-1955     Web: http://www.ifhurbanrez.org     [31 Jul 2016]

IP Justice     An international civil liberties organization that promotes balanced intellectual property law. The organization’s focus is on international treaties, directives, and other trade agreements that address intellectual property rights or impact freedom of expression guarantees.     Address: 1192 Haight Street, San Francisco CA 94117     Voice: (415) 553-6261     Fax: (415) 462-6451     Email: robin@ipjustice.org     Web: http://ipjustice.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers     A film that tells the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war. Takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq.     Web: http://iraqforsale.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

iReuse     Cutting financial and environmental costs can improve your bottom line, and there’s no shortage of information about how to “go green”. But with so many ideas, how do you know where to focus your efforts to make the biggest impact? iReuse is sustainability made simple. We provide you with a clear roadmap to achieve measured results, and are committed to complete transparency in our process.     Address: 1050 North Gate Drive, Suite 550, San Rafael CA 94903     Email: info@ireuse.com     Web: http://www.ireuse.com     [01 Mar 2015]

Island Press     Works to provide the best ideas and information in the field to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems. Our publications are backed by coordinated campaigns to deliver their messaging in print, in person, and online using the latest electronic media tools and outlets. As the methods of information delivery evolve, so will the way Island Press provides solutions and inspiration to policymakers, practitioners, scientists, students, and activists.     Web: http://www.islandpress.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

J Street     J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans fighting for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. We believe that Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depend on a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security. Rooted in our commitment to Jewish and democratic values, J Street is redefining what it means to be pro-Israel in America. We are changing the U.S. political dynamics around Israel by mobilizing broad support for a two-state solution because it’s in Israel’s and America’s interest. And we are expanding support for Israel by affirming — along with many Israelis — that being pro-Israel doesn’t require supporting every policy of its government.     Web: http://www.jstreet.org/     [26 Aug 2014]

Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)     We advance the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall to lead a movement of conservation for the common good—one that builds on our connections to each other, our fellow species, and the natural world we all share. Following in the trailblazing footsteps of our founder, we inspire hope through action, encouraging individuals around the world to join us in taking care of the planet we call home. Whether we’re restoring chimpanzee habitat, improving women’s health in a nearby village, or working with our Roots & Shoots youth groups in nearly 100 countries, we find practical ways to make the greatest lasting impact for people, animals and the environment.     Web: http://www.janegoodall.org/     [03 Feb 2017]

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay (JCCEB)     Provides a comfortable and warm gathering place for Jews wishing to affirm their cultural and ethnic origins. Our members and visitors represent all facets of the Jewish community and many are unaffiliated with other Jewish organizations or synagogues. All programs emphasize and celebrate Jewish values and culture, and are open to everyone. Together, with an active Board of Directors, our dedicated staff, and our strong and active volunteer teams work together to build a strong community.     Address: 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley CA 94709     Voice: (510) 848-0237     Email: info@jcceastbay.org     Web: http://jcceastbay.org/     [01 Mar 2015]

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)     A public affairs organization working on behalf of the Bay Area Jewish community. It represents synagogues and Jewish organizations on critical issues affecting Jews as individuals and as a community. JCRC creates consensus and leads advocacy efforts in the organized Jewish community, ensuring that our voices are amplified and heard. We build bridges with other faith, interest and ethnic based groups that share our passion for social justice, forging relationships based on the issues our community cares about most.     Address: 121 Steuart Street, #301, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 957-1551     Fax: (415) 979-0981     Email: info@jcrc.org     Web: http://www.jcrc.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)     Jewish Voice for Peace members are inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law, and a U.S. foreign policy based on these ideals. JVP opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression. JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East.     Address: 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1020 (at 16th Street), Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 465-1777     Fax: (510) 465-1616     Email: info@jvp.org     Web: http://www.jewishvoiceforpeace.org     [23 Nov 2014]

Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA)     An innovative leadership program dedicated to empowering Jewish youth and contributing to social justice. JYCA forms a tight-knit group in which every individual is respected and valued, everyone’s ideas ae taken seriously and enthusiastic participation is the norm. Created and led by youth working towards progressive social change within a framework of Jewish values.     Address: 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont CA 94610     Voice: (510) 547-2424 x110     Email: info@jyca-justice.org     Web: http://www.jyca-justice.org     [02 May 2015]

Jobs with Justice (JwJ)     Believes that all workers should have collective bargaining rights, employment security, and a decent standard of living within an economy that works for everyone. We bring together labor, community, student, and faith voices at the national and local levels to win improvements in people’s lives and shape the public discourse on workers’ rights and the economy.     Web: http://www.jwj.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

John F. Kennedy University (JFKU)     With nationally recognized programs, John F. Kennedy University offers innovative and flexible higher education opportunities to enable you to achieve success in your professional and personal goals. Founded in 1964, JFK University is a fully accredited, nonprofit private university in the San Francisco Bay area and a member of the National University System. The University offers undergraduate-completion programs, graduate and doctorate degrees, and certificates in the fields of psychology, law, management, liberal arts, holistic studies, and museum studies.     Address: 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill CA 94523-4817     Web: http://www.jfku.edu     [11 May 2014]

JoinCalifornia Elections Archive     Since 2004, JoinCalifornia.com has grown into the largest online archive of California election results. We work continually to keep our candidate biographies updated with current information. Our records currently include state legislative races since 1898 and federal offices going back to 1849. This information includes 13,634 candidates running in 24,813 races in 516 elections.     Web: http://www.joincalifornia.com     [11 May 2014]

Joint Assistance Centre     Mission is to provide assistance and support to community development projects in South and Southeast Asian countries by providing volunteers, funding, child sponsorships, scholarships, and educational resources.     Address: POBox 6082, San Pablo CA 94806     Voice: (510) 207-8560     Email: jacusa@juno.com     Web: http://www.jacusa.org     [14 May 2016]

Journey Free – Resources for Recovery from Harmful Religion     A small group providing educational programs and services for recovering from the effects of dogmatic religious indoctrination. We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area where Dr. Marlene Winell, our director, has a consulting practice and leads an online support group. Our recovery retreats are held in this region and elsewhere. Dr. Winell wrote the leading self-help book on recovering from religious harm after working in and researching the topic for more than 20 years. In 2011, she named Religious Trauma Syndrome or RTS a form of chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or “C-PTSD.”     Address: 638 Webster Street #210-B, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 292-0509     Email: journeyfree.org@gmail.com     Web: http://journeyfree.org     [02 May 2015]

Jubilee USA Network     An alliance of more than 75 US organizations, 400 faith communities and 50 Jubilee global partners. Jubilee is building an economy that serves, protects and promotes participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee has won critical global financial reforms and more than $130 billion in debt relief for the world’s poorest people.     Web: http://www.jubileeusa.org/     [17 Feb 2014]

Juma Ventures     A national, award-winning youth development program serving more than 1,200 low-income students in six cities — New Orleans, New York, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. Juma’s program combines employment in social enterprises, college preparation, and financial asset building to create a safe, supportive community where low-income youth can achieve their dreams of a college education. Since 1993, Juma has helped more than 4,000 young people earn more than $4 million in wages and save more than $2 million for higher education.     Address: 131 Steuart Street, Suite 201, San Francisco CA 94105     Voice: (415) 371-0727     Fax: (415) 371-1634     Email: marcs@juma.org     Web: http://www.jumaventures.org/     [11 May 2014]

Justice In Nigeria Now! (JINN)     A San Francisco-based organization working in solidarity with communities in Nigeria and allies in the U.S. to promote peace and corporate accountability and to ensure that extractive industries operate in a manner that respects human rights, protects the environment and enhances community livelihood.     Address: POBox 11470, Oakland CA 94611     Voice: (415) 575-5521     Email: info@justiceinnigerianow.org     Web: http://justiceinnigerianow.org     [31 Jul 2016]

Justice Matters     Works to build and support a national racial justice movement working towards transformative education for students of color – and to develop and advocate for a racial justice policy agenda in local schools and on a national level.     Address: 436 14th Street, Suite 700, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 834-2500     Email: info@justicematters.org     Web: http://www.justicematters.org/     [11 May 2014]

JVS (Jewish Vocational Service)     JVS transforms lives by helping people build skills and find jobs to achieve self-sufficiency. We believe that through work, people experience self-worth and dignity – everything they need to support themselves and their families and contribute to our community. JVS offers job training and employment placement services for job seekers from all walks of life who turn to JVS for support and guidance. Our training, programs and resources can help anyone build in-demand skills and confidence, make connections and find jobs. Over the past 40 years, JVS has helped nearly 75,000 people find hope, get to work and transform their lives.     Address: 225 Bush Street (West entrance), Suite 400, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 391-3600     Fax: (415) 391-3617     Email: info@jvs.org     Web: http://www.jvs.org/     [16 Feb 2014]

Kahl Consultants     An Internet marketing and consulting firm offering a full spectrum of small business and nonprofit services since 1996. We help progressive organizations with mobile web, apps, email newsletters and social media marketing. Our services include programming and design, maintenance, content management (CMS), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Optimization (SMO), e-commerce shopping cart development, and green hosting. Our clients are social and environmental organizations that trust us to use appropriate technologies to help them grow. Nonprofits benefit from reduced rates and pro bono work (Environmental Forum of Marin, Earth Island Institute and many more). Certified Bay Area Green Business and Marin County Sustainable Partner, Green America approved GOLD level. Co-host of the monthly Marin Green Drinks business mixer in San Rafael, CA.     Address: POBox 4284, San Rafael CA 94913-4284     Voice: (415) 499-0838     Web: http://www.kahl.net     [05 Jun 2016]

KALW     A pioneer educational station licensed to the San Francisco Unified School District broadcasting since September 1, 1941 – the oldest non-commercial FM signal west of the Mississippi. After 75 years in service to this community, KALW is focused on creating the next generation of public media, bringing new voices to the air and reaching out to the diverse communities of the Bay Area.     Address: 500 Mansell Street, San Francisco CA 94134     Voice: (415) 841-4121 (office); (415) 841-4134 (studio line)     Fax: (415) 841-4125     Email: kalw@kalw.org     Web: http://www.kalw.org     [02 Mar 2016]

KALX     Berkeley’s community and student radio station, licensed to the University of California at Berkeley, and proudly broadcasting at 90.7 FM in stereo with over 500 Watts of power.     Address: 26 Barrows Hall #5650, Berkeley CA 94720-5650     Voice: (510) 642-1111 (office); (510) 642-KALX (on-air DJ)     Email: mail@kalx.berkeley.edu     Web: http://kalx.berkeley.edu     [23 Nov 2014]

Keep Albany Local      A grass-roots organization of Albany residents and business owners whose aim is to procure development in Albany that: 1. Establishes a strong and sustainable tax base where 60% of consumer dollars spent in Albany, stay in Albany (when spent on local businesses) as opposed to leaving (when spent on out of state corporations, such as Whole Foods, Walmart, etc.); 2. Is in keeping with our climate action plan; 3. Protects the last remaining agricultural tract of the Gill Tract from development; and 4. Does not negatively impact our local business community.     Web: http://keepalbanylocal.com     [14 May 2016]

Keep Alta Bates Open     A campaign spearheaded by National Nurses United to stop Sutter Health from closing Alta Bates hospital in Berkeley, California.     Web: http://www.keepaltabatesopen.org/     [06 Nov 2016]

Kehilla Community Synagogue     Started in 1984 by people who wanted a synagogue that would be a spiritual home for politically progressive people who felt no connection with traditional synagogues. The core of this vision, and central to Judaism, is a spiritual mandate to heal and repair the world by increasing social justice, eschewing war and all forms of violence and aggression, caring for the planet, and exhibiting loving kindness to all.     Address: 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont CA 94610     Voice: (510) 547-2424     Web: http://www.KehillaSynagogue.org     [02 Mar 2016]

Kidango     Since 1979, Kidango has been firmly committed to the success and well-being of each child and the family as a whole. Today, we provide early education, child development and family services in eleven cities and serve over 2,500 children in centers, family child care home education sites and in their homes. Our families represent the rich ethnic, cultural and economic diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area.     Address: 44000 Old Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont CA 94538     Voice: (510) 897-6900; (800) 262-4252     Fax: (510) 897-6909     Email: hello@kidango.org     Web: http://www.kidango.org     [06 Nov 2015]

KIDS for the BAY     Teaches hands-on, environmental science to children and teachers in elementary schools throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. At KIDS for the BAY we implement effective, on-going environmental education programs for elementary school communities and promote active, hands-on restoration of local habitats. Our programs teach the latest California State Science and Social Science Standards and have been written into the School Wide Development Plans of our partner schools.     Address: 1771 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 985-1602     Email: mandi@kidsforthebay.org     Web: http://www.kidsforthebay.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

Kijani Grows     We are a farming technology organisation located in West Oakland, California. We use aquaponics to improve life in urban and rural communities by utilising traditional concepts, local materials and modern technologies. Vision: To reduce disparities by addressing common basic needs using aquaponic technologies and systems through education, job creation and local food access.     Address: 1960 Mandela Prkwy, American Steel Studios Bay 5, Oakland CA 94607     Email: info@kijanigrows.com     Web: http://www.kijanigrows.com     [23 Jul 2014]

Kitazawa Seed Company     The oldest seed company in America specializing in Asian vegetable seeds. Since 1917 we have been the source for oriental vegetable seeds for home gardeners, retailers, and commercial growers.     Address: 201 4th Street #206, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 595-1188     Fax: (510) 595-1860     Web: http://www.kitazawaseed.com     [23 Nov 2014]

Kiva     A non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.     Address: 875 Howard Street, Suite #340, San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (828) 479-5482     Web: http://www.kiva.org     [19 May 2014]

KKUP     KKUP is known as the ‘people’s radio.’ Our purpose is to provide views, music, and cultural diversity not found in mainstream media. We feature local musicians, activists, poets and story-tellers both on tape and live in-studio! You name it! If you can’t hear it anywhere else, it’s probably on KKUP.     Address: 1275 Franklin Mall, PMB 9150, Santa Clara CA 95050     Voice: (408) 260-2999 (request line)     Web: http://www.kkup.com/     [09 Aug 2015]

Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP)     Mission is to create a respected, influential, and national network of public schools that are successful in helping students from educationally underserved communities develop the knowledge, skills, character and habits needed to succeed in college and the competitive world beyond. Our Vision: One day, all public schools will help children develop the knowledge, skills, character, and habits necessary to achieve their dreams while making the world a better place.     Web: http://www.kipp.org/     [14 May 2016]

Koret Family House (501(c))     Serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by providing physical comfort and emotional support, free from financial concerns. A 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital. Qualifying families live more than 50 miles from UCSF, and many live at or below the low-income status as determined by UCSF. Our location sustains nearly a 100% occupancy rate and can accommodate 240 people per night. Over the course of a year we serve more than 3,000 families.     Address: 540 Mission Bay Blvd, North, San Francisco CA 94158     Voice: (415) 476-8321     Web: http://www.familyhouseinc.org     [19 Aug 2017]

KPFA (94.1 FM)     The first community supported radio station in the USA. KPFA broadcasts on 94.1 FM and KPFB 89.3 FM, Berkeley, and KFCF 88.1 FM, Fresno, California. Our signal reaches one third of the state, utilizing 59,000 watts. Much of our programming is local, original and eclectic, with a well produced mix of news and in depth public affairs, an ongoing drama, literature and performance series, interviews, and reviews. Our music ranges from folk to hip hop, Bach to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. We travel the region to broadcast live music, demonstrations, and cultural events. The majority of our staff are unpaid community volunteers donating their time and energy to bring you our programming.     Address: 1929 MLKing Way, Berkeley CA 94704-1067     Voice: (510) 848-6767; (510) 848-4425 (studio)     Web: http://www.kpfa.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

KQED, Inc.     Serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media. We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration—exposing them to new people, places and ideas.     Address: 2601 Mariposa Street (at Bryant), San Francisco CA 94110-1426     Voice: (415) 864-2000     Web: http://www.kqed.org/     [09 Aug 2015]

KUSF     The University of San Francisco radio station, broadcasting at 90.3 FM and featuring alternative, cultural, and multicultural music.     Address: 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco CA 94117-1080     Voice: (415) 386-5873 (386-KUSF)     Email: kusf@usfca.edu     Web: http://www.kusf.org     [17 Feb 2014]

KyotoUSA     A grassroots organization that encourages cities and their residents to reduce the global warming greenhouse gas emissions for which they are responsible. Current activities are aimed at reducing energy consumption and installing renewable energy systems in California public schools, as well as bringing Community Choice energy to Berkeley and the East Bay.     Address: 800 Hearst Avenue (near 5th Street), Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 704-8628     Email: tkelly@kyotousa.org     Web: http://www.kyotousa.org   http://www.heliosproject.net     [17 Feb 2014]

KZSU     Stanford University’s FM radio station, broadcasting across the Bay Area on 90.1 FM and across the world at kzsulive.stanford.edu. We exist to serve the Stanford community with quality radio broadcasts, including music, sports, news, and public affairs programming.     Address: POBox 20190, Stanford CA 94309-0190     Voice: (650) 725-4868     Web: http://www-kzsu.stanford.edu     [23 Nov 2014]

La Casa de las Madres     Mission of La Casa de las Madres is to respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We give survivors the tools to transform their lives. We seek to prevent future violence by educating the community and by redefining public perceptions about domestic violence.     Address: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 225 (between 14th and 15th streets), San Francisco CA 94103     Voice: (415) 503-0500 (counseling and supportive services); (877) 503-1850 (adult crisis line); (415) 923-0700 (teen crisis line)     Email: info@lacasa.org     Web: http://www.lacasa.org/     [03 Feb 2017]

La Clinica de La Raza     Since its beginnings as a single storefront operation in Oakland in 1971, La Clínica has grown into a sophisticated provider of primary health care and other services spread across Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties. With a total of 40 locations including service sites, support sites, and administration, we continue to expand our reach in our community. La Clínica delivers health care services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner to most effectively address the needs of the diverse populations it serves. In 2013, La Clínica served over 91,000 patients and provided 427,867 patient visits. With over fourty-five years of experience serving the community, La Clínica is one of the largest community health centers in California.     Address: 1450 Fruitvale Avenue, Third Floor, Oakland CA 94601     Voice: (510) 535-4000     Fax: (510) 535-4189     Web: http://www.laclinica.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

La Cocina     Mission is to cultivate low income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses by providing affordable commercial kitchen space, industry-specific technical assistance and access to market opportunities. We focus primarily on women from communities of color and immigrant communities. Our vision is that entrepreneurs gain financial security by doing what they love to do, creating an innovative, vibrant and inclusive economic landscape.     Address:  2948 Folsom Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 824-2729     Email: info@lacocinasf.org     Web: http://www.lacocinasf.org/     [26 Dec 2015]

La Pena Cultural Center (La Pena)     A vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action. As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements. In addition to hosting concerts with local and overseas bands, we also provide discounted meeting spaces for community organizations, hold 17+ adult & kid’s classes every week, and curate 6 separate gallery spaces. Email us with questions.     Address: 3105 Shattuck (near Ashby, 2 blocks from Ashby BART), Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 849-2568     Email: info@lapena.org     Web: http://www.lapena.org     [09 Aug 2015]

Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC)     Few regions can rival the rich, lively labor history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This history is preserved in primary source and vintage history materials at the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC).Founded in 1985 by trade union leaders, historians, labor activists and university administrators, the Labor Archives is a unit of the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University. The Labor Archives has an Advisory Board drawn from the labor, academic and community leaders of the Bay Area.     Address: J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460 – 4th floor, SFSU, 1630 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco CA 94132     Voice: (415) 405-5571     Email: larc@sfsu.edu     Web: https://library.sfsu.edu/larc     [18 May 2017]

Labor Notes     A media and organizing project that has been the voice of union activists who want to put the movement back in the labor movement since 1979. Through our magazine, website, books, conferences and workshops, we promote organizing, aggressive strategies to fight concessions, alliances with workers’ centers, and unions that are run by their members. Labor Notes is also a network of rank-and-file members, local union leaders, and labor activists who know the labor movement is worth fighting for. We encourage connections between workers in different unions, workers centers, communities, industries, and countries to strengthen the movement—from the bottom up.     Web: http://www.labornotes.org     [23 Feb 2014]

Labor Video Project (LVP)     Labor Video Project has been producing labor TV shows and documentaries since 1983.     Address: POBox 720027, San Francisco CA 94172     Voice: (415) 282-1908     Email: lvpsf@labornet.org     Web: http://www.laborvideo.org     [09 Aug 2015]

LaborNet (LaborNet)     A computer network that supports human rights and economic justice for workers by providing labor news and information, comprehensive Internet services, training and website design for union and labor organizations.     Address: POBox 720027, San Francisco CA 94172     Web: http://www.labornet.org     [18 May 2017]

Lake Merritt Neighbors Organized for Peace (LMNOP)     Hosts weekly anti-war walks around the lake in Oakland. We meet at 3 PM every Sunday at the colonnade at the northeast end of the lake, between Grand and Lakeshore.     Voice: (510) 763-8712 (Beth)     Email: lakemerrittneighbors@gmail.com     [25 Apr 2015]

Land Stewardship Project (LSP)     A private, nonprofit organization founded in 1982 to foster an ethic of stewardship for farmland, to promote sustainable agriculture and to develop sustainable communities. LSP is dedicated to creating transformational change in our food and farming system. LSP’s work has a broad and deep impact, from new farmer training and local organizing, to federal policy and community based food systems development. At the core of all our work are the values of stewardship, justice and democracy. LSP has offices in the Minnesota communities of Lewiston, Montevideo and South Minneapolis.     Web: http://landstewardshipproject.org/     [16 Dec 2016]

Lao Family Community Development, Inc.     Assists diverse refugee, immigrant, limited English, and low-income U.S. born community members in achieving long-term financial and social self-sufficiency. We encourage our community members to establish goals, believe in themselves, and become active, contributing members of society.     Address: 2325 East 12th Street, Oakland CA 94601     Voice: (510) 533-8850     Fax: (510) 533-1516     Web: http://www.lfcd.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LTHC)     The only statewide organization with a specific emphasis on Latino health. Founded in 1992 by health care providers, consumers and advocates to impact Latino health by focusing on policy development, providing enhanced information, and community involvement. Three major functions provide focus to the organization’s work: public policy and advocacy; community education; and health equity research. These functions complement LCHC’s work in four key strategic areas: chronic disease prevention, safe communities, health care access, and just immigration reform.     Address: 1225 Eighth Street, Suite 375, Sacramento CA 95814     Voice: (916) 448-3234     Fax: (916) 448-3248     Email: lchc@lchc.org     Web: http://www.lchc.org     [02 May 2015]

Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center (LYRIC)     Mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with LGBTQQ youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities. LYRIC envisions a diverse society where LGBTQQ youth are embraced for who they are and encouraged to be who they want to be. By working towards social justice and supporting young leaders, their families and allies, LYRIC is building a world that honors, respects and appreciates LGBTQQ youth and their contributions.     Address: 127 Collingwood Street (one block west of Castro between 18th & 19th Streets), San Francisco CA 94114     Voice: (415) 703-6150     Fax: (415) 703-6153     Email: lyricinfo@lyric.org     Web: http://www.lyric.org     [18 May 2017]

Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence / Americans for Responsible Solutions Foundation (LCAV)     The premier resource for legal expertise and information regarding state and federal firearms laws. Made up of the foremost gun law attorneys in the nation, the Law Center tracks and analyzes firearms legislation in all 50 states, files amicus briefs in critical Second Amendment cases across the country, and works with lawmakers and advocates to craft and promote legislation that will reduce gun violence and save lives. In 2016, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence merged with Americans for Responsible Solutions, the political advocacy organization founded by former US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly. This merger builds on years of collaboration between the two organizations and establishes a powerful new force for gun safety legislation, education, communications, and advocacy that stretches from coast to coast.     Address: 268 Bush Street, Suite 555, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 433-2062     Fax: (415) 433-3357     Email: info@smartgunlaws.org     Web: http://smartgunlaws.org     [27 Nov 2016]

League of Creative Minds (LCM)     Provides an entry way for high-ability middle school and high school students into public policy, international world affairs, leadership roles, public advocacy, diplomacy, investigative journalism, and the inner workings of governments, international organizations, and the United Nations. The tools we utilize to accomplish these goals are the year-round league classes where our approach creates deep conversations and powerful human connections. Other tools include parliamentary style intra-league debates, the LCM International Field Study program, an internal professor/ambassador lecture series, attending select debate conferences, participating in UN Briefings, and research in the field at the local, national, and international level.     Address: 700 Airport Blvd, Suite 400, Burlingame CA 94010     Voice: (650) 548-5392     Email: directors@Lcmmun.org     Web: http://www.creativedelegates.org     [27 Nov 2016]

League of Women Voters of San Francisco (LWVSF)     A nonpartisan, multi-issue organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The League works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We are an organization of women and men who want to make a difference in the political future of our communities. The important work of the League of Women Voters of San Francisco is typically carried out by its committees.     Address: 582 Market Street, Suite 615 (near the Montgomery BART station), San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 989-VOTE (8683)     Web: http://lwvsf.org/   http://smartvoter.org/     [06 Nov 2015]

Learning for Action (LFA)     Supports learning for action to maximize impact and sustainability among social sector organizations. Learning for Action is building the evaluation capacity of READ Global to help them measure the impact of their Community Library and Resource Centers in Nepal, India, and Bhutan.     Address: POBox 411490, San Francisco CA 94141-1490     Voice: (415) 392-2850     Fax: (415) 392-2856     Web: http://www.lfagroup.com     [06 Nov 2015]

Left Turn     A national network of activists engaged in exposing and fighting the consequences of global capitalism and imperialism. Rooted in a variety of social movements, we are anti-capitalists, radical feminists, anti-racists, queer and trans- liberationists, and anti-imperialists working to build resistance and alternatives to corporate power and empire.     Web: http://www.leftturn.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

Legal Aid of Marin     Mission is to provide access to the civil justice system to low-income, vulnerable and otherwise underserved residents of Marin County. We strive for practical solutions to client problems through quality legal service.     Address: 30 North San Pedro Road, Suite 220, San Rafael CA 94903     Voice: (415) 492-0230     Fax: (415) 492-0947     Web: http://www.legalaidmarin.org     [11 May 2014]

Legal Aid of Napa Valley     Provides free bilingual legal assistance to seniors, immigrants, and low-income residents of Napa County. We represent our clients before courts and agencies, help them obtain benefits, and protect their rights through advocacy, consultation, education and referrals.     Address: 1001 Second Street, Suite 225, Napa CA 94559     Voice: (707) 259-0579     Email: info@legalaidnapa.org     Web: http://www.legalaidnapa.org     [23 Feb 2014]

Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC)     Promotes the stability of low-income and disadvantaged workers and their families by addressing issues that affect their ability to achieve self-sufficiency. Using the law as a tool, LAS–ELC helps workers attain financial security by preserving their employment opportunities. We believe that stable working conditions and adequate income strengthen families and build communities. By protecting the employment status of wage earners, we provide families the means to pull through adverse times, avoid the downward spiral caused by job loss and be fully contributing members of society.     Address: 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco CA 94104     Voice: (415) 864-8848     Fax: (415) 593-0096     Web: http://www.las-elc.org     [06 Nov 2015]

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC)     Organizes communities impacted by the criminal justice system and advocates to release incarcerated people, to restore human and civil rights and to reunify families and communities. We build public awareness of structural racism in policing, the courts and prison system and we advance racial and gender justice in all our work. Our strategies include legal support, trainings, advocacy, public education, grassroots mobilization and developing community partnerships.     Address: 1540 Market Street, Suite 490, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 255-7036     Fax: (415) 552-3150     Web: http://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

LevelBar     A San Francisco Bay Area non-profit dedicated to increasing opportunity in law school education. We currently provide a year-long pre-law preparation program–LevelBar Scholars–to motivated students in the Bay Area who are preparing to apply to law school. The program includes a scholarship for LSAT study. Our support of our students extends beyond just a grant; we are committed to helping our students all the way through the admissions process, and to setting them up for success in their school and ultimately in their field. We provide a series of workshops, writing classes, and ongoing mentorship and support to our grantees.     Address: c/o Leah Johnston, POBox 23094, Oakland CA 94623     Voice: (510) 214-2694     Email: info@levelbar.org     Web: http://www.levelbar.org     [27 Nov 2016]

LGBTQ Youth Space     We are a community drop-in center and mental health program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally youth and young adults ages 13-25 who live in Santa Clara County. Our space is open 3pm-9pm Monday through Friday. Our staff and participant advisors offer a safe and confidential space to hang out with: support groups, art workshops, activism and leadership opportunities, movie nights, field trips, open mic nights, volunteer opportunities, free snacks, internet access, video games, safe sex supplies/condoms, connections to any resources you might need, and monthly health van visits.     Address: 452 South First Street, San Jose CA 95113     Voice: (408) 343-7940     Email: youthspace@fcservices.org     Web: http://youthspace.org     [14 May 2016]

Liberation Ink     A non-profit project of Causa Justa :: Just Cause. Sells shirts and other products with the goal of forwarding the mission of Causa Justa :: Just Cause through the message on the shirts and through the skills training our members receive while working as staff and volunteers for the project. As always, we use sweatshop-free, union-printed shirts and offer shirts that promote racial, economic and social justice.     Address: POBox 3596, Oakland CA 94609     Voice: (510) 763-5877     Email: info@liberationink.org     Web: http://www.liberationink.com     [23 Feb 2014]

The Liberation Institute     A grassroots nonprofit community organization created by a group of creative counselors, therapists, social workers, and community activists. Our aim is to fill in what we see as gaps in the availability of easily accessible professional support for issues related to mental and emotional wellness. We strive daily to meet that mission with a fresh, open minded, compassionate, diverse, and creative approach.     Address: POBox 411502, San Francisco CA 94141-1502     Voice: (415) 606-5296 x102     Email: info@liberationinstitute.org     Web: http://www.liberationinstitute.org     [30 Aug 2015]

LifeMoves     With more than 40 years of service and experience in successfully serving homeless families and individuals, LifeMoves is the largest and most effective nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of homelessness for families and individuals in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. Our successful and multi-faceted therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and respectfully motivate our clients to achieve autonomy.     Address: 181 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park CA 94025     Voice: (650) 685-5880     Fax: (650) 685-5881     Web: http://lifemoves.org     [19 Aug 2017]

LinkTV     Broadcasts programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. Founded in 1999, Link TV provides a unique perspective on international news, current events, and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the US media. We connect American viewers with people at the heart of breaking events, organizations in the forefront of social change and the cultures of an increasingly global community.     Email: feedback@linktv.org     Web: http://www.linktv.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Dave Lippman     Dave Lippman is widely known on many coasts and in some interiors for his sharp send-ups of topical subjects ranging from weapons of mass distraction to SUVs and the wars to defend them. He has toured widely in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Central America in a 35-year musical career that has brought him respect, laughter, and occasional plaudits as a top-notch documentary songmaker. His specialty genres range from clever tirade to unsingable singalong.     Web: http://www.davelippman.com     [30 Aug 2015]

Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ)     Mission is to foster an understanding of the principles of environmental justice and urban sustainability in our young people in order to promote the long-term health of our communities. We provide paid internships to Bayview Hunters Point youth in environmental health, natural ecology, and food security, and we offer free hands-on environmental educational programs to schools, colleges and youth programs.     Address: 909 Florida Street, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 282-6840     Fax: (866) 909-9466     Email: staff@lejyouth.org     Web: http://www.lejyouth.org/     [23 Nov 2014]

Little People of America, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (LPA)     Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with dwarfism throughout their lives while celebrating with great pride Little People’s contribution to social diversity. LPA strives to bring solutions and global awareness to the prominent issues affecting individuals of short stature and their families.     Web: http://www.lpabayarea.org/SFBAC_home.html     [06 Aug 2016]

Live Power Community Farm     A 50-acre, solar electric and horse-powered, diversified, certified biodynamic farm. Four acres are devoted to an intensive vegetable garden hosting some 60 varieties of vegetables and herbs. We use a glasshouse and cold frames to propagate vegetable and flower transplants, and grow home orchard fruits and field and forage crops for hay, grain, and pasture. Animal husbandry includes draft horses, dairy and beef cows, feeder pigs, sheep, and laying hens. We butcher and process meat animals, and bake bread in our outdoor, wood-fired brick oven.     Address: 25451 East Lane, Covelo CA 95428     Voice: (707) 983-8196     Web: http://livepower.org     [06 Aug 2016]

Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma County (LWCSC)     Believes that the dignity of all work demands just wages to meet today’s living costs. A ‘living wage’ includes income and benefits sufficient for basic housing, health care, child care, nutrition, transportation, education and retirement. To this end, the LWC is focused on educating our entire community about the necessity of legislating living wages to foster a better society. The primary goal of the coalition is to implement Living Wage Ordinances that require that cities, counties, service contractors, and firms receiving economic assistance from local government must pay their employees a living wage and provide health benefits.     Address: POBox 427, Santa Rosa CA 95402     Voice: (707) 346-1187     Email: livingwagesoco@gmail.com     Web: http://www.livingwagesonoma.org/     [11 May 2014]

Local Clean Energy Alliance of the East Bay     We are the Bay Area’s largest clean energy coalition, with 90 affiliated member organizations, working for a clean energy future in the Bay Area. The Local Clean Energy Alliance sees the development of local energy resources as key to creating sustainable business, advancing social equity, and promoting community resilience.     Address: 436 14th Street #1216, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 834-0420     Email: lcea-info@baylocalize.org     Web: http://www.localcleanenergy.org/     [06 Nov 2015]

Local Greens Farm     An urban farm based on controlled environment agriculture (CEA) now launching the first facility in Berkeley, CA. Our mission is to revolutionize how we feed ourselves. We do this through sustainably growing high quantities of fresh healthy foods just down the road from where the food will be served or sold to our communities. We are bringing local farming right into your neighborhood in a way that goes beyond conventional farming and even hydroponics – we use no soil, minimal water, low energy – using specialized growing techniques that mimic nature.     Address: 10th Street @ Gilman, Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 541-3300     Email: faye@local-greens.com     Web: http://www.local-greens.com/     [31 Mar 2016]

Local Harvest     Connects people looking for good food with the farmers who produce it. Buying local is about enjoying real food, grown yourself or purchased from people you trust. It’s about developing strong local economies and producing food on a human scale. It’s about eating seasonally, practicing the art of cooking, and sitting down to enjoy meals together. It requires ample local and regional producers, processors, and distributors. As we see it, the goal of the local food movement is to create thriving community-based food systems that will make high quality local food available to everyone. To that end, LocalHarvest makes millions of introductions a year. Hear what some of our members have to say about us. We make it easy to find good food.     Web: http://www.localharvest.org     [19 Aug 2017]

Local Power     Offers municipalities a “Revolution in Power.” In the past two decades, our founders created a whole new energy market based on local control – municipal aggregations, or “Community Choice Aggregations,” in regions comprising 25% of U.S. power demand, in order to make a profound change possible. Today over five percent of the U.S. population is served by CCAs – in over 1300 U.S. municipalities, ranging from small towns and rural counties, to major cities like Chicago, Cincinatti and San Francisco. Building on CCA, Local Power Inc. works with municipal officials and activists to create a new alternative to monopoly power service and deregulation for your community.     Address: POBox 261, Comptche CA 95427     Voice: (510) 451-1727     Web: http://localpower.com     [30 Aug 2014]

Local Works     A new Flexible Purpose Corporation. Our purpose is to support small businesses to… accelerate localization increase community resiliency stimulate local and regional job development, and create a better world We promote the positive well-being of our employees, suppliers, customers, creditors, the community and the environment.     Address: 531 Fifth Street, Santa Rosa CA 95401     Voice: (707) 583-7667; (707) 331-6850 (cell)     Email: info@shareexchange.coop     Web: http://www.shareexchange.coop/     [17 Dec 2014]

Long Haul Infoshop     An anarchist resource center and community space. Our goal is to provide the shell for a space that feels alive with people, projects, and ideas (whether in concert or conflict)–where together we negotiate a tension with society. We provide an office/meeting space and a non-profit umbrella for a variety of projects/collectives, as well as hosting for numerous social and political events. We also house the Infoshop . The Infoshop is a combination of a lending library, computer room, zine making space, activist reading room, and a social gathering space.     Address: 3124 Shattuck Avenue (near Woolsey; two blocks from Ashby BART), Berkeley CA 94705     Voice: (510) 540-0751     Web: http://www.thelonghaul.org/     [30 Aug 2015]

Lyon-Martin Health Services     Provides excellent health care to women, lesbians and transgender people in a safe and compassionate environment, with sensitivity to sexual orientation and gender identity; all services are regardless of ability to pay. Founded in 1979, by a group of medical providers and health activists as a clinic for lesbians who lacked access to nonjudgmental, affordable health care, the clinic soon became a model for culturally sensitive community-based health care. The clinic was named after Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, feminists and well-known LGBTQ civil rights activists.     Address: 1748 Market Street, Suite 201, San Francisco CA 94102     Voice: (415) 565-7667     Fax: (415) 252-7512     Email: info@lyon-martin.org     Web: http://www.lyon-martin.org/     [02 Mar 2016]

Making Change at Walmart     A campaign challenging Walmart to help rebuild our economy and strengthen working families. Anchored by the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), we are a coalition of Walmart associates, union members, small business owners, religious leaders, community organizations, women’s advocacy groups, multi-ethnic coalitions, elected officials and ordinary citizens who believe that changing Walmart is vital for the future of our country.     Web: http://makingchangeatwalmart.org     [06 Aug 2016]

Making Contact (International Media Project)     An independent, non-profit organization committed to community journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material. Making Contact produces media that analyses critical social, political and environmental issues and showcases grassroots solutions in order to inform and inspire audiences to action. Making Contact is broadcast on 120 stations across the US and Canada and also can be listened to via podcast and MP3s. Our work heightens public consciousness, broadens debate on critical social issues and encourages civic participation, by giving voice to diverse perspectives and opinions underrepresented in the mass media. Making Contact conducts community storytelling radio fellowships to get Bay Area voices heard nationally. Making Contact is available for hire for studio use and recording or training and invites any gigs or donations to keep the crew afloat. Making Contact receives no government or corporate funding, so we rely on community members to chip in and contribute.     Address: 1714 Franklin Street #100-251, Oakland CA 94612     Voice: (510) 459-8558     Email: lrudman@radioproject.org     Web: http://www.radioproject.org/     [31 Jul 2016]

Mandatory Madness     A project of a grassroots coalition of victims of unjust sentences, their families, and activists who — like U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — believe that in too many cases, mandatory minimum sentences are unwise and unjust.     Web: http://www.mandatorymadness.org     [29 May 2016]

Mandela Foods Cooperative     A worker-owned grocery store located in West Oakland, across the street from the West Oakland BART station carrying thoughtfully sourced products, supporting local family farmers and local food makers.     Address: 1430 Seventh Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 452-1133     Email: info@mandelafoods.com     Web: http://mandelafoods.com     [06 Aug 2016]

Mandela MarketPlace     A non-profit organization that works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve health, create wealth, and build assets through cooperative food enterprises in low income communities. Through community organizing, education, business cultivation, and ‘ladder-up’ financing, community members engage in the development, operation, and ownership of a local economy and sustainable food system.     Address: 1364 7th Street, Oakland CA 94607     Voice: (510) 433-0993     Email: info@mandelamarketplace.org     Web: http://www.mandelamarketplace.org     [30 Aug 2014]

Manylabs     Supports independent scientists and makers pursuing “science for good” projects. We emphasize education and open data/open source because ultimately, we want learners of any age to have access to and become comfortable with data, scientific processes, and mathematical representations of the world. Practicing and teaching scientific principles is critical for our wellbeing. By using data to address real-world problems, we hope communities can make scientific arguments that can fuel civic change. Our residency program aims to increase collaboration within and outside of our own community, inspiring project advancement and innovation.     Address: 1086 Folsom Street, San Francisco CA 94103     Web: https://www.manylabs.org/     [22 Apr 2017]

Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)     The largest organization in the U.S. that’s focused solely on ending marijuana prohibition. MPP’s mission is to change federal law to allow states to determine their own marijuana policies without federal interference, as well as to regulate marijuana like alcohol in all 50 states, D.C., and the five territories. MPP has been responsible for changing most major state-level marijuana policy reforms since 2000.     Web: http://www.mpp.org/     [27 Nov 2016]

Marin City Community Development Corporation (CDC)     Established in 1979 to improve the economic quality of life through sustainable and thriving neighborhoods. Toward this end, MCCDC promotes full employment, builds skills, and promotes economic self-sufficiency.     Address: 441 Drake Avenue, Marin City CA 94965     Voice: (415) 339-2837     Fax: (415) 332-0337     Email: jobs@marincitycdc.org     Web: http://www.marincitycdc.org/     [25 Oct 2015]

Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC)     Improving our county’s road and path facilities for walkers and bikers since we formed in 1998. You’ve seen the impact of our advocacy efforts in each of our towns: permanent bike racks, bike lane striping, green-and-white bike route signs, road resurfacing, ‘sharrow’ road stencils, and so much more.     Address: POBox 1115, Fairfax CA 94978     Voice: (415) 456-3469     Fax: (415) 456-9344     Web: http://www.marinbike.org     [30 Aug 2015]

Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas     A grassroots organization that has achieved local, national, and international recognition for its positive contribution to ending human rights abuses in Central America. Founded in 1985 in response to the U.S. role in El Salvador, MITF has since expanded its focus to include all of the Americas. Proceeding from our hope for and commitment to world peace, our mission is to educate North American citizens about realities in the Americas and the role the U.S. plays there, and provide humanitarian aid and support for projects in those regions.     Address: POBox 925, Larkspur CA 94977     Voice: (415) 924-3227     Fax: (415) 924-3227 (same as voice)     Email: mitf@igc.org     Web: http://www.mitfamericas.org     [23 Nov 2014]

Marin Peace & Justice Coalition (MPJC)     Join a movement that lifts the human spirit, that embraces the Bill of Rights, that creates a true democracy, an independent media and a sustainable world with peace and justice for all! Moved by the event of 9/11 we came together to challenge our government’s unethical and illegal military response. Peaceful and just solutions will prevail only if we examine our nation’s policies at home and abroad and address the root causes of war and terrorism. Let us be guided by compassion as we challenge war and stop the terror of poverty, inequality and injustice. Let us bring together the widening circle who want to make real a world that works for all.     Web: http://www.mpjc.org     [06 Nov 2015]

Marin Treatment Center (MTC)     A non-profit community based outpatient substance abuse treatment agency that has been successfully providing services in the community since 1976. MTC is licensed by the State of California to provide Substance Abuse services. We are CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) certified, and we’re certified to provide Medi-Cal services. Marin Treatment Center’s staff is professional and qualified to provide treatment and medical services.     Address: 1466 Lincoln Avenue (near Linden Lane), San Rafael CA 94901-2021     Voice: (415) 457-3755     Fax: (415) 457-0849     Email: office@mtcinc.org     Web: http://www.marintreatmentcenter.org     [11 May 2014]

Marin Vegetarian Education Group     Promotes plant-based eating and provides information, inspiration and community to help people move toward a healthier and more compassionate lifestyle. Our monthly newsletter points readers to resources, events, group meetings, and news stories that support our goal. There are no membership fees or dues, and anyone who wants to belong to MarinVEG may do so simply by contacting us. You will receive a monthly e-mail newsletter and be kept abreast of events that support you in eating a healthy and delicious diet.     Address: 12 Rally Court, Fairfax CA 94930     Voice: (415) 459-1666     Email: VegetariansInMarin@Earthlink.net     Web: http://www.marinveg.org/     [03 Feb 2017]

Marine Conservation Biology Institute (MCBI)     A leader in the global movement to protect and recover the integrity of vast ocean areas. We use the latest science to identify important marine ecosystems around the world, and then advocate for their protection, for us and future generations. Marine Conservation Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving our living oceans. We work with scientists, politicians, government officials and other organizations around the world to protect essential ocean places and the wild species in them.     Web: http://www.mcbi.org/     [23 Feb 2014]

The Marine Mammal Center     A nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals – primarily elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Since 1975, we’ve been headquartered in Sausalito, CA in the Marin Headlands within the Golden Gate National Parks, and have rescued and treated more than 20,000 marine mammals.     Address: 2000 Bunker Road, Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito CA 94965-2619     Voice: (415) 289-7325     Email: nfo@tmmc.org     Web: http://www.tmmc.org     [29 May 2016]

Marine Science Institute (MSI)     A nonprofit organization that offers hands-on science and environmental education programs to students of all ages throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. Our 90-foot research vessel brings students onto the San Francisco Bay to be marine scientists for the day. We also have shore-side programs and our trailer mounted aquarium brings sharks, fish, sea stars, and other marine life to schools. Our membership program has several family oriented activities each year.     Address: 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City CA 94063-4715     Voice: (650)364-2760     Email: Marilou@sfbaymsi.org     Web: http://www.sfbaymsi.org     [30 Nov 2014]

MarinSpace (Marin Nonprofit Resource Center)     For three decades MarinSpace has supported Marin’s small and medium community organizations with stable, affordable, mission-driven, quality workspace. Today, we provide both workspace and collaboration tools to organizations that reach thousands of youth, families, seniors and individuals in need. Through our direct services and organizational partnerships, MarinSpace delivers information and resource services, owns and operates quality, mission-driven workspace, and manages a wide range of business and real estate planning projects. As a result, nonprofits, that previously served vulnerable clients in inefficient “hand-to-mouth” work environments, can now embody their social change efforts by operating from a place of effective, collaboration-driven, mission-enhancing stability.     Address: 555 Northgate Drive, Suite 240A, San Rafael CA 94903     Voice: (415) 492-9444     Fax: (415) 492-3446     Email: info@marinspace.org     Web: http://marinspace.org/     [25 Oct 2015]

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center     Promotes the principles of nonviolence and offers an environment where young people actively seek peaceful, nonviolent solutions to the difficult challenges we all face in our communities. The Freedom Center serves individuals, organizations, schools and communities in the Greater Bay Area.     Address: 12500 Campus Drive Bldg. D, Rm 187, Oakland CA 94619     Voice: (510) 434-3988     Email: rroberts@mlkfreedomcenter.org     Web: http://www.mlkfreedomcenter.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Media Alliance (MA)     A media resource and advocacy center for media workers, non-profit organizations, and social justice activists. Our mission is excellence, ethics, diversity, and accountability in all aspects of the media in the interests of peace, justice, and social responsibility. MA was founded with the belief that in order to ensure the free and unfettered flow of information and ideas necessary to maintain a truly democratic society, media must be accessible, accountable, decentralized, representative of society’s diversity and free from covert or overt government control and corporate dominance.     Address: 2830 20th Street, Suite 102 (at Bryant Street), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 746-9475     Email: information@media-alliance.org     Web: http://www.media-alliance.org     [06 Aug 2016]

Media Matters for America     A Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.     Web: http://mediamatters.org/     [06 Aug 2016]

Media Watch     Our work has inspired thousands of people to take a stance against media bias. Media Watch protests have made global news coverage and our work has been documented in The New York Times, Life Magazine, The London Observer, Ms., Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, Germany’s Stern and Emma as well as on Donahue, Oprah and Dr. Phil.     Web: http://www.mediawatch.com     [06 Aug 2016]

Mendocino Land Trust     Mission is to conserve important natural resources of Mendocino County including working farmlands and forests, wildlife habitat, open space, scenic vistas, watersheds, and to facilitate public access. The Land Trust provides stewardship opportunities on lands that it has conserved to foster a more direct connection by people to the land and water of Mendocino County. The Land Trust promotes healthy recreation in natural settings and sustainable experiences for Mendocino County residents and visitors.     Address: POBox 1094, Mendocino CA 95460     Voice: (707) 962-0470     Email: admin@mendocinolandtrust.org     Web: http://www.mendocinolandtrust.org/     [14 Mar 2015]

Merritt College Environmental Program     One of the oldest environmental programs in the nation, and is recognized for working in the community to solve real world environmental problems.The program trains leaders in creative problem solving, critical thinking, and responsible citizenship.     Address: 12500 Campus Drive, Oakland CA 94619     Voice: (510) 434-3840     Email: ecomerritt@yahoo.com     Web: http://www.ecomerritt.org/     [30 Aug 2015]

The Metaphor Project     Our particular mission is helping progressive activists learn how to frame their messages to reach the mainstream American public and their political representatives. We do this by teaching people how to do “American Framing.” That means we show people how to use the colorful metaphors, images, catch phrases, and memes that are an ongoing part of our national political dialogue. Adapting phrases like “play by the rules,” or other “American” frames for use in our own messages is a natural way to evoke the best values we all share.     Address: POBox 892, Orinda CA 94563     Voice: (925) 254-3304     Fax: (925) 254-3304 (same as voice)     Email: metaphorproject@earthlink.net     Web: http://www.metaphorproject.org     [30 Aug 2015]

Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco (MCCSF)     We are a spiritual community which affirms that you are beloved! Rooted in the Christian tradition, our members come from a variety of spiritual backgrounds. We believe there are many paths to the holy, and that our sexuality and genders are sacred gifts. We believe we are called to a prophetic ministry championing the marginalized, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. We work for justice and peace.     Address: 1300 Polk Street, San Francisco CA 94109     Voice: (415) 863-4434     Web: http://www.mccsf.org/     [30 Aug 2015]

Metta Center for Nonviolence     We encourage people in all walks of life to discover their innate capacity for nonviolence and to use its power strategically for the long-term transformation of themselves and the world, focusing on the root causes of injustice, competition, and violence. We aim to make the logic, history and yet-unexplored potential of nonviolence more accessible to activists and agents of cultural change (which ultimately includes all of us).     Address: 205 Keller Street, Suite 202D, Petaluma CA 94952     Voice: (707) 774-6299     Email: info@mettacenter.org     Web: http://www.mettacenter.org/     [18 May 2017]

Michael Parenti Political Archive     Michael Parenti is an internationally known award-winning author and lecturer. He is one of the nation’s leading progressive political analysts. His highly informative and entertaining books and talks have reached a wide range of audiences in North America and abroad.     Web: http://www.michaelparenti.org/     [02 May 2015]

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue     Our basic goal is to rescue parrots and other commonly domesticated companion birds who have been neglected, abused, injured or surrendered to us because their owners can no longer care for them. To accomplish this goal, we do the following: Provide medical care and safe, healthy, foster homes for the rescued birds we take in. Take in and rehabilitate injured or sick conures from the San Francisco “Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill” flock. Find and educate quality adoptive homes for the birds in our foster care Inform avian caregivers on the most current standards of care via our free classes, online resources, and consultations. Educate the public about the tragedies of overpopulation, and encourage them to adopt, not buy or breed birds.     Address: POBox 697, San Jose CA 95106-0697     Voice: (650) 450-9104 (voicemail)     Fax: 1-866-201-4199     Web: http://www.mickaboo.org/     [18 May 2017]

Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA)     A non-profit organization working for the rights of children in the Middle East by sending humanitarian aid, supporting projects for children and educating North American and international communities about the effects of the US foreign policy on children in the region.     Address: 1101 8th Street, Suite 100, Berkeley CA 94710     Voice: (510) 548-0542     Fax: (510) 548-0543     Email: meca@mecaforpeace.org     Web: http://www.mecaforpeace.org     [27 Nov 2016]

Midpeninsula Community Media Center     A nonprofit agency with digital media resources and training available to the public. This web site is also a media gallery for “all things midpeninsula.” Use the Media Center to: Learn Video Production and Other Digital Media Craft and Distribute Your Message, Performance, Story etc. Make Shows on Local Cable TV Access Channels View Videos and Photography in our Online Gallery, or Cable Channels or Web Streams Build Community through the Media You Create Build Community as a Media Center Volunteer Participating on Production Teams     Address: 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto CA 94303-4917     Voice: (650) 494-8686     Fax: (650) 484-8386     Email: info@midpenmedia.org     Web: http://midpenmedia.org     [19 Aug 2017]

Military Families Speak Out (MFSO)     An organization of military families across the US and around the world who are opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and have a loved one currently serving in the military, who has served in the military since 9/11 or who has died as a result of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As people with loved ones in the military, we have both a special need and a unique role to play in speaking out. It is our loved ones who are, have been, or will be on the battlefront. It is our loved ones who are risking injury and death. It is our loved ones who are returning scarred from their experiences. It is our loved ones who will have to live with the injuries and deaths among innocent Iraqi civilians.     Web: http://www.mfso.org/     [06 Aug 2016]

The Millet Project     We are a group of students and researchers at the University of California Berkeley who are united by the common causes of the food and agricultural diversity and entrepreneurship. With a generous Seed Grant from the Berkeley Food Institute in 2015, we are beginning to explore the scope of rediscovering the traditions of cultivating millets, and further reintroducing them into our diet.     Web: https://themilletproject.org/     [02 Aug 2017]

Doug Minkler     A San Francisco Bay Area printmaker, Doug specializes in fund raising, outreach, educational posters, and art lessons. Past collaborations include work with ILWU, Rain Forest Action Network, SF Mime Troupe, ACLU, The Lawyers Guild, CISPES, United Auto Workers, Africa Information Network, Ecumenical Peace Union, ADAPT, Cop Watch, Street Sheet, and Veteran’s for Peace. Though this web site was designed to facilitate free distribution of his graphics, those interested in purchasing original hand made screen prints can contact Doug to do so.     Address: 1715 Ward Street, Berkeley CA 94703     Voice: (510) 548-7119     Email: dminkler@dminkler.com     Web: http://dminkler.com     [30 Nov 2014]

Mission Bay Community Church (MBCC)     We are a community brought together in our curiosity and desire to know Jesus Christ. We encounter the world and all its complexities with integrity, authenticity, and a healthy dose of humor. Coming together amidst our diverse views is a great witness to our faith in Christ to the world. We encourage people to question and grow in their faith. We support each other in taking action in the world, even when it involves risk, and we love and celebrate when forgiveness is sought and when life brings new beginnings.     Address: 32 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco CA 94112     Web: http://www.missionbaycc.org     [03 Feb 2017]

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA)     Established in 1977 by artists and community activists with a shared vision to promote, preserve and develop the Latino cultural arts that reflect the living tradition and experiences of the Chicano, Central and South American, and Caribbean people. MCCLA makes the arts accessible as an essential element to the community’s development and well-being.     Address: 2868 Mission Street (near 24th Street), San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 821-1155 (administration); (415) 643-2785 (box office)     Web: http://www.missionculturalcenter.org     [30 Aug 2015]

Mission Economic Development Association (MEDA)     Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development. We envision generations of Latino families with sufficient assets to thrive. Inspired by the past and present life of the Mission District, families are rooted in vibrant, diverse and forward-thinking communities, have opportunities to grow, and are actively engaged in the civic and political life of their neighborhoods and the institutions that affect their lives.     Address: 2301 Mission Street, Suite 301, San Francisco CA 94110     Voice: (415) 282-3334     Fax: (415) 282-3320     Email: mchavarria@medasf.org     Web: http://www.medasf.org/     [18 May 2017]

MO/PEACE     MO/PEACE has brought the community and a growing number of individual’s solutions to conflict and violence using anger management techniques and conflict resolution. This all started as a small home outreach operation running a help line for women who have had frustrations with parenting, partners, and victim’s caught in domestic violence situations. MO/PEACE has worked with many nonprofit organizations here in San Francisco the program MOVE, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Baker Places, Olaff House, Walden House, the Glide Foundation and most recently for SAGE inside Juvenile Hall with young women who are caught in the Juvenile Justice system.     Web: http://www.linkedin.com/in/gingermartinmopeace   http://www.iGive.com/MO-PEACE     [03 Feb 2017]

Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal     Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award-winning Pennsylvania journalist who exposed police violence against minority communities. On death row since 1982, he was wrongfully sentenced for the shooting of a police officer. New evidence, including the recantation of a key eyewitness, new ballistic and forensic evidence and a confession from Arnold Beverly (one of the two killers of Officer Faulkner) points to his innocence! Mumia had no criminal record.     Address: POBox 10328, Oakland CA 94610     Voice: (510) 268-9429     Email: alerts@freemumia.org     Web: http://www.free-mumia.org     [30 Nov 2014]

Frank Moore     Frank Moore was a performer, director, writer, and teacher of shamanistic art. He conducted performance rituals throughout the year and performed with his band, “The Cherotic All-Stars.” An independent candidate for President of the U.S. He published ‘The Cherotic rEvolutionary’, a zine about “the edge”.     Web: http://www.eroplay.com   http://www.frankmooreforpresident08.com/     [30 Aug 2015]

More Dirt     More Dirt shirts seek to spark peoples’ curiosity to learn how they can bring more dirt and green life to their cities. On the More Dirt website you’ll find simple reasons why more dirt is better for all living things as well as organizations you can contact to learn about ways you can green your city.     Web: http://www.moredirt.org     [06 Aug 2016]

Mother Jones (MoJo)     A nonprofit news outlet that delivers bold and original award-winning reporting on the urgent issues of our day, from politics and climate change to education and the food we eat. We investigate stories that are in the public and the nation’s interest. From revelatory scoops to deep-dive investigations, Mother Jones journalism is penetrating storytelling that informs and inspires an engaged readership of 8 million monthly readers.     Address: 222 Sutter Street, Suite 600, San Francisco CA 94108     Voice: (415) 321-1700     Web: http://www.mojones.com/     [07 Dec 2015]

Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center (MDPC)     Crafting an opportunity to connect with the needs and values of the people in Contra Costa County to build a culture of peace. The Center has many programs: Creating Peaceful Schools Conference for educators, Art and Writing Challenge for middle and high schoolers, discussion groups/classes on non-violence and racial justice, addressing issues such as fair elections, environmental stewardship – climate change, highlighting the costs and futility of war, health care reform and prison reform. And we honor those who lead the way – Annual Peace Awards Dinner.     Address: 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek CA 94596-6798     Voice: (925) 933-7850     Email: margli@ourpeacecenter.org     Web: http://ourpeacecenter.org     [04 Dec 2016]

Move to Amend (MTA)     A coalition of hundreds of organizations and hundreds of thousands of individuals committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests. We are calling for an amendment to the US Constitution to unequivocally state that inalienable rights belong to human beings only, and that money is not a form of protected free speech under the First Amendment and can be regulated in political campaigns.     Web: https://movetoamend.org     [27 Nov 2016]

Moving Images Video Project     Produces and distributes documentaries about war and peace, human rights, global justice, and protection for the environment. Founded by Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin to increase understanding in the United States of political and social issues in Central America, Moving Images later expanded to address the AIDS epidemic, labor rights and childcare, international relations in the post cold-war era, implications of new genetic technologies, local food and farming, re-thinking our cities, and elements of a new economy that is more sustainable and just. Many of these programs have aired across North America on PBS, and they are widely distributed to schools, libraries, and community organizations.     Web: http://www.movingimages.org/     [27 Nov 2016]

Moving On Center – School of Participatory Arts & Research (MOC)     Movement is a key to discovering physical wisdom often lost in a technological society. We believe there is a gap to be filled in the western world in performance, education and health: GENERATING MOVEMENT in individuals for better health, and amongst groups of people to foster community building. Dance and other live arts can awaken responsibility to one’s personal self and to the community one participates in. We envision helping to inspire a shift from a society of overworked, isolated people to groups of interactive, creative and responsive people. We see this shift occurring through the informed work of our graduates, faculty and students in schools, community centers, theaters, and health facilities, and in classes, performances, and informal gatherings on-site at MOC.     Voice: (510) 524-5013     Email: director@movingoncenter.org     Web: http://www.movingoncenter.org     [23 Feb 2014]

Mujeres Unidas y Activas (Oakland office) (MUA)     A grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with