Organizations & Articles for Gun Safety, World Peace & Climate Change
Everytown for Gun Safety is a movement of Americans who are fighting for common sense reforms to reduce gun violence. http://www.everytown.org
Moms Demand Action for gun sense in America is a non-partisan grassroots movement to mobilize moms and families to advocate for stronger gun laws. http://momsdemandaction.org/
Brady Campaign – To Prevent Gun Violence. Goal is to cut gun deaths in half by 2025. *Keep guns out of criminals’ hands * Keep kids and families safe * Keep crime guns off our streets. http://www.bradycampaign.org
Women Against Gun Violence. Founded by inspirational women and role models Ann Reiss Lane (formerly on the Board of LAPD Commissioners) and Betty Friedan (feminist leader and author), Women Against Gun Violence has been working for 23 years on legislation, awareness and educational programs to keep women and children safe from gun violence. http://wagv.org/
States United To Prevent Gun Violence is an affiliation of 30 state gun-violence-prevention groups working to make communities safer through common sense laws and anti-violence education. Through cooperative efforts, they are building an authentic grassroots movement and making real progress state by state – and in Washington, DC. http://www.ceasefireusa.org
Coalition for Gun Control, founded in the wake of the 1989 Montreal Massacres when a gunman killed fourteen women students, supports strategies to reduce gun death, injury and crime. http://www.guncontrol.ca
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), is a 501©(4) organization that seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy.
Project Renew is an NGO dedicated to deploying Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams to keep ordinary people safe in all areas where residual UXO are found and Cluster Munitions Remnants Survey (CMRS) teams to define the extent of the cluster munitions and ERW contamination that need clearance. They also work to restore lives and livelihoods of Unexploded Ordnance and Agent Orange victims through assistance programs for disabled families and individuals. http://landmines.org.vn/
The Amala Foundation unites people from all walks of life and inspires them to grow as individuals and as leaders in service to humanity.
Cure Violence is an NGO that provides cities and organizations with the training and technical assistance to effectively implement the Cure Violence model, focused on a health approach to violence prevention. Used by more than 50 cities and organizations in the U.S., as well as eight countries ranging from Canada to South Africa to Syria. Cities and organizations implementing the Cure Violence health model regularly experience reductions in violence within the first year ranging from 40-70% and greater reductions in subsequent years. http://www.cureviolence.org
Peace Direct is an international charity dedicated to supporting local peacebuilding by helping local people find their own solution to conflict – and to build their own better futures.
PlanetFriendly.net is a Climate Change Gateway to Climate Change organizations, events, jobs & careers in Canada and beyond.
The Transition (Town) Movement is comprised of vibrant, grassroots community initiatives that seek to build community resilience in the face of such challenges as peak oil, climate change and the economic crisis. http://transitionus.org/transition-town-movement
Canadian Centre for Community Renewal assists diverse communities, organizations, and agencies with an array of services crucial to transition and to resilience. http://communityrenewal.ca/about-transition-movement
Climate Central is an independent organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the American public.
350.org is building global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice.
Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization with more than two million members and supporters. Successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy.
Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.
Union of Concerned Scientists combines the knowledge and influence of the scientific community with the passion of concerned citizens to build a healthy planet and safer world.
David Suzuki Foundation collaborates with Canadian from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve the environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education and policy work.
Change.org is where people connect across geographic and cultural borders to support causes they care about. http://www.change.org/
The Baby’s Life http://tinyurl.com/zpkpz65
Cancer and Climate Change http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/17/opinion/sunday/cancer-and-climate-change.html?_r=0
Website brings gun violence awareness http://www.haliburtonecho.ca/website-brings-gun-violence-awareness?id=876
President Obama Moves to Strengthen Gun Control Laws, Mandates Background Checks http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/01/04/obama-moves-to-strengthen-gun-control-laws-mandates-background-checks/
Join Julianne Moore in the Fight to End Gun Violence – Donate https://act.everytown.org/donate/julianne-moore-2016?source=emne_JM-2016-B&utm_source=em_n_&utm_medium=_e&utm_campaign=JM-2016-B&akid=3231.4953194.bPzJmj
From Massive Flooding and a Possible Blizzard Wild Weather Grips the U.S. http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/26/us/severe-weather/index.html
NBA Stars Appear in Anti-Gun Violence Advertisement http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35178551
Global Refugees and Displaced to Hit Record, UN says
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Obama Meets Bloomberg As He Prepares Order On Guns
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Pope Says Christmas Will Be ‘A Charade’ Because ‘Whole World Is At War’
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Classic Green Army Figures Practicing Yoga Instead of Holding Guns
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COP21 Climate Change Summit Reaches Deal in Paris
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