The Dream Defenders is a multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in their communities to advance a new vision for the state. Their agenda is called the Freedom Papers. Through it, they are advancing their vision of safety and security – away from prisons, deportation, and war – and towards…
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The Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign (APPHRC) works to advocate, educate, and lobby for the human rights of aging people incarcerated in prisons across the United States.
SOA Watch organized this handbook as a tool for learning about different aspects of nonviolent civil disobedience actions. On this, its third printing, SOA Watch is proud to say it has been used by activists using nonviolent direct action concerning a variety of issues, including: AIDS, activism, toxic waste protests, disabilities awareness, battered women protests, gay rights, abortion clinic escorts, weapons protests, anti-Gulf War actions, anti-violence protests, and more.
To commemorate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day 2012, Human Rights First highlighted inspiring stories of female activists, who face unique challenges, from sexism to gender-based violence, yet refused to be silenced.