Friends & Allies
Rising Tide North America: Rising Tide is an international network born out of the conviction that corporate-friendly and state-sponsored “solutions” to climate change will not save us. As a matter of survival, we must decrease our dependence on the industries and institutions that are destroying the planet and work toward community autonomy and sustainable living. A number of Seeds of Peace members co-founded and continues to work with Northern Rockies Rising Tide and Canyon Country Rising Tide.
Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival (RAMPS): RAMPS is a non-violent direct action campaign based in the southern coal fields of West Virginia, ground zero for the fight against Mountaintop Removal coal mining.
Earth First! Journal Collective: The Earth First! Journal is the voice of the radical environmental movement. Published quarterly, it contains reports on direct action; articles on the preservation of wilderness and biological diversity; news and announcements about EF! and other radical environmental groups; investigative articles; critiques of the entire environmental movement; book and music reviews; essays exploring ecological theory and a sometimes-lively letters to the editor section.
Blue Mountain Biodiversity Project: BMBP works to protect, defend, and restore the natural ecosystems of the Blue Mountains and Eastern Oregon Cascades bioregions.
Black Mesa Indigenous Support: BMIS is a grassroots, all volunteer run collective dedicated to working with and supporting the indigenous peoples of Black Mesa in their Struggle for Life and Land who are targeted by & resisting unjust large-scale coal mining operations and forced relocation policies of the US government.
Buffalo Field Campaign: BFC is the only group working in the field, everyday, to stop the slaughter and harassment of Yellowstone’s wild buffalo. Volunteers from around the world defend buffalo on their traditional winter habitat and advocate for their protection.
Beehive Design Collective: The Beehive Collective, based out of Maine, is dedicated to cross-pollinating the grassroots, by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images that can be used as educational and organizing tools.
Táala Hooghan Infoshop: The Táala Hooghan Infoshop is an Indigenous-established, community based and volunteer-run collective dedicated to creatively confronting and overcoming social and environmental injustices in the occupied territories of Flagstaff and surrounding areas.
Mountain Justice: Mountain Justice is a grassroots movement established in 2005 to raise world-wide awareness of mountaintop removal mining and its effects on the environment and peoples of Appalachia.
Mobilization for Climate Justice: MCJ is a North American based network of organizations and activists who have joined together to build a North American climate justice movement that emphasizes non-violent direct action and public education to mobilize for effective and just solutions to the climate crisis.
No More Deaths: No More Deaths works to end death and suffering on the U.S./Mexico border through civil initiative: the conviction that people of conscience must work openly and in community to uphold fundamental human rights.
Peaceful Uprising: Peaceful Uprising is committed to defending a livable future through empowering nonviolent action. They seek to change the institutional and social status quo at the root of the climate crisis, and move toward a just and healthy world.
Anathoth Community Farm: Anathoth Community Farm is a center for the study and practice of non-violence, community, and sustainable living.
The Pagan Custer: The Pagan Cluster is a loose gathering of individuals and affinity groups who bring an earth-based spirituality to global justice and peace actions.
Civil Liberties Defense Center: The Civil Liberties Defense Center is a nonprofit organization focused on defending and upholding civil liberties through education, outreach, litigation, legal support and assistance.
Everybody’s Kitchen: Nomad community kitchen extraodinaire.
Shundahai Network: Shundahai formed at the Nevada Nuclear Test Site in 1994 by a council of long-term nuclear disarmament activists, at the request of Corbin Harney, a Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader, and is dedicated to breaking the nuclear chain by building alliances with indigenous communities and environmental, peace and human rights movements.
The Ruckus Society:The Ruckus Society provides environmental, human rights, and social justice organizers with the tools, training, and support needed to achieve their goals.
Western Shoshone Defense Project: WSDP is dedicated to affirming Newe (Western Shoshone) jurisdiction over Newe Sogobia (Western Shoshone homelands) by protecting, preserving, and restoring Newe rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions.
Alliance of Community Trainers: Alliance of Community Trainers is a small collective that works with broader networks of trainers, allies organizations and projects. These folks are some of the best, most experienced organizers and trainers in the world, offering workshops in consensus, facilitation, media, campaign strategizing, nonviolent direct action, community organizing, action planning, permaculture/bioremediation, etc.
Organizing for Power, Organizing for Change: A blog mainained by long-time radical organizer and agitator Lisa Fithian. This site is very likely the best web resource for activists in existence today.