THE NETWORK OF SPIRITUAL PROGRESSIVES
A project of the Tikkun Community, this site and network propose a different kind of progressive movement--"one founded on and giving central focus to a spiritual vision--to create a real alternative to the political Right, to the fundamentalists (religious and political), and to our society's ethos of selfishness, materialism, and cynicism."
A nonpartisan nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1970 by John Gardner as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process and to hold their elected leaders accountable to the public interest.
A strong force in the emerging realm of Internet activism, with news updates and an impressive directory of avenues for change. Called "Holding Corporations Accountable," the site has news stories of ongoing direct action.
A progressive, inclusive, and responsive interfaith electronic advocacy community dedicated to providing a powerful collective voice to help advance the cause of compassion and justice in public policy.
A grassroots citizens' activist organization, Move On provides action alerts and petitions to government leaders, as well as providing a vehicle for donations to causes and individuals. An effective counter to the power of big money.
The Campaign for America's Future works to revitalize a progressive agenda, and fights to make this economy work for working people once again. "We engage citizens, activists and political leaders in a renewed debate about the kind of country -- and the kind of world -- we want to build for the generations yet to come."
Approaches the election of progressive candidates by building a nationwide network to provide early support, and by developing candidates for the future. The site has a good outline of the progressive agenda.
THE FRIENDS COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL LEGISLATION
(FCNL) is the largest peace lobby in Washington, DC. Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL staff and volunteers work with a nationwide network of tens of thousands of people from many different races, religions, and cultures to advocate social and economic justice, peace, and good government.
USACTION / TRUE MAJORITY
The merging of True Majority with USAction combined the historic power of grassroots organizing with the reach and speed and effectiveness of internet activism. The campaigns are far-reaching and effective.
A national center for "training and leadership development for the progressive movement. Founded in January 2003, Wellstone Action's mission is to honor the legacy of Paul and Sheila Wellstone by continuing their work through training, educating, mobilizing and organizing a vast network of progressive individuals and organizations."
WORKING FOR CHANGE
Here is a mobile phone company, Credo, using the strength of its user community to lobby, petition, raise money and awareness and involve people in emerging progressive causes.