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Links and Resources

Interested in getting involved with justice issues? Well here are some great organizations to look into. Also check our detailed list of Social Justice & Arts Organizations.


Justice Organizations

  • iconAmnesty International

    Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.Their supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so they work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity. They have more than 2.2 million members and subscribers in more than 150 countries and regions and we coordinate this support to act for justice on a wide range of issues.

  • iconClean Clothes Campaign 

    The Clean Clothes Campaign is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries.

  • iconAdbusters Media Foundation

    Located in Vancouver, B.C. Canada, the Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported, 120,000-circulation magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces. They are a group of  are a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators, and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age. Their work has been embraced by organizations like Friend of the Earth and Greenpeace, and have been features in hundreds of alternative and mainstream newspapers, magazines, and television and radio shows around the world.

  • iconFriends of the Earth

    Friends of the Earth is a national environmental organization dedicated to preserving the health and diversity of the planet. FOE distributes valuable publications ranging from books on global warming to the IMF's effects on the environment.

  • iconGlobal Exchange

    Founded in 1988, Global Exchange is an organization dedicated to promoting environmental, political, and social justice around the world. ... Their expansive website gives a flavor for the diversity of activities they have initiated, which include "people to people" projects, such as "reality tours" to Third World countries, managing "fair trade" stores, and publishing resources on global justice issues. Located in San Francisco, CA.

  • iconGreenpeace International

    Greenpeace is one of the leading organizations using nonviolent direct action to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to what the organization hopes will be a "green and peaceful future." It sponsors campaigns on global warming, environmental toxins, destructive fishing, genetic engineering, nuclear power and weapons, and saving ancient forests.

  • iconMADRE

    MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that works in partnership with women's community-based groups in conflict areas worldwide. Their programs address issues of sustainable development, community improvement and women's health; violence and war; discrimination and racism; self-determination and collective rights; women's leadership development; and human rights education.

  • iconOne World International

    One World is "a community of orgnzations working from a range of perspectives and backgrounds to promotw sustainable development and human rights."

  • iconPrison Activist Resource Center (PARC)

    PARC is a prison abolitionist group committed to exposing and challenging all forms of institutionaliszed racism, sexism, able-ism, heterosexism, and classism, specifically within the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). PARC believes in building strategies and tactics that build safety in our communities without reliance on the police or the PIC. Located in Oakland, CA.

  • iconUNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)

    UNICEF produces educational materials and distributes funds to children's programs throughout the world. Their annual State of the World's Children provides useful statistics.  Located in New York City, NY.


Justice & the Arts Initiative Guest Artist Series | 11-12


Jazz Has a Dream Concert 

A Multimedia Presentation

Saturday, 1/14/2011 7:30pm
Music Recital Hall
Franklin & Lafayette Streets
in Santa Clara

Presented by the Music Department and supported by JAI.

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