Organizing, Media, Anti-Oppression, Research and Other Resources

Center for Media Justice

CMJ is a dynamic progressive communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. Learn to work with the media and communicate effectively to the world.

Center for Peace & Nonviolence Studies

Based at the University of Rhode Island, the Center offers trainings in Kingian Nonviolence, a curriculum developed out of the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. Learn the principles of Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and the organizing strategy used in that era.

Center for Third World Organizing

CTWO is a racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. Offers a variety of trainings for organizers and has a retreat center in Oakland, CA that offers affordable meeting space and accommodation for up to 60 people.

Bolder Advocacy

This site is a great resource for learning about advocacy vs. lobbying and the associated requirements for nonprofits.

Nonprofit VOTE

A guide to nonpartisan voter engagement. Explains differences between prohibited partisan activities and permissible nonpartisan activities.

People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

The People’s Institute offers training to help organizers comprehensively understand the notion of racism and combat it through a systemic approach.